iGear Cygar Kup head review

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Reviews' started by siniquezu, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. siniquezu

    siniquezu Well-Known Member

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    Pictures to come. I just got the Cygar. I barely touched the head and the cigar fell off. I hadn't even removed the head from the foam yet. I had to glue the thing back on carefully because of the size. Just be careful. Also the screw on the head has a narrow prong holes so you almost have to use the screwdriver they give you. It's going to cramp the hand a little too.

    But once everything works and is set, the figure looks awesome though. Looks pretty awesome now. Would recommend it if it wasn't for the whole cigar falling off. I just need a Recoil now.

    Will do a full review this weekend.
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    Mine came in today but I wasn't home and apparently it required a signature... so its sitting at the post office. :( 
     
  3. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    This head seams to give the complete figure an overhaul.. :thumb 

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  4. Acteon

    Acteon Overworked

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    It does make a hell of a difference.
     
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    brittap Well-Known Member

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    My tracking still says "Your item left SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE on April 03, 2011. Information, if available, is updated periodically throughout the day. Please check again later." almost 2 weeks later :( 
     
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    Mine is still saying the same and the head arrived this morning (and I doubt it will change as the postie didn't bother getting me to sign for it)

    Is there a trick to removing the old head? it's hard to get enough of a grip of the teeny tiny screwdriver to unscrew it.
     
  7. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I just used a normal screwdriver, it was fine. Though I do have a small-headed one.

    Great product. Really makes a massive difference to Kup!
     
  8. stratonrye

    stratonrye Maximal

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    That new noggin looks really, really great on Kup. I can't wait until mine shows up... although I won't have a body to put it on cause I just finally ordered a Kup from HTS with their recent restock/pre-order a couple days ago. Oh well. How's the head articulation with the new head on? The new head looks a little bulkier, does that prevent it from being able to move around as much as the stock head?
     
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    Just picked mine up from the PO. I'm baffled as to how they can afford to send 2 heads, a screwdriver and a plastic case that fits the truck bed with registered post for only $12 total
     
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    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    It really, really does look good. Definitely getting a set of these.
     
  11. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Finally got mines....
     
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    MrMark Minifigure

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    My postie ignored the 'signature required' sticker and posted it as normal.
     
  13. TheTFReview

    TheTFReview XboxLIVE: kpeek

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    This is the only 3rd party head I have ever considered buying. Placed my order today, I honestly can't wait to see the results in person.
     
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    Nice. I just went up to the post office and grabbed it earlier. :thumbs2: 

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  15. MidnightBliss

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    Now I want to see someone put a tiny orange or red LED in that sucker.
     
  16. Agent Adam

    Agent Adam Well-Known Member

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    For the eyes? They are painted, not clear.
     
  17. Auto Morph

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    Damn, that is one fine looking noggin.
     
  18. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    looks incredibly good, cant wait till mine shows up.

    seems to make the whole figures body more proportional, though the legs are still way to big.
     
  19. MidnightBliss

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    No. I want to see the cigar glow.
     
  20. MagnusPrimal

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    Crap. After seeing these pics and comparing with regular Kup, I had to add this to my pile of loot. Just makes too big of a difference.
     

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