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Metals Die Cast G1 Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by tgbobafett, Aug 31, 2018.

  1. tgbobafett

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    I bought this at a Target up in Little Rock, ARK for only $6.99 and posted it on the toy forums! Then someone said, that this was the first US sighting and it was newsworthy! Hope that's true, so here it goes....


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  2. Sam

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    Optimus Prime in carbonite?!? :eek: 

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  3. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Prime/Meg/Bee/SS completist

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    Some people have posted this on Facebook earlier this week.
     
  4. tgbobafett

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    well like i said.......idk if it is newsworthy or not, but if it needs to be deleted then so be it! heh
     
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    not sure if this is news worthy but I spotted the Gen 1 version of Optimus prime in the Jada Diecast Metal line. This was at Walmart.
     

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    wow nice find:thumb  I've only seen the same old couple batmobiles, fast and furious cars with a lot of empty shelf space in my area.
     
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    @transmasterc in what city and state did you find it? How much was it? Thanks!
     
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    Found them in the small city in Alabama called Hartselle. They were the mid sized cars not the bigger ones. I just check back and they are 6.97.
     
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    Great find there. I don't normally like buying Transformers that don't transform but I like how well that G1 Prime truck displays in the G1 style box. We are limited to how much we can display in our spaces at work so that looks like it would be perfect to get to display there. Right now I have absolutely zero things displayed in it.
     
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    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    Ooo, want that. Time to go to Walmart!
     
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  13. e prime

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    I\'m checking Amazon every day for both of these primes. I will never get them at my local Walmart 
     
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    Houstonian Prime skilled tradesman

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    courtesy of board member tgbobafett, these were first spotted back on Aug 31 at target...
     
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    Heh. Beat me to it
     
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    Call me crazy but wasn't Jada Metals G1 Optimus already on the front page at one point? I can't find it so maybe I am crazy. Honestly it's the movie Optimus that I don't recall seeing.
     
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    This looks like it’s worth picking up and keeping misb because the vintage like package looks sweet. Does anyone know if this company is making additional g1 style figures?
     
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    Why do people take pictures and not give us the damn UPC/SKU?

    edit: The thread merge/update came through. The Walmart SKU is 713455849.
     
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    Could you share the link here to give him proper credits too?
     
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