Generations Runamuck and Runabout

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  1. Rattrap

    Rattrap Well-Known Member

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    Just got Wheeljack, hes awesome. I noticed that he would make a great mold for a repaint into Runamuck and Runabout, with a slightly different transformation. I know they arent very popular characters, so they could be possible Botcon/Club exclusives. The only thing that would need to be changed would be the head, and mabe remold the backpack so it clips together differently. All you have to do is lift the backpack up, so he appears to have a hood over his head, and then fold the wings down, and push them in. Also, I dont have Tracks, but you could do the same thing to him, except for folding up the wings. This would make him more toy/show accurate as well as further differentiate him from wheeljack
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  2. fabexmax

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    :thumbs2:  Great Idea.
     
  3. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

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    :thumbs2:  Great idea!
     
  4. barrelks

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    Still wish they would use the Bumblebee mold for them. If I had more skills I would attempt the customs that F_R did a while back.
     
  5. Sol Fury

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    The Bumblebee mold would work nicely for them. I'd love to see them added to a future Classics assortment, even as a "Decepticon Road Wreckers" exclusive two pack. That said, I've got a whole bunch of guys I'd rather see in plastic first, starting with Trailbreaker and the other Dinobots!
     
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    Personally, I don't think any of the current classics style molds we have would work for the Battlechargers (not 'Decepticon' enough), but I definitely want to see them at some point though.
     
  7. KnightHawkke

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    I think a Radicon already did or is doing that, but darned if I can find the thread.. stinking 60 second search block..
     
  8. Lock Cade

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    Cool idea! I certainly wouldn't mind if Hasbro would give us a Generations version of Runamuck and Runabout.
     
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    I'd be happy with Bumblebee retools, new heads and add some weapons/remove the jetski.
     
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    it's a Frenzy-Rumble custom
     
  11. Spiderus Prime

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    I would like,but is Hasbro still a trademark rights for "Runabout?"
     
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    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    I agree, the BB mold wold be perfect. Though I certainly wouldn't argue if they sed the WJ mold either. I'm on a kick where I really want more obscure characters to get updated releases!
     
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    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    Done there, been that...
    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/376686-rts-battlechargers-concept.html

    I still think this mold works the best. The bumblebee mold might produce a good looking robot mode, but the alt mode is kinda silly for a battlecharger. The pseudo-vette mold works better all around than a pseudo-beetle mold.
     
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    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    The Bumblebee mold just wouldnt work as well for me. The beatle mode just doesnt seem very battlechargerish. Where if they would use the Wheeljack/Tracks mold, it could have the additional flying car mode, which I would find pretty cool. That, and I think the Tracks/Wheeljack mold is far superior to the Bumblebee mold. But, I guess it could work if they got rid of the jetpack and gave him a gun.
     
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    I don't think it really matters...they could officially call it "Decepticon Runabout" or tweak the name, but as long as certain things match up (colors, head) people will know who it is. Same thing with Straxus and Octane.

    As for the subject at hand, I'd love it too if we could get redecos as Runabout and Runamuck. I'd still love to see Dead End and (G1) Breakdown get redecoed as well from some of the current car molds.
     
  17. Blitzwing256

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    The mold would make a decent backstreet repaint/remould as well.
     
  18. Fonecrusher

    Fonecrusher Megatron wants YOU

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    They may not be that popular but I freakin love these two and would definitely buy these remolds if they did become reality, great idea.
     
  19. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    Yes! The jetski is stupid!
     
  20. Ash from Carolina

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    I'd love to see Runabout and Runamuck in the generations line. Unless my memory is failing me again they did show up in the Marvel Comics run and it would add some car mode Decepticons to the classics style figures.
     

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