Revenge of the Fallen Desert Brawl

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  1. Red Alert

    Red Alert Security

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    The fix to the peg/tab
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    Tab has been enlarged for a tight snug and now snaps into place.


    Desert Brawl is a standard repaint in desert colors(browns/tans/cremes)with a better look than the leader paint scheme.


    Swapping the new shoulder joint is a easy fix to the original deluxe Brawl's shoulder floppiness.


    Overall a decent improvement but not worth it if you have the original Brawl's.
     
  2. Lord Prime S.

    Lord Prime S. Well-Known Member

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    I think I'll get him and swap the tabs for his shoulders to the normal brawl (after repainting it of course) Then I'll have the Perfect Deluxe Brawl! Yay!
     
  3. imranbecks

    imranbecks Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm... I think I still prefer my Leader Brawl..
     
  4. joebot.

    joebot. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    This guy is one of my favorites for some reason. I love the mold and the fixes only help that fact. The automorph gears are not made out of translucent plastic and so far have held up nicely and the shoulder fix holds very well. It is almost difficult to separate them from the body. I just wish there was more paint apps in bot mode
     
  5. NeoGutsman

    NeoGutsman Well-Known Member

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    I really liked the original mold, but was disappointed by the shoulder tab issues. Still, I was all too happy to know that Hasbro fixed the shoulder issues. My only wish would be to have bendable elbow joints, but that is an incredibly minor thing. Desert Action Brawl is essentially how the original Deluxe Brawl should have been in the first place, and I am truly happy to have picked him up a couple of weeks ago.

    Great review, by the way!
     
  6. honkhet

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    wow looks good!
    i never gave a thought about him, but now i might pick him up!
     
  7. joebot.

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    I plan on making an army out of these guys:bay 
     
  8. ChrisW

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    Actually, Brawl's elbows do bend - roughly 60 degrees. Not perfect, but still quite good.

    I much prefer the original's colors, but it is quite a strong mold. Highly recommended, now that the shoulders have been fixed.
     
  9. JaAm_convoy

    JaAm_convoy Shoulder Medicine

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    His color scheme reminds me of RID armorhide, which is the main reason i want to get this repaint, plus I don't have the original

    anyway, good review and thanks for the pics
     
  10. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    I'm actually tempted to get this guy sole for the fact that he will look good with Grindor.
     
  11. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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    I got him today along with ROTF Smokescreen. I do not understand all the fuss over the shoulder joints. Mine transforms perfectly right from the off. It will require a bit of detailing to meet my standards though.
     
  12. a person

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    ^ The original release of Brawl had shoulder joints that would not peg in.
     
  13. CheetahDC

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    I picked up this figure two days ago, and I must say, the improved shoulder joints turned what was originally a "meh" figure into a totally awesome one! HE NOW HAS THE STRENGTH TO TEAR AUTOBOTS APART.
     
  14. My03Tundra

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    Since they have finally fixed his shoulder issue, it has turned a total pass of a figure to me to a definite possible. I liked the first but his shoulders were truly horrible and ruined the figure.
     
  15. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    If Leader Desert Brawl had been colored like this I would've bought him instead of the original, ah well.
     
  16. Vampyr

    Vampyr Shockwave loyalist

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    it close enough yet, just missing the brown camo
     
  17. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Thing is though, the deluxe version's use of it's particular hues seem to work alot better than that leader version. At least for me at least.
     
  18. VBBN

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    Plus the Deluxe Brawl has better legs.

    I got this guy a little while, I did a video review of him on yotuhbe if anyone wants to see it. I must say, He is great, and much tighter than the 2007 Brawl(maybe it's just my version of the 07 brawl that is loose, but who knows)
     
  19. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    I'd just like to re iterate my love for this figure. Kudos to Hasbro for fixing the shoulders.
     
  20. dkrolickm

    dkrolickm Beast Wars Predacon

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    Mmmm....
    He looks like he's made out of 5 flavorings of chocolate!
     

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