Why can't hasbro re-release the classics voyager megatron mold?

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  1. badbot98

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    I would have to say it's because of the alt mode... BUT HIS ALT MODE A NERF GUN! And hasbro still makes NERF guns!
     
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    Because they too focused on things like this:
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    I think maybe they could, but the colors would have to be even wackier than they were just a few years ago.
     
  4. Deathx360

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    I think that is about what they said but I found this Nerf Super Soaker that looks like Classic Megatron on HTS. There is a little more orange but not horribly outrageous like some other toy guns I've seen.

    Nerf at HasbroToyShop.com | NERF - SUPER SOAKER POINT BREAK Product Details
     
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    because guns are bad and lead to a life of crime apparently

    rip gun mode megatron
     
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    They can't use the mold any more because the laws for toy guns have gotten stricter since it's first release. They specifically said that they can't use the mold again. Not even in the wackiest color scheme they could come-up with. Though considering what they release within the NERF toy-line, and what other toy companies get away with, I think it's the TF team either being paranoid, or looking for a reason to say they can't use the mold rather than them just saying they don't want to use it again.

    No matter what, it's not getting used again, and there's really nothing we can do about it. It's not that good of a mold anyways, so I don't really care if it's ever used again.
     
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    It's an outstanding mold and the United version is beautiful and fits in perfectly with Classics. It's too bad we can't get a proper coloring here.
     
  8. Kuma Style

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    Buy the United version.
     
  9. Snaptrap

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    I want this in Voyager scale:

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    I'm with this guy. Sorry folks, 90's child, Megs will always be a tank to me.
     
  11. skiss

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    That's so weird. I was born in 88 so I'm pretty much a 90s guy as well but megatron is still a gun to me. We lived in a small town so the only way for me to watch transformers would be to rent old g1 VHS's until beastwars started.
     
  12. Hot Shot.

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    This.
     
  13. iron maniac

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    Is the Classics version that rare now? I have the Henkei version as well and am very satisfied with it.
     
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    I have a MISB Classics Megatron available for $30 + shipping :) 
     
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    Well for me, Megatron is both of those, as well as a big purple dinosour. :) 
     
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    I wouldn't mind a new tank Megatron, and while we're at it a reissue of Voyager Prime would be nice!
     
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    Indeed. Gimme it now. :) 
     
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    I think the good way to re introduce MEgatron in the CHUG universe would be to make him like either a G2 type tank,a TFA inspired helicopter mode,or a stealth bomber like he is in the IDW ongoing series. I still think a gun for his alt mode is stupid, sorry people! (Avoids tomatoes thown at me.)
     
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    Yeah, I'm a child of G1, think that G1 is the best generation, blah blah blah... but I too have always thought Megatron being a pistol was ridiculous. The ground work of Megatron being a tank has been laid out for years, so hopefully Hasbro will finally just pull the trigger and make it an 'official' thing. Use the G2 model for inspiration but keep him G1 silver & black. Simple.

    I must have missed the news about Hasbro being unable to even release that embarrassing neon colored POS Classics Nerf-former anymore, but I'm glad to hear it. If that's what it takes to finally give Megatron a more practical alt mode, so be it.
     
  20. Ratchets Hatch

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    So, Nerf guns are legal, but Nerf guns that turn into robots are not? Yeah, that's totally logical.
     

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