BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus

BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 10:57pm CDT

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BBTS wrote:Hi - We are proud to announce two more BBTS Shared Exclusives!

BBTS Shared Exclusive - Platinum Edition - Grimlock vs. Bruticus. Each figure has been repainted, Bruticus features paint similar to the hard to find 2012 SDCC exclusive version. This set comes in a very nice Platinum Edition box and is priced at $99.99 = Arriving within a week!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/prod ... ode=retail


BBTS Shared Exclusive - Platinum Edition - Weaponizer Ultra Magnus with Forge of Solus Prime - $49.99 - In Stock Now!
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/prod ... ode=retail

Credit(s): BigBadToyStore.com


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Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503243)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on July 14th, 2013 @ 11:16pm CDT
I just sold my G2 Bruticus and I already have Grimlock. Not sure if that set will be worth the 130$ it will cost me because all of these figures feel pretty hollow and cheap in my opinion.

I'll buy Metroplex first and then I will see if I buy them.


Who I am kidding. I want that set anyway.
I need money in my Paypal to buy them.
Guys, please check out my sale thread. I have a MP Rodimus for sale and other cool things!
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503244)
Posted by sixshot20 on July 14th, 2013 @ 11:16pm CDT
Just preordered platinum Bruticus but I'm gonna have to sleep on if I am getting Ultra Magnus or not I don't like the paint job on him .
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503246)
Posted by xyl360 on July 14th, 2013 @ 11:20pm CDT
Sorry Hasbro/BBTS, if this Bruticus were any different from the original SDCC version I'd be all over it, but since it's not, I'm going to have to skip it.

I've got Takara Grimlock on preorder, and won't be cancelling him for this less impressive version.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503247)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on July 14th, 2013 @ 11:28pm CDT
xyl360 wrote:Sorry Hasbro/BBTS, if this Bruticus were any different from the original SDCC version I'd be all over it, but since it's not, I'm going to have to skip it.


Still, now everyone have the chance to finally have a game accurate FOC Bruticus without paying the absurd price of the SDCC version.

I can hear the shout of rage of anyone who paid over 250$ for the SDCC Bruticus recently. The scalpers who held onto their SDCC Bruticus will shed delicious tears of bitterness.

It will still be around 130$ for me with the shipping. Need some money...
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503252)
Posted by xyl360 on July 14th, 2013 @ 11:46pm CDT
-Kanrabat- wrote:
xyl360 wrote:Sorry Hasbro/BBTS, if this Bruticus were any different from the original SDCC version I'd be all over it, but since it's not, I'm going to have to skip it.


Still, now everyone have the chance to finally have a game accurate FOC Bruticus without paying the absurd price of the SDCC version.

I can hear the shout of rage of anyone who paid over 250$ for the SDCC Bruticus recently. The scalpers who held onto their SDCC Bruticus will shed delicious tears of bitterness.

It will still be around 130$ for me with the shipping. Need some money...

Sure, it's great for them (though I still HIGHLY recommend Takara's over the SDCC/this version) and it doesn't bother me in the least that it's giving more people a chance to get this version if they want it. I just don't have a need for it.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503265)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on July 15th, 2013 @ 1:31am CDT
AFMIGHRTLFKDSJEEWOGVCNXLDVJDBVCLOAS!

I JUST bought the regular retail version of Bruticus this week! Now the SDCC version is going to be made available? Bah! I hope I can get the Grimlock separately.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503275)
Posted by Ketchup on July 15th, 2013 @ 3:04am CDT
So that Ultra Magnus looks pretty terrible from the waist down and in vehicle mode. I could take or leave the weaponizer gimick. From the waist up however, especially weilding the forge, he looks spot on awesome. He is totally worth it in IMHO.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503277)
Posted by Henry921 on July 15th, 2013 @ 3:34am CDT
$99 is a great price, especially if you missed out on either figure.

Don't know about Magnus... surely it can't be too long until we get a Dr. Wu custom forge.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503278)
Posted by dabattousai on July 15th, 2013 @ 3:58am CDT
They made Grimlock shiny. There is no excuse for Hasbro for not packaging Bruticus in the Takara shiny colors.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503281)
Posted by KnightStrike on July 15th, 2013 @ 5:16am CDT
Why is Hasbro dropping everything good at the end of July? My wallet, it pleads for mercy! Too many cool and expensive releases all at once :lol: I really like this version of Grimlock and as much as I am not overly thrilled with the Combaticon molds, for the price these are the way to roll. Wish I hadn't picked up Fruiticus last year :-(
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503282)
Posted by KnightStrike on July 15th, 2013 @ 5:58am CDT
I am hoping these stay in stock for this price at BBTS or Amazon one long enough that I can drum up the cash for them. I think I will try to replace my regular retail versions with these. Here is to hoping they shelf warm as long as the Omega Sumpreme and Optimus have.
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503291)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on July 15th, 2013 @ 7:41am CDT
i want a grimlock but i dont want this one. i have the superior bruticus already (takaras) so i will pass on this set. but i need that ultramagnus
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503296)
Posted by Mindmaster on July 15th, 2013 @ 7:52am CDT
If they had given the Combaticons a more Generation One deco (particularly Onslaught, Vortex, and Blast Off), and given Grimlock the game-accurate (and show accurate) red tummy, I would have been all over this. I already own the retail release of Bruticus, and I could care less if I get Grimlock or not (holding out for that Beast Wars Megatron retool).
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503301)
Posted by ScottyP on July 15th, 2013 @ 8:40am CDT
Very pleased to see these hit. The prices are fantastic, barely more than if these were mass retail releases.

And the Bruticus is very close to the SDCC version, but not exactly like it. Colors are a bit more muted and there's an extra faction symbol here and there. At least I only paid barely more than original retail last month for the SDCC one :HEADHURTS:
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503346)
Posted by kirbenvost on July 15th, 2013 @ 11:49am CDT
Not a bad price, that's about what I paid for my Fruiticus and Grimlock. I'd consider it if I didn't already have them both. I'd love to sell off my Fruticus to free up some money for this, but no one would buy it. :(
Re: BBTS Sponsor News: Shared Exclusive - Platinum Grimlock vs Bruticus, Ultra Magnus (1503362)
Posted by Mkall on July 15th, 2013 @ 12:36pm CDT
I got Platinum Magnus at TRU and I'm pretty happy with it. Overall it's just a fun toy.

I do not need that Grimlock or Bruticus.

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