Botcon Flak Revealed!

Botcon Flak Revealed!

Friday, March 20th, 2009 3:05pm CDT

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Botcon.com has updated with the latest figure from this year's five figure set! Please click here to view Flack, and be sure to also compare him to Cybertron Defense Scattorshot, whom he's an redeco of in the Gallery section.

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Credit(s): Botcon.com, Prime Evil


This article was last modified on Friday, March 20th, 2009 3:06pm CDT

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Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900793)
Posted by Hard Hacker on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:13pm CDT
I cried tears of joy.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900794)
Posted by typh0id on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:15pm CDT
Best looking use of that mold yet, imo...I'm not going to Botcon, nor am I going to pay rediculous amounts of money trying to get this, but if it were on a store shel I'd buy it...(And I didn't buy the two universe repaints of this)
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900796)
Posted by Mkall on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:17pm CDT
Nice. I kinda figured we'd be seeing this mold again in this set. I was hoping not though.

Still it is a nice colour scheme.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900797)
Posted by Kryptikore on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:18pm CDT
First reaction was "Not this mold AGAIN" but I have to say it looks fantastic! Great paint apps! Hmm this years set is tempting me more and more.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900800)
Posted by Electron on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:27pm CDT
i reli like the look of the figure, i've seen the repaints before this and thought nah

i'm reli glad i'm getting this years set, theres quite alot of bang for my buck, the fig itself reminds me of last years megs, but that probs because of the colour scheme, i'd assume they'd complement each other if displayed together

can't wait to see thunderclash
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900805)
Posted by Rijie on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:38pm CDT
That's sharp, easily the best of the set.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900806)
Posted by Dr. Caelus on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:43pm CDT
Wish this had made it to the shelf as opposed to one of the other repaints.

Although, am I alone in thinking he looks like an upgraded Movie Wreckage?
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900816)
Posted by Savage on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:57pm CDT
This one actually looks pretty good. Not a big fan of that mold, but I'm digging the color scheme.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900818)
Posted by Mkall on March 20th, 2009 @ 3:59pm CDT
I think this is the first set where we're getting both a voyager and an ultra figure.

This set's gonna rule
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900821)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:02pm CDT
Before going off on the mold choice, it bears noting that the Micromaster who bears the same name shares a similar mold, so it's not that surprising a choice.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900826)
Posted by Angelus on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:10pm CDT
I am a big fan of the BotCon sets.
I really don't care what it'll cost, I'll get it anyway...

But this time, I think, they came up with the worst set of the last 5 years... As usual every set will have fans and antis. Although I am not anti and I will get the set, I am just not a big fan.
Figures that we have seen over and over again and a theme that, imo, does not carry any weight in the mythos at all.
A waste of a very good opportunity, if you ask me...
I know, nobody is asking me...

You won't hear me complain about the size of MP Grimlock... :P
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900835)
Posted by Sid Burn on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:26pm CDT
Very cool, new head too.

Lets hope Thunderclash is the best yet.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900842)
Posted by T-Macksimus on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:41pm CDT
I've passed on every version of this mold so far. The first one that I finally think is worth getting is the one figure that I can't get.
I can't begin to describe how badly I think that sucks. The figure is awsome but the situation...damn.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900843)
Posted by Rated X on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:43pm CDT
Looks like Overload with Wreckage paint scheme....
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900845)
Posted by Nekoman on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:46pm CDT
Sid Burn wrote:Lets hope Thunderclash is the best yet.


I'm going to hope he'll be some really good mold, with no prior reuses, that's a truck.

I'm pretty sure she'll be female Thunderclash who's a repaint of Energon Arcee though...
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900850)
Posted by Overcracker on March 20th, 2009 @ 4:52pm CDT
I like the mold. I'm loving the color scheme. And I really truly love the new Head sculpt.

This is the best figure of the set. Unless Thunderclash can top it.

He does remind me a bit of the Beastwars Optimus Primal figure. Probably the white with the red joints.

But its still a great figure.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900855)
Posted by DevastaTTor on March 20th, 2009 @ 5:09pm CDT
PorQPine wrote:That's sharp, easily the best of the set.

No doubt, but it didn't have to be very good to be better than the others. However, I really do like him.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900860)
Posted by Zeds on March 20th, 2009 @ 5:21pm CDT
Unwavering in my decision to have not ordered this set.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900861)
Posted by Narc on March 20th, 2009 @ 5:23pm CDT
One of my favorite molds from the Cybertron line. Great paint scheme. Wish they didn't do Dropshot and Overload on this mold earlier though.
Re: Botcon Flak Revealed! (900863)
Posted by Sid Burn on March 20th, 2009 @ 5:35pm CDT
I have to figure Thunderclash as a classics prime repaint.

Pink windows, white and gold body etc etc.

keep my fingers crossed

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