FOC Autobot Data Discs

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After my long hiatus, it’s time to jump back into reviews with the Autobot Data Discs from the Fall of Cybertron line.

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As I’ve mentioned time and again, the cassettes were alway my favorite G1 toys, so I was thrilled to learn we were getting the Autobot discs from the FOC line. I ended up getting them online as a full set, which made things easy, but less fun for sure…

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The Autobot discs for the most part are nothing we haven’t seen, with Eject and Rewind using the Frenzy/Rumble mold but with new head sculpts and some different (and really well done) detailing:

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Rewind comes with Sundor, because Steeljaw was included with Blaster. Sundor uses the Laserbeak mold but is a nice bright orange, and seems he hails from the Kiss Player universe (research that at your own risk…) it’s pretty awesome that they included him:

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Eject comes with the star of the show though, the most successful of the this whole “auto-transform” gimmick: Ramhorn!

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There are several reasons why I love this little guy –

One: He looks very much like War Within Ramhorn –

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Provided you customize his eyes like I did. But the one horn look is awesome seems he really wouldn’t look like an earth rhino yet.

Two: His transformation works perfect every time!

Three: He’s the same color as G1 Ramhorn and even has his gold missile pod molded in! Awesome!

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There isn’t too much to say other than that. They’re cool little toys that I’m VERY grateful were made, despite a lot of the complaints by fans.

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So there we go, this was more of a dust off post, while I get back into gear. We’ll look at the MP cassettes next.

Stay Tuned!

Here’s the video review as well:

8 comments

  1. Welcome back! My love for the Data Discs stems from my not getting many cassettes when I was younger. I guess I’m overcompensating. Ramhorn is totally the best of all of the Discs, but I do like Sunder as well. It helps that the Lazerbeak mold has an almost perfect auto-transformation as well.

    I too picked up these guys online as I got impatient, but as of last week, I’ve been spotting some in retailers. Target and TRU have had a handful here and there. Still waiting to find that Hun-Gurr, though.

    1. Thanks! Yeah they really cool little guys, I love them all but for sure Ramhorn wins the prize!

      I’m looking for Hun Grr too, haven’t seen a single one yet.

    1. Yeah but in a way it’s kinda awesome. I mean it proves they’re willing to use some obscure parts of the mythos.

  2. I prefer the Autobot data discs over the Decepticons easily. Ramhorn by far is the standout piece.

  3. I have to admit, Hasbro/Takara really got a lot of mileage out of these molds, and I don’t think they’re done quite yet. I’m sure we’ll see a Ramhorn repaint somewhere down the line (although I’m not quite sure how).

    1. I know Ark, and the funny thing is…I’ll totally buy them..whatever the come out with!

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