Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Post your reviews of Transformers toys in this topic. Please keep each topic dedicated to one specific toy (i.e. DOTM Deluxe Class Optimus Prime"). Videos can be posted in a topic as well as text reviews and images.

Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Video Review

Postby Bounti76 » Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:15 pm

Weapon: Vibro-Axe
Another year, another new Studio Series wave, another Bumblebee! Thanks to Seibertronian PrimeVsPrime, we have a look at upcoming Wave 9's Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee, a brand new mold with some fun transformation points, and sporting his first Earth mode. PrimeVsPrime has some good size comparisons so you can see just how well he matches up with others in the Bumblebee series.



This iteration of 'Bee looks great and has enough to offset any potential Bumblebee figure fatigue. Are you going to add him to your collection? Let us know what you think below!
User avatar
Bounti76
News Staff
Posts: 1061
News Credits: 198
Joined: Fri Jan 29, 2010 12:17 am
Location: Utah
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 5
Endurance: 9
Rank: 6
Courage: 9
Firepower: 6
Skill: 8

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:13 pm

Motto: "For I have dipped my hands in muddied waters, and, withdrawing them, find 'tis better to be a commander than a common man!"
Weapon: Dark Saber Sword
Had no intention of picking up Off-road Bee but after looking at him at different angles I think I like him more than VW Bee.
This doofy idiot operates a 72-ton war machine capable of mass destruction up to two miles, and that doofy idiot is me

Image

Va'al wrote:I keep track of everyone. Backwards.
There are atandarfs to maintain.

LOST Cybertronian wrote:Hey, If Mindmaster survived then you should do just fine.
User avatar
Mindmaster
Guardian Of Seibertron
Posts: 6306
News Credits: 234
Joined: Thu Jul 30, 2009 4:00 pm
Location: Wilmington, NC
Watch Mindmaster on YouTube
Alt Mode: Cybertronian Jet
Strength: 8
Intelligence: Infinity
Speed: 8
Endurance: 7
Rank: 10
Courage: 8
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby blackeyedprime » Mon Jan 06, 2020 5:36 pm

Motto: "Me Grimlock, you slag."
Weapon: Particle Beam Cannon
not keen on the protruding hinges on the fake tire/can but definitely picking him up.
blackeyedprime
Transmetal Warrior
Posts: 846
News Credits: 7
Joined: Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:14 am
Alt Mode: a spoon
Strength: 3
Intelligence: 6
Speed: 5
Endurance: 8
Courage: 9
Firepower: 2
Skill: 6

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby Brokebot » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:27 pm

Motto: "I've waited 30 years for a Dinobot combiner, and this is what I get?"
Weapon: Dino-Missiles
Yeah. I was going to get one but now I think I'll pass. There's just something about the movie line's need for extra grills and body panels hidden away because they can't make the chest work right that's always bothered me. Just seems like a cheating. It's one of my beefs against the VW version.
Image
Brokebot
Micromaster
Posts: 94
News Credits: 1
Joined: Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:33 pm
Alt Mode: Something else
Strength: 6
Intelligence: ???
Speed: 1
Endurance: 1
Firepower: 10
Skill: Infinity

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby Nemesis Destron » Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:46 pm

Motto: ""So you see evil will always triumph over good, because good is dumb!""
Weapon: Dual-Sonic Disrupter Gun
It's a really cool mold it's just too bad it just had to be BB. I wonder who will adopt this mold in the future. :VEHI:
Nemesis Destron
Godmaster
Posts: 1994
News Credits: 1
Joined: Sat Apr 04, 2009 5:43 pm
Location: OC So-Cal

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby SpikeyTigertron » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:31 pm

Good/fun looking figure. Studio Series is really bumming me out they keep going with peg in/on wheels and don't bother painting the "hubs" peg/caps.... seeing the yellow on the front, and black on the back drives me nuts. I know that four pins is *more* part count... but it really makes for cleaner figures.
SpikeyTigertron
Pretender
Posts: 730
News Credits: 2
Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2010 2:59 pm

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby carytheone » Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:25 am

Motto: "shelf space may be fleeting, but plastic is forever"
Weapon: No Weapon
Brokebot wrote:There's just something about the movie line's need for extra grills and body panels hidden away because they can't make the chest work right that's always bothered me.
I don't mind faux parts much if the effect is pulled off well. What seems weird about this one is that the real grill is just behind the fake grill. Couldn't a swivel joint and a few hinges resolved the whole thing?

It's a cool looking figure and I felt an immediate want, but do I really need another Bee? Hasbro just needs to pop a Swindle head on that bad boy for me to justify the purchase ;)
• but that's just my opinion • :BLACKEYE:
Image
•    Collection & Photos     •
User avatar
carytheone
Matrix Keeper
Posts: 9084
News Credits: 130
Joined: Tue Oct 16, 2012 2:38 pm
Location: Satellite of Love
Alt Mode: Rocket Number 9
Intelligence: N/A

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby haldand » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:25 am

Motto: "I'm tired of monkeying around. Oh, Ohbeedoo. I wan'na be like you!"
Weapon: Two Fusion Rifles
RE: "This iteration of 'Bee looks great and has enough to offset any potential Bumblebee figure fatigue. Are you going to add him to your collection?"

- no.
8-)
haldand
Mini-Con
Posts: 28
Joined: Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:53 am
Alt Mode: Monkey
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 7
Speed: 5
Endurance: 7
Rank: 1
Courage: 10
Firepower: 3
Skill: 5

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby ThunderThruster » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:17 am

Weapon: Twin Shoulder-Mounted Rocket Launchers
carytheone wrote:It's a cool looking figure and I felt an immediate want, but do I really need another Bee? Hasbro just needs to pop a Swindle head on that bad boy for me to justify the purchase ;)


My thoughts exactly.
Tekka wrote:What she doesn't realize is that Springer actually loves Rodimus.
User avatar
ThunderThruster
Gestalt
Posts: 2770
Joined: Thu Jun 01, 2006 7:56 am
Location: Nottingham

Re: Transformers Studio Series SS-57 Deluxe Class Offroad Bumblebee Review

Postby STngAR » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:34 pm

Weapon: No Weapon
Though I do think the Bumblebee movie was a refreshing change to the other movies, he still has that movie toy look that I'm not a fan of. I'm not bashing anyone that likes the movie line toys, just not my cup of bot. >:oP

:MAXIMAL:
Sledge wrote:Finally! Wheelie will get the credit he's due with a set of five Wheelies.



"People who live in glass houses sink ships"

"Loser, loser chicken dinner"

"She was playing robota-possum"

"If you want to get rich, collect money, not toys"
User avatar
STngAR
Pretender
Posts: 726
News Credits: 5
Joined: Fri Oct 12, 2007 10:14 am
Location: PA
Watch STngAR on YouTube
Buy from STngAR on eBay
Alt Mode: The Litter Box
Strength: N/A
Intelligence: N/A
Speed: N/A
Endurance: N/A
Rank: N/A
Courage: N/A
Firepower: N/A
Skill: Infinity


Return to Transformers Toy Reviews

Featured Products on Amazon.com

Buy "Transformers Authentics Bumblebee" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Authentics Megatron" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Toys Optimus Prime Cyberverse Ultimate Class Action Figure - Repeatable Matrix Mega Shot Action Attack Move - Toys for Kids 6 & Up, 11.5"" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titans Return Deluxe Twin Twist and Flameout" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Power of The Primes Deluxe Class Autobot Moonracer" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Power of the Primes Punch-Counterpunch and Prima Prime" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Studio Series 11 Deluxe Class Movie 4 Lockdown" on AMAZON
Buy "Cyberverse Warrior Class Acid Storm" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Combiner Wars Deluxe Class Autobot Hound" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: The Last Knight Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers: Robots in Disguise Warrior Class Autobot Ratchet" on AMAZON
Buy "Transformers Generations Titans Return Titan Master Skytread" on AMAZON
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #239 - Secrets and Scope Creep
Twincast / Podcast #239:
"Secrets and Scope Creep"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Sunday, January 26th, 2020

New Items on eBay

Buy "Transformers Rescue Bots 3" Playskool Heroes HIGH TIDE BOULDER HEATWAVE" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Rescue Bots: Meet High Tide : Passport to Reading Level 1" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Rescue Bots: Meet High Tide : Passport to Reading Level 1" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Rescue Bots Optimus Prime T-Rex & Bumblebee Dino Dinosaur Figure" on EBAY
Buy "PLAYSKOOL HEROES TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS 12" HIGH TIDE FIGURE" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Mini Pocket Robot 3" Action Figure Boy Child Kid Gifts Toys Collect" on EBAY
Buy "Transformers Takara Legends Blitzwing" on EBAY
Buy "Playskool Heroes Transformers Rescue Bots Bumblebee Rescue Guard" on EBAY