So revenge of the minicons...

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by littleiron, Jun 8, 2010.

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  1. littleiron

    littleiron Little I.N.S.A.N.E IroN

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  2. Thundercrackah

    Thundercrackah Well-Known Member

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    Swashplate?

    What the hell...
     
  3. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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    Those are some pretty awesome new names.
     
  4. BigPhill

    BigPhill Well-Known Member

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    Oooohhh more MiniCons!

    Hope info of where they're headed is released soon.
     
  5. Sharktibolt

    Sharktibolt Well-Known Member

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    No surprise? I'm surprised to see the Cybertron molds after all this time. They all look great though.
     
  6. X-Arachnis

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    Panhandler? whoa, the decepticon Minicons must`ve hit rockbottom huh? :p 
     
  7. Blitz.

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    I liked the cybertron minicons so its nice to see them again
     
  8. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swashplate_(helicopter)
     
  9. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Lovely.:drool: 
     
  10. Cujo

    Cujo United States Air Force

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    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    Can't believe someone doesnt know what a swashplate is. LOL
     
  12. Thundercrackah

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    Thanks man, I did not know that. Makes perfect sense for a name now.

    LOL, believe it. I bet I'm not the only one either.
     
  13. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    More Mini-Cons to add to the collection....
     
  14. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I'm not crazy about the boxed set, but the carded ones sport some pretty cool colors. I love the names too. "Pan-handler?" Definitely sold.
     
  15. Malach Ra

    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    Just kidding, I know a lot of people have no idea what it is. I see them everyday I go to work and have replaced a few(not fun). There's actually two parts to it, a stationary and rotating swashplate. the stationary stays still and recieves mechanical inputs from the swashplate links, this in turn send the inputs to the rotating swashplate and to the pitch control rods, which tells the blades what angle they should be at. Basically a steering wheel of sorts for helicopters.
     
  16. Thundercrackah

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    It's cool. Who says discussion boards about robots from outer space can't be educational?

    :thumb 
     
  17. TheBigMachine

    TheBigMachine Initiating JAZZ HANDS!

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    So, these minicons are based on the Cybertron series? Or, are they new characters?
     
  18. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Do a barrel roll!
     
  19. Sideswipe1954

    Sideswipe1954 Well-Known Member

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    Kind of curious to see where these turn up. Odds are the 8 pack is for K-Mart again (though the price better drop as we have gone for 12 for $25.99 to 10 for $24.99 and now 8 for ?)

    The singles though seem out of place, since previously all the singles were just repackaged ones from the Kmart multipacks. New characters via carded ones might be like for a Walgreens, Rite Aid, etc?
     
  20. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I might be tempted to buy Drivetrain, Break-Neck, and Swashplate. The 3-pack they originally came from are some of the only mini-con molds I don't already own.
     
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