Platinum Edition Blaster and Perceptor – Official Images

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Mechafire, Jul 9, 2015.

  1. kingnothing80

    kingnothing80 Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone reported these found on shelves in the US yet? I just did at Target in Frederick MD. They rang up for $100.

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  2. worldsgreatest

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    Huh. Well that's pretty cool.
     
  3. BenjaminXavier

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    Most likely an online order not picked up, or an online return to store.
     
  4. Raiju

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    Neat but the lack of Rewind is a non-starter for me.
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    That and the fact I already own Perceptor from the last reissue.
     
  6. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Nope, that's the first in-store sighting.
     
  7. Roufuss

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    Yup, this is my guess as well. Someone probably ordered it online and then changed their mind.
     
  8. transmasterc

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    Well, after getting the SDCC Blaster and the TRU Perceptor back in 2009 this is an easy pass.
     
  9. wearelegion69

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  10. BenjaminXavier

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    Glad i got mine. I guess the coupon was enough to make people grab it. I'm surprised the coneheads set didn't sell out though
     
  11. wearelegion69

    wearelegion69 Banned

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    Yeah. especially when 2 out of the 3 were never reissued before. I guess that means people found it a good deal at 75$ plus tax.
     
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  13. AzT

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  14. Starscream Gaga

    Starscream Gaga Protoformed This Way

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    I just wish Australian Toys R Us' would get a reality check and put these guys on special so I could get them. You've had this and the Insecticons shelfwarming at $150AUD for ages now... they're not going to sell at that price!

    And now they've introduced Trypticon for $400... good God.
     
  15. AzT

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    :jawdropper: 
     
  16. BenjaminXavier

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    For some reason Brickseek doesn't show the national percentage of stores that have a product anymore, but I can tell you the few zips I know that I checked (Here in Seattle, 90210, and where I used to live in VA) all have no stock within 100 miles.

    Plus this was an online exclusive that only turned up in stores when it was ordered "site to store" and never picked up.
     
  17. wearelegion69

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    Yeah you are right, it was mainly available online.
     
  18. wearelegion69

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    Someone just pointed out something pretty crazy:

    Eject from the Platinum Intel Ops Autobots Sets has the tampographs of RatBat:

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    Does anybody else find this cool?
     
  19. BenjaminXavier

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    Whoa! I have the Platinum and the Takara reissue tape set, I'll have to see if I can find them both and snap a picture
     
  20. ScottyP

    ScottyP Got The Touch

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    Glad you found it useful! I was pretty surprised myself. Not sure if that's a mix up or just a way of making something different for the sake of it, but in that case I'd have expected more difference on Ramhorn and Steeljaw as well.