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TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby formula93 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:16 pm

Here are a few pics of TC, albeit on my crappy phone camera. You'll notice in the pic with the green circle, there was a stress mark on that tab straight out of the package. It connects the arm to the wing in plane mode. Might want to be careful. I figured everybody knows the scale of this mold, so there aren't any of those pics. Also, if you can't make it out, he has what amounts to an arm tatto on each bicep that has a picture of G1 Reflector, and the words "Say Cheese." Pretty neat touch. The sidewinder missiles are included, but I don't think there's anywhere to store them in jet mode, as his null ray blasters are now permanently mounted to his arm. The two face gimmick is absent, but the instructions still refer to it, as they're the same for the old MP Seeker figs. They also don't refer to the new heels, which are a FANTASTIC addition. I finally have a seeker that can stand on his own!

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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby El Duque » Fri Aug 24, 2012 11:51 pm

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Seibertron member formula93 follows up his previous Toys"R"Us Masterpiece Thundercracker retail sighting with some nice in-hand images of the figure. As you can see Thundercracker features some interesting homages which include G1 Reflector on each bicep with the words "Say Cheese", a silhouette of of himself holding G1 Soundwave on his shoulder with the word "SONICBOOM" on his tail fins, a reference to Hasbro designer Joe "Bid Daddy" Kyde just under the cockpit canopy, and his Japanese identification number, D-24, on his fuselage. Check him out below.


formula93 wrote:Here are a few pics of TC, albeit on my crappy phone camera. You'll notice in the pic with the green circle, there was a stress mark on that tab straight out of the package. It connects the arm to the wing in plane mode. Might want to be careful. I figured everybody knows the scale of this mold, so there aren't any of those pics. Also, if you can't make it out, he has what amounts to an arm tatto on each bicep that has a picture of G1 Reflector, and the words "Say Cheese." Pretty neat touch. The sidewinder missiles are included, but I don't think there's anywhere to store them in jet mode, as his null ray blasters are now permanently mounted to his arm. The two face gimmick is absent, but the instructions still refer to it, as they're the same for the old MP Seeker figs. They also don't refer to the new heels, which are a FANTASTIC addition. I finally have a seeker that can stand on his own!



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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Doctor McGrath » Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:12 am

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Thundercracker looks great. I think he looks even better than Starscream.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby mooncake623 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:47 am

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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Mykltron » Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:36 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

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Two questions:
1) are the hips limited by waist plates?
2) is there still a chance of the double hinge for folding up the wings stressing and breaking open?
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby monuo_ripts » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:20 am

Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
Does anyone know the Toys R Us SKU number or UPC? My closest stores are an hour away in either direction. Hopefully, they become available on the website.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Gorechyld » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:34 am

Soooooooooooo is this out in the US right now? I'm confused as to if the member of the board is a US native? Or if he's across the pond, hoping its out in the states, will have to go visit the local TRU today.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby a Cobra Viper » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:59 am

Wow. This looks a lot better than the Starscream and Skywarp previously released. I will have to get this to complete the 3.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby amtm » Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:29 am

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Well, I called Toys R Us in Columbia, Maryland, and they do not have them in stock yet. Oh well.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Cyber Bishop » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:48 am

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Nice.. What is the cost on this bad boy?
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby El Duque » Sat Aug 25, 2012 10:00 am

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Gorechyld wrote:Soooooooooooo is this out in the US right now? I'm confused as to if the member of the board is a US native? Or if he's across the pond, hoping its out in the states, will have to go visit the local TRU today.


The figure was purchased in Kansas.

Cyber Bishop wrote:Nice.. What is the cost on this bad boy?


$70.00
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby burning_sirius » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:19 am

Motto: "To be a true Transformers fan you must hate everything that is Transformers."
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
D-24 is his Japanese identification number.

Just an FYI.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby kirbenvost » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:42 am

Motto: "Deal with it."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
Interesting. Some of the apps are kind of cheesy, but I guess they add character. Overall, it looks great!
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby XDMan » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:00 pm

Motto: "We will put out thee fires of evil!"
Weapon: Ionic Blaster
SS and TC are the only ones with red optics. As for Skywarp, his optics are yellow (kind of makes you want to paint them to red.)

And will he have Starscream's faces as well.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby burning_sirius » Sat Aug 25, 2012 2:46 pm

Motto: "To be a true Transformers fan you must hate everything that is Transformers."
Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
XDMan wrote:SS and TC are the only ones with red optics. As for Skywarp, his optics are yellow (kind of makes you want to paint them to red.)

And will he have Starscream's faces as well.


My mistake. I misinterpreted what you said. I feel like a loser.

Thundercracker does have a retooled head. Compare MP 11 to Thundercracker and enjoy. His face is not just Starscream. If you have him, American Skywarp, and the new MP-11, no double faces.

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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby padfoo » Sat Aug 25, 2012 3:32 pm

Weapon: Concussion Cannon
amcgrath929 wrote:Thundercracker looks great. I think he looks even better than Starscream.

I totally agree, I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy. Those pictures are actually not too bad, thanks for sharing.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Tigertrack » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:22 pm

Motto: "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."
Weapon: Sniper Rifle
I'm excited to get this US Masterpiece. The details are almost a bit too much, but I like that they gave thought to these kinds of extras.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby DanaCornZine » Sun Aug 26, 2012 7:28 pm

I checked the TRU in Huntington, WV, and they don't have him yet. I will check the one in Charleston, WV, which is much nicer, tomorrow.
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby steve2275 » Wed Aug 29, 2012 3:13 am

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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby DanaCornZine » Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:40 am

Charleston, WV, TRU didn't have him yet either. Is there an official street date for this?
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Re: TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker

Postby Seibertron » Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:14 pm

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Apparently the UPC code from the box is 653569776611. Can anyone else confirm?
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