Gen Thundercracker in package & bio

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by ORIO, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Viper08

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    Maybe some of us that "didnt make the effort" were not collecting back in 06 when they were shelfwarming everywhere; just saying
    I for one wouldn't mind a re-release of Skywarp and Ramjet since i missed them the first time around.
     
  2. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    This comment makes no sense...seeing as how Hasbro does it all the time, and
    it has never been an exclusive thing to the movie lines.

    Also some of those Classics as well as even current lines have been hard to
    find in stores due to poor clearance of earlier lines (Wal-Mart still has ROTF
    figures not on clearance), and to say that someone just CHOSE not to get
    them is asinine, I for one only saw Universe Inferno once in a store the day I
    bought him, never again, and MISSED Cosmos & Warpath.

    Even online some were sold out, and I refuse to pay more than $10 over retail
    for a figure that is supposedly still out, and for Legends to go for $30 a piece,
    for me was never going to happen for a $5 toy. I am glad I missed Warpath
    since his deluxe is coming out, maybe Cosmos will follow.

    Classics Bumblebee is on his 3rd recoloring in RTS, Classics Starscream on his
    second in Universe, Universe Cyclonus & Classics Rodimus on their second retail
    outings as well in RTS, as well as Galvatron was supposed to be.

    I for one am glad to see TC, and would love to see a less "Classics" theme on
    Skywarp, Ramjet I can live with as is, but Smokescreen, Ironhide and Ratchet
    to me should get a better more toon themed paint in a later line than what we
    originally had been stuck with.
     
  3. madhatprime

    madhatprime Call me: Ghostprime

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    I would love a reissue of Skywarp...I do have the current one, but another would be nice...mine is missing his null rays....=P
     
  4. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    I love the Henkei Smokescreen, Ironhide and Ratchet. The Hasbro versions of all three were screwed up badly.
     
  5. einis

    einis Want some candy?

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    looks awesome
     
  6. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    I really don't remember Classics Starscream shelfwarming at all. I do remember seeing a lot of Ramjet and the Skywarp 2-pack. I also reemember Mirage being somewhat of the hard to find one after a while. I bought Three Ramjets duing his release and 2 SS's and 3 Mirages. I still have two Ramjets sealed somewhere.
     
  7. SideswipePrime

    SideswipePrime Reply Dump Extraordinaire

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    cool! ive gotta buy 2 so i can repaint one as skywarp
     
  8. Jericho

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    Really? Hmm I might have to say bye-bye to my mib one. How's the Classics release fairing out in ebay land?
     
  9. Anguirus

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    ^ I picked up Universe Starscream for $10 on EBay, loose but fine condition. What the heck has changed since late 2009? (He was already long off shelves.)
     
  10. Thundercracker

    Thundercracker Contemptuous

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    Gonna have to buy two of those bad boys. One to keep MISB and one to display.
     
  11. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot TFW2005 Supporter

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    I personaly would like to se a reissue of Ramjet and skywarp before the mould is retierd. I was foolish enought to miss out on Ramjet and I sold my Skywarp. OK so i'm a moron....but TC will be mine.
     
  12. Superquad7

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    Thundercracker looks so nice! Despite having the Henkei version, I'm really excited about this!

    Henkei TC will become Harold :) 
     
  13. Cheem The Rup

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  14. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Nobody defeats the DEVASTATOR!

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    wow you already have Gen TC?
     
  15. wildfly

    wildfly Fermenting pork tube.

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    I'm not sure they're actually Cheem's photos?


    And Skywarp, Ramjet, Starscream.

    None of them are that rare or expensive.
     
  16. Cheem The Rup

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    oh yes you know me :D 

    Anyway in a month or two I'll be able to do some photos very similar to these :D  Just remain to grab some missing seekers like Skywarp (I think I'll take a CHMS replica), Acid Rain, Thundercracker Gen is near to be out and I'm just waiting that arrives a Classic Ramjet :) 

    edit: anyway man, Classic Skywarp now won't be rare but it's enough expensive as I see around... ok that, if misb, it's with a valuable piece like Classic Ultra Magnus but I can't find one for cheap right now :( 
     
  17. transtrekkie

    transtrekkie On the level.

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    I understand that, but having to preface every thread with that certainly indicates how unfriendly this place can be to a casual user that isn't here posting every day. I know I've started threads sometimes to discuss things that have been discussed before when I wasn't around for them and wound up getting pounced on for duplicate threading. I've seen it happen a lot to others as well and it's not usually mods that are doing it.

    Wow, that was a bit more of a rant than I intended.

    As for availability, Starscream never shelfwarmed around here in either version and I've to this day NEVER seen the Skywarp/Magnus pack, Cosmos, Warpath, or Wheelie. Or even the legends Bumblebee that was supposedly out at the time. Distribution isn't the same everywhere so just because it's shelfwarming in one area doesn't mean that it is in another. MPs are another example of this, Starscream got epically scalped in my area (one Wal-Mart employee told me that there was a lady with a box cutter helping employees open the boxes and buying the case on the spot). Skywarp never showed up either. It was by luck that I found Grimlock.

    Transtrekkie
    /rants.
     
  18. cooldeal99

    cooldeal99 my hero is me

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    thundercracker looks nice and i cant wait for my pre order to come in at bbts.i cant speak for anyone else but its near impossible to find any new generations/rts in my area so unless i can get an order in online somewhere i'll miss out on figures like i did with ramjet but i was able to find a skywarp for 25 bucks on ebay...and i would also like a sunstorm before retiring the mold
     
  19. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    Too much red for my tastes. I think I'll paint the waist stripes blue and shoulder stripes silver.
     
  20. Lumpy

    Lumpy Taylor Swift Action Master Super Mod

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    i'm tempted to unload Botcon Thundercracker, because i like Generations more... but Botcon Thrust is far too great to replace with Generations, and i'll never sell any of my Dirge's... even though Generations is FAR better. just can't decide if i should break up the box set or not... i really don't plan on selling it... but i'll see.