Michigan Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by ikado, Jan 11, 2003.

  1. phoenixhawk

    phoenixhawk Rollin' to the Rescue! :)

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    Found Barricade and Impactor at walmart today...didn't see Mirage though (already have him anyway). Still no Crosshairs or Spinister
     
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    I'm in Ann Arbor for a couple of weeks from out of state for work. Any shops I should check out as far as transformers (especially G1), gi joe, star wars, mask, etc? And Hot toys? Thanks
     
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    big ben's comix oasis but it's about an hour 1/2 drive from ann arbor
     
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  4. Idarmed

    Idarmed Star Saber when

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    I've never been there before and might go there over Christmas Break. What Transformers do they generally sell? Is it all new stuff or do they also sell older figures?
     
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    I went to Canada over the weekend and it looks like I drove right by it on the way back, lol. I'll definitely try and get over to it before I leave. Thanks
     
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    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    I don't think this is much help, but I stopped at the Target at 12 and Dequindre on my day out doing Christmas shopping last Saturday and used the Target Circle coupon and picked up the Rainmakers. They had four sets there, three now. They've also got the Studio Series Prime with the trailer, and have some older wave Battlemasters (The axe) and Micro masters (Ravage and Laserbeak and the like).
     
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  7. Shiftimus Prime

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    They've go a ton from all over the franchise. Easily most well stocked brick and mortar TF seller in southeast Michigan. But watch out, all of their current stuff has a 5-10 dollar markup.
     
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  8. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    big Bens is hands down, the finest comics/collectibles shop in michigan..Honestly...ive been around the country with work, and I always seek new comic shops.

    Big Bens is absolutely world class. If your new or visiting the area..dont miss the opportunity to stop there.
    Yeah..there is a mark up...but just figure your walking out with something retail+shipping and you will be happy.
     
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  9. Idarmed

    Idarmed Star Saber when

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    Sounds great, it's like a half hour drive but it seems like it's worth it. I'd also like to go to a comic book store that isn't Time Travelers for once. Thanks for the help guys!
     
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    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    Dude..you wont be disappointed with the 30 min drive. Hell..they have been getting new wave stuff faster than anyone else these days. I sen astrotrain there 2 weeks ago..
     
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  11. Idarmed

    Idarmed Star Saber when

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    I think this was discussed earlier, but what do you guys think of NerdOut in Ferndale, and have any of you gone yet? I'm going on Friday and I'm excited after seeing some of their videos on Youtube.
     
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  12. iron maniac

    iron maniac Help Uncle Sixshot, Help!

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    I completely agree.
     
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    Southgate Walmart has an Apeface but it's a hand me down, someone already put their rat claws all over it, now some poor individual that doesn't know the difference is gonna buy it and be like what the fuck is this? You already bought the damn thing you should have kept it and moved on.i hate seeing that crap.
     
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    Yeah, my buddy owns it
     
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    I went a couple weeks ago. Reasonable prices and a surprising selection despite the size of the store. And the guy working the till was a class act. Helped me and my friend with every question we had and was cool shoot the shit about some of his more ridiculous pieces. Highly recommend, will go back.
     
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    Yup, that's Randy, he has the YouTube channel called knerdout but spelled it nerd out on the building so people would understand proper terminology. Pretty funny
     
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    I'm shocked - Target at 15 and Coolidge has sucked hard for the last 8 to 9 months, but I actually found one each of Spinister and Crosshairs there today.
     
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    The Saline Walmart has pretty much the entirety of siege and 35th voyagers (except Apeface). There is a christmas section up front that has the 35th display. Plus more figures in the normal area. They also have deluxes from wave 1 to wave 3, including at least 1 refraktor.
     
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    Went to check out Nerd Out in Oak Park yesterday, it was pretty awesome checking out their stuff and talking to the owner. Also amazing to see a bunch of Takara stuff for the first time in person. Can’t wait to go back!
     
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  20. sideswipe29

    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    Gotta say huge shout out for mentioning this shop. Was able to stop there today on my way to Ann Arbor and oh my GOSH! They had so much merchandise. It's incredible!

    Managed to snag this Revoltech Optimus Prime for well under the current going price so it was worth the stop.
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    Some of their other mainline figures like Studio Series and Siege had the mark up so I couldn't afford to buy anything else today. If you're passing through Allen Park definitely check it out it's just amazing to stand in that place.
     
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