Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. T-Hybrid

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    Makes sense, they probably have buyers lined up for these and know they can get secondhand units much easier if they cover the shipping cost from sellers.

    Also, if they cover shipping...I'm guessing they gave you specifics on how to do it to ensure it gets to them safely.
     
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    I looked at bbts, it was saying that that USPS couldn't ship the item. So I asked them for a FedEx or a UPS prepaid label. I asked on here about the weight of the box, got the weight and they sent me the label easy peesy.
     
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    Thanks for the Hound input. So far, the only crack I’ve encountered is where his “door” connects to his cab area. That happened immediately. So far everything else seems good. I think they may have made some mods on the second batch. Mine also came with a supplemental instruction sheet clarifying how to do certain steps, with new pics and info in Japanese. So it seems like they took a couple of steps to improve things.
     
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    I think the door hinge was one of the most common area to have cracking issue on MP Hound when it was released originally. Sorry to hear that you encountered that already. Hopefully everything else holds up.
     
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    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    AKAIK I transformed MP Hound to robot mode once and nothing cracked. He's been on a shelf ever since and I refuse to look too closely.

    Schrödinger's Hound
     
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    Lost in all the rhubarb, and maybe it's not relevant these days, but Pulse has SS Overload back in stock if anyone got bit by Target or another vendor trying to finish Devy.
     
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    ...rhubarb?
     
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    Hullabaloo?
     
  9. Rahal Stmin

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    And howdy-doo? Musty prawns and timbuktu?
     
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    Been pretty quiet on the sightings in terms of new toys lately hasn't it? XP

    I've actually been going through some of my older CHUG toys lately and while a number of them have been replaced by the more recent Siege/Earthrise/Kingdom/Studio Series 86 stuff, a number of them are still really good figures.

    Like, I really love the Kingdom Cyclonus, but the Classics one is still a really good Cyclonus in its own right.
     
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    WE DO NOT TALK ABOUT THE ORGANGUTAN

    In TF news, tried Toyworld for the first time with their WW1/2 stuff, and I gotta say, pretty good! A bit pricey, but if you want some unique designs, they've got 'em. Their original bee is kind of a nightmare in some places, but I really like their Starscream Tri-plane. Picking up Bulldog with the ol' tax refund.
     
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    Looking at Amazon JP for a few things, when they show shipping costs....are those both added in at point of sale or is there a cheaper combined cost?

    Both items are from Amazon JP, not a vendor.
     
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    They combine the shipping costs at checkout. I'm not sure what the algorithm is, but when I've ordered multiple items from Amazon Japan, whether from Amazon themselves or 3rd party vendors, the shipping is always combined and always lower than the individual shipping costs added together. For this reason I almost always try to order more than one thing at a time from AJ to save on shipping.
     
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    Grabbed Huffer and Airrazor from the Champlin Target. Left Arcee. Scanner says they have three more deluxes in the back.

    Maple Grove Target has a seemingly endless supply of Kingdom wave one deluxes and voyagers.
     
  17. Foster

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    Minnetonka Target has a Kingdom Ractonite and Arcee, and two SS86 Hot Rods.
     
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    Riddler87 Everything's a puzzle

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    Would it be worth going out to Minnetonka just for Ractonite? Or do I just keep waiting for my BBTS to come in?
     
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    Isn't he in stock on Pulse?

    It's a damn fun figure if that's your question.
     
  20. einhazard

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    Agreed, tho I will add the caveat of if you didn't like Paleotrex, you probably won't like ractonite.