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New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Monday, June 30th, 2014 2:22AM CDT

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We've shown you the galleries of this year's BotCon exclusives, and you can always see the previous exclusives from recent past events by clicking here: Events

Since we're going back in time, we thought we should share an oldie, but a goodie:

BotCon '99 exclusive Deluxe Class Windrazor!

Windrazor is based off of Beast Wars Fuzor Silverbolt and redecoed in a white and two tone purple. With special collector's packaging based off of the then current Beast Wars line, this attractive looking exclusive was a must for attendees.

Click on any of the pictures below to be taken to the full gallery.

Convention & Club Exclusives Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

Transformers News: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor

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Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590077)
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 12th, 2014 @ 4:10pm CDT
It's about time we show you some more BotCon Transformers exclusive figures, is it not? To begin with, feast your optics on the Transformers Prime Beast Hunters Arcee repaint into Flamewar, complete with weapon, flames and ..war? For comparison, check out the Cyberverse counterpart too, by clicking on any of the images below to access the full galleries!


Convention & Club Exclusives Flamewar


















Transformers Prime: Cyberverse Flamewar







Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590092)
Posted by Zeek99g on July 12th, 2014 @ 4:38pm CDT
Va'al wrote:complete with weapon, flames and ..war?




Mindmaster's sig told me to.

Don't ban me Va'al.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590114)
Posted by griftimus prime on July 12th, 2014 @ 5:05pm CDT
now the females do not just have boobs. they have boobs with flames on them.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590137)
Posted by Midnight_Fox on July 12th, 2014 @ 5:37pm CDT
griftimus prime wrote:now the females do not just have boobs. they have boobs with flames on them.


You must have missed the furor during the con.

They jiggle, too.

Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590148)
Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on July 12th, 2014 @ 6:02pm CDT
I believe that they have chose the right mold for Flamewar. Let me check:

Yep.
Zeek99g wrote:
Va'al wrote:complete with weapon, flames and ..war?





Nice catch!
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590150)
Posted by SW's SilverHammer on July 12th, 2014 @ 6:19pm CDT
Midnight_Fox wrote:
They jiggle, too.



I may be thinking to hard about this, but does that mean they're made of something soft, or they have jointage/springs that allow them to bounce/ articulate. Do transformer women where Brassieres? Does that mean there's a transformers clothes/fashion industry, if that's the case do transformers as a race wear clothes, are clothes vehicle kibble? How do we know when they're wearing clothes, does that mean there are cybertonain decency laws? If that's all entirely false does this imply transformers are constantly nude all the time? Why's the prospect of transformers with jiggle physics open this many question :BOOM: :BOOM:
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590157)
Posted by Ultra Markus on July 12th, 2014 @ 6:35pm CDT
holy flaming bras batman!
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590165)
Posted by Madeus Prime on July 12th, 2014 @ 6:41pm CDT
Midnight_Fox wrote:
griftimus prime wrote:now the females do not just have boobs. they have boobs with flames on them.


You must have missed the furor during the con.

They jiggle, too.



Two words, shock absorbers.

SW's SilverHammer wrote:I may be thinking to hard about this, but does that mean they're made of something soft, or they have jointage/springs that allow them to bounce/ articulate. Do transformer women where Brassieres? Does that mean there's a transformers clothes/fasion industry, if that's the case do transformers as a race wear clothes, are clothes vehicle kibble, or if that's all entirely false does this imply transformers are constantly nude all the time? Why's the prospect of transformers with jiggle physics open this many question :BOOM: :BOOM:


Dude, they're bewbs. To 99% of the male population they are beyond the concept of logical reason- :-B

... /:)

Sorry, I was *cough*staring at the awesome bewbs*cough*, what was I saying? :???:
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590315)
Posted by Dr Va'al on July 13th, 2014 @ 9:45am CDT
Yet more high quality, detailed Seibertron.com galleries of BotCon 2014 exclusive figures! Click on any of the images below to access the full works of Starseeker Pirates Hunter, a repaint of TCC Rampage, in itself a repaint and remold of Transformers Prime First Edition Deluxe Megatron, and Brimstone, a repaint of the Air Raid remold of Fall of Cybertron Shockwave!


Convention & Club Exclusives Pirate Hunter














Convention & Club Exclusives Pirate Brimstone











Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590317)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 13th, 2014 @ 10:02am CDT
For whatever reason, the small head doesn't look as bad on Hunter/Shockawhatever

Brimstone seems to lose a bit of his visual appeal with the lack of asymmetrical legs, but I'd totally have gotten him if he was a mass-release figure. And fan-moded a pterodactyl mode.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590323)
Posted by Caelus on July 13th, 2014 @ 10:41am CDT
Brimstone's range as a rail gun is five-billionths of a kilometer? :-?
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590325)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on July 13th, 2014 @ 10:56am CDT
Caelus wrote:Brimstone's range as a rail gun is five-billionths of a kilometer? :-?


That's "Klick" with a "K". Here's what I found:

In "military-speak," the term "click" (spelled with a "c" instead of a "k") is used when sighting-in a weapon, such as a rifle. On most weapons, one "click" equals one minute of arc, or -- in other words, one inch of distance at one hundred yards. So, moving the site adjustments of the rifle "one click" will change the point of impact one inch for a target 100 yards away, two inches for a target 200 yards away, and so forth.For the detailed oriented, 1 MOA at 100 yards is actually a tad over 1 inch (There are 360 degrees in a circle and each degree is divided into 60 minutes. If we round to the nearest 1⁄100 of an inch, at 100 yards 1 degree measures 62.83 inches. One MOA, 1⁄60 of that, measures 1.047 inches), but rounding it works for quick calculations. The term comes from the clicking-sound made by the sight adjustment knobs as they are turned.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590334)
Posted by megatronus on July 13th, 2014 @ 11:34am CDT
Hunter/Shockaract is beautiful. I've been planning on picking him up, but may be unable to wait for a Club sale.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590335)
Posted by Toralei_De_Nile on July 13th, 2014 @ 11:35am CDT
So how much would a Flamewhore be going for?
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590343)
Posted by megatronus on July 13th, 2014 @ 12:02pm CDT
Toralei_De_Nile wrote:So how much would a Flamewhore be going for?

Between $75 and $100 on eBay, currently.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590353)
Posted by RiddlerJ on July 13th, 2014 @ 12:33pm CDT
Brimstone matches his original figure better than I expected.

I was always disappointed the original Brimstone wasn't used for an exclusive. He would've made a good Swoop or Cutthroat.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590359)
Posted by hinomars19 on July 13th, 2014 @ 1:16pm CDT
So he isn't Shokoract? Or is he and Trademarks are getting in the way?
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590361)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on July 13th, 2014 @ 1:22pm CDT
hinomars19 wrote:So he isn't Shokoract? Or is he and Trademarks are getting in the way?


That's Shokaract before he became known and named as such. 3H fiction said he was nothing but a Hunter before the discovery of the Matrix of Conquest, and FunPub took it from there.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590382)
Posted by Sabrblade on July 13th, 2014 @ 2:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
hinomars19 wrote:So he isn't Shokoract? Or is he and Trademarks are getting in the way?


That's Shokaract before he became known and named as such. 3H fiction said he was nothing but a Hunter before the discovery of the Matrix of Conquest, and FunPub took it from there.
Yeah, and in this story, he's Cannonball's tracker beast "pet". Known only as "Hunter", for he has no real name, Cannonball "won" him in a game of cards with uncooperative player (though "won" is more like "cheated every time and then killed his opponent when he got called out for his cheating, and then negociated with his prize into joining his crew" in this case).

He would not take the name "Shokaract" until acquiring the Matrix of Conquest and upgrading into his BotCon 2000 toy body.

The story of life aboard the Tidal Wave is quite a fascinating one, IMO. It's what made Tornado the most forward looked to figure of the convention for me.
Re: New Gallery: BotCon 1999 Windrazor (1590466)
Posted by Caelus on July 13th, 2014 @ 6:48pm CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Caelus wrote:Brimstone's range as a rail gun is five-billionths of a kilometer? :-?


That's "Klick" with a "K". Here's what I found:

In "military-speak," the term "click" (spelled with a "c" instead of a "k") is used when sighting-in a weapon, such as a rifle. On most weapons, one "click" equals one minute of arc, or -- in other words, one inch of distance at one hundred yards. So, moving the site adjustments of the rifle "one click" will change the point of impact one inch for a target 100 yards away, two inches for a target 200 yards away, and so forth.For the detailed oriented, 1 MOA at 100 yards is actually a tad over 1 inch (There are 360 degrees in a circle and each degree is divided into 60 minutes. If we round to the nearest 1⁄100 of an inch, at 100 yards 1 degree measures 62.83 inches. One MOA, 1⁄60 of that, measures 1.047 inches), but rounding it works for quick calculations. The term comes from the clicking-sound made by the sight adjustment knobs as they are turned.


So really, the sentence in Brimstone's bio just doesn't make any sense, as the unit "nanoclick" would really only be used in reference to calibrating the weapon's aim, and (I assume) summarizing the weapon's margin of error (its spread). "Nanoclick" would not be used in reference to a weapon's range.

Still, that makes me curious as to what sort of ranges would necessitate 'nanoclick' accuracy.

1c = 1 inch change per 100 yards to target
1c = 2 inch change per 200 yards to target

So:

1c = 1 inch change per 3600 inches to target

One click represents a 1:3600 adjustment to range ratio, which means one nanoclick represents a change to range ratio of 1:3600*10^9 or 1:2.78*10^13. So, a one nanoclick adjustment to your targeting would yield a one inch change at a target 2.78*10^13 inches away. Or 3.33x10^12 feet away. Or 1.76x10^8 miles. Or (and this is when it sounds cool):

A one nanoclick adjustment to the weapon's aim would yield a one inch change in the point of impact on a target that is 1.636 astronomical units away.

Mars, by the way, is 1.523 AUs from the Sun.

So if we were to willfully ignore the wording in Brimstone's techspec, and assume it was supposed to say something like, "Brimstone fires a solid Cybertronium slug, accurate to within five nanoclicks while in independent flight, and his accuracy improves when wielded by his crewmate Pirate Scorponok," then we would infer that Brimstone transforms into something functionally equivalent to a sniper rifle with a range that's measured on the interplanetary scale.

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