SG Sideswipe & Whisper In-hand Images

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Ratchet2007, Jul 27, 2023.

  1. CorvettePrime

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    There\'s no way they aren\'t going to do an Armada Wheeljack and I\'m so excited for it. I feel they\'re going to use that other mold we got with Legacy (can\'t remember the name atm) and turn that one into Blurr.

    As someone who grew up with Armada I plan to pick all of those up and I\'m not usually a conpletionist. 
     
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    Looking forward to the Armada Wheeljack repaint down the road, though slightly disappointed they couldn't fit retooling the legs in, but completely fair with the minicon included
     
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    Armada Wheeljack w. Wind shear when hasbro
     
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    We don't really need any evidence he's coming. It's pretty obvious. SG Sideswipe was made from Armada Wheeljack, and they made everything that's for Armada Wheeljack (the "swords", the new head, the Minicon, etc.); and on top of that Hasbro has gotten much more repaint/retool happy as of late. They wouldn't go to all of this trouble just to make SG Sideswipe and not the guy he got his mold from in the first place.
     
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    Yeah I don't think it'd have been too hard to redo the legs by just having the car shell and the flap redone but keeping feet. The engineering to have the legs backwards is all there but ah well.
     
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    Maybe it can be an upgrade kit down the line.


    Probably not we can't even get a proper wing sword for Starscream I doubt anyone gonna make replacement legs for this mold.
     
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    One million Sideswipe redecos I skipped and we're finally in the home stretch of this mold's true calling.
     
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    I swear… Hasbro is giving us ALL the Armada figures that I wanted and never got as a kid. Megatron, Starscream (I had to settle for Thundercracker) and now Wheeljack, the Autobot who was left to die, only to be saved by Megatron and join his side, which I thought was the most badass thing back in the day.

    Drag Strip? With enough retooling, possibly, and I feel like they could get Red Alert out of the Earthrise Trailbreaker/Hoist mold.

    Fixed. ;) 
     
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    I can accept that there wasn't room to fit a Mini-Con port on Whisper: that's understandable

    Jolt just having a hole where a Mini-Con port could be was total BS though
     
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    Look forward to seeing this guy in proper colors, not sure if I’m down or not, but it’s tempting.
     
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    Just a question: When we do get the eventual Armada Wheeljack redeco out of this, which color scheme would you prefer? The Hasbro Armada version with dark charcoal grey and yellow trim, or the Takara Micron Legend version with the more anime-accurate colors of black and blue trim?

    Hasbro:

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    Takara:

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    Blue
     
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    He even has the armada head already so I can’t imagine the repaint is too far out.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    I generally preferred the Takara color schemes in the UT, but I think in this case Hasbro takes the cake.
     
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    Where's Rodimus?
     
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    would be up for 1 version in a 2pack with Windsheer then the other as a single pack. Can just call the other one Rampage
     
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    Some other comparison pics with the original mold:
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  18. CorvettePrime

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    As someone who had the original yellow version I’d much prefer they went with the Anime accurate blue. It annoyed the hell out of me as a kid when the figure didn’t match the show lol.
     
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  19. CorvettePrime

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    I’m in the same boat with never having Armada Starscream and settling for Thundercracker lol.

    Point blank is the one I’m thinking of for Armada Blurr though. And I am really hoping we get Armada Red Alert, he was my very first Transformer ever.
     
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    Man whoever wants my Rodimus all yours... Voyager price + Shipping
     
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