MMC Reformatted R-27sg Calidus Shadow Ghost (SG HotRod)

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  1. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC Schmuck

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    Man I also said I didn't need this version but freaking eck the colors work so well. I'm sure he'll end up on PSX in Octoboer. And tfsource posted about him so they've probably already arranged to get stock of it eventually too i would think. Hope the post DC prices aren't awful...
     
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    Only if you think that the lips are the indentation on top of the goatie.
     
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    Hasbro Springer is the single best transforming robot toy ever made, so that's high praise.
     
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    Will have to get this guy. Neither of the previous versions worked for me, but this one definitely does. Feel the design works more for an evil Rodimus too.
     
  6. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher Retro Active TFW2005 Supporter

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    Context matters. The MMC overview video came after that, and it adds clarification to the statement you're cherry-picking. As shocking as it might seem, something can be recommended because it's the best version available for now of a given character and still not be a truly great product. That appears to be the situation he's describing.
     
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    I also think people take the pieces of reviews that reinforce their own feelings toward the figure. If you don't like it you take any perceived slight as reinforcement that you are right and vice versa. As @TheGrognard said earlier, I think Hasbro springer is among the best Hasbro tos ever produced and is the only Hasbro toy I display with my third party figures so for me it didn't come as a slight. But I am also aware that my personal feelings toward a figure are just that, a personal feeling. And whether or not I can find someone to agree or disagree with me on that personal feeling does not in fact make the that feeling a fact. I personally dig this one. doesn't make you not digging it wrong anymore than you not digging it make the figure crap or overpriced. it just is what it is.

    But hey if you don't like what your getting from MMC these days, more power to ya, its money not spent. In this case It is just one less person I am competing with for a figure with limited numbers so no gripes from me.
     
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    so have we figured out which con exclusive this belongs to.....
     
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    This is too good not to get. It needs a batman symbol
     
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    TFCon USA more likely than not.
     
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    Still haven't received word that this guy is a TFcon DC exclusive, have we?
     
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    I believe it has.
    TFcon on Twitter
     
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    murphytronus Im not Shardimus

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    It's been confirmed via Tfcon on Facebook. This is a Tfcon exclusive .. if anyone is going to be there and can help me out I would greatly appreciate it .. not looking to pay crazy markup either.. thank you to anyone who can help me out
     
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    99.9% chance that Planet Steel Express will sell it within weeks after the con. A3U will almost certainly have it as well.

    And if it's like Calidus Asterisk, all the typical online vendors will also have limited availability some time after that.

    So if you can wait, there's a decent chance you can get one, from your favorite retailer even.
     
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  16. murphytronus

    murphytronus Im not Shardimus

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    Yeah I know I don't know if I will be working on something when they drop for sale online ... I usually keep up on here for sale dates and releases but you never know who's getting what and how long it will last .. I've had bad luck and missed out because I was busy when preorders dropped but if he is as available as asterisk calidus was I should have no problem getting one.. fingers crossed I can get a second .. one for my shattered glass display and one for my rodimus/sg rodimus display
     
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    ...i generally don’t go for shattered glass repaints, but this is a stunning figure!..
     
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    QFT!!! :buttrock 
     
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    I hope I can get one... Looks like a perfect combo to DX9 Terror.
     
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    primalxconvoy グーグル 翻訳は素晴らしいです!

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    Looks good.  This recolour is a great way to enjoy the mold, especially if the original didn\'t sit well as a \"proper\" G1 Rodimus.  It\'s a bit like getting Emil repaints of Bayverse TFs to include in CHUG collections, too.
     

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