New Oilslick Repaint

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Admiral Thrawn, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. Admiral Thrawn

    Admiral Thrawn Well-Known Member

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    Just saw him in the News section, and was wondering if he's technically more Show-Accurate. I might end up getting him if he is.
     
  2. Ravenxl7

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  3. Admiral Thrawn

    Admiral Thrawn Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, asking if he's a more accurate deco or just a pointless repaint.
     
  4. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    He's sorta more accurate, since the primary color is black instead of green, but the details don't really follow the animation model.
     
  5. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    He's not accurate. He does have some more black on him, but not nearly enough to be accurate to the show model. Colorwise, he isn't all that different from the original version, which has me scratching my head.

    They could have made him more accurate and he would have been different enough from his first toy..now he isn't.
     
  6. Yaujta

    Yaujta Not a Bear TFW2005 Supporter

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    Show accurate would be a Cybertronian alt mode. Also, with the annoying photo-enhancements, it's hard to pinpoint differences anyway.
    Besides, repainting one of the main shelf-warmers isn't all that logical.
     

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