PE Lazer and Buzzer thoughts?

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  1. ORIO

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    Anyone like them or recommend them?

    Thinking about ordering a set, but haven't heard people rave about them much. Also thinking about the Sun and Moon for Device Label Blaster. But I'd rename them as Blockrock and Raindance :p 
     
  2. Transbot90210

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    I would say they are not neealy as cool as Rumble and Frenzy but worlds better than Ratbat from the PE series. I like them and to me they do their job in being PE NEO- Cassetticons.
     
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    I still need to buy those. They're probably the next PE minibots I'm going to get.
     
  4. deaculpa

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    I would consider Ratbat, but I'd rather have the upcoming laserbeak in my sig.
     
  5. OptionZero

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    Neat transformation, but end product isn't that impressive imo. Nice interpretation of the cassette birds, not on par with their other stuff.

    I bought them anyways to be a completist.

    They do look cool on CHUG Megatron's arm.
     
  6. ORIO

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    I had ratbat, but sold him recently. Hoping the BTS version will be worth a damn
     
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    I have them, they're ok. I'd rather have the G1 cassette version's or BTS version's, if they decide to make them. The quality of their Tremor & Frequenzy was amazing, though the hip/torso takes some getting used to.
     
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    Out of the three PE sets I have (others being Rumble/Frenzy and Reflector), they're the weakest of the three. Still cool though.
     
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    I was thinking of getting The Moon for Blue Konvoy as a weapon, the theme being blue repaints with blue repaint weapons. Maybe get The Sun for Optimus Prime.
     
  10. ORIO

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    Anyone have any pics of Sun and Moon with Device Label Blaster?
     
  11. KNOOM842

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    thats what stopped me from getting them , kind of wish i waited on ratbat too with BTS one looking so good.
     
  12. Death333

    Death333 Otherwise known as Dx3

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    I have Sun and Night. They're OK but nothing special. Their "altmodes" annoy me in that they resemble nothing. The bird modes are nice in their own right but the wings are either up or down and nothing in between. Stupid loose joints.

    Currently I have Cybertron Soundwaves birdie customized and hanging out in my classics collection. I plan on making a second one now and just calling it a day.
     
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    Laser and Buzzer are ok. They handle the homage well, but the alt-mode is pretty useless and boring.

    The articulation isn't much to celebrate, coming up not too far from the originals. These wings go up and down with a hinge in the middle. No outward movement. G1 had outward movement only.

    I still like them and believe they are the closest thing to a decent Laserbeak/Buzzsaw homage. However, I'm willing to bet the BTS Toys one will be an improvement if/when it comes out.

    As for Ratbat...Ratbat is a horrible horrible partsformer with no articulation that makes the G1 version look like a masterpiece figure. The cool trident mode is its only saving grace. I chopped mine apart and added parts from a Kamen Rider accessory. It's pretty awesome now - looks like a bat, has articulation, and transforms into the trident!


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    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/443221-classics-ratbat-wip.html
     
  14. ORIO

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    That's awesome looking. Good job!
     
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    nope, the real gears laserbeak is good, thinking of getting another to repaint into buzzsaw, can't stand the box shape of the PE ones
     
  16. ORIO

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    ^ that's what I'm using now. But need Buzzsaw and want something smaller
     
  17. mentok27

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    theyre alright.... not perfect... but for now they do the job.... i needed them to complete my CHUG 84 Cons shelf.....
     
  18. Orodruin

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    I've got all 4 versions, and as much as I love PE these are not their finest works. The bird modes are just lacking in being bird-like in any place other than the head.

    Now if you have their Rumble and Frenzy, you can clip the pile drivers over the wings and they look a hell of a lot cooler. The little nubby "guns" they come with are pretty lame by comparison.

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