Botcon Sideswipe question.

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  1. Zero Prime

    Zero Prime Windows user no more

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    Does anyone know how many of the Botcon exclusive Sideswipes were made? Also, is he worth the purchase for $21.00?
     
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    thats a pretty good price for him.
     
  3. Wreckgar

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    Not a bad price at all. I see him go for around 50 which Is what I believe his cost was at the show.
     
  4. Magnus Convoy

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    When was there a Botcon Sideswipe?
     
  5. ZeroMayhem

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    Not sure how many were made, but yeah $21 is a sweet price if you want him. I've seen him at different prices (I got mine at around $30 I think), but usually I see him around $50. Even $70 once (of course it was at a comic con and the guy selling him was telling me how it was the rarest TF ever made :rolleyes2  ). If you like the mold/figure or like me are just a fan of SS then yeah totally worth it. :thumbs2: 
     
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    Technically there wasn't. In 2003 there was an OTFCC/Oatfuck (wow, haven't used that word in a while) exclusive. He was a repaint of RiD Prowl, minus the lightbar.
     
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    and a bloody sticker going over where they removed it
     
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    $21 is great for him. Usually goes around $30, with Sunstreaker going around $50. I have both and they're most spiffy. I'm surprised they didn't make 2 'con exclusives of X-brawn since they did 2 each of the other two brothers.
     
  9. Omnibus Prime

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    Considering how we saw yet another Lambo and Viper repaint as WM exclusives, but no X-brawn then or since, I'm wondering if maybe the mold is shot.

    Pity if so. I would have liked to see him as a Trailbreaker or even a larger version of the Hoist Spychanger.
     
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    I like the Sideswipe colors over all the other Prowl mold colors out there. Definitely grab it. I think it's the only exclusive figure I've actually taken out of the package and left out. It's a cool toy!
     
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    X-brawn was repainted as "Autobot Ratchet" for Universe. wasn't that after OTFCC?
     
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    Yep, blows that argument
     
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    I have the OTFCC Sideswipe, yet I thought I missed a Botcon version somewhere as I had not head anyone refere to it as Botcon Sideswipe not OTFCC before.
     
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    IIRC Archer did say at Botcon last year that the car bros. molds had degraded to the point where they were shot.
     
  15. Zero Prime

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    Oops, my bad. I meant OTFCC. Ordered him though, can't wait till he arrives.
     
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    Unless Ratchet was the mold's dying gasp. :p 

    And come to think of it, I think I remember Archer, or maybe Alvarez, saying that the Car Bros. molds were shot at Botcon, too. Maybe that's why the thought even occured to me.
     
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    $21 ain't bad...just want out for the crummy plastic window...it'll basically crinkle and fall into the box if touched!
     
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    He did.
     
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    Car Bros Mold Usage - please correct me if I'm mistaken somehow

    Car Robots:
    Wild Ride
    Super Wild Ride
    Clear Super Wild Ride
    Mach Alert
    Super Mach Alert
    Clear Super Mach Alert
    Speedbreaker
    Super Speedbreaker
    Clear Super Speedbreaker

    RID:
    X-Brawn
    Super X-Brawn
    Prowl
    Super Prowl
    Side Burn
    Super Side Burn

    Universe:
    Ratchet
    Prowl
    Inferno
    OTFCC Sideswipe
    OTFCC Sunstreaker
    Side Burn
    OTFCC Roulette
    OTFCC Shadow Striker

    Totals:
    Mach Alert - 9
    Speedbreaker - 8
    Wild Ride - 6

    I only have the regular and super repaints of the CR run, (I need a new Mach Alert because both of his doors broke off) I've been tempted to pick up the universe and exclusive versions, but never got around to it...
     
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    Let me tell you something Pandeho.....when the Alvarez speaks you can take it to the bank. One time Alvarez told me that a great man would pass away the next day. Guess what? The next day......Chris Penn dies! What Alvarez said came true.

    It's like Gospel. So write that down on a piece of paper and place it in your pocket for safe keeping. Then the next time you see him ask him to autograph it. He'll probably only charge you a five spot for it but you'll have something to frame in your living room.

    You like Dong?
     

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