Unreleased Groove auction has begun!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Dragonclaw, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. Dragonclaw

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  2. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    Look at those colors! No wonder it wasn't released.
     
  3. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    The card art is interesting though. Like he was supposed to be red instead of orange. Actually if they had swapped out all hints of orange the G2 Defensor wouldn't look half bad :)  a red Groove would have been pretty cool IMHO.
     
  4. DrGrim

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    Most G2 had ugly colors. And for 504.99 I could buy the entire G1 Protectobot set AND G1 Stunticon set and have a few hundred left over.
     
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    I agree but these auctions are more about the rarity (collectable nature) of the toy, rather than about the toy itself. It is most likely these toys will never see the outside of a package.

    I like watching these auctions just to see how much someone is willing to pay. The first one suprised me how high it went.
     
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    After seeing these auctions prices so high, maybe Takara/Tomy will fix those supposed damaged molds and reissue them. I can see an E-hobby G2 color scheme. :D 
     
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    good grief

    i dont even wanna KNOW what kinda stuff they were smoking when they were comin up with them G2 color schemes
     
  8. Nerd Bomber

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    I hope it goes just as high.
     
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    Oh lord, it's going to end at $3000 for a small pile of hardened orange goo.
     
  10. Dragonclaw

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    Me too...I'd hate to have to part with that kind of scarcity in my collection. I like Jon & Karl and really hope they get absolute top dollar for their sets :) 
     
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    I do, if only because I'd like to try some.
     
  12. Napjr

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    there is at least one set loose, i remember seeing pics years ago, for both teams
     
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    I still don't see why the G2 dislike. Especially if the final Groove was supposed to be red like the card art. Remove the orange from Groove and Hot Spot and I think G2 Defensor would look pretty sharp :)  As for the Stunticons...the only one whose color I didn't care for is Breakdown...and we actually got him released :) 
     
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    Interestingly no mention of G2 Bruticus...whose various 'camoflauge' choices would stand out even in a Salvatore Dali painting of Timothy Leary's mind. :p 
     
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    In this case I was mentioning the unreleased pieces specifically :)  I think that, like Universe, G2 started off with colors that were more than iffy...but really picked up and wasn't nearly as bad as the rap the overall line gets because of the early examples. Every line has it's less than stellar color choices, but G2 seems to get a much worse rap than any other line this side of GoBots. Yes it had turkeys like the Dinobot colors and Bruticus (Though he's no worse than Battlegaia with the blue Onslaught)...but it also had Devastator :)  Now I have yet to see any construction vehicle in that weird green, that we now get as a recolor of any construction vehicle in the line, but I've seen plenty in yellow and in orange. The original molds for G2 are still some of my favorites and I think the recolors that were starting to materialize were not nearly the garbage thay get a reputation for.
     
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    Does anyone know how much the First Aid G2 auction eventually went for?
     
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    $3050 IIRC.

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    The goggles.....they do nothing.....
     
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    Absolutely horrid colors. Just, wow.
     

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