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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby El Duque » Tue May 06, 2014 4:38 pm

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Thanks to eBay seller lena81822 we have some in-hand images of Hasbro's upcoming Transformers Generations Deluxe Rattrap. Rattrap, along with Crosscut and Tankor, were originally planned to make up Generation Deluxe Wave 3, however that wave has been cancelled. Luckily all three are still going to be released in future waves. Rattrap and Tankor will be included in an upcoming Generations Wave 2 revision. Check out the images mirrored below:

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 4:48 pm

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That is NOT how you transform the thing, lena!

Major fail.

But the figure itself is still a must have.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Tue May 06, 2014 5:02 pm

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I still don't get what's up with the clear plastic gun.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Mindmaster » Tue May 06, 2014 5:03 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:That is NOT how you transform the thing, lena!

Major fail.


Nothing new. lena is infamous for mistransforming. I'm surprised they even got Tankor right. >:oP
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 5:06 pm

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Mindmaster wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:That is NOT how you transform the thing, lena!

Major fail.


Nothing new. lena is infamous for mistransforming. I'm surprised they even got Tankor right. >:oP
Ironic, since none of the official photographers could even do that. :P
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby dragons » Tue May 06, 2014 5:09 pm

Mindmaster wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:That is NOT how you transform the thing, lena!

Major fail.


Nothing new. lena is infamous for mistransforming. I'm surprised they even got Tankor right. >:oP


be happy you have pictures, some people could act you complain about mistransformation with pictures/video wont bother posting them until stores get them instock.

looks good clear gun don't get concept behind it
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Mindmaster » Tue May 06, 2014 5:12 pm

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dragons wrote:be happy you have pictures, some people could act you complain about mistransformation with pictures/video wont bother posting them until stores get them instock.


1) What?

2) I wasn't complaining. I was pointing out that they somehow knew how to transform Tankor correctly as opposed to Hasbro's official photographers.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby OptimalOptimus2 » Tue May 06, 2014 5:22 pm

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Rattrap only has a gun? He should use his tail as a whip...scourging Decepticons' faces.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 5:25 pm

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OptimalOptimus2 wrote:Rattrap only has a gun? He should use his tail as a whip...scourging Decepticons' faces.
He has bombs too.

And his gun splits into two separate guns.

But, no, his tail should not turn into a whip. He never had one in that body.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby BERSEKAEL » Tue May 06, 2014 5:30 pm

Lena is my favorite seller on ebay :grin:
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby shajaki » Tue May 06, 2014 5:59 pm

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Nemesis Maximo wrote:I still don't get what's up with the clear plastic gun.
maybe they couldnt afford the apps. or those clear parts are part of the cast that had to be clear. *shrug* maybe takara will paint theirs.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 6:03 pm

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shajaki wrote:
Nemesis Maximo wrote:I still don't get what's up with the clear plastic gun.
maybe they couldnt afford the apps. or those clear parts are part of the cast that had to be clear. *shrug* maybe takara will paint theirs.
Oftentimes, clear plastic is a sign of such cases as "Because we think it looks cool!" This could be another one of those cases.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Mindmaster » Tue May 06, 2014 6:03 pm

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One thing's for certain: it's definitely not because Hasbro "couldn't afford" to paint the weapons.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby OptimalOptimus2 » Tue May 06, 2014 6:13 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:Rattrap only has a gun? He should use his tail as a whip...scourging Decepticons' faces.
He has bombs too.

And his gun splits into two separate guns.

But, no, his tail should not turn into a whip. He never had one in that body.

Well I'm just being creative. Got to think outside the box every once in a while. :D
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 6:14 pm

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OptimalOptimus2 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
OptimalOptimus2 wrote:Rattrap only has a gun? He should use his tail as a whip...scourging Decepticons' faces.
He has bombs too.

And his gun splits into two separate guns.

But, no, his tail should not turn into a whip. He never had one in that body.

Well I'm just being creative. Got to think outside the box every once in a while. :D
That's what his Transmetal body is for. ;)
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby mtma » Tue May 06, 2014 8:59 pm

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How is it so mistransformed?
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Tue May 06, 2014 9:05 pm

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mtma wrote:How is it so mistransformed?
This is how it's supposed to be:

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Not this:

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Deathscythetransform » Tue May 06, 2014 10:10 pm

yet again another obligatory mistransformed figure....

If I didnt know its true configuration, I would be thrown off...
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby mooncake623 » Tue May 06, 2014 10:53 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
mtma wrote:How is it so mistransformed?
This is how it's supposed to be:

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Not this:

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lol so what? whats the big deal? Like putting people down? we know what Lena is about early releases (stolen maybe?? lol whatsup with this?) just means that official release is soonish right? hehe very happy to get any more pictures

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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby durroth » Tue May 06, 2014 10:57 pm

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the major change that strikes me between the official shots and the in hand product is they moved the maximal symbol and gave him two.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby craggy » Wed May 07, 2014 2:29 am

aww. you can hide the jazz hands.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby CaptainMagic » Wed May 07, 2014 11:55 am

Sabrblade wrote:That is NOT how you transform the thing, lena!

Major fail.

But the figure itself is still a must have.


In your comparisons, all I can pick out are the shoulders and the tail, which have both been left hanging down, and I don't see how that's such a big deal.

Of course, there's also the jazz hands, in which case it occurs to me that you might be joking.

Either way, I like this guy and I can't wait to find one.
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby Optimizzy » Wed May 07, 2014 12:38 pm

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yeah. I really really really am looking forward to this guy. Rattrap was the first original Beast Wars that I got (after the Prime/Megatron 2pack) so I'm looking forward to him. I don't understand the clear weapons either though, what is up with that?
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby mooncake623 » Wed May 07, 2014 1:17 pm

Weapon: Concussion Rifle
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Re: Official Transformers Generations Thrilling 30 Discussion Thread

Postby GuyIncognito » Wed May 07, 2014 1:32 pm

mooncake623 wrote:Cosmos & Swerve are processing @ BBTS!! Woot


Which is great, except I was planning to ship them along with other Generations figures that got delayed. So I now I have to choose between paying more than I wanted to for shipping, or leaving them in my POL for several weeks or months. :-?
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