New High Quality Pics of Stealth Bumblebee~!

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  1. SmF

    SmF Well-Known Member

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  2. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Stealth Bumblebee is PIMP
     
  3. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm Slag Support Squad TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think it would look better with a little less yellow, but it still looks nicer than my initial impression. Think I may grab this one and not bother with the upcoming Premium series BB.
     
  4. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Seriously, if I ever got one of these Camaros in real life, I'd have it painted like this.
     
  5. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    Meh, still not impressed... his vehicle mode looks nice but so much of his robot mode is hidden and still yellow that he barely looks any different transformed, if he didn't have the battle mode helmet he'd be virtually unchanged in that mode.
     
  6. artiepants

    artiepants Misses readable TF comics

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    i'm honestly not that impressed with the headsculpt.

    the car is just sick though.
     
  7. Chaos Incarnate

    Chaos Incarnate Not just a name.

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    The idea of molding a car in color and then painting the entire thing is so novel. I like it. The head IS a little wonky though. That's easy to fix.
     
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    Peaugh Hi.

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    The vehicle mode in the pictures DOES look slick, but I'm just not thrilled enough to buy it for the only new bit - the headsculpt. Especially since I'll likely nab the Premium Bumblebee when he hits.
     
  9. Banshee

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    Very slick! definitely the best repaint since the original release of the mold.
     
  10. SMOG

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    I'm still pretty much SHOCKED to see that he's still in yellow, but painted black.

    I mean, doesn't that seem, I dunno... a little stupid?

    zmog
     
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    This might be the one deco of the Concept Camaro mold that I'll actually purchase.

    The bot mode looks so much less crummy this time around...
     
  12. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Maybe they overproduced 08 BumbleBees because so many people were complaining about them being hard to find, and eBay sellers were scalping and hording the things like mad.

    To make up for the excess/overproduced stock and to save some $$$ AND to make some $$$, Hasbro took the overstock, painted it black, and slapped on a new head that they KNEW people would buy the figure just for that specific part, so they could swap it out with the unmasked head on 08 BumbleBee.

    If Hasbro's main goal is to make money, then it makes perfect business sense to me.
     
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    This is one repaint that I just might get. Love the vehicle color.
     
  14. lookinglasself

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    Looks good in alt mode. I'm getting the Premium version though.
     
  15. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    is the right arm/car roof piece comletely over sprayed? or is that the light?

    why is that piece yellow at all???
     
  16. RHansen

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    all the black pieces are molded in yellow, and painted black. Why? Maybe black paint was cheaper then getting black plastic and they had leftover yellow? I have no idea though
     
  17. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    wait a tick i know why!

    its so obvious


    it would take a bajillion coats of yellow paint to put those stripes on over the black................ alright that makes sense, mold it in yellow and remove paint instead of applying to make yellow stripes
     
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    its a shame they have to release 2 different molded heads, one with and one without battle mask. dont know why it would be so hard to have made it originally with battle mask that could move up and down.
     
  19. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    well, DUH, I mean haven't you ever read shortpacked? mcfarlane bought up all of the black plastic :lol 
     
  20. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    it looks like SOME of the black is in fact plastic. the hood pieces, the yellow looks like its paint. Granted the roof parts on the arms is definitely yellow painted black. Its really easy to see its yellow paint on the hood in the close-up in robot mode.
     
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