SS Grindor in package

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  1. Smokie

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  2. Smokie

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    Jolt next please
     
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    "Battle Damage Blackout" and Ravage :p .
     
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    Just me totally nerding out, but it's a shame it looks like they didn't do any kind of remolding to suggest that Grindor is an CH-53E Super Stallion, instead maintaining the base MH-53 Pave Low. Not a SUPER big deal and this is such an easy, no brainer repaint, but it would've been cool if someone at Hasbro decided to satisfy helicopter nerds and make him more of a Super Stallion!
     
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    Please mind the budget
     
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    Superior-hands Blackout with Ravage.
     
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    The best part of the figure is the description ngl
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    maybe its the lighting but is he literally blackout with some brown scuffs? i thought he'd at least be that awful teal if not an accurate gray
     
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    Is that a wrist swivel there?
     
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    Glad to see him! Grindor was indistinguishable from Blackout in the movie so the deco doesn’t totally surprise me. Ravage of course is great to have.

    But what I’m really looking forward to is Hasbro employees “revealing” Grindor in a month or so while complaining the whole time about leaks.
     
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    Yeah they modified the hands so it’s not planks
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    The Legends Ravage looks to be a lot better, but this one's cute.
    Not impressed that Grindor is just a Blackout repaint.
     
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    The bio is so based.
     
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    As I said, I understand why they had to do it. You'd almost have to design a whole new figure for it. The Sea Stallion is longer than the Pave Low by just a tiny bit over 11 feet, carries 7 blades vs. the Pave Low's 6, a third engine, and generally is a heavier helicopter designed to meet the needs of the USMC and maritime helicopter usage.

    Still think it would've been cool at the very least if they could've added the third engine in there. I could've been satisfied with that!
     
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    Man, just having proper hands instead of the weird little flippers that Blackout was stuck with is a huge improvement.

    Really should have picked up that DNA set instead, but I was being too lazy about flipping the Sentinel Prime and Bumblebee parts.
     
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    Was hoping for at least a retooled rotor assembly on the top, but I get it. The hands are a nice touch!
     
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    The front looks slimmer
     
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    That bio is rad as hell
     
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