Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

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Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Va'al » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:51 am

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Site sponsor BBTS have dropped us a message to let everyone know they will be carrying the Platinum Edition Predaking reissue! The figure is up for pre-order now, at the price of $119.99.

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We had a fantastic time at Botcon this year and are happy to officially announce our latest Hasbro Shared Exclusive! The Platinum Predaking Reissue is now available for preorder at $119.99. This figure comes with die-cast metal parts and beautiful deluxe packaging - check it out here:

http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22988&mode=retail

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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Bounti76 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:10 am

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Too bad I already have the 2010 Japanese reissue...paid more too. :BANG_HEAD:

Either way, this set looks cool. I do have two observations to make

1. Did they really lose all the trademarks to the names so they have to be called "Predacon ________"? Or is that just a switch that was made for the sake of conformity?

2. "Torox"?? What the hell? Did I miss something? It sounds like a cleaning product, not the name of a vicious hunter. I fail to see how the name Tantrum could be offensive, or if what they lost the trademark for the name to.
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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Arucard » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:14 am

Do I spy a new sword for Predaking?
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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Henry921 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:46 am

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Arucard wrote:Do I spy a new sword for Predaking?


Indeed! That's a repainted Star Saber!

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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Va'al » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:51 am

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Henry921 wrote:I feel horrible for saying that. Va'al's a good guy.


You do not know that. I could be Burn in disguise. :-$
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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:56 am

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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby GuyIncognito » Mon Jul 01, 2013 8:38 am

I'm preordering for now; I may cancel later.

I really want this set, but $120 is steep.
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Amazon.com - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Va'al » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:53 am

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Following the news from BBTS, we can announce that Amazon.com has also added its pre-orders for the shared exclusive Platinum Edition Predaking, priced at $119.99. The listing reveals that the figure will be available as of September 16 2013.

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Re: Site Sponsor News BBTS - Platinum Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby HairyDawg » Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:33 am

I am going to go broke buying Transformers! This, Metroplex, MP Acid Storm, MP Soundwave, plus all the other regular issue figures... Yikes!
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby necr0blivion » Mon Jul 01, 2013 11:24 am

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Didn't notice this from the BotCon pictures, but Predaking is wielding a gold version of BH Optimus Prime's sword??? That's a neat bonus, compared to just using Razorclaw's sword.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

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HairyDawg wrote:I am going to go broke buying Transformers! This, Metroplex, MP Acid Storm, MP Soundwave, plus all the other regular issue figures... Yikes!


Makes me glad I already got Fort Max and MP Soundwave, but I feel it too, with Metroplex, MP Acid Storm, plus Saint's Row IV, Grand Theft Auto 5, Gran Turismo 6, and even then there's the PS4 and Xbox One.. and the inevitable possibility of an 'MP-13b - Soundblaster.'
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby hinomars19 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:02 pm

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necr0blivion wrote:Didn't notice this from the BotCon pictures, but Predaking is wielding a gold version of BH Optimus Prime's sword??? That's a neat bonus, compared to just using Razorclaw's sword.


Indeed.
Although the one time up-scaling something would've actually been cool they miss a trick.
There's no dealing with these people >:oP

Will he have all the stickers? Like the TT reissue did?
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Metrosuplex » Mon Jul 01, 2013 1:54 pm

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necr0blivion wrote:Didn't notice this from the BotCon pictures, but Predaking is wielding a gold version of BH Optimus Prime's sword??? That's a neat bonus, compared to just using Razorclaw's sword.


So then there's a proper sword? That gold DAGGER is hardly a sword... :roll:

$120 is still kind of high, but $24 for each piece of a reprinted, brand new 80s toy? :-B I suppose that's not unreasonable! ;;)
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Manterax Prime » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:17 pm

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What I absolutely hate about this is that if Hasbro is doing 30 Platinum releases for the 30th anniversary, WHY THE F*CK ARE THEY ONLINE EXCLUSIVE???!!! WHO'S F*CKING IDEA WAS THAT????
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Yweggo » Mon Jul 01, 2013 6:16 pm

Manterax Prime wrote:What I absolutely hate about this is that if Hasbro is doing 30 Platinum releases for the 30th anniversary, WHY THE F*CK ARE THEY ONLINE EXCLUSIVE???!!! WHO'S F*CKING IDEA WAS THAT????

This guy seems mad.

Not that I blame him mind you, I feel the same way.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Stormrider » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:43 pm

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Looks like they went with the shiny gold paint like the last Takara release.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby noctorro » Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:37 am

Hopefully he won't be over 195 dollars in The Netherlands.
I really want a nice new Predaking.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby alldarker » Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:20 am

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I'll pass on this one.
I'va already got the first Takara (yellow) re-issue, and I also own the 2010 version, which looks like this one. The Star Saber he's now issued with is still way too small: I upgraded mine with the Crazy Devy (CDMW-14)sword which is the perfect intimidating size.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Jul 02, 2013 8:12 am

If I already had Predaking, in any previous version, I wouldn't see any reason to buy this, especially at that price.

I don't have one, though, and he'd look great in my display case next to the BBTS exclusive Piranacon. But I only paid $40 for Piranacon, so I'm having trouble swallowing the $120 price tag for Predaking. I wonder if they'll end up putting Predaking on clearance a year from now?

Regarding these Platinum figures being online exclusives: it makes it difficult to get them, but the flip side is that they're more likely to appreciate in value. It makes them Collector's Items.
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Re: Shared Exclusive Amazon/BBTS Platinum Series Predaking Reissue Pre-Orders

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:04 pm

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Golden Star Saber? :shock: :???:

Also, Tantrum's new name is "Torox".
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