Universe Galvatron

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Heat Blast, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. Heat Blast

    Heat Blast Laserbeak's Stunt Double

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    Doesn't it have a cannon mode not mentioned in the instructions? Somewhere I heard about it not sure where... If so, pics would be nice! Thanks to all in advanced!
     
  2. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    IIRC There was a walking cannon/tank concept for a third mode that didnt pan out. You can still attempt one though.
     
  3. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    There are parts in there that work for the 3rd mode. I'll see if I can dig up the concept drawing that was posted awhile back. The actual toy doesnt pull it off exactly like the concept but you can get somewhat close to it.
     
  4. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    Well, it can be disassembled so easily that you can make all sorts of fanmodes with this fig (don't get me wrong, I'm one of the few guys who really like Uni. Galvatron, with all his shortcomings) I think the botched extra mode had something to do with the weird "legs" that can be popped up from the parts that make up his backpach in robot mode (i like to make them point up in robot mode, makes him look extra cool)
     
  5. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    Yeh I like him too.
     
  6. ExVeeBrawn

    ExVeeBrawn Three dollar Nazi

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    This is how I did it so as to have a compromise between stability and form.
    [​IMG]

    Later him and Darkmount can have a "cannon mode"-off.
     
  7. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    Hey, that's not bad. I'll have to try that. It doesn't look good with all four "feet" down, IMO.

    And by the by, Darkmount looks more like mobile artillery than a tank, to my eyes.
     
  8. ExVeeBrawn

    ExVeeBrawn Three dollar Nazi

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    Yeah, I know. But the toy also has a fixed cannon mode. It's on display at Botcon, turned up in a few pictures. Oh, and it may not show clearly in my photo, but I pulled the treads away from the body to increase the footprint.
     
  9. harrismonkey

    harrismonkey Well-Known Member

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    I like him.

    One of the best sculpts of the universe or classics line. If they would have done him larger and really pulled out all the stops, he could have been amazing.
     
  10. Omega Jolt

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    I always liked the third mode for Universe Galvatron (despite how fiddly it ended up making the toy). It's like the little brother of the Shagohod from MGS3.
     
  11. Sy-Rein

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    Found that pic, it was posted awhile back in some sketches that were released.

    [​IMG]

    (for those that havent seen it)
     
  12. XxsnipersnakexX

    XxsnipersnakexX the G1 prick

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    sorry, I just bought this guy and find this amazing
     
  13. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Allegedly the third mode was punted when this was scaled down from a Voyager because of 'Too many Decepticon tanks'.


    This was soon followed afterwards by more Decepticon Tanks.
     
  14. Sean Prime

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    I like this mold would have been better as a voyager tho
     
  15. sh002

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    I need a Voyager sized Galvatron.
     
  16. QmTablit

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    Toy is still fully capable of becoming that third mode. Hasbro just decided not to advertise it.
     
  17. Prime Noble

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    There is a Voyager size KO. I bought it for a friend.
     
  18. Soundwinder

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    ... what Decepticons tanks?

    I kept hearing this, but it never made any sense to me.

    The reason they keep reusing Bludgeon for... anyone, is because they haven't released a Decepticon tank in...a long time. Or does Dropshot and... shelfwarmerer repaint count? Other than that... Blitzwing?
     
  19. CyclonuS_ZerO

    CyclonuS_ZerO Uni-con

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  20. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    But that's exactly it... they didn't have too many tanks at that point. The ones there were too many of were those damn Dropshot (or whatever his og name was) repaints. Weren't there like 3 repaints of that dude in Universe alone?
     

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