Titans Return Legends Bumblebee Review

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  1. pokemonsdoom

    pokemonsdoom Cultist of Unicron.

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    Sorry I dont have a working camera right now. ..well i do but i cant find the charger so it is dead so onto the review. This is my first review really hope i do well


    TR Bumblebee turns into a Robot based on the G1 model and toy to a vehicle that looks like a HatchBack of a made up model, His license plate says 100STRA. I wonder what that is a reference to. He rolls just fine and fits a Titan master inside him by lifting the back section and rotating it on the bottom of the windshield. Transformation is straight forward The front becomes feet, midsection becomes the chest and the back wheel wells become shoulders as the sides become arms.
    In robot mode Bumblebee is a short fat looking guy.
    Articulation:
    Head is on a rotation joint full 360
    Shoulders on balljoints with no in and out movement. do to transformation there is a hinge near the head on each side that allows him to move his arms in and out.
    Elbows are on a ball joint, but do to the size of the shoulders if bent 90 degrees they cant reach past the wheels
    Hips are on a ball joint, full forward and back motion and can do full splits.
    Knees have a near 90 degree bend.

    Bumblebee is both more pose-able in some areas and less pose-able than the Generations legends Bumblebee with BlazeMaster. with just the addition of functional knees and head joints.


    Paint is well aplied and he looks cute

    yellow and Black plastic is pretty strong and should hold up well for years with care
     
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    DOTM Bee's liscense plate was "900 STRA" I believe.
     
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    You are right, it was but what does it mean and why does TR bee have 100 STRA?
     
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    Plus, you know, he can carry Spike from Fort Max, making this the first time we have a Spike and Bumblebee set that can truly interact with each other. (Yes, I know the figure's name is Emissary, but let's face it, he's Spike. What a bunch of bull on Hasbro's part.)
     
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    And the Blaster Titanmaster, ala late 20s/early 30s issues of the Marvel US run
     
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    ^ This, too.
     
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    It's a shame about those huge biceps Bee has.

    Perhaps a 3rd party group will make new ones that will fold inwards to make the biceps not look so huge in bot mode.
     
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    Had the figure for about a day now.

    Overall somewhat underwhelming.

    Perhaps my least favorite purchase from the line.
     
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    How similar is the engineering to Wheelie?
     
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    not at all similar
     
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    Worse than the voyagers?
     
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    I think he is a decent enough figure. The only thing that really bothers me is that most of the black plastic painted yellow (on the roof of the car/robot chest) doesn't come close to matching the yellow plastic.
     
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    Of the voyagers I only have Galvatron.

    In that instance I like Galvatron more.
     
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    I got my Bee from Amazon today. He needs some tightening, and getting him in vehicle mode takes some massaging, but he's not horrible. My biggest issue is the huge contrast between the shares of yellow paint vs plastic. What the hell were they thinking??
     
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    i want him just because of how much he looks like the classics figure, lol.
     
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    Not sure.

    The original stock photos showed a uniform yellow color scheme:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Hopefully TakTom will match the yellow better on their version.


    Whenever they release one that is.
     
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    weirdwolf is the same way. he's got about three shades of yellow on him but his chest paint sticks out the worst.
     
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    Thats because it's a CG model.
     
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    If you look closely, it's because originally it was going to have transparent-tinted plastic for the windows and wheels. So the yellow paint was probably color-calibrated for that. Then they changed it and decided to use black plastic instead, so not the yellow paint has a tint of the black plastic showing through.
     
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