Do you like Translucent Transformers?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Blasterpwns, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Blasterpwns

    Blasterpwns Regretting my username...

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    I do. True, translucent plastic is weaker than what plastics are mostly used in today's Transformers, but I've always dug see-through.

    Now, the most recent translucent Transformer we got was Stealth Lockdown, and I want to see more.

    Why, you may ask? It's the one thing you can't paint or kitbash without major part casting.

    So, does anyone else like these?
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    you want to see more because you can't kitbash them?
     
  3. bny888

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    i love translucent toys (not just tf figures), one of my "holy grails":
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  4. ninety

    ninety NERDS!!

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  5. Rodimus_Prime

    Rodimus_Prime Protector

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    I love the colored translucent one, crystal hotrod and the upcoming Igear Crystal Prime. I can't to get this along with the Fansproject Protector next year. Those are on my to get a couple list.

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  6. CowColor

    CowColor Get Money™

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    they do have a nice appeal.
     
  7. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    I don't because I missed the boat on the two that I really want, Botcon Mirage and Binaltech Mirage and havent been able to budget for them yet. Not to mention the two Henkei/Genti(sp?) ones, Mirage and Starscream that I have had to budget for.

    Other than that, I love them, but like everything else they are too damn addictive.
     
  8. joebot.

    joebot. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    I've always loved transparent toys. I wish they made more. I can't wait for Henkei Ghost Starscream!
     
  9. Pimpimus Prime

    Pimpimus Prime (┌∩┐(◣_◢)┌∩┐) TFW2005 Supporter

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    The only ones I have are Optimus Primal and Lockdown. I like em both.
     
  10. Rhapsody_Prime

    Rhapsody_Prime ...such Heroic Nonsence.

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    I don't have any translucent TF's, but I do have all of the Tron figures and a large chunk of Crystar solely for the novelty of clear plastic!!

    So, yes.

    End of Line
     
  11. heshanj

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    the only one i own right now is stealth lockdown.. but i like the look of these figures.. i also cant wait for ghost starscream.. n thinking of picking up henkei clear convoy some time, once i can afford :D 
     
  12. ersico

    ersico Well-Known Member

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    love love love love love
    clear plastic makes a mold even more spectacular
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  13. ersico

    ersico Well-Known Member

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  14. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    personally im not a big fan, though others seem to like them
     
  15. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I can't get enough of them. One of my favorite pieces is the TRU Japan Sonic Convoy giftset. I don't think there's a day that goes by where I don't scour Ebay for the chase transparent Rodimus with the Matrix PVC.
     
  16. ComicGuy89

    ComicGuy89 Well-Known Member

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    I like translucent parts, but not really for the entire figure itself. But it really all depends. For example, those bots in ersico's posts are wicked awesome!
     
  17. QmTablit

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    I don't own any, and that may be the one reason I don't like translucent figures- because of how much they end up costing. I wouldn't mind owning a few, BotCon or Henkei Mirage and Ghost Starscream namely, though my collection can do without. I see them mostly as novelty items, not exactly must-haves.
     
  18. Seawing

    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    Generally I don't go for a completely transparent figure. I do like transparent plastic if it makes sense (eye light piping; windows/lights in vehicle mode; etc) over painted plastic details though.
     
  19. Dran0n

    Dran0n Junk male

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    I think they're cool.
     
  20. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I don't have any (Unless Fuzor Quikstrike, who has a lot of tranluscent plastic counts), but they do have a sort of appeal to them.
     

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