Texas Transformers Sightings

Discussion in 'Transformers Sightings' started by JasonPrime, Apr 25, 2003.

  1. smiller0570

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    Found studio series optimus(2007 version) at target in Tyler today. Really like him but question: why does his mid chest section(red part of the chest) come off? Other than that I do like him. No sighting of the bumblebee evolution pack yet.
     
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    So Jetfire actually comes with a piece that goes on in that same spot where it detached. As far as I’ve seen though, it looks to be the same part but just painted better. I’ve heard that the piece Jetfire comes with is what will be used for a DOTM Optimus, but that piece seems to be the only reason I think the mid chest comes off.
     
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    Ah ok I see that makes sense. I didn't know Jetfire came with that piece and really that's how theyll give Prime his roboabs? I'll have to watch another review to see this piece.
     
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    Yeah when I saw reviews prior, people made it seem like the piece Jetfire comes with was detrimental to the combining process, but after looking at the both, they seem to be the exact same, just Jetfire's piece is much shinier. They still connect in the same exact same way too. I know one reviewer I had seen claimed that the piece Jetfire comes with is slightly elongated? But I don't really see that.
     
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    Prime_Directive less than meets the eye

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    Nabbed SS M1 Optimus and Bonecrusher at the Target in Weatherford on Saturday, came upon SS Deluxe wave 5 at the Mineral Wells Walmart, minus Barricade. Nabbed Sideswipe, left the thousand WWII Bees. That Walmart also has a good stock of Warpath and Gears as well.
     
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    Hmmm interesting. Thanks for letting me know and hopefully Jetfire and Megs show up eventually.
     
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    I don't think the removable Prime belly is for Jetfire, judging by the pictures I have seen. If my hunch is right, the Leader class SS Optimus Prime is going to be same mold but with a trailer and an updated roboabs that is removable.
     
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    Didn't realize there were 2 targets along precinct...
    Jetfire is mine!

    Now to find Optimus.
     
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    Nice. Yeah, it was the one south of 183.

    Good luck on that OP, shouldn't be too hard to find.
     
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    Have you seen the two Google timelines I posted? The closest I've gotten is a grand total of 1 Target out of all those that had Bonecrusher. Plus one that I called that had one. Always a step behind...
    But yeah, eventually.
     
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    That is a good hunch! I wonder when we will see or hear anything on this leader Optimus??
     
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    I found the OP and Bonecrusher at a Walmart, so I'd check there. Target seems to have already set out and gone through their initial allotment. At least in DFW.
     
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    Yeah, I've hit several, and the Tf selection has been abysmal, to say the least.
     
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    It's big-time hit or big-time miss.
     
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    Thank god its at marshals
    I have 2 tj maxx near me and both take like 30 mins to get to
     
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    Went on a search today in my area and had no luck in finding SS Leaders Megatron DotM and Jetfire RotF. I guess I'll just wait until my pre-orders for them come through with BBTS. It's just fun to find them in the stores. It gives me that excitement but it does get tiring too. I did get my SS WWII Bee today from Amazon and his one leg is loose so I can only assume I should use some floor polish. Any recommendations on which floor polish I should get? Also got the Jada 1:24 VW Bumblebee with the Charlie figure. It's pretty decent but the orange-ish yellow-ish color is a bit off putting. Wondering if I could maybe remove some of the coloring off of it to make it look more yellow like in the movie. I don't know who thought that would be the best color for him in the first place. Anyways tomorrow is my 34th birthday so cheers to me. Hoping if I get out tomorrow I might find me a big score.
     
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    Happy birthday and hunting.
     
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    Yeah at this point I’ve given up on finding them at a TJMaxx. I have 2 that are within 10min of me, and they are frequented just as much I think by other collectors if not scalpers. The other two are a good 30-40min away from me.

    I just saw people saying they spotted Overlord at Marshall’s and took a shot at checking for Overlord but ended up with that set.