Ever notice there are no TF buses?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by mrgalvaprime, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. mrgalvaprime

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    I mean there have been TF's of everything else for gods sake why not buses?
    Post other alt modes that Transformers should be able to Transform into but never had.
     
  2. wildfly

    wildfly Fermenting pork tube.

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    There was a third party company (European, i think?) that produced, or was going to produce, a Bus TF.


    I also have this random memory that there was a Machine Robo bus which never made it to the Gobots line. But i may be wrong.
     
  3. IceMagnus

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    Perhaps they don't want to scare the little kids. lol
     
  4. WTDylio

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    Bendy-bus prime would like to have a word with you
    Bendy-Bus Prime - Transformers Wiki I don't know what his weapons are, I assume he throws oyster cards at you and drives in a horrifically dangerous way around corners whilst chasing after decepticon taxis
    And don't forget Busby! (I really wish I was making that up...)
    Busby - Transformers Wiki
     
  5. mrgalvaprime

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    I meant appearing in any official fiction or toys
     
  6. prime roller

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  7. Aernaroth

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    There was a transforming bus robot in some japanese knockoff line or another, its head looked like ironhide's, but I'm at a complete loss for the name.
     
  8. Rexidus

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    Probably because bus toys don't sell as well as sports cars, truck, and military vehicles.

    I've also noticed a lack of UPS style trucks as well.
     
  9. Autobot Burnout

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    Sadly, I suspect this is the case

    Well, there was ROTF Rollbar and his repaint Wideload (the latter having "Energon eXpress" as part of his deco).
     
  10. Murasame

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    I believe there was a german university whose students made a transforming bus you could buy.
     
  11. turboedguy

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    What about Bumblebus?:D 
     
  12. Bumblethumper

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    ^I like it.

    Also:

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  13. Autobus Prime

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    tg:

    That is awesome! Did you make it?
     
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    I think maybe Hasbro thinks kids wouldn't want to play with buses. Only big trucks and sports cars. Hell, before the movies, there were very few alt modes with four doors
     
  15. ABrown

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    Yeah, I agree. If I were a kid, I'd much rather have a figure like Hot Rod or Sideswipe than a bus.

    ^Then again, that's pretty frickin cool right there.
     
  16. Bumblethumper

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    If there's a market for toy buses, I don't see why there wouldn't be a market for transforming toy buses.

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  17. Rexidus

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    Notice the child in that picture is in his 60's (at least).
     
  18. Autobus Prime

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    *runs over Hot Rod and Sideswipe*

    Ohh, look, the poor little beep-beep sports cars had an itty bitty accident.
    What a shame, what a shame.

    *picks fiberglass out of tires* :) 
     
  19. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Hey i said we'd never get a toaster. Now we have Ejector.

    Their is still hope. Bayformers should have gave us a bus.
     
  20. turboedguy

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    Thanks guys, it's a custom I made from a Takara Choro-Q (penny racer) Bus. If you wanted to give it a go, I made a tutorial in the Radicons section. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/tutorials-how-tos/319829-takara-choro-q-minibot-reshell.html