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Posted by RiddlerJ on June 14th, 2013 @ 8:21am CDT
Posted by DetoxRetox on June 14th, 2013 @ 8:42am CDT
Posted by omega666 on June 14th, 2013 @ 9:54am CDT
Posted by RiddlerJ on June 14th, 2013 @ 10:00am CDT
omega666 wrote:I was lucky to find Springer. That was the only time I saw him in stores. Never found a Blitzwing.
I just ordered Springer and Blitzwing from Amazon. Stores never have anything.
http://www.amazon.com/Transformers-Gene ... =blitzwing
Posted by Sabrblade on June 14th, 2013 @ 10:09am CDT
Posted by GuyIncognito on June 14th, 2013 @ 10:39am CDT
This one has huge back wheels added, the rotor removed, a new weapon, a front grill/bumper added, the legs retooled to account for the replacement of the rear wheels, AND a new head sculpt. Oh, and the tail was re-tooled too!
Posted by mattj972 on June 14th, 2013 @ 10:43am CDT
Posted by SG Roadbuster on June 14th, 2013 @ 12:28pm CDT
Doubledealer (requires extensive retooling)
Posted by kirbenvost on June 14th, 2013 @ 1:52pm CDT
Anyway, Sandstorm is really impressive and near-perfect. Only issue I can see is that those wheel/turbine assemblies are going to take up a lot of shelf space in robot mode, but it looks like it's possible to fold them back and down.
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on June 14th, 2013 @ 1:56pm CDT
SG Roadbuster wrote:so seeing what they've done with Springer, I wonder who Blitzwing is gonna get retooled into, and how extensive are the retools gonna be? some potential candidates I've stumbled across have been.....
Doubledealer (requires extensive retooling)
I would love to see a Slamdance retool out of Blitzwing. But thinking more about it, they could also make Overlord out of him. Probably not everyone's first choice for this mold, but it might happen given Overlords recent appearances in the comics.
Posted by Stockade on June 14th, 2013 @ 2:02pm CDT
I wonder if hasbro can do Astro-Train and Octane like these guys?
Posted by Sabrblade on June 14th, 2013 @ 2:05pm CDT
Fires_Of_Inferno wrote:I would love to see a Slamdance retool out of Blitzwing. But thinking more about it, they could also make Overlord out of him. Probably not everyone's first choice for this mold, but it might happen given Overlords recent appearances in the comics.No thank you. That robot mode of Blitzwing's would hardly do Overlord proper justice.
Posted by xyl360 on June 14th, 2013 @ 2:45pm CDT
Posted by dragons on June 14th, 2013 @ 3:16pm CDT
Posted by gen1autobot on June 14th, 2013 @ 4:11pm CDT
Posted by Noideaforaname on June 14th, 2013 @ 5:13pm CDT
I kinda wish they went with the more toy-accurate mouthplate rather than the cartoon-accurate regular face.
kirbenvost wrote:It is truly impressive how extensive the remolding is. It actually looks like a substantial amount of plastic has been added. Which still makes me wonder why they couldn't release TF Prime Breakdown, but I should really stop being so bitter about that, lol...
The lack of Breakdown might not have had anything to do with the amount of plastic. The only official reasons we got for him being skipped were "not up to Hsbro's standards" and "no-man's land price-wise"... which are ridiculously vague and could mean anything.
Posted by Prime Riblet on June 14th, 2013 @ 5:52pm CDT
Posted by xyl360 on June 14th, 2013 @ 7:23pm CDT
Prime Riblet wrote:So far this is my favorite of the Voyagers.
Yeah, me too I think (though I've got none of them in hand so far). It just looks sweet.
By the way, your avatar is making me hungry.
Posted by Sodan-1 on June 15th, 2013 @ 4:35am CDT
Posted by Mykltron on June 15th, 2013 @ 6:37am CDT