Fans want it FWI-3 Jet Power Upgrade Kit

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  1. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    A super surprise! I just got this baby in the mail:

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    I did not get a shipping notice from Robot Kingdom and I was not aware of it's release date. The box is nice and big. Same cardboard as early masterpiece cardboard with a matte print.

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    The back shows other stuff I might have to go buy...

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    Contents of the box on a plastic tray. The rubber parts (ammo belt and waist belt) are covered in another protective bag. Small parts and instructions are loose in a baggy.

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    I didn't even bother with the truckmode. I wanted this! It's marvellous! Really big, sturdy and accurate! This is my new favourite TF now.

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    In all his face-ripping glory!

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    One more for scale.

    I give this a 9 out of 10! Some scuffs on the plastic here and there. Beautiful display piece.

    iDD
     
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  2. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Same here!
     
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  3. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    i guess its a good thing i have two leader primes. i need this xD
     
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    that thing rocks!!!
     
  5. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    I wasn't interested in the 'alt'-mode at all but now that I've put the thing together I love this thing! Imagine Prime showing up to a drag-race like this!

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    Or thundering across the battlefield! Guns blazing and afterburners firing... What a sight to see.
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    iDD
     
  6. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    The Striker shield really helps out the vehicle mode of Optimus with this set or with the Jetwing pack...
     
  7. NotoriousBIC

    NotoriousBIC Prime Suspect

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    Oh snap! Wasn't planning on getting this, but I do have a 'naked' leader Prime lying around.
    Quick question, does this kit rely on any of the later mold changes for fitting the armor? Perhaps the underarm connectors from Jetwing Prime to hold the BFG?
     
  8. TacomaPrime

    TacomaPrime Cybertronian Tacoma

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    I got mine today, gonna put it on my ROTF prime tomorrow night, since there's nothing on tv for me to watch.
     
  9. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign Rodeo Lawyer

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    No this should be able to connect to any RotF leader.


    iDD
     
  10. TacomaPrime

    TacomaPrime Cybertronian Tacoma

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    This thing is AWESOME!

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  11. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    I wanted to share some pics that display the pose ability of Optimus with this set. He can't SF o this wearing leader Jetfire :) 
    EDIT: Sorry for the rotated pics, I took them with my phone...
     

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    wow...how much did you get the kit for?
     
  13. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    I pre-ordered it from Robot Kingdom back on March 5. It was $81.36 to have it shipped with insurance. Well worth it!
    I just disassembled the thrusters and cannon to see if I could put LEDs in them. The thrusters are almost completely hollow and should be pretty easy to do. The cannon looks too small for me on the inside...
     
  14. jru42287

    jru42287 Where are my testicles, Summer?

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    That looks much better than I originally thought...

    Ugh, I should not spend money I can't afford to spend.
     
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  15. CURAMEN

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    This is definitely one of my all-time favorite 3rd Party Upgrades that I have ever purchased... EVER!!!

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    I got mines from ACES TOY STORE. :thumb 
     
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    Ive had mine for a few weeks. Before the upgrade arrived i thought about selling buster prime and keeping just striker but now that I have FWI-03 i cant stop looking at it. It completely reignited my love for the Leader Prime mold and now i cant stop buying the upgrades to improve them.

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    TFSource.com just shipped mine! So excited to join in the fun and awesomeness!
     
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    Kylehudson14 On when I'm on

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    They also increased the price :( 
     
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  20. Squall42080

    Squall42080 Autobot RSX Type-S

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    Figured I would post this here too.

    Upon opening, the item can look intimidating, but you just need to take your time!
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    We are about to take this OK combination of Revenge of the Fallen Optimus Prime and Jetfire, and make something EPIC.
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    Definitely one of my best purchases of 2013!
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    Combined, the set is HUGE. It's really does give you the figure you always wanted from Revenge of the Fallen!
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    Next to my 1:1 scale replica of the Matrix of Leadership seen in Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon!
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    As compared to the Asia release of Dark of the Moon Striker Optimus Prime.
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    Next to the OTHER big guy, Planet-X's Genesis.
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