Transformers tech deck dudes

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Darkhawk79, Feb 6, 2008.

  1. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    Can anyone tell me which tech deck dudes have transformers type paint jobs and names. I already know of Manga and Mort.....but i remember their being a devastator, optimus and rodimus prime one as well. Thanks for all the help in advance
     
  2. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    I've just had a quick scan on the website, and while I didn't go through the whole lot, I did come across Minga (who looks a bit black Prime-ish).
     
  3. Brawlastator

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    Mort looks kinda like Megatron.
     
  4. Feralstorm

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    For what I've heard and/or seen, there's Minga (Prime-esque), Manga (mayyybe Magnus), and Mort (Megatron-like)

    Maybe more, I don't know.
     
  5. Darkhawk79

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    I've seen the Mort as megatron and yes manga can be repainted as magnus....i found him the other day. I'll have to look in to the minga mold


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  6. revlimiter

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    There are 3 molds and FIVE characters as far as I know.

    Prime: the original paint of Manga (or minga, I always confuse these)
    Devastator: same mold as Prime, named either Manga or Minga, whichever Prime wasn't named.

    Ultra Magnus: new mold, has no weapon, and is apparently also named Manga as pictured above.
    Hot Rod: same mold as Magnus, and I think the same name. I've only seen him in a 5 pack, never individually.

    Megatron: named Mort. A new mold and comes with a little guy who looks a lot like Ratbat. He has a HUGE cap M on his forehead.

    As I said, that's all I know of. There may be a Megs repaint by now.
     
  7. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    Just thought I'd give an update on these with pics for each mold and repaint for anyone who's collecting them like me.

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    Manga [original] Some similarities to Prime; color scheme reminds me of RiD Prime.
    http://www.techdeckdudes.com/masterbios/5940E.htm

    Minga [original] Closer mold similarities with Prime, but the color scheme seems more Nemesis Prime-esque
    http://www.techdeckdudes.com/masterbios/6350C.htm

    Mort [original] clearly an homage to Megatron
    http://www.techdeckdudes.com/masterbios/6330A.htm
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/atamaii/1623867806/

    Repaints:

    Manga: Devastator homage
    http://i18.ebayimg.com/04/i/000/da/86/e779_1.JPG

    Minga: G1 Optimus Prime homage
    http://www.i-mockery.com/blabber/pics/transformers-minga.jpg
    - according to my research, this is THE most wanted Tech Deck Dude from the entire series. One ebay seller's trying to sell it for $75.

    Minga: Hot Rod/Rodimus homage
    http://www.atamaii.com/skate-crew-b.html

    Manga: Ultra Magnus homage
    http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.com/I/dragonballzcentral_1999_561197255

    And for anyone shopping for these on ebay, beware of seller "actionfigurelair-store". This dealer's the one trying to sell the G1 Prime for $75, and is describing the Ultra Magnus, Megatron, and Rodimus repaints as "rare" and selling them for $14 a pop when in fact you can get them for $3.99 at TRU and Target. And Minga/Rodimus is in a 3-pack for $9.99 at TRU.

    Also, beware of sloppy paint aps. I inspected 3 different Mort/Megatron and 4 different Manga/Magnus before I was finally satisfied with the paint aps.
     
  8. Blitzwing256

    Blitzwing256 Triple changer

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    Thanks for the info on these! I had read about them awile ago but wasn't sure what i should be looking for. I checked out our toy department and we had mort hanging on the shelf, he and dispensor shall be added to my minature shelf.
     
  9. MegaHavok

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    I have gi minga and mort
    anybody have the bios for these other guys
     

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