Hot Wheels X Transformers Official Announcement

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  1. Powerbomb

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    Yeah, I knew what it meant, I'm old though.
     
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    TikTok word. As in, the "peak" of something, the pinnacle.
     
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    I feel like this should be bigger then what it is, I mean spectacle/momentous occasion bigger not size bigger. Idk maybe it\'s the price or feeling of just an empty box but this just comes off as underwhelming to me. 
     
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  6. Liege Prime

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    With Missing Link out, I find it hard to get excited to go back to the G1 Prime mold whether it's metal or not. But I do think it's a cool little collector's item. I think $50 would have been a sweet spot for the price. It would still feel high, but way more reasonable.
     
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  7. Powerbomb

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    I'm not sure if that's a compliment...

    Anyway, $80 usd sounds like a bargain for a limited item like this...
     
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    But I disagree, can't call something as tiny as this a bargain at $80 when there's a slightly larger version going for about the same price, and has more accessories.
     
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  9. TyrantGalvatron

    TyrantGalvatron Hasbro is NOT your enemy.

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    With as rabid as Hot Wheels Collectors are, this ought it sell out in 2.5 seconds or less.
     
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  10. TyrantGalvatron

    TyrantGalvatron Hasbro is NOT your enemy.

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    Yes it's their exclusive channel for items directed at collectors.
     
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  11. BLOODRAGED189

    BLOODRAGED189 In it for the engineering

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    I need this so bad
     
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    the split in the legs in alt-mode is a bit hard to look at, but otherwise, this figure is beautiful
     
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  13. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    First transforming licensed TF, and Hasbro has Mattel do a smaller G1 prime copy that costs more than the missing link one.

    They’ve got to be screwing with them :lol 
     
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    I must be missing something here… They want $80 for something that small? I get it is a diecast figure and has two branded licenses involved but this is a HARD PASS.
     
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    Damn I was super into this until I saw the price...
     
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    You are right despite how over priced it is. They know their audience.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    I straight-up don’t get this. And I don’t get why Hasbro approved doing it so close on the heels of Missing Link and with their own “G1 Deluxe” on the horizon. And I don’t get the price. Even WITH the trailer that’d be a hard sell.

    Box is nice, paint looks ok, but I just. Don’t. Get. It.

    Edit: wait, they spent 175 hours making something that looks like they 3D scanned a G1 Prime and downscaled it and produced it in diecast? I get that’s like an oversimplification, but really? Even more “I don’t get it”
     
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  19. PlanckEpoch

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    What's not to get? It's primarily aimed at HW fans, not TF fans. People who may not have an equivalent Optimus Prime toy because of their collection interests.
     
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  20. galvatran

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    I used the forum Search tool to look up $80. It crashed...
     
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