New Beast wars reissues revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Mar 11, 2021.

  1. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002

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    There's also general overhead for companies that includes payroll, utilities, rent/mortgage on property among other things that is likely baked into the cost for every single product a company releases (I'm an estimator for a construction company and every bid we submit has a baked in markup to cover overhead for the company).
     
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  2. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    All this bitching about price when both Primal and Megatron cost the same as a modern leaders. All while being roughly the same size, having similar articulation, and multiple spring-loaded gimmicks.

    Lots of things cost more than they used to. Y'all starting to sound like your parents when they talked about going to the movies with a quarter and getting back change.
     
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    It's still available to pre-order from Pulse if you want to save yourself the hunt.
     
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  4. Trunkkey

    Trunkkey There are no bad toys, just bad people.

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    I got 2x of each, but deep down inside I know I’m just waiting for a rerelease of these shitheads
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  5. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Then Hasbro hosed Walmart. But my explanation is likely very accurate based on the prices of G1 Reissues at TRU vs Walmart now.

    Either way, the price in this case is not really a reflection of direct product cost.
     
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    I am of two minds for this.  I have the original, and I have it displayed.  But, I really like it in the box.  SOOOO.....what to do?  What to do?  LOL  I think the factor of price is an issue for me also.  Back when they were first release, these leader class figures were a hefty $20.  Now, they are 2 1/2 times that cost.  But I just might cave in.  ;-)
     
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  7. HunterGreen2005

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    I do not own 1996 BW Optimus Primal or Kingdom Optimus Primal... so I ordered the Netflix Optimus Primal with Rattrap. In the long run I will be happier with the modern Primal with the MP colors.

    I did have 1996 Megs and Primal pre-ordered, but ended up cancelling after much deliberation.

    I know if I get 1996 Optimus Primal, I will need to get the other three, and that's like $146, and I won't open them so I wouldn't even enjoy them other than looking at $146 bricks on a shelf that I will just be holding MISB for the next collector.
     
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  8. Trunkkey

    Trunkkey There are no bad toys, just bad people.

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    I was a POS 6 year old. I remember I lit my Optimus Primal on fire and I repeatedly threw BW megs against the side of my house until it broke into tiny little pieces. I honestly have no clue why I did that but I've lived most of my life in regret. I truly loved those toys and my parents spent money they didn't have to get them for me.

    I must repent now... by buying multiple copies of this rerelease and holding them till the day I die.
    This crippling remorse may be the reason I became a MISB collector.
     
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    And we walked to Walmart, in the snow, and it was uphill both ways.
     
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  10. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    That two-pack (and the TFA verses pack of Earth Prime and Deluxe Megs) is like the perfect idea for the start of a new toyline. You get both leader characters, in fun, manageable sized toys, with accompanying fiction all it one convenient package. I wish more TF series offered those kinds of things.
     
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  11. JustineBW

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    I actually dig megs' black helm. Ofc it's not better than the og silver helm but it's also not bad. It fits to the "evolution" of megs concept. Reissue, kingdom, MP. More stock photos please!
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    I'm not so sure about that. Walmart have recently released a "flocked" version of MOTU Panthor and "Pixel Dan" (who's usually chipper for all things MOTU in his consistently positive reviews) called Walmart out on their markup:

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    (Or skip to 6mins, 41secs).
     
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    I want a chance at this 2-pack mainly for Bat Primal. It's like having Optimus and Batman rolled into one.
     
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    It’s a different/cheaper formulation of plastic that has been used in recent years. It’s lighter and less durable than ABS too. I don’t know the chemistry involved. I’m just repeating the wisdom from @Protoman from the perpetually awesome Transformers Slag podcast.
     
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  15. Rojixus

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    I actually do walk to Walmart, it's literally ten minutes from my house on foot.
     
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    His arms are no longer extended, he has extra safety ropes across his chest and he no longer has walls on his sides or on his head and feet to prevent the figure from moving; in other words, the box has empty and unnecessary spaces.

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  17. Zethrofax

    Zethrofax G1 Traitor - Beast Wars 4 life

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    I ask this with all due respect, but what exactly is the problem here?
     
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  18. RacerCheetor

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    What is there could enter another monkey.
     
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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    What?
     
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    You heard him, that which is there possibly could go inside a different monkey.
     
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