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PLease help me ID a TF

Postby G1 Smoketreader » Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:26 am

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Somebody gave me an old TF that I've never seen before. I don't see it in the galleries.

It's a red Tank (modern Earth tank) with a grey turret, about G1 or G2 engineering level. It's largish, like a modern deluxe (say classics Galvatron). There are no stickers so I don't know the faction. The turret splits in half to become the arms. The head is grey, g1/2 style. The tracks areas or 'flanks' fold out to become the legs. The feet-generic old school black blocks fold out from them.The turret gun is missing and to my understanding was removable.

The previous owner says it's from around 1990.

Does this ring a bell to anyone?
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Re: PLease help me ID a TF

Postby Burn » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:56 am

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Re: PLease help me ID a TF

Postby alldarker » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:11 am

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I personally wouldn't call G1 Quake 'largish' by G1 standards, but going by your detailed description, I'm 100% certain Burn is correct.
Nice figure: he was sold with two targetmaster partners and a regular cannon. All three accessories can fit in the space in the turret.
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Re: PLease help me ID a TF

Postby Banjo-Tron » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:41 am

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I had a friend with the figure who had also misplaced the cannon, I think it was a common issue. Nice figure though still :)
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Re: PLease help me ID a TF

Postby RhA » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:53 am

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Very Quake indeed. What year do the copyright stamps say it's from? Usually it's a year before actual release, so in Quake's case it should say 1987.
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