Boat or Watercraft Transformers?

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  1. simplygriff

    simplygriff µ - Elitist Dick

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    I searched the resources and only came up with 3 boat TF's. Armada Mirage, ROTF Depthcharge & a g2 something my short term memory has lost. Are there any other boat or watercraft TF's? I'm working on a project and am hoping something's out there in the boat category. Thanks for any help!
    -G
     
  2. Optimus Sledge

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    Seaspray, Broadside, Tidal Wave and Flattop (if his aircraft carrier/jet fighter transport counts) spring to mind. There was a boat minicon team, and a submarine in one of the Cybertron minicon pack (giant planet pack?).
     
  3. Omega Charge

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    Cybertron Thunderblast.
     
  4. simplygriff

    simplygriff µ - Elitist Dick

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    Awesome. Thanks for the ideas guys!
    -G
     
  5. Ash from Carolina

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    Yea I'm never going to get her transformation out of my head for taking silly fun to another level.
     
  6. gargunkle

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    The G2 boat was called Manta Ray, I think.

    The boat Mirage and recolor Dreadwing were actually from Energon, not Armada.

    You could potentially consider Energon Sharkticon a sort of boat/submarine thing, maybe.
     
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    A good place to check this kind of thing is TFU.INFO. You can search by color on the lefthand side, and then narrow that down by alt mode. I do that a lot when trying to think up repaint ideas. Anyway, off the top of my head and with help from that site, the boatformers I can think of (listing those that use the same mold together) are:

    1. Armada Tidal Wave/Energon Tidal Wave/Micron Legend Shockwave
    2. G1 Broadside
    3. G1 Flat-Top
    4. G1 Micromaster Seawatch
    5. G1 and G2 Seaspray
    6. G2 Manta Ray
    7. All the variations of the Sea Team Minicons
    8. Cybertron Thunderblast/Minerva
    9. Cybertron Shortround/Movie Storm Surge
    10. Energon Mirage/Dreadwing/Presumed Botcon Banzai-tron
    11. Energon Sharkticon (though he's more of a space-submarine, really)
    12. Minicon Deep Dive, AstroSinker, and Seawave
    13. G1 Micromasters Strikedown and Power Run
    14. G1 Waver
    15. Movie Depth Charge

    You could sort of make a case for G1 Scourge being a type of boat, albeit a space boat. I guess he's more like a little rounded Star Destroyer, though.
     
  8. Ashstar

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    Let's see what I can get outta my head...

    • G1 Seaspray
    • G1 Broadside
    • Victory Waver (part of multiforce combiner Landcross)
    • Armada Tidalwave (and his Energon redeco)
    • Armada Sea Minicon team - Oceanglide, Stormcloud & Waterlog (along with countless repaints)
    • Energon Mirage (Dreadwing and upcoming Banzai-tron redeco)
    • Eneron Sharkticon... he does kinda look like a submarine :drunk 
    • Cybertron Thunderblast
    • Cybertron Shortround (movie Stormsurge redeco)
    • Cybertron Deepdive (Giant Planet Minicon team)
    • ROTF Depthcharge

    Ughhh my head hurts... hope this helps!

    EDIT: Dang! Totally beaten... :p 
     
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  9. simplygriff

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    Thanks all for the help. Now I just wished I owned more of these already.

    One I just thought about that's yet to be mentioned is the Micromaster Combiners Powerrun & Strikedown from the Metro Squad. Though that's more of a hovercraft like Seaspray.

    Edit: Oops should have read better... WhiteMocha did mention those guys.
    -G
     
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    I can't recall that many boat TFs. Only ROTF Depthcharge and Thunderblast are the ones I remember.. As far as I know, there haven't been many boat/watercraft TFs, and the designs so far are so-so IMO. Depthcharge was close to cool, his legs caused "cool" to become "so-so" (IMO).

    SO if you're working on a watercraft TF project, I'd be glad to see how the final stages will look like. If it's a revolutionary design, that'll be awesome! Looking forward to it :D 
     
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    What about TFTM Storm Surge?
     
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    Ah, but can you play with them in the bath?
     
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    Don't forget the 'awesome' G1 Quickswitch.
     
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    RID Megatron's "Boat mode".... makes quickswitch's boat plausible.
     
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    Frightening!

    ...And could you count G1 Scourge? I know he flies in the comics and cartoons but wasn't he originally designed to be a hovercraft?
     
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    well damnhit you all ggot allthe onesi could thinks :banghead: 
     
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    Ebay:
    The g1 pretenders Splashdown and Waverider.

    I love boat formers. I have a little personal sub group
    TIdal wave, E. Mirage, Thunderblast, minicon sea team and deep dive, Shortround and Sharkticon. I call em the Navycons. Was gonna call em "Navalcons" but that doesn't work well. Haha
     

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