Encore God Fire Convoy, LG64 Seaspray and Rione, LG65 Targetmaster Twin Twist & LG66 Targetmaster

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by payres, Oct 2, 2017.

  1. Darkstone

    Darkstone Code of Hero

    Joined:
    May 31, 2014
    Posts:
    2,363
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +1,026
    Yeah... they have to repair the mold I guess, it's more plastic, more paint, electronics... but I still feel like it's too much.

    I really hope the pre-order discounts make this a bit easier on the wallet, because I also really want this, although it'll still be too much probably.
     
  2. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2002
    Posts:
    3,135
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    272
    Location:
    Iowa
    Likes:
    +281
    Ebay:
    Sponsor links are broken on the article. They just go to the site not the actual product.
     
  3. TCJJ

    TCJJ 105% Tank Engine

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2008
    Posts:
    3,389
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    242
    Location:
    In your sock drawer
    Likes:
    +1,408
    Ebay:
    Twitter:
    Google+:
    Instagram:
    YouTube:
    I dunno, it seems silly to repair a mould if it's just going to cost a ton. Plus paint is (or at least was) theoretically cheaper than chrome, and electronics are basically worth nothing. I don't really believe that it's worth anywhere near that price.

    They always do that. Rarely is the product up for pre-order, at least on all sponsor sites, when these articles go up.
     
  4. Darkstone

    Darkstone Code of Hero

    Joined:
    May 31, 2014
    Posts:
    2,363
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Location:
    Germany
    Likes:
    +1,026
    If I can bring this down to about 150€ with retailer discounts and a coupon I have left I could argue it's worth it, normal Leaders these days are 50-60€ from Takara, so I could get behind paying a bit more for two older, equally sized but a bit more involving figures.

    200+ though... nah, not worth it.

    The MSRP is still ridiculous though.
     
  5. Venomus Rodimus

    Venomus Rodimus Decepticon 4 Fire

    Joined:
    Jun 23, 2017
    Posts:
    51
    Trophy Points:
    27
    Location:
    Disclosed
    Likes:
    +29
    Ebay:
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    YouTube:
    So the set still has vac-metal parts BUT only in places where it shouldn\'t chip right away. Nice improvement. WANT!

    Anybody notice the additional holes on Optimus Prime's chest? What's up with that design?
     
  6. primalxconvoy

    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

    Joined:
    Sep 20, 2015
    Posts:
    3,695
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    Japan
    Likes:
    +1,733
    If that is REALLY ¥30,00, then I\'d rather wait for a third party version, which might actually be around the same price, or even cheaper!
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Flash1087

    Flash1087 Department of False Hope

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    2,083
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +81
    Ebay:
    Alright, so as a giant Car Robots fanboy I probably need this. I own the American releases and have been considering buying this MISB Fire Convoy at a store near me for a while just to have a sealed one with the original packaging (since I goddamn love the way the Car Robots boxes looked). So maybe that's gonna be the kicker for me - if the box accurately recreates a Car Robots-era box that might be the clincher for me, since I'm happy to see the chrome get replaced.
     
  8. fafireguy

    fafireguy Leader

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2010
    Posts:
    7,921
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +92
    Knowing HLJ, I can see them maybe bringing it down the 250 at max, which is unfortunate because this would be perfect to replace my original set that I had when I was 3, so I do hope that one way or another we see a price drop from some stores (Or it stays in stock in TFsource long enough for me to rack up points to lower it)
     
  9. Operative294

    Operative294 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2017
    Posts:
    96
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    57
    Likes:
    +106
    I would definitely want 3rd party take on God fire convoy or even Takara do a masterpiece version.
     
    Last edited: Oct 10, 2017
    • Like Like x 3
  10. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2017
    Posts:
    883
    Trophy Points:
    147
    Likes:
    +2,320
    Instagram:
    Does look like new holes ... maybe to hold either supermodels better ? the weight pops mine off occasionally. old photo Not an exact comparison gotta dig out the parts later of my other fire convoy set but it does look like they tossed out all those horrid imo chrome application
     

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Oct 10, 2017
  11. SoundwaveSuperior

    SoundwaveSuperior Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2016
    Posts:
    209
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    87
    Location:
    Raleigh, North Carolina
    Likes:
    +130
    Twitter:
    Google+:
    YouTube:
    If you're referring to the vertical slats near the center of his chest, the Super armor snaps into them.
     
  12. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2017
    Posts:
    883
    Trophy Points:
    147
    Likes:
    +2,320
    Instagram:
    There’s two new holes at the bottom edges of both “window” chest
     
  13. Lady Slipstream

    Lady Slipstream Has a cute hat.

    Joined:
    Nov 17, 2015
    Posts:
    2,028
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Location:
    My bathroom
    Likes:
    +645
    YES!... He comes with the big ass God Sword as I've hoped.
     
  14. FigureGunplaFan

    FigureGunplaFan Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2014
    Posts:
    280
    News Credits:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    122
    Likes:
    +208
    • Like Like x 2
    • News Credit News Credit x 1
  15. payres

    payres Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2002
    Posts:
    5,984
    News Credits:
    102
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +1,340
    Ebay:
  16. jackisking

    jackisking Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2014
    Posts:
    2,182
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    On the burning Cuyahoga
    Likes:
    +1,868
    If list is 30000 yen HLJ 20% discount puts it at 24000 yen or about 214 american shipping is probably about 40-50 dollars though.
     
  17. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2006
    Posts:
    10,104
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Location:
    Smallest country in the world, no?
    Likes:
    +153
    So I read with interest on some of the posts you boys made after Sol Fury had shared the link to the pictures of that Encore God Fire Convoy.

    And it seems that nobody took into consideration that the release includes the Super God Sword that isn't made available in the original toys (unless you bought the Japan TRU DX giftset)? That cost money too boys. :) 

    Remember that this sword was only available separately in a campaign that saw limited release & many people did not have access to that. (It costed pretty pennies on eBay too I believe).

    As such, majority of the folks had to go for the third party route.

    And we've this included this time round.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. Bob Schoonover

    Bob Schoonover The Bob Bomber

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2010
    Posts:
    3,096
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,794
    I'm really enjoying that everyone was like, "Eh, we don't need a God Magnus picture - he's just an accessory"
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. payres

    payres Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2002
    Posts:
    5,984
    News Credits:
    102
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +1,340
    Ebay:
  20. Hanzkaz

    Hanzkaz Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2012
    Posts:
    1,893
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +283

Share This Page