iGear W-01 Upgrade Kit (Perceptor & Kup Weapons)

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  1. DPrime

    DPrime Well-Known Member

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    Didn't see any threads on this - am I the only one who got it?

    Anyway, it's a nice set, and at $15 shipped from China, you can't really go wrong. The case itself is pretty neat, and the weapons look great with Kup and Perceptor (especially Perceptor, imo).

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    Not much else to say, though I do have a few more pics and thoughts on my blog here: Collecting Toys...: iGear W-01 Upgrade Kit Review
     
  2. mugen_prime

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    I got mine this past week. I had previously gotten Process' shapeways Kup pistols and Perceptor sniper rifle. I MUCH prefer Process' Kup pistols. But I kind of like iGears Perceptor sniper rifle more. The other little pistols look decent. What's funny is, the box they come in almost feels like higher quality plastic than the guns themselves. A little disappointed in the feel of the guns, but for $15 shipped you really can't complain. Extra weapons are a good thing.
     
  3. Sammael

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    I got it last week, but didn't feel like making a feedback thread.

    I'm a bit disappointed in the weapons' quality and their incompatibility (Kup can't hold Perceptor's pistols and Kup's pistols are looks in Perceptor's hands). Still, for $15, it's not a big deal - the set is worth it for the sniper rifle alone and I used the box as a stand for City Commander in my S3 shelf.
     
  4. dj_convoy II

    dj_convoy II Remix!

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    Got it from BBTS but haven't shipped it yet-
     
  5. Cecilia

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    Mine was shipped yesterday.
     
  6. MegaHavok

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    I got mine yesterday and was happy with the quality and look of the weapons. Just nothing much to say about them.
     
  7. Bountyan

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    Yeah the compatibility is disappointing. And for some reason my Kup can hold a pistol in his right hand but not his left. I guess the left hand is a smidge tighter to the point where it won't fit.
     
  8. DPrime

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    Were you keeping his original weapon in that hand?

    I had the same thing occur, but the ol' hot water trick on the hand made all the difference. I think his original hand loosened his grip a bit, like what happens ALL THE TIME with the new GI Joes.

    It's still SLIGHTLY loose, but no more so than the other.
     
  9. Bountyan

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    I kept the original weapon in the right hand more often than the left.
     
  10. Demonss

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    I have them in my POL.. But I don't like the grey.. I may be painting these guys black
     
  11. DrTraveler

    DrTraveler Once and Future Slicer

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    I got mine last week. Turns out Perceptor's pistols are a perfect fit for Generations Warpath. Pretty happy with it overall.
     
  12. Creaky

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    Hmm. I don't seem to be able to fit the SMG type pistols into anybodies hands. Gonna have to thicken the handles, perhaps.

    I'm amused at how the box seems to be 80% of the budget for these. Better plastic, better details... :lol 
     
  13. Sammael

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    I gave one "SMG" to Kup and the other to Warpath. Perceptor has his rifle, and Sideswipe is currently using the pistols.
     
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    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    Kup's pistols are the weakest of everything, including the box.
     
  15. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Can anybody offer some tips to keep Perceptor's arms from sagging while he's holding the rifle?
     
  16. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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    The rifle isn't that heavy -- is the sagging due to loose joints or the backpack problem?
     
  17. Bountyan

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    Try floor polish if there are any ball joints
     

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