New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders

Transformers News: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders

Monday, January 5th, 2009 1:39PM CST

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Seibertron.com member RodimusConvoy13 has just tipped us to some new preorder listings that have appeared on site sponsor Big Bad Toy Store's website.

Two new preorder pages for Transformers Animated Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock are now available. Hydodrive Bumblebee is priced at $29.99 USD while Golfire Grimlock has a preorder price of $23.99 USD. Both figures are scheduled for a March 2009 release date.

No official images of the figures are available at this time.

To view Hydrodrive Bumblebee's listing, click here and to view Golfire Grimlock's, click here.
Credit(s): RodimusConvoy13
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Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861754)
Posted by culturemagnet on January 5th, 2009 @ 1:51pm CST
no pics? meh.. not pre-ordering without seeing it fo sho..
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861758)
Posted by Technically weird on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:04pm CST
ANOTHER repaint? These should be repainted into figures with new names, not random name prime, or Super duper robot name.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861761)
Posted by Hard Hacker on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:08pm CST
Technically weird wrote:ANOTHER repaint? These should be repainted into figures with new names, not random name prime, or Super duper robot name.


I don't think these are redecos. They're both priced quite high, whereas redecos are typically the same price, added to the fact that nobody knows that they look like.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861764)
Posted by Venomous Prime on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:14pm CST
What the hell does "Golfire" mean? :shock:
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861766)
Posted by Swiftpaw on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:16pm CST
ANOTHER Bumblebee? What the slag is Hasbro thinking? Why the hell is it always the crappier molds in a series that get repeatedly repainted? And then they wonder why they end up shelf warming.

If you're going to reuse a crap mold, AT LEAST MAKE IT A NEW CHARACTER. Where's our Cliffjumper? Or Hubcap? Or anyone else that traditionally has a similar form to Bumblebee?

At least Grimlock is an awesome enough mold to deserve reuse. Bet this will be a 'more G1 accurate' repaint, maybe with more shiny gold on the chest and such to reflect it.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861767)
Posted by Cheetron on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:17pm CST
Hydro whatever Bumbleebee could be a repaint of the Shelfwarmer Cyber Speed BB. I think I read somewhere that they were repainting it. No idea of Grimlock though.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861769)
Posted by rpetras on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:24pm CST
Grimlock is priced about the same as voyager Grimmy, so I bet he is a repaint.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861772)
Posted by El Duque on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:27pm CST
Bumblebee shouldn't be a repaint of the deluxe, as the price is almost $30.00. As someone else posted could be a repaint of that Powerbot/Cyberspeed thing, price seems about right. Grimlock will most likely be a straight repaint of the original voyager.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861789)
Posted by Omnitrixprime on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:51pm CST
that bumble bee must be good cuz the deluxe isnt cool :sad: but that grimlock sounds coool :D :APPLAUSE: so cool they r going to repaint it
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861795)
Posted by Nekoman on January 5th, 2009 @ 2:58pm CST
Swiftpaw wrote:ANOTHER Bumblebee? What the slag is Hasbro thinking?


Their thinking Bumblebee is popular, and he is.


[quote]Why the hell is it always the crappier molds in a series that get repeatedly repainted? And then they wonder why they end up shelf warming.[/quote]

This is a Voyager class toy. TFA Bumblebee was an Deluxe.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861844)
Posted by *Soundwave* on January 5th, 2009 @ 4:01pm CST
I knew it was supposed to be "HydroDrive" and not "Hydrodive" as people were thinking with a submarine or something. That would be extremely dumb.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861847)
Posted by roboleadr on January 5th, 2009 @ 4:09pm CST
I followed the link to BBTS for the Bumblebee, wait... I think I saw... WHAT!!! VOYAGER CLASS?!?! FOR BUMBLEBEE?!?!
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861851)
Posted by Tekka on January 5th, 2009 @ 4:23pm CST
Golfire? It's probably something to do with fire but the first thing that came into my mind was Grimlock hanging around a golf club practicing his putting...

Obviously Snarlag would be his caddy, and Swoop would hunt for lost balls. :P

Wow, there could be a whole team of golf themed dinobots.

But would he be as good as Gee Dubya?

"Me Grimlock, say now watch this drive!" *Swings and smashes the ball, taking up half the green with it.*
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (861871)
Posted by dragons on January 5th, 2009 @ 5:06pm CST
big bad toy store just makes me laugh soemtimes with there ourages prices or there descriptions

Safety Warning: This Product is for Adult Collectors. It may contain sharp points, small parts that are choking hazards, and other elements that are not suitable for children under 16 years of age.

not suitibale under 16 years old i had no ieda teenagers where such small kids that didint know any better to know how to play with there toys or the difernce between colltor items & statues.

how dissapointing i clikcked the link expecting to see pictures & nothing wander how bad there going to look with this new paint job cant be worse than the ultra magnus repaint
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (862019)
Posted by Venomous Prime on January 5th, 2009 @ 10:11pm CST
dragons wrote:how dissapointing i clikcked the link expecting to see pictures & nothing wander how bad there going to look with this new paint job cant be worse than the ultra magnus repaint



First Gen wrote:Seibertron.com member RodimusConvoy13 has just tipped us to some new preorder listings that have appeared on site sponsor Big Bad Toy Store's website.

Two new preorder pages for Transformers Animated Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock are now available. Hydodrive Bumblebee is priced at $29.99 USD while Golfire Grimlock has a preorder price of $23.99 USD. Both figures are scheduled for a March 2009 release date.
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To view Hydrodrive Bumblebee's listing, click here and to view Golfire Grimlock's, click here.


:P
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (862020)
Posted by Dreadwinglord on January 5th, 2009 @ 10:17pm CST
I hope I can get this Grimlock, I was never able to find the average grimlock at Target.
Re: New Hydrodrive Bumblebee and Golfire Grimlock Preorders (862253)
Posted by Kique on January 6th, 2009 @ 2:14pm CST
I'll wait for the pics to make up my mind :P

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