Return of the Action Masters?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by shumworld, Jan 14, 2012.

  1. shumworld

    shumworld Well-Known Member

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    Inspired by the thread about the Pretenders. I would fully support the various original action masters like Banzaitron and Jackpot to have updated figures who can transform.

    I know these guys already had figures but they were all repaints and they don't count in my book.
     
  2. flamepanther

    flamepanther Interested, but not really

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    I'm down for it. I don't even mind if they're retools if they're good retools. Kick-Off and Rad would both look good using the alternate head for the RTS Jazz mold.
     
  3. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    We already got an Axor, Double Punch, Thundercracker and a Slicer, rumour has Kick Off at this Botcon too. If they are done well, I'm all for this.

    I'm all for a FP / Hasbro Bruticus coloured as Turbo Master, but I'm not going to hold my breath.
     
  4. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I actually believe that the updated Banzaitron toy we have is more than a repaint. There are sculpted details in the chest as well as the head that fit him way more than Bludgeon. I think that toy was designed for dual purpose. It's as much an update to Banzaitron as it was to Bludgeon.

    As for the rest, I agree. I'll even settle for repaints. Treadshot for example, would never be updated as a gun ( which he clearly looks to be ) due to the fact that even Classics Megatron can't be released again. Generations Warpath would make a good mold to be repainted though. He has the gun barrel in the chest and everything.
     
  5. Koolimus Prime

    Koolimus Prime Weapons Expert

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    "Alt Modes are for WIMPS!" -Kick Off.

    If he gets a transforming figure, he will be full of self-loathing. :lol 
     
  6. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    Yeah, I want Powerflash and Jackpot :) 
     
  7. havanowoncheese

    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    I saw the thread title and thought WTF no way! Than i read OP. I think it would be cool to see more actionmasters get some updated toy love.
     
  8. Anguirus

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    I like the idea of transforming Action Masters. I think Axor worked extremely well. However it's hard for me to get excited about them unless they were memorable in the fiction. Certainly hoping for BotCon Kick-Off, Roberts made him pretty hardcore. :D 
     
  9. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    funny thing about that is the htfd tomahawk mold would kinda make a good powerflash (especially with the vortex/spinister head)
     
  10. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    I am totally down with this concept, especially if we get a new Krok and Gatorraider.
     
  11. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    I made a thread a long time ago with suggestions on making all of the action masters into remolds/repaints of existing molds... I wonder if it would turn out better now with more molds available..
     
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    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Okay, I found my old list and updated it with newer toys... I tried to use Deluxe as much as possible, with bigger or smaller toys being used sparingly.


    Over-Run out of Energon Bulkhead
    Rad out of Universe Silverstreak
    Rollout out of Cybertron Landmine
    Jackpot out of RTS Windcharger
    Mainframe out of Generations WFC Soundwave
    Skyfall out of Generations Sky Shadow
    Kickoff out of Generations Jazz
    Sprocket out of HFD Terradive
    Treadshot out of Generations Warpath
    Krok out of Universe Cyclonus
    Gutcruncher out of Generations Straxus
    Powerflash out of Universe Powerglide
    Charger out of Armada Overload
    Take-Off out of Energon Sharkticon
    Circuit out of HFD Axor
    Rumbler out of HFD Terradive
    Omega Spreem out of Cybertron Menasor
    Windmill out of HFD Tomahawk
    Turbomaster out of HFD Highbrow
     

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