Botcon 08 Blurr?

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  1. courtdevil

    courtdevil Well-Known Member

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    Yep, that's him.
     
  3. KING KONVOY

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    i never seen that but where did "find" or purchase it? Ebay? or another auction site?
     
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    How do you know?
     
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    Purple Autobot symbol, messed up eye, fits the description we've been given by a reliable source...how could it NOT be?
     
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    it could be a kibash unless the friend is located in China, purchased of an auction site or has serious connections
     
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    Kitbash or not, it's ugly as hell.
     
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    Holy cow - talk about your kibble.
     
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    Interesting; they gave him the already-remolded Cybertron version, and they STILL gave him a new head. Pretty neat paint aps too. I wouldnt buy it though, I already have the Armada one and the mold isnt posable enough for me.
     
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    I love the head, but that is about all I like of his robot mode. However, the vehicle mode looks fantastic with the light blue paint apps.
     
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    The orange Speedia key proves this is the real deal, there is no orange release of that piece for them to fake this with.

    That said... holy crap! I know it's one of those ultimate backpack molds but DAMN, that lightning deco looks awesome...
     
  12. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hm. What do you know... I actually like this one... might have to pick him up later on eBay at some point...
     
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    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    OMG THAT IS AWESOME. I love freaking EVERYTHING about that deco job. And that modified head sculpt is cool as hell... if hell was cool, that is. And he's got ALLSPARK POWAH!

    I have a new favorite exclusive this year-- sorry, Evilmus Prime.

    I LOVE YOU FP.
     
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    Blurr looks good. I wonder if they'll explain how he lost his eye in the comic.
     
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    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    He lost it because HE WAS SO FULL OF AWESOMENESS IT HAD TO COME OUT SOMEWHERE.

    At least that's how I hope they'll explain it.
     
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    Maybe Starscream stabs him? :lol 

    You know... the head generally looks the same as the Cybertron release. I think the only thing that was done was a retooling of the facial area to remove the one eye and to open his mouth. We know that they can change the molds at least that much.
     
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    That's definitely a different head mold than the Cybertron version. It's more squared-off, the face looks more narrow, and it's missing the brim on his forehead. Makes me wonder if it's intended to be Blurr at all, or a different character. The Cybertron head mold already looked like Blurr... why bother remolding it? Weird.

    Hmph. If they were going to bother remolding anything on this figure, why not give him some KNEES? :p 
     
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    *THAT* is the funniest fucking thing I think I've read in the past week. :lol 
     
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    Looks like a kitbash to me. That autobot symbol and the area around it look too messy to be part of the botcon set. Also, not too sure about that missing eye.
     
  20. Omnibus Prime

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    Not feelin' it. I like the box set, but don't see myself going after Ricochet and Blurr here. Jury's still out on Rodimus/Megs.
     

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