X-Transbots Fioravanti, Midas & Yaguchi - G1 Omnibots: AT LAST!!

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  1. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel > Cat Flu

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    You can get all three for a first born of healthy stock.

    ... Unless you have to wait around for the reissue. That's going to be expensive.
     
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  2. Chareos

    Chareos Needs New Omnibots

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    All this talk of lopping off members has got me crossing my legs
     
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  3. CypherZero

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    No more chop chop! Just stay with X-Transbots, and you're safe. :) 

    What was the Ferrari from Magnum P.I.? If it's the same, it should come with a action figure from the TV series. Speaking of which, I wonder why they didn't release Boost in black color, just as an homage to Knight Rider?
     
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    the magnum Ferrari was a 308, like Wildrider.
     
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  5. CypherZero

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    Thanks for the info. Now I won't get my hopes up of having an omage from Magnum P.I.
     
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    I don't know their inner workings, but I feel from my own perception that FT is much more focused on cartoon characters than toy-only ones. Other than their Dinobot redecos, they really haven't ventured outside of on-screen characters. For example, I would be a bit surprised if they actually make a Magnificus from their Perceptor, but I expect XTB probably will do it. I wonder if they didn't meet their expectations on the Diaclone and G2 Dinobots and gave up on that sort of thing? That'd make me sad, because their Dinobot redecos were really awesome. Plus, FT can do some cool engineering (like making a MP-10 sized track AND trailer turn into Motormaster) and I'd love to see that applied to things beyond making impossible cartoon models happen.
     
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    Yep. They did. All 3 toys had a "battle mode" that revealed wings (1 used the doors, 1 had fold-out wings) and/or additional weaponry a la M.A.S.K.
     
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    I think he means extra real car gimmicks like the pop-up headlights and opening doors. Dont think the G1 toys had those - just their battle mode gimmicks. I'm OK with these being added if they don't compromise the figure. I feel with Fuzz they did a little - the fiddly seats and steering wheel/dash parts really got in the way in an already awkward transformation. Hopefully it's improved with these guys.
     
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    yep, just here to squash people's dreams, lol.
     
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    Ha ha, this gets confusing fast! The Ferrari toy did in fact have pop-up lights (they became his toes in robot mode), but they were on the top of the car; the Nissan toy had opening reverse-gullwing doors.

    Nonetheless, your point is taken! The car gimmicks on the masterpiece versions are probably what he was referring to.
     
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    @ibot since Tracks is essentially just an Omnibot that made it into the cartoon can we get a new version of him too?

    G1Tracks_toy.jpg
     
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    Great! I was just pondering whether to buy a KO G1 Tracks MISB, since I recently acquired the KO of G1 Optimus Prime, Mirage (blue and red version), and Hound...and then I see this! Maybe it's a sign that I should buy it? Anyway, I have the MP of RoadRage, and I'm quite happy with her, exculding the fact that there's a gap between the back of her and the backpack.
     
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    yea, the MP Tracks could have been so much better, bt, it is what it is.
     
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    Dude, count me tf in for a new Tracks, Road Rage and Loudpedal. Would be PERFECT to see this come next, since we pretty much have the foundational engineering already down pat.
     
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    Just putting this out there, because I'm a super car nut:

    Overdrive (red) is a Ferrari 512Bb
    Camshaft (silver) is a Mazda RX7
    Downshift (white) is a Toyota Supra
     
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    Beauman Prisencolinensinainciusol. All right.

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    I've been waiting for an XTB Tracks since Grapple, Hoist, and Skids.
    I hope it will happen eventually.
     
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    First car i ever bought was a 2nd gen RX-7 and have restored a 1974 RX-4, so anything rotary engine related has my attention.

    Have had a binaltech RX-8 for years
    i just picked up FansHobby MB-13 which is a 2nd gen RX-7
    Will probably get XTB camshaft too, if the engineering isn't a major headache
    i dont like displaying stuff and not handling it
     
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    Correct! Me too. :) 

    Some pics of the real cars here...

     
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    Futureye Challenge gravity all day, every day.

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    This would also be one car model from which i would like some 3p company to make a transformers figure.

    Toyota Yaris WRC.

    Btw. The long wait is over...Only 3 more days and then we go FAST! And i mean really FAST!

    The best rally in the world! Rally Finland starts October 1. There will be maximum attack!

    Speaking of rally cars...If you are a rally guy like me and you want to know how fast this Toyota Yaris WRC can go on a road (which occasionally appear to be about 4 meters wide) between trees and rocks, check out the video below...

    A little taste of what is coming this weekend. ;)  By watching the video you have a good chance to feel the speed! The video is shot only 2 days ago, which means that Esa Pekka tests and prepares for the rally.

    Oh, and btw. Imagine what it would feel like to sit inside that car. ;) 

    Toyota Yaris WRC.JPG
     
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  20. Zentropy

    Zentropy Toys > Fiction

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    At that point in time the Toyota was still technically called the Celica Supra in the States and the Celica XX in Japan, though maybe in some parts of the world it was just “Supra”. Semantics aside, the A60 is one of my favorite cars of the 80s, making Downshift the one in this trio I’m most anxious to get.

    An RX-4? Damn, I’m jealous! Those are cool little cars and sound like a giant angry bumblebee when revved.
     
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