Mudflap

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by nemesisconvoy, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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    Does anyone know....have we heard if we are going to be getting a new DOTM Human Alliace Mudflap (that we can find at retail)?
     
  2. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    No news.

    Odds are it would be a slight repaint/retool of this years HA Skids.
     
  3. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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    Yeah, like they did with Skids.
     
  4. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Now imagine if they used it with the Tuner Mudflap deco. :lol 
     
  5. Axel990

    Axel990 Lord of Unicorns

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    Wonder if he will feature a little motorcycle companion or not if they made him.
     
  6. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    So why is the Tuner Mudflap Deco so bad anyways? figures that are named "Mudflap" haves a tendency to be a shelfwarmer.
     
  7. MidnightBliss

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    Why would they retool the HA Skids when they have a HA Mudflap mold they can use. Give it the DotM paint job and there you go.

    No news but, I would bet on it.
     
  8. MegaHavok

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    Ummm because dotm mudflap and rotf mudflap are different cars
     
  9. big hank

    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Agreed, maybe with just a headswap.
     
  10. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    And a Arm Swap?
     
  11. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    This is technically true, but so are RotF Skids and DotM Skids. RotF was a Chevy Beat. DotM is a Chevy Spark. Different cars, even though they look similar. That's why Hasbro decided to cheat and use the last movie's HA design for him, figuring no one would notice.
     
  12. Suchus Prime

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    I say recolor mudflap's old HA as a homage too cybertron mudflap. That or just a re-release.
     
  13. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    I thought it was the same car renamed...
     
  14. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Nothing was mentioned at Botcon. They only showed HA Roadbuster and the Target Exclusive HA figure... Leadfoot I believe and hinted at one other HA figure to be announced after the movie, which most likely is HA Soundwave.
     
  15. Shockwave69

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    except for HA Mudlfap,
     
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    Not true. The Beat and the Spark are nearly the same. The Beat was a concept car, same as the Trax. But the Beat won the poll for which would be produced. They made a few cosmetic changes, and named it the Spark. If you buy it with a Chevrolet name plate anyway. Under Daewoo it's called the Matiz, and under Holden the Barina Spark.
     
  17. Rayzilla Prime

    Rayzilla Prime I RIP ALL MY RAZE!

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    I dunno about y'all, but Mudflap (as well as Skids) flew off the shelves in my area. And I believe I only saw ONE HA Mudflap. There were the two variants of the regular Deluxe Mudflap - the one with the license plate saying "Trax", the other with "Mudflap". The Tuner Twins did the shelf-warming in my area.

    That said, my girlfriend got both Tuner Twins, and to be honest, they actually look pretty neat. And since the regular Twins had flown off the shelves in my area, I assumed no one bought 'em because no one felt the need to buy a toy they already had.
     
  18. mx-01 archon

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    Depending how the molds break down, it might be able to swap out all the robot parts, but leave the car parts intact. If you look at HA Skids and Mudflap, almost all of their robot bits are identical, except mirrored on the arms of course.
     
  19. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    But overall, while it may be pretty much the same car, they don't look exactly the same. I was able to tell the difference as soon as I saw the first pictures of HA Skids.
     

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