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Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order

Monday, May 5th, 2014 9:56AM CDT

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Site sponsor Robotkingdom has opened their pre-order for the highly anticipated Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire! He's listed at $59.90 with a third quarter release date. Their pre-order page can be found by click here or any of the images mirrored below:

Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order

Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order

Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order

Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order
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Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571402)
Posted by Siger on May 5th, 2014 @ 10:00am CDT
Da heck with that price tag? Hell no! :twisted:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571407)
Posted by wilcosu35 on May 5th, 2014 @ 10:07am CDT
interesting how the figure gains paint apps between the first and second robot picture, and ofcourse the obligatory mistransformed jet mode
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571413)
Posted by User897 on May 5th, 2014 @ 10:23am CDT
I think I'd rather take my chances finding him at Walmart for less, as well as not dealing with the shipping cost.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571428)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on May 5th, 2014 @ 11:31am CDT
$60 yeah i dont think so, $40 is about the most id pay for a leader & only if its bigger than whats being passed off as leader class these days.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571430)
Posted by ScottyP on May 5th, 2014 @ 11:43am CDT
$93.33 after shipping if you do their cheapest option. 8-| This is why they don't get my money any more.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571436)
Posted by TimothyR on May 5th, 2014 @ 12:08pm CDT
wilcosu35 wrote:interesting how the figure gains paint apps between the first and second robot picture, and ofcourse the obligatory mistransformed jet mode


and it's a shame that the release loses the paint apps.. such horse crap.. hasbro really screwed the pooch on a good mold yet again.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571446)
Posted by Black Bumblebee on May 5th, 2014 @ 12:38pm CDT
I'm more sad to see that bright blue in the "cockpit" chest become a dull gray... but yeah... where'd the paint go, Hasbro? Do you just all assume we're going to use Reprolabels to fix your goofs? lol
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571448)
Posted by wilcosu35 on May 5th, 2014 @ 12:55pm CDT
TimothyR wrote:
wilcosu35 wrote:interesting how the figure gains paint apps between the first and second robot picture, and ofcourse the obligatory mistransformed jet mode


and it's a shame that the release loses the paint apps.. such horse crap.. hasbro really screwed the pooch on a good mold yet again.


i just noticed the deco on the packaged figure. damn cheapskates at hasbro
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571457)
Posted by kirbenvost on May 5th, 2014 @ 1:10pm CDT
I'm expecting this figure to cost more at places like BBTS, to be honest. Not sure what I want to do this time, take my chances with TRU or pay more online.

As for the missing paint apps, it's annoying but inevitable. I'd personally rather they skipped out on the chrome and kept the paint. G1 Jetfire didn't have any chrome, so it doesn't make sense. I guess we'll have to settle for Reprolabels, unless they're smart and put a sticker sheet in the box like Whirl.

However, if they're marketing this as a Platinum Edition, which would explain the chrome, prepare for higher prices everywhere.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571475)
Posted by mooncake623 on May 5th, 2014 @ 2:13pm CDT
Looks Awesome! I'll buy a few. But not from RK! Shipping is such a joke.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571481)
Posted by Whitemest on May 5th, 2014 @ 2:26pm CDT
YUP! got to the checkout and saw the CHEAPEST shipping method was 33 bucks and some change, thats just nutty... well except the 45 and 48 dollar shipping methods, Haha ill pass and wait for this to hit other shops.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571490)
Posted by dragons on May 5th, 2014 @ 2:44pm CDT
wilcosu35 wrote:interesting how the figure gains paint apps between the first and second robot picture, and ofcourse the obligatory mistransformed jet mode


:roll: really little mishap from not imperfect person transforming toy mistransfomed or not you know your going to buy it if you like how it looks transformed correctly shouldn't effect person decision if they buy it or not from pictures on online retailers or tyos shows
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571503)
Posted by Kibble on May 5th, 2014 @ 3:25pm CDT
I thought this was going to be another Amazon pre-order and got supe excite for a moment...then I saw it was RobbyK at an inflated price with rape-flavored shipping...which caused me to curse at this bastard thread.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571504)
Posted by GuyIncognito on May 5th, 2014 @ 3:32pm CDT
The rape analogies need to stop. It's offensive and ridiculous.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571533)
Posted by Kibble on May 5th, 2014 @ 4:58pm CDT
I am offended by hypersensitive, overly PC reactions. Please consider my feelings, too. Thanks.


While there's clearly some sarcasm in that reply, it also rings with truth. Words are just words. Their context and intent are much more important. If you choose to be offended by something that clearly isn't being said, that's more on you.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571558)
Posted by fenrir72 on May 5th, 2014 @ 7:36pm CDT
Btw guys, not a PR man of RK (only purchased once (Tomy Breacher from them 'cause I buy either amiami, hobbysearch and last resort hlj) but concerning the price. Being HK based and if the destination is the continental USA, won't it cost more? Just asking.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571575)
Posted by warzon3 on May 5th, 2014 @ 9:13pm CDT
Is Jetfire a platinum edition figure?

I guess that would explain a $60 price tag then???

If he was just a regular leader class, I would expect $45.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571617)
Posted by Deathscythetransform on May 6th, 2014 @ 7:30am CDT
not in a million years I will pay that price for that toy

I have the classics jetfire, voyager class, and it looks better than this...

and what's with the alternate head?
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571624)
Posted by shockblast2 on May 6th, 2014 @ 8:07am CDT
Yeah, remember what I said yesterday in the other Jetfire post?

This reinforces it. Does anyone really think any mass retailer is going to carry a toy that is priced $20 over its own target margin? A leader figure is supposed to be $40 tops. $60? Good luck finding one. And again, that is assuming Hasbro actually follows thru on producing these.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571630)
Posted by GuyIncognito on May 6th, 2014 @ 8:48am CDT
shockblast2 wrote:Yeah, remember what I said yesterday in the other Jetfire post?

This reinforces it. Does anyone really think any mass retailer is going to carry a toy that is priced $20 over its own target margin? A leader figure is supposed to be $40 tops. $60? Good luck finding one. And again, that is assuming Hasbro actually follows thru on producing these.


Just shut up already. :BANG_HEAD: EVery f-ing post you make is just you bitching about crap. Please do us all a favor and disappear. You add nothing positive to this board, all you do is troll with your negativity. You are the worst the kind of poster and this forum is a worse place because of your presence on it.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571641)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on May 6th, 2014 @ 10:26am CDT
shockblast2 wrote:Yeah, remember what I said yesterday in the other Jetfire post?

This reinforces it. Does anyone really think any mass retailer is going to carry a toy that is priced $20 over its own target margin? A leader figure is supposed to be $40 tops. $60? Good luck finding one. And again, that is assuming Hasbro actually follows thru on producing these.


RoTF Leader Class figures (Optimus Primes, Megatrons, Jetfire) sold for $50 in 2009 at Walmart. I bought Leader Ironhide in 2011 for $44 at TRU. I imagine the prices would either stay the same or go up a bit. Unless I got hosed.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571675)
Posted by ScottyP on May 6th, 2014 @ 12:43pm CDT
fenrir72 wrote:Btw guys, not a PR man of RK (only purchased once (Tomy Breacher from them 'cause I buy either amiami, hobbysearch and last resort hlj) but concerning the price. Being HK based and if the destination is the continental USA, won't it cost more? Just asking.


It's fully expected that it would cost more to ship than if bought from a US retailer. However, the shipping is very much overpriced. It just plain does not cost $33 to ship something that size from HK to the USA, unless you start talking about Express services, which that $33 price is not for.

They're known for this kind of thing. It's $20 to ship a deluxe figure now from RK, again at the cheapest. The actual cost is probably somewhere around $15. That $33 on Jetfire should probably be closer to $20, unless they put it in some kind of ridiculously sized box.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1571799)
Posted by fenrir72 on May 6th, 2014 @ 5:05pm CDT
So it's a mark up/scalper price then. That being the case, unless you're desperately needing a particular figure, choose wisely then(?)
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1579534)
Posted by warzon3 on June 4th, 2014 @ 8:51pm CDT
Where are preorders in the states!!!??!!!

I'm getting worried.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1579539)
Posted by Drift082111 on June 4th, 2014 @ 9:16pm CDT
warzon3 wrote:Where are preorders in the states!!!??!!!

I'm getting worried.


I'm really thinking we will see these in retail. I remember how concerned I was over finding Cosmos and Swerve and now I can find them readily. I think Jetfire will be found! : )
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1579585)
Posted by skynet1O1 on June 5th, 2014 @ 12:59am CDT
$60 is more than halfway towards many masterpieces figures. I like Jetfire but he's not worth that much.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1579919)
Posted by Kibble on June 6th, 2014 @ 10:53am CDT
I hate this thread...twice now I've seen it and gotten all adrenalinized to hurry and get to whatever site is selling it and get an order in before it's (temporarily) sold out...only to realize it's just one of those overpriced, far-out release, placeholder preorders.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1579923)
Posted by RhA on June 6th, 2014 @ 11:35am CDT
Kibble wrote:I hate this thread...twice now I've seen it and gotten all adrenalinized to hurry and get to whatever site is selling it and get an order in before it's (temporarily) sold out...only to realize it's just one of those overpriced, far-out release, placeholder preorders.


:lol: The thread has raped your sensibilities!
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588840)
Posted by Superwheeljack on July 8th, 2014 @ 5:16pm CDT
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588930)
Posted by mooncake623 on July 8th, 2014 @ 9:52pm CDT
Felipe León Nájera of The Transformers Colombia Facebook group is at it again! This time we get promotional images of Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire. Which will be available as soon as August 1st from our site sponsor Robotkingdom!! We've mirrored the images below for your viewing pleasures and keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries around!

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Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588947)
Posted by durroth on July 8th, 2014 @ 10:53pm CDT
glad the backpack guns come off... but I'd like to know if the other guns do too, because I really don't want guns on my figure's legs.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588953)
Posted by BERSEKAEL on July 8th, 2014 @ 11:19pm CDT
Wow, a MUST HAVE!!! :grin:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588964)
Posted by Rated X on July 8th, 2014 @ 11:43pm CDT
I will buy this, but Im more excited abut MechaForm MF-01 SkyGuardian. Jetfire is ok, but Id rather them give me Skyfire.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588969)
Posted by nullrayz on July 9th, 2014 @ 12:28am CDT
THIS IS AMAZING!!!!

poor hasbro, if only they knew that 90% of people buying this toy are over 18 years of age.

can't wait to pick this up.

Few gripes from pictures, his paint scheme is bland, could use more shading and details on the white. I understand they're trying to go g1 accurate, but his colors don't really work the best for a toy.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588970)
Posted by nullrayz on July 9th, 2014 @ 12:30am CDT
is 59.99 worth the price of this figure? or will retail come out at 39.99?
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588971)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on July 9th, 2014 @ 12:37am CDT
nullrayz wrote:poor hasbro, if only they knew that 90% of people buying this toy are over 18 years of age.


They are WELL aware of this. The Generations line seems like it's targeted at collectors more than kids, but if they were to market it that way then it would really only be collectors stores that would stock them rather than general retail stores.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1588979)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on July 9th, 2014 @ 1:15am CDT
hope this is priced right cause i really want one
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589001)
Posted by TimothyR on July 9th, 2014 @ 4:21am CDT
the more i see of this figure, the less i like it.

i mean.. we already got a jetfire toy update with the classics jetfire.. what i want is a figure of the cartoon version.

had they given us a more cartoon accurate alt mode.. there'd be no need for a fake chest and a giant fuselage hanging off his back. hell, i don't think jetfire/skyfire has ever gotten a toon accurate alt mode. it's a shame really.

plus, the stripped paint apps makes this figure look ridiculously cheap, and it's not like there were that many to begin with, so i'm not sure why they got rid of them.. plus, look at his hollow thighs.. seriously, hollow thighs on a leader class figure. looks like the cost cutting from the movie lines is clearly going to affect the proper generations figures which totally sucks.

this is just further degradation of the leader class. the leader class used to be the best.. movie 1 leader prime, while it had a lot of kibble was still rather good for its time.. leader class brawl too.. then rotf prime which is incredible, rotf leader jetfire was huge and nice looking. starscream was great. dotm leader class sentinel was awesome, same with leader class ironhide.. hell, people even enjoyed leader class bumblebee.. and now we get AOE prime and grimlock who are too small, lack the engineering of the previous figures, and both are SEVERELY lacking when it comes to comparative accuracy. it's just a shame that these measures have taken hold of the generations figures.

i wonder how the final leader megatron will look, i wonder if it too will lose some paint.

oh well. i can still hope takara gives us a proper jetfire/skyfire. kronos looks great, but i'm holding out in hope that takara gives us one.. i mean, it's not like they need a license, there doesn't appear to be any hoops that they'd need to jump through.. so, my fingers are crossed.

don't get me wrong though, this figure looks nice.. it just could be better. aside from remolding it into a proper toon jetfire, leaving the original paint scheme would've gone a long way.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589010)
Posted by Constantine on July 9th, 2014 @ 5:09am CDT
Kibble. So. Much. Kibble.

In both modes. Very lazy design. The original toy Jetfire (Macross mold) was notable for how little kibble there was in either mode. This looks like the robot mode has an entire folded-up jet on its back and the alt mode looks like it has an entire robot hanging from the undercarriage.

Also don't like how the shade of red of the chromed-out weapons is too dissimilar from the red paint apps on the body. Looks like they took the weapons off some other toy and stuck them onto this one. If the shades matched then the chrome would really make the whole toy pop. As it is though, the dissimilarity is jarring.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589021)
Posted by SJ21 on July 9th, 2014 @ 6:38am CDT
I'm excited to get this guy. I like the Classic version but always thought it wasn't close enough to toon accurate. While the alt mode isn't toon accurate, it is awesome. The bot mode looks great. Can't wait to pick this up!
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589032)
Posted by reluctantyouth on July 9th, 2014 @ 8:07am CDT
I really really want to like this guy and even found myself drooling over earlier picks, but the more I see it the less I like it as well.


Just damn lazy... (Is this a Kre-o figure or a fracking Leader class?)

1) Hollow thighs

2) Hollow mid arms

3) Molded crappy chrome guns on legs to blow off Jetfire's arms in battle

4) Excessive backpack

5) Ridiculous price point

6) Bland white color

7) Closed fists


Inferior to Classics Jetfire mold...wish they had just made that mold into leader class. I could go on but have made my point. Let the neverending comments about fanboys never being happy with anything commence. This figure is poorly executed from every angle. =;

~reluctantyouth~ :BOT:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589034)
Posted by mooncake623 on July 9th, 2014 @ 8:11am CDT
nullrayz wrote:is 59.99 worth the price of this figure? or will retail come out at 39.99?



TRU listed this in the morning but took it off their site. looks like it'll be $46.99

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Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589037)
Posted by joevill on July 9th, 2014 @ 8:23am CDT
Looks like a fun toy I cannot wait to get my hands on it.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589043)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 9th, 2014 @ 8:38am CDT
TimothyR wrote:...we get AOE Prime and Grimlock who are too small, lack the engineering of the previous figures, and both are SEVERELY lacking when it comes to comparative accuracy. it's just a shame that these measures have taken hold of the Generations figures.

I wonder how the final Leader Megatron will look, I wonder if it too will lose some paint.

NOOOOOOOOOO!!!! You are making me worry too much even though this is 99% true! :shock: :shock:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589053)
Posted by GuyIncognito on July 9th, 2014 @ 9:10am CDT
Looks great to me, but I'll wait until I can get it for $39.99 or less.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589101)
Posted by Delta Magnus on July 9th, 2014 @ 12:59pm CDT
The robot mode looks a bit beefcake for me, but still pretty nice. The helmet is a good idea, and the sculpting/tech detail looks top notch.

That jet mode though...exquisite is the only word for it. It's chunky and sleek at the same time, and it's just so pointy! I love everything about it- I like the Macross cues they took with it a lot, too.

Also, chrome. Red chrome. I think I'm in love.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589106)
Posted by Cyber Bishop on July 9th, 2014 @ 1:15pm CDT
I am guessing at Target and Wal Mart he will be around $40 or so, same as the other leader class figs.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589129)
Posted by megatronus on July 9th, 2014 @ 2:01pm CDT
Instead of that smug smile, I wish the kid was crying over how beautiful this figure is. :P
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589154)
Posted by STngAR on July 9th, 2014 @ 3:05pm CDT
He seems extremely happy to be holding it.


:MAXIMAL:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order (1589161)
Posted by craggy on July 9th, 2014 @ 3:15pm CDT
nice to see some others wondering where the Emperor's clothes are. This isn't a terrible looking toy by any means, but it's not as nice as the Classics one, and the colours and design choices are just baffling to me. The only positive I can see vs the fairly easily available Classics Jetfire is that it's a tiny bit bigger.


Oh and the actual cockpit (as opposed to the fake cockpit) opens so you can put your little........................................ :-? stick men drawn on paper? :???: .......inside.

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