bought Bandai VF-1S Valkyrie instead of jetfire

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  1. DLE1124

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    I just bought the bandai reissue from 2002 Vf-1S super valkyre with armor for $100 and I found out that it is basically the same toy as g1 jetfire except for the color and lack of child safety features. I think this is a good alternative to ppaying hundreds of dollars for a g1 jetfire when you can this toy. What do the forum members think?
     
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    Personally, I think it's two different things. I might feel this way because I have both though.

    Maybe if you got the VF-1A with the red trim instead of the yellow and slap on an Autobot sticker on it.

    Either way, if it works for you, that's what matters. :D 
     
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    totally different, one is a mech and one is a tf, and a g1 jetfire won't get into 100s of dollars, the price of them has come down a bit, and you can usually get one missing only the gun clip for around 70-80
     
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    I did the same thing (though admittedly at a bit higher of a price than you.. :eek:  ). I must say I don't regret it all. It's exactly the same mold. Though it may be possible to get a nice condition vintage one for around $80 or so, there is something to be said about getting one fresh in a box that is about 10 years younger, perfectly white, with snappy joints, and tampographed stickers to boot. The color scheme is a bit dissapoint, but I can live with it for a functional reissue.
     
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    I bought one a while back and repainted it. It worked well and I liked the nosecone wasn't rounded off.
     
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    if i was going to spend $100 on a valkery personally, with the armor, personally i wouldn't of bought the bandai version, i would of gotten a yamato or something lol one of the newer ones with twice as much awesome.

    but that's just me. :lol 
     
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    where did you order him from?
     
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    ebay
     
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    Agreed, the 1/48 VF-1S is a beauty. And the improvement on the newer 1/60 is really nice.
     
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    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Problem is Yamato uses shit for quality plastic that will crack without much force especially in the shoulders.
     

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