Redecos that seem obvious, but have never been done.

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  1. TranstechCat

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    Sometimes it seems that Hasbro misses out on redeco opportunities.

    A good example off the top of my head is Animated Blurr in yellow/black (due to his Transtech Cheetor inspired robot mode), or Animated Blackarachnia in her Beast Wars colors.

    What are some other "obvious" redecos that apparently slipped Hasbro's mind?
     
  2. Recall

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    There is a toy forum that might be a better place to discuss this.

    I like the yellow/black Transtech homage idea for Blurr, sounds like something that might be done for a Botcon for example :) 
     
  3. TranstechCat

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    Ah, good point.

    Can the Animated molds be used for that? I thought there was some kind of restriction concerning "recent" lines (why A/E/C molds are still being used after 4+ years).
     
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    I'm not sure on the specifics but yeah I think there is some kind of restriction so it might be a while before we see animated molds at Botcon.

    The reason I mention the Blurr redeco as a good place for Botcon though as its something more suited to collectors, maybe Hasbro didn't do the redeco themselves as its possible it could be a waste of money as only a handful of people would actually buy it/get the reference.
     
  5. grayman

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    I think that a really good Botcon figure would be Animated Blurr with a new head repainted in pink and white as Arcee. The mold fits perfectly as some customizers have discovered.
     
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    but we don't need it ugh we are already getting an arcee......anyways, where is my classics sunstorm?
     
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    ROTF Deluxe Swerve into ROTF Deluxe Sunstreaker.
     
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    I think Animated and ROTF are new enough lines that I wouldn't say Hasbro missed out so much as it'll probably happen sooner or later.
     
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    Cybertron Red Alert as Classics Trailbreaker

    Cybertron Downshift as Classics Wheeljack

    That's all I can think of right now
     
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    Protoform Starscream seeker repaints.
     
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    Movie Voyager Prime into Ultra Magnus ...
    Not that I fancy those, but well ...
     
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    How about a good Movie Ironhide in G1 colors?
     
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    Does the ROTF Legends Ironhide count?
     
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    2.0 Hound into Swindle
    2.0 Sideswipe into G2 Sideswipe
    Cybertron Scourge/Cryo Scourge into Hun-grr (Ultra class)
    RID Prime into Hot Spot/Hot Zone
     
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    ROTF Sideswipe/Swerve as ROTF Tracks. So many people have done it in Radicons, so we all know it works. Of course Hasbro could still make him somewhere down the line.

    An Ultra Magnus repaint of a movie Optimus Prime mold. Kind of surprised they haven't done it yet.

    ROTF Wheelie in G1 colors. Although I realize it's one of the biggest shelfwarmers of the line, I wouldn't be surprised if Hasbro had done this repaint.

    And of course, Energon Sharkticon into RID Sky-Bite or in G1 colors. :) 
     
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    Ehhhh, it's too small for my tastes. I know there's the FAB version, too.
     
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    Movie Ironhide in G1 colors (hope they do that with the Recon version of the mold for TF3)
    ROTF Sideswipe into Tracks (I'm pretty sure we'll get it in 2011/2012)
    Cybertron Downsfit into G1 Wheeljack colors.
    ROTF Wheelie in G1 colors
     
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    Energon Divebomb as Banzai-tron

    Tidal Wave as Broadside

    Classics Sunstorm or Air Warrior

    Robotmasters Mirage as Dragstrip

    Any Sideswipe as Breakdown

    Energon Slugslinger and Sharkticon as Movie Cyclonus and Scourge

    Classics Jetfire or Megatron as Treadshot
     
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    I'm still hoping to get Sunstorm and Break/Brakedown when Hasbro continues Universe. Grapple too, but it would definitely need Inferno's hose remolded into a hook. I'd also definitely go for G2 versions of Sideswipe, Starscream and Ramjet using their Classicverse molds.
     
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    I think we are getting HA sideswipe as tracks at least, there is a Blue HA sideswipe on the way

    and i can not fathom the sudden demand for animated blurr into arcee.....we are finally getting a car arcee and instead of being excited for that the fandom is begging for a repaint with a remolded head instead......wtf....this fandom is on crack haha
     

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