The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:53 pm

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NICE Kanra! He's an Autobot Pretender I've actively hunted, but haven't bought yet -- his whip is probably the best Pretender weapon. :)

I'm excited for his Prime Master too, no doubt. As much as I prefer the scale of the new Prime Masters for the "humanoid" shells, there's no substitute for the originals imho.

Although I believe Sky Shadow comes close to Black Shadow.... ;p
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And it's great to see the shelf of some of your Pretenders! But unless you include G1 Metalhawk, the Autobots don't stand a chance against the Kaijucons... :CON:
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby D-Maximus_Prime » Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:31 am

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Cloudburst may be the best looking humanoid Pretender. I have Waverider, and he is pretty good, but Cloudburst does look better. And Waverider is one of my few watercraft TFs, so he's cool in that capacity too
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:14 pm

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It's odd how many water-based Pretenders there were, D! But to deal with the pressures of the deep, perhaps the shells were really the only way. :michaelbay:

I took some more pics with Bomb-Burst last night -- he's been one the most fun of the G1 Pretenders simply because he's a robo-vampire.
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:27 pm

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Turn out that my Cloudburst have the whip's handle broken. :(
It suck but eh, it still work. I wish I'd knew about it before buying.

BTW, I ordered the Reprolabels upgrade sheet for him. His labels were pretty damaged and the sheet come with a bunch of bonus stickers that will make him look incredibly pimp!
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Tue Oct 24, 2017 2:14 pm

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I need Reprolabels for all my Pretenders -- can't wait to see Cloudburst done right, Kanra. :BOT:

Thunderwing still needs his cyclone cannon, but on his AccessoryQuest, he's been blessed with the right pegholes....
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:19 pm

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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:53 pm

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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby -Kanrabat- » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:39 pm

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I'm too tired right now to take and post any pictures. Still, Cloudburst is now all repro'd-up and he look BOSS. Those stickers are way better than the half-clear, yellowed originals.
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Mon Nov 06, 2017 9:40 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:I'm too tired right now to take and post any pictures. Still, Cloudburst is now all repro'd-up and he look BOSS. Those stickers are way better than the half-clear, yellowed originals.

I'll try to wait as patiently as possible, Kanra -- but I'm very eager to see 'im! It will definitely remind me how much all mines need the sticker sheets.....
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Sat Nov 11, 2017 2:36 pm

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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby Throttlebotsrevenge » Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:39 am

I'm a huge fan of Pretenders because of all the accessories they come with. One of the things I regret the most are selling off my 1988 Decepticon Pretenders. I'd like to add them back to my collection some day.

Fortunately, I have the Pretender Monsters, Thunderwing, Bludgeon, and Oilmaster. :-D
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:00 am

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Throttlebotsrevenge wrote:I'm a huge fan of Pretenders because of all the accessories they come with. One of the things I regret the most are selling off my 1988 Decepticon Pretenders. I'd like to add them back to my collection some day.

Fortunately, I have the Pretender Monsters, Thunderwing, Bludgeon, and Oilmaster. :-D


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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:42 am

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-Kanrabat- wrote:
Throttlebotsrevenge wrote:I'm a huge fan of Pretenders because of all the accessories they come with. One of the things I regret the most are selling off my 1988 Decepticon Pretenders. I'd like to add them back to my collection some day.

Fortunately, I have the Pretender Monsters, Thunderwing, Bludgeon, and Oilmaster. :-D


Getting back Bombburst, Submarauder, and Skullgrin is easy enough.
Especially because you already have the big guns!


Welcome Throttlebotsrevenge!

As Kanra mentioned, hunting down the others should be a lot cheaper than the three you still have -- you can find them around $40 complete, I'd say.

I'd love to see pics of Oilmaster or the other two if you want to share -- I don't think we see enough Bludgeon. :CON:
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby D-Maximus_Prime » Mon Nov 13, 2017 10:54 am

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Throttlebotsrevenge wrote:I'm a huge fan of Pretenders because of all the accessories they come with. One of the things I regret the most are selling off my 1988 Decepticon Pretenders. I'd like to add them back to my collection some day.

Fortunately, I have the Pretender Monsters, Thunderwing, Bludgeon, and Oilmaster. :-D

I envy your pretender monsters. I want Monstructor!
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Re: The Pretenders - Robots in Synthoplasmic Outer-Shell Disguise!

Postby bodrock » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:01 am

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I hope HasTak revisits Monstructor someday -- it'd be great to have him!

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