DOTM Ratchet repaint?

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

  1. clonemanager

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    If this mold is really being re-used for an official DotM product, then it is the most unfortunate event to small retailers and fans who 'd complain why these pieces of Sh_t clogging the shelf of their local retail stores...
     
  2. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    Whatever it is, it looks like absolute shit.
     
  3. tide

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    blech, not this mold again. i thought hasbro would've learned by now that voyager ratchet shelfwarms no matter what new paint apps they give him.
     
  4. KnightHawkke

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    One word, 4 letters, first letter is D last letter is P.
    _ER_:lol 

    that's gotta be some kinda prank or mistake.

    Yeap, get ready for another long year of epic shelf/peg clogging.
     
  5. tf7

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    Still creepy. :rock  It's like child porn. I'm 15, and I'm creeped out. :lol 


    Anyways. For all you people saying it's a custom, it probably isn't. Hasbro has proven to us many times over that they release shelfwarmers just to use up the remaining leftover paint. I'm definitely not picking this mold up. Was hoping for a new mold. Still waiting...
     
  6. WarConvoy

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    I'm getting tired of seeing this crummy mold being repainted over and over again. I would not buy this figure even if it was painted in 24 karat gold!
     
  7. closetrat

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    Where's my Like button?
     
  8. Ravenxl7

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    Honestly, I still think this is a ko rather than an official release. There's just too many un-Hasbro-ish things about it. The only way I could see this being a real Hasbro figure, is if it's some sort of store exclusive and/or a part of a multi-pack. If it was a normal, main-line figure, it would have been retooled to allow for the Mectech gimmick, which all DotM main-line Deluxe's, Voyager's, and Leader's will have.
     
  9. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    to my mind there's simply too many Hasbro-ish things about it. Basically everything that is wrong with it is typical of the kind of stuff Hasbro get wrong. They'll probably put it in a store-exclusive two-pack with something we actually want.

    Don't forget, this was a legit Hasbro product:

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  10. megatroptimus

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    Completely different context. They're launching a new line, not ending it.
     
  11. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    How so? Go back and take a look at the line up for ROTF wave 1 voyagers.

    I'm not saying this will be in the main line at retail everywhere, but really nothing surprises. It could be a KO, we'll just have to wait and see. But I can't honestly look at this and say, no it's simply too awful - Hasbro would never sink to such a low. It's hard to say what is a depth to which Hasbro would never sink.
     
  12. General Magnus

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    Well on one side they give us awesome toys and then awful repaints. So, I guess they stay in the same hole. Not up or down. :p 

    But Chinese Cops Barry is cool.
     
  13. Bumblethumper

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    Oh lordy. I'm so NOT buying that!

    I'm starting to think that all the Ratchet repaints are pretty much some kind of inside joke by now.
     
  15. shroobmaster

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    Oh lordy. I'm so NOT buying that!

    I'm starting to think that all the Ratchet repaints are pretty much some kind of inside joke by now.
     
  16. Bumblethumper

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    yeah, I could see that happening down at Hasbro HQ "lets try and get some nerdrage going".

    It might be a bit costly for just joking around if they don't sell. Having said that, the last repaint of this mold didn't seem to have much trouble selling.
     
  17. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    Hopefully he at least has some remolded robot mode parts. The mold isn't really that bad, but at this point I'd say he's earned a new head at least.
     
  18. shroobmaster

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    And what about the Deluxe Ratchet? That listing said DELUXE Ratchet!

    Unless it'll be a Jap only release and USA will get a voyager repaint instead.
     
  19. Ravenxl7

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    We've seen the bot-mode, and there doesn't appear to be any retooling at all.

    Assuming this is an actual Hasbro release, I think it'll be a store exclusive, or in some sort of multi-pack. Still, until we see proof that it is a real release, I still say it's more than likely a ko.
     
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