A little bit of MP Starscream news...

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by stevej, Jun 3, 2006.

  1. stevej

    stevej Well-Known Member

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    Haven't seen this reported elsewhere but it seems the stand that's included can support Starscream in bot mode too!

    Clearer prototype images are up here:
    http://www.hlj.com/product/TKT71889

    Thanks,
    Steve.
     
  2. Subotnik

    Subotnik Please Stand By.

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    Perfect. Floating in bot mode is exactly what I was hoping for.
     
  3. Ra88

    Ra88 Dutchman!

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    I'm DEFINATELY getting that.:rock 
     
  4. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    yay flight stands!

    now he can see prime eye to eye.

    and get the cookies on the top shelf.

    edit: also pleasant surprise to how clean the plane mode's underside is.
     
  5. meetoblivion

    meetoblivion aka chazzy

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    i think that'll change once we see a painted version.
     
  6. Wheels

    Wheels Cammy's Boy Toy

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    Ahhh, I slightly bigger pic of the underside.

    I think what he means about a "clean" underside is the fact that the head is well hidden and doesn't have odd parts sticking out like the G1 toy. It's a smooth uniform underside. :cool: 
    The line art pic didn't portray a very "clean" underside, and the SS's head appeared to stick out like a sore thumb. :thumbdown 

    I've always wondered if the stand can support SS in robot mode. :thumb 
     
  7. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Heh, that hovering bot mode looks great, but I'm sure he doesn't appreciate where that stick is going...:lol 
     
  8. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    do we know yet which parts of the figure are going to be diecast? I'm liking this more and more, and it'd be totally worth an order if there's metal here that might be replaced with plastic in a US release.
     
  9. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Very nice! Wish there was one for the RM verision as well.
     
  10. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    The only dissapointing thing to me is the placement of the rear landing gear...and it looks low too!

    But the stand kicks arse! I think this will be the best masterpiece!
     
  11. Nerd Bomber

    Nerd Bomber Consulting your needs

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    Best starscream toy evarr!!! I just hope hasbro brings this over.
     
  12. keitaro

    keitaro Geekinator

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    w00t, I was waiting for HLJ to post up a product page of it. Preorder placed!
     
  13. Wheels

    Wheels Cammy's Boy Toy

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    It seems very unlikely that Hasbro would not.

    The cost, if TakaraTomy went alone, would be very prohibitted. Especially almost right after the merger.

    I seem to recall similar discussions with the MP Prime. It wasn't until much later that Hasbro announced it officially. Have patience, it will come. :cool: 
     
  14. stevej

    stevej Well-Known Member

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    You know, I could see Hasbro going all-out with a larger size class to Alts and bringing over the MP Seeker mould and using the new Megatron tank we've seen... Though that would then fill the shelves with nothing but G1 related (re-imagined) goods that sounds A-OK to me (for a while anyway).

    I only wish Botcon wasn't so far away! I miss Orson's world. :confused: 

    Steve.
     
  15. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    Awesome, i was hoping that'd be the case :D 
     
  16. Neomarsala

    Neomarsala Transform and Roll Out

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    Man, I can't wait to get this. I'm glad I pre-ordered it. I don't want to assume that Hasbro is going to release it and then have to pay twice as much on the after market when they don't. September is going to be sooo expensive.
     
  17. CrackerBoy

    CrackerBoy SeƱor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    With his head turned around in jet mode he won't be able to see what's on the ground.

    Looks good, can't wait to see the color scheme and the repaints.
     
  18. DON

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    I hope they include his Slingshot. he only used it once, but that goes the same with Prime's Energon Axe and Megs' flail
     
  19. pinoy78

    pinoy78 Shoji Kawamori having FUN

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    Nice to see cleaner pics.
     
  20. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Did they change his feet since the last time they showed him

    P.S.

    What sling shot (sorry for sounding noobish)?
     

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