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@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:41 PM)

:D

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:24 PM)

...TAKE IT!

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:24 PM)

Then make like Bart Simpson and just take it! Take it take it take it take it!

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:18 PM)

..............I ~might~ want all the cold.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 06:17 PM)

Trust me, you're not getting ALL the cold. You don't want ALL the cold.

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 06:04 PM)

You guys in Canada have nice weather! I know it! You keep sending all the cold down here to Ohio to dump snow on us.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (05 December 2016 - 05:45 PM)

@Nevermore Wonko and I are in Canada. ;P

@  Robowang : (05 December 2016 - 09:58 AM)

Big random stuff sale just posted in BST - Boxed and loose G1, Japanese magazine exclusives, Botcon stuff, and more

@  Waspinator : (05 December 2016 - 07:03 AM)

LINER FORM

@  BlackMax : (05 December 2016 - 04:20 AM)

Momo, Ura, Kin, or Ryu? :D

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 05:00 PM)

But with Tauros you don't really have to worry about cars. ;)

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 04:20 PM)

At least you don't have to clean up after a bike.

@  Bass X0 : (04 December 2016 - 04:19 PM)

Bicycles? That's old school. Riding a Tauros is the thing to do these days.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:15 PM)

On a warm and sunny day, I could reach several dozen stores by bike.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:14 PM)

Lots of small, medium-sized and large cities within a short travelling distance of each other, and decent infrastructure.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 03:14 PM)

I guess that's the advantage of living in a decentralized major urban region.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:55 PM)

Multiples of each except for Scorch Strike Jetstorm.

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:54 PM)

I've seen waves 1-3 of the original torpedo/cyclone/buzzsaw Mini-Cons plus a lone Scorch Strike Jetstorm from wave 4, as well as wave 1 of the Weaponizers.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:33 PM)

I litteraly have to tracel 20 minutes out of town to the next town over if I want to even find the 5 dollar heads. Which of course.. I don't have the money to do *sulks in corner*

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 02:32 PM)

Yeah, still the first wave.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:32 PM)

You have Minicons?

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 December 2016 - 02:31 PM)

My Walmart has had three minicons and two Leader Skywarps and nothing else for about three months now.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:31 PM)

No seriously... We have almost an entire aisle of Batman/Superman toys... and from what the stocker has told me...at least 10 more boxes of it in the back.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 December 2016 - 02:30 PM)

Wait.. you have Transformers? Around here it's "MAOR BATMANS!"

@  Steevy Maximus : (04 December 2016 - 02:18 PM)

Probably do

@  Nevermore : (04 December 2016 - 02:10 PM)

Seriously, I get the impression we actually have better distribution here around my part in Germany than most of the US does.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 12:06 PM)

Over 40 minutes of waiting on the phone to find out if they had Galvatron (I was aiming for a price match deal if they did). Along the way, I ended up connecting to two other customers who were waiting to be connected to other departments.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 12:00 PM)

Man, Walmart... that was an adventure of sorts yesterday...

@  wonko the sane? : (04 December 2016 - 11:57 AM)

I saw megatron at walmart, and astrotrain as well. Figured they were in the same case assortment. Now I don't know what to think.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:25 AM)

Still hoping to find Chromedome, and another shot at Rewind. Not part of the sale, but...

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:25 AM)

Wow, didn't even know those were out here yet.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 December 2016 - 11:15 AM)

I got me an astrotrain at that sale! Wanted a megatron too, but didn't find one.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (04 December 2016 - 11:14 AM)

Went to TRU to take advantage of a 40% off deal they had on Sentinel Prime and Galvatron (I wanted the latter), but they were out of stock before the sale even began. =P Got a raincheck, at least.

@  BlackMax : (04 December 2016 - 08:33 AM)

Huh. Maybe I can figure a way to headcanon IDW Strafe into being AoE Strafe...

@  zephyrX9 : (04 December 2016 - 03:12 AM)

I'm sure under a different artist, she might look like something!

@  Verity Carlo : (04 December 2016 - 01:50 AM)

She....well, I'm not sure what she turns into, but it involves her face splitting in half.

@  Verity Carlo : (04 December 2016 - 01:49 AM)

There was also Strafe for Female Dinobots.

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 11:57 PM)

http://tfwiki.net/mediawiki/images2/3/33/Raptoricon_symbol.jpg

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 11:57 PM)

plus the best faction insignia ever

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 11:27 PM)

but yeah we need toys of those Raptoricons yesterday.

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 11:27 PM)

but BW also set the precedent that the gender of the scanned beast mode doesn't need to match the robot mode...so bright colors are fine ;)

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 11:04 PM)

That WOULD be a very good point, except Slash has got ~all the bright colors~, and in the bird world (which as we all know is also the dino world)rampant bright colors are a male thing.

@  LordGigaIce : (03 December 2016 - 10:56 PM)

There was that one Deluxe raptor mould from AoE....GET ON IT FUNPU....oh. Now I'm sad.

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 10:54 PM)

...I did not know bout this. Maybe I should amend my comment to "we need more female Dinotobts ~who have toys~."

@  Dracula : (03 December 2016 - 10:05 PM)

@BlackMax - did you know about the Raptoricons? Currently they've only been in fan club prose but they have pretty badass designs and are all female.

@  Rycochet : (03 December 2016 - 09:21 PM)

More female dinosaur transformers would be nice, but not specifically dinobots. Never been a fan of adding new guys to that specific subgroup, it feels a bit like when ageing rock bands add new members.

@  wonko the sane? : (03 December 2016 - 09:02 PM)

Wait, swoop isn't a woman?

@  BlackMax : (03 December 2016 - 07:44 PM)

Can I just take a moment and declare that we need some female Dinobots? Because we really need some female Dinobots.

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 December 2016 - 05:41 PM)

It was awesome seeing all those heroes together on screen, though. I hope Superman and Martian Manhunter get to participate in the next crossover

@  TM2-Megatron : (03 December 2016 - 05:36 PM)

The solution was also just a bit too easy... the Dominators are apparently just big sissys, give 'em a poke with a caddle prod and they'll run off


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#1 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:03 PM

Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:06 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif


Oh! there they are, Don't know how I missed those icon-wildride.gif

Thanks, icon-ironhide.gif

I feel like quite the fool now. icon-blitz.gif


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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:11 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif


Oh! there they are, Don't know how I missed those icon-wildride.gif

Thanks, icon-ironhide.gif

I feel like quite the fool now. icon-blitz.gif

glad you found it icon-fire.gif


#5 Blues

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:23 PM

Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:26 PM

QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:54 PM

I threw my box with second blades in the trashcan at a mcdonalds.. I looked pretty funny digging them out when my partner in crime informed me of the location of the blades... good times.. thanks Hasbro! icon-ironhide.gif

#8 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 08:16 PM

icon-fire.gif I wonder How many Blades were lost that way.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 12:35 AM

It isn't just Megatron. We ALL miss Blades.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 05:55 AM

QUOTE(Umbracron @ Nov 3 2008, 10:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I threw my box with second blades in the trashcan at a mcdonalds.. I looked pretty funny digging them out when my partner in crime informed me of the location of the blades... good times.. thanks Hasbro! icon-ironhide.gif


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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:24 AM

I don't miss Blades. He's sitting in my little "display case" in my room. Yay Universe!

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:30 AM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif

In season 3, Megatron fights three-sword style.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 09:50 AM

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 09:55 AM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it


Well it WAS... But I've got mine apart on the workbench, figuring out how to run a motor to that transfer axle that the wings and shoulder mounts hinge around.

Oh, yeah. They aren't just manually spinning, Blues, there's a cross-link through the wings so they turn in opposite directions.
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Posted 06 November 2008 - 10:13 AM

QUOTE(Nutjob R/T @ Nov 4 2008, 09:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it


Well it WAS... But I've got mine apart on the workbench, figuring out how to run a motor to that transfer axle that the wings and shoulder mounts hinge around.

Oh, yeah. They aren't just manually spinning, Blues, there's a cross-link through the wings so they turn in opposite directions.


N R/T:

Northwest Short Line has some gearboxes you might be able to use:

http://www.nwsl.com/BrochurePages.htm

Jameco is a good source for motors.

Tamiya also sells various mechanical parts. I'm not so familiar with their line.




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Posted 06 November 2008 - 01:45 PM

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I'm sorry, but that's probably the best thing ever in the history of things.