Mechtech - Looking back

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Snake_eyes1975, Apr 13, 2012.

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Looking back, Do you think Mechtek was better than the powerizer weapons?

  1. Yes, I bitched alot..now I think they were really good

    9 vote(s)
    8.7%
  2. I ALWAYS loved them!!

    14 vote(s)
    13.6%
  3. Still hate that crap..Hate the powerizer weapons, and I hate babies.

    53 vote(s)
    51.5%
  4. I think the Powerizer weapons with lights is great!!

    1 vote(s)
    1.0%
  5. My butt itches

    26 vote(s)
    25.2%
  1. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    So many of us bitch, moaned and complained about "stoopid mechtek crap"

    Now the Powerizers and the LOATHED prime gun is out. Mechtek stuff looks incredible.

    Just wondering how many have looked at these pics of Bulkheads Phail weapon...Primes/starscream/skyquake gun. They are WAY WORSE than mechtek.

    Anyone feeling a bit humbled by the now gone mechtek weapons that were actually REALLY good...some of them?
     
  2. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    I actually liked SOME of the Mech Tech weapons from the get-go... BB's, Voyager Primes, Jolts, Ratchets, Crankcases, Air Raids... Some of them are pretty cool!
     
  3. SnypPrime

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    Those things the powerizers come with are weapons?

    I actually liked Mechtech, voyager OP's gun is fun.
     
  4. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    Mechtech is bad. The Powerizer weapons are even worse.

    Seeing the Powerizer weapons doesn't make me like Mechtech. It just makes me dislike the Powerizer weapons more because I didn't think they could get worse than Mechtech.

    option #3 for me, including the "i hate babies" part.
     
  5. vm-01

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    Some were good enough to make me buy the figures for them. I say in general it was a good gimmick.

    But so far powerizer sucks except for Megatron & Arcee's weapons.
     
  6. shibamura_prime

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    I thought Mechtech was pretty cool, I even liked Leader Bee's crazy backpack. My only beef was the "gawd I wish the deluxe figure weapons would lock in super pew-pew mode!" one.
     
  7. SPLIT LIP

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    Mechtech is much better looking back. Maybe because it was useful, unlike the current "Mechtech." They were perfecty nice, perfectly acceptable guns that had simple, effective flip-out claws/blades that were great for play. Some exceptions included those like Bumblebee's who turned into bigger, better-looking guns. But yeah, I wish the delue weapons locked. (I took the spring out of Bumblebee's) Plus it moved the gimmick off the toy, barely impacting on the overall figure more than a few peg holes which we're hardly a stranger to, and most had them were relatively cleverly hidden or had ways to "fill" them in when not used.
     
  8. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    I don't give a flying fuck either way. The whining, on the other hand, does bug me.
     
  9. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Mechtek still is stupid. Getting an F on a test doesn't make that D you got go away.
     
  10. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    still crap, both the giant oversized weapons and smaller figures because of them
     
  11. ex dtw2003

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    Babies are TEH WORST.

    On a serious note, I still dislike Mechtech and I hate Powerizers even more AND yeah, I dislike Microns.

    Why to all of the above? Oversized weapons that look stupid in hand and are "un-storable" in alt mode. Still there are some pros.

    Pros to Mechtech - still kinda looked like a weapon when not deployed.
    Pros to Powerizers - honestly think a light gimmick is cool.
    Pros to Microns - They transform

    Summary: I think Powerizers would have been/ could have been better than Mechtech if they didn't look like undecipherable pieces of shapeless plastic when not deployed. But we didn't get that so they suck worse.
     
  12. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    I honestly want Mechtech and any permutations thereof gone now, if only to stop the incessant bitching. If Hasbro does that, they'll be saving thousands of fans from working themselves into a frenzy over freaking toys. Seriously, you can just imagine the frothing mouth and pulsing neck vein every time you read someone's negative post about them.
     
  13. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Mech Tech was and is fucking ******ed. Just like that poll.
     
  14. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    I suppose MechTech is technically "better" than Powerizers, but that doesn't mean it was "good." Kinda scary things got worse; I really don't want to see what could make Powerisers look "not as bad."
     
  15. Dansproject

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    Lumps of plastic that don't light up?
     
  17. Sumner Sturgeon

    Sumner Sturgeon It's not easy being the best~

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    Fans. That's what makes Powerisers look "not as bad".
     
  18. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    I love weird little gimmicks and chances taken with design, even if Cyberverse is the best thing I take away from the DOTM toys.
     
  19. Matty

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    I never disliked the MechTech weapons. I really thought they were a cool idea that did not take away from the figure itself. I welcome any form of MechTechs from here on out.
     
  20. ubertenorman

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    I've always had mixed feelings for Mechtech-some are cool, some suck. The powerizers, though, consistently disappoint-with the possible exception of Megs' gun.
     

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