Ever wonder why there aren't more fire truck guys?

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  1. slochmoeller

    slochmoeller Well-Known Member

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    I mean, fire trucks are one of the most beloved vehicle toys, you'd think there'd be more of them in Transformers. I know there's Inferno and Hot Spot and fire convoy are the heavy hitters, but that's about it. And even then the toys tend to be smaller or slim or limited somehow.

    I guess what I really want is this:
    https://www.amazon.com/Tonka-06735-...ew-20&linkId=a0fad1b1e491409497836aa9d3b98d4d

    As a Transformer. Preferably Optimus Prime.
     
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    I...I don't have any of them...

    There's Inferno, Hot Spot and Heatwave.
     
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    Bring on TR Hosehead!!!!
     
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    kmopotato spends too much on this shit

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    I'm all for firetrucks, but I'd also like more trains, submarines, and buses.
     
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    ^ Agreed, firetrucks are great and all, but there are ,any other vehicles that aren't used nearly as often as cars, trucks, copters and jets.
     
  7. Sunstorm9119

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    Still here waiting for a Transformers School Bus.....
     
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    Does this count?

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    It doesn't have a robot mode, but it does transform. :p 
     
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  9. slochmoeller

    slochmoeller Well-Known Member

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    I always had an itch to see a "Bumblebee Prime" as a Volkswagen Microbus
     
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    There's Pyro or whatever his name is. DOTM Sentinel. Smolder is fun to have around. Cybertron OP (a stretchy one). Lots of little ones, as you say. The thing is, emergency vehicles are as uniform as the uniforms, a bunch of different looking ones makes everything look catastrophic and is detrimental to 'the disguise aspect'!
     
  11. MrSoundmeister

    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    I don't know. I'm more wondering why there aren't more Taxi Transformers.
     
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    Does this count?
     

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    MrSoundmeister Bang,Bang Boom!

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    I guess, though, I think Overcharge also counts as one... So, that's basically two. Still, i'd would love to see a Taxi-themed Figure that use the CW Prowl/Smokescreen version of the Streetwise mold.
     
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    Haha, I actually was going to post this very comment then I saw yours.
     
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    The firefighter in me is covered pretty well as far as Transformers go, sadly my School Bus driving side may never be satisfied.... Of course there was a chinese KO school bus/robot thing a while back...
     
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    Waiting patiently for this
     
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    Optibus Prime?
     
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  19. Starscream Gaga

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    Heatwave is basically the face of Rescue Bots, with a ton of merchandise and toys and even appearances outside of a rescue Bots that appeal to kids, like Angry Birds Transformers. Honestly I think he's making up for any previously perceived lack of fire trucks.
     
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    Inferno, Hot Spot, Artfire, Hosehead, Red Hot, G2 Spark, RiD Prime, Cybertron Prime, DotM Sentinel Prime. Pyra Magna...

    I don't know, seems like they get a decent representation throughout the years.
     
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