For owners of Animated Grimlock - Do you like it, is it worth the $

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  1. jamspeed

    jamspeed is so beast!

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    Looking for good or bad comments about him. I'm on the fence cause I'm not a big "Animated" fan ( I do have the Animated Op Primes and other Dinobots though) and not sure if I like the Bot mode. It could just be the picks I've seen online but is he well proportioned, well articulated, ect...

    FYI I like the Animated Swoop, but not the Animated Snarl "Slag"
     
  2. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    Get him, he's awesome. He has a very G1 inspired transformation and has good articulation.
     
  3. Malikon

    Malikon Well-Known Member

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    I think Animated Grimlock is awesome and has a strong 'feel' of the original.

    Actually Voyagers Grimlock, Prime and Bulkhead are my favorite figures in the Animated line.
     
  4. hutchprime

    hutchprime Made of sterner stuff

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    Awesome figure and well worth the money.
     
  5. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Very good toy...the arms are meh, but the rest is awesome.
     
  6. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    He is great, very G1ish and yet a good new spin on the character.
     
  7. bumblebee15

    bumblebee15 Autobot

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    BUY it! This guy is very G1ish! The only complaint i have is i hate his sword- So go for it!!!
     
  8. Ricky_Stream

    Ricky_Stream Well-Known Member

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    he is awesome! my wife gave him to me yesterday (birthday present) and i really really like him. very similar g1 transformation, cool bot mode (arms are kinda meh! but the rest is great.)
     
  9. revlimiter

    revlimiter Bot Hacker

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    The only bad thing you can say about him is his lack of poseability in dino mode. If he had bendy arms and a head that could pivot, he'd be an A+ toy.

    as is, Grimmy is very nearly the best $20 you can spend on a modern TF. You'll likely not be disappointed.
     
  10. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    Yup, he's DEFINITELY worth it. The arms are a tad tricky to transform the first time but he's a solid, stellar figure nevertheless.

    Very articulated limbs and goes very well with the other two dinos. Actually, that's the only drawback, once you have him you HAVE to get the other two.
     
  11. Rewind

    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    The worst part about him is the lack of bicep rotation, which limits his arm articulation. He's got full motion at the shoulders (ball sockets), elbows that bend but are hindered a little due to the extendy feature for transformation, and his wrists rotate. His fingers/claws also move.

    The best part about him is everything else. :) 
     
  12. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Hold off on him and get Shockwave instead.
     
  13. 0R10N P4X

    0R10N P4X Banned

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    I like it except the open chest in dino mode!
     
  14. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    I have to support this statement.
     
  15. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Go for it.
     
  16. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    I'm not the biggest Animated fan but I love Grimlock. only real negative points I can think of is the gaping hole in its chest in dino mode, the lack of bicep swivels and the steamshovel jaw in robot mode hinders head movement. It's still a pretty solid toy overall.
     
  17. DavAnthony

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    I bought him because I saw the potential of making him into a more G1 type of look. However it's required a lot of modding, sculpting and dremeling to get him to something I think looks good and I'm not even done yet. He isn't going to really fit in with your classics as is, however I've seen some really nice repaints that make him look less animated and more "real world
     
  18. Big Filipino

    Big Filipino John 3:16-17 says it all

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    TFA Grimlock is one of my favorites from the Animated line. My only complaint, as with others, is the gaping hole in his chest in dino mode. Other than that he's great!!
     
  19. mirarage

    mirarage Agent of Primus

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    Awesome figure.
    Can't go wrong with this one.
     
  20. Molini

    Molini spawn of a glitch TFW2005 Supporter

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    Unless you plan to stand him up in Dino mode to resemble the original G1 Grimlock, then that gaping hole doesn't matter, besides even if you did stand him that way his head can't pivot down so it just looks like he's staring up at nothing (a bird maybe? Grimlock hate stupid bird).

    I love this mold, as far as animated is concerned, and definitely reccomend it. And if you already have Swoop and possibly Snarl (since you said you didn't like him I assume you have him) then you definitely should grab him to make your Dinobots complete.

    just my :2c: 
     

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