BT* Red Alert

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  1. Transbot90210

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    Ok this is one repaint I just love. Considering he was a straight repaint in G1 why not in BT.

    My Question. Has hasbro een hinted at releasing this figure? I want it but I am an Alt collect and not fond of the price attached to the Bts.

    If any of you all can help that would be greatly appreciated.

    Must I buy BT* RedAlert or will Hasbro be bringing him over in an Alternators incarnation?

    Thanx
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  2. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    Totally the wrong forum, I thought I was in the Toyark. If a MOD could be so kind???

    Thanx
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  3. RHansen

    RHansen Sir. Ranbotnic Veteran

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    your probably going to have to buy it, since we got Riccochet over here and they didn't, its an awesome figure though :) 
     
  4. godsenddeath

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    Well if you mean why wasn't it a straight Viper repaint, G1 toys weren't licensed by the car manufacturers.
    Dodge don't do a Viper fitted out as a Fire Chief car afaik.





    I 'm fairly sure Aaron Archer specifically said there would be no Alt version of the toy(??)

    It's so long since the BTA version came out, and Hasbro have used the Imprezza mold so many times now,that it certainly seems rather unlikely.



    It seems initially, (Red) Alert was to be an RSX/Integra but that they changed their minds about it.


    BTW: IF you didn't hear, the QC on BT* Alert is about an all time low for the Binaltech line.
     
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    I think the chance of Hasbro doing him are next to none.
     
  6. flywheels

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    I haven't opened mine yet...how so is the QC at an all time low?
     
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    You may luck out on yours, but you may get a combination of the following;

    Looseness on the wheel arch/shoulder joint.

    Excess tightness at the ankle pivots. (Sometimes excess tightness around the hip ball joints too.)

    The ankle joint on mine was so bad, i had to break out the sandpaper.



    Back doors have very poor alignment with C pillars (Was never perfect, but on some of these it's badly off.)

    Spotty paint job, paint seems a little on the thin side too.
     
  8. RHansen

    RHansen Sir. Ranbotnic Veteran

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    the only thing that was sub-par on mine was where the wasit and torso join, it doesn't quite stay in place, but nothing to bad..
     
  9. Razerwire

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    Mine was actually fine in ever aspect... I guess I got lucky... And no, I really doubt Hasbro's gonna release Alert especially since they've already released Ricochet...
     
  10. Crimson87

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    I guess I got lucky, my BTA Red Alert was just fine when i recieved him.

    I did end up switching my BTA Red Alert head and Alternator Prowl head. No paint aps, but at least they feel in character now.
     
  11. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    my bt alert has a cruddy paint job and a black paint streak on one of the horns.
     
  12. Orodruin

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    Mine's fine, the only issue is it doesn't line up perfectly in car mode. Of course I bought it in person so I was able to inspect it for paint chips and stuff before I picked one.

    He's a beautiful bot though, highly recommended. I seriously doubt Hasbro's going to bring him over now. A 4th version of that mold would be such absurd overkill.

    Just to nitpick for second, G1 Red Alert was really a slight remold because of the light bar on top which Sideswipe didn't have. :p 
     

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