Protector is third-party Transformer accessory set made by FansProject in 2010. It is intended to be an add-on for the Classic Rodimus mold. In 2012 an additional face for Protector was released by Dr. Wu and a reproduction of Protector was released by CHMS.
Protector is a third-party Transformers set intended to be an add-on for the Classic Rodimus mold, making him into Rodimus Prime.
In October 2009 FansProject announced that the Protector would not be available until the first quarter 2010.
A prototype of Protector was displayed by TFsource at BotCon 2010.
Preview pictures of Protector and Sidearm were posted to the internet by HK-TF in November 2010.
The WTF@TFW podcast for August 12th, 2010 selected pictures of the Protector comic as one of the New Picture Picks.
The WTF@TFW podcast for September 23rd, 2010 selected pictures of the Protector prototype as one of the New Picture Picks.
In the story Reflection Protector recalls how he became leader of the Bots.
- FansProject TFX-04 Protector (2010)
- An original third-party Transformer mold by FansProject. Comes with Sidearm, instructions and comic.
- This toy was recolored into clear protector and remolded into Shadow Scythe.
- Dr. Wu DW-P01 Face Off (2012)
- A replacement face for Protector.
- CHMS TFX-04 Protector (2012)
- An unlicensed reproduction of the FansProject toy.
- Vangelus (January 9th, 2009). "WTF@TFW". http://www.tfw2005.com/ (Podcast). TFW2005. http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/wtf-tfw-transformers-podcast/217594-wtf-tfw-episode-28-a.html.
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