NOVASTAR FOUND

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Kane prime, Aug 12, 2018.

  1. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Yea, once again I think people overestimate scalpers v collectors (especially when it comes to transformers mainline items). I know of 6 of these hitting my relatively local area and know exactly who every one of th m went to. The three closest Walmart’s to me have yet to get them, but someone would have to pallet dive before me to shut me out. Many times nutty collectors instead of dirty scalpers.
     
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  2. GizmoTron

    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

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    He's checking for PotP Deluxes, for which they have 7 out of presumably 8 figures left from the case. The SKU # is 355505207 (and yes it says Wave 1 on Brickseek but the number is the same for all waves).
     
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  3. GizmoTron

    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

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    Something a lot of people have trouble understanding: That the scalper boogieman they fear is actually just another collector who got there first.
     
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    guarddog8471 Well-Known Member

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    Finally found Sludge and Snarl at my Taylor, Pa Walmart! My Dinobots collection is complete! On a side note, they had the other Deluxes from the wave on the pegs too...
     
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    Not at my local WM this evening; only deluxes on pegs was 1 Rippersnapper and 2 Dreadwinds
     
  6. RobimusPrime

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    This. You need to know what is & what isn’t in stock. Other members in NY were finding her earlier in the week. I noticed the Rome store had zero in stock until this morning, when it jumped to eight. A quick text to my brother & sure enough she was there.
     
  7. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    How are the shipping rates there?
     
  8. J Reyes

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    Found two in San Diego  @ a walmart in imperial beach. Sorry sold the 2nd one. 
     
  9. TFfangeek

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    A scalper was offering Novastar at Amazon for $49.99, and someone bought it for that price. I\'ll wait until Amazon has Novastar in their own stock.
     
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  10. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    Got mine at the Lawrence RD Walmart.
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    This absolutely. When a store gets one case, and at best that equals two of any new figure, it's just as likely not "damN scaLpeRz!!"
     
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  12. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    Add to that some of the collectors my be buying two, one for them and one for a child. There are more that a few duplicates in my house because of my son wanting the shark one that can be a combiner leg.
     
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  13. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid Zenryoku zenkai!

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    Oh hey so in case anyone was wondering Nova Star's boxart absolutely looks like the art style for SIEGE rather than PotP.
     
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    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    I'm not sure I see it...
     
  15. goodisdumb

    goodisdumb All Hail Lord Helmet

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    I'm not sure. They have free shipping on orders over $150 so I always go that route.
     
  16. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    Thanks but you're a day late and a dollar short. I found her this morning.
     
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    PoweredConvoy Randy

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    Found 2 at Putnam, CT Walmart yesterday.
     
  18. Revan1307

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    Can't wait to find this
     
  19. Gamerlingual

    Gamerlingual Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    How is she? Solid figure? Thoughts?
     
  20. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy

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    She's nice. I don't think she looks as good as Moonracer though. She seems a bit too lithe to me.