Dark of the Moon Deluxe Soundwave Reviews

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  1. JackHammer

    JackHammer Me, no, I would never

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  2. VaderPrime1

    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    Not digging Soundwave, but that gun is sweet!
     
  3. Anti Spark

    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    Not bad.

    Lots of backpack. He could used a collapsible roof.
     
  4. Jacer

    Jacer Find Kill Cleanse Veteran

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    I'm really loving his mechtech weapon. Wish we was a silver paint, my same issue with sideswipe. His backpack looks like it'll be annoying, but still a great looking figure, I can't wait to get him!
     
  5. Axel990

    Axel990 Lord of Unicorns

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    I just ordered this toy today off BBTS. A bit pricey, but its basically a late Christmas present from my parents.

    I'm looking forward to having a new version of Soundwave for my movie collection that hopefully holds together a lot better than the ROTF, thanks to all its loose joints and annoying satellite panels.
     
  6. World Prime

    World Prime Za Warudo!

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    Not much review in this review. It was more like an overview.

    Still, thanks for showing us the figure. I will be getting this for the mechtech weapon to use with HA Soundwave, if anything. That windshield-as-ass-panel doesn't make me happy. I might not get him at all.
     
  7. SoundMaster

    SoundMaster Likes RID Bulkhead.

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    There's no excuse for the panel on his back not to fold up any more than it does. It just looks unfinished, and kind of lazy.

    Still, the rest of the figure looks good. It's especially cool how the legs have the angled feet built in. I also like how his gun turns into a sound-enhancer thingamajig.
     
  8. Sideways77

    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    Now he's a pass. He looks nothing like the CG-I model exept for the head and arm radars. The Mech Tech weapon doesn't impress me, either.
     
  9. Ravage101

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    Well I might get this one since I do collect soundwaves. I was not happy with what I saw in the HA version (the legs were really really bad). This deluxe actually looks closer to the CGI model than the HA...especially in the legs (sorry Sideways77...can't agree with ya).

    Not sure how I feel about the mech tech, this is a good transforming weapon and is obviously made for sideways alone. I just don't like this gimmick.

    I keep hoping that the backpack part is just mistransformed...I guess it is not. I collect some really well made figures like Battle blades BB, sidearm sideswipe; I am just so used to that level of quality in the design, engineering. It is such a shame that Hasbro designers could not keep up that level of quality found the Hunt for Decepticons line of the ROTF sub-line.

    So yeah I'm kinda torn, I like Soundwave, this toy is not too bad but it is not Hunt for the Decepticons quality by any measure.
     
  10. Sideways77

    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    Well, I think the HA looks closer to CG-I model than this thing. Soundwave looks like this:

    This is Soundwave!

    The deluxe barely looks like this.
     
  11. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    i do like that the shoulders come out a bit wider than originally thought

    my only problem now is the back kibble thats visible between his legs
     
  12. Optibotimus

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    You forgot to pull his speakers out on his arms. I can't remember if they're mentioned in the instructions, but they do pop out.
     
  14. Meggamus

    Meggamus I want FOC figures!!

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    Oh I have been waitin a long time for this ! :D 
    I love the car mode but the only thing that's keeping me from buying him is the paint or lack of it , if takaras version had it repainted in silver then I would deffinatly buy but at the moment it's difficult to decide :/
    Also u are right about the mechtech weapon , it is definatly the best one.
    jst for ur own peace of mind I think it was barricade who ultimatly killed wheeljack , so now u can enjoy SW even more :lol 
    Thanks for da review :thumb 
    (Btw I loved the dance video u did with the warped screen , that was HILARIOUS !!)
     
  15. Optibotimus

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    Funny that you say i forgot to mention that the speakers pop out at his arm. You apparently forgot to watch the whole video :p 

    here i mention them. They actually are shown in the instructions towards the end of the transformation into robot mode
    Video Review of the Transformers Dark of the Moon: Soundwave - YouTube
     
  16. Optibotimus

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    Glad you enjoyed that. It's sad to see so many people actually believe that's how i really look lol
     
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    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    Well, maybe this review'll change my opinion on this dreaded thing.
     
  18. Optibotimus

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    well...did it? lol
     
  19. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    i love this figure actually and think its fun to mess with. also, if you are very very careful, and slow pull down the back piece at the bottom and slowly rotate it back it will help eliminate that piece hanging down and give more leg movement, then just mess with the back pieces and how you want to line them up, i just left it sticking out far in the picture to show it folded up...
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  20. gericault

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    I've had this mold for over a month, and only just tried the above back transformation sequence. WTF! It was obviously engineered to do this, but I don't think it's in the instructions, and it is VERY tight. Don't know if the clear plastic can take the strain too many times...but damn it does make all the difference in making this mold that much closer to being a must have. Definitely one of the better car tfs out there, though the arm/shoulder annoying transformation still makes it lose several points.
    I'm thinking of seeing if an arm swap with a different mold would help, but I haven't found a usable mold to get the arms off of...
     

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