Windcharger at CVS Pharmacy

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Optimus Clyde, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Optimus Clyde

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    This probably isn't news, but I don't see it posted anywhere else.

    I know there are folks out there still looking for their own RTS Windcharger, and some who don't even have a Ross in their area. But just a couple of days ago, I found an RTS Windcharger at a CVS Pharmacy here in Plano, TX, for $10.49. So now there's another place you can possibly find him.

    Here's the original Sightings forum post I made with a pic and more details:
    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/trans...-transformers-sightings-1666.html#post6660938
     
  2. DecepticonSpike

    DecepticonSpike Member of the Scrappy Doo Fan Club

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    I'll have to check out the ones near me.
     
  3. Switchblade

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    Oh, cool. There's one of those just a couple blocks from my house. It would be nice to finally find one of these damn things.

    ...

    Or maybe I'll just keep checking TJ Maxxes.
     
  4. fabexmax

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    LOL, yeah, I'd say that newsworthy! Pics with a receipt would add more credibility.
     
  5. GrimlockAutobot

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    $10.49 is still ALOT better than the $30-$40 on ebay and these boards.
     
  6. Optimus Clyde

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    Well, maybe. It didn't ring up when I took it to the checkout counter, so they had to do list it as a "taxable item". It's generic and doesn't "prove" anything, really. But here's a pic of Windy and the receipt anyways.

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    EDIT:
    Yep. However, given that they rang it up as a generic item and that the shelf tag read "MV2 SCOUT", it's slightly possible that $10.49 isn't the final price. Probably is, but technically not confirmed given my experience.
     
  7. Jlogano20

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    i just had a fanboy scream i have no ross's in my state but i have 5 Cvs !!! yes!
     
  8. Bountyan

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    I should really ask my dad in the states if he lives by some of these stores carrying Windcharger and ask him if he can find it for me.
     
  9. JazzEd

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    If someone else finds one at CVS, please report back. That would be awesome if o'Windy had a wider release. :) 
     
  10. daytimeninja

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    Hmm, I actually check my pharmacies often for some rare figures, but the only RTS I've found has been a Turbo Tracks.
     
  11. Dinobot747

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    I'll check mine sometime, I would love to find him.
     
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    Help a Canadian brother out...
     
  13. MasterpieceMP33

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    There are between 15-25 CVS stores within 30 minutes of where I live... thats alot of stores to check.
    If you find one that actually scans in a store 'sweet-talk' the cashiers to use there discount card. This will reduce the price by 20%.
    If you have CVS extra bucks coupons you can use those as well.
    Most CVS stores in the northeast should be gradually marking down there transformers 3 merchandise starting next week at 50% off. Inquire if this goes for all the merchandise.
    Happy Hunting
     
  14. Satomiblood

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    Considering it's $10.49 for a popular scout that's still in relatively high demand, I'd say that price is fitting. He's about the same price as a PCC 2-pack or DOTM HA scout. And that's better than the $30-50 people have been shelling out for this little motherfucker. You'd be pissing the difference of ~$5 in gas going back and forth to TJ MAXX anyway, so why not put all of that bullshit to rest and snag him at a place that might have him?
     
  15. CodeXCDM

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    Ebay:
    For 10.49, he's sold if I see him.

    Honestly, if you've purchases stuff via eBay or thru these boards, even single items after ship costs will be 10 or so bucks. Worth it IMO.

    Would *love* to grab two of them if I see it.
     
  16. Kiddcade

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    I'd love to grab three so I can finally do my KITT/KARR figures up.

    I made my old "G!" KITT/KARR figures from Spychanger Crosswise, this would be fitting...
     
  17. MagnusPrimal

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    I guess I'll be visiting a few CVS stores in the next couple of days.
     
  18. starscream-99

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    Same thing happened to me when I found the RTS Legends. Guess I'll be going to CVS. I want another. Mine has QC issues.
     
  19. Dinodigger97

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    All though this is off-topic but....A week ago I find a Mindset or two at Walsgreens(?)but I didn't buy one 'cause they wanted $14.99.

    On-Topic.....THAT IS AWESOME!!!:) 
     
  20. TrueNomadSkies

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    That's like 2-3 bucks cheaper than what Superstore (and most others) charge in Canada for him & other scouts anyway, so it's still a good price by comparison.

    Also, wouldn't you sooner expect them to have Ratchet?