TRU mp grimlock released

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Autobot City Comics 2008, May 21, 2014.

  1. AzT

    AzT Moderator News Staff TFW2005 Supporter

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    Advantage, homework: subscribing to various threads / being a member here, signing up for in-stock e-mail reminders, TRU not screwing the pooch on the latter, etc.

    Win in any time zone!
     
  2. KnightStrike

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    Never got an in stock notice from TRU though I signed up for one. Got home from work and saw the update to this thread, but by then the listing was gone again.
     
  3. 3.8TransAM

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    Except when u work a swing shift, have to sleep and can't have your phone on you while at work:D 
     
  4. grymg

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    coming from a Cali TF fan - both times the links were up at around 3am and sold out by 8am!!

    first time, I didn't see the link until 8am due to commute and so forth, and it was sold out. So commence "kicking myself" repeatedly for the next couple weeks.

    this time, I had my browser on this thread and kept on refreshing every morning first thing. and voila, jackpot. now waiting for the shipping notice. . .


    P.S. For west coast folks, where we have the advantage is when Japan preorders (AE, Amiami, HLJ, etc.) hit at around midnight our time, which is 3am east coast.
     
  5. BenjaminXavier

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    This is all from the last 24 hours in the Virginia sightings thread. Posted for posterity so that in six months when people are complaining that they never saw MP03 Grimlock in store we can all point and say "See! You had your chance, at one point they were EVERYWHERE"

    Just like this pic from 2010:

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    That's east coast. West coast is different. There are like a million more scalpers here then there.
     
  7. flatline72

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    yup. It's too damned hot in AZ right now for people to be randomly hitting TRU's to get more grimlocks to Scalp :scalper .

    Plus the TRU's in AZ so far have not had any in stock in Tucson AZ anyway that i know of...they have not every time i hit them.

    Finally got mine online last week when it went up on the site the first time.

    :music 
     
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    Just received my shipping confirmation :) 
     
  9. AzT

    AzT Moderator News Staff TFW2005 Supporter

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  10. ranoobu

    ranoobu I like fried chicken

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    Man, I just started checking yesterday night and missed it... I have a feeling i'm going to miss out on grimmy again.
     
  11. Babyesco

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    Just found and bought another for $65.
     
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    Both my buddy and I got shipment confirmations for ones ordered yesterday around 9am est. I was worried we might get the old cancellation.
     
  13. grymg

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    got it too, that was fast.
     
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    I bought one on amazon I paid 133.00 shipped.I figured since the nearest tru is 50 miles away I would save myself money and heartache.
     
  15. roguesaint

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    Sucks that the closest TRU is that far away, but it sounds like you made the wise choice. Thumbs up.
     
  16. HARD RAINBOW

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    Welp, got my shipping confirmation today.

    Now I have to worry about getting a broken figure or chipped chrome.

    The ride ain't over yet! :drunk 
     
  17. xMostWanted559x

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    Has there been QC issues other than loose hips
     
  18. Hicks_Royel

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    That... was never the case here in Kentucky that I'm aware.

    Must be easier though to have inventory like that.
     
  19. ranoobu

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    Anyone have a good guess whether grimlock will come back on the TRU website?
     
  20. lango7

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    He will probably show up online again. Your best bet is to check online daily in the AM between 5-7 EST. The only unknown is the price. TRU is know for jacking up the price, based on sales and this guy is selling fast right now. On the plus side EBay is flooded with these guys so you should be able to score one around the 100 dollar mark.