Takara Tomy Site Update - Black Rodimus and Devastator

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    That photo presumably depicts an ooooooold prototype that is not representative of the final toy.

    EDIT: It's the 1985 Hasbro Transformers catalog Devastator prototype with black forearms, silver Mixmaster cement drum and lacking missiles on the hip connector piece.

    Just before anyone wonders whether they "changed Devastator" for Encore. The toy, and probably the photo too, predates the 1985 release.
     
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  3. Grimkid

    Grimkid Well-Known Member

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    That BLACK RODIMUS is so amazing I'm actually taking on extra work on my days off to get the cash to buy him
     
  4. shibamura_prime

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    This may be sacrilege, but the more pics I see of Black Rodimus the more I want to re-sticker mine into a G2 Rodimus when he arrives.
     
  5. Deefuzz

    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    Black Rodimus is so gorgeous. I can't wait to get my hands on it.
     
  6. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    This. That alt mode (winnebago) is pure sex...and that is a term I usually don't use for TFs very often, if at all. Absolutely stunning.
     
  7. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    I'm even more sad that this mold is too expensive for me, than I was already because I can't afford the original Takara Rodimus. But this? It's 100x better!

    If it was cheaper, I would have bought both, but now? I'm double sad :( 

    I wish Classics Rodimus gets a new toy somewhere in the near future in the generations line or something and maybe then he'll get a Black Rodimus repaint in those colors as well.

    Please Takara and Hasbro, think of us poor fans! :D 
     
  8. Megatronsupreme

    Megatronsupreme Well-Known Member

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    both rodimus regular & this one are much more beautiful then the fansproject protector armor that thing was just horrible. didn't look like like rodimus at all.Patients does pay off
     
  9. sh002

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    damn black rodimus looks awesome.
     
  10. Ironhide316

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    Black Rodimus looks fantastic!!!
     
  11. Morf

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    Only if you are a doctor.
     
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    How can I possibly buy Black Rod AND TWO 3rd party Devastators? I am but one man.

    ...At least DotM toys aren't sucking money out of me.
     
  13. cryotek

    cryotek Criminal Overlord

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    Me want my Devy!!!
     
  14. sh002

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    i'd rather have that black rodimus with trailer as a us exclusive than the hot rod with targetmaster.
     
  15. Autobot X

    Autobot X Too broke for 3P and MP.

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    WHAT?! That black Rodimus is HIDEOUS!!!
     
  16. Jazz210

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    Black Rodimus reminds me of Magneto...ijs....
    But in an Awesome way!!!
     
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    It looks like xibit stole the winnebago and pimped it. Pop your collar and let's go for a ride.
     
  18. Agent-GHQ

    Agent-GHQ Accept the unacceptable

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    If only that black Roddy had a new head sculpt.....
     
  19. tomagnus

    tomagnus question the answers

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    The more pictures I see the more I like.. Still won't be getting him though, already have the takara release and buying this guy along with some of the others I want would really just bleed my bank account dry.
     
  20. Rijie78

    Rijie78 Vinyl junkie.

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    I do like that eHobby MP Rodimus, it's got something about it. Hmmm... I may pick up a version of this MP after all...
     

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