SS Grindor in package

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Smokie, Jun 4, 2021.

  1. Gee Won 1984

    Gee Won 1984 Scottish, and pants free!

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    Yeah they could have at least had the head color match the rest of his body. Shiny silver head + dull grey/black body = :puke: 

    I'll probably paint mine.
     
  2. Final Knight

    Final Knight Starscream stole my Ice Cream

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    So I take it they didn't upscale it to match the movie scales. Bummer

    A bit off-topic but I like to see Blackout in their new Premium Finish line with the new hands. The mould is pretty good on its own but the paint was always lackluster.
     
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  3. OmarJT82

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    Hopefully DNA Design will bring on an upgrade kit that includes a replacement Super Stallion chest.
     
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    Blackout in the premium line is a great idea, but the cost will be pretty high. If it looks really good I’d be tempted to get it.
     
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    I'll be buying him. Then I think I'll just be missing the ultra rare blackout from Asia
     
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    At last a studio series release that isnt another skinny G1 bot. Lets have more like this please hasbro. 
     
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    As someone who missed out on getting SS Blackout and the Oversized version (Still kicking myself for not getting it smh...Oversized blackout was like under $100 now its crazy high) Im happy this guy is releasing and it allows me to have a 3rd chance on getting him with the articulated hands this time. Ill definitely pick him up. Now if hasbro can just re re-release voyager Longhaul and overload to complete my devastator that'll be great.
     
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    Amen to that. GIVE US SIDEWAYS!!!
     
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    Exactly! Tired of G1 every single goddamn day, I still cannot believe how they infested and ruined the SS line
     
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  10. Final Knight

    Final Knight Starscream stole my Ice Cream

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    The G1 Studio Series line is completely different from the Bayverse line and even has its own numbering. So I don't see how that "ruins" the SS line.
     
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    It didn't 'ruin' or 'infest' the line, also can we please for the love of god not get into this discussion again?

    It seems like Studio Series is gonna continue going forward and they'll run out of Bay bots to do eventually, besides I'm sure once the future films are in full swing the line will be dedicated to those.
     
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  12. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Behold, Gagatron!

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    Did not even notice the hands can rotate. Interesting. Does he have a new head, btw? Hard to tell.
     
  13. BB Shockwave

    BB Shockwave Behold, Gagatron!

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    Did not even notice the hands can rotate. Interesting. Does he have a new head, btw? Hard to tell.
     
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    Grindor is the better mould overall when compared to blackout. Gunmetal plastic used for the thighs & biceps is ace. Only new tooling are the hands (which allow the thumbs & 2 fingers joined to move independently) & they also retooled the cavity where Scorponok used to store so that ravage can fit
     
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    I think this figure is more like a compensation for people who missed out on blackout I'm gonna obviously get cuz i missed out on blackout
     
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    Even the size difference isn't particularly noticeable, because Blackout never sized up against the Autobots in the first movie.
     
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    Yes!!! Missed out on Blackout, and was totally bummed by his backward hands. This solves everything. Sweet.
     
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    The more I look at him, I think he'd make a great Blackout replacement since he has better hands and such, as long as you also have a Scorponok lying around.
     
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    I doubt they would release a kit that only makes him less movie-accurate.
     
  20. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    It freaking is! Those son of a…:banghead: 
     
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