X-Transbots MX-XXXV Caravaggio

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Grifter Prime, Sep 15, 2021.

  1. Nemesis Compactor

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    Maybe I should say something like a Hook redeco.

    Or maybe even a whole new figure that has a very similar alt mode to Grapple but a wholly different robot mode.
     
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  2. SquishyOH

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    Yes. I enjoy that there are several different Lamborghinis in the TF universe, but most all of them transform into different shape robots. Except for the endless parade of Sideswipe re-colors. Anytime we can start with the same alt-mode and end up with a different robot then I'm interested.

    That said, TT/Hasbro will never make a unique mold for Hauler. Just callin' this right now. Won't ever happen. Best you'll get is a 3P figure like Caravaggio who will look a little different than MP-35.
     
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    Ever since it was pointed out to me, the Solar Storm Grappel mold works great as that type of Hauler as it has the boxier alt mode like the cartoon and a moderately different take on the transformation (shoulder armor/cape, crame on arm, etc). It's a shame they never made it in green though.
     
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    If someone can talk to Keith, I'd suggest tinting his windows purple to match the rest of his constructicon origins. Would really finish it off and make it pop.
     
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    @Grifter Prime this is a good idea :) 

    Maybe worth a render/ photoshop to explore it?
     
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    It would even be accurate technically with purple windscreens (and lights on the cabin also), it's how he's depicted plus it really would make this release something special.

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    The idea of Hauler being a separate unique character who never talks and never transforms into robot mode seems so pointless to me. You may as well declare that black head Grapple and yellow head Grapple are separate characters.
     
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    I wonder why TCP doesn't have this?
     
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    Yes, they do. Thats where I have mine preordered from.
     
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    Huh. Well it's not showing up for me.
     
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    That's weird, just checked my preorders at TCP and this isn't on it anymore, just Artfire. Double checked my confirmation emails and shows I preordered both. Have no idea what happened. :confused:  Haven't recieved any cancellation email from them. Being the weekend, maybe Monday.
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  12. Grifter Prime

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    I'll ask him
     
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    Same thing for me.
    @Chosen Prime what happened to the Caravaggio preorders?
     
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    I think I know what happened...
     
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    Oh?

    Can you share?
     
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    Word is an Asian seller bought them all...Trying to find out more.
     
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    Wow. That's nuts
     
  19. DrCalligari

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    That's pretty shitty if that's true...
     
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    10 levels beyond shitty. Had a PO of him at BBTS too as a back up. Wonder if they'll cancel too? :( 
     
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