New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby orangeitis » Sun May 27, 2012 7:12 am

vectorA3 wrote:I know. What is this guy thinkin? Red alert or Breakdown for the repaint. I can't wait for Sideswipe. He was my first G1 TF toy. Still have him even though he's incomplete and all busted up. Glad I got the Commemorative series when it was out.
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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby vectorA3 » Mon May 28, 2012 5:15 am

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I know Red Alert has been announced, but why wouldn't Breakdown work for a repaint? G1 was a lambo countach wasn't it?
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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby zappatton2 » Mon May 28, 2012 6:30 am

Breakdown does have a different body, and a different transformation. I think (hope) the MP line wants to stay as accurate to G1 as they can. That said, I hope they do release an MP Breakdown, and that he triple-changes into a Menasor leg.
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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby orangeitis » Mon May 28, 2012 6:35 am

vectorA3 wrote:I know Red Alert has been announced, but why wouldn't Breakdown work for a repaint? G1 was a lambo countach wasn't it?
It doesn't matter if his alt mode matched, Breakdown's robot mode body is shaped entirely different than Sideswipe's. Add to that, Breakdown has a Scramble-city style limb mode which Sideswipe does not. A Sideswipe mold repaint into Breakdown simply would not be G1-accurate enough to warrant a place in the MP line.
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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby wewyllenium » Tue May 29, 2012 4:30 am

Oh yeah. That's a good one. :D
Me hope so too. :D
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Re: New Images of Takara Transformers Arms Micron, MP-12 Sideswipe & MP13

Postby vectorA3 » Wed May 30, 2012 7:27 am

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orangeitis wrote:
vectorA3 wrote:I know Red Alert has been announced, but why wouldn't Breakdown work for a repaint? G1 was a lambo countach wasn't it?
It doesn't matter if his alt mode matched, Breakdown's robot mode body is shaped entirely different than Sideswipe's. Add to that, Breakdown has a Scramble-city style limb mode which Sideswipe does not. A Sideswipe mold repaint into Breakdown simply would not be G1-accurate enough to warrant a place in the MP line.



Yes, this makes 100% sense. I was thinkin that Takara would take the cheap hasbro route, slap some paint on it & call it Breakdown. Overall I'm just happy to see some all new MP figs being made who were never before released
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