Sky Lynx = awesome

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  1. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I recently bought an encore Sky Lynx, having no idea it could walk on his own. So to my amazement I found out you could batteries in him. Upon doing so he walked around my room. I find him greatly entertaining.

    So anyway the point is, they should make more TFs that walk around and roll around on their own. I mean Sky Lynx is great! And he was made in '86. You would think that for some of the prices we pay for Transformers today, and the technology today's toys have, couldn't they make some Transformers that moved on their own? And not just danced aka Ultimate BB.
     
  2. Ashstar

    Ashstar Liberator of Toys

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    Lol how true, budget nowadays goes to light and sound gimmicks - which hasn't been improved much since the early pull-string talking dolls :banghead: 

    The dancing bee... that was the Beatmix BB or sumthin right?
     
  3. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    Beatmix might dance too, but I was refering to the dancing BB that played music. Ultimate Bumblebee and he was like $80. :crazy: 
     
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    repair_bay Scramble Power!

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    Oh man, I SO can't wait to get my Skylynx XD
     
  5. Prescient

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    Skylynx is a brilliant toy and was hard to find in good working condition until Encore. They reissue him and despite the desirability, here in the UK at least, he is on sale at £29.99 at a load of places who have trouble trying to shift him.
     
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    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    I have an original one, SL is pure win.
     
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    I got the encore version last year and thought it was great. Got Omega Supreme the same week so had them racing eachother lol. Skylynz won.
    I hope they encore Trypticon soon.
     
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    I have to agree, it's the reason I love toys like Star Convoy who can roll wile in vehicle and robot modes. If you like Sky Lynx you should get Encore Omega Supreme if you don't have him already as he walks as well.
     
  9. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I want him, too. just not tops on my budget, sigh.

    i wish they'd remake him and use this:
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    that is, if they modernize his look at all.
     
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    I'd love to use him, Omega Supreme and Trpyticon and have them chase a cat around the house.
     
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    I agree. More of the newer TFs should have some walking features. Hell, for $100, movie Devastator should combine on his own, walk to the kitchen and make me a sandwich.
     
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    Totally love my Encore Sky Lynx and Omega Supreme. Walking bots ftw
     
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    I love sky lynx. He was my favorite G1 as a kid. Literally begged my dad on the street corner outside the store for 40 minutes for him to get it for me.

    Still have it, as well as another original that I use for display, and the reissue which I keep in the box so I can open it every now and then and recall how exciting it was to triumphantly get that Sky Lynx back home after getting my dad to give in.
     
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    just paid for a Sky Lynx today. Can't wait to get him....Is he really that awesome? I have Omega Supreme and I love him.
     
  16. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    Ultimate Bumblebee doesnt dance lol..... it just plays songs like wip it and other crap.

    Gah I hated that figure. but I still gotta get my hands on a G1 Sky Lynx
     
  17. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I had no idea he walked as well! I might have to pick up. Though I don't know where I would put him, I don't even have room for poor Sky Lynx here lol.

    He doesn't even dance? Pfft.
     
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    even encore omega supreme is on clearance these days!
     
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    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    no it does nothing other than stand there/transform and shoot a missile at you when you speak, and it plays music... lots and lots of music. and its too akward to pose and keep it in that pose. and mine broke 15 minutes after opening it
     

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