Where is the TR wave with Astrotrain?

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  1. Viper08

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    Am I missing something or is this way not getting ordered ANYWHERE?, all I see is the previous wave. Is there something I don't know?, are the retailers waiting for Black Friday/Christmas?
    Any ideas?, I've gone crazy looking for this wave and it's nowhere to be found, also not just locally, in other states/countries, nothing!!!
     
  2. Devil Prime

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    I work at Meijer and we got it in, sold out and then got wave one in afterwards for whatever reason. So you might find it at retail but online is probably your best bet. BBTS has Astrotrain in stock right now.
     
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    Hasbrotoyshop also has him in-stock at the moment, they have had him for a few days. I'm a little more worried about the wave 2 deluxes that didn't really hit any retailer in force except Walgreens (if they did get stocked at any Walmarts here they sold out instantly).

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  4. Taureanstar

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    Wave 1 showed up for a brief time and disappeared. Then the same with wave 2. Then wave 1 showed up everywhere with only galvatrons, no sentinel primes. So should we expect the same of astrotrain? Out of all of wave 2, astrontrain was the one I wanted the most. Wondering the same as others; do I buy online? I usually like to buy in stores because if there's something wrong returning is much simpler.
     
  5. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    Picked mine up at Meijer's about a month ago. Target just got it in recently.
     
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    You've seen astrotrain at a target? What state are you in? That's news to me. I've heard about Meijer; not any targets.
     
  7. MidnightBliss

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    I have never seen any wave 2 deluxe or voyagers in my area. Never even saw Wave 1 Leaders.
     
  8. transmasterc

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    Saw a wave 2 at a few Walmart around June or July. Wave 1 before that. Not seen wave 2 besides Walgreens sense then. I knew wave 2 of the Voyagers would be a be a pain the butt to find so I order Astrotrain from HTS.
     
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    Ordered both he & Alpha Trion last week from HTS. Arrived today. Online is your best bet. There's just a glut of Wave 1 Voyagers at all of my area big boxes.
     
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    I saw one yesterday at Target in Southern California, along with Alpha Trion. First I've seen Wave 2 Voyagers at retail, so maybe now's the time to start looking if you can't/won't do online shopping. Like others said, HTS has them in stock so that's probably your best bet to save on time/gas hunting around town. I was lucky and got mine on Amazon when they first went up around September...
     
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    Every week my walmart gets a case of the wave 1 voyagers. It has filled up the tf space in the aisle, and now they are just putting them up on the top of the shelf...Theres probably 6-8 each of Sentinel Prime and galvatron...hopefully they clearance them soon. I am still waiting to pick up a galvatron!!
     
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    I almost got mine on Bigbadtoystore, but waited and got him and Alpha Trion at Hasbro toy shop. It was worth the wait.
     
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    I still can't believe I paid 20 dollars for Chromedome and then Weirdwolf at Walgreens. Then another 20 for Mindwipe and 21 for Highbrow on Amazon.

    Luckily I got a back order placed on Astrotrain at Amazon for 25 and he shipped three weeks later and I had him for my birthday weekend (first week of September). Alpha Trion I was lucky to get when they first put him up on Amazon for 25 mid way through August.

    The legends I ended up paying the usual 10 for when they first went up on Amazon in September.

    The deluxes and legends are the only ones I saw at retail, the deluxes at Walgreens and the legends at one Toys R Us. I too am wondering whats up with distribution so that it works out like that. Heck I'm wondering why every store I go to doesn't carry Titan Masters?
     
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    I just saw it at the local Meijer like forty minutes ago. Only one Astrotrain, but about four Alpha Trions.
     
  16. BottleOfFuture

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    Weirdwolf and Mindwipe were totally worth paying 20 for in my case. I like them a lot.
     
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    I've learned these past few years that if there's a transformer I really want then it's best to just pre order online and pay a bit of a premium to ensure I get it. Got burned way too much during thrilling 30 and now I preorder everything I consider a must have and then just hunt for the rest.
     
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    the Fred Meyer stores around my area haven't even restocked Voyagers or Deluxes since Combiner Wars :( 
    (yet have Wave 2 Legends and Titanmasters)
     
  19. MrVanimal

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    Same here. Just ordered Wave 3 from BBTS. I'll hunt for older figures since I just got back into collecting since 2012. My ex-wife made me sell off my collection from 1985 - 2012 :( 
     
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    the only wave two figures i've seen so far are the deluxes and titanmasters, and they were at walgreens of all places.....usually my target and toys r us get it shortly after the first sighting in the US.