Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Dr Va'al » Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:49 am

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Seibertron.com user and YouTube reviewer Transformersmegazord has just posted a review for the upcoming Generations Bumblebee figure, based on the IDW design for the Spotlight: Bumblebee comic, with which it comes packaged. Check out the embedded video below!

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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Mindmaster » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:13 am

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Crap, why did Bumblebee have to be such a good figure? :BANG_HEAD:

Megatron's already got me, but I just can't bring myself to get Bumblebee. I'll just wait for the Goldbug retool.

When the weapons combine, can you fold back the grip that's hanging off the top for a more streamlined weapon?
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby CR71Autobot » Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:40 am

No forward and back shoulders? Did I miss something or did Hasbro neglect the most basic yet essential form of articulation?
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Transformermegazord » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:15 am

Weapon: Battle Blades
Mindmaster wrote:Crap, why did Bumblebee have to be such a good figure? :BANG_HEAD:

Megatron's already got me, but I just can't bring myself to get Bumblebee. I'll just wait for the Goldbug retool.

When the weapons combine, can you fold back the grip that's hanging off the top for a more streamlined weapon?


for your viewing pleasure sir

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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Mindmaster » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:25 am

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Transformermegazord wrote:for your viewing pleasure sir
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Oh, yes, that looks much better.

Thanks, Ben! ;)^
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby MagnetarPrime » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:33 am

Motto: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan"
At first I was not sure if should get him or not but, I never really liked the moveies mold for any transformer toy however I had already pre-ordered Generations 2013 Series 03 - Case of 8 including him but then I saw the Takara version :HEADHURTS: :HEADHURTS: :HEADHURTS: and that is the one I want, so I also pre-ordered him from Takara,, and all the others, price difference sucks but I can deal with that... now just not sure what to do with all the new Hasbro Generations since I also have the Takare version on pre-order,,, most likely they will be stored right away, and will wait for the Takara version to arrive. :)
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby MagnetarPrime » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:36 am

Motto: "If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.

Carl Sagan"
At first I was not sure if I should get him or not but, I never really liked the movies mold for any transformers toy however I had already pre-ordered Generations 2013 Series 03 - Case of 8 including him but then I saw the Takara version :HEADHURTS: :HEADHURTS: :HEADHURTS: and that is the one I want, so I also pre-ordered him from Takara,, and all the others, price difference sucks but I can deal with that... now just not sure what to do with all the new Hasbro Generations since I also have the Takare version on pre-order,,, most likely they will be stored right away, and will wait for the Takara version to arrive. :)
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Ravage XK » Tue Jul 23, 2013 12:44 pm

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I need to stop watching these bloody reviews, I'm trying to reduce my collection not replace old for new!

Looks like a very bright, childish yellow but I do like it.
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby YoungPrime » Tue Jul 23, 2013 6:31 pm

Sick of Bumblebee! I only bought the RTS version because my Classic's one was broken. But That's the size and alt mode that a Generations Bumblebee should be!

And I'm definitely passing on the IDW Megatron, because if Hasbro was listening to fans it would've been a Voyager class. That thing is shorter than Bee is.

Does Hasbro have any shame?

Trail Cutter and Orian Pax from this wave will get a home but that's it. Bring on the next wave of Hoist and Thundercracker then I'm basically done for the year.....
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Sodan-1 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:42 pm

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Yeah, it's not a bad looking figure at all. Yes the yellows are a tad weak, but at least it's actually coloured like Bumblebee. Cheers for the review. I'm sold. Although, couldn't you have chosen some less obscure figures for a robot mode comparison? ;)
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby Transformermegazord » Tue Jul 23, 2013 7:53 pm

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Sodan-1 wrote:Yeah, it's not a bad looking figure at all. Yes the yellows are a tad weak, but at least it's actually coloured like Bumblebee. Cheers for the review. I'm sold. Although, couldn't you have chosen some less obscure figures for a robot mode comparison? ;)

Yeah lol was a tad random lol sorry , I had him there to hand lol
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Re: Benscollectables Reviews Transformers 30th Generations Bumblebee

Postby timcourtois » Wed Jul 24, 2013 12:06 am

I don't like the chest not being made out of car parts; toes made to look like car lights, but they're a cheat, too.
And his legs and shoulders are very hollow. I'm disappointed with him.
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