Optibotimus Reviews: Transformers Reveal the Shield; Solar Storm Grapple

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  1. Optibotimus

    Optibotimus Well-Known Member

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  2. ultramagnus69

    ultramagnus69 GTL

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    They look awesome together...can't wait!
     
  3. D-Unit

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    Very nice. Now I can do something else with the Grapple custom I made a year and a half ago from Inferno
     
  4. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Hopefully, somebody can come up with an aftermarket part that attaches the Crane to the hinge behind is head.
     
  5. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome. The crane looks like it could get in the way sometimes, but I don't really mind. He looks great next to Inferno.
     
  6. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Good review, optibotimus. Can't wait for buy him.
     
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    Tkemert20 「Dojyaaa~n」 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great review! But... I don't think I'll be getting him. Also, how come everyone in Generation look so pissed off?
     
  8. TFcollecterguy

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    Must own that! NOW! Looks like a really nice repaint/remold. Always wanted that mold anyway.
     
  9. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    nice review, you missed that the side panels in truck mode were all remolded though, great ffigure, the arm panels not rotating is kinda crappy though
     
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    Cool looking toy - it'll be great to have him on the shelf next to Inferno.



    Having seen how loose the arm is, though, I do have to wonder how long it'll be before Hasbro start advertising the easily detachable connectors / ball joints as "Battle Damage Dismemberment Action".
     
  11. Anti Spark

    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    This is why I love reviews!

    I had no clue about any other changes to Grapple.
    His head and hook I knew about.

    The other changes make this more appealing.
     
  12. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    Definitely getting this guy.Makes me want Inferno even more.I never could find him last year.
     
  13. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    got him preordered, I missed out on Inferno so this was a must have, still hope to eventually get Inferno.
     
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    Grappel really underwent extensive retooling eh? I'm very impressed! Can't wait to pick him up:) 
     
  15. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    Are these Alternator sizes? They look like they'd display well together if they are.
    My only complaint is Grapples hook thing. Can it come off in robot mode? Seems like a stupid place to put it.
    When are these available? And where can I find Inferno?
     
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    :thumb Awsome review, dude. I can't wait to get my own. I am really exited about collecting this new remold and displaying on my TF shelf.
    The head and face rock, the color rocks too. "BUT WHAT THE HECK HAPPENED TO ITS NAME" ***it is GRAPPLE *** not***GRAPPEL***
    well, what ever.
    :confused: ????DOES ANYONE KNOW WHEN WILL IT HIT THE STORE SHELFS????:confused: 
     
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    Grapple's not out yet, this is a review of a stolen prototype.

    Inferno's long gone from shelves, it was out about a year ago.
    You can probably find a Universe or Henkei Inferno for around $50 or less online.

    It amazes me that people still ask "where can I find (toy X)"

    The answer's always the same - it's the internet. Ebay, online stores. Hell, the site has store vendors with ads up top.
     
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    lets see if i am able to find this one in stores wen inferno came out i couldnt find him anywhere in stores had get him online does crane detacht from graple as from same thing inferno figure does with his cannon
     
  19. Skalez Convoy

    Skalez Convoy City Specialist

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    It depends really on where you live. I'm in the lower half of the Puget Sound in WA so its about a month or two from when they get released before I start seeing them in my local stores. I am basing that off of doing the order through Hasbro or other sites. I know I have had my Dirge, Blurr, and Darkmount figs a month or so back and about that time stores here started putting out wave wave 1.
     
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    This is a must buy unless the yellow head on the United version convinces me otherwise.
     

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