Mech Fans Toys upcoming figures

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  1. Max Tower

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    Interesting.... ASDA Dinobots seem to be still a go then.


    Yes it's very easy to do just access it from the back when the toy is partially transformed - the ideal tool is the sort of blunt flat head screw driver tool you get on a penknife. just gently push the slot it's plugged into from behind and carefully wiggle it off the two posts - apply your logo and push it back on.

    This is the same packaging as the ones designated for UK ASDA super markets, I'm now starting to wonder if the CHINESE super market Ultra Magnus & Megatron might show up as well now in some form in ASDA as well . I don't think Hasbro is going to be terribly impressed so grab them when you see them if they do show up. (originally shown last July) they now have the images of the other 2 added to the packets I notice. (see above post of Snarl)

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    Wait. They carried these in ASDA?! Seriously? Geez... That's cutting it close.

    Though, to be fair, Big Lots here in the states sold under and over sized KOs of Bandai candy toys of SPD and Magiranger/Mystic Force as well as BW Megatron (BMII dragon) along with a few others. The KO combiners ended up in Easter baskets sold at Walmart and Kmart for years. I shouldn't be surprised, really.

    PLUS...none of these are Hasbro products or designs. Yes, it's clear they're Dinobots, but Hasbro hasn't made these so... Gray area, I guess?

    Man, I'd love to just walk into a store and pick these up right off the shelf. No mail order, no preorder, just walk into Walmart and grab one off the shelf. Dang. Is this the first time that Mech Fans Toys sold their stuff in the western world in this manner?? (By that, I mean selling through ASDA. Not these specific ones.)
     
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    Not yet - like the post says (green text) they were made specficially for the UK (i.e. ASDA) this is the conclusion of a deal that has been brewing since last June. So Long as ASDA has not been bought out by Sainsbury's by then I suppose a Walmart distribution isn't impossible as they are still technically related companies.
     
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    Shit, I can remember seeing G1 combiner KOs at Big Lots way back.
     
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    ^This is what he said but could have been list in translation......
     
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    Man, oh man would I love these at Walmart. And they have enough muscle that they can tell Hasbro to take a hike for a few as they sell down the stock they have on hand.
     
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    Yes, someone has. I'll try to find the post(s) later.
     
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    cheers mate, thanks!
     
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    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    NP I still need to do it myself at some point. Here's some posts:

     
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    Here's my Grimlock with HS Prime. Faction symbol applied under the chest plate.
     
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    Hah! I've had both figures for awhile and didn't even realize how big he was compaired to that Prime. Though Grimmy stays in Dino mode
     
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    So... Odd request time! Any one wanna trade a toon colored Slag or Snarl for my Metallic colored Slag version? Minus the dianaut of coarse. Pm me if interested. Decided to switch from Metallic to toon, Sludge is already gone
     
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    Speaking of MFT UM2, when is he expected to be released? I can't keep up with MFT with their products new advertising vs what's actual released.
     
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    After Weirdwolf, Gears, Swerve, Hound, Grapple, Inferno. Those all seem to be next up.
     
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    Me neither, keeping up with all these companies and what they say they are doing and what they actually give us is like a full time job. Hobbies are supposed to be relaxing.
     
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    They were supposed to be making an Orion Pax as well - no Idea what happend to that. Perhaps it will show up randomly later.
    There is also the Mindwipe and Hardhead further down the road - and the shockwave repaint has been shown in finished colours so hopefully that will show up before to long.

    The Supermarket releases were of the Iron Factory upscale Ultra Magnus, the DX9 Upscaled Megatron & a Diaclone Mech with a bonus mech in blue and red. There was also a Starscream that looked like it might be a repack of the upscaled Iron Factory starscream that already came out once. which suggest that was another Front company then. I asked HZJ about the Diaclone set - but they have not got it in yet.
     
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