Studio Series 57 Offroad Bumblebee

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  1. Zylly103

    Zylly103 Well-Known Member

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    This may well be my favorite Studio Series figure. It looks awesome in both modes and has an actual intuitive transformation that doesn't rely on on exact, fiddly micro-adjustments or an over abundance of panels that just get in each other's way.
     
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  2. Nickster563

    Nickster563 Bring back the Universe line!

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    My vw SS bee has an arm cannon that's really loose so I'm wondering would offroad bee's cannon fit in that bee's hand?
     
  3. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    That last sentence pretty much sold me on the figure!
     
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  4. Makarov

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    Cool figure but on mine one foot pops off the ball joint easily and the steering wheel will fall off. Maybe I can fix it somehow but it's another bee that pieces pop off easily. Really like both modes though
     
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    I finally got this guy a couple days ago. He makes for a great action figure. I had a bit of troble getting the side panels to peg in as well, but that is my only real complaint. I wish ankle tilt would become the norm on these SS deluxes...they really help this guy out.
     
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  6. Shmoptimus Prime

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    For sure. That's right up there with "sword-wielding characters need wrist articulation".
     
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  7. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    I've got to add a bit of praise for this figure. It all forms so neatly, and I love the back half of the jeep/bottom half of the body transformation. The hood of the jeep on mine tabs in a little tightly and makes it a little bit scary transforming into robot mode, but otherwise this is such a clean and well-executed figure. Highly highly recommended.
     
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  8. TickTockGoesTheClock

    TickTockGoesTheClock Dōmo arigatō, Mr Roboto

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    Has anyone thought about Bumblebee having the weird head joint to facilitate Blitzwing's neck-stabber?
     
  9. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Is voyager Blitzwing going to come with the neck-stabber? Or just his blaster?
     
  10. TickTockGoesTheClock

    TickTockGoesTheClock Dōmo arigatō, Mr Roboto

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    I believe both?
     
  11. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Hey you're right! Although it looks more like his left hand is permanently molded as the stabber. I look forward to recreating that scene :ev: 

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  12. TickTockGoesTheClock

    TickTockGoesTheClock Dōmo arigatō, Mr Roboto

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    It'll be interesting to see if it's permanent or not as the concept/cgi also has both hands. Someone said they think it'll work like ss Screamer or Dropkick where it slots in where the hand folds in.
     
  13. Shmoptimus Prime

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    That'd be cool. Options are always better.
     
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  14. Optimistic Prime

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    Agreed. It'd be way better if his weapon could just slot in because I think having it molded in would limit the figure in a few ways. For example, if he had hands, we could give him different weapons which may be fun to do.
     
  15. Shmoptimus Prime

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    I'm hoping that at least there's a real hand under the blaster on his right arm. Otherwise we can't have him holding Bumblebee over a cliff!
     
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    Hands down my favorite SS Bee. Wish the Camaros and VW were this fun to fiddle with.
     
  17. TickTockGoesTheClock

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    The Bumblebee Movie Cast (Minus the robot modes of CarShatter HeliDropkick) have some of the most solid Studio Series figures.
     
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    Definitely my favorite deluxe, recently I've been moving away from studio series and moving towards mp and 3rd party however I decided to get this guy 1 because I always liked jeep bee's design and 2 it looked really good compared to other deluxes.
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    initially i was surprised how impressive the figure was when it was first revealed it because i thought it might be meh at best however was they showed cliffjumper it became clear to me that i believe this figure will serve as a catalyst for future bee figures similar how to tlk bee was for bayverse ss bees
     
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  19. Rewind

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    He appears to have two hands with grey fingers in the promo shot where he’s holding the rifle.

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    On-topic,this Bee may be my favorite rendition of the character in toy form. Very nice in all modes. I’d love a ‘MP’ version.
     
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  20. bellpeppers

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    Groovy little figure despite his small size.
    Unfortunately mine came defective: instead of a drivers and passengers side rear panels, it came with 2 drivers side rear panels, the passengers one put on backwards.

    I would love to see a larger version of this figure. I hate these shrinks dink sizes.
     
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