TF Prime Deluxe Shadow Bumblebee

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  1. pingth

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    Oh no....Bumblebee again.....??!!?? Yes, it is another version of deluxe Bumblebee from TF Prime RID series. This Shadow Bumblebee shares the same mold and head sculpt of the Bumblebee many are already familiar with, so I shall not do a full pictorial review of it.

    Basically the differences is really just the paint apps / colour scheme. This Shadow Bumblebee features midnight grey kind with bits of yellow around. Even though I myself is frustrated how bumblebee has been flooding the mall and never failing to become shelf warmers in the stores, I have to say that I actually do like this new colour scheme on him, in fact I find this to be better than the main colour scheme used on Bumblebee.

    Here's a picture in alt mode:

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    And with yellow twin canons in alt mode:

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    Some poses in robot mode:

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    With the original Bumblebee and other TF Prime Bumblebee figures:

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    This is not for people who are totally sick of the Bumblebees but for me, personally, I do like this version of the Bumblebee, though it may not be show accurate etc, I guess the colour scheme just works for me.
     
  2. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Thanks for the triple take on these new figures, and hatorade aside, I really don't mind this. Not saying I'll buy it (I already have the 2pack FE version), but something a little different is nice, and I especially like your 3rd picture. :) 
     
  3. Wars

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    Hmm.

    This figure does look good, but I'm in no rush to get it.
     
  4. Gilgamesh

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    Looks pretty good, but I wish they went further and used red for the translucent plastic like Cyberfire BB. Would work better for a Nemesis 'bee.
     
  5. Robogeek28

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    This mold just needs to be destroyed.
     
  6. ex dtw2003

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    I dislike this mold quite a bit actually, but this color scheme is pretty awesome. Almost as good as the Hot Shot deco IMHO.

    I think with better pics this deco would really pop.
     
  7. seekerblackout

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    It just....doesn't catch my eye. It's not anything special and I'll pass.
     
  8. Exodus

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    If they did it in black would have been really bad ass....
     
  9. ex dtw2003

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    The pictures don't help; they are REALLY flat. I'll put money on this looking really nice in hand.
     
  10. Jetbolt

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    I kind of wish they would of made it into TFP Murderbee. Black, yellow, and trans orange would had been cool to see again.
     
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    Why yes, I shall have this as my PRID Bee :2c: 
     
  12. SwerveGears

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    You know, I think this is one of the few times that the Pgotoshopped images actually made the figure look WORSE.
     
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    I think the gashapon micron blade Bumblebee will look pretty nice on this figure.
     
  14. seekerblackout

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    Yes, YES!
     
  15. Matty

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    Thanks for the review!

    Not a spectacular repaint here, but I'll buy it. Why not? :lol 
     
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    It looks better than the regular Bumblebee, but the yellow paint looks awful.
     
  17. Sumner Sturgeon

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    I agree about this colour scheme looking nicer than the original, especially around the head. And while I still maintain that I like this mould better than the FE one, as it is, I own it two times over already as Bumblebee and Hot Shot, so I probably don't need this one. Still, a nice effort at a non-boring repaint.
     
  18. mrgalvaprime

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    Bought on sight :D 
     
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    You know what, I might get it just to give it red eyes so I can have my PRID Cyberfire Bumblebee.
     
  20. Composite Ghost

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    I got a set from BBTS with this guy and Dead End so I could get Airachnid. I thought I would sell him but after seeing these pics I think I might open him up instead. One more robot for my Prime collection can't hurt, right?
     

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