G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance

Transformers News: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance

Friday, December 27th, 2019 10:25pm CST

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Great news to anyone who held off, the Walmart exclusive reissue of Soundwave has been priced for clearanced at some Walmarts. The sighting below comes from our friend Ironhidensh who is in Indiana. Clearance is at the store level and not nation wide so it could be that your Walmart keeps the same price or is already sold out of Soundwave. The clearance price here is $30. The cassette packs are also being clearanced. Their price is $11. That's 40-45% off the original prices.

If you find them at those prices in your area, please let other fans know in our boards right here.

Transformers News: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance

Transformers News: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance


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Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047877)
Posted by Bounti76 on December 28th, 2019 @ 2:28am CST
I find this odd. Any time Soundwave or the cassettes showed up at my local Walmart, they wouldn't last a week. I guess there were gluts in other parts of the country.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047878)
Posted by leokearon on December 28th, 2019 @ 2:30am CST
william-james88 wrote:Great news to anyone who held off, the Walmart exclusive reissue of Soundwave has been priced for clearanced at some Walmarts. The sighting below comes from our friend Ironhidensh who is in Indiana. Clearance is at the store level and not nation wide so it could be that your Walmart keeps the same price or is already sold out of Soundwave. The clearance price here is $30. The cassette packs are also being clearanced. Their price is $11. That's 40-45% off the original prices.

If you find them at those prices in your area, please let other fans know in our boards right here.

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The reduced Frenzy/Laserbeak pack torments me.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047882)
Posted by o.supreme on December 28th, 2019 @ 9:03am CST
My area did get a pretty good supply in eventually, but they did all sell out
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047890)
Posted by MaverickPrime on December 28th, 2019 @ 11:28am CST
The cassettes were 20?!? My local Walmart just recently stocked them for 600MXN, which translate to ~30! :BANG_HEAD:
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047914)
Posted by Lore Keeper on December 28th, 2019 @ 7:22pm CST
This is most likely due to Astrotrain starting to hit shelves, which was just reported elsewhere. Brace yourselves: it's 50 bucks too! I can't wait for the arguements over its value to ensue.

Facebook post: https://m.facebook.com/groups/557159560 ... 5741187191
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2047922)
Posted by Emerje on December 28th, 2019 @ 8:39pm CST
Glad I read this before leaving the house tonight. Managed to snag all three for these prices. Got the last Soundwave, he'll be going on the shelf (next to the TRU double chest version), but the tapes are staying on the cards since I already have all of these a few times over.

Emerje
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048019)
Posted by hausjam on December 30th, 2019 @ 10:16am CST
In other words, they should start showing up on ebay soon.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048052)
Posted by AcademyofDrX on December 30th, 2019 @ 5:24pm CST
Ohio / Michigan nerds, Meijer has the Botbots Arcade Renegades packs on sale for $12. I grabbed the last #6 at the nearest store, but a more enterprising reseller could still get a full set across a couple packs and unload the extras for a profit.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048078)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:34pm CST
AcademyofDrX wrote:Ohio / Michigan nerds, Meijer has the Botbots Arcade Renegades packs on sale for $12. I grabbed the last #6 at the nearest store, but a more enterprising reseller could still get a full set across a couple packs and unload the extras for a profit.


Works in Illinois and Indiana too. If anyone wants to try this route for a complete set and number 6 isn't there, you will want to pair up sets 1 and 2, or 3 and 4.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048091)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on December 30th, 2019 @ 6:58pm CST
I saw soundwave and the cassettes on discount too. Kinda figured they would eventually. Passed on them though
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048908)
Posted by o.supreme on January 9th, 2020 @ 4:56pm CST
Amazon Prime Siege Exclusives on sale:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PZ ... UTF8&psc=1

Fan-Vote 3-Pack $50
Autobot Alphastrike $35


Greenlight & the Decepticon Phantomstrike set are nowhere to be found on Amazon....better get these while you can if interested.

There are a few other assorted Siege figures with pretty good discounts if you search Transformers Siege
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048915)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on January 9th, 2020 @ 5:34pm CST
o.supreme wrote:There are a few other assorted Siege figures with pretty good discounts if you search Transformers Siege


Thanks for this, I'm keeping my eye on Galactic Man Shockwave. I passed at full price, but if he drops low enough I mike bite.

I find it amusing that so many 3rd party sellers are tying to sell the Generations Selects line that Amazon themselves aren't carrying. Pretty much all of them would run you more than ordering from Pulse (assuming you can get free shipping), except for Galactic Man, he's at about $35 shipped from the lowest option.

Still not low enough for me to bite, but getting close.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048925)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on January 9th, 2020 @ 6:00pm CST
Thanks to a heads up from Seibertronian o. supreme, we have word that Amazon.com is running some pretty good figures up for discounted prices, among which are several of the Amazon exclusive figure sets.

Up first, we have the Fan Vote 3-pack, which was originally priced at $69.99. The figure set is exclusive to Amazon, and is now priced at $50.41, a nearly 30% savings from the original price. The set contains the Holo-Mirage, Decepticon Impactor (with IDW head), and powerdasher Aragon.

Up next, we have the Autobot Alphastrike Counterforce, which was originally $49.99. This Amazon exclusive is also discounted, down to $35.35, an approximately 30% savings.

And finally, under the generic Siege search, we have several discounted figures, which include an Impactor for $13.50, a $15 Sixgun, and $27 Galactic Man Shockwave, among others.

check out the deals, and let us know if you spot any more great deals or if you pick up any of these figures below!

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Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048929)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on January 9th, 2020 @ 6:26pm CST
FYI - The cheapest Galactic Man Shockwave option for $27 also has $9 for shipping since it is from a 3rd party seller. Still the cheapest option I've seen yet.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048943)
Posted by SkyFire Prime on January 9th, 2020 @ 9:54pm CST
Siege has been amazing... But that does not extend to Mirage IMHO
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048944)
Posted by Optimutt on January 9th, 2020 @ 10:21pm CST
This is awesome. $50 is still more than I want to pay for the group, but it certainly does make the Impactor/Mirage set more appealing.

And... done! I've just ordered them.

Thanks for the heads up!
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048991)
Posted by Emerje on January 10th, 2020 @ 3:53pm CST
Picked up an Impactor. Wasn't going to get him at full price since I have the 3-pack version. Had considered getting him while he was $15 on Amazon, but for $13.50 he was an instant buy. Now just waiting for the last Deluxe wave to drop in price. I'm really surprised Barricade has been selling so well, I was sure he was going to be a shelf warmer but he's selling out on Amazon and I rarely see him in stores. Guess I'll be paying full price for him.

Emerje
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2048998)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on January 10th, 2020 @ 7:34pm CST
SkyFire Prime wrote:Siege has been amazing... But that does not extend to Mirage IMHO

you kidding, that is a pretty fun figure with very unique transformation
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2049003)
Posted by Ironhidensh on January 10th, 2020 @ 7:58pm CST
D-Maximal_Primal wrote:
SkyFire Prime wrote:Siege has been amazing... But that does not extend to Mirage IMHO

you kidding, that is a pretty fun figure with very unique transformation



My son says its the best out of the whole lot.
Re: G1 Soundwave and his Cassettes Have Started to Hit Clearance (2049158)
Posted by EmoTim on January 12th, 2020 @ 10:06pm CST
This may interest some; the Cyberverse Alpha Trion is $14.95 on Walmart.com. It's a rollback price for a pretty neat figure. Here's the link:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Transformers ... /318898713

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