Botcon 2012 SG Tracks

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  1. Agent Adam

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    So hey, its Tracks. Except he's all evil now, and stuff. And red. And a toy that I technically now have five of. Sooo yeah. Not all that exciting. (You are no RtS Jazz, Tracks/Wheeljack mold!)


    .. at least he has a proper flame hood though, right?

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    I'm guessing more people are going to use this as Road Rage than a SG Tracks.
     
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    If I had it, I would.
     
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    I think it looks great, cant wait to go pick mine up from a buddy. For me, the color pallet used on the face looks a lot better than on the RTS version.
     
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    Is the red paint on the roof of the car a different shade of red than the rest of the body like classics Tracks and Sideswipe/Sunstreaker before him?
     
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    I rank this one high, it's a red Tracks!
     
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    Slightly, because one is paint and the other is molded plastic, but it blends in really really well. I like how this one turned out, other than the purple head and arms
     
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    Largely because they totally forgot to make SG Tracks interesting. He's exactly like regular Tracks, but evil, oh and also confident.

    Christ. You want to know what would have been a good mirror-Tracks? Vain but macho. Just model the guy after Schwarzenegger. It writes itself FunPub!

    Sigh...yeah. He's either red Tracks WHO IS ALSO EVIL, or Road Rage.

    Honestly the boring-est toy and character of the set. However, he photographs really well, esp. that silver face.

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    I hate that he's purple, not blue like the stock photos showed him. another gripe is that he's a red figure and he's shield color is purple, so at a glace the autobot shield still looks red :lol  But over all, I'm excited to finally have a botcon exclusive figure!
     
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    Proper flame hood looks great - too bad Tracks didn't have that to start with. :( 
     
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    The flames are quite similar to the ones on the United Tracks.

    BTW - I think sometimes people forget to rotate the rockets when slotting them into the side of the doors the tail fin of the rocket facing inwards keeps them more stably in place.

    Don't forget he still has a flying car mode too (with the rocket attaching to the rotatable panel in the boot.
     
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    I think I would like a yellow Tracks still, based on Binaltech Tracks.
     
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    Wait-a-minute. Purple? Why?! That just knocked him down a few rungs on the "buy me" ladder.
     
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    I had completely had forgotten about this one. Yeah the purple is a bit strange...but luckily is does lean a bit more to the indigo side of the spectrum. so it's not too bad.

    Definitely makes a nice Road Rage.....well at least a nice male version. :D 
     
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    Prelude: Many thanks to fellow TF-fan Tracks, who lent me his Tracks for this review.

    Remarks: Turbo Tracks from the 2012 Botcon set is a straight-up repaint of Reveal the Shield Turbo Tracks, so just some words on the differences here. Tracks' paint job pays homage to the Road Rage repaint of the original G1 Tracks. Of course Road Rage wasn't the evil mirror-universe counterpart of Tracks, but this one here is. Tracks appeared in the Botcon 2012 exclusive comic "Invasion!", but did little more than stand around in the background. According to his profile he doesn't really differ much from his heroic Autobot counterpart. And... yeah, I can't really write much more than that. He's a red repaint of Tracks. That's pretty much it. Still a great figure, but considering that he's "just" a repaint yet much, much more expensive, I'll have the lower the rating somewhat.

    Rating: B+
     

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