Solar Storm Grappel

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  1. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    Transformers reveal the shield solar storm grapple in box pictures!

    Another nice little treat before I go to bed.

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    The head wasn't the only thing remolded here. Look at the forearms! Inferno has squared forearms, and these are rounded, and also they have the silver paint trim like the G1 toys chrome. I also just noticed the open hands compared to Infernos closed fist.
     
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  2. Wyvern

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    Oh mama. I want this naow!
     
  3. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Nice....inferno brother...but nice
     
  4. Valkysas

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    very nice. I like the hands too.
     
  5. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    The crane looks removable
     
  6. MasterpieceMP33

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    must have
     
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    I'll buy this. Why post this here? You should have posted this in the news discussion. :) 
     
  8. influence82

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    Oh so that is what reveal the shield means: rubsigns. This is Generations Voyager Class.
     
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    The forearms are rounded too! Inferno's were boxy! He is more of a remold than repaint.
     
  10. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    This I missed out on Inferno i will not miss out on this!
     
  11. The_Black_Sheep

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    Oh Grapple will be bought on sight! :D  He looks great, & I'm glad they got his shade of yellow/orange right. Come on HasTak, Release him already! :lol 
     
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    This looks sharp. Must buy.
     
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    I guess this means,the "SOLAR STORM" isn't referring to a voyager midwipe repaint like a few fans thought it was reffering to.

    I'm impressed with this figure. all the remolded parts & extras make this toy a bit better than inferno.

    I don't love this mold enough to have 2 characters/color schemes based off it. I'm also trying to cut back. So now I've got to decide whether to keep/sell inferno or buy/not buy Grappel.
     
  14. Gilgamesh

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    Who's this Grapple everyone's talking about. All I see in the pictures is Grappel.
     
  15. Sammael

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    The paint scheme is horrible. I'm waiting for the TF United version.
     
  16. Tigermegatron

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    it's based off the 1985 G-1 Grapple figure. hasbro probably couldn't use the name so created "Grappel".
     
  17. ExVeeBrawn

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    And clearly even "Grappel" wasn't quite cutting it, since they had to add the "Solar Storm" to manage a trademark.

    I hope this use of the mold has less floppy shoulder swivels than Inferno did.
     
  18. Tigermegatron

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    for the price it's not bad. the only thing that looks bad "to me" is the grey painted faux windows in alt mode on the sides of the alt mode.

    buying the Takara versions. bacically means spending double maybe tripple. then paying shipping fees. no thanks,I ain't spending $50+ with shipping fees included for the takaa version.

    on a good sales week,I can buy the hasbro version for for under $18. regular price cost around $21.99. which is the only price i'm willing to shell out for this figure.

    spending double/tripple +added shipping fees for the takara version. basically means I could have bought (hasbro) a/few extra toy/toys in various sizes.
     
  19. Gilgamesh

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    Oh, I know. I was just joking on how they had to change the main name AND add "Solar Storm" to it as if it just wasn't enough.

    Name copyrights must be a b**** if they have to do things like these.
     
  20. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Now THAT'S a remold!
     

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