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Postby Sentry Prime » Mon Nov 12, 2007 8:41 am

Typical.

I search for ages, looking for a movie colour-schemed Barricade to no avail...I finally find one on eBay at a price that appeals to my inner-tightwad...I place the winning bid, wait nearly 8 days for the money to clear...

...and the very day I recieve notice that my Figure has been shipped I walk into my local Toyworld (Bendigo) and find the same toy freshly stocked on the shelves, for about $5 less than I just paid for it! :-x

but atleast I can scratch another one off my list :grin:
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Postby i_amtrunks » Thu Nov 15, 2007 4:08 pm

Saw 2x Camshaft and Cliffjumper at Toyland Mt Druitt. Someone had taken the two Landmine's as well.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Thu Nov 15, 2007 10:27 pm

Guess what? Those wave 1's are now MASS RETAIL. Big W Blacktown got Camshaft, Cliffjumper and Landmine. Also they had the Rescue Ratchet and Thundercracker.
Why they repainted Swindle, I'll never know
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Postby Pirate Man » Fri Nov 16, 2007 1:58 am

O.o, I suppose I hop down to Big W tomorrow.

BTW if you were edging to get a Stars Wars Death Star, now the time to do so, its 59.95 at target :).
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Postby i_amtrunks » Fri Nov 16, 2007 4:13 am

Fang Wolf wrote:Guess what? Those wave 1's are now MASS RETAIL. Big W Blacktown got Camshaft, Cliffjumper and Landmine. Also they had the Rescue Ratchet and Thundercracker.
Why they repainted Swindle, I'll never know


Front Paged and Credited Fang Wolf, and I am heading down there pretty much first thing tomorrow for a Rescue Ratchet (and possibly others).

And to think I had all but given up on Blacktown for toys!
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Postby Fang Wolf » Fri Nov 16, 2007 5:12 am

Thanks Trunks, my first FPC in a looooong time, I wish I knew TC was rare though, would have laybuyed him too. Oh well. Hope you get Ratchet, only one left because of me. XD
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Postby i_amtrunks » Sat Nov 17, 2007 1:05 am

Fang Wolf wrote:Thanks Trunks, my first FPC in a looooong time, I wish I knew TC was rare though, would have laybuyed him too. Oh well. Hope you get Ratchet, only one left because of me. XD


None left at 9.30 this morning, then went on a small hunt to Big W's at Plumpton and Penrith. They too only had the Deluxes.

Toys R Us Penrith was a different kettle of fish though:
Check out your Toys 'R' Us too. Big W Blacktown was out of The Voyagers figures, but still had the Deluxes.

They had 8 Starscreams, 3 Thundercrackers, 4 Rescue Ratchets, and a plethora of Allspark Deluxes as well as G1 Jazz figures.

I'm happy now I got me a Landmine and Rescue Ratchet!
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Masterpiece Starscream

Postby GNT » Sat Nov 17, 2007 2:22 am

Just a heads up that the Masterpiece Starscream is now appearing at TRU for $99.95 each. I bought mine :)
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Postby Burn » Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:35 am

Found the Bumblebee/Barricade movie slot car set today in Toyworld Cairns.

Ridiculously overpriced at $150.
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Postby Pirate Man » Sun Nov 18, 2007 8:21 pm

In Adelaide found Thundercracker and Rescue Ratchet too. I shall post pics on my live journal today/tomorrow when I get the chance :)

Updated Journal pics are on there.
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Postby skippytron » Thu Nov 22, 2007 8:08 am

dont now if this is old news or not, but casefresh have reduced most of their titaniums for clearance.

some the 6"'s were $9.50, and a few 3" for $5.00
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Postby Mikkatron » Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:39 pm

Hey guys, sorry if this has already been answered but have there been any G1 Masterpeice Starscreams spotted anywhere in Mebourne?
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Postby i_amtrunks » Sun Nov 25, 2007 3:57 pm

Mikkatron wrote:Hey guys, sorry if this has already been answered but have there been any G1 Masterpeice Starscreams spotted anywhere in Mebourne?


Yeah there have, I think TRU in Melbourne itself had some, and at least one other Melbourne Metro Store had them spotted as well.

I got me my MP Starscream from TRU Penrith, there were another 2 on the shelf that had some very bad paint apps (like yellow on the face, paint missing on the shoulders etc), but I did not check the top storage shelf ones (there were another 5 at least.
Also plenty of Voyager G1 Starscreams, Thundercrackers and Rescue Ratchets. No Allspark Deluxes yet.
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Postby RagingBull » Sun Nov 25, 2007 9:32 pm

these all spark power figures look amazing! especially the new molds

but nothing cooks my canoli more than going into shop after shop and finding shelves full of usless transformer product, role play and helmets and those freaking walki talkies! and other rubbish tf products along the lines of that...bigW and target wetherilpark. THIS MEANS YOU! they overstock the crap and then scratch their heads why its still there a month later!

can someone please help me out here from west sydney, i really wanna get my hands: Landmine, Stockade, Incinirator and im sure there is another delux or 2 that arnt repaints that i cant think of at the moment

so yes please any recent sighting of the above mentioned figures will be so much appreciated so i can possibly run by n pick em up this week

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Postby voice of hoist » Sun Nov 25, 2007 10:19 pm

Incinerator and Stockade aren't out yet. Landmine is, but I haven't seen one yet.
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Postby i_amtrunks » Mon Nov 26, 2007 4:31 pm

voice of hoist wrote:Incinerator and Stockade aren't out yet. Landmine is, but I haven't seen one yet.


Landmine has been snapped up pretty quick. Big W seems to be the place to hunt, but Blacktown, Plumpton and Penrith sold out of theirs in less than 4 days (although Penrith and Blacktown still had plenty of Camshafts and even a few Cliffjumpers left over the weekend).

Stockade and Incinerator are not due till early next year.

Also Evolutions of a Hero and the Allspark line have been spotted in WA.
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Postby RagingBull » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:12 am

oh fudge! considering my uni is down the road from westpoint i drop in there a fair bit here n there then the one week i dont go into blaktown bigW it gets released and snapped up

if anyone sees landmine pop up around western sydney again please give me a shout

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voice of hoist wrote:Incinerator and Stockade aren't out yet. Landmine is, but I haven't seen one yet.


Landmine has been snapped up pretty quick. Big W seems to be the place to hunt, but Blacktown, Plumpton and Penrith sold out of theirs in less than 4 days (although Penrith and Blacktown still had plenty of Camshafts and even a few Cliffjumpers left over the weekend).

Stockade and Incinerator are not due till early next year.

Also Evolutions of a Hero and the Allspark line have been spotted in WA.
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Postby RagingBull » Tue Nov 27, 2007 6:22 am

by the way

i know how popular the jetfire classics fig is and how rare it is said to be...no appeal to me to be honest....theres a bunch of em at david jones parra westfields, prolly about 7 or 8.....and dont forget to wave to santa as you walk past him in the shop!

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Postby Burn » Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:14 am

skippytron wrote:dont now if this is old news or not, but casefresh have reduced most of their titaniums for clearance.

some the 6"'s were $9.50, and a few 3" for $5.00


Thanks for the heads up about this. Took advantage of it the other day to finish off the Titaniums that I wanted (well aside from Thundercracker, still gotta track him down)

All for about $80. :grin:
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Postby i_amtrunks » Wed Nov 28, 2007 4:07 pm

Burn wrote:
skippytron wrote:dont now if this is old news or not, but casefresh have reduced most of their titaniums for clearance.

some the 6"'s were $9.50, and a few 3" for $5.00


Thanks for the heads up about this. Took advantage of it the other day to finish off the Titaniums that I wanted (well aside from Thundercracker, still gotta track him down)

All for about $80. :grin:


So another 8 Fallen's for Kitbashing? :P
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Postby Pirate Man » Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:52 pm

Yes there were Allspark Power Figures in David Jones, West Lakes and I got them except for Cliffjumper cause some ass wanted to ruin my day.

Anyhow I shall update my loot in the Live-Journal Sometime today to prove it + other bargains I found.

Also I waved to Santa like someone suggested.


Updated my journal so click and see the proof :) Dont comment on my unmade bed plz :(
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Postby i_amtrunks » Thu Nov 29, 2007 4:09 pm

Wouldn't you know it!

Walked into Target Mt Druitt last night for Christmas shopping. Walk past the Transformers and who do I see???

Brawl, Jazz, Bonecrusher, Arcee, Swindle, Dreadwing alongside FAB Jazz, Prime, Starscream and Frenzy.

All had 2 of each figure on the shelf (3 Swindles though).

Check your stores if you are missing of the earlier wave figures, you may just find them.
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Postby Burn » Thu Nov 29, 2007 9:32 pm

i_amtrunks wrote:So another 8 Fallen's for Kitbashing? :P


No.
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Postby Pirate Man » Sun Dec 02, 2007 4:25 am

Completed my Allspark Power and got MP Starscream, check out DJs for allsparks and TRU has the MPs in Adelaide

Check my journal for proof :)
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Postby troyw » Mon Dec 03, 2007 1:49 am

got my SS from aspley toys r us. couldn't see any others, but it was way up on the highest shelf at the back of the store
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