Figure King #309 Scans

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Gamerlingual, Oct 29, 2023.

  1. blaine71274

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    They need to bring the plastic window back. I’ve seen too many damaged figures with missing heads and weapons. Returned a Blaster once because Eject was missing. Just recently got my second damaged copy of Menasor from Hasbro Plus due to items being damaged during shipping. Box was weak and flimsy and figures were exposed to the jolting of shipping. The plastic window helps to stabilize and strengthen the box structure also.
     
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  2. Lion

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    Hope we see quickstrike, rampage, and depth charge.
     
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    This new beast mode pic of Silverbolt does more clearly show off the slightly weird proportions. The lack of neck and the tail feathers not really protruding much past his butt are a bit of a bummer. The original toy has the better beast mode, but what this guy lacks there he makes up in size, poseability and a handsome robot mode.
     
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    They've mentioned that they're going to re-release him down the line, especially with how they had to stick him into Buzzworthy to get him out on shelves. He'll probably be re-released next year or '25, but we'll get a mass release of him eventually.
     
  5. JukeOutlander

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    Is Hasbro not trying to sell leader/commander class to kids then, or are they planning on opening those up as well?
     
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    Yeah, leaders are opening up. Tigerhawk and Concept Megatron are open.
     
  7. John Titor

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    They are opening up as well. Though I should have stated that open boxes sell better to kids/parents as spontaneous purchases. Leaders, Commanders and Titans are more planned purchases for special occasions (birthdays and christmas) so those don't need the added marketing advantage an open box has.

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    I agree - although I am a bit bummed out by the beast-mode, the more I see of it. I’m really excited for this figure - but yeah, the original toy definitely had better beast proportions. I wonder why this one seems to have gone a little wonky /:
     
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    I just hope that Takara makes enough of SS 102 Optimus Prime or whatever they’re calling it for everyone to get one
     
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    looking forward to Takara SS122 coming up for preorder
     
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    Already up on Amazon Japan and elsewhere. Get it quick because some places like HLJ already sold out for their preorders.
     
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    They didn't, the toy is already sold out at some retailers.
     
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    I must be doing something wrong. Says no offers available on AJ.
     
  14. John Titor

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    Sorry, that's really too bad. I don't know if it's due to some geographic settings but orders can still be placed. I tried it just now.
     

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    It's because he's in the US. AMJ has been making certain preorders unavailable to US customers recently. Same deal with MP Rhinox.

    AmiAmi still has him
    https://www.amiami.com/eng/detail/?scode=FIGURE-160510&rank=
     
  16. John Titor

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    So those specific releases were never available for Americans?
     
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    Your TM2 Megs point is valid, but nothing here says more Transmetals are coming, just that Silverbolt is from BW Metals, which is what the show (or at least the relevant part) was called.

    Though I wouldn’t be mad at some TMs…
     
  18. lord ginrai

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    Prime wasn't available from the start, while Rhinox was available for a few days until Amazon toggled US availability off.
     
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  19. John Titor

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    Yikes! I feel bad for Americans then.
     
  20. lord ginrai

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    I agree with the previous poster. It's hard to give an exact translation on the nuance, but the Japanese wording is pretty clear: "... Heading into the Beast Wars Metals era. Spearheading/leading the way is Beast Wars Metals Universe Silverbolt".