Animated Voyager Optimus feedback

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  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    He's awesome! Very cool, nice transformation that, aside from the fact that his fists are attached, is almost dead on G1, the chin plate doesn't look nearly as goofy in the down position as some pics would have you believe. He looks, aside from the axe, almost exactly like his animation model came to life. The "Gravity Spin" conversion is a mixed bag. It looks cool, when it works, and getting it back into position when going back to vehicle mode is a pain. Think of what happens if you get off a click or two during Starscream's auto-transform feature, and add the fact that this piece has to SPIN as well, and you get an idea. Still, it's a minor trade off for such an awesome figure. I'll post some pics with the group in a few minutes. I won't do a detailed photoshoot right now, since D Banks did one recently.



    And now, the pics!


    Comparison:

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    A somewhat Fuzzy vehicle mode pic:

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    "Sir, I'm going to ask you to step out of the vehicle":

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    Still the tallest:

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    All together now:

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    This last pic is of a problem area:

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    That joint I've outlined on the thigh? That's clearly one of those "meant to break apart if exceessive force is applied" safety joints. There's no movement, and it doesn't get used for transformation either. But if you pull too hard on the legs they pop off at that joint. it's just a plastic peg/hole type of joint, and mine was so loose that his right leg wouldn't stay on if you picked him up, and the left didn't take much more effort to fall off. It was a simple matter to superglue them in place (again, affecting the figure not one bit.) I'm curious if anyone else has had similar issues. Regardless, it's something to be aware of. Thankfully it's an easy fix, since you'll never be able to tell if it's loose or not in the box.
     
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  2. NGW

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    Thanks for the pics and review.

    How I envy those of you with the animated figures. God I can't wait for them to hit shelves.
     
  3. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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  4. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Some action shots with the face plate up:

    Optimus with axe/drone companion:

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    Swinging the Axe:

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    Got you in my sights:

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    Just posed:

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    Not the best, they were taken with my phone camera at work. I'll have more detailed pics of everyone when BA and Ratchet show up in the next couple of days.
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    i am so in love with this figure. it might become my fave prime of all time.
     
  6. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    It IS an awesome figure. It immediately jumped up to #2 on my favorites list, and may actually topple Lockdown from the #1 spot.
     
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    joopsta loves Animated

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    I'm loving this Prime all the way!! I keep transforming him all the time. He's very solid!
    And Peaugh, don't play at work!!
     
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    So for the most part, these are kind of close to actual scale. I know the deluxe Prime and B -head arent but the rest are pretty accurate. Except Lockdown being taller that V.Prime but thats still the right size he was in the show, wasnt it?
     
  9. jtuarus

    jtuarus Prowls circutsu master TFW2005 Supporter

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    i want you all to know im in the crack club also im just in the first stage: DENAIL
     
  10. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure Lockdown and Voyager Op are in scale with each other. In vehicle mode too.
     
  11. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Don't worry, we'll get you to acceptance. As in, "your package was accepted for delivery at 4:56 pm on March 10th." :D 
     
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    jtuarus Prowls circutsu master TFW2005 Supporter

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    as of now all i need to keep up wit u is the voyager ops but id love to get ratchet to have a full autobot team also
     
  13. Optimus Scourge

    Optimus Scourge Arcee's boy toy Veteran

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    I can't wait for mine to show up!
     
  14. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    LOL. YOu'll also need a Ratchet and a Blackarachnia to keep up at this point. They should be here tomorrow or Friday. :D 


    Edit: and Lugnut. :lol 
     
  15. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Holy crap, Lockdown's taller!!:eek: 


    As for Prime, gorgeous, summer can't get here soon enough!
     
  16. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Yeah, Lockdown remains the tallest of the 10 Animated figures I've gotten. It'll probably take a leader class figure to knock him off the tallest pedestal.
     
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    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Now that's cartoon accuracy right there.:thumbs2: 
     
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    Man, this guy'll look ghreat next to Leader Megs and Bulkhead.

    Best Prime EVAH.
     
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    Mixed feelings on this one. Loved the prototype, but now...I dunno, I guess he's a little TOO toyish, unlike the deluxe version. :/
     
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    Can he hold the ax without his arm dropping down?
     

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