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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Va'al » Thu Sep 19, 2013 1:48 pm

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TRU Norwich has both MP Soundwave and Acid Storm on the shelves!

And Wilkinson has Constructbots Starscream, if you're into them.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby waaaaghlord » Thu Sep 19, 2013 3:15 pm

Kickstarter is up for the second coffee table book on 3rd party TFs from Phil Reed. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/102 ... rence-book Quite a bit more expensive than the first volume was unfortunately, but I'm in for a copy.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Neurie » Thu Sep 19, 2013 6:03 pm

shipping is extra. Tax will be about £6-£7 if its FEDEXed which when you consider the extra charges you get if your caught with SAL it works out worth while.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Ravage XK » Fri Sep 20, 2013 12:42 am

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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Oddimus Prime » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:00 am

Ok I really wasn't sold on the Beast Hunter Optimus Prime toy, I mean £40 of £50 for that wasn't going to happen...

However on Smyths website it is half price... AND there is 20% off! Including Shipping he just cost me less than £23. That I don't mind paying to have an extra addition to my Optimus Prime shelf :)

I think I can still just about afford Metroplex...
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Oddimus Prime » Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:00 am

Ok I really wasn't sold on the Beast Hunter Optimus Prime toy, I mean £40 of £50 for that wasn't going to happen...

However on Smyths website it is half price... AND there is 20% off! Including Shipping he just cost me less than £23. That I don't mind paying to have an extra addition to my Optimus Prime shelf :)

I think I can still just about afford Metroplex...
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Sat Sep 21, 2013 4:19 am

Acid Storm and Soundwave have popped up in my TRU as well. Hard to resist SW even at that price, and having the 4 Japanese MP tapes. Hard, but I managed. Also saw a Skyquake. Wasn't all that impressed in person, so passed so I can regret it later :P
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Oddimus Prime » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:39 am

Picked up Sky Lynx, Grim Wing and Ultra Magnus at Tesco yesterday. Definitely not going to complain about spending less than £30 on 2 Voyager and a Deluxe :) Really like Ultra Magnus, already had the other versions of Grim Wing and Sky Lynx so less bothered about them, although I do prefer the green than the Blue/ Grey of Dark Steel.

Nothing new in Toys R Us this week, no Metroplex, no Wave 3 Cyberverse and no new Generations.

Has anyone seen or heard of Beat Hunters Shockwave showing up anywhere? I'm starting to worry that the good old UK has skipped a wave for some unknown reason...
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Va'al » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:50 am

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Oddimus Prime wrote:Has anyone seen or heard of Beat Hunters Shockwave showing up anywhere? I'm starting to worry that the good old UK has skipped a wave for some unknown reason...


Same worry here. :-(
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:56 am

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Skyquake back in stock for delivery at TRU...

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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:01 am

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When are the wave 4 BH deluxes released?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crosshairs » Mon Sep 23, 2013 5:31 am

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Hey guys, y'all doing good?

Got the IDW Bee and Trailbreaker from TRU - 'Breaker is fantastic, and I'm not too bothered about the small vehicle mode (also GORGEOUS LIGHT PIPING) :D Bee is much weaker, and the back windows seem to have the QC 'split' too. But a nice figure nevertheless.

Also took advantage of the Kapow Toys sale - nabbed a Silas Breakdown, Dr Wu Dark Tyrant Red sword and the GDO Megs Renderform Fusion Blaster :)

And since I didn't post it last month, AA haul :KREMZEEK:
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby robotmel » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:51 am

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Crosshairs wrote:Hey guys, y'all doing good?

Got the IDW Bee and Trailbreaker from TRU - 'Breaker is fantastic, and I'm not too bothered about the small vehicle mode (also GORGEOUS LIGHT PIPING) :D Bee is much weaker, and the back windows seem to have the QC 'split' too. But a nice figure nevertheless.

Also took advantage of the Kapow Toys sale - nabbed a Silas Breakdown, Dr Wu Dark Tyrant Red sword and the GDO Megs Renderform Fusion Blaster :)

And since I didn't post it last month, AA haul :KREMZEEK:
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Nice haul sir!

Do you or anyone know how long the Kapow sale is on for as I browsed their website last week and spotted DotM Que/Wheeljack for around £15 which suits me fine! ;)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:14 am

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For the people that visit the Chatham TRU did you know that a Smyths store has opened up in Aylesford? Just been informed by my Sister who informs me it is stacked with TFs.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crankcase79 » Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:51 pm

Thanks crosshairs! As a result of your tip and my wife's overtime / generosity I have been able to afford generations thundercracker and sandstorm from kapow. A thousand thanks! :BOWDOWN:

Also, I've mentioned it before but I ordered my BH shockwave from amazon.com including postage for less than £25. If like me you are paranoid about whether we will see it released here then its an option!
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Oddimus Prime » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:54 pm

To Kapow Toys!

I need me a Thundercracker and a Sandstorm as well... (and a Springer and a Blitzwing and a Blaster and a... oh wait, I'm not supposed to spend an entire months wages on Transformers am I? :-( )

In other news...

My "bargain" Beast Hunter Prime turned up from Smyths today. For the record (if anyone was paying attention...) it cost me under £20 (not including postage, £23 in total I think). So that was half price and then 20% off of that. Bargain!

However to be honest that was a little expensive. I nearly bought the toy when it was 20% off at Toys R us a while back, but didn't want to spend £40 when I saw it. Now I have it I am doubly glad! I mean it is a nice enough mould and looks pretty. The stupid ring of doom does not come off annoyingly. Bot mode is cool and big (ignoring the stupid ring), the weapons are fun. Lacking a mini gun of course.

The "truck" is messy, hollow and chunky. The whole thing feels like a cheap, plastic Tonka Toy, which is a shame. I don't hate it, but it's not worth more than £20, it's size is the only thing that commands that kind of price.

Worryingly, this level of complication and chunkyness seems to be the way Hasbro is moving forward (I'm looking at you Upscaled Prime Legends...)
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crosshairs » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:37 am

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Kapow stuff arrived today, unfortunately Silas Breakdown has a common-ish QC issue, in that the pin in his elbow is off centre and thus the arm will not bend forward :/ Since there doesn't seem to be a fix for it I'll probs have to send it back and get a replacement/refund
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crankcase79 » Wed Sep 25, 2013 2:23 pm

Sorry to hear about your Breakdown, I hope they can sort it out for you.

My haul arrived today, only 9 days for shockwave to get here from the US, not bad for the price I paid! Really excited about thundercracker and sandstorm too.

On a final note, my local asda has new kreons. Picked up long haul for my lad but really want a sharkticon for myself!
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Oddimus Prime » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:41 am

New weaponizers up at thetoyshop.com.

I want Bumblebee, not fussed about green Prime, feels kinda wrong.

http://www.thetoyshop.com/Action-toys-a ... 514695_bee
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Rodimus Minor » Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:10 am

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Has anyone spotted Beast Hunters Knockout and Vertabreak anywhere My local Tesco have none
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Va'al » Fri Sep 27, 2013 6:37 am

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Rodimus Minor wrote:Has anyone spotted Beast Hunters Knockout and Vertabreak anywhere My local Tesco have none


TRU have them, for £9.74!
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby waaaaghlord » Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:27 am

Finally managed to get out of town to a decent sized Tesco today. Managed to score both the 2 packs and Skylynx but no stock on Darksteel.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sun Sep 29, 2013 1:35 pm

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My local Tesco's had Vetebreak and Arcee in stock today. Had to pass as I don't get paid until Tuesday. :-(
Although, they have put the price back up to £13. :HEADHURTS:
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby waaaaghlord » Sun Sep 29, 2013 2:30 pm

I've had that at my local, bugger all stock most of the time the promo's been on, new case put out the moment the full price shelf tags reappear.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Rodimus Minor » Sun Sep 29, 2013 3:41 pm

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I was in Sainsbury's and they Had Beast Hunters Deluxe Knock-out, Arcee and Vertabreak so I got all 3 as I had a lot of nectar points to use my thoughts

Crock-out awesome 8)
Arcee I really like her :x
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