Studio Series "Dino" (general retail release) replaced by Dropkick (car mode)?

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  1. Lazerwave

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    That’d be a nice difference.
    Very true. A lot of the primary colours are there. And it looks like the knees bend forwards. But honestly that seems like I care a bit too much about a figure by investing to make it something holy different. Unless these are a bargain and it’s fine.
    I’m a bit confused here. Do you mean that if they make a studio series blitzwing it’ll be made from a generations starscream? If so which one? I doubt that could work that well.
     
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    Mattel lost the rights.
     
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    Alternatively, Dino is still happening. But hype around the Bee movie is good so they want to shuffle the release schedule to get mote product on shelves while it's hot.
     
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    i'm fine with this...dino was barely a footnote to me....now a carmode dropkick? hell yea....dropkick and shatter's car modes are sick
     
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    They're following the KSI rule...
     
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    I don't understand why this is a problem to people. If you can't wait for hasbros take on a deluxe dino go ahead and buy the deluxe alien attack firage (Dino) its obvious the SS Dino won't get close to the AA version ‍♂️‍♂️
     
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    Despite this find, I still have some hope we may see Dino at some point in the Studio Series line. They had said the line would continue into 2020, and were looking to feature characters that had never been given a toy in the past.

    If not, oh well. A new Dropkick is still a nice addition.
     
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    Shame about Dino, but honestly Id much rather have car-mode Dropkick.

    Plus Dino will most liekly happen eventually anyway. He might have just been pushed back a few waves.
     
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    I don’t need to see Bumblebee to know that I want Dino.

    Firage looks good, but out of my price range.
     
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    I dont like how helicopter dropkick looks , so i am glad a car version is coming out 
     
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    I think it's not so much a matter of impatience for others, but more of not buying 3P or concerns of S C A L I N G

    I've seen pictures of Firage next to other movieverse figures. It would seem his height and engineering make him more in scale with ROTF figures (and even MPM to a certain extent). People may also not have the luxury of importing a 3P figure either

    Happy for a potential muscle car duo, but I would still like to see HasTak's take on the design. I have been thinking countless times of jumpstarting a Transformers supercar collection, and a Dino release would be the perfect catalyst
     
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    exactly!!! well at least bee looks to be shorter then the shatter figure so hoping she's taller, i just need dropkick as a car! he's my favorite of the 2 and I'm disappointed in what we got
     
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  17. Nevermore

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    No, Tailgate. "Light" in this case is just short for "Lightning" (cut for soace) the same way "TRA" or "TRAN" is short for Transformers.

    Sometimes, if space allows, you'll see the numbers "1" or "2" after the "Red/Blue Light/Lightning" code names. Those numbers are the indicators for flying or car alternate modes.
     
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    tbh this does not indicate that dino got canceled.

    IF he was planned in some shape or form (ferrari car or some makeshift lookalike car) then he will still release but later.

    we still got to see deluxe soundwave,maybe he will come as his wavemate.

    as far as i can tell,the bee movie is getting positive attention compared to all the other movies so because of that hasbro decided to release car dropkick earlier.
     
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    Very true. I just hope the figure isn’t rushed because of it
     
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    I think it had arm blades.