Running change on Titans Return Chromedome??

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Jedi Kermit, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Johntimus Prime

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    There are those of us who don't like IDW or what it's done to our favorite characters, and thus prefer their original looks. I may have the Hasbro Chromedome, but I got the LG one just for the new head.

    It's a welcome change if you aren't a big IDW fan, and certainly a bit...unexpected? Then again, Hasbro is releasing the Ginrai retool of PMOP in the US, so...who knows?
     
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  2. MartyFeeb

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    Hasbro should have just included TWO heads, so we could choose. What's the harm? (other than foregoing the double sale where they make us buy two semi-identical bodies).

    I kind of wish I had this option before purchasing the Takara version. The point, to me, is saving $20+ on an import that's almost identical to the domestic release (save this cool head!).

    Wow... so now I have to pay attention to the Wave 2 deluxes again? :lol 
     
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    Is the headmaster painted like the Tomy version or is it just a face plate swap?
     
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    INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW!!
     
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    It is the original Hasbro color scheme
     
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    It is the Takara version of the head, right down to the different coloured torso and black screw. @Jedi Kermit posted this earlier in the thread:
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    so I stopped into a Walmart this morning to check out chromedome. They had 5 cases on the top shelf. None had the chromedome variant. How bout them apples
     
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    Guy I know who said he found one has not sent me a photo yet.
     
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    Well, this\'ll never come to Kentucky. :( 
     
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    Distribution does seem to suck in your state. The few times I've been there I noticed some terrible distribution.
     
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    Cool. I'm more than happy with my MTMTE-accurate Chromedome. Still, happy hunting!
     
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    If I recall correctly the red plastic was different between the LG and TR release. Is the new head cast in the correct TR red or is it literally the LG head in the TR package?
     
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    Wait... Orange? Oh, shit! There's a big damn stack of Chromedomes and Highbrows at a Walmart I live near. Haven't even bothered to check any of them. Curses. Well, I'm always open to more TMs, so I'll go hunting later.

    I know, right? Well, at least the peeps with horrid distribution who're still stuck on Wave 2-wait a minute, this variant would still have been produced later than the initial Wave 2 release. Never mind then. Oh well. There's always e(vil)bay. *shudders at likely prices*

    Although if anyone should've come with two Titanmasters, it's really Overlord. I'm actually kind of shocked that he only came with the one.
     
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    I may own MINDWIPE,SKULLSMASHR and WOLFWIRE all ready , but I`m game when it comes to getting the Takara anime figures :) 
     
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    Oh yeah, Chromedome, everybody's favorite guy who had one line in Rebirth and the occasional comic appearance.

    I honestly cannot wrap my head around his kind of logic. Who liked Chromedome for any reason BESIDES Headmasters?
     
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    Headmasters is really the only reason I like Chromedome. Never had the original toy until I was an older collector...and it's actually a little doofy, to be honest.
     
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    Although I got introduced to Chromedome through IDW, I always preferred his original look. I guess for some bizarre reason I got my wish. Hope these show up in Australia.
     
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    Agreed. I love Headmasters, but you have to admit there's nothing quite as exciting as a robot turning into a... brown car. Whoo! Brown!

    I halfway suspect he was chosen as the typical Japanese fire-y young character of the Headmaster anime just to give his toy a sales boost.
     
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    Oh man This was the one thing I didnt like about Chromedome, I HAVE to get this!
     
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    His and Hardhead's toy depictions were the largest Autobot Headmasters aside from Fortress Maximus at that time.