Studio Series TRU Exclusive Thundercracker Revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by hiway7, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. Dirge121

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    Looks neat, not something I’d worry about hunting down online but if I stop by TRU and he’s on the shelf I’d buy one.
     
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    As a Thundercracker fan boy I must have it. How ever I hope that head is still Titan Master compatible so I can grab a Shapeways face(Or even use Overboard).
     
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    ss bumblebee isnt a remold, it shares engineering but none of the parts are the same, similar to cw silverbolt and potp hun-gurrr or cw deadend and tr chromedome. this looks to be the nitro mold with a new head
     
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    Huh...neat.
     
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    Can anyone figure out what backdrop they're using? It looks a little cold in tone. Could it be the quick little space chase scene in the beginning with the Ark?
     
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    They just want more Bumblebees I guess lol
     
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    I just realised something. Let's say Thundercracker did appeared in the events of DOTM, like the box says. He most likely died there and so KSI must have used his design to create the KSI Boss, making Thundercracker the OG design, before Nitro Zeus.

    ..Assuming this becomes a canon design that is....
     
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    I don't want it because I stopped with movie stuff but it looks awesome
     
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  9. Fenrys

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    The nitro mold easily fits in a non movie aesthetic, especially considering it’s titanmaster compatible. Just take off the movie head and put on Terri-bull or some other solo titanmaster
     
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    Jeff Goldblum head for Skywarp.
     
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    Garbage playing on the colors of nostalgia!

    P.S How symbolic it is when that organization is already on the verge of bankruptcy!
     
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    Love the colors on the plane. Not sure why Tarantulas has a jet mode now though...
     
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    *Inception bwaaaaam*

    Though now I want a G1 Nitro Zeus from a Starscream mould with Shockwave’s head.
     
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  14. David Hingtgen

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    The big red "/INTAKE\" markings on what are clearly NOT the intakes, while the actual nicely-molded intakes are blank, really bugs me and shows the artist did zero research into aircraft before putting random markings wherever. Or you don't even really need to research at all---just simply look at the thing---the intakes are where the intakes are, in a super-common location for jet intakes to be. But instead they painted the knees, that are hanging out as part of the "robot under the plane kibble" that's not even really part of the plane? Might as well have "danger:hot jet exhaust" on the canopy latches or the forehead...
     
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    I love this thing! It doesn't really work as Thundercracker, but it works GREAT as a random, nameless, cannon fodder background Decepticon character. My collection desperately needs more of those.
     
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    Actually, that's not entirely accurate. The crotch piece, spinal column and inner hip pieces are the same as TLK wave 3 Bumblebee, they're even the same size.
     
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    Looks about the same size in the packaging.

    Probably to add some variety and reuse the mould; there’s a repaint of Starscream in wave 4 so they probably didn’t want three versions of the same mould.

    And now I’ve had a look on a screen bigger than my phone, I just keep thinking ‘Waspinator’.

    I’m quite surprised they didn’t remould the head, just slightly change the paint apps and release this as KSI Boss.
     
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    Maybe cuz the "intakes" on his back aren't intakes, rather their just his wings rolled up. Also looking at the jet mode underneath his knees would be the "intakes"...im just saying
     
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