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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Transformers Prime Sergeant Kup (aka Hound)

First off I must apologize for my absence, things have been super busy lately. I actually got this figure at the same time as Ravage, but have not had the time to talk about him until now. Originally I had ordered what was supposed to be Prime Ironhide from BBTS because I thought he looked like a really good Fall of Cybertron Ironhide. Unfortunately Hasbro changed their plans and released Sergeant Kup instead.



The pre-order was changed at the last minute and I forgot to cancel it before it shipped so I ended up with a Sergeant Kup that I didn't really plan on buying. However, after opening him and messing with him a little I've decided to re-purpose him as Fall of Cybertron Hound, mainly due to his color and Hound's inclusion in the game. I am hoping we get a replacement head from Dr. Wu or another third party that might make this a little more believable.



I know, he really doesn't look that much like Hound. But what am I supposed to do? I don't have any non-show characters in my Prime display and I like the toy. Maybe I can fix the head myself...


 Personally he looks a lot more like Hound than Kup to me.

The vehicle mode makes this more apparent.
See??? He fits.

What? Don't look at me like that.

6 comments:

  1. My Arms Micron Ironhide has shipped so I'll share him when I return from vacation. I didn't know that Ironhide was originally solicated by Hasbro. I wonder why the change? Especially since they released a Cyberverse version of Ironhide.

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  2. He may not look like Kup, but I'm kinda digging the head sculpt.

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  3. Hey, man, when it's in YOUR display you can call him whatever you want! ;)

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  4. ARK! You're a GENIUS! I may do the exact same thing! I really like the Prime RID NON-show characters, as they seem to fit really well with Fall Of Cybertron designs, and seems I LOVE me some Hound on FOC MP, I may steal your idea here.

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    1. Thanks! He just seemed like a Hound to me.

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