Alternate mode of the Miner-class Vehicons?

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by The F.N.G., Sep 8, 2011.

  1. The F.N.G.

    The F.N.G. Well-Known Member

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    I was rewatching Stronger, Faster earlier, and when it got to the scene with Ratchet and the Miner a thought hit me. Do we have any idea what kind of alternate mode these guys possess? Their kibble is different from both their ground and aerial cousins, but I'm not certain on what kind of alt-mode it could be. Perhaps some kind of mining craft, as per their function?
     
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    Not mining craft, then they wouldn't use mining vehicles.
    Maybe they are protoforms specialized to mine ( like Optimus said), so they do not need any vehicle mode because they don't fight (good) or need disguise.
    Looking at them, they might be sort od Cybertron car, like Animated Wasp and Bumblebee were.
     
  3. The F.N.G.

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    That's probable. Considering they use their blasters primarily as cutting lasers rather than as weapons, they could very well not be equipped for anything other than mining.
     
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    CYBERTRONIAN JEETTZZszzz
     
  5. Paxtin

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    Optimus referred to them as civilian-class. Maybe Decepticon civilians don't have alt-mdoes? That's my best guess.

    Maybe they're action masters.
     
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    Well, they obviously have to turn into mining drills because they like drilling.

    So they put a mining drill on a mining drill so they can drill for Energon while they drill for Energon.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I support this theory.
     
  8. Kostya

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    They look the most alien of the Vehicon types and they have no reason to go into populated places, hence they have no reason to possess an alt-mode. My guess is they're a protoform for the Vehicon body-type.
     
  9. shroobmaster

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    Whatever it is I think it's probably very alien, it doesnt seem to be wheels or tracks and he calls Ratchet a "wheel-grinder" as derogative term.
     
  10. Oberoniss

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    They might have hoverpads instead of regular wheels.
     
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    If not a drilling machine, how 'bout some kind of hauler/minecart?
     

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