DOTM Ratchet repaint?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by ultraq, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. jru42287

    jru42287 Ass Möde is a way of life.

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    Wow, seriously? My local Walmart STILL has the Desert Tracker Ratchet sitting on the shelf. lol


    And for the love of God, why has every other movie transformer gotten a new mold in the right class size except for Ratchet?
     
  2. Bass X0

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    The only thing that would replace this toy is another repaint.

    The repaints are additions to the number of new molds they plan to produce; not released instead of new molds.
     
  3. tfmad2010

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    Ok so let's see what there is:

    1)Regular Movie 1 Ratchet.
    2)Rescue Ratchet.
    3)Premium Ratchet.
    4)Desert Tracker Ratchet.
    5)Night Ops Ratchet.

    So this would be the 6th use of this mold.
     
  4. Takeout

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    Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.
     
  5. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Don't know if it's official or not, but certainly believable to me that they'd go this route, Mechtech or not.
     
  6. FanimusMaximus

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    This mold is dead to me.
     
  7. Jolt Customs

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    They are probably just going to say that the claw/roof rack is Mechtech :p 
     
  8. Cyber-Scream

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    Why couldn't he be all white? Yellow and white is just, eh.
     
  9. Bass X0

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    There has already been an all white version - Rescue Ratchet. This version resembles the repaint the real life vehicle got for use in the movie.
     
  10. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    No more Voyager Ratchet .....what is this like the 5th release of the mold over a 4 year period.


    Use the frikin' Deluxe version next time Hasbro, I still don't have that mold.
     
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    three movies ,same mold? man that kind of sucks. i was kinda hoping we get a new voyager ratchet mold.
     
  12. Murasame

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    That's one ugly robot/vehicle in every way it could be...
     
  13. ORIO

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    :lol  this.
     
  14. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Just throwing this out thee, but some people customize figures to fit in the shelves.. And singer people are so evil that they would customize a figure to sell it as an authentic piece.. I'm going with the idea that this is a bad custom..
     
  15. Surge

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    That's why I got the deluxe movie Ratchet, which looks far better IMO.
     
  16. Cosbydaf

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    Hasbro just won't give old Refrigerator Legs a break will they?

    So I guess this is the 6th repaint of this mold now.
     
  17. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Honestly, I thought it was bad enough that they dumped a repaint of this mold in HFTD, but this is taking the piss.

    And I always liked the mold.
     
  18. Rotorstorm

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    Oh god not again.

    Gentlemen, I believe we can safely identify the first shelf warmer for the DOTM line.

    (EDIT) Phew, I think we're safe, looking at it more closely you can tell that this is a kitbash, hasbro would have used silver rather than white and would have used decals on the rear saying fire rather than just the number.
     
  19. Optimus Prime

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    I'd say this is a custom; there is no reason for the "cyberglyphs" to be on that toy, and nobody is going to buy another slight repaint of the toy they got in 2007. It's outdated and doesn't fit in with the rest of the Mechtech line.
     
  20. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    There was no reason to paint Chinese characters and gold windows on ROTF Optimus, but that happened.

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    Honestly the glyphs and the white plastic seem a lot more like the sort of thing I could see Hasblo* doing than any customiser. Incidentally the only reason to use white plastic on the front of the hummer is to economise on silver paint, which has never been something any customiser was ever concerned about.

    * this would be one of the few cases where I feel it's appropriate to use that term.

    And I really have to ask... What kind of customiser does a shit custom... and then does the same shitty custom all over again:

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