Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

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Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Tigertrack » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:41 am

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Online Store, Toyrocket has listed pre-orders for not only the set of three Autobot fairlady busts together, but now you can also order each individually. This is new because previously, only the set of three was available for pre-ordering!

Check out the listings here:

Set of Three--$179.99 Ships in May
http://www.toyrocket.com/Transformers-Toyrocket-Exclusive-Prowl-Bluestreak-And-Smokescreen-Bust-Set-P44347C0.aspx?UserID=4868048&SessionID=MfV5jbkWIXI69W12B8Kx

Prowl--Limited to 500 pieces--$54.99
http://www.toyrocket.com/Transformers-Toyrocket-Exclusive-Prowl-Bust-P43053C2101.aspx?UserID=4867408&SessionID=oRYctWSfiRsDwS2Mp7Km

Blustreak--Limited to 250 pieces--$69.99
http://www.toyrocket.com/Transformers-Toyrocket-Exclusive-Bluestreak-Bust-P43054C2101.aspx?UserID=4867408&SessionID=oRYctWSfiRsDwS2Mp7Km

Smokescreen--Limited to 250 pieces--$69.99
http://www.toyrocket.com/Transformers-Toyrocket-Exclusive-Smokescreen-Bust-P43055C2101.aspx?UserID=4867408&SessionID=oRYctWSfiRsDwS2Mp7Km
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Hard Hacker » Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:58 am

Strange how those characters are being released at the same time, it's not like they're retools of eachother now.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby shockticus » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:00 am

Cool! By the way, which one of their figures came first?
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Smokescreen85 » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:00 am

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My Smokescreen is already pre-ordered. Been waiting awhile for him to become available separately.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Scaleface » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:19 am

I never understood collecting toy busts. No articulartion, no transformation, they are incomplete (no legs or lower body) and they cost like 6 times the cost of an action figure. What's the draw?
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby ***Galvatron*** » Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:32 am

Scaleface wrote:I never understood collecting toy busts. No articulartion, no transformation, they are incomplete (no legs or lower body) and they cost like 6 times the cost of an action figure. What's the draw?



I would not mind static figures, the colors and poses are very cool on some them and are a piece of artwork in a way but what bothers me the most is the heads only or no bodies and legs on most of them, I can't believe the prices they want for most of them and they don't have bodies or legs.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Wraith47 » Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:02 pm

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usually, a bust is just a head. sometimes a torso and rarely arms and never legs. as to why buy one? in my case, Prowl has always been my favorite. He was the very first TF I ever got as a kid. Once I move and get my basement set up, one of the display sets I do will be all Prowls from some of the different series, (excluding beast wars and a few others). A bust would be a great addition to the entire collection.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby flashmech » Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:18 pm

I want them, I want them, I want them.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Zeds » Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:08 pm

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Scaleface wrote:I never understood collecting toy busts. No articulartion, no transformation, they are incomplete (no legs or lower body) and they cost like 6 times the cost of an action figure. What's the draw?


I would say that it would be having a piece of artwork to display instead of the toy robot.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Defcon! » Sat Mar 29, 2008 9:32 pm

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Very cool! I used to collect the Bowen Busts for marvel but sold them on ebay because of how much they went up in value. I bought them for about $30-35 a piece and sold them for an average of about $150-200. If i start collecting again i might think about the Tfs busts but they are a little bit expensive.
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Tigertrack » Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:52 am

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Zeds wrote:
Scaleface wrote:I never understood collecting toy busts. No articulartion, no transformation, they are incomplete (no legs or lower body) and they cost like 6 times the cost of an action figure. What's the draw?


I would say that it would be having a piece of artwork to display instead of the toy robot.


Well, and they are also usually posed nicely in an action pose, with a facial expression that cannot be duplicated by the toy of the character represented.

And then there are the special ones, like the Transforming Megatron to Galvatron, the Skywarp starting to teleport, and other such gems that are in no way shape or form represented by the toys. :wink:
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Re: Toy Rocket G1 Prowl, Smokescreen, And Bluestreak Busts

Postby Cascadia » Mon Mar 31, 2008 9:11 am

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Out of this set, I do not need Prowl because I have the first bust of him. I may get the other two eventually.
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