Botcon 2012 Metalhawk

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by process, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I see no problem with the test sample they got having 2 of the same arm...doubtful that it will be a running issue :p  Personally I'm glad they showed it...still not a big fan of it overall, but there are people who like it and I appreciate the effort that went into it :)  Not every bot is going to be a home run.
     
  2. Bass X0

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    I like them. They were bricks but they were fun bricks. For the time.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Eh, I still would have perfered the inner robot body.
     
  5. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    Yeah, "for the time" is an important bit to remember that I failed to properly convey in the original. I quite enjoyed them at the time (although I never cared for the fact that the Nebulans had their weapon posts sticking out of their chests). I meant only "pathetic" in comparison to modern toys.

    Which, obviously, is hardly fair.
     
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    dat face...... on MH STILL can't be fixed! :cry :
    DR Wu, where are you?! We need a better fan 3rd Party extra. :D 
     
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    did anyone else notice that he has 2 right arms?

    I read the post about it being a test shot, just poke'n the tiger.


    I actually like it. Looks just like the Pretender....face and all, I feel that its the best of the set so far but that is not saying much is it.
     
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    Dammit Fun Pub, you could have at least painted his head fin red. Oh well, guess I'm going to have to paint it myself.
     
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    love and can't wait to get it in my hand
     
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    I like it. This is exactly the kind of toy that Hasbro will NEVER release. This is what the club is for, and I for one applaud that.

    Just give us the Metalhawk inner robot as a future exclusive, then everyone will be satisfied ...

    ... and rush out to the buy the outer shell. :-D
     
  11. cbff

    cbff Destroyer of Botcon

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    I would have much preferred to see the head molded as the robot with a Classics Jetifre style helmet for those who wish to convert to "Ugly Human Pretender Mode".
     
  12. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Awesome! He looks much better than the other pics we saw of the mock up.

    I still hope for Cyclonus with a new head as a future exclusive as the inner robot, or even better, Energon Skyblast.

    Also, think of Metalhawk as a Mega Pretender...

    Pete, any chance of the helmet fin being painted red?
     
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    Would've been a must buy if it had a face closer to the original instead of this awkward westernized face.
     
  14. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    I love how 99% of this thread is complaining on MH, granted I ain't huge on him but he ain't bad.


    But with 2 pics in 1 day it seems of Scoop is it? Think we're getting some strong hints at another figure related to the Con.
     
  15. Crobot91

    Crobot91 Daddy has lots of TFs...

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    If you want an updated version of G1 Scoop, just pick up Cybertron Landmine. Close enough.
     
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    Here's hoping someone does a decent replacement head.
     
  17. Quicky

    Quicky TRANSFORM and ROLL OUT!!!

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    Too bad we haven't gotten a clear shot of his face. Could have used a splash of gold here and there and the red on the crest but so far MH looks good. I like the human head instead of another 'bot' head..more original this way I think.

    ...I think MH and Treadshot will be my favorites this year...need to have them in hand however to make a final call though. Just another month to go...:) 
     
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    At least the head is not too small as some of use feared.
     
  19. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Autobot Strategist

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    Yeah, no reason for us to express our opinions about a figure in a thread about that figure.




    That being said, I do like the colors of the mold, will just replace the head. It'd be nice if Boton packed this in with, say, a red Sky Shadow head that you could swap out if you wanted.
     
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    Doing something like that though would probably result in either a pin headed robot head and an oversized human one. FP most likely wanted to follow the trend of updated Pretenders being in their Shell form, which is reasonable, although a robot Metalhead retool from Cyclonus would have looked better.
     

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