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Grimlock - G2 - Figure

I found this guy in my local comic shop today. I thought he was the original, because he has the original color scheme: grey/silver with gold and silver chrome. But it was one of several Generation 2 color variants.

Grimlock is a prominent character in Transformers, so I've wanted the figure for awhile. Very pleased to find him so affordably.

As everyone knows, Grimlock is a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Silver with red eyes. There's a cockpit in his back that opens and closes, a remnant of Diaclone no doubt, or whatever pre-TF line he was a part of. He has some articulation in this mode. The legs move, the knees bend, the claws can move and the jaw opens. The head also looks up and down. Not bad.

I also like the fact that he's clearly meant to be a mechanical dinosaur. No early Beast-War organics here!

As far as size goes, I decided to compare him with Transmetal Megatron. He's a bit smaller, and about an inch shorter from snout to tail.

Transformation is simple. Flip the head back and seperate the dino neck so it forms 'wings' on either side. The legs and pelvis swing up to become the chest area. The forearms slide back to reveal hands. The tail splits in two, and then flips over to form the legs. Split the legs at the waist and then rotate them down again.

An additional bright red is added to the color mix here, along with the black hands, upper legs and head, which has a red visor. There's much less articulation in this mode, and the head sits way too far back behind the shoulders. Grimlock looks fine from head on, but from the side is quite strange.

The colors are a very nice mix of gold chrome, red, black and grey. Grimlock looks big and tough, like he's sticking his chest out and saying 'come on punk!'

I'd recommend Grimlock. Especially for $10, which is what I paid for him. He looks good in both modes and is one of the big characters. Well worth having.

ReviewerShane Anderson  
DateMarch 26th 2004  
Score 9 stars (9 out of 10)  
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