Beast Wars Tripredacus Question

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  1. masishadow

    masishadow Well-Known Member

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    I've got one...complete and minty, but the translucent wings and weapons are yellow-ish. I was concerned when I purchased it, and bought a new set of wings and such...exactly the same yellowish color. Are they meant to be straight clear, or is that coloring normal?
     
  2. Calabask

    Calabask Waspinator Cultist Veteran

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    I vaguely recall there being something yellowish about one set of wings, but another set, the ones with the swords I'm prretty positive should be straight clear with some orange design on them. Let me check Ben yee's site, I believe he had pictures.

    ....Except his site lacks those reviews any longer.
     
  3. Calabask

    Calabask Waspinator Cultist Veteran

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    The picture of the Tripedacus on this sight has it with somewhat yellowed wings, so I might be wrong. It's been a while since I took a look at the figure myself, admittedly.
     
  4. Soulmaster

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    I have both original and KO of Tripredacus, and both had yellowish clear wings (Cicadacon), but I dunno if Takara edition has it too :p 
     
  5. masishadow

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    K, was just making sure. Thanks for the responses.
     
  6. The_Black_Sheep

    The_Black_Sheep Willyna...

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    I've got the BW2 version & his wings have more of a gold tinge to them.

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    I'm sorry for the old, poor-quality pic but these 2 would have to be among my favourite gestalts of recent times. Un-appreciated as they are, It sadly doesn't make them any cheaper to hunt down.
     
  7. masishadow

    masishadow Well-Known Member

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    No it doesn't...been looking for a tripledacus for a while...but c-23 dj is soooooo hard to find.
     
  8. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    I went to check my Cicadacon and yes, his wings have a certain yellowish tint.

    BTW awesome acquisition, Tripredacus is a kickass combiner and all three components are cool on their own. Sadly the same isn't quite true of magnaboss, though he isn't bad at all.
     
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    I wouldn't necessarily say that the "yellowish" color is normal, but I don't know that there is much that you can do to prevent it. I have 2 of them and they are both similar. I have both of the BWs combiners for sale in my sale thread "look what I have" :D  The original owner had made some paint apps to these, but I am about to try and remove them. We'll see what happens...
     
  10. combaticon164

    combaticon164 Warlord of Floriduh

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    Normal for this figure, the wings get discolored because of the plastic they used. The one I have I bought at TRU back in 98 or 99 and they were clear, but with time they discolor.
     
  11. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Mine are also a bit yellow. Love the figure, but am more of a Magnaboss fan, personally!
     
  12. Tripredacus

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    I got mine in 2000 and the wings were like that too. They have not gotten worse.
     

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