In hand Pic of Drift(USA) and Drift(Jap) compair

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  1. xterry

    xterry Well-Known Member

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    someone was found this pic from Taobao, and upload to the biggest TF Forum in China---ACTOYS

    looks like the Jap edition had better color, and better paint,

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    and United Drift have more detail then the US edition.

    also the Legend G1 Megartron

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  2. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Well, I really don't even know who drift is but I do prefer the White Takara version over Hasbros cream
     
  3. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    I wonder why Hasbro reds always end up being orangy or pinkish while Takara reds always turn out richer/deeper...
     
  4. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    Ooh sweet, they painted the chest details!

    Nice to see a pleasing difference, given the enormous retail price disparity between the two. :lol 
     
  5. Nightrain

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    Yeah, I might actually get one now. Still disappointed there's no chrome sword though.
     
  6. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    The sword would need to be made of a harder plastic in order to be chromed...
     
  7. Pun-3X

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    *sigh* That is a MUCH nicer white than what we keep getting (Jazz seems a bit dull too) Still happy with mine, and I wouldn't have splurged to get this one if I hadn't already bought mine anyway. And extra gold details are always something you can add yourself.
     
  8. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Nope. Bandai has released several Gundam model kits with chromed, flexible blades.
     
  9. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout SANTARN IS COMING AGAIN TFW2005 Supporter

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    Meh. While the United Drift does look a bit nicer with the additional white and gold paint apps, I already own and love my Generations Drift so paying through the nose simply for a little extra paint simply isn't my thing.

    More power to those who want it, though.
     
  10. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like the whiter white, but I don't care for the darker red the color of dried blood.

    Legends Megatron looks strangely cheerful in that photo, like he's thinking about pie or something. :) 
     
  11. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I agree, it seems very odd indeed.
     
  12. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    TakaraTomy tends to go for more vibrant colors while Hasbro's are just off colors it seems.

    Randy
     
  13. Ikkstakk

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    Does Megatron really need an orange safety cap? Really? He's a bit small to be a deadly weapon.
     
  14. mx-01 archon

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    Really not liking Drift's white arms.
     
  15. megatroptimus

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    How can you make a layer of chrome bend? Wouldn't it chip like mad right away? Unless your chrome is just a shiny silver paint that has nothing to do with actual chrome?
     
  16. mx-01 archon

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    Haven't a clue how. But they did it back in 2004, with the 1/100 Red Frame Astray kit. And then the MG Red Astray. And MG Shin Musha and Musha MK-II. And probably the PG Red Astray.

    Whatever it is they did, it works. The blades all have a decent amount of give to them, without the chrome flaking off.
     
  17. Renidragon

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    There might be a slight difference in the whites used, but it looks to me like it's just lighting, and the photographer simply trying to make the look different. That red looks a little darker, but I think it's simply different - neither better nor worse, IMHO.

    I DO like the painted chest highlights, but as an American buyer, I'm very happy with my Generations Drift, and I don't feel like I'm missing out on anything major by not buying the United version. I like this a lot - I feel like it's encouraging us to buy domestic.
     
  18. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yeah the white is definitely different based on the two car mode pictures.
     
  19. CookSux

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    I'm generally a Henkei collector and choose those over the American counterparts, but I'm on the fence here. I really like Hasbro's Drift and wonder if the changes warrent a double dip... such a dilemma
     
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    Looks nice but $34!!?
     

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