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Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:06 pm

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I hear people buying them at their local TRU but mine look at me like I'm crazy. Am I?
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby GuyIncognito » Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:47 pm

Seems like nobody in the TRU organization is even aware that they're selling these. I've heard stories of cashiers being unable to scan them at the register.

I've seen the Legends and Scouts at my local TRU, but no sign of any of the Deluxes or Voyagers.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby RodimalToyota » Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:46 pm

Yes they are, I picked one up in the first week of NOV, already have the Igear Ladder set on him.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby NTESHFT » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:20 pm

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They have came and gone a couple of times at this location. As said before, they aren't coming up when they get scanned at check out, so that might have something to do with no one knowing anything.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby triKlops » Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:26 pm

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yes he is but he seems to be the most popular so his shelflife is minimal.
just came from TRU; they had 5 Megs and 1 Powerdive, no Hot Spot.
the only time i have seen him was a couple behind the customer service desk being held for other customers.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:06 pm

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triKlops wrote:yes he is but he seems to be the most popular so his shelflife is minimal.
just came from TRU; they had 5 Megs and 1 Powerdive, no Hot Spot.
the only time i have seen him was a couple behind the customer service desk being held for other customers.


Which location? Looking for them too.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:09 pm

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RodimalToyota wrote:Yes they are, I picked one up in the first week of NOV, already have the Igear Ladder set on him.


Damn! I purchased TFC Gears of War set for mainly the ladder. You have a link to the iGear one? I could always use the Gears of War ladder for the Inferno I plan to own in the near future.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby RodimalToyota » Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:32 pm

Transformers Hoarder wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:Yes they are, I picked one up in the first week of NOV, already have the Igear Ladder set on him.


Damn! I purchased TFC Gears of War set for mainly the ladder. You have a link to the iGear one? I could always use the Gears of War ladder for the Inferno I plan to own in the near future.


I meant TFC, not iGear, my bad.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:04 pm

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RodimalToyota wrote:
Transformers Hoarder wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:Yes they are, I picked one up in the first week of NOV, already have the Igear Ladder set on him.


Damn! I purchased TFC Gears of War set for mainly the ladder. You have a link to the iGear one? I could always use the Gears of War ladder for the Inferno I plan to own in the near future.


I meant TFC, not iGear, my bad.


Cool, I picked up this set too. A little pricey but I think it's worth the money with the other goodies that's included. Paid $40 shipped. Think it was TFC-004 Gear of War.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:15 pm

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My troubles are over, picked up all three on eBay. After shipping I paid a total of $20 more than had I picked them up at TRU myself but at least I don't have to burn gas running around trying to find them.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby triKlops » Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:40 pm

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triKlops wrote:yes he is but he seems to be the most popular so his shelflife is minimal.
just came from TRU; they had 5 Megs and 1 Powerdive, no Hot Spot.
the only time i have seen him was a couple behind the customer service desk being held for other customers.


Which location? Looking for them too.


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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:42 am

I just came from TRU, and they had multiples of all the GDO figures. Hotspot actually looked decent in-hand, but Megatron and Powerdive are still fugly.
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Re: Is Asia voyager Hot Spot being sold in US. TRU?

Postby SentinelA » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:03 pm

GuyIncognito wrote:Seems like nobody in the TRU organization is even aware that they're selling these. I've heard stories of cashiers being unable to scan them at the register.

I've seen the Legends and Scouts at my local TRU, but no sign of any of the Deluxes or Voyagers.


Ditto. But I did get my hands on a Megs when I went out of town.
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