Walmart Exclusive G1 Blaster

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  1. FireSkyJet

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    Unless I’m blind, we don’t seem to have a thread for this yet since the fan vote won. With Astrotrain recently dropping, any news on when Blaster will hit? Looking forward to pairing him against Soundwave!
     
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    If he's the next reissue to hit retail AND if he doesn't show up until Astrotrain is nearly gone AND if Hasbro follows the general pattern they have up to this point (new G1 release generally every 6 months), Blaster might show up late Spring/early Summer. Or, he could show up tomorrow. Or, could show up in 2021. Or never. I really wish I could be more helpful. Lol?
     
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    LOL right?! And will they have cassette packs like they did for Soundwave?! Inquiring minds...
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if he has fewer cassettes available than Soundwave did due to the lower popularity/notoriety of the Autobot cassette characters. But who the hell knows!
     
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  6. FireSkyJet

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    LOL. That. Is. Awesome.

    I purchased the SDCC one from a couple of years ago, but I'm still looking forward to this release for the G1 packaging. Because I'm stupid like that...ya' know...just take my money Hasbro.
     
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    It's fairly buried now but I try to keep this thread up to date when new product hits. Maybe mods can pin it, since it's basically tracking the Walmart and Pulse releases?

    G1 Reissue possibilities (2018-beyond)
     
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    I also have the SDCC one, still sealed in fact. I don't know if I will get the Blaster but I certainly hope they do his cassettes, at least the most important four so I can pick up the pack with Rewind. It always bugged me the SDCC set did not include him.
     
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    I have one or two Blaster's lying around >.> Red & Blue MC-21 Radi-Cassette Robo Micro Change Variants, the three US G1 Molds, the Canada Release, the Europe Release, 1987 Japan Twincast, 2006 Broadcast, 2006 ehobby Twincast, ehobby Shattered Glass Blaster, 2013 SDCC Epic Conclusion Mini-Blaster, KFC Ghetto Blast, KFC Transistor Metal, Non-Metal & Orange, KFC Doubledeck, The Autobot Ops Blaster, KFC Shattered Transistor, 2016 G.I. Joe Club Crossover Toaster mini-deck & the TCG 35th Anniversary cards. They await his brother from another mother in 2020...One of Us...One of Us...One of Us...
     
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    Will he be at Walmart? I hope so!
     
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    I hope there's more G1 goodness at Walmart. Parenthetically, I'd also hope that said goodness comes to an actual Walmart near me.
     
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    Yeah, I believe he’ll be a Walmart exclusive! He was in the poll on social media just like Astrotrain, and Astrotrain dropped at Walmart
     
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    Thanks. My boyfriend has been wanting a Blaster, so I've been hunting for one.
     
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    The thing is that Blaster has been redone to death. To date in the US there were already 2 G1 reissues. The SDCC version and the Auto intel pack.
     
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    Time for the retro version... :ev: 
     
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    Exactly. I own the SDCC version but I want it in OG packaging. That’s the main thing that Wally delivers.

    Your boyfriend will love the packaging I’m sure. And hopefully they release the cassettes like they did for Soundwave
     
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