Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand

Transformers News: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand

Monday, November 11th, 2013 12:02PM CST

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What's that you say? You like the in-package images, but you would rather see them freed from their plastic prisons? We can oblige! Well, we can for two of the four, but luckily it's the two new molds from the series, Waspinator and Skids! b8921061 of the HK-TF boards has posted the first in-hand images of the eagerly awaited duo. Enjoy the images mirrored below. Waspinator and Skids along with Goldfire and Dreadwing make up the next series of Transformers Generations Deluxes, which will hopefully be showing up at retails sooner than later.

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing

Transformers News: Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator, Goldfire, Skids, and Dreadwing
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Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529206)
Posted by Sabrblade on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:13pm CST
Want to see more of Takara Waspinator before I decide which to get.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529209)
Posted by Mkall on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:22pm CST
The amount of firepower Skids brings is insane for a Deluxe Autobot. Both he and Waspinator are looking very sharp.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529211)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:27pm CST
Still concerned about Skid's apparently limited shoulders. Need to see more before deciding.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529212)
Posted by Noideaforaname on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:29pm CST
Waspinator's thorax is a mess, but his robot mode is simply divine.

Is Goldfire supposed to kinda look like Movie Bumblebee? The face, I mean.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529214)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:36pm CST
Noideaforaname wrote:Is Goldfire supposed to kinda look like Movie Bumblebee? The face, I mean.


It's based on G1 Goldbug's head:



And by the by, it's based on the original head design of the G1 Bumblebee toy:

Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529215)
Posted by reluctantyouth on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:39pm CST
Me want poor Waspinatorrrrrrrrrrrzzzz Nowwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwzzz! Bzzzz Bzzzz :shock:

~reluctantyouth~ :BOT:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529216)
Posted by PrymeStriker on November 11th, 2013 @ 12:45pm CST
Well, that didn't take very long.

I'm still sold on these and the others.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529218)
Posted by Genocide G2.0 on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:01pm CST
These are the only 2 hasbro figures i've wanted since Springer & Blitz i like the hasbro waspinator colours myself and i'll wait to see what takara do with skids.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529219)
Posted by kirbenvost on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:05pm CST
Those shoulders are worrisome, but I'll still get Skids. I like how his feet have the actual car wheels on the bottom and not fake ones like Hasbro has been known to do lately.

Waspinator is a pass only because I don't collect BW characters. He looks pretty good though.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529221)
Posted by Dead Metal on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:15pm CST
Why did the photographer rip off the legs of Skids and take a pic of that?
Why didn't he do the same to Waspinator, the bot that gets blown the f**k up in almost every episode he's in?

Waspinator is awesome!
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529222)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:21pm CST
Dead Metal wrote:Why did the photographer rip off the legs of Skids and take a pic of that?


I took the liberty of translating the caption, and guess what: he claims Skids has missassembled hip joints.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529223)
Posted by Autobot032 on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:22pm CST
Oh, those are so pretty. Want. So. Bad.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529226)
Posted by Gorechyld on November 11th, 2013 @ 1:45pm CST
Skids looks amazing, tho he suffers from Jazz and Wheelie clown shoe syndrome. Waspinator looks fanfreakingtastic! Only complaint my ONE complaint, they couldn't have found a way for the insect legs to fold up behind his back instead of hanging off his fore arms? Ah well, still will be getting these two. :grin:
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529230)
Posted by synapse on November 11th, 2013 @ 2:16pm CST
Wheeljack wasn't a particularly tall deluxe and Skids looks smaller in both modes. I don't like his legs hollowness either... and those shoulders worry me, too. I SO wanted to like him, but I'm less confident about this figure every time new pics show up...
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529237)
Posted by bengear on November 11th, 2013 @ 2:57pm CST
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Dead Metal wrote:Why did the photographer rip off the legs of Skids and take a pic of that?


I took the liberty of translating the caption, and guess what: he claims Skids has missassembled hip joints.


if you look close at the first laying down pic of skids and the second one (with the legs pulled off) you can see that he's probably reversed the hip pieces... in the first one the slot on the side is much farther back than on the second one - I think whoever did it swapped the left for the right.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529239)
Posted by Crystiallic on November 11th, 2013 @ 3:11pm CST
Wasp is gonna look nice with Rhinox.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529254)
Posted by Nemesis Maximo on November 11th, 2013 @ 5:12pm CST
Few things: first, I really like this Skids fig...but, he's got some dorky clown shoes. Man are those some big-honking feet! Second does he have swivel wrists? I certainly hope so. I hate it when they leave that feature out of deluxes and up.

Thirdly, I'm not crazy about Waspy's beast mode; I wish it kinda fit together more snugly. But his robot mode is looking sweet!
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529261)
Posted by Sodan-1 on November 11th, 2013 @ 5:45pm CST
Skids could certainly be better. Definitely seems to have poor shoulder articulation, and the inside of his legs are a bit of an eyesore.

Waspinator is pure perfect. Both will be bought in some form or Takara.
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529268)
Posted by ILL-Star on November 11th, 2013 @ 6:37pm CST
I like these. However it's aggravating to me how the Voyager figures in this line are really good but the Deluxe class seems kind of cheap. And while they are better, the quality seems close to the relatively poor FOC Deluxe waves(Except for Starscream and Kickback).
Re: Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Deluxe Waspinator and Skids In-Hand (1529281)
Posted by RiddlerJ on November 11th, 2013 @ 7:49pm CST
Do we still have to wait until January for these because I need Skids now. He's the last of the Classicverse Autobot cars.

Waspinator looks sweet too.

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