ROTF Starscream articulation removed?

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  1. Macintosh21

    Macintosh21 New Member

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    I just got my ROTF Starscream. All too excited until I read the instruction. It appears that originally ROTF Starscream has at least two more articulations (as circle in red): The fingers/claws and the missles launchers.

    May be they want to cut cost, but if they cut they better cut it across the board. I certainly don't want to see the Japan version will have these extra articulation while the rest of the world don't.
     

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  2. Cujo

    Cujo United States Air Force

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    i noticed that too...... WTF HASBRO!!!!!
     
  3. f16falcon

    f16falcon Cybertronian Ronin

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    Hi there. Has anyone heard any rumors or news if the ROTF Starscream will have a G1 treatment release similar to the target-exclusive Movie Starscream?

    i'm still "on the fence" so to speak if i'll purchase the ROTF Starscream voyager version....
     
  4. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    No info on a G1 inspired release so far..but there IS a leader class Starscream coming.


    Yes, if only he could flip up his hands like in the instructions, he would be perfect..now it's an almost perfect raptor with claws coming out of his back..
     
  5. Bat Trap

    Bat Trap Makes the Pie Higher

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    He's a really great toy, except for those damn claws in Raptor mode. I'm bothered by this most because they didn't bother to redo the instructions, so when you read them you're perfectly aware that there's an issue.

    Come on Hasbro. Get your crap together.
     
  6. ThinkTank Customs

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    shame on you hasbro!
     
  7. imranbecks

    imranbecks Well-Known Member

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    Mine is the Takara version and it has the same illustrations on the instructions as well... Don't worry guys, no extra articulation on the Takara version too.. When I reached that step in the transformation, I was wondering what the diagram was trying to show as the claws were already down from the beginning....
     
  8. MegaHavok

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    Can you say budget cuts?
     
  9. kylash327

    kylash327 TOOOOOOYS!

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    yeah, waitin for the leader version..
     
  10. Bat Trap

    Bat Trap Makes the Pie Higher

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    can't wait for Leader...
     
  11. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    I'd much rather have the pop-out launchers than fold-away hands. Just saying...
     
  12. LXL_Guy

    LXL_Guy Well-Known Member

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    Can someone take a picture so I know what you guys are talking about exactly???
     
  13. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 The F*cking Lizard King! Veteran

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    Not enough changed from movie 1 version for me, I'm waiting on Leader SS too
     
  14. MegaHavok

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    [​IMG]

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    look at the arms and hands
     
  15. caitlindevi

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    Thats quite the colouring difference too...I know the metallic pigment is slightly more expensive but thats just a skimp too far.
     
  16. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Actually the second picture is way too yellow. I have the figure in hand and the real thing is somewhere in the middle of those two pictures. If you imagine the photoshoppery shininess is not there on the first pic, it already pretty much looks like the real figure. He's slightly more brown.
     
  17. ender9492

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    Just noticed that the kneepads have articulation in the first pic as well, but not the second...
    They really cut corners with the production model, eh?
     
  18. MegaHavok

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    It's not cutting corners to come under budget.
     
  19. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Maybe we will be given the full perfect transformation monty in the leader class version :D 
     
  20. MegaHavok

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    no way well be hindered by all the electronics and batteries. I just hope he has his jet thrusters
     

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