G1 DVD box set question

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  1. Draven

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    I've been looking at this G1 DVD boxset on eBay, but before I buy it, I wanted to know if anyone else had it; and if so, what's the quality like?
     
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    the wife and i both have been waning to get this too. i too am very interested in this set.
     
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    If memory serves, it was supposed to be at least as good as the Rhino sets. And $50 shipped for the whole series is a freaking steal...
     
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    yeah, that looks awesome, i may have to buy that for myself as a birthday present....
     
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    I have a question about the Rhino edition: do they release all the seasons?
     
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    Yes, they released:

    Season 1
    Season 1 Part 1
    Season 2 Part 2
    Season 3 Part 1
    Season 3 Part 2/ Season 4 (Rebirth)
     
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    I have it I have it!!!! well the thing is the DVDs come in these little plastic baggies so you need to provide a place to put them. other then that it is awesome quality is awesome!!! it is in English yoiu don't have to do anything except turn chinese subtitles off every time you put a disk in. It is GREAT deal for the money

    Also I want to add that link you provided is the same guy I bought my set from he is fast I got it in a week or less. It was super fast.
     
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    Wee!!!!! :rock  Thanks.
     
  9. Draven

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    Thanks ILD. I'll let everyone know how they are in about a week, then ;) 
     
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    please do draven. i am anxious to have solid answers too.
     
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    yeah, i 2nd that....im needin a g1 fix....

    also, does anyone have these?

    http://www.qksrv.net/click-1645815-5463217?loc=http://cgi.ebay.com/TRANSFORMERS-G2-HEADMASTERS-MASTERFORCE-VICTORY-30-DVD_W0QQitemZ9121706425QQcategoryZ617QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

    id love to have them it says they are in english, which i assume is the poor dub version from years back...but thatd still be ok....i was noticing as i searched a bunch said your dvd player has to be PAL/NTSC...i dont think mine is, but ill have to look into that first...
     
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    Okay; as promised, a quick review of this set.
    The DVDs come in this metal box:
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    Inside it you find the following:
    -A keyring:
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    -A slipcased folder:
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    containing 14 DVD-9s (dual layer) and one DVD-5 (single layer). The folder is REALLY nice looking; Dreamwave artwork throughout, and the back of each DVD pocket has tech specs & bios for all the main characters in the series.
    -a VERY spiffy looking black envelope containing a set of postcards, each with a different piece of Dreamwave g1 artwork. This is BEAUTIFUL; the envelope has the Transformers logo on the front, and on the back, embossed in silver, it reads "Freedom is the right of all sentient beings". I'll take some photos when I get a chance.
    To be blunt, I cannot fault the presentation of this set in the slightest. It's nothing short of beautiful.
    The 14 DVD9s contain the entire G1 cartoon series (including Rebirth), and Transformers: The Movie (the version with Spike swearing). The 15th DVD contains a CRAPLOAD of extra material; so far (the menus are all in Chinese, so navigation is a biatch) I've found:
    -comparisons between the original versions and the remastered ones
    -what appears to be every single opening/closing sequence and commercial break lead-in/lead-out from every G1 series (including Masterforce & Victory. NIIIICE), and the video report on botcon '01. I'd be willing to bet there's a lot more I haven't found yet.
    The picture quality is superb; audio quality is too (although the Chinese language dub is FAR louder; watch out for that).
    A box set like this would easily be worth buying at a much higher price; but for less than $50 shipped (5 days to arrive, with tracking number) it's an absolute steal. :thumb 
     
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    well, thats it then, im so buying this when my tax return comes in or i get my bday money, whichever is first....
     
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    Wow, maybe I should get that and sell off my Rhino sets.
     
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    I had those. They are indeed the cheesy English dubs. The menus all have the Victory theme which was weird but the transfers are good quality.
     
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    thanks so much for getting back to us on this draven. i really appreciate the info. i've been wanting to get the g1 sets for awhile but they got real pricey in the last year or so. this sounds like a steal. also, the spike swearing version of the movie! yeeeessssssss. that's just too cool. thanks again!
     
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    That's one hell of a nice G1 haul, Draven.
     
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    There is an edited version out there?
     
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    pretty much every version since the initial release on vhs has been edited. i'm not certain the original release isn't censored now that i think about it.
     

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