Am I alone that I like the DOTM wreckers without all the weapons hanging out?

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  1. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    I really like Roadbuster because he pays a better homage to the racecar he represents. He looks smoother and better in vehicle mode. Topspin has so much armor and weapons that he doesn't even look like a NASCAR race care. I like weapons in robot mode but i much prefer the better look of the true homage to race car mode without all the weapons hanging off. And i'm just not much of a mechtech fan anyway. Am I alone on this thought?
     
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    I dont like the ones with random stuff splayed out on them. Movie doesn't do the weaponized mode interesting. I just want them to look like the vehicle and robot they're based on. If it could be removed or hidden I'd be ok with it.
     
  3. guard convoy

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    your not alone, the only draw for me for the movie wreckers is the nascar vehicle modes, weaponized vehicle modes ruin that, that is why deluxe topspin is sort of a letdown to me, i hope we get a non-weaponized deluxe of him
     
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    I prefer the NASCAR versions myself.
     
  5. TFPrime

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    I prefer the weaponized look. Clean car modes are a dime a dozen.
     
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    I think this is one where the fandom is split right three ways. Some like them without weapons, some like them with, and some just dont like them.

    Personally, there isnt really a vehicle mode out there less appealing to me than a NASCAR, so having them covered in weapons presents a decent way of sprucing up a figure I otherwise wouldnt even bother to transform.

    I guess it really comes down to a simple question?
    Do you like Nascar?
    If yes, you'll probably want them without weapons.
    If no, you'll probably like them with weapons.
     
  8. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Guns ablazing.
     
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    Right now it's definitely split between fans who are into Nascar and fans who aren't. Personally, I think deluxe Topspin's vehicle mode is AWESOME.
    I bet that once we all see the movie we'll have different opinions..
     
  10. Auto Morph

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    True dat. I'm one of those will absolutely zero interest in Nascar so would prefer them armed to the teeth in alt mode.
     
  11. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    No guns please. But if they want them with guns, at least do them all with guns in the same size class...
     
  12. sideswipe88

    sideswipe88 Stig's Asian Cousin

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    Well i'm not a redneck but I am a Dale Jr fan, but if you have a non-weaponized nascar it can be repainted into any other nascar car. I just wish It was normal with more of a transforming stealth force, like normal car and pop out weapons (like Roadbuster, but with more!:D ) I'll end up buying them both.
     
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    sideswipe88 Stig's Asian Cousin

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    THIS
     
  14. Cracka J

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    I don't personally care for nascar so anything to make them look less like generic racers is fine by me. Though for those who do enjoy nascar, they could have pleased everyone with some sort of removable clip/peg in system for the additional weapons so people could display them either way, without having it set in stone. Would have been pretty cool to be able to have a regular, armored or powered up mode, and robot mode, especially in the larger HA line.
     
  15. Gligamesh51

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    It doesn't look like you're alone, but I love the guns blazing look better myself.

    They remind me of the crazy Mad Max cars and trucks that look so menacing, like Mackatron!
     
  16. Fonecrusher

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    Maybe it's because I'm not American but I find Nascars look ugly as hell normally. The bright colours on some of them look horrible, they pretty much have sponsorshp printed on just about every piece of available space and those giant numbers... everything just looks real tacky.

    So yes I prefer the weapons, gives them a bit of character and that mad max "armed to the teeth" feel.
     
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    I like the weaponized modes very much, especially because that is how they will be in the movie.
     
  19. Brainchild

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    I prefer clean alt-modes. That's the long and short of it.
    And for the record, I hate Nascar and everything associated with it.
     
  20. Eternalm

    Eternalm Hasbro owns my Childhood

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    I was going to say that apparently I'm the only Nascar hater that prefers clean alts, but you beat me to it!
     

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