Generations Wheeljack Video Reviews

Discussion in 'Transformers Video Reviews' started by Peaugh, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Posts:
    11,785
    News Credits:
    204
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +640
  2. wolverenz

    wolverenz Decepticon

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2010
    Posts:
    1,011
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    142
    Likes:
    +2
    very cool!!
     
  3. oehtam

    oehtam Trakkon

    Joined:
    Nov 30, 2008
    Posts:
    187
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    67
    Likes:
    +6
    I'm a little disappointed with his proportions.
     
  4. Coaxial

    Coaxial Hop on the beam

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2008
    Posts:
    595
    Trophy Points:
    112
    Likes:
    +21
    Deffo agree that the mold is stronger as Wheeljack than it is as Tracks. That said, the feet don't bother me all that much, but a cheat to make the legs a smidge longer would be nice. Oh well. As it is, he's still awesome. Can't wait for mine to arrive in a few days from BBTS. :D 
     
  5. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2009
    Posts:
    12,529
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +123
    Ebay:
    I love Tracks so i'm POSITIVE i'll love Wheeljack.


    BTW, how do the wrenches look when plugged into his back?
     
  6. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Posts:
    11,785
    News Credits:
    204
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +640
    I don't have Jazz with me so I can't call it for certain, but I *think* it's the same stuff. It DOES appear to be a whiter shade though, if that's what you're wondering about.
     
  7. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2009
    Posts:
    5,840
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +37
    Great review, can't wait to have one!!
     
  8. kmoua7

    kmoua7 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2009
    Posts:
    4,696
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Likes:
    +98
    I'm wondering the same thing, is it bright white like United Jazz and United Drift(assuming you have those)? I'm hoping it's bright white like the United figures so I don't need to get a United Wheeljack as I like the Hasbro color scheme better but the off white Hasbro usually uses bug me.
     
  9. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

    Joined:
    Feb 7, 2003
    Posts:
    8,364
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    226
    Likes:
    +4
    Me too. On camera that plastic looks super white.
     
  10. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Posts:
    11,785
    News Credits:
    204
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +640
    It's pretty white. I'll compare with Jazz when I get home. I don't have any of the United figures, unfortunately.
     
  11. starscream-99

    starscream-99 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2009
    Posts:
    6,571
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +76
    Nice! Can't wait to have him in hand.
     
  12. Sup3hobo

    Sup3hobo Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 29, 2008
    Posts:
    3,280
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Likes:
    +406
    Hmmm Wheeljack's leg's can't stretch out anymore? In the official pictures it looks like they might come out a bit more, but maybe its just the angle?
     
  13. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2006
    Posts:
    11,785
    News Credits:
    204
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +640
    It's actually not possible without modification. The tracks that allow the legs to slide up are at their very limit in the video. I even took the legs apart to check. It's actually pretty easy though to cut longer tracks and allow the legs to extend further.
     
  14. xanthax

    xanthax choppaface

    Joined:
    Jul 12, 2009
    Posts:
    5,996
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +7
    Wheeljack looks great imo! I'm glad I preordered one. I do think the mold looks better as WJ rather than Tracks, but Tracks is pretty good too. He's got some pedonkydonk legs, but his colors are excellent.

    Thanks for the review.
     
  15. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Posts:
    5,020
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +3
    IMO, Wheeljack is perfect as he is. Wheeljack in G1 was never tall, so I don't mind the height of this figure at all. Now Tracks, he needs some more height, but just a smidge. Still, I'm satisfied with Tracks as he is now.
     
  16. coybrafett

    coybrafett Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2011
    Posts:
    345
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    92
    Likes:
    +45
    Thanks for another great review peaugh. Does wheeljack have knee articulation? What I mean is I have posed tracks with his legs backwards, but his kneecaps hinder knee movement.
     
  17. microclone

    microclone Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 22, 2007
    Posts:
    3,422
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    237
    Likes:
    +125
    one of the few Tf's i'll buy this year, i like his rather short proportions, matches the g1 toy, also the feet are real car parts!
     
  18. Acteon

    Acteon Overworked

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2004
    Posts:
    1,920
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +236
    Ebay:
    Looks great, can't wait for my United pre-order to show up!
     
  19. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2009
    Posts:
    4,504
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +118
    WJ's chunkiness is really noticeable when compared to Warpath, who I just became convinced to buy due to how lean and streamlined he is.
     
  20. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2009
    Posts:
    11,920
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +294
    Gotta love the paint job on him,much better than what they gave Jazz.
     

Share This Page