Review of Legends Class ROTF Springer

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  1. Fighbird

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    Removed at the request of Hasbro US.
     
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    I forget..why exactly is he called "Autobot" Springer? Is there a Decepiticon Springer out there as well?

    His card reads "Autobot Springer: Autobot". Everyone else doesn't have the duplicity in faction. Why is that?
     
  3. Spiderus Prime

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    Spinger's wings have code.
     
  4. G1Wheeljack

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    When Hasbro loses the rights to a Transformers name, they have 2 options:

    1.Change the name(i.e. Universe 2.0 Tankor is really Octane)

    2.Add a prefix before the name(i.e. Autobot Jazz, Decepticon Brawl)
     
  5. Ravenxl7

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    He looks good. I like the 5PRI N63R on the wings. The colors are nice on this guy. Hopefully he either gets a new Deluxe or Voyager class mold. An Incinerator repaint/retool just wouldn't be the same, imo.

    They put it there for trademark issues. Springer on it's own must have sound too similar to a common term or something. Similar to them putting Autobot in front of Ratchet every time they use it.

    Actually, when they loose a name, they really only have one option, and that is to pick a different name. Though they could also go with not making the character all together. Putting Autobot or any other prefix infront of a name doesn't change the name enough for them to get a trademark for it. Trailbreaker for example, is a name they lost. They can't simply add Autobot in front of it to use it again.
     
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    Vampyr Shockwave loyalist

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    he's a really cool legends, i have to get it!
     
  7. Ironhide2005

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    Hmmm good question hmmm.....why theres also decepticon jazz and autobot jazz as well. And thats just a sarcastic way of saying hasbro lost the rights to the "springer" name so they have to put the autobot in front of his name
     
  8. Big_Daddy

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    He's a neat little bugger, ain't he? :)  I'll still skip all the Legend class toys though. Hopefully he'll come in a bigger version as well! Nice review BTW ;) 
     
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    He looks nifty. I hope he gets a bigger toy and is actually in the movie.
     
  10. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    The others in the thread have basically answered it, but here's further reading if you have a lot of time on your hands :p 

    Trademark - Transformers Wiki
     
  11. Mumps

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

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    Wow, that toy is REALLY good for a legends class! Now if only that talent could be worked into Devastator ;) 

    I am half joking there BTW >_>
    Only half

    But seriously, I may actually buy some of the legends for this movie. Hasbro really nailed it with this size class, both in Universe and Movie sofar.
     
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    They did the same thing with Jazz from the first line. Autobot Jazz.

    Anyway, Springer has hands! Woo hoo! I used to hate it when my TFs didn't have hands when I was a kid. I always wondered how they would type something into the ship's computer or something.

    Megatron: Skorponok! Why haven't you input that data yet-?! OH! Forgot...sorry...
     
  13. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I really hope we're going to see a larger version of this. It already looks better than Incinerator.
     
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    Wait.. Am I wrong, or can his propellers not be angled upwards in vehicle mode? That means he isn't a VTOL - he doesn't even have the same altmode as Incinerator.
     
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    Does any one have a pic of a green Osprey? I have only seen grey ones.
     
  16. Ravenxl7

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    He's definitely a VTOL. Yeah, the Legends toy doesn't have the feature, but, it's a Legends toy after all. I'd honestly be surprised if this had that feature. Though I still think Springer will, and should, get a larger mold of his own.
     
  17. VaderPrime1

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    I hope he's in the movie, it would be epic to see a bunch of Marines exit the back and then watch him transform to give them back-up. (Talk about using all of your resources!!!) :D 
     
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    So this one has cool feet and flip-out hands under his propellers, but the engines can only point forward.

    Incinerator had no hands and ridiculous clown feet, but a great alt mode in which the engines orient properly.

    Somewhere between these two is a FANTASTIC Osprey Transformer. Sure wish it weren't spread out over two toys. :p 
     
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    He looks greyish green in these images: maybe he is in the film afterall.
     
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    Dude looks pregnant. Arcee, watch your man. Beeotch.
     

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