Still on the matter of dinosaurs or Dinobots, we have Takara boxed 27 - Sludge for today's post.
I found it odd that Takara numbered Sludge as 27 after Grimlock's 26. Sure there is no logic to how they would number them, but because in the G1 cartoon there are always referred to as "Grimlock, Slag and Sludge", I always in my mind thought Slag should have come after Grimlock.
This is #4 of 36 from the mega loot.
Someday, I'm going to use my super secret ninja technique to remove the sticker residue on the top right of the box. Someday, but not today.
Sludge was one of the Transformer toys that I owned as a kid and so I would always have a soft spot for this guy. I used to love Sludge as a kid - the lumbering giant who is not so bright. In fact, I think he is probably the Dinobot with the lowest intelligence.
This is another minty MIB piece. I just have a weak spot for G1 boxes, really.
This is the back of his box. Odd that the early year Japanese G1 pieces did not come with Tech Specs, but just the profile.
USA Sludge in robot mode; USA Sludge in dino mode and Japanese Sludge MIB.
Sludge out of the box. Not exactly an unused piece since one of the missiles is off sprue. In the past, I'd lose sleep over that, but the me of today is more pragmatic - near enough is good enough. Heh.
Close up of Sludge in dino mode. As a kid, I always wished that he had a longer neck and erm, some eyes! Poor Sludge.
Oh, so that's where Sludge's eyes went....
Out of the box and with paperworks. Stickers has been applied. Like I said, I would have mind in the past, now, I'm just happy I've got this piece.
Shelf with my loose Dinobots - 1 for robot mode and 1 for dino mode.