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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Neurie » Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:27 pm

The Romford Asda had the Legion Stingers and Grimlocks if anyones interested.

Cant find those Walmart 2 packs at all:(

Has any one else seen them?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Neurie » Tue Jul 29, 2014 5:27 pm

The Romford Asda had the Legion Stingers and Grimlocks if anyones interested.

Cant find those Walmart 2 packs at all:(

Has any one else seen them?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby TheGlynreaper » Wed Jul 30, 2014 7:44 am

Im curious as to what legion class stinger and grimlock look like
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Mr O » Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:03 am

TheGlynreaper wrote:Im curious as to what legion class stinger and grimlock look like


They look a lot like Knockout and Rippersnapper but without weapons.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:11 am

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Mr O wrote:
TheGlynreaper wrote:Im curious as to what legion class stinger and grimlock look like


They look a lot like Knockout and Rippersnapper but without weapons.

Does that mean grimlock can form abominus leg? Assuming you mean grimlock is just a redco of rippersnapper.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Mr O » Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:32 am

Yep, just a repaint. Quite nice though and gives Divebomb a little friend.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Wed Jul 30, 2014 3:49 pm

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Mr O wrote:Yep, just a repaint. Quite nice though and gives Divebomb a little friend.

Awesome, I love the terrorcon molds, trying to track them all down, though I'm unsure of what to do about the simplified deluxes. I love Cut-Throat and Sinner Twin but the toys...don't know what to do for the best.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Mr O » Wed Jul 30, 2014 4:15 pm

ZeroWolf wrote:I'm unsure of what to do about the simplified deluxes.


You mean finding them or are they worth getting?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:45 am

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Worth getting :P the home bargains near me still seem to be stocking them, along with a never ending supply of lazerback and Soundwaves.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Mr O » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:05 am

ZeroWolf wrote:Worth getting :P the home bargains near me still seem to be stocking them, along with a never ending supply of lazerback and Soundwaves.


I wish I'd known that Soundwave was gonna be the new Bumblebee before I paid full price for it, ah well. As for the others, I got Windrazor because he was half price and I wanted someone with wings to fill out the Predacon shelf. I wasn't expecting much at all but I'm still surprised at how much I like him, he really 'came to life' when I opened him up and spent a good few weeks as my desk toy. The plastic feels somehow 'satisfying' and the sculpting is clean and looks good. His face looks great with the Starscreamesque smirk and the wingspan is pretty impressive. With a bit of silver Sharpie his weapon looks great given to AOE Slug. I'll stop gushing now but for what's really an up-scaled Legion I was very pleasantly surprised (bearing in mind that I paid £6.99), so much so that I went back and got Twinstrike who isn't quite as good but worth seven quid if you've got it going spare and like the look of him. Hope that helps, didn't mean to go into review mode :grin: .
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Thu Jul 31, 2014 3:02 am

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Nah don't worry, that was great :D I do need some more preds. Twinstrike will make a nice companion for lazerback (well at least till I get Verta-Break) as the only preds without wings! I love the cutthroat sculpt as well, but then uI loved his G1 version as a kid, just found a stray Divebomb at home bargains.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ArmadaPrime » Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:54 am

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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby robotmel » Thu Jul 31, 2014 9:24 am

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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:32 am

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So a trip into Middlesbrough to get my TF comic fix brought me face to face with my latest want, simplified voyager Predaking (they also had the simplified Prime but I'm not fussed on that). My god it makes the normal voyager look puny, the sword they gave him is leagues better then the others. The Entertainer didn't have much else apart from beast hunters stuff on sale and beast hunter Kre-o stuff.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby craggy » Fri Aug 01, 2014 3:51 pm

the walmart/asda two packs were in my local Asda (well, one of them) today at £8 each. Had to get Slugdart and GrimCruel and the wee guys they come with are okay too. They had Bluerersaur and Bee too, but I passed.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Va'al » Sat Aug 02, 2014 6:03 am

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TRU Norwich has the Evolution packs for Grimlock and Bumblebee, if anyone was on the lookout for them!
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:04 am

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Who's in the evolution pack with Bee? Or should I say which Bee is in the pack with Bee.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Va'al » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:36 am

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The Generations Legends one, I BEElieve. I may BEE wrong though.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby TheGlynreaper » Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:14 pm

I might pick up the bumblebee evolution 2 - pack im not too sure at the moment, i dont really care about the grimlock edition the only one im looking out for is the then and now optimus prime
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby ZeroWolf » Sat Aug 02, 2014 4:22 pm

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I would be more thrilled about the grimlock set if they had also re-released Energon Swoop. Prime set I'll be on the look out for, but knowing my luck it'll be gone before I get the money -_-
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crankcase79 » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:36 am

Has anyone picked up generations Scoop? Is he worth getting? Think he's in stock on kapow and my birthday is Wednesday! Any other suggestions for good figures out at the moment?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crankcase79 » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:37 am

Has anyone picked up generations Scoop? Is he worth getting? Think he's in stock on kapow and my birthday is Wednesday! Any other suggestions for good figures out at the moment?
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Ravage XK » Sun Aug 03, 2014 10:39 am

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I have Scoop. I was unsure as he looks a little simple etc but it's a decent, fun figure. You wouldn't be disappointed with Evasion Prime either.
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby Crankcase79 » Sun Aug 03, 2014 12:10 pm

Thanks Ravage, I had considered evasion prime but I was thinking of waiting for the evolution prime pack. I need both those moulds!
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Re: United Kingdom Transformers sightings

Postby TheGlynreaper » Mon Aug 04, 2014 6:36 am

I just picked up evolution 2 - pack grimlock for £40 and im really loving the set although im curious as the energon grimlock has a second robot head and transforms in a way which seems to be part of a combiner mode will someone please help me out with this oh but im not bashing his dino mode i love it
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