G1 Blaster has arrived at Walmart in US

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Shin-Gouki, Aug 24, 2020.

  1. Venixion

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    I've never seen a single repro discounted. The Cyberverse were for a while.
     
  2. Stygian360

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    Finally Hasbro has worked out the proper price point for these G1 reissues. Probably because the last several eventually ended up on bargain basement clearance... Astrotrain went as low as $9!! Thank God I didn't pay $49.99 for that figure.
     
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    The fact that no further reissues have been announced and it's priced so low, makes me wonder if this is the end of the current G1 reissue series. It's like they decided to end it months ago, but since they had already announced Blaster, they had to go ahead and release it, and set the price low to clear them off the shelves as soon as possible. I mean, they didn't even bother to release the cassettes too, like they did with Soundwave. It's kind of a half hearted release. I wouldn't be surprised if these will be in limited supply. Better get them while you can.

    I'm guessing that Hasbro is getting enough interest from adult fans, with the WFC line, that they don't feel the need to pad it with reissues. Kind of a shame. I was really liking the original packaging and there's a lot more fugures they could have done.
     
  4. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I actually still have my original G1 figure from childhood. Maybe I'll get this if I see it.
     
  5. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    I actually still have my original G1 figure from childhood. Maybe I'll get this if I see it.
     
  6. Dormamu

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    Whereforartthou the tapes?
     
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  7. Venixion

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    Maybe if they'd distributed them evenly and priced them fairer.
     
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    Thats just Prime...:) 
     
  9. Shin-Gouki

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    I am hoping they do but have not seen anything about them yet
     
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    I don't think it's the end. But it may be the end of pegged reissues, like cassettes and minicars, for now. RED is planned to take their place on pegs for the moment, I think.
     
  11. Toyzaremine

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  12. getoninja

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    with some research I think SKU is 518556967. If you have correct SKU please post it
    inventory checker
    Transformers Toys Vintage G1 Autobot Blaster Collectible Action Figure - Walmart Inventory Checker - BrickSeek
    Currently out of stock at all Walmarts near me, but since figure just came out, I dont think these Walmarts have received any Blaster shipments.
    unless SKU is wrong

    Walmart's page and currently sold out as I make this post
    https://www.walmart.com/ip/Transfor...4cyiPxyOWD8wUx0Mo34BUkiQPv1BzTEM2Q0&sharedid=

    and clearance prices for Walmart range from store to store. Not all Walmarts have the same clearance prices

    good luck guys
     
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    I've got THREE Blasters already!!! Can I get reissues on the goddamn cassettes ?!?!?
     
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  14. Shin-Gouki

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    Yeah maybe Blaster's Cassettes in a box set next
     
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    Nice! It says 5 stores near me have 3 to 4 in stock.
     
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  16. Fafnir72

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    My thoughts exacly! The duo cassettes that form an individual 'bot (Slam dance and the 'con too). And it can't b that hard for the others too as Hb has access to the Encore releases.
     
  17. Shin-Gouki

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    Interesting that the tag says Soundblaster. Maybe he's next
     
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    YES! Hope he comes to Australia soon, this guy would look awesome with my Titans boy :D 
     
  19. G1 Cassette Hunter

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    Any Walmart folks that know the current module they are entering? I suspect it is part of that planogram reset.
     
  20. MegaPrime33

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    None in stock yet at any of my local stores. I'm hoping one in particular gets him soon so I can pick him up and also get Soundwave, which is still in stock.