Anyone tempted to buy both...

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  1. SpectorDave

    SpectorDave Wrecker

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    TFC and MakeToys not Devastators, to display one as not devastator and the other as the not consctructicons?

    Expensive? - YES

    Tempted? - YES
     
  2. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Reborn Comics Fan

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    No, I'm not getting either. I'll try and get the Encore Devastator.
     
  3. AMG

    AMG Old School

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    I'm passing on Hercules, but the Maketoys Devastator has my interest at the moment.
     
  4. bcm77

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    Not in the slightest.

    The MakeToys one looks nice but the scale means smaller individual Constructicons which won't fit in with my display.

    TFC all the way.
     
  5. MasterpieceMP33

    MasterpieceMP33 Well-Known Member

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    Definately getting both
     
  6. seali_me

    seali_me Buhawi Gabay-Tala

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    not tempted.

    its been decided.
     
  7. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody! TFW2005 Supporter

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    very tempted but bot mode will be the deciding factor for me. tfc is ok but the heads are kinda off to me

    although the make toys version's longhaul seems a little wierd also
     
  8. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    was planning to get both anyways. No temptations needed.
     
  9. darkwingduck13

    darkwingduck13 Caped Crusader

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    Not at all. I might be swayed upon seeing Maketoys' pricing (has that been released yet?) but so far, the TFC bots are priced so far into the stratosphere that I hope the whole thing fails to sell well. Maybe we'd see price reductions in that case.
     
  10. Predakign2000

    Predakign2000 All Hail Unicron!!!

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    The fanboy inside of me wants both in multiple sets. I wish I could afford to get three sets of each. Display both Herc and Giant in combined move, all the bots in robot mode, and all the bots in vehicle mode.... but I can't drop three grand on these guys. I probably will wind up getting both though.
     
  11. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I'm leaning more toward TFC, but I'm impressed with MT's as well. I'd like to own both, but this will mean that I'll have to allocate almost all of my collection budget to them.
     
  12. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    Was gonna get Hercules, but that 100 bucks a pop price is not for me. Maketoys' Devastator is supposed to come in one set though (I believe) so it'll be cheaper and I might bite if it's under 250.
     
  13. exomega255

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    where did this information of supposely in one set come from?
     
  14. DethPike

    DethPike Master of Sinanju

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    Tempted? There's no question about it - I'll definitely get both.
     
  15. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    Peaugh's Twitter. I started following him a while ago-he has a lot of news up before it hits here. Also, all six constructicons were revealed at once. If they were being released separately we'd see one or two prototypes at a time.
     
  16. exomega255

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    That's good logic. I can buy that. thanks
     
  17. Big Filipino

    Big Filipino John 3:16-17 says it all

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    MakeToys currently has my vote.
     
  18. beanman

    beanman Not a Decepticon

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    I'm wondering if TFC might get a little nervous now with some competition. Especially if the MakeToys version has a much lower price point.

    In general this may be good news for collectors, because competition may keep prices down...
     
  19. metrotitan

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    I definitely won't be investing in Hercules. I'll need to see more detail on the other one to know if I really want it or not. In the meantime, encore Devastator will do just fine.
     
  20. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    I'm in 2 minds about this now don't know what to do :lol 
     

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