Universe Octane

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by DecepticusPrime, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

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    aka Tankorr. So I was messing with him in truck mode the other day and noticed that the guns placed in the front holes(on the truck cab) make pretty good smokestacks. Was this an intentional feature?
     
  2. Firebird00

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    I don't know if it was intentional or not, But I use them as smokestacks too.

    I thought a transport truck with guns on its cargo area looked silly.
     
  3. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

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    I used to always put them on the front and face them foward....dont remember what possessed me to move em 90 degrees
     
  4. Foster

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    I think it gives him a nice Powermaster Prime look.
     
  5. starscream-99

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    They look really good as smokestacks. Don't know if it was intentional though.
     
  6. Foster

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    I'm of the mind it was intentional. Makes the truck mode look more realistic and less bricky. Frankly, the mode needs all the help it can get.
     
  7. caecae22

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    i use em as smokestacks
     
  8. Cast

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    Honestly I think its a mistake in the instructions to put on the back, i mean what else are the holes in front of his truck mode for?
     
  9. Sol Fury

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    I've always put the guns on as smokestacks. Honestly I thought that was the better place for them.
     
  10. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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  11. Opticron Primal

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    Here:

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    I don't think they're meant to be smokestacks. The truck that Octane is based on doesn't have them.

    For once it seems, Hasbro's stock photo team got something right.
     
  13. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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  14. Opticron Primal

    Opticron Primal Comin' up OOOs!

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    Wow.......


    That's actually turned out f**king hilarious.
     
  15. Smokescreen38

    Smokescreen38 Fight fire with smoke!

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    Good call. It looks so good that I think it must be intentional...even if the actual truck that the figure is based on doesn't have them.
     
  16. iTeruri

    iTeruri Bulkhead is the best

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    But the truck doesn't have two guns sticking out of the back either. I use them as smokestacks, it looks the best.
     
  17. TornadoQuakeX

    TornadoQuakeX Decepti-Creep

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    Wow, I never would have thought to do that. Thougt it was funny that there were two positions for the guns in truck mode. This should go in the thread "Post some features of TFs that nobody knew."
     
  18. Lunar Archivist

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    Uh...not to question your sources or call you a liar, but I don't see more than a superficial resemblance between Tankor's fuel carrier mode and the HEMTT M978. And, even then, definitely not in the cab section. :( 

    In any case, hilarious image links aside, as per Razorclaw's request, see attached photos for pics. :) 
     

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  19. thenatureboywoo

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    Cool...Tankor now has three cool modes now!
     
  20. alfred p. sloan

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    So is public opinion changing on Octane? When he came out he was pretty well disliked. Now it seems people are learning to love him. Am I wrong?
     

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