Universe Tread Bolt out in US Retail

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Otispq, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    I searched for other news of this,but didn't find any, so I thought I'd report that I picked up two Universe Tread Bolt's today in the Orem, Utah Walmart. Pics coming shortly...

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  2. Autobot Burnout

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    Oh YEAH BABY! Treatbolt is SO mine, as I simply MUST have the Jetfire mold in Blue Angels Colors! And all for $20!
     
  3. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    That toy has a really cool paint scheme.
     
  4. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    So far the only one I want from the Classics that's not a deluxe! Maybe 'cause I never got Jetfire! Looks good!
     
  5. BlueAngel_Bolt

    BlueAngel_Bolt I'M REALLY FEELING IT

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    Im glad I got mine already, Ohio doesnt get crap here till after its been out for at least a month :( 

    I love him though, an amazing mold in more amazing colors :) 
    Hes my favorite as you can tell by my name lol.
     
  6. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime TFW2005 Supporter

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    Would you mind posting his bio? I don't think we've seen it yet. Thanks
     
  7. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme Well-Known Member

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    I was expecting this with HTS getting it in stock last week. I've got it ordered with 20% off and free shipping, so he's not worth hunting at this point. He certainly looks super awesome. He'll probably be a traitor and be a decepticon though since they need more numbers to bolster their ranks. (until I get universe Unicron! mwahahaha)

    edit: POST 1,000!

    WOOT WOOT!
    (does anyone say that anymore?)
     
  8. Prime Aspect

    Prime Aspect Visual Synthesis Engineer

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    Dreaming...

    What I would love to see is this mold (with a new head) as Darkwing, to go along with BotCon Dreadwind. I may get Treadbolt and put decepticon stickers on him and pretend...
     
  9. SarahMobius

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    Ordered from HTS. I love the paint job.
     
  10. Razerwire

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    Mine came from HTS today (10/6) after ordering it on 10/2. HTS has been QUICK for me.

    Only problem on mine was the turrets on the helmet were loose.
     
  11. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    I think it was posted somewhere a while back, but here ya go anyways:

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    Is that readable or do I need to retake it?
     
  12. openchallenge

    openchallenge Shelves interlinked.

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    im looking forward to this figure. ive been liking the classics repaints lately.

    EDIT: but they dont need to be repaints do they? who cares about non-movie movie toys? they've only been surprisingly okay because they dont look like knockoffs. still would prefer at least variations of original decos.
     
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  13. Powersa

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    Nice find. This toy looks great in package. It was not on my list to buy but now I will think about it, especially with the code at HTS.
     
  14. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime TFW2005 Supporter

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    Perfectly clear, thanks again!
     
  15. Bravemaximike

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    Wow, who'd a thunk us Utahns would be getting so lucky with all these new releases before anyone else.

    How's that Brown coloring mix with the Blue? It always looks kinda crappy to me in the pictures.
     
  16. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i must find him!!!!
     
  17. openchallenge

    openchallenge Shelves interlinked.

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    i'm wondering that too. i think this one might spend a lot of time in jet mode. i think the brown looks alarming because people might still relate back to the conventions of robotech colorschemes. then again mixing the standard brown with a custom deco is the only thing you didnt see in robotech. its a reach but the brown is wierd for some reason.
     
  18. Guneagle01

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    does the brown look as bad as it does in the promo pics? its pretty much the only thing thats keeping me from buying him, cause the classics jetfire mold is one of my favorites.
     
  19. dorfsquest

    dorfsquest Cybertron EHS Specialist

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    Yeah, that's pretty sweet. I found one at my Walmart in Yuba City, California yesterday. I like the figure. The brown really doesn't bother me.
     
  20. DJW107PRIME

    DJW107PRIME Autobot Hero

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    Whats his face like?