One Movie Ironhide toy, two different faces?

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  1. Moroni Prime

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    I just picked up movie ironhide in my midnight toyhunt and was fidgiting with the robot mode when I noticed. If you rotate the head 180 degrees from it's normal direction, there seems to be a different robot face on the back. This reminds me of some BW figures (like polar claw) where it was intended to be two different faces (one bot, one mutant/beast). This theory would kinda make sense considering that the movie face has a heavy bovine influence, while the 'new' face on the back of the head looks more 'bot'-ish. This face, from what I can tell, seems to resemble either G1 Trailbreaker, or G1 toon soundwave. I could see this being some nod to G1 T-breaker, being that both are big black pickup trucks.

    Does anyone know if there's anything to this? Perhaps this was the original inteded head? Do any other movie toys have something similar?

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    I don't have him yet, but this sounds interesting.
     
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    will take pics shortly with webcam... however, being that the figure is so dark, I can't promise that the pics will show up very well.
     
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    maybe one is battle mode? that would be cool ... but hard to believe it would not have been mentioned already
     
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    it's not really a face, it looks more like some lines from the light piping.
     
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    Updated first post with link to gallery on my photobucket.
     
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    pictures are too blurry to see anything.
     
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    can't say I didn't warn you. :lol 
     
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    I just checked, it doesn't look much like anything. I mean it looks a bit like Optimus Prime's face, but it's just coincidental I'm sure.
     
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    as asked in my first post (but nobody has answered yet), Do any of the other movie figures have anything similar with their heads?
     
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    No. I think you're looking too far into it, it's just how the different lines come together in the back.
     
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    Sounds interesting. I'd like to see it in person...when I can afford him :( 
     
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    Actually, I see what he means. Kinda resembles the Battle Mode face we've seen before...
     
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    Yep, looks more like a traditional TF head than the front of it. I just turned mine around and doubt I will turn it back.
     
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    We have? When?!?!
     
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    Since my main gripe with these 'bots have been the faces I think if they all were able to do this I'd be MUCH happier with the line overall. If that "2nd face had a bit more depth it'd be PERFECT IMHO :D 
     
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    Feel free to copy these and host them off of your phot site and repost them in the first post.

    me, I prefer the front. the back so reminds me of Soundwave.
     
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    A while back we saw some concept art of Ironhide next to a CGI render of a human. Had a faceplate, kinda resembled Prime.
     
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    It's... just the back of his head. Figures have detail molded onto the back, lightpiping or not. It doesn't even have facial features, though the soundwave cheeks are amusing.
     

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