Blog #1780: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Deluxe Ratchet

Transformers: Generations: Siege Deluxe Ratchet


Previous Mold Use: Siege Deluxe Ironhide

In addition to the new paintjob, Ratchet has a new head, a new front bumper, new shoulders, and new forearms. His head sculpt looks great, and his paint job is perfect. I love his blue window in ambulance mode. The only thing I don’t like is the white wheels. He would look much better with black wheels. I like the new accessories, but when the gun arm is folded up on Ratchet’s roof, there are ports for both pegs. The front peg is too long (or the front port is too shallow) so the second one can’t really plug in. The gun and arm should have been included with Ironhide. In one of the G1 episodes, I can’t recall which one, Ironhide actually used the gun on the arm connected to his back. Yet another example of Hasbro leaving out available accessories. Ratchet’s repair bay is not a dumpster fire. To call it a dumpster fire would be generous. It’s a dumpster full of shit that’s been doused with gasoline and nuked. It’s a waste to have even included it in the instructions.

Overall: Ratchet is well worth picking up.

Thanks for reading!


About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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2 Responses to Blog #1780: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Siege Deluxe Ratchet

  1. Pingback: Blog #2062: Toy Review: Transformers: Generations: Netflix War for Cybertron Trilogy Deluxe Deseeus Army Drone |

  2. Michael Pollard says:

    Looks like the website comments are broken. I tried to reply with:

    IMO, the repair bay is a throwaway mode to homage G1, something that would be a fan mode anyway – and they just decided to do us the favor of documenting it. That the weapon can look a lot like the G1 weapon is far cooler.

    Thank you,

    Michael Pollard (

    101 Ashley Dr

    Bristol VA 24201-3028 (276) 821-8327

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