New Studio Series TakaraTomy Photos - WW2 Bumblebee, Sideswipe, Barricade, Dread

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  1. payres

    payres Well-Known Member

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  2. PoweredConvoy

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  3. Fc203

    Fc203 Hasbro shill

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    "Decepticon that appeared in the fourth movie "Transformer / Lost Age", a perfect deformation figure of "Crankcase". Vehicle mode is Chevrolet Saba - Van. The robot mode characterized by the four eyes and the dread hair is an atmosphere closer to a beast than a robot, and there are many TF fans who are sneaking in this design"
    What
     
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  4. fu2kimus

    fu2kimus Well-Known Member

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    Wow Takara messed up Barricades legs, that’s normally Hasbro job. Joking aside all the new molds look pretty good in this wave.
     
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  5. Music

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    What? Are you not sneaking on his design? I know I am.
     
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  6. Fallout

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    these new angles make it look like sideswipe's swords actually are part of the doors and not partsforming. god, i hope so.
     
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    King Glurch Humbug, Starscream!

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    Yeah it really looks like it's part of the door.
     
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    I just realized clunker bumblebee is missing
     
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  9. Yaujta

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    Great, another Dread to clog the pegs with. As if there aren't enough around already.

    I wanted to like that BB when it was first announced, but it's becoming less and less appealing now. That massive backpack is a killer.

    Barricade will be bought on site (for my girlfriend).

    Sideswipe... Meh. I like the Sidearm version better. May not be screen accurate, but it's a good figure.
     
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  10. payres

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    Oof. That WWII Bee is ambitious...but he's wearing his alt-mode as a cape.
     
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  12. Lazerwave

    Lazerwave My Most Prized Treasure

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    Even Takara wouldn't repaint berserker into crankcase.
     
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    Pretty sure Sidearm is, other than the red paint, *more* accurate than this version, and by a significant amount. Only thing it's missing is the arm blades.
     
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    Barricade and Sideswipe look good. But in Sideswipe's case, I hope you can remove the blades.

    Y'know, if they didn't want to use entirely new engineering, Barricade would make a nice base for a SS Sideways.
     
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  15. Sammael

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    Why is Sideswipe wearing boxer shorts?
     
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    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    I really question the use of certain plastic colors on Sideswipe. It's so unfortunate because he does look pretty decent. Just all of that drab gray plastic just kills any enthusiasm I would have. I don't know what the molds look like so many this is the most cost effective way to do it but it just looks bad

    Yesterday I was at the store and saw my first in person view of SS Jazz. His paint apps put this Sideswipe to shame.
     
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    lonewolf96 Venomous Brother of the Trio De Dangers

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    Cut off the gold dreads
    Swap the hands
    Swap head with Berserker

    Thats all it needs to make crankcase look right.
     
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    Crankcase still looks disappointing. Damn.
     
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    Looks like Sideswipe\'s crotch is photoshopped white for some reason and I really hope his blades are detachable.  
     
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    Smitty.1981 Grumpy Old Veteran

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    WWII BB might as well be a pretender.
     
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