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Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Primeultimus » Thu Mar 06, 2014 9:53 pm

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Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar! Starscream , Optimus Prime , and Bumblebee have been found. Card artwork is similar to the Age Of Extinction Packaging yet feature Reveal The Shield on the back of the card yet no rub sign on the figure itself. These were found by Savage Dragon of the TFW2005 boards in FL. UPDATE! I have added a picture from the Family Dollar Ad. Thank you Keith Sigle from Facebook! Optimus Prime is pictured in the ad.

UPDATE: FOUND THE ENTIRE SET MYSELF IN STORE $6.50 each plus tax

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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Noideaforaname » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:07 pm

Reveal the Shield!
:BOT: is painted on...

How many times have these guys been repacked?
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Primeultimus » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:22 pm

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Noideaforaname wrote:Reveal the Shield!
:BOT: is painted on...

How many times have these guys been repacked?


I know bumblebee has been repacked or repaint several times. Universe , RTS , Generations , DOTM Scan Series , EZ Legends , Henkei and now this version.

:)
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:31 pm

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Primeultimus wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:Reveal the Shield!
:BOT: is painted on...

How many times have these guys been repacked?


I know bumblebee has been repacked or repaint several times. Universe , RTS , Generations , DOTM Scan Series , EZ Legends , Henkei and now this version.

:)


Repacked as in not redecoed. And FYI he was never part of RtS (but Gold Bumblebee was).

That particular version was released in the DotM and the 2010 lines (with a minor change), while Prime, Megatron and Starscream were originally RtS, then re-released in the 2010 line, sporting the GDO retools.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Primeultimus » Fri Mar 07, 2014 2:54 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Primeultimus wrote:
Noideaforaname wrote:Reveal the Shield!
:BOT: is painted on...

How many times have these guys been repacked?


I know bumblebee has been repacked or repaint several times. Universe , RTS , Generations , DOTM Scan Series , EZ Legends , Henkei and now this version.

:)


Repacked as in not redecoed. And FYI he was never part of RtS (but Gold Bumblebee was).

That particular version was released in the DotM and the 2010 lines (with a minor change), while Prime, Megatron and Starscream were originally RtS, then re-released in the 2010 line, sporting the GDO retools.


I know what series he is in. I own every single one. I was stating what he has been repainted into and the series. Image


Here are some updated pics I found a set today.

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New legends packaging found at Family Dollar

Postby Optimizzy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:42 pm

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Found this on my lunch break. Re-packs of legends Prime, Bee and Starscream. Not a fan of these molds but I absolutely love the cards. I wish they were the generations molds packed without the little guy but this is certainly a more attractive card back than previously seen.
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Re: New legends packaging found at Family Dollar

Postby Optimizzy » Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:44 pm

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I have been into transformers since 1984.
While I love G1 I also love new innovations and takes on the characters.
I prefer official Hasbro releases of stuff for the most part
I'm not a huge fan of Japanese original Transformers media or designs.
It's easier for me to say which are my LEAST favorite toy lines: Beast Machines, Robots in Disguise.
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Transformers Legends In Age Of Extinction Style Packaging Found At Family Dollar

Postby Autobot032 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:45 pm

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Seibertron.com members Primeultimus and Optimizzy have provided visual proof of a sighting of the newly repackaged G1 Legends. Bumblebee, Optimus Prime and Starscream are repackaged in AoE style cards/bubbles. Their current price is $6.00 each and can be found at your local Family Dollar store.

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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby kirbenvost » Wed Mar 12, 2014 4:40 pm

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Interesting. I wonder if these are just repackaged or reissues.

Wish they would finally release those unreleased Scout figures from Reveal the Shield.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby KirbyForce1 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:27 pm

I actually saw these on Amazon a few days ago. Also, that Bumblebee is actually a reissue of that legends Bumblebee that came in a Dark of the Moon Toys R Us 4-pack with another Bumblebee and 2 Starscreams.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby KirbyForce1 » Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:28 pm

Just noticed that Starscream has some peg holes on his wings. Possible nullrays?
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Megatron Wolf » Wed Mar 12, 2014 7:13 pm

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wonder if these are going to be mass released, dont have a family dollar near by & ive been trying to get these guys for years.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby T-Macksimus » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:06 pm

KirbyForce1 wrote:Just noticed that Starscream has some peg holes on his wings. Possible nullrays?


Same holes as what my Thundercracker has. Null Rays or whatever you want to consider the blasters to be but yes, they mount on either top or bottom of the wing in jet mode.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Alpha Weltall » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:40 pm

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Didn't realize these figures were hard to come by. Both of the Big Lots in my area and at least one other store still has the previous release of these guys along with the G2 Megatron tank. For cheaper if I remember correctly as I only picked up the Megatron and that was back in October. I've been to the stores since and they still have them I just don't remember the price other than it being lower than what they're advertising for these AOE carded versions.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Mar 12, 2014 8:51 pm

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Both the Optimus and Starscream molds have the retooled parts they received with their GDO Motorbreath and Thundercracker releases, but sadly do not contain the new weapons that these retoolings were made for. Meaning Optimus doesn't have his sword and Starscream likewise lacks his handheld null rays.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby STngAR » Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:21 pm

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The dollar general by me still has the ones that come with the weapons.

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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby shockblast2 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 7:18 am

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Alpha Weltall wrote:Didn't realize these figures were hard to come by. Both of the Big Lots in my area and at least one other store still has the previous release of these guys along with the G2 Megatron tank. For cheaper if I remember correctly as I only picked up the Megatron and that was back in October. I've been to the stores since and they still have them I just don't remember the price other than it being lower than what they're advertising for these AOE carded versions.



I was just there Friday and contemplated buying these. They are $5 at Big Lots and the ones there have a sword with Optimus and Null rays with Starscream. So, why would anyone buy these if you can get them a buck cheaper and with accessories at a competitor? Assuming you do not already have the RTS ones.
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Re: Transformers Legends New Style Packaging found at Family Dollar!

Postby Autobot032 » Thu Mar 13, 2014 2:13 pm

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shockblast2 wrote:
Alpha Weltall wrote:Didn't realize these figures were hard to come by. Both of the Big Lots in my area and at least one other store still has the previous release of these guys along with the G2 Megatron tank. For cheaper if I remember correctly as I only picked up the Megatron and that was back in October. I've been to the stores since and they still have them I just don't remember the price other than it being lower than what they're advertising for these AOE carded versions.



I was just there Friday and contemplated buying these. They are $5 at Big Lots and the ones there have a sword with Optimus and Null rays with Starscream. So, why would anyone buy these if you can get them a buck cheaper and with accessories at a competitor? Assuming you do not already have the RTS ones.


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