Warbotron WB-03A Turbo Ejector (Afterburner)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by archieboy, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. OptimushedPrune

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    It looks like the other wheel sits right behind the head so I'm not sure.
     
  2. jestermon

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    The shoulder wheels look odd, I know they aren't going 100% G1 but these look odd.
     
  3. divinecomedy

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    Is this going to be a TFSource exclusive and yes I have been proven right that WB will release these first before Menasor.
     
  4. OptionZero

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    No, I just got a preorder notice from BBTS
     
  5. BAD MOON

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    Just pre-ordered from BBTS. Woot!
     
  6. MechaFanboy

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    Obvious marketing strategy is obvious, announcing a faux release date and getting consumers to commit to their not-computron before quantron is made available. Most North American Resellers don't even have Air-burst in hand; so in addition in getting Brawl ready for launch, they have to fulfill the remaining orders for airburst, plus release not-afterburner; all of this in last than 2 months. Warbotron's priorities (and policies) are mucked up.
     
  7. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Looking good, myself.
     
  8. Raiju

    Raiju Oh, thank heaven for 7-11! Veteran

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    Competition is a good thing. Preordered.
     
  9. Splendic

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    I'm happy this guy is so G1 inspired.

    Between the two Computron sets, looks like there's something for everyone.
     
  10. Switchblade

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    I like the alt mode, but the bot mode isn't working for me.
     
  11. Artereis

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    Considering how much I like their Combaticons, I really wasn't expecting to be so meh about this guy. He's just not interesting. He has some serious ape face going on, too.
     
  12. deaculpa

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    Dealbreaker #1: Make his eyes any color but blue.


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  13. Oshboggy

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    Same here - one thing though, I really don't like the weapons. G1 Afterburner had a very distinct large blaster, smaller hand pistol and a badass rocket pod thing. The large blaster and rocket pod were tres cool when mounted on alt mode. They also gave the alt mode a compact and powerful shape when attached closer to the top (instead of the Batpod front-wheel mounts). The current weapons don't even look high-tech; more like some sort of Combaticon-ish tank-gun thing.

    I absolutely want the old weapons and seriously hope someone will Shapeways a set that can be attached higher up on the alt mode.

    Chill dude. Not sure how long you've been lurking, but this is a minor deja vu of MT's Giant vs TFC's Hercules. You'll get used to the hate and the snark that festers in the 3P forums; not worth it to let it drag you down.

    Yeah, squatter would be better. Just like Brawl. But they hit the alt mode and the gestalt has something going for it, so I'll live. I guess.

    You're entitled to your opinion, but I don't think your attitude has been very pleasant so far. Would be obliged if you could leave the 'tude at the door, thanks.

    +1 I want!

    +1 in for blue eyes.
     
  14. 80sforged

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    Getting the tires into a G1 proppa mode might be tough, I noticed on the the other tires is directly in back of his head. Depending on the transformation, if you can lower it without restricting a waist swivel it might be possible.
     
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    If the tires could somehow clasp together above the second back tire, I would buy at least two.
     
  16. snip312

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    this guy looks like generations sandstorm in bot mode.
     
  17. Chosen Prime

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    Late to the party, but Pre-Orders are up today for this one!
     
  18. Tryptlock

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    I wonder if not-Afterburner will be colored red like the cartoon or orange like the toy...
     
  19. Stygian360

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    Any word if by the time WB03 drops Warbotron will have flattened the playing field for all of the various companies who ordered product from them, vs. the current model with WB01 where BBTS has an obvious monopoly?
     
  20. MakeToysGiant

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    I will not buy if it's the same sh*t as Air Burst where my pre-order still haven turned up after 3 months.

    Warbotron needs to wake up to reality, they cannot afford to piss buyers off like this, we just go to someone else.