G1 Vintage Reissue Astrotrain Released

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  1. G1 Cassette Hunter

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    I've seen at least one Walmart where they put some of the re-issue transformers near the front of the store in the card game and pokemon plush section.
     
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    Ordered one of of walmart.com and it came loose in a box with no padding. Looks to be in mostly good shape, though. I seriously hate these reissues being walmart exclusives. You're lucky to find in stores not beat all to hell, if at all, and it's a gamble on shipping as to how it arrives...
     
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    That seems like a weird place to put them. :confused: 
     
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    I think they've got them placed in a separate stand-alone TF display, too. I have no idea if said display is actually in the toy section or elsewhere...
     
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    Look who finally pulled into the station.
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    seeing this pic gives me flash backs being a kid in the 80s and my parents buying me Astrotrain I think at Toysrus.

    At $40 the price is still bit high for my budget but will be tempting if I see him for that same price in person.
    Still $50 on Walmarts site
     
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    Check out my reissue astrotrain...


    Custom made of course... Going up on eBay soon.
     

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    walmart website price now matches in store price if you still can't find it around. you just have to be willing to play russian roulette with the box condition
     
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    Yeap, Walmart matched store price some days ago. Not a bad price for a G1 reissue IMO but considering the trend of other reissues there are a lot of chances for a lower price.

    So far, have no issues with my boxes from the website. Thanks Primus!
     
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    He looks awesome in those colours.
     
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    I still could use an insert tray for one of these for my Canadian G1 box I got as a kid if someone is tossing the insert by chance.
     
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    Yeah, this guy is shelf warming big time in my area. Really has made the waiting game super easy.
     
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    Saw a few discounted down to $38 (from $48) but the boxes were completely thrashed on one side.
     
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    I wasn't going to get one, but scanned one the other day at Wal-mart. Came up for $25, so I bought it.
     
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    Yeah, I've been meaning to ask somewhere. I just didn't know what thread to ask it in. Is there any word on Blaster yet?