grail time! g1 scorponok

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by KA, Dec 10, 2007.

  1. KA

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    yay me!

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    so with this guy, i complete my basebot line up pre 88 of:
    fort max
    omega
    trypty
    metroplex

    i scored this guy with a bin of just under a hundred pounds, been checking him out recently but was tough to track down a complete one with a bin price so had to do a double take on the price but i bit the bullet.

    ive been passing this guy up for a while, buying my time since he was the basebot i least liked from the above list. ive passed on him at least twice - once to get a boxed overlord, the other in favor of this years botcon set, but ive been on a roll recently with milestones (completed 84-85 cars and 84-85 cons recently), so this was a pretty sweet end of the year trifecta.

    so after this im chasing down the rest of the combiners but in meantime you guys can look fwd to group shots and diorama pics :) 
     
  2. The621

    The621 Fuck you, that's why!

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    Congrats! He looks a bit dusty. But congrats, KA! :D 
     
  3. Draven

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    Good work d00d! Scorponok was the first Citybot I ever got back in the day; he's a great toy.
     
  4. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    How much did you get him for KA?
     
  5. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    Congrats brah, but you should of waited for the reissue.
     
  6. KA

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    yeah, i heard abt the rumor (based on that takatomy g1 page), and now that ive actually got scorpy the rumor will come thru :lolol 
     
  7. LigerPrime

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    Good haul, dude! The chrome looks to be in good shape - based on the pix that is!
     
  8. Tech Spec

    Tech Spec Breeze Loo

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    *gives pound*

    Big props man! I just sold my MIB one earlier last week.
     
  9. RobotoChan

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    Good work fella.

    I was considering selling my minty Scorpy a few months back when I was saving for girlfriends engagement ring rock but decided against it - he goes well with my Metroplex.

    Saying that, after fiddling with Binaltechs and Masterpeices for a while, I find Scorpy a little chunky and clumsy. So he sits in a box in my loft out of sight :( 
     
  10. Mixmaster

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    Yeah Scorponok's great, I've still got my boxed example from '87 with all the parts. The base mode is pretty meh but I love the scorpion and robot modes. Is Fasttrack missing a gun, KA?
     
  11. SydneyY

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    Congrats!
     
  12. KA

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    yeah i agree his base mode is a bit lacking (which is why i insist overlord is the better base bot con - he actually makes a good base mode compare to scorpy, heck, even trypticon makes a better base mode) but ive grown to like the scorpion mode. heck, ive even grown to like the colour scheme.

    i actually thought fasttracks other gun was missing. i just missed it inside the box, lucky i always keep the packaging around for awhile to make sure i didnt miss anything.

    hes got great stickers and chrome despite being dusty. one hitch tho. his right hand gun peg was broken, so i swapped claws. the screws show up in bot mode now but at least he can hold his gun proper.
     
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    Congrats. He was one of my favorites but I had recently sold him to help fund another a more expensive toy I wanted.
     
  14. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm OriginalRotorstorm Fanboy

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    this reminds me to complete mine sometime.

    i need to clean him too.
     
  15. Paradigm-Shift Prime

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    Sweet!, I just got complete Scorponok a week and a bit ago and I love him, he is so big and bold. No Max for me yet though. I paid $188 US plus $25 shipping (from within Canada):

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  16. Easterling Capt

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    congrats , he is the last basbot I need MIB

    ( except MAX because MAX will be the last american bot I will get and will satisfie for a loose complete one when time comes.)
     
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    Nice score!
     
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    Very nice. Scorponok was a big grail for me, too, friend of mine as a kid had one but he never let me play with it, he brought it out and showed me what it did, then put it away and I'd get to play with Fasttrack at best. Torture, it was! Great feeling when I finally got my own.

    Wish mine came that complete though... lucky sucker.
     
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    :lol  that's my older brother in a nut shell with our transformers (and everything else) when I was a kid.
     
  20. Prisoner1138

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    Grats on the scorponok. Definitely one of the favorites in my collection.
     

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