Idea for a Springer Toy

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  1. AniProwl

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    I don't where to put this but I have an idea for the perfect Springer.

    You use the Botcon Springer mold or its repaints as a base.

    Repaint him if necessary.

    Somehow, make his cannons extend foward which canthen double as rotors in helicopter mode.

    Speaking of Coptor mode, have a way for the wheels to pivot in. Therefore, they won't show in this mode

    And there you go, a modern take on a Springer with all three modes.
     
  2. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's a nice idea for a kitbash, but for an all new toy it would be easier to just make a completely new mold.
     
  3. Edgewise

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    Ditto

    With Universe going on hiatus while the movie and animated toys are on shelves for most of 2009, I don't expect to hear about too many new Universe molds for quite awhile. But, when the do make new molds I think they could make a Springer worthwhile by 'double-dipping' and doing a repaint/slight remold to make Springer and Sandstorm. Their G1 helicopter and car modes may be rather distinct between the 2, but if they were 'updated' like most Classic/Universe guys are, they'd be rather approriate to share a body design.

    But for now, I'll pick up Target Springer when he comes out and use him and Botcon Springer together as a 'body-swapping-quad-changer'. Like how in initial plans for the BW show, Primal and Megatron were set to be able to switch between 2 bodies: their basic forms(bat, gator) and ultra forms(ape, t-rex), but that got cut from the show budget due to time and expense of creating the models of each character in each mode.
     
  4. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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  5. Ramrider

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    This seems sensible. Especially if they do as they did with Sideswipe/Sunstreaker and have any retooled parts on the same mould from the get-go, which saves them development cash later.
     
  6. Xhairs

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    i say it would make a great custom. but hsbro would be better off making a new mold.
     
  7. Admiral Thrawn

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    i'd like to see a springer in animated as a sane autobot version of Blitzwing
     

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