Possibility of Dinobot reissues?

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  1. BCToyHunter

    BCToyHunter Well-Known Member

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    Whats your take on this? I hope they'll get them rereleased, since the new knock off swoop is goin to be available. I'm hopefuly!
     
  2. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    Almost zero. Reissues have slowed to basically a stop in Japan, and there has been some talk that the Dinobots may have not ever been that popular in Japan anyway (which would of course limit their marketability as a reissue). Soundwave was Hasbro's only planned reissue for the foreseeable future.

    You're probably best off just going after vintage ones, or maybe the new ko's (if they make more than Swoop that is). The WST ones are also awesome as well.
     
  3. BCToyHunter

    BCToyHunter Well-Known Member

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    thats truly sucks, The dinobots were a hit here oh well Im glad someone made a KO of swoops hes the one of most interest to me heheh!
     
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    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    Does anyone know if the original Dinobot molds even exist any longer??
     
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    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    One can only hope.
     
  6. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Apparently Swoop does, though that particular tooling isn't at a factory Hasbro or Takara still controls. :) 
     
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    There is a diaclone swoop on e-bay now, just shy of $1000. really nice detail pics too, so maybe i WILL get the KO, and customize it into the diaclone version. That gold chrome beak bottom REALLY REALLY fits in, and the blue just makes him that much cooler.
     
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    I kind of doubt that there will be reissues. I think I remember reading that the molds were damamged or lost for some of them.
     
  9. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Considering that bootleg-maker likes to make variants and such, a Diaclone and/or cartoon colored version seems like a sure winner.
     
  10. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    le sigh :( 

    that said the vintages arent that hard nor pricey to track down.
     
  11. MegaPrime33

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    I agree with KidD that they probably won't see the light of day, sans swoop. Which in my opinion is ok because swoop is the most expensive out of all of the vintage ones.
     
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    My vintage Dinos hope not because they'll be left in storage if I get my paws on reissues. Swoop's so scared of this new KO, he's started wetting his nest.
     
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    The Dinobots are being reissued as WSTFs. But I wish these would really get reissued, I would so love this.
     
  14. Don_East

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    I think those WSTF were fan made too. A Dinobot reissue would be cool, it should be a box set with the toys in cartoon colors like New Year Convoy & TFC Starscream. But wasn't Sludge's mold no longer available? Maybe just Grimlock because he's the most well known.
     

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