TF Prime Beast Hunters deluxe Ripclaw

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  1. Yobuster

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    Hi Everyone,

    Picked up my set of TF Prime Beast Hunters wave 1 today. Picked up deluxe Soundwave, Wheeljack, Bumblebee and Laserback. Great figures.
    And as i was admiring the figure i turned Soundwave's packaging around and i realised they got the wrong filecard/backing.

    Instead i see Deluxe Class Ripclaw. Picture attached for proof. Not sure if this was announced before but a quick search of the forums didn't show any.


    Hope this is news for everyone!

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    To answer some boardies questions
    - The tech specs is Soundwave's. The tech spec is the inset sheet/cardboard inset which shows soundwave's name. The cross sells are all wave 1
    - The front of the packing card is generic, just shows the series name and has a picture of Predaking.
    - all the paragraphs on the back of the packing card for everyone are now 1-2liners, not the full paragraph from before. I haven't opened up any yet so not sure if there is more info on the instruction sheets.
    - hmm not sure if production errors such as these ever go up in value.

    Also added a new larger picture zoomed in of Ripclaw.

    Enjoy
     
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  2. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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  3. Deceptigtar

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    lol whooops!

    did you open it yet? maybe they put ripclaws instructions in there too.
     
  4. Bountyan

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    Hahahaha what? That's a pretty big screw up. Figure looks cool though. Nice to have a female character that isn't a twig.
     
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    Cool looking figure. Will pick up when wave 2 comes out.
     
  6. jackgaughan

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    His colours remind me of the Dinobots' colour scheme, Hmmmm.
     
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    Ripclaw is a Girl?
     
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    Shatterpoint Neato

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    I had a feeling Ripclaw was a fembot.

    EDIT: She looks a helluva lot like Ser-Ket.
     
  9. Chris McFeely

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    "HER"? Did we know that? I didn't!
     
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    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Wow, is it just the back? Wonder how that got thru?

    And yay, a fembot that doesn't look totally supermodel-ish.
     
  11. kaijuguy19

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    Hey that's the character from Rage of the Dinobots with a different color scheme for some reasons. And she's a femme? Interesting I thought Ripclaw was a male in the comic.

    EDIT: Never mind the character that's in the comic is Ser-Ket. Although she does look a lot like him. Maybe she's his twin sister?
     
  12. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Quick! Retcon every character ever named Ripclaw to female on the wiki!

    Oh wait, there's not any. Continuity is safe after all!
     
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    That looks awesome!!! Great to see more fembots, cant wait to get this one!
     
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    Reminds me of ser-ket from the comic, think a ser-ket repaint and new head in robot mode is on the way :) 
     
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    Different character but similar design, the comic guy is ser-ket
     
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    Ripclaw looks great! At least from the pics a lot better looking than Laserback. That's a pretty cool error there. Looking forward to wave 2 now.
     
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    Well I'll be damned! That's a pretty amazing factory error. Ripclaw is looking really good. Looks a ton like ser-ket from ROTD. Wonder if she's a repaint of him? Either way, pretty stinking cool we've got a fembot predacon. I dig it!
     
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    Wait, what's that IDW thing on the back of the box?
     
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    Whoo-hoo! Very nice! Thanks for sharing this with us Yobuster! I love finding out about new toys like this, there's a thrill of discovery you just don't get when it's all official press releases or poor, blurry photos of stolen test-types.
     
  20. Grimlockimus

    Grimlockimus Wot?

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    What about the instructions? Were they Soundwave's as well? And any new figures listed on the little "Also Available" thing on the bottom?

    Ripclaw looks like a halfway decent figure too, I'm curious to see who her wave-mates are.
     

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