Tf dream factory wreckers

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Mr Megatron, May 11, 2017.

  1. Pun-3X

    Pun-3X Well-Known Member

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    Those fists on Topspin, while larger than on the original toy, look horrible. There's too much hollowness going on with them and the arms. I was really hoping for more improvement than the backpack. Don't mean to take away from the rest of the figure, but I'm not sure it's worth getting this one as a replacement.
     
  2. sideswipe29

    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    Damn. Those colors on Roadbuster colors look pretty good, but my gosh those decals and sponsorship logos look too small. Especially the "88". I'm a huge NASCAR fan and loved the Wreckers in DOTM but that bothers me a little.
     
  3. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Mr Megatron u wot m8?

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    Hopefully we'll see bot mode pics for roadbuster soon...
     
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    Looks great but definitely needs Reprolabels rescuing.
     
  6. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    The inconsistencies in the size of the decals and logos can easily be explained: mass shifting.
     
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  7. Rated X

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    Looks like they created their own scale rather that complimenting Hasbro figures. I just wanted an armored roadbuster to complete the trio. Not trying to buy them all and not looking for movie MP scale.
     
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    This is an aside, but I never understood their alt modes. When pics from the set leaked I thought for certain there would be a scene set during a NASCAR race and The Wreckers would be in disguise as the cars. But nope, they just show up and they're NASCAR cars for no reason whatsoever.
     
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  9. Jack Darby

    Jack Darby Jackimus Prime

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    Looking nice. Way to go DreamFactory. Gotta get me Leadfoot.
     
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    AndroidAnchovy Synthetic Fish

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    So, this just sparked my curiosity, and apologies if I didn't know where to put this, but:

    Did anyone have a clue why "Topspin" in TLK had Leadfoot's head?

    I know it isn't really a toy question, but this is less "movie appreciation" and more "movie confusion".


    These do look pretty rad though, and I'll likely pick them up!!
     
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    It's called reusing CGI models.
     
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  12. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

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    They are fans of NASCAR. Considering they were generally kept on base, I suspect their alt modes didn't matter
     
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  13. Toolala

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    For the same reason "Grindor" is in ROTF. making a new model ks expensive, especially when it's going to be useless and die in 3 seconds(this is opposed to main bayformer characters, who are still useless but simply refuse to die.)
     
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    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    I've always surmised that it's because Topspin's head was never rigged for speech/mouth animation since he was silent in DOTM, and since Leadfoot was dead they used his had on Topspin's body to talk to Simmons. Same reason Onslaught had a totally different head in his intro that had an obvious mouth than Longhaul's normal head.

    Why they didn't just use Roadbuster who both talked and didn't die, I don't know. Maybe they knew there was no competing with his awesome Scottish accent from DOTM.

    Yup, literally no reason. Could've been cool, could've given them some personality and spotlight.

    The movies are a bottomless pit of "could haves."

    Where was it ever stated they were fans of NASCAR?
     
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    They look sharp all together. I never liked the fact that Deluxe road buster was a standard stock car and not in battle mode
     
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    It was in the novelization
     
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    Although I’m very interested and excited for these guys I am dissatisfied with them being smaller than MPM Bumblebee:( 
     
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    They were never meant for MPM tho. these were shown off before MPM was even a thing, they're for DOTM collectors.
     
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    Great! Roadbuster is my favorite Wrecker, hope we get him soon
     

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