FWI-4 Jetwing Upgrade kit

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  1. jrxcombinetrain

    jrxcombinetrain Just like combiners

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    I've been waiting for 3 years.
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    Now it finally arrived!!!!
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    Now Optimus power up!!
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    His jet engines are rotary.
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    Wings spread to around 60cm.
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    Jet truck mode:
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    Well, tonight i'll go to the movies, should i bring him to theater?
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  2. ZEGR

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    Looks great...so this one is more movie accurate than TT's?
     
  3. daimchoc

    daimchoc Well-Known Member

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    Awesome!
     
  4. anubis20

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    This looks great!! Im still more impressed by FWI-3 but i cant wait to get FWI-4 and complete my 3 primes:

    Buster w/ FWI-3
    DA-28 Striker w/ FWI-4
    APS-01 Striker alt mode with UFO Trailer
     
  5. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Mine arrived in 1-day to Los Angeles but is stuck in customs. Ughhh. Hopefully I receive it by Monday. Anubis is yours arriving today?

    I'm kinda glad I kept my Hasbro Leader class Optimus. The FWI-4 is flat gray and meant for Hasbro OP and not at all silver schemed like Buster Optimus Prime.
     
  6. anubis20

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    Sadly no :cry  Mine just updated to "inbound into customs", with luck ill see it before the holiday weekend.
     
  7. Timesynch

    Timesynch I still function! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Absolutely beastly! Can't wait to get this thing on my DA-28 Striker Optimus!
     
  8. sideswipe29

    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    How do the arm cannons fit onto Prime? I noticed you had the UFO hands and wanted to know if there were clearance issues.
     
  9. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Prime/Meg/Bee/SS completist

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    Weird, it looks unfinished. Where's the silver?
     
  10. sideswipe29

    sideswipe29 Collect what makes you happy

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    It was always meant to look this way. It's meant to match DA-28 Striker shown in the pictures. It was never meant to be a premium silver and chrome paint job to match Buster Prime or APS-01.
     
  11. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    I don't own a DA-28 Striker Prime. Is the gray the same to the common Hasbro Leader Class ROTF Optimus? Or is it different?
     
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    It is a really nice kit, but I had to use my Amazon Jetwing Prime to go with it. So now I'm going to replace my Jetfire combo ROTF Prime with a Buster Prime so that I can have the chrome accents with the FWI-3 kit.
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  14. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Thanks for the info. After seeing gen1autobot's pic, it actually looks better on the ROTF Prime as the grays contrast.

    I can't believe this was at Botcon. I was there and completely missed finding one. Mine just cleared customs so hopefully I have it by tomorrow. Shipping from Robot Kingdom is fast! I may skip out on BBTS and TFSource if the shipping is well packaged and arrives this fast/early.
     
  15. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    Mine's supposed to be in today! I've ordered from them before and I'm pretty sure this is the fastest I've ever gotten anything from them!
     
  16. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    I just checked my USPS tracking and it says "Notice Left (No Authorized Recipient Available.)" I guess I'm not getting mine today. FML!!
     
  17. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Was surprised to find my package when I arrived at home. I love my postmaster for trying to reach me twice, after one failed attempt. Very happy with the speed of RobotKingdom's shipping too. I will be doing business again with them soon. 2 days from Hong Kong to California (not counting the hold up in customs over the weekend) is pretty great. This set is pretty awesome. The sheer size of the wing span and mass is amazing in person. Pics just do not do this product justice.

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  18. Ironhide1234

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    It's just so beautiful :')
     
  19. peachmizuki

    peachmizuki I'm a Fighter...

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    Yes, the Takara Tomy version is based on a concept art that did not make it to the movie.

    The FWI-4 is absolutely beautiful. I would have wanted it moreso if it can compact itself to fit inside the UFO leader trailer, but as the product is, its already an impressive sight to behold. I am really curious on how stable the large wings are. They seem really large compared to the very small ratchet joints that hold it.
     
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    I'm wondering does it fit on top of the UFO trailer or inside the ring somehow like the FW3? I'll need to get this after I come back from vacation......
     

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