Activators or Deluxe Animated BB?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by vincheng2k5, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. vincheng2k5

    vincheng2k5 Ratchet made me premed

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    Ugh, I'm torn. I already have the Deluxe version of Animated Bumblebee AND went through the trouble of fixing his stingers and adding all the missing black paint....but the Activators is cute and in-scale with the other figures. I think it had a nicer shade of yellow too, plus we just learned there's going to be a Cliffjumper retool of the Activators version (and no word on a Deluxe one yet...)

    My only qualm about the Activators version is that the arms are practically nonexistant, more like connector pieces between panels. I'm sure a skilled customizer could find a way to epoxy some arm material and still have the figure transform, but I doubt I could do something like that.

    So what do people prefer here? Activators or Deluxe Animated BB?
     
  2. heshanj

    heshanj Banned

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    i definitely prefer animated..activators just seem too ...kiddish? and too simple...
    i have the animated deluxe BB and he looks great..i dont have much problem with the stingers OR the black paint that everyone's been talking about.. so i say deluxe!
     
  3. Obvious Prime

    Obvious Prime Purple Repaint

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    I'd say Activators. He's really awesome.
     
  4. Crimson Primus

    Crimson Primus Deceptinut

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    here is my post in the TF pics thread......



    He really is that awesome.....I cant stand to even look at the deluxe version due to the lack luster robot mode....



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  5. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Honestly: both. You have the deluxe, activators is only $10. I have both and thing they're both equally awesome.
     
  6. Mospeada

    Mospeada Since '84

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    I have them both and I like the activators far more...he looks much better next to the other toys.
     
  7. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    If I had to pick between the two, I'd go for the Activators version. Even with it's somewhat lack of articulation, it seems to be the better of the two. As it is, I'm actually planning on getting the Cliffjumper repaint/retool of Activators Bumblebee. Something about the red & dark gray color scheme coupled with the new head make him a must get, imo.
     
  8. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    activators he just looks cool he has good articulation and like you said he is in scale with other figures
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Technically, they're both in scale with various figures. (and both out of scale with lots of figures)
     
  10. Nocturn

    Nocturn Doesn't really use TFW

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    Don't get me wrong, I love my DLX bb to death. But the activator mold rapes it.
     
  11. Crimson Primus

    Crimson Primus Deceptinut

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    Are there any new pics for ACT cliffjumper?
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Why yes there is!
     
  13. Crimson Primus

    Crimson Primus Deceptinut

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    THX....



    yep, he's mine.
     
  14. Leemon

    Leemon Yar, spare sum fuel mate?

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    I only planned on having the Deluxe Bumblebee. But, the news that Activator Cliffjumper will be getting a new head has changed my mind. Gotta have em' both.
     
  15. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I have both. Both are fun. Own both. :) 
    Hmm... I don't normally like repaints - especially the Magnus from a Prime mold and a Cliffjumper from a Bumblebee type, but that looks really nice. Good they put on a different head too. And Activators are cheap enough that I can lay a few quid on one and not feel bad for springing for a repaint. :) 
     

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