Gray Classics Astrotrain

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  1. CANNABIS PRIME

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    Pretty tempting for the G1 factor, but I think the white colour scheme works better.
     
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    Wow, this was unexpected.
     
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    Kind of dull-looking, like most of the Japanese Classics thus far.
     
  5. Hiro Prime

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    Sold. God I love repaints.
     
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    Sweet! I was so hoping they'd do this...
     
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    I wish the forearms were gray too.
     
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    That's the only one that look good so far for me. I could be tempted to buy that one, he look real good in bot and shuttle mode :) 
     
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    Look at the arm he is using to hold his gun. :wink: 
     
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    Agreed, the figure would look better IMO if the white areas were all changed to gray. But still, it looks pretty good.
     
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    I meant the covers on the forearms. I don't like how they kept white on them.
     
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    That looks pretty damn cool. A toon' accurate Astrotrain. How much do these Japanese Classics run for?
     
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    Now you mention it, it kinda does stick out like a sore thumb.
     
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    Astrotrain looks pretty good, but I don't think I'll be getting him. I'm happy with the white Astrotrain. Maybe I'd consider him if Hasbro plans to repaint him. Nothing against Takara-Tomy, but a domestic release of a repaint of a TF I have is healthier for my wallet.

    Personally I think the white on the arm adds some nice contrast. I also feel it adds to the "realism" of the bullet train mode since (based on a Google search) most bullet trains are white or have a white section that starts from the nose.
     
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    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    sweet.

    Gay, ehobby g1 Proto astro flashback

    Edit: my spellchecker made gah into gay wth
     
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    I'm not sure this is a picture of the actual final figure - I can't see any chrome on it like the other Japanese classics.
     
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    Sooo, is this official, or a digibash? I was hoping they'd do these colors, so I'm hoping it's official!
     
  18. Feralstorm

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    I think I might have found the only Tomykara Classics toy I'd actually be willing to buy.
     
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    Hopefully it'll stay that way too; I think the chrome on the others looks awful and out of place.
     
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    I like the idea of the chrome, but it does seem quite randomly applied, and as such I don't think it works. Since the original Astrotrain never had chrome, I don't see why you'd expect (or want) it on this version.
     

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