first look at BotCon Rapido bot mode

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by S250, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. S250

    S250 Well-Known Member

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  2. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    *Clicks on link*

    & I see nothing except "FORBIDDEN." :( 
     
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    Delicious!
     
  4. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    ...I HAVE FOUND TRUE LOVE

    GOD, that looks awesome! I am SO glad this is my Botcon!
     
  5. Bass X0

    Bass X0 King of Muay Thai

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    They should have switched Streetstar with Rapido.
     
  6. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Is that a new head? Looks *exactly* like the original Rapido's head.
     
  7. Shadowbreaker

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    That looks nice!!
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I find myself frequently surprised by remolding decisions FP makes. Rapido has a really great remolded head here, though to be honest, faceplate aside, the head shape is Prowl-like enough they probably could have gotten away with no remolded head, yet they did. Meanwhile Streetwise/Streetstar and Pyro/Spark go without.

    But then, these are the guys who remolded Blurr into Angry-Blurr-with-an-eyepatch, so I've given up predicting the remoldings. :) 
     
  9. Octavius Prime

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    They probably figured that Streetwise may not have sold as well as an at-con exclusive (although, presumably, he'd be sold with someone else, right?).
     
  10. Deonasis

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    That is fantastic! The head is wicked and the paint is perfect just like Sky-Byte.
     
  11. Bass X0

    Bass X0 King of Muay Thai

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    I'm thinking that only three head remolds for the box set were allowed and at least one bagged exclusive had to have a head remold.
     
  12. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    I like it. Hopefully we will see the other attendee exclusives in the near future. Need to get me some spare funds to pick some of these badboys up.
     
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    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh my. That is absolutely awesome. The remolded head looks sick.
     
  14. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh flippin' YES!
     
  15. King Henrik

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    ok so rapido joins pyro and gnaw as the botcon exclusives this year i must get(i'm not going/can't afford iacon package)
     
  16. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    They really should have made Rapido part of the boxed set instead of Streetwise. With the new head, it really makes me wonder who the freebie is... Gnaw? Hopefully not Slicer...

    So far, the only figures I really want from this year are Pyro, Clench, and Rapido. Maybe Gnaw. Slicer if they get rid of the Autobot symbol.
     
  17. JazzSanti86

    JazzSanti86 Rockin Out! Latino Style!

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    That looks awesome!
     
  18. dragon516

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    Somehow the head and paint scheme has made the Prowl mold look good...Was never a big fan, but this I like.
     
  19. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I figure Rapido won't be the freebie, as the new head is used on him and no one else in the box set (unless another figure at the con has it too).

    Randy
     
  20. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Damn, that new head looks awesome. And it sufficiently makes Rapido looks different from the Z brothers. Very nice.
     

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