Sideswipe and Sunstreaker....or...uh...what?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Maz, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. Maz

    Maz Square One TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey guys,

    I recently got some pretty cool vintage G1 Sunstreaker and Sideswipe
    merchandise I felt people here would appreciate.

    Check out the lenticular Sunstreaker wallet and the Sideswipe....thing:

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    Notice something strange??

    That's right, the Sideswipe in vehicle mode is a red SUNSTREAKER, and
    the Sunstreaker vehicle on the wallet is in fact a yellow SIDESWIPE!

    They didn't just switch techspecs back in the day ;) 

    All the best
    Maz...wonders how deep the confusion ran at Hasbro back in the day
    regarding these two
     
  2. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    oh man i wish my wallet was lenticular
     
  3. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Wow, not even taking the wrong alt mode into account, that is a really bad drawing of Sideswipe.
     
  4. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    whadja expect, its just, as succinctly put, a...thing.
     
  5. alphie

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    Didn't know about the Sunstreaker wallet, definitely will have to keep my eye out for it. Yeah, oddities are full of bizarre little mistakes like that. Reason why I like them so much. :D 
     
  6. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    OMG, I want that Sunstreaker wallet. <3
     
  7. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I want that wallet.
     
  8. Liokaiser

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    Interesting...........Thanks for sharing.
     
  9. RobotoChan

    RobotoChan Nothing to see here

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    Bugger, I still have my wallet from back in the day, but it is all made of plastic which as cracked and split in the time since purchase :( 

    Still, does look quite nice :) 
     
  10. Cax6ton

    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    Hey, I had one of those Sidestreaker wallets. It was the first time I used a wallet, being 10 years old and all. It fell apart pretty fast, even though I didn't really carry anything in it.
     
  11. Sonscreen

    Sonscreen Casual TF collector<br><b><font color=#FF0000>aksm TFW2005 Supporter

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    That wallet is cool and so are the vintage mishaps.
     
  12. ninety

    ninety NERDS!!

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    Oooh! I had a few of those plastic 'things' as a child, had forgotten all about them. Wouldn't mind the wallet, nice find man.
     
  13. KidDynamite

    KidDynamite don't know nothing Veteran

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    holy cow, would I ever kill for that wallet. That's awesome sauce.
     
  14. Chaos Muffin

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    That wallet is too cool, and could probably beat mine in a wallet fight!

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  15. Basketball Jones

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    Hmm....appears to be a wallet with an image of Tigertrack and Sunstreaker.
     
  16. Codimus Prime

    Codimus Prime Missouri Toy Hunter

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    I was discussing repaints the other day and I was going to mention Sunstreaker b/c I "THOUGH" he was a repainted Sideswipe. Luckily I checked before I typed that... b/c he's not. I didn't know until just then.

    They look so much alike to the casual glance that I just assumed.

    Pretty cool little artifacts. Wish I could find some stuff like that!
     

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