Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC

Transformers News: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 1:28PM CDT

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Seibertron.com user Goggle Convoy had notified fellow North Caroliners of the sighting of Contructbots Elite Megatron, Optimus and Hound in a Walmart in Raleigh, NC priced at 14.96 each. Mindmaster reported to the news staff, ScottyP took some photos - after three notifications, here is the proof that these sets are actually out there! (By the time the photo was taken, Optimus had gone.) Happy hunting, Constructbots fans.

Transformers News: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC
Credit(s): Goggle Convoy, ScottyP
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Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521314)
Posted by rdrunr89 on October 2nd, 2013 @ 2:02pm CDT
I like how there is a DOTM Mudflap in the picture. LOL. :P
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521327)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on October 2nd, 2013 @ 2:53pm CDT
rdrunr89 wrote:I like how there is a DOTM Mudflap in the picture. LOL. :P


RhA wrote:Mudflap! Wow. That's one hell of a shelfwarmer!


Some of my stores still have wave 1 stuff like Bumblebee and Roadbuster, at full price. Now that's sad.
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521329)
Posted by Venowtron on October 2nd, 2013 @ 2:59pm CDT
That Megatron reminds me of that Animated repaint
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521339)
Posted by AnnaChristine on October 2nd, 2013 @ 3:30pm CDT
Thats pretty lazy merchandising. Makes it look crap.
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521341)
Posted by ScottyP on October 2nd, 2013 @ 3:33pm CDT
Fun Fact: that Mudflap was the only deluxe TF in the entire store. I should've taken a picture of the whole TF pegboard as it was in a really sad state.
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521351)
Posted by AnnaChristine on October 2nd, 2013 @ 4:09pm CDT
Mudflap is that transformer your gran gets you because "it was cheap" and "looked alright" plus "you like it, dont you? tell me and we can take it back". :lol:
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521388)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 2nd, 2013 @ 6:58pm CDT
RhA wrote:DOTM! Wow. That's one hell of a shelfwarmer!
Fixed for ya. ;)
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521413)
Posted by Darth Jumpy on October 2nd, 2013 @ 11:00pm CDT
Are the Optimus and Megatron toys the same (or a re-color) as the ones in the two-pack?
Re: Transformers Contructbots Elite Hound, Megatron and Optimus Prime Sighted at Walmart in NC (1521508)
Posted by Goggle Convoy on October 3rd, 2013 @ 11:53am CDT
Darth Jumpy wrote:Are the Optimus and Megatron toys the same (or a re-color) as the ones in the two-pack?


Without having bought either the individual or gift sets, from looking at the packaging, they're the same, just that the individual releases have translucent armor parts and some different colors (like Megatron's turret) and the gift set comes with more/different weapons for each figure. I may buy the gift set eventually, but right now, I'm just buying the construct-bots who haven't been over-saturated the last few years like the Ironhide and Autobot Hound as they make for some nice repurposed G1-styled Cybertronian form Transformers.

Also, thank to ScottyP for providing pics, I currently don't have the equipment to do so.

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