ATW Ep 146, 17th March 2018

March 19th, 2018

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Welcome to Australian Transformers Weekly, with more plastic then a kardashian's purse we’re bringing you Transformers news from a Australian perspective.


This is episode 146, we are recording live on March 17th, 2018


In this episode we’ll be talking about

  • New repaintes of movie figures,
  • New repaintes of combiner figures,
  • And we discuss brick n mortar retail v online.
  • All that and much much more coming up after this...


Cut to Intro:

Opening credits (8bit Transformers Theme)


What have you been up to this week?

He Olympics are coming!


00:06:55 Bot Shots Weekly

The newest weekly competition in the TCCA Facebook group. Bot Shots Weekly is the successor to put Your Bot to work and follows the same idea. But now we have weekly winners that go into a monthly draw for a prize. Those monthly winners go into a hat for a yearly prize. Full T’s n C’s are on the web site at the link provided.

Last weeks winner was Chris Turner.

This weeks winner is: tyson Richards



00:08:33 Power of the Primes Wreck-Gar dares to be awesome! Upcoming toy revealed


00:10:41 Studio Series Thundercracker Released in the US


00:14:50 Cyber Battalion Shockwave Stock Images


00:17:25 Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus In Hand Images


Other news

00:23:18 Flame Toys Tarn fully revealed


00:30:08 The Main Discussion

Goodbye, Toys R Us – All US Stores to Close


Mp 36 being seized?



Brad: dx9 war in pocket sludge.

Max: nil

John: nil



  • New members can still sign up to get some great club merchandise. Check out the site now for full info. Next Members Giveaway in march! We have a g1 inspires art megatron lamp and a autobots welcome door mat.



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End Credits (added in post)