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#281 Smitty

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE(Creature SH @ May 11 2012, 07:15 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And personally, I prefer each character to look distinctive and unique, which is why I am very happy about Hasbro's recent efforts to add value to redecos with new heads, different transformations, vehicle mode bits and the like. That's all I ever really asked for!

When was the last time Hasbro did a repaint that was deluxe or bigger. I mean just repaint no new parts or alternate parts that were always part of the mold, that was also a different character from a previous use of the mold...

Edited by Smitty, 12 May 2012 - 04:16 PM.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:23 PM

Fallback? Deep Dive? Banzai-Tron? Strafe?

I think pretty much everything after that was either the same character or had a (p)remold.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 04:30 PM

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Fallback? Deep Dive? Banzai-Tron? Strafe?

I think pretty much everything after that was either the same character or had a (p)remold.

They were all tail end of the movie line right? Wait were they before or after Classics and Friends Thundercracker?

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:17 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ May 12 2012, 05:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(NightViper @ May 12 2012, 03:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Fallback? Deep Dive? Banzai-Tron? Strafe?

I think pretty much everything after that was either the same character or had a (p)remold.

They were all tail end of the movie line right? Wait were they before or after Classics and Friends Thundercracker?

Deep Dive was around the same time, and Strafe right before IIRC.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:20 PM

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When was the last time Hasbro did a repaint that was deluxe or bigger. I mean just repaint no new parts or alternate parts that were always part of the mold, that was also a different character from a previous use of the mold...


Comettor, Deep Dive, and Strafe were all last year.

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:27 PM

Do you mean the DotM Comettor that came in a 2-pack with a Prime, Walmart exclusive? That Comettor is a deluxe.
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 05:32 PM

Right, and folks were discussing "Deluxe and bigger."

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 06:47 PM

Hmm, apparently I managed to read that as "bigger than a deluxe."

Walmart had some DotM exclusives in addition to Comettor... such as G2 Gobot Sideswipe.
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Posted 12 May 2012 - 08:16 PM

QUOTE(gargunkle @ May 12 2012, 05:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm, apparently I managed to read that as "bigger than a deluxe."

Walmart had some DotM exclusives in addition to Comettor... such as G2 Gobot Sideswipe.

All the Wal-Mart Deluxe toys were same bot repaints so they don't count. Comettor does but he only came packer with a Voyager as an exclusive that Wal-Mart probably asked for. I bet the same thing happened with the Cybergliph Target toys too. The two biggest retailers said the wanted something exclusive so Hasbro jive out some easy yet interesting repaints.

So when did Hasbro do a mass market, not the same bot repaint in deluxe or bigger, outside the movie line?

I'm omitting the movie line because retailers demanded so much of it from Hasbro they they almost had to do repaints just to keep them happy.

I'm not a fan of voting on peoples posts. it just seems very passive aggressive to click 'down vote' and not add anything to the thread. and up votes are exactly the same. to my mind the whole point of a forum is discussion and being able to just easily agree or disagree takes the discussion out of the equation.


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Posted 12 May 2012 - 11:07 PM

QUOTE(Smitty @ May 12 2012, 09:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(gargunkle @ May 12 2012, 05:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm, apparently I managed to read that as "bigger than a deluxe."

Walmart had some DotM exclusives in addition to Comettor... such as G2 Gobot Sideswipe.

All the Wal-Mart Deluxe toys were same bot repaints so they don't count. Comettor does but he only came packer with a Voyager as an exclusive that Wal-Mart probably asked for. I bet the same thing happened with the Cybergliph Target toys too. The two biggest retailers said the wanted something exclusive so Hasbro jive out some easy yet interesting repaints.

So when did Hasbro do a mass market, not the same bot repaint in deluxe or bigger, outside the movie line?

I'm omitting the movie line because retailers demanded so much of it from Hasbro they they almost had to do repaints just to keep them happy.


Universe 2.0 - SilverBolt, Stormcloud, Prowl etc

Generations - Red Alert, Thundercracker, Bumblebee (but that's the same character and he doesn't really count)

RTS - Fallback

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 11:08 PM

Red Alert was retooled!

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Posted 13 May 2012 - 01:00 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ May 12 2012, 07:29 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's should still be available on Jim Sorenson's site:
http://boltax.blogsp...mers-movie.html


Ah, thank you very much. I visit the site frequently, and I can't believe I forgot his was the one to have it...

Edit: Oh, slaggit... Mediafire says it's "temporarily unavailable." Hope that's fixed sooner than later...

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:08 AM

QUOTE(Dx3 @ May 12 2012, 10:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Smitty @ May 12 2012, 09:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(gargunkle @ May 12 2012, 05:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hmm, apparently I managed to read that as "bigger than a deluxe."

Walmart had some DotM exclusives in addition to Comettor... such as G2 Gobot Sideswipe.

All the Wal-Mart Deluxe toys were same bot repaints so they don't count. Comettor does but he only came packer with a Voyager as an exclusive that Wal-Mart probably asked for. I bet the same thing happened with the Cybergliph Target toys too. The two biggest retailers said the wanted something exclusive so Hasbro jive out some easy yet interesting repaints.

So when did Hasbro do a mass market, not the same bot repaint in deluxe or bigger, outside the movie line?

I'm omitting the movie line because retailers demanded so much of it from Hasbro they they almost had to do repaints just to keep them happy.


Universe 2.0 - SilverBolt, Stormcloud, Prowl etc

Generations - Red Alert, Thundercracker, Bumblebee (but that's the same character and he doesn't really count)

RTS - Fallback

Classics and Friends was never repainted. Silverstreak was, and the Classics and Friends Seeker mold was used and Thundercracker twice before it's use in Generations.

QUOTE(Code of Walky @ May 12 2012, 10:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Red Alert was retooled!

Really? Oh right the light bar...

Edited by Smitty, 14 May 2012 - 11:09 AM.

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:12 AM

The lightbar and it's placement was even different from Henkei to Generations Red Alert, effectively making the backpack engine thing unmountable in robot mode (other than the gun).

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