New small TFs that are G1 throwbacks

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  1. Cornholiocon

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    New TFs that are G1 throwbacks

    While I only collect/have interest in G1 TFs, I was recently in Target and saw the scout class (I think--smallest size TFs for about $5) Sandstorm. I was surprised at how much he looks like G1 Beachcomber and I bought him on a whim. His simple transformation and vehicle mode really reminded me of the mini-bots from the G1 days and I really dig him.
    Are there any other small contemporary TFs that are like Sandstorm that are throwbacks to their G1 counterparts?
    Thanks much for the input.
     
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    While I only collect/have interest in G1 TFs, I was recently in Target and saw the scout class (I think--smallest size TFs for about $5) Sandstorm. I was surprised at how much he looks like G1 Beachcomber and I bought him on a whim. His simple transformation and vehicle mode really reminded me of the mini-bots from the G1 days and I really dig him.
    Are there any other small contemporary TFs that are like Sandstorm that are throwbacks to their G1 counterparts?
    Thanks much for the input.
     
  3. Wollstone

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    The reason why he looks like Beachcomber is because he's a repaint of Beachcomber.

    Also, why did you make two threads with different titles that discuss the same thing?
     
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    Like I said, I'm only familiar with G1 and don't follow contemporary TFs. I'm assuming from your reply that they made a modern update of Beachcomber.
     
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    Yeah, you want to google or wiki "Legends class." The Universe ones, a couple recent ones like Sandstorm (redeco of Legends Beachcomber) and Tracker Hound (redeco of Hound), and an upcoming wave of OP, Megatron (gun alt mode), Gold Bumblebee (redeco of Bumblebee as Goldbug reference), Prowl, Trailbreaker (as "Trailcutter), and Starscream, all done in a very G1 kind of style.
     
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    Cornholiocon Up the irons!

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    Far out.
    Thanks for all the info, guys.
     
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    cosmos, warpath, wheelie, bumblebee, brawn, beachcomber, and cliffjumper were all done in legends
     

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