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#1 Powered Convoy

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:11 AM

I read this on the TFWiki, so I figured I'd look it up as I haven't heard anything about this yet.
http://www.hasbro.co...A3751F24FE1.pdf

That's definitely not Straxus' head but Skullgrin's. Though I thought it was bigger than that. I think this PDF makes it look more robotic than I remember too, but that might be either my bad memory or the fact it's lineart in PDF.

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#2 mx-01 archon

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:15 AM

It's kinda weird how they keep doing this.

At this rate, Tracks' instructions will have Wheeljack's head.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:19 AM

I wouldn't be surprised if Terradive, Jazz, Perceptor, and Lugnut all have the other head rather than their own in their instructions.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 10:46 AM

Hey, I just checked my Darkmount's instructions and there it is, plain as day. Neato!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 12:58 PM

Just for fun:


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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:01 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Aug 18 2010, 11:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just for fun:

Damn you beet me to it.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:13 PM

His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:16 PM

In that case I like mine a lot more.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:17 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ Aug 18 2010, 11:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Damn you beet me to it.


Hee hee, beet. Like red beets, like the toy color...

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:17 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

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Pink? He look like he could be that Allspark's mascot.



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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:25 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 02:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy


Yeah, I'm not sure why he would have red like that. Skullgrin never had any huge amounts of red. Or any red.

skullgrin.jpg

I can't really remember anything about Skullgrin from the slideshow other than that he was mostly light gray with some purple, so most of this is just guesswork. If I were doing it myself, he'd be mostly medium gray with a lighter gray head and some light gray paint.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:25 PM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Aug 18 2010, 02:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In that case I like mine a lot more.

No way! Skullgrin had like the best colors on a Transformer ever! icon-ironhide.gif

QUOTE(Smitty @ Aug 18 2010, 02:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 12:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy

Pink? He look like he could be that Allspark's mascot.




No that's HOT!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:38 PM

omg I had forgotten how bad Pretenders sucked! They came out when I was into my GI Joe phase and wasn't paying too much attention to Transformers.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:42 PM

As I was going along trying to apply the purple and grey, it got to be extremely boring looking. I'd noticed when looking for references for this that the Marvel scans showed Skullgrin's purple parts turned out rather more red. It's a stretch, I don't deny. But it got me an extra color to stick on the robot mode.

Hopefully the actual toy makes a bit better use of just purples and greys. I have to say I never appreciated how uninteresting Skullgrin is from a coloration view before now. Good thing he had that skull-head.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 01:45 PM

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ Aug 18 2010, 02:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 18 2010, 02:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
His colors were a lot more 1988 then those. With the gray and same hot pink as the original.

Randy


Yeah, I'm not sure why he would have red like that. Skullgrin never had any huge amounts of red. Or any red.

skullgrin.jpg

I can't really remember anything about Skullgrin from the slideshow other than that he was mostly light gray with some purple, so most of this is just guesswork. If I were doing it myself, he'd be mostly medium gray with a lighter gray head and some light gray paint.

This is closer to how I remember it too. I think his purple was a bit more towards hot pink, but my memory is very foggy on this (other than he was ample amounts gray and purple/pink).

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:03 PM

Kind of disappointed, but I guess it was silly to expect a more "accurate" head at such a small size.

Still, I'll be skipping Darkmount and getting Skullgrin for sure.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:19 PM

Skullgrin_Instructions.jpg

obvious repaint is obvious.

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:21 PM

Well, I wanted Bludgeon recolored as Skeletor. I guess this'd do as a runner-up. icon-fire.gif

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 02:25 PM

In that case, a yellow head would make more sense!

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Posted 18 August 2010 - 03:15 PM

Wait, NOW this is frontpage news?

http://www.allspark....s...t&p=1607953

Edited by Code of Walky, 18 August 2010 - 03:15 PM.