Minnesota Transformers Sightings

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

  1. goobahead1

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    Looking to sell my haslab opened but never transformed haslab unicron locally. Anybody looking to buy it? I'm in minneapolis. Looking for 1300 but can be flexible.
     
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    Thanks.

    I figured once T-Hybrid got his order correct, I was good. Now...if they could get Rodimus Prime and Wreck-Gar on their site...
     
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    Okay, I've had time to open and play around with Slag and Tracks...

    Slag: Love him. Comes off like a Masterpiece without the diecast.
    I can tell Hasbro must have looked at Fans Toys Masterpiece style Dinobots for how the legs transform to fill in space. I
    really hope to see Sludge, Snarl, and Swoop soon.

    Daniel went into the same parts bin Wheelie is in though...seriously would have preferred them giving us the Dinobots' swords over them.

    Tracks: ...Ugh... By now everyone has already mentioned their disappointment in this guy with the whole leg situation, and mine isn't any better. His legs are super floppy, and the way the legs are supposed to stay together. Seriously, how did such a huge QC issue get through to production like this!?

    Tracks is one of my favorite G1 Transformers, too... So this is a disappointment. I can Future polish the loose leg issue, but the leg tabbing together situation... Is there any guide (video or image heavy post) for how to fix the legs?

    I tried transforming Tracks into car mode and just couldn't complete it...the legs are just...annoying.
     
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    I posted my fix for the lower legs below:

    Kingdom WFC-K26 Autobot Tracks

    I also futured the hips and thigh swivels. Both changes made a world of difference in the figure for me. The lower legs in particular are dramatically better.
     
  5. T-Hybrid

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    I went to do that and now don't remember where I put Wheelie.
     
  6. MST3KFan

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    Ah, well... Acceptable loses. Maybe we'll get a fully transformable Studio Series Wheelie down the line.
     
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    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    He's on storage, but given I've had to split my bots between three crates now...yeah.

    Stopped at Cedar Cliff. Grabbed a couple bargain binners because I needed this Prowl variant and who can resist a cheap Grimlock?

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    Also saw this beautiful boy who absolutely needs a Core class update.

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  8. einhazard

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    Man I like Injector just fine but how is he $30?
    Also what makes that Prowl a variant?
     
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    BW blew up on the second hand market over the past few years, and Kingdom has only contributed more.

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    Like seriously, those prices for Injector are more than what I paid for a MOSC Lazerbeak to finish off my collection of US figures. And, at the time, he was probably the most difficult character to find, let alone complete, let along on card. I thankfully was ahead of the game and finished my collection about a year or two before the secondary market boom.

    Guessing it doesn't help that its original audience is now in their prime earning years.


    The original Prowl was white but Hasbro later threw out a running change that turned him black (without changing the box art).

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    I got the black one a while back (I think from Goodwill?) and since Cedar Cliff only wanted $10 for the white version I figured why not. Now I have Prowl the white owl and his black repaint which (for now) I'll just pretend is Barricade. (Yeah yeah it's not very 90s BWish but "Nightbird" would fit an Airazor repaint more)
     
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    Could always call the other Prowl Bluestreak as well. XD
     
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    This thing is from 2006 and I literally just realized it was intended as a hybrid of G1 and his Legends Pretender shell.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    ....any other big revelations from over 15 years ago you guys want to fill me in on?
     
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    oh man... that's new to me also! I feel kinda silly now...
     
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    Yo!

    snagged the one Rodimus and Ark from Midway Target this morning. It also appears Roddy is coming in-and-out of stock for pickup on the Target app!
     
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    Man, all the Targets in the North Metro here say they won't be carrying either of those Transformers.
     
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    I think the app says “not carried” for any stores that haven’t received a shipment yet.
     
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    Wadena Walmart has two Deep Covers and one Deesus Army Drone.
     
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    Edina Target has like... 5 T-Wrecks. Nothing interesting at Bloomington Target tho.
     
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    Does anyone here collect model kits? I’m trying to find a good tarn and mu model has a decent looking one, how is pose ability and movement?
     
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    So, I seriously wonder if Walgreens is ever going to have Kingdom Red Alert at this point..or ANY of their new exclusive figures.

    I have yet to see the Marvel Legends Nova figure in any of them (any Marvel Legends really), or the figure that was come after him, Quasar.
     
  20. Allnamestaken12345

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    Still have Nemesis Primal and Bee from the World's Collide setup for grabs.