Non-radio modes for... BLASTER!

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  1. BattleGurijiba

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    Weren’t expecting Blaster to get one of these! (Or you were since a thread like this being on the front page of General Discussion is almost guaranteed.) Anyway, my pick would be a second generation Land Rover Discovery. Shin detailing and chest window are right there (as the front quarter panels and trunk) already.
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  2. Rewind Eject

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    Something like this:
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    A few years back I had compiled a list of my ideas for modern alt modes of G1 characters, and looking at my spreadsheet, I had assigned Blaster to a Ford Flex EB. That's undersized compared to my choice for Soundwave, which is a military communications transporter van. Reconsidering it, I might instead go with a modern MB Gelandewagen. That's still not very big, but it's cooler and more capable.

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    Whatever alt-mode Soundwave gets lol.
    I mean, basically it's the same discussion. Though Blaster's name is derived from "ghetto blaster" which was another slang term for boom box, so whatever alt mode he gets it has to be loud.
    But with a name like Blaster, if Hasbro were to ever do another collaboration, maybe they should contact Fender or Marshall and have Blaster transform into a guitar amplifier and the "cassettes" are guitars.
     
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    My Blaster is the Marvel version. Due to events of the war, Blaster in Marvel had become an excellent fighter. Not because of his mass or his physical strength, but by his agility. He himself became a hard target, while with his electroscrambler he disrupted the functioning of his opponents, making him even more difficult to hit.

    Thus to me, a bulky altmode doesn't fit Blaster. It should be something lean and mean, an altmode with speed and agility. Thus a sportscar.

    For the movie RotF, there was going to be a repaint of Soundwave into Blaster that never happened. However, that altmode is along the lines of what I want for Blaster (but without the movie look for the robot):

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  9. Pravus Prime

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    TV News Van.

    The Electro-scrambler rifle can be made from the news camera on top, full size vehicle to preserve a larger presence robot mode, and mobility and the right amount of attention and broadcasting power that Blaster should have. Plus you can have "tape" storage in the back.
     
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    A satellite, or a surveillance van, or a Predator drone. Copying Soundwave's alternate modes, yes, but still as his counterpart an espionage-related alternate mode is suitable for Blaster.

    The "Blaster" in his name could refer to him blasting things with sonics or normal blaster tech.
     
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    I will take inspiration from Armada Overload and have Blaster be the trailer and satellite dish of this:

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    And have his cassettes be separate robots that combine into a single vehicle mode, that being the truck that tows this trailer.

    Alternatively, have Blaster be the truck and trailer, but have his cassettes combine into different parts of the dish.
     
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    Kia Soul.
     
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    Or any mini MPV, really. I know he's a Toyota bB/Scion xB in Binaltech, so there's that at least. Better fit for Blaster than Soundwave imo.
     
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    A tank that shoots sonic blasts
     
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    A band's van full of speakers and neat rock-inspired paintjob
     
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    Plot twist:this time around have him be a modulator which turns into a radio station. Then have soundwave turn into a niche outdated media shop for hipsters where everything is overpriced(also being in a modulator form like blaster). Their cassettes would still have their cassette modes for reasons (blaster hasn't caught up with the 2020's -or even the mid to late 2010's- and soundwave is disguised as a niche outdated media shop for hipsters)

    Just my thoughts on the matter
     
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    That's actually not bad.

    I recall there was a toy of Blaster as a Titan which turned him into a concert stage.

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    The Ford Flex is one I've constantly thought about Blaster turning into.
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    I've also thought about Blaster being a Brainmaster, or something similar to it that is. The bare bones of the idea is Blaster as a smaller robot that turns into a radio, but can insert himself into a larger transtector that turns into a Ford Flex. That way, he can both a radio and a Ford Flex, and as the radio, he doesn't have to do any insane size shifting.

    Those thoughts have also branched out to Soundwave, so that way he could at some point turn into his signature cassette player, minus the size shifting.
     
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  19. WishfulThinking

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    A gun that fires transforming discs. Basically, WfC Blaster but in gun form.

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