Transformers Generation 2009 Volume 3 at BBTS: Skids & Screech???

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  1. ChaoCatcher

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  2. Bulkhide

    Bulkhide Bulkhead + Ironhide

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    My guess would be a repaint of maybe TFU/Classics Hound and Ravage?
    Or maybe a repaint of some other Classics/TFU Mold with Ravage or G1 Laserbeak?
     
  3. ChaoCatcher

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    Hmm, interesting thought. I did find Screech on the Transformers Wiki, apparently an Action Master character. If this Skids is indeed a Henkei/Classics/Universe G1 homage, I hope they pick a decent mold for him. :) 
     
  4. Bgrngod

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    Hrm. I haven't picked up any of these books yet, but it looks like they are going to keep making them.

    Are they worth picking up at all? I don't think I've seen all that many images of what is on the inside of them.
     
  5. Erector

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    Skids might be an Ironhide repaint, alt mode seems the most likely to fit.

    All over these anyhow, presuming they're Henkei.
     
  6. Laser_Optimus

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    Preordered. Going by past exclusives that came with these books... it's probably another Henkei figure repaint (previous two were Electro Disruptor -or something similar- Mirage and Ghost Starscream)... so here's hoping that Skids is a repaint of Ironhide (alternate mode seems to fit IMHO). Have no idea who Screech would be though TFWiki seems to state that he's an Action Master partner... apparently a robotic eagle that transformed into some kind of helmet for his partner Take Off. Makes you wonder what they'll use for Screech... or if it has anything to do with that Action Master to begin with... could just be an all new character.
     
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    Best guess would be Encore Skids in movie colors with the Diaclone scooter accessory.
     
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    I know it has to be cooler than this:

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  9. Victorysabre

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    You win the thread. :) 

    First guess would be on a G1 Skids mold with the scooter, but the other books being Henkei figures makes me think a Henkei figure is more likely.
     
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    I do too :D 
     
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    Heh. Watch Skids be a repaint of Ironhide.
     
  12. Bulkhide

    Bulkhide Bulkhead + Ironhide

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    I've been thinking - Screech could be a repaint of the Energon Divebomb mold.
    This Divebomb: Divebomb (2004) - Decepticon - www.tfu.info

    or maybe a repaint of G1 Laserbeak? But I doubt that.

    Maybe the Skids is a repaint of Classics/Henkei Bumblebee? Because wasn't the Honda City (Skids' G1 form) more of a hatchback sedan than any kinda of van?
     
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    That sounds really cool!!
     
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    Sounds good so far. I hope it don't disapoint.
     
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    Thats a good observation. If it is a repaint I hope they do use Classics BB with a diffrent head of course.
     
  16. Johnator

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    Very cool news indeed.
     
  17. RID Nightviper

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    Smart money is on the G1 resissue in ROTF deco, with Screech being his motorcycle.
     
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    I'm leaning toward a blue Hound redeco due to thinking this extra Screech thing must be a redeco of the new Ravage tape and the fact the previous Generations volumes are G1 characters. Either Catgut or Lionizer would have been a better Action Master homage though.

    G1 Skids is a bigger deal in Japan than here. He was very rare there until the TFC.
     
  19. artiepants

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    I'm thinkin' classics Ironhide redeco. the head mold is the close enough to work with a repaint...
     
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    Hope it is two full sized figures, or something entirely different from the first two, cause otherwise, these damn exclusives that are coming with Transformers Generations are sure going up in price in a hurry at the resellers.

    Mirage- $79
    Starscream- $89
    Skids- $139

    There has to be something more to this set.
     

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