New Images of Siege Bluestreak and Ratchet

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Dillpickle, Jun 13, 2019.

  1. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    To people saying they have trouble getting Walgreens exclusives and live in the US.... don’t you have an internet connection (he asked on an online forum)? ALL of them were readily available for MONTHS on their website. Even to the point where some were clearanced out. They’re not hard to get if you live in the US...
     
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  2. Esquilax79

    Esquilax79 Decepticon Cassette

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    I love the blue tint of the windshield. Wish Ironhide had that. He doesn't appear to have any battle scuff yet, hopefully they won't touch and ruin the windshield like with Soundwave.
     
  3. Dann86

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    They look good but being exclusives for a shop not existing in the UK and having to pay over the odds for shipping, im going to pass. 
     
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    Wh33l JcK Well-Known Member

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    I'm not sure about that...

    Walgreens get stocked sparingly/randomly. Sometimes there is only 1 peg for the exclusives so there will only be 2 or 3 out on the floor at a time.

    Items go up on the website randomly in small batches. Plus, they sometimes cancel preorders without notice even though the item is just starting to become available. Transformers exclusives are slightly easier to get, but Marvel Legends and Black Series exclusives are a bit harder.

    All said, tracking down exclusives from Walgreens is a PITA.
     
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  5. Mattymo

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    But some places don’t have Walgreens unfortunately or only have 1 or 2. Ya gotta take that in mind. I live in an area that has around 20 within a 30 minute drive distance but there are places that have none or very few.
     
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  6. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    When they first go up on the website, they’re a bit sporadic. But after that they’ve been in stock. For months. I think Brainstorm was still available when the clones were out. And the clones were clearanced online for $11.99 when Wreck-Gar was out. Just buy them online instead of hunting stores....
     
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    It's awesome. It's better than combiner wars ratchet
     
  8. Windsweeper II

    Windsweeper II The Pristine

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    What he needs is to be a vacuum that sucks all the boring battle damage from the figures that stand close to him and annihilate it.
    If he can do that I'll buy ten of him.
    Hasbro needs to never put any battle damage on any figure ever again.
    Most boring and pointless gimmick they ever tried.
     
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  9. bignick1693

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    Both are purchases
     
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  10. YoungPrime

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    Right now it's luck of the draw with Amazon and Wave 3 dlx's. Brunt and Refraktor have been popping up there every other day and I've lucked up with Brunt but can't get just one Refraktor at retail price yet. 2 DLX and 2 Voyagers is all I'm really hunting for this Summer unless those Exclusives, 35th's or Selects start showing up.
     
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    They can I won’t deny that but some just don’t do online and I’ll agree that’s on them. For anyone out of the US, like I said earlier use robotkingdom but you gotta eat that big shipping cost. It’s a price sometimes you gotta pay if you want something but I’ll give that site credit, it’s fast. I’ve had to use them due to out of stocks at other sites and yeah $30+ shipping sucks but it’s here within 5-7 days and that’s out of China which is insane fast
     
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    gotta agree with this, i got my selects red wing in a matter of days from robotkingdom
     
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  13. Gangu Stars

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    Maybe for model makers and dio creators who weather and battle damage their own kits in unique ways. But time and previous failed attempts by other companies to sell pre-weathered and damaged toys have shown the concept is far less popular in Japan than other places. That said, maybe Transformers fans are just less controlling and unaccustomed to that type of work so it'll go over better.
     
  14. Mattymo

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    He’s out there?!?! Shit...

    Edit: and he’s sold out. I’m okay with this right now lol
     
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    yea i got a day 1 preorder in with them on may 27th, he was sold out by the end of that weekend
     
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    Shut up, and take my money!!!
     
  17. PGaither84

    PGaither84 Just a guy

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    I do nit like the default battledamage either (who does?), but I have embrased it. I have tried to find ways to wash it away, but the nail polish remover I (gently) tried threathened to melt the plastic I practiced on, and from my experience in scale models, I knew to stop and not use it on a figure. If anybody has an effective way, please share, but I have instead decided to customize my figures by giving them a wash to highlight all of that \"greeble\" and model paint dry brushing will come next.

    i love how my Ultra Magnus, Starscream and Megatron have come out. When I look at Ratchet, I already inagine buying some red paint to finish a cross on his shoulders and giving him a wash as well.
     
  18. setsuna

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    I think a lot of us are just insanely blindly loyal to g1... and be for myself :p 

    91% alcohol plus a gentle hand that can chisel away the paint with a flathead screwdriver my friend.

    Or you can simply paint over it ;) 
     
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  19. diablogunner

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    I like both and will be getting them I am sure, but Prime Ratchet is my favorite version of him. Maybe I can make him into Pharma or something...
     
  20. tigatron2002

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    windex with ammonia d can remove tampographs with out stripping the underlying paint with enough elbow grease
     
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