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Transformers News: iGear Bee 03

Sunday, May 15th, 2011 4:36PM CDT

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Third party toy maker iGear has listed a blue repaint or their Bee 01, which is a reshell of Universe Legends Bumblebee. This figure named Bee 03 comes in blue with a yellow face making it very similar to the G1 Bumblebee BotCon exclusive repaint Glyph. The figure is in stock and ready to ship at iGear priced at $18.00 with free shipping.

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Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222680)
Posted by Bounti76 on May 15th, 2011 @ 5:11pm CDT
Pass. I already have Glyph, and I'm making my own movieverse Glyph out of a Battle Blades Bee, painting her metallic blue and keeping the face mask on permanently.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222703)
Posted by Mkall on May 15th, 2011 @ 6:14pm CDT
Cute, but pointless
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222732)
Posted by Editor on May 15th, 2011 @ 7:39pm CDT
It just doesn't work with that face for her.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222745)
Posted by Kibble on May 15th, 2011 @ 8:04pm CDT
KO Classics Bumblebee in these colors and I might care...

Whatever happened to them stealing the Alternators concept design and putting that out in Classics scale?
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222758)
Posted by Blackstreak on May 15th, 2011 @ 8:25pm CDT
I will be passing on this just like I passed on BB and Cliffjumper. In my time of collecting I bought only 1 Legend from the Cybertron toyline. And I don't want it anymore.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222769)
Posted by Rated X on May 15th, 2011 @ 8:50pm CDT
Do the posable BB that transforms into the new bug and ill buy it. Like the prototype pics they had teased us with and then give us this crappy figure instead.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222775)
Posted by Bounti76 on May 15th, 2011 @ 9:00pm CDT
Editor wrote:It just doesn't work with that face for her.


My feelings exactly. It looks a little too "masculine" for her, though admittedly, they ARE robots. The original Glyph toy looks feminine enough.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222778)
Posted by whacko on May 15th, 2011 @ 9:03pm CDT
If this, or the other colors were available at the Legend's price it might be worth getting. But I have a hard time paying $20 for what is basically a knock-off legends class figure.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222779)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on May 15th, 2011 @ 9:06pm CDT
Is this the FOURTH color scheme for this horribly misfired attempt at giving fans a classics Bumblebee with a VW alt mode? Meanwhile, no sign of those genuinely awesome show-accurate Shark Sentries that have been pictured on their site for years. No, they're just going to keep up the KO's and and tempt as many lawsuits as possible before any more of their genuinely worthwhile toys come to fruition. HasTak may not care enough to crack down, but if Volkswagen doesn't tolerate any exceptions to their "no VW products in war-themed toylines" rule...

...oh, wait, is Japan exempt from that anyway? They reissued the original mold with that new face 8 years ago, so does that VW policy somehow only apply in the Americas and Europe?
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222834)
Posted by juxtapose519 on May 15th, 2011 @ 10:59pm CDT
Why would iGear think anyone would want another repaint of this mould, let alone for $18? There are at least a half dozen RTS Gold Bumblebees just sitting on the pegs at my local TRU because no one wants them, and they're only $6.

Seriously, iGear, enough is enough. Stop stealing and repainting Has/Tak figures because it's cheap and easy, and go back to making original products that people actually want.
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1222845)
Posted by Kibble on May 15th, 2011 @ 11:20pm CDT
juxtapose519 wrote:Seriously, iGear, enough is enough. Stop stealing and repainting Has/Tak figures because it's cheap and easy, and go back to making original products that people actually want.

Go back to?
Re: iGear Bee 03 (1223009)
Posted by Flux Convoy on May 16th, 2011 @ 10:03am CDT
Kibble wrote:
juxtapose519 wrote:Seriously, iGear, enough is enough. Stop stealing and repainting Has/Tak figures because it's cheap and easy, and go back to making original products that people actually want.

Go back to?

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