Movie Advance AD16 Autobot Dino/Mirage

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  1. Lazerwave

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    A Dream come true. After all these years I finally got my hands on a Deluxe Movie Mirage. I got this from Anime Export, and they were really fast on delivery. I now can order all my Takara stuff there.

    Since there isn't one right now, I'm going to post a review on this. Sorry if my pictures are bad, I have a bad camera.

    I've got to say, This is possibly one of the best Transformers Movie figures ever.

    I know what the figure is suppose to be, but I would prefer the figure to look like what I have in the pictures, it would make it look less Sideways and more unique.

    The positive side, That's a really great head sculpt. The negative side, I wish it was a ferrari and the blades could be a bit bigger. But hey, if Ferrari has a problem about licensing, I'll take what I can get.

    I absolutely love this figure. I can finally say, "I finally have a red sports car Autobot in my team. I would totally recommend this figure. I give this a 9/10.

    I hope you enjoy this feedback, if you have any questions, does hesitate to ask.
     

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  2. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    The Sideways mold was never very good to be honest, and it doesn't really work as Mirage.
     
  3. eltonlin98

    eltonlin98 Studio Series muscle car Dropkick = ESSENTIAL

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    That packaging art looks extremely ugly.

    Thanks for the review though! I never liked the Sideways mold, so I'm passing on this.
     
  4. Fallout

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    ew. best part is the headsculpt.
     
  5. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    I ADORE the sideways mold...but this just does not work for Mirage for me..easy pass
     
  6. Yaujta

    Yaujta NOT Randy Butternubs. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, not good. Sideways was okay at best. This just doesn't work.
     
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    Still waiting on mine, but I'm feeling just the slightest tinge of regret. This isn't the best mold to use as MiraDino, but I'm a take-what-you-can-get kind of guy, so I'll just have to deal. That head sculpt is bitching, however.
     
  8. jru42287

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    Yeah, as others have said, I don't mind the Sideways mold, but it just does not work for me as Dino. Hell, a BH Smokescreen retool would've worked better.
     
  9. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

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    I just ordered this guy from Robot Kingdom, along with the FWI-4 jetpack. I wouldn't have ordered it on its own, but I figured since I was buying something else I'd throw it in...
    I'm looking forward to having a red Autobot car, and to modding him so it looks less and less like Sideways and more like the CGI model...
     
  10. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    I certainly wouldn't call it one of the best movie toys ever, but it does fill the spot of Mirage, which is something that fans have wanted for a while now. Doesn't look like Mirage at all though. On the plus side, the new head sculpt and paintjob do look great.
     
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    Mine was just paid for yesterday. No regrets, looks fantastic. Needs an Autobot logo on the chest somewhere.
     
  12. neevnav

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    Just waiting on mine to ship (TFSource) Looks good, though I'm going to try the headsculpt one something else and see if it works.
     
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    Looks decent! I mean, of course it's off, but it's cool we get a Mirage. Hasbro, take notice!
     
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    eltonlin98 Studio Series muscle car Dropkick = ESSENTIAL

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    Hasbro:-looks up from newspaper- Huh, what's that, you want another Bumblebee? Sure thing -releases another Bumblebee figure-
     
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    Nice review Lazerwave, I'm glad you got a hole of him!
    I know theres a lot of "sideways isnt suitable as Dino..." but I think its a great movie figure, great alt mode, great pain job, excellent accessories and really nice head sculpt! Great purchase IMO!
     
  16. Lazerwave

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    I'm glad I got him. Now when I play with him, I've to learn how to speak Italian.
     
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    Where do the blades go in car mode? Under?
     
  18. kaiserlisk

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    Looks like there are holes in the blades that plug into the transformation pegs on the feet. So theoretically, you can have leg blades.
     
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    please don't make me buy this.
     
  20. Lazerwave

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    You are correct. The blades hook on to the leg pegs in car mode. I'll post a picture if I have time.
     

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