Need expert help in identifying this robot!

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Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby prehistoryanimal » Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:48 am

Hi there,

Can anyone help me identify this transformer, please? I consider myself pretty knowledgeable, but this guy is outside my realm of expertise.

1. He transforms into a revolver. Legs are metal. No safety color or cap. Makes me think he comes from the 70s or 80s.

2. His shoulder cannon dismounts and then becomes the barrel of another gun! It's spring loaded inside, so I think it can fire bullets.

3. The second gun has a trigger piece that attaches to the barrel/shoulder cannon to become the second gun.

4. Oh and the barrel/shoulder cannon can also be mounted on top of the robot in revolver form to become a scope a la Megatron.

I've posted this on other TF forums and no one has a clue what this is...

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Thanks in advance for the help!

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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby dirk2243 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:40 am

Motto: "If you don't believe me, just ask me.....I'll tell you all about it."
This is what I've found. Not 100% it's the exactly the same

" it is Not from the Transformers line, but was made by Diaclone Takara Toys in Japan, same line Megatron was used from. Megatron,Browning, and Magnum all are from Diaclone, made in Japan. Thanks"

http://shelf3d.com/pP0V2HRyoFc is the link to see a video review of it.
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:52 am

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dirk2243 wrote:This is what I've found. Not 100% it's the exactly the same

" it is Not from the Transformers line, but was made by Diaclone Takara Toys in Japan, same line Megatron was used from. Megatron,Browning, and Magnum all are from Diaclone, made in Japan. Thanks"

http://shelf3d.com/pP0V2HRyoFc is the link to see a video review of it.


Nope, way off. Even I'm stomped as to what it is. Does it have copyright markings of any kind?
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby prehistoryanimal » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:58 am

It looks that that guy in gun mode, but the bot mode is completely different.

Thanks though!

dirk2243 wrote:This is what I've found. Not 100% it's the exactly the same

" it is Not from the Transformers line, but was made by Diaclone Takara Toys in Japan, same line Megatron was used from. Megatron,Browning, and Magnum all are from Diaclone, made in Japan. Thanks"

http://shelf3d.com/pP0V2HRyoFc is the link to see a video review of it.
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby prehistoryanimal » Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:58 am

No, no manufacturer's stamp on it at all :( No copyright, no date. Feels old though, haha.

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
dirk2243 wrote:This is what I've found. Not 100% it's the exactly the same

" it is Not from the Transformers line, but was made by Diaclone Takara Toys in Japan, same line Megatron was used from. Megatron,Browning, and Magnum all are from Diaclone, made in Japan. Thanks"

http://shelf3d.com/pP0V2HRyoFc is the link to see a video review of it.


Nope, way off. Even I'm stomped as to what it is. Does it have copyright markings of any kind?
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:08 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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Weird... If it has no copyright stamp, chances are it's a Knock-Off of a different toy. Tell you what, why don't you ask CollectionDX? They have a wider understanding of toys and collectable items, Im pretty sure, at least someone there knows what it is.
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby prehistoryanimal » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:26 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Weird... If it has no copyright stamp, chances are it's a Knock-Off of a different toy. Tell you what, why don't you ask CollectionDX? They have a wider understanding of toys and collectable items, Im pretty sure, at least someone there knows what it is.


Thank you for the reference!

I will consult the almighty Oracle :)

Cheers, mate.

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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:37 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
prehistoryanimal wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Weird... If it has no copyright stamp, chances are it's a Knock-Off of a different toy. Tell you what, why don't you ask CollectionDX? They have a wider understanding of toys and collectable items, Im pretty sure, at least someone there knows what it is.


Thank you for the reference!

I will consult the almighty Oracle :)

Cheers, mate.

PA


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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby prehistoryanimal » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:39 pm

Yessir :)
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Re: Need expert help in identifying this robot!

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:05 pm

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Not Takara Tomy. More or less those Taiwan/China not TFs TFs. TFs or transforming 'bots are really HOT in China.
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