Henkei Thrust has detachable fans

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Ricochet, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. Ricochet

    Ricochet The Nerve Hammer

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  2. Runamuck

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    Ooo....sounds awesome. Thanks for the update!
     
  3. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    That's awesome! Thanks for the news. :) 

    Randy
     
  4. Peanut04

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    That is very cool news indeed. I'm looking forward to getting these guys.
     
  5. WhoKid57

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    so that means when you attach it to the main wing then the engine won't be concealed like it is when it's attached to the rear wing?
     
  6. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    Isn't this a step back? Towards G1?
     
  7. eyeballkid

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    Very cool news, still not worth the price. I can buy a crappy green jet for 7.77, or buy a really cool updated mold, that actually has some character background for 70. :crazy: 
     
  8. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler TFW2005 Supporter

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    Excellent news! Thrust is now preordered!
     
  9. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    this is great news. I think I'll shave some of the plastic from the VTOL parts so they sit flush with the wings.
     
  10. Lucs

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    Just gonna look wierd in jet mode. It either looks good from the bottom but bad from the top or the other way around. There's no way it's gonna look functional either way. This has to be the way they are getting around the FunPub exclusive, which isn't a bad attempt but it's far from perfect
     
  11. Runamuck

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    Damn straight.
     
  12. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    Exactly. Seems like a step forward again. I never understood the whole "omg, it has pieces that come off and that is the worst thing ever" feelings towards G1. I don't think toys should have every piece come off like the old seekers, but having weapons and some parts come off to aid in the overall robot/alt mode aesthetic is fine in my book.
     
  13. SPLIT LIP

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    I'm fine with having to take peices off and leave them off for one mode, like guns or other weapons, but having to take peices off and put them back on for transformation, especially on a fig this simple, is not something I enjoy doing.
     
  14. ShortCircuit

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    why the zebra charlie stripes though?
     
  15. Seawing

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    thanks for the update. now I am happy that I preordered this set.
     
  16. DestronGenerals

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    I don't understand the issue people are having with taking the engines off between modes when you could just leave them on the wings in jet mode AND bot mode and have it even more G1 accurate... I mean granted it might not look as good but it will cover up the stripes and solve the 'partsformer' problem
     
  17. Autobot Spike

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    indeed! that was my idea all along! glad to see someone else feels that's all this mold needs to be perfect. i really like the longer wings on the new Thrust, afterall, and agree that this is a perfect remedy for the weirdness that is Thrust's VTOL fans.... hope that doesn't sacrifice the fan articulation tho... hmmm... :: runs off to ponder the "if"s ::

    -A.S.
     
  18. dark69

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    cool he will be bad ass!
     
  19. Wyvern

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    LOL, yeah I was all set to do the custom but then they go ahead a throw a wrench into my plans by saying that the fans are articulated.
     
  20. DJCHARTERS

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    i actually really like thrust even the white wing stripes. i like the removable vtol engines and the over all paint scheme. dirge will be perfect once ive removed his wing stripes im actually glad i pre ordered these and cant wait to have them in hand. im going to put my botcon dirge on ebay me thinks
     

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