Asian Ex Hot Spot

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Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby gbm » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:14 pm

Just saw him in TRU today.....whaddya all think? I like it. Might have to go back and pick him up now that I think about it.

Curious as to everyone's thoughts....
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby craggy » Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:30 pm

I was never totally sold on this sculpt. Only version of it I really want is the Pyro from that Botcon set a few years back. Seems like a pretty nice, big and chunky bot though.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby RAcast » Sat Dec 01, 2012 7:01 pm

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Same here, it just doesn't scream Inferno to me. I mean, Inferno's supposed to be some tall, lanky sort of fellow, not chunkimus.

The mold -looks- good, but I don't know that it's really been used well yet. Pyro is really the only good use so far, but he was a botcon exclusive unfortunately.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:19 am

He's big blue fire engine! just like Inferno, who's a big red fire engine! Updated for 2012. I like the way they've used this mold :D
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby RhA » Sun Dec 02, 2012 3:22 am

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I own Inferno, Grapple and Hot Spot and I´d buy the mold again.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:44 pm

RAcast wrote:Same here, it just doesn't scream Inferno to me. I mean, Inferno's supposed to be some tall, lanky sort of fellow, not chunkimus.


I wouldn't describe Inferno as tall and lanky.

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I think it's a perfect mold for Inferno. I have Inferno and Grapple, and if I ever see Hot Spot in TRU I'll buy it in a heartbeat.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby RAcast » Tue Dec 04, 2012 3:22 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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GuyIncognito wrote:
RAcast wrote:Same here, it just doesn't scream Inferno to me. I mean, Inferno's supposed to be some tall, lanky sort of fellow, not chunkimus.


I wouldn't describe Inferno as tall and lanky.

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I think it's a perfect mold for Inferno. I have Inferno and Grapple, and if I ever see Hot Spot in TRU I'll buy it in a heartbeat.

Hm, perhaps. He is certainly reasonably leggy though. As for Energon Inferno, I can't stand his head. xD I love Roadblock though, I picked him up a few months ago and Prowl as a pair of pants for him, love the combined mode.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby skywarp55 » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:29 pm

hmm.....Must have this figure. I liked hotspot in g1 and the use of this mold so yeah when I see him, he is coming home with me. I have not seen him at my local TRU yet though strangely. But I have seen GDO powerdive and megatron. SW55 out

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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby SJ21 » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:39 am

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I love this mold. I have Inferno and Grapple. They are big, chunky, nice transformation, and fun to play with. I think the mold fits Hot Spot well. If my local TRU ever gets him in, I will buy him up.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby Kibble » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:56 pm

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Hot Spot looks nice...problem is he doesn't combine.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Dec 06, 2012 7:36 am

Kibble wrote:Hot Spot looks nice...problem is he doesn't combine.


Looking at Hasbro's recent attempts at combiners, I'd rather have more Voyagers.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby tmk9883 » Thu Dec 06, 2012 12:08 pm

I finally snagged him yesterday along with Swerve and Cliffjumper since I had a coupon.

Hot Spot was one of the few G1 characters I had as a kid so I had to have him. The bright blue really pops too.
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Re: Asian Ex Hot Spot

Postby Kibble » Mon Dec 10, 2012 3:47 pm

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GuyIncognito wrote:
Kibble wrote:Hot Spot looks nice...problem is he doesn't combine.


Looking at Hasbro's recent attempts at combiners, I'd rather have more Voyagers.


Can't really argue that, unfortuntely...
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