RotF Ramjet and Skywarp Walmart Exclusives out

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, May 13, 2009.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Spotted (and purchased) by HAILTHEFALLEN in the Georgia sightings thread. Special thanks to all are dead for the heads-up.
     
  2. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Handsome Jack Resurected

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    I was interested in Ramjet, but I'm not paying $30 for the first Movie Starscream even if it's in a better paint scheme. That money is better spent on the Energon combiner repaints IMO, which is 6 figures in all (5 component bots, one combiner)
     
  3. Doug

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    I like the looks of both ROTF Skywarp and Ramjet. But I am surprise about the $29.99 price.
     
  4. starscream-99

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    Why couldn't they use the new SS mold for Ramjet and Skywarp?
     
  5. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    Thirty bucks? Ouch.

    ...ah, who am I kidding? I'm still gonna pick up a Skywarp when I see him.
     
  6. Angelwave

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    Wait...$30.00? :sly2: 
     
  7. knoted

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    A total waste imo. They should have used the new SS mold.

    I'm sure Hasbro does it this way to get rid of the old mold stock they still had left over.
     
  8. Autobot Burnout

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    Probably so they could cash in on the old SS mold, and in SW's case the remolded head as well.
     
  9. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Gosh.. Why didn't they use the new mold?
     
  10. Macross7

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    Considering these are in colors not done before, they are an all new run of the mold, not old stock.
     
  11. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Exactly. These plastics and such are new.

    But $30?
     
  12. bumblebee79

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    I'll get these but $30 is a bit high.
     
  13. megatronski

    megatronski Mr. Low attention span

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    how did you buy them when walmart wont let anyone purchase rotf toys yet.
     
  14. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    So that they would match Starscream and Thundercracker maybe?


    Jeez! 30 bucks? Looks like I'll only get Skywarp.
     
  15. _Galvatron_

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    $30? Um, no.

    Not that I was after these anyway...Good luck with that Wal-Mart.
     
  16. starscream-99

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    All all other voyagers going to be $30 now or just these?
     
  17. Bgrngod

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    Is $30 a "fallback" price?
     
  18. clonemanager

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    It is gonna hurt for the seekers collectors ! $30 official price for all voyagers I assume ??
     
  19. SlyTF

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    I just saw ROTF voice changing helmit optimus at walmart last night
     
  20. Powersa

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    $30...