New pics of Cybertron Quickmix

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Nevermore, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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  2. Scrapper6

    Scrapper6 Lord of Constructicons

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    Is it my imagination; or is his Mini-Con, Heavy-Load I believe, a heavy remold or at least design based on Demolishor's partner Blackout from Armada?
     
  3. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Stripmine. Heavy Load comes with Menasor. :) 

    "Based on", maybe; but the huge differences would make it rather unviable for Hasbro to retool the mold instead of making a new one from scratch.

    Just like Metroplex's Mini-Con partner Drillbit shares some similarities with Armada Megatron's Mini-Con partner Leader-1.
     
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    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    Looks cool, but not sure I'm digging the cement-mixer-barrel-for-an-arm. Never was a fan of frankenstein-ish features like that.
     
  5. Hook

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    Perhaps, but it's such a cool nod to GaoGaiGar!
     
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    Cobra_Commander Master of tactics TFW2005 Supporter

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    dosent look to bad, i prefer the look of menasor but will be awhile before i get them
     
  7. Valkysas

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    the front of his body is just so plain and flat, he looks boring.
     
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    That's what I was thinking as well!

    "Symmetrical Docking!!" :thumb 
     
  9. Edgewise

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    The minicon reminds me more of Buzzsaw(Destruction team) than Blackout.
     
  10. TreKain

    TreKain Made of Sterner Stuff TFW2005 Supporter

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    My only problem with him is that he seems to have no waist.
     
  11. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    That is HORRIBLE. :( 
     
  12. ikado

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    It looks like I'll be skipping all the Giant Planet releases, save for maybe the mini-con team. Maybe when they're on clearance towards the end of the series I'll pick them up.
     
  13. Mexi-Con

    Mexi-Con ...Stop Me When I'm Lying

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    No Sir I don't like it.
    Just can't get into these guys for some reason. Except for maybe Metroplex.
     
  14. Lonewolf

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    I don't think they're all that bad.
    Neat pics nonetheless.
     
  15. useless

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    Hmm well, not great, but fairly good... hes the best of the giant planet designs by MILES, yet he's barely an average Cybertron figure,

    Does anyone have any idea why the Giant planet designs seem generally so much below the standard of the other Cybertron figures? were they last minute replacments for the rumoured abandoned "apocalypse planet"?
     
  16. SydneyY

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    Bit bland, maybe, but I liked the show character. So I hope he'll show up in my area one day :) 
     
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    I like this a lot. Better than more damn repaints.
     
  18. rattrap007

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    I still like it...
     
  19. Grimlock_13

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    I love it. I think the reason I like Menasor and Quickmix so much is the head scuplts...they're SO out of the norm for a TF head style it's just awesome...same thing with Sideways. I'll be eagerly awaiting the other Giant Planet TFs
     
  20. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Man, Giant Planet has been really disappoint as far as figure quality goes. This is easily the best one, and it's still not very good.

    I'm on the fence with this one. On the one hand, it's not a particularly stellar toy. On the other hand, I do want a Giant cyber key and I have no intention to buy Metroplex or Menasor. I'll have to think on this (assuming, of course, that all those unsold Mudflaps start moving and there's an actual chance that any new wave of Voyagers will show up here).
     

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