Encore Ironhide / Ratchet with Cardboard heads on

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by shadowfall1976, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    I found a decent pic I don't remember where of the toy with the
    head cutout in place, and a better shot of the box.
     

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  2. lord ginrai

    lord ginrai Beastie lover

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    Hmm the first 2 links I've seen already, but the last pic with the cardboard heads attached is indeed news to me.

    Looks pretty weird. Although I gotta say that in the left most pic, where they posed his arms backwards, it looks decent.
     
  3. xZAOx

    xZAOx Yep.

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    Wow. With filling out his torso and giving him a head, it actually makes the rest of the mold look even worse.
     
  4. Gnaw

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    The head ruins the toy. Glad I didn't pre-order.
     
  5. Paradigm-Shift Prime

    Paradigm-Shift Prime Unit Warrior TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm glad they tried something but I wish it was more than a piece of paper.
     
  6. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    I prefer the stout, akward appearens of the mould without the cheesy cardboard head thank you.

    Thank God they're removable and not permanent.
     
  7. Paradigm-Shift Prime

    Paradigm-Shift Prime Unit Warrior TFW2005 Supporter

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    The head is just an optional extra. I don't see how that can ruin the rest of it.
     
  8. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    how does the head ruin the toy? do you mean the new cardboard head or the original sticker face?

    its optional, how does it ruin it?
     
  9. Bumble Prime

    Bumble Prime all the time

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    any reissue is a good reissue i say
     
  10. optimusfan

    optimusfan Kill your heroes Administrator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Fans would bitch so loudly if these were new toys being released today....

    I was curious as to how the cardboard heads would look and sadly they're as goofy as I thought they would be. That being said, it's still the original renditions of iconic G1 characters, so I'm glad I preordered as my originals are in sad shape. I hope these guys do get stellar G1-fairly-accurate treatments in classics -- that would be outstanding!
     
  11. Gnaw

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    Didn't know that. Still won't pre-order though....no money :D 
     
  12. Scantron

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    It's a nice thought to include the cardboard heads, but the effect doesn't work out very well. I'll probably just leave the toys as-is when my set comes in.

    Pretty much of all of G1 would be derided mercilessly if it was released today.
     
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    I wish it was more of a removable piece of plastic. The cardboard part is so cheesy!
     
  14. Locke

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    Definitely going to pass on these. I would have been happy with a 3D head sculpt that could have clipped on to the seat. That seems like it would have been a good compromise.
     
  15. Paradigm-Shift Prime

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    Agreed! That would have been nice/sweet.
     
  16. knook

    knook Let the Virus Consume You

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    they look cool
     
  17. starscream.pt

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    g1 ironhide is only cool transformed or boxed, there is no solution for such an ugly mold lol it's just terrible
     
  18. neospark1

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    QUOTE=xZAOx;1774000]Wow. With filling out his torso and giving him a head, it actually makes the rest of the mold look even worse.[/QUOTE]

    :rolleyes: 
     
  19. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    LOL, adding the head looks hilarious. The middle shot of Ironhide with the arms in perspective is especially bad. Still, reissues = win
     
  20. joopsta

    joopsta loves Animated

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    The cardboard head is awful IMO, looks very cheap. Still the boxes are very sweet. I'll keep my set sealed.
     

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