who else was disappointed with universe tankor?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by luke4, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. luke4

    luke4 crocon

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2008
    Posts:
    636
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +0
    i bought universe tankor and i was pretty pissed after playing with him for a bit. the weapon thing that makes the bottom of the planes is just retarded like y cant the just make it transform with the rest of the toy. y does he hav props if the oringle toy has jet engines isnt that a down grade in technology? and y would u want to make the quad cannon?! what transformer has a QUAD CANNON??!!! its retarded. his oil truck mode doesnt really look like an oil truck to me. it looks like a millitary transport vehicle to me. and hes so small! in robot mode hes up to the waist of anitmated lock down.....

    who feels the same way..?
     
  2. red00wolf

    red00wolf insatiable collector

    Joined:
    May 7, 2006
    Posts:
    2,469
    Trophy Points:
    201
    Likes:
    +0
    lol
     
  3. Red Alert

    Red Alert Security

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2008
    Posts:
    8,558
    News Credits:
    26
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +26
    Tankor is a very good triplechanger or do you not remember g1.:lol 


    It ain't easy to pull off realistic modes in a toy,look at classics astrotrain for the example of crappy alt modes.
     
  4. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2002
    Posts:
    19,768
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +46
    it's a toy, it's not supposed to be realistic lol! what transformer has a quad cannon? TANKOR! lol of course :tongue: 
     
  5. GW_Freak

    GW_Freak Banned

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2007
    Posts:
    1,835
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    You're kidding right? he's pretty fantastic. Octane is the only G1 Triple Changer I own and this new version of him is way better.

    All 3 modes look decent to me, as opposed to Astrotrain who only looks good in Robot and Shuttle mode to me. (I am iffy on his dildo, er train mode.)
     
  6. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2004
    Posts:
    6,061
    Trophy Points:
    241
    Likes:
    +0
    Compaird to the G1 generation this guy is Golden.
     
  7. bhaalistik

    bhaalistik Shockwave's Love-child

    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2007
    Posts:
    413
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
    Yep, Tankor is pretty sweet as far as triple changers go...well worth the $$ IMO
     
  8. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2008
    Posts:
    7,925
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +0
  9. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James <b>The JUICE</b> TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    May 12, 2004
    Posts:
    7,785
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +1
    Sorry, I am very happy with it. for a triple changer the modes look good.
     
  10. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 18, 2007
    Posts:
    13,629
    News Credits:
    30
    Trophy Points:
    201
    Likes:
    +30
    I'm extremely disappointed with Tankor.

    I thought he would SUCK but he's too good!
     
  11. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2002
    Posts:
    19,768
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +46
    hey i'm just happy we got all three con triple changers, with them each still being triple changers, UNLIKE what happened to the autobot ones lol!
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    66,307
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +792
    It's quite the opposite here. I think Tankor's tanker mode is an absolute joke, but the 'bot mode and jet mode more than make up for it. Astrotrain is a train. He looks like a train. I actually think the use of a bullet train as opposed to a locomotive of today was a great idea. All three of his modes are winners to me. (even if the robot could use some thigh swivels)

    As far as being deluxes go, the triplechangers turned out decent. Still wish they were both Voyagers but that's just me liking Voyager sized 'cons. But yeah, Tankor, FTW.

    I hardly think the "dildo" comment was nessesary. In fact I find it quite rude.
     
  13. lars573

    lars573 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2007
    Posts:
    6,841
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +26
    Simple. G1 Octane was a civilian cargo jet and a civilian fuel tanker. Universe/Calssics Tankor is a military heavy lift aircraft, like a C-130 Hercules (which is prop driven), and a US military HEMTT. Now if you don't like his comb-leth and quad-cannon look. Ditch the comb-leth and have him use the guns in each hand.
     
  14. ThaConqueror

    ThaConqueror Rock! Robot Rock!

    Joined:
    Apr 28, 2006
    Posts:
    2,139
    Trophy Points:
    206
    Likes:
    +0
    Why have a quad cannon? So he can dish out 4 TIMES THE AMOUNT OF DEATH than a regular cannon!

    Duh.

    I don't actually own NotOctane, er Tankor, but he looks cool. Now if we could only get a Deluxe Sandstorm to go with him...

    Oh, and GW Freak? Kickass sig, there. I am so doing that when I get BA and Oil Slick.
     
  15. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    66,307
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    407
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +792
    :lol  QFT.
     
  16. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2002
    Posts:
    11,561
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Location:
    New Hampshire
    Likes:
    +22
    For Octane's Truck mode I think they were going for something like this:
    [​IMG]

    Although the HEMTT is a good choice as well:
    [​IMG]

    I do have to agree with the skid plate though. I would be nice to be able to put it on the back in bot mode.

    Overall I really like him. He's got a fun transformation and all three modes work well.
     
  17. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2008
    Posts:
    9,819
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    196
    Likes:
    +29
    My favorite figure of the line so far, and his melee blade makes a pretty decent comb lol.
     
  18. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2005
    Posts:
    12,896
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +33
    I am extremely disappointed in Octane.

    The bastard is impossible to find! :mad  I've been to two Wal-Marts that both had multiples of Prowl and Sunstreaker (four of each at one), but not a single Octane between them. Of the three wave 1 deluxes, this is the one I've been wanting the most, but I still can't find him.

    Very disappointing. :( 
     
  19. Sportimus

    Sportimus Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2008
    Posts:
    4,901
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +6
    I don't understand why some are so hard on Tankor. It is not easy making a triple changer, no matter what size they are because you are always going to have bits of kibble from the other mode. it's inevitable.

    Now with Tankor turning into a plane that has propellors is not necessarily a "downgrade" in technology. There are still a few modern turbo-prop planes out there that are still in use. Even big ones like Tankor is supposed to be. It would have been nice if he had jet engines though, as that would alleviate the problem with having his props drag on the floor between his wheels.

    His weapons are decent, IMO. His giant unfolding thing of doom is kind of quirky. I would rather have preferred to see that part be used for a better transformation somehow, but otherwise, I can live with it.

    At least he doesn't have giant tank treads staring at you like Animated Blitzwing does, and his alt modes are not as bad as Classics Astrotrain's bullet train mode. :)  It's an improvement, I think. Tankor's just got the usual triple changer symptoms. :) 
     
  20. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme supremest of unicrons

    Joined:
    Feb 29, 2008
    Posts:
    2,073
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +2
    You don't like the comb or quad laser? ok... so take off his wings, put the lasers there for a jet pack, fold up the comb and attach it to his arm, put one wing in his hand as a sword and put the other one inside the shield. TA DA!!!

    [​IMG]

    edit: actually the guns don't stay in the wing holes very well. Just peg them to his legs and point them down as rocket thrusters.
     

Share This Page