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ganon578
2013-05-30, 04:32 PM
Getting tired of driving around looking for this guy. He showed up briefly in my area (and by that I mean at one Walmart with only 2 figures) and I couldn't afford him at the time. Now all the stores have reverted to Wave 1 and haven't restocked in ages. :(

If any of you in the States come across this guy, I am interested.

Clay
2013-06-05, 04:34 AM
Did the rounds today and didn't find any. Kmart had a single Soundwave, and TRU had Blitzwing and Springer.

Will keep looking though.

ganon578
2013-06-05, 02:00 PM
Did the rounds today and didn't find any. Kmart had a single Soundwave, and TRU had Blitzwing and Springer.

Will keep looking though.

Thanks! I don't know what happened around here. I saw two of them long ago at Walmart, before they even stocked Soundwave. Then they sold and that store (and all the others) have reverted to Soundwave only, which is now shelfwarming like crazy. It's just weird.

Cyberstrike nTo
2013-06-06, 02:58 PM
Have you considered buying him online?

ganon578
2013-06-06, 03:08 PM
Have you considered buying him online?

I have, but none of the major retailers have him in stock anymore (HTS, TRU, Target, Walmart, etc.). Other places I have found have been expensive, or don't offer him as a standalone. A lot of times he comes in a pack with Grimlock, who I already own (BBTS, TFSource). And any standalones have been the Takara version, of which I don't care to purchase for $50-60 USD + shipping.

Any other ideas on online sources? I haven't checked eBay, just for the scalping purposes.

Rack 'n Ruin
2013-06-06, 05:01 PM
I have, but none of the major retailers have him in stock anymore (HTS, TRU, Target, Walmart, etc.). Other places I have found have been expensive, or don't offer him as a standalone. A lot of times he comes in a pack with Grimlock, who I already own (BBTS, TFSource). And any standalones have been the Takara version, of which I don't care to purchase for $50-60 USD + shipping.

Any other ideas on online sources? I haven't checked eBay, just for the scalping purposes.

Amazon.com have him at $22.99 plus shipping:

http://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Generations-Voyager-Autobot-Springer/dp/B00ATA2T9Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1370537988&sr=8-1&keywords=springer

You are in the US, I think(?).

ganon578
2013-06-06, 06:48 PM
I am, but that's Springer, which I already have. Blaster on Amazon is going for around $40-45, without shipping. :(

Rack 'n Ruin
2013-06-06, 06:50 PM
I am, but that's Springer, which I already have. Blaster on Amazon is going for around $40-45, without shipping. :(

Oops. Loooong day at work. Sorry.

ganon578
2013-06-06, 06:52 PM
Oops. Loooong day at work. Sorry.

Hah! It happens. Thanks for the idea though. I don't know why Blaster is so damned $$$ everywhere. Did he get short-packed or something?

Clay
2013-06-06, 07:10 PM
Hah! It happens. Thanks for the idea though. I don't know why Blaster is so damned $$$ everywhere. Did he get short-packed or something?

The wave was 3x Grimlock, 1x Blaster if I remember right. So, yeah. :(

ganon578
2013-06-11, 10:12 PM
Wow, that's no joke on short packing. What a shame. Apparently there isn't any short packing of the discs though, they're shelf-warming everywhere around here.

Clay
2013-06-14, 04:48 AM
Did the rounds today on the return trip from Nashville, and not a Blaster was found this day :(.

ganon578
2013-06-14, 02:07 PM
Thanks for the effort!

I found the same deal on a recent trip in my area. The Walmart I frequent still has the same 4 Soundwaves they have had for the last month and a half. maybe it's just summertime, but it seems like nothing is moving around here. Last week I was at a TRU and they still had DOTM stuff out. That blew me away, but maybe it's just that stock moved and changed so fast when I lived in Ohio.

Notabot
2013-06-14, 02:58 PM
I've been keeping an eye out for you across the Midwest, and he's not around here either. We went on vacation to Iowa, Eastern Wisconsin, Northeastern Wisconsin, Central Wisconsin, and points between, and I didn't see him at all. In fact a lot of places don't even have shelf space for Generations Voyagers. :(

ganon578
2013-06-14, 10:40 PM
Thanks! I appreciate it!

Paul053
2013-06-21, 03:07 PM
I only saw him "once" at a Target. Then never saw him again at all Targets around me. Will keep a eye for you, too. Surprisingly HTS don't have him, not even listed as out of stock.

HotShot81
2013-06-21, 05:25 PM
Mind if your brothers in Canada keep an eye out also?

ganon578
2013-06-21, 05:31 PM
I only saw him "once" at a Target. Then never saw him again at all Targets around me. Will keep a eye for you, too. Surprisingly HTS don't have him, not even listed as out of stock.

Thanks. Yep, I was keeping an eye on HTS too, and you're right, no dice.

Mind if your brothers in Canada keep an eye out also?

Absolutely!

Clay
2013-06-28, 05:58 AM
A ray of hope. (http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22965&mode=retail)

Apparently he's getting rereleased in wave 4.

ganon578
2013-06-28, 02:06 PM
A ray of hope. (http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS22965&mode=retail)

Apparently he's getting rereleased in wave 4.

Awesome. At least the chances of finding him have increased a bit! Thanks for the info!

Paul053
2013-08-20, 05:16 PM
Still looking for him? (http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/transformers-generations-voyager-class-autobot-blaster-figure?BR=496&SBR=97&ID=31334)

ganon578
2013-08-20, 06:07 PM
Still looking for him? (http://www.hasbrotoyshop.com/transformers-generations-voyager-class-autobot-blaster-figure?BR=496&SBR=97&ID=31334)

Nice lookout. Ordered him. Thanks man! That will make my Autobot discs a little less lonely!

Clay
2013-08-24, 09:48 PM
Ha! As soon as he shows up on Hasbro Toy Shop, the refresh wave of Blaster, Springer, Grimlock, and Soundwave shows up at the Walmart here. I guess the prodigal disc master is returning everywhere all at once.

ganon578
2013-08-25, 05:30 PM
Ha! As soon as he shows up on Hasbro Toy Shop, the refresh wave of Blaster, Springer, Grimlock, and Soundwave shows up at the Walmart here. I guess the prodigal disc master is returning everywhere all at once.

That figures. He will probably show up here too, thought the stores are really slow to stock around here, and restocking seems minimal at best. Overall it wasn't too bad though, since I used a 10% promo code, and with HTS selling Voyagers for $19.99, the total with shipping only came to about $26. Seeing as the Voyagers in Walmart around here are ~$23, I don't think I made out too badly, and I don't even have to drive around!

Thanks to everyone who kept an eye out for me, I really appreciate it! And if any of you need a hand looking for something, I will likewise keep an eye out for you!