TRU Exclusive Scanning Series Robot Mode Pictorial

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  1. honkhet

    honkhet Well-Known Member

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    Hi, just thought i'd share with you guys some pictures of the TRU Exclusive Scanning Series in robot mode. As all of them are old molds, a full review isnt really warranted here.

    My few comments are:
    - was very surprised that they are actually... very awesome! they have a very good paint job and all look great together esp in vehicle mode
    - the translucent plastic gives a nice exclusive feel to them which i don't know how to explain....
    - with the exception of ironhide, all of them have the whole outer shell of their vehicle modes in translucent plastic. means that by removing all the paint, you can get fully translucent vehicle mode with non-translucent internal parts.
    - for bumblebee and ratchet, even their heads are translucent plastic, just painted over
    - sideswipe mold seems to be fixed, vehicle mode 'locks' together more solidly than ROTF sideswipe
    - bumblebee shoulder panels are actually pinned so they don't fall off anymore

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  2. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    I love how Ironhide's transparent parts hide most of his kibble. He's the best out of the bunch for me. Great pictures!
     
  3. PlanckEpoch

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    I agree. I like that mold too. I should probably get it before he becomes hard to get.
     
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    All I can see when I look at Ratchet is him playing guitar on stage after being transported into the past while his dad lets his mom walk away.....
     
  5. raindance

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    God I want that Bee. Thanks for the pics!
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  6. Sentinel

    Sentinel TF Museum Curator Moderator News Staff

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    Excellent pics. I can't wait to complete my collection with Bee and Ratchet.
     
  7. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    I might have to get that Ironhide so I can partswap with the HFTD version. That grey is a lot better looking then the horrible blue crap they used before.
     
  8. astrakhan

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    With the blue, Sideswipe looks like he's reformatting into his Wal-Mart Sidearm Sideswipe deco. That's pretty cool, actually. Since I gave my headless Sideswipe (the head went to Topspin) to a friend for a custom, I might pick this scanning one up, because I like the mold in general.
     
  9. influence82

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    I like how detailed the painted parts are. This is the semi- premium series.
     
  10. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Should have been entirely clear imo, with just a few paint apps to remember the original colors.
     
  11. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Prime: Oh God...
    Ratchet: What?
    Prime: Put some damn pants on...
    Ratchet: (looks down) What?
     
  12. honkhet

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    thanks for the comments bros...
    just finished with their alt modes too here they are:

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  13. Blot

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    Thanks for posting these! They all look really cool! (I have the Ironhide, and he is cool!)
     
  14. sicklysunstorm

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    Wow, I like all of these... may just have to pick them up
     
  15. Feralstorm

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    That Bumblebee's head sculpt gives the impression of "It looks like I'm vanishing ... I'm scared!" in robot mode. :) 
     
  16. Snake_eyes1975

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    Really good pics man. Tempted to try to rub off all the clear parts on one...might be neat to see what kind of effect I could get if I painted the interior of all the clear parts...
     
  17. artiepants

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    the deco's on these are really impressive: too bad i really don't like any of the molds.

    (those eyes on that Bumblebee head... the horror, the horror...)
     
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    Im lovin that Sideswipe.
     
  19. rohrerprime25

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    lovin that bee and hide maybe i should get those lol :) 
     
  20. PurdueAV2003

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    I love 'Bee's Alt mode, but those eyes are horrible. I really am impressed with that Ironhide, but I haven't seen one at our TRU, just SS.
     

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