Re-purposing Your Classics Bumblebee Mold

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Primeconvoy1, Nov 23, 2011.

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How Are You Re-purposing Your Classics Bumblebee Mold?

  1. Classics Bumblebee as GoldBug

    1.6%
  2. Classics Bumblebee as Hubcap

    9.8%
  3. Classics Bumblebee as Bumblejumper (Bumper)

    19.7%
  4. Reveal the Shield Bumblebee as GoldBug

    18.0%
  5. Reveal the Shield Bumblebee as Hubcap

    32.8%
  6. Reveal the Shield Bumblebee as Bumblejumper (Bumper)

    6.6%
  7. Henkei Bumblebee as GoldBug

    8.2%
  8. Henkei Bumblebee as Hubcap

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  9. Henkei Bumblebee as Bumblejumper (Bumper)

    9.8%
  10. United Bumblebee as GoldBug

    54.1%
  11. United Bumblebee as Hubcap

    4.9%
  12. United Bumblebee as Bumblejumper (Bumper)

    3.3%
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  1. Primeconvoy1

    Primeconvoy1 Cybertronian Broker

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    With a few upgrades from Renderform.com and Beelzeboss for the classics Bumblebee mold on the horizon, how do you plan to re-purpose your Bumblebee figure into your classics display?

    I ended up getting the Classics, Henkei, United, and the RTS versions just to utilize the upgrades, and expand my classics collection.

    This is basically how I'm going to change mine:

    Henkei Bumblebee will remain as my default Bumblebee.
    United Bee will get the Goldbug treatment.
    Classics Bee will be updated to my Classics Bumblejumper (Bumper).
    RTS Bee will claim the Hubcap upgrade.

    I didn't include the Legacy Bumblebee as there aren't enough poll options.

    Who else is planning on doing something similar, or are you keeping your Bee(s) as is?

    My Bees await their upgrades...

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  2. vm-01

    vm-01 Well-Known Member

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    I'll be repurposing mine because his head is going on my DOTM Bumblebee to make an IDW style upgrade.

    I still don't know what to do with it. Maybe I'll get the Beelzeboss parts or maybe I'll just leave it with the movie head.
     
  3. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I like the IDW BB idea. I should try that at some point.
     
  4. Lbsammills51

    Lbsammills51 Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget the three-pack (Legacy of?) Bumblebee release. I think I'll be using that version as Bumper once Venksta releases that head.
     
  5. IceConvoy

    IceConvoy Jikuu Keiji

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    I've bought up a few BBs for Renderform's add-ons. Two Classic Bs will be used for Bumper and Hubcap, United B with the Henkai chrome parts will be Goldbug and I'll be using a RTS B for Volks when Venksta releases the head based on the G1 BB toy.

    I also have a Legacy B with the yellow Beelzeboss CJ head as my Bugbite for now. Venksta also expressed interest in doing his own Bugbite head so depending how it comes out I'll probably be using that later on.
     
  6. CrackerBoy

    CrackerBoy Señor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    Classics as bb
    United as goldbug
    RTS as hubcap
    Evolution bb as bumper
     
  7. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    If I end up getting all the Renderform heads, it'll go down like this:

    Henkei Bumblebee->Bumblebee
    United Bumblebee->Goldbug
    RTS Bumblebee->Bumper
    Classics Bumblebee->Hubcap
     
  8. FigNewton

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    Really want to pick up a United Bumblebee for Goldbug, but it's probably not in th budget right now.
     
  9. mugen_prime

    mugen_prime Well-Known Member

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    I'm doing the same as the OP. Makes the most sense. I'm definitely looking forward to the Renderform upgrades. Venksta does some really nice work.
     
  10. haventgrownup

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    I've got 5+ of the mold (if you include Cliffjumper).

    Let's see...
    • Cliffjumper will probably sold if iGear's is nice.
    • WM LoB x 2: 1 or 2 for customs - Downshift or Bumper (think the blue tinting looks a little more "toonish"/Classic).
    • Classics Bumblebee - Will probably be used for Runamuck or Runabout (with some transparent dyes through the airbrush (I wish Venksta'd make a head for these two - he could sell 'em to anyone using the WJ/Tracks or BB/C molds)
    • Henkei Bumblebee - Might be used for the other BattleCharger
    • RTS Bee - Might be used for Bumper instead.

    So, IF Venksta releases the Bumper head, and IF I can get one (I know I'll never own the Security Chief or Dreadwind head sets, and I can't make "heads" or tails of his site)
    AND:
    IF
    iGear's BB & CJ are as nice as I expect, I'm going to have a lot of Bumblebees to sell.

    Sheesh. All of this (mostly) over a character I don't like!
     
  11. haventgrownup

    haventgrownup Procrastinator

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    Oh, and hot damn, the colors on the United figure look hot.

    I've got a few United figures, and there's not a one that doesn't look AT LEAST twice as good as his domestic counterpart (That's why I didn't get United Wheeljack).
     
  12. bcm77

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    As iGear Bumblebee is somewhere on the horizon I'll use Henkei Bumblebee for Bumper as the renderform head looks really nice.

    Although I'll replace it with the iGear Cliffjumper in my main Autobot display I think I'll keep my repainted Classics one as it is because it was the first custom a friend did for me.
     
  13. Mitch FIN Keith

    Mitch FIN Keith Autobot

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    I have 6 of the mold.... Its my favorite mold just for the sheer versatility of it.
    Henkei is my Bumblebee
    and i have done 5 customs with RTS Bumbleebee
    - orignal character with Armada Prime Head
    - original character with Classics Ironhide Head
    - Cliffjumper with WFC Cliffjumper head
    - Shattered Glass Bumblebee
    - Shattered Glass of my original character with Armada Prime Head
    i swear i could paint that mold all day long.
     
  14. kiyoshioni

    kiyoshioni The Knife

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    Exactly this.
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I just need to get a head for my Classics BB > Bumblejumper

    Wal*mart 3pack Bumblebee is my "Classics" BB :) 
     
  16. Billzilla

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    I'm completely off the scope of this poll. I'm thinking about repurposing my classics bee and rts bee (repainted as cliffjumper with a wfc head), but I'm thinking about it because I'll probably grb igear's bumblebee/cliffjumper.

    Was thinking about making them into battlechargers since I don't love the TFCC ones at the price they want.
     
  17. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    This is what I plan on doing with that mold:

    Classics Bee-Diaclone yellow Cliffjumper
    Evolution Bee-Bumper, prolly
    United Bee-Goldbug
    RTS Bee-Hubcap
    RTS Bee-Himself

    Classics Cliffjumper-Diaclone red Bumblebee
    Classics Cliffjumper-Diaclone red Bumper (Please Renderform Please)
    Classics Cliffjumper-Himself

    And if I ever get these...

    Henkei Blue Bee-Diaclone blue Cliffjumper
    Henkei Blue Bee-Diaclone blue Bumper (PLEASE RENDERFORM)
    Henkei Blue Bee-Glyph
     
  18. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    You DO know about Runabout and Runamuck from the Club this year, right?


    And reminds me that I need a third Cliff and at least one Legacy Bee.
     
  19. CrackerBoy

    CrackerBoy Señor Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think he mentioned in his thread he may do the security chief set again. I was lucky enough to pick up the dreadwind and the other repaint of silver bolt ( name escapes me right now ) at the action figure expo for original cost
     
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    I'm currently thinking :

    United Bee = Goldbug
    Henkei Bee = Unchanged *default Bumblebee*
    Legacy of a hero Bee = Yellow Cliffjumper or Hubcap it depends what colour Hubcap's head is made in.
    Classic Bumblebee = Bumper
    RTS Bee = Hubcap
     

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