Siege Springer & Thundercracker and Studio Series Dropkick, Drift & Hightower in packging

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by payres, May 3, 2019.

  1. denebian

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  2. RetrogradeMercury

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    V conflicted between wanting to get all the components to make Devastator but also not digging many of the individual Constructicon designs at all :confused: 
     
  3. Runamuck86

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    Springers knees look a little weak but overall i really like the figure . 
    Thundercracker is a must buy too .
     
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  4. combaticonsfrvr

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    I really appreciate how they're managing to make the Devastator components without making huge sacrifices in the quality of the individual figures. I'm curious as to how close Hightower's bicep mode will be to the teaser image, given that Rampage, Long Haul, and Scrapmetal's were nearly identical, barring the colors and screw holes.
     
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  5. Rotorstorm

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    Thundercracker has the correct Decepticon symbol, he’s the one I’ll definitely buy
     
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    To be fair, it looks like they are using a transformation joint in that photo and not his actual knee joint.
     
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    The stock image looks slightly mis-transformed. If you look, the post connecting the knee joint to the lower leg has a slot or groove to pop into the lower leg. Odds are they didn't seat the leg/knee post in properly. Hastak usually don't put U joints in legs and it appears that the joint Springer has is largely for transformation purposes.
     
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  9. Mudslide

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    Tradition.
     
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    I love the package reveals.
     
  11. Chaotic91

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    I’m just wondering when Long Haul’s supposed to be released.
     
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    Interesting that they used the original, kind of illustrated art for Drift and not a newer, more CGI-esque one.
     
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    Definitely getting Thundercracker & Springer. Wish Drift was a voyager but still might get him.
     
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    Those pics from Forbidden Planet are badly transformed. What is it with Hasbro product shots looking awful
     
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    The car mode and robot mode for Springer looks good.  His helicopter mode is another story.  That giant wheel on his tail is distracting, maybe they could\'ve found a way to hide that.
     
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    I swear someone needs to tell Hasbro to abandon the CAD file images for Siege. The actual product shots look 3x better. Springer I thought looked boring as crap in the file layouts but the toy seems much better. Not quite good enough to dethrone the T30 version, but awesome if you don't have it or want a more G1 styled figure.
     
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    Springer and TC are already pre-ordered, and I really can't wait for them! They both look so nice here.

    Helicopter Drift is tempting, even if I did buy and return that horrid Dropkick figure. Drift's copter mode just looks really nice, kind of like a modern Blue Thunder.
     
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    Hightower should have been voyager scale complete with detachable wrecking balls. Scrapmetal really screwed up the equation.
     
  19. its just mav

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    I'm liking the look for all of these releases so that's good but probably only going to get siege and the devi stuff tho
     
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    You can even turn it into a positive. If you pop the chest off straight away, it gives you more clearance and visibility while transforming him. Pop it back on when you are done and you are good to go. It would have been a deal breaker if the piece didn't fasten securely in one of his two modes and popped off just while sitting there but since it doesn't I'm fine with it.

    RE: Hightower-- Man is that an ugly train wreck of a bot mode. I do kinda like the tiny T-Rex arms though.
     
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