official bios of tread bolt and storm cloud

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  1. megatronkicksas

    megatronkicksas Well-Known Member

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    We finally get Stormcloud's bio!
    ...but the images are old news.
     
  3. Ravenxl7

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    Is the bio correct?


    The second part calls him a autobot:banghead: 
     
  5. dark69

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    lol so is he good or evil?
     
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    Surely Treadbolt's bio is a joke? That's not even a bio! But it's not April's Fool day... :?
     
  7. Sol Fury

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    It's a placeholder. Tamo sent me a scan of the bio ages back, we could work out the numbers from it but precious little else. Well, we know the thing starts "TREAD BOLT"
     
  8. Velcrohead

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    How come Storm Cloud is only $19.99? Isn't he an Ultra?

    Not that I'm complaining, mind...
     
  9. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Whoa, I didn't notice that... Ah well, I already preordered these two off of Target.com and used a 10% coupon code.
     
  10. BraveMax

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    It's not unusual for HTS to knock money off for Pre-Orders. I got Animated Magnus for ~$10 less than retail that way.

    The more interesting question is... Are they choosing not to do that for Treadbolt, or his he being priced as an Ultra?
     
  11. Thundershot

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    Wait, what preorders are you talking about? These guys aren't available for preorder.. they just say "coming soon". And Treadbolt is a Voyager, which is $19.99 anyway.

    I'm seriously running out of space for my Classics shelf. I need to rethink how I want it...
     
  12. trebleshot

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    I'm still debating whether to get Powerglide or Storm Cloud, or both. So far, I've been a mass-retail completest when it comes to classics(i.e. no Botcon '07 toys), but $25 a pop is a concern, especially with all of the Animated product out or coming soon. I guess it will depend on who's available when I have the money.

    I'm thinking that the second part is only the site's sales pitch and that it's a typo, especially since the box art (and toy) contain all the usual Con markings.

    EDIT: Then again, it's not like packaging errors are unheard of in Transformers.
     
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    Mis-stated faction aside, I love how this bio puts the word "flyer" in quotation marks.

    You know.... just in case you thought this toy could actually fly. :) 

    Also, he's a "flyer" who's going to.... roll into battle.

    Love it!
     
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    :lol 

    Well, someone has to taxi him to the runway. He can't just take off any time he feels like it. The Decepticon airport would be in total chaos!
     
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    For now, I'm going with just Powerglide. I don't particularly like the repaint for one, and Storm Cloud just doesn't carry as much "G1-nostalgia" clout as PG does.

    I hate that I'm having to prioritize these toys. It was a lot easier with the first run of Classics. There are just too many now, and I simply can't afford all of them, so I'm probably not going to be able to be a Universe completist.
     
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    wassup with treadbolts bio?
     
  17. Mastodon

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    So what does everyone think of Tread Bolt's deco? I like it much more than Stormcloud myself.
     
  18. Thundershot

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    I wish Stormcloud had Tailwind's name and deco... That's what they originally wanted to do, but alas, the name was unobtainable. The original images we saw of him were definitely blue, though.

    Treadbolt... well, he's the same colors as G1 Treadbolt. A very different plane, but at least the colors are the same. I think he looks nifty.
     
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    This is why they should have redecoed Jetfire as Airwave instead, to keep that lot in line. :p 
     
  20. Mechafire

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    Wow... were they on something when they came up witht hat bio?
     

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