Clear Smokescreen & Sideswipe with a twist

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  1. sunlink

    sunlink Be Transformed TFW2005 Supporter

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    I couldn't remember if the first go around these guys sold or not but this time it looks like both the clear Smokescreen and clear Sideswipe auctions come with a clear Masterpiece Prime Megatron in gun mode, some clear Seeker fists, clear matrix and some other clear piece I can't figure out.

    Interesting to say the least. :p 
     
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  2. e3nine

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    those are the clear pieces from the TFC Anime Starscream set. (extra Prime fist, Megs, and SS fists)

    the matrix could be from the TFC00 or other release.
     
  3. Cascadia

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    Interesting....I might be wrong but I do not think that I am but that looks like Smokescreen. It is a tad off to be Bluestreak.
     
  4. Powersa

    Powersa Car Robots

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    doesn't take long for clear TFC specials to start yellowing it seems.
     
  5. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    You're not. The bumper says it's clearly (no pun intended) Smokey.
    But why the hell would they be packed with somebody else's fists and a gun they can't hold? I can't imagine as that'd be the thing that'd encourage buyers to bite, so surely if anything, the makers are wasting plastic?
    Dopes.
     
  6. Foster

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    Yeah, the bumper and spoiler give Smokescreen away.
     
  7. sunlink

    sunlink Be Transformed TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks for the fixes. Don't think I ever realized Prowl, Bluestreak and Smokescreen all had their subtle differences.
     
  8. Cascadia

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    No problem....my eyes were doing a double take when I saw the image. I was 99% sure that is Smokey.

    here are the differences for you:

    Bluestreak--basic street based car
    Prowl--similar to Blue but has his light-bar
    Smokey--the bumper is larger and he has the spoiler.

    Anyways, still interesting find...those figures would yellow very quickly, which is unfortunate.
     
  9. T-Logicon

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    these clear g1 figs are neat, but not neat enuff for the money
     
  10. ninety

    ninety NERDS!!

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    Aargh! I'm never going to complete my G1 Megs collection at this rate.

    Anyone going to bid on these? Would you want to split the cost so I can have one of the Megs?
     
  11. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Also, Smokescreen has no t-top roof.:wink: 
     
  12. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

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    Hmmm, ya that yellowing plastic look does nothing for me :2c:  :D 
     
  13. Railguard

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    Not interested. Its a pass. I'd rather see a Universe re-release of Prime WITH his trailer.
     
  14. Fighbird

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    These guys aren't yellowed - they are intentionally made like this.

    Go check the pictures again: The parts that are supposed to be clear on Sideswipe are *still* clear (roof and side windows) while the rest is an even clear yellow; on Smokescreen the originally clear parts (window/roof + rear windows) are clear red, while the rest is yellow. These colors are deliberate - especially since I in my 20+ years of collecting never heard of clear plastic turning *red-ish* over time. :) 

    Besides, wouldn't these new "bonus" parts in the auctions have yellowed, too, if they were from the same collector?
     
  15. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    I am not really into the lunch time thing, Also I still do not get how this is news?
     
  16. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

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    Specifically why I typed "yellowing plastic LOOK"....as in that's the way they LOOK even though I know they are made that way.
     

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