Minnesota Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by Foster, Oct 23, 2003.

  1. T-Hybrid

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    Maybe the original plan was for the cockpit to not be transparent and at the last second there was a change made? Maybe someone looked at it and said "People are going to think there's no cockpit because the jet nose doesn't open so mold the real cockpit in something that makes it obvious."

    I'm reminded of how Elita-1's combiner feet are molded in the same pink plastic as some of her other pieces but are then painted black for...no discernible reason.
     
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    You can also totally fit his ape head (with headmaster) into the bottom of the jet cockpit rather than having to put the guy into the back end cockpit
     
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    It's funny, I just had a 5 minute mild panic where I thought I had left the headmaster somewhere because I forgot it was still attached to the ape head in the jet cockpit. :) 
     
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    I'll have to give that a try. The time I tried it didn't sit as flush as without. But then the big grinning ape teeth under the nose is kinda neat.

    "Damnit Apeface pull your head out of your ass."
     
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    I almost feel like they tried to make it so that he could be in the actual jet cockpit in robot mode but couldn't get it to fit right and just went 'eh screw it, two cockpits'. XD


    ::EDIT:: Actual sighting! Found Rumble/Ratbat at Bloomington Target. Nothing else new (unless you're looking for Mirage or impactor). They probably had the other new micromasters in the back (since the peg was pretty full of lazerbeak/ravage and rescue team), but I didn't have time to ask.
     
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    Hot Comics in Richfield still had some G1 goodies. Picked up a complete Blitzwing, a reissue Ratchet complete with box, Topspin and Twin Twist (who need a bit of cleaning), and an incomplete Gnaw (missing his tail mace, gun and shark mode arms).
     
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    Yo, anybody want an opened Bumblebee Vol 2 Retro Pop Highway for $30?

    Inner box is in okay shape, outer sleeve has a tear in the back. Bots have been removed but accessories still tied in. Purple dino came with a loose leg, but will stand fine as the other leg is tight.

    Lemme know, otherwise will ebay:) 
     

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    Eagan Target had a lone Direct-Hit/Power Punch hanging among the old Spy and Rescue Patrols. I picked it up, but it may be going back shortly as @einhazard lucked into a BOGO and has a few spares.
     
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    Yeah, Edina target had 2 sets of the micromasters, so I picked up the cars for me and cars n' tapes for Thybrid so we could benefit from the b2g1. There's still one set of Ratbat/Rumble left.

    I'm praying that Astrotrain shows up this weekend so I can get the 25% off coupon on him.
     
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    I'll take it.
     
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    Got Apeface from Amazon today. I like everything - except that he’s got so many silver paint apps on his legs, he looks like he’s wearing Zubaz.
     
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    Eagan Walmart has a shitton of the Ravage/Rumble and Laserbeak/Frenzy G1 reissues.
     
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    Anyone see the NECA TMNT wave 2 sets with Rocksteady and Bebop yet? Apparently they're starting to pop up in Target stores across the country.
     
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    North St Paul Target got in two sets. Looks like someone snagged both BB/RS sets. All turtles were still there yesterday. I picked up the last set of foot soldiers. It could be possible that BB/RS were never there, but I can’t imagine that, as all the other sets were there.
     
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    Didn't see BB/RS at the Bloomington Target, but I did spot a Mirage and a Barricade
     
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    Edina target: A couple PowerPunch/Direct hits, no ratbat/rumble. One SS ironhide tucked towards the back, some barricades.
    EP Target: Nada interesting
    EP Walmart: Lots of impactors, mirages, barricades. That's about it.
    Bloomington Walmart: Same as EP
     
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    St.louis park and Knollwood Target are a wash.

    Knollwood does have 3 of the Bebop & Rocksteady 2 packs
     
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    Grabbed a couple this morning. A fair number remain. They also have a decent selection of the 35th figures in the toy section near Subway.

    Nothing exciting at the IGH Target.
     
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    Remember where you saw them? Was it in electronics near the POP stuff?
     
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    Clarification. The TMNT wave 2 is at St Louis Park. Only one set of BB/RS left. Thanks Mr. gone
     
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