TAKARA MP-56+ Riggorus

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  1. Currywurst

    Currywurst Heaven And Hell 2001 nostalgic ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Yellow, black, and blue.
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    No idea. At first I thought it might have been an Auto(t)rooper situation, where it reflects the Japanese pronunciation/"spelling"/portmanteau, but there's no double-g or anything in the Japanese name. I'm no expert on importing words into Japanese, but I feel like リゴラス (ri-go-ra-su) would equally describe "Rigorous". It also doesn't seem to be an outdated/alternate spelling either. Unless there's something in the bio, I can only imagine that it's just a strange romanization and for all intents and purposes it's basically meant to be the same thing (kinda like the whole Minelba thing, but not exactly the same).
     
  3. Zentropy

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    Maybe it was a trademark issue.

    Should have named it Mickey D or Ronaldimus. I absolutely hate that color combination.
     
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    I am calling him \"yellow diaclone truck robot.\"
     
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    to clear things up, Exodus is thinking of the Netflix WFC Trilogy toy; it swapped Deep Cover's colors (the one that's normally colored is the Selects version)
     
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  6. jackisking

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    That yellow us money, it'll add a little color to the Diaclone shelf.
     
  7. Currywurst

    Currywurst Heaven And Hell 2001 nostalgic ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Oh! Maybe they wanted it sound more latin than english.
    Rigorus... Optimus...

    What combination? Yellow and more yellow?
     
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    Yellow and red. Looks like Ronald McDonald. Or condiment spillage from a loaded hamburger.
     
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    They could have named this Trailcutter...
     
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    I would have gone with Beadlock. Honestly, almost anything is better than a misspelling of “rigorous”.
     
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    I think he should be called Banana.
     
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    What is Long Life Design
     
  13. John TheDestroyer

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    My first time seeing this. Is it a combination of the Trailbreaker and Hoist molds? I'm not sure how similar those two are but I know they look fairly different
     
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    I hope we see this figure in blue.
     
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    I so hope we see this guy in CHUG.
     
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    Super excited for this guy, as I like Trailbreaker's toy design but hate his animation model, and the Decepticons could use a proper medic.

    I've said it before, but I'm calling this guy Rigger.
     
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    Not my favorite color (would prefer the blue or black [in this style] versions), but I still think it looks great!
     
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    Silly me. I should have known better. :thumbs2: 
     
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    It’s a retool of Hoist (look at the arms and legs on Hoist and Riggorus) with Trailbreaker’s camper part in the back and a new head
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    Can't wait for this guy to drop so I can ship him with Kaen. I usually don't apply stickers, but I'll have to make an exception on this one.
     
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