ROTF Mixmaster Pictorial review.

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  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    It's that time! Picture review of Mixmaster!!

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    Mixmaster is a voyager class mixing truck, and apparently forms the head of Devastator in combined mode:

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    Not much to say about this mold. It looks good, and rolls, but has no other features or functionality. Here's A couple of comparison shots with Classics Starscream and the other Constructicons:

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    Transformation is amazingly complex, without being too hard. It would be easy to have something fudge up in the process, but somehow it's always fun and all the joints remain functional and stable. Before we get to robot mode, he does have kind of a halfassed artillery mode as well:

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    Robot mode is pretty cool. I've flipped a few bits to look more like he does in the new trailer. Raised the shoulderpads and flipped the forearm guards around so his hands are more visible/posable.

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    He's actually quite stable and a lot more posable than the kibble might lead you to believe. All of the arm panels and the wheels are on some pretty robust ball and hinge joints, so it moves out of the way quite easily when posing. Definitely an impressive figure. If you only add one Constructicon to your ROTF collection, he's by far the best of the ones we've seen so far.

    Here's a quick size comparion of the three current Constructicons with Deluxe Bumblebee.

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    Overall, a great figure. I'd definitely recommend him. Of the three we've seen, I'd rate Mixmaster the best, with Rampage just behind him, and Demolishor trailing by a bit.

    Video review is available here:

    YouTube - ROTF Voyager Mixmaster
     
  2. kylash327

    kylash327 TOOOOOOYS!

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    can his shoulder "pads" point upward-ish, like in the trailer?
     
  3. Peaugh

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    Yeah, they're on ball joints, they can point pretty much any way you want.
     
  4. SPLIT LIP

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    And I believe I'll be getting all the Constructicons, too.
     
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    Great review and pics. Very nice truck mode, superb paint job, but I think the bot mode is too ugly. if I buy one it will stay in truck mode.
     
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    I'm really liking Mixmaster. The vehicle mode looks nice and detailed like the other figures in the line. I wish it was bigger, but whatever, it's cool anyway. The artillery mode looks like another one of those thrown-in-at-the-last-minute sort of things that Hasbro calls a "third mode". It's kinda cool, but they don't need to be calling him a triple changer. The robot looks great w/ its "I look like Bonecrusher, but I'm really Mixmaster" appeal. I wish Hasbro could have done something w/ the front of the truck, but hey, it makes for a great chair. Another thing I'm not too fond of is the color choice. Hasbro looks like it was going for a cold as steel aproach, but then they added the beige for the head and crimson-ish for the knee guards. Overall, definite buy for me.
     
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    Thanks for the pictorial review, Peaugh. Great job! This guy isn't too bad. I kind of like the color choices, except for the beige. I really like the colors of his alt mode.
     
  8. Mechafire

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    Why does this guy remind me of Halo's Flood? Oh well.

    Best Contructicon so far. Blows Demolisher away, and also wins over Rampage.
     
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    finally, Constructicons ill be able to buy!! these guys all look fantastic, and from what ive seen of Long Haul, his toy shall be awesome as well-cant wait to see the other two. Hightower and... um... whos the other guy? i forgot...
     
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    I shall have Mixmaster, he's clearly the best Constructicon yet, although probably because he's actually humanoid:lol 
     
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    Rampage is also if you look at him from the front... :p 
     
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    Great toy all around.
     
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    cant wait to get my hands on some ROTF figures. does mixmaster have a "mech alive" gimmick? or does he just have that "artillery mode"?

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    He's got a couple gears in his arms that rotate when you move the post the mixer panel is attached to, but it's nothing spectacular.
     
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    Thanks for the review. He's on my "must have" list.
     
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    oh i see, thanks.

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    So how's the articulation? Looks like it will be fun to tinker with his arms.
     
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    Looks very insectoid to me. nice truck mode tho.
     
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    Pretty decent. Lots of hinges and joints.
     
  20. Jarodimus

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    Looking good! The difference between the gray and the beige is less pronounced in your pics, which is good. Artillery mode looks like he's been hanging out with Longrack.

    Really wishing Demolishor was bigger now.
     

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