Should I do it?!? Plastic crack question

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  1. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    Hey All,

    I am fighting with myself on this, so I want other plastic crackheads opinions on this.

    Up to this point my MP collection consisted only of Season 1 figures. However, I recently picked up the Hasbro Rodimus. So that leaves me with a big issue. Now that I have branched out to other Seasons MP characters, should I buy the iGear Coneheads? Part of me is like, "$340, you bugging? You still need the insecticons and one of those not-devastators and the birds from PE. Stop smocking the plastic crack pipe." The other half is saying, "You know what, $110 per figure is not too bad and that would look bad ass!, DO IT, you know all the cool TF collectors are doing it, DO IT NOW!"

    I won't be buying the naked version of MP Ultra Magnus until a properly dressed version of him comes out, so at least I don't have to worry about him.

    So what would you do?

    BTW, Please no, This is your collection you should decide. I know it is my collection and I could do what I want. I want to find out what YOU would do. See if I can justify my plastic crack habbit.
     
  2. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Dooooooooooo iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit!
     
  3. IronicHide

    IronicHide MEME GO HERE

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    Sorry, bro, but I'm saying no.

    If you have one or two of that MP seeker mold, that's enough.

    Could you really have three more of the exact same toy? Especially when you're outlaying some serious creff for the not-Insecticons and Hercules.

    The plastic crack pipe is a good toke but you don't want to burn your throat. Sit back in the broken arm chair in your squat and enjoy the high before you need to go out robbing again for cash. (This is only an analogy.)
     
  4. Boy Blunder

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    I'd say no.

    Then again, the only Masterpiece I personally covet is Grimlock.
     
  5. rxlthunder

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    No. Save your money.
     
  6. Cax6ton

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    If you want a large MP collection then buy them. $110 each isn't terrible for MP pricing - for anyone that wants to object to that because they aren't official, I would remind them that these have several improvements over the official fragile seeker mold.

    I'm an MP and seeker nut, so I'm already on board.
     
  7. millerman3732

    millerman3732 I remain unconvinced.

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    Only if your a big conehead fan, which I am not. So I would say no.
     
  8. Dr. Grimlockisking

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    I'd say no. Your and my tastes in collections have generally converged along the same line, and I thought long and hard about my own preferences and decided against the Coneheads, simply for the fact there are too many 3rd party CHUG items coming out. I'd rather have the Ironhide/Ratchet offerings and the mini bots from iGear, and Impactor/Presser for around the same coin than spend it on three Seekers I could honestly do with or without.
     
  9. Dinodigger97

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    DO IT......tehe..

    but dude...BUT THE CONEHEADS!!!
     
  10. SegaGenesis

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    I'd say no too. There's a rumor that there will be a new MP seeker mold coming out in a year or two, and chances are it won't have the cracking wings issue that the original mold did. I don't have any of the i-gear mp seekers, but I'm willing to bet that since they are based on the same mold the same flaw exists. That and the fact that there's so many other good 3rd party items due out soon would make me hesitant to recommend spending so much on the coneheads. Personally, I kind of regret getting Skywarp!
     
  11. MrSneis

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    I say no, save your monies for teh MP Unicron!
     
  12. Cax6ton

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    *I retract my earlier comment, I did my own homework*; Even if the rumor pans out, it's an F-14 mold according to the source, not exactly classic seeker style.

    Already established in the reviews that they do not - the wing hinges, posts, and the legs have been modified.

    RE: The original question. I say yes, many say no, but in reality, if you have to have someone convince you to spend the money, then you probably don't want them bad enough. At least that's the yardstick I use for the big decisions. There's something about having a fleet of Masterpiece jets that I find cool enough to double down on it, but others may disagree
     
  13. ex dtw2003

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    I can see myself in your shoes but I'm not there yet. My saving grace is I have VERY limited display space for TFers, so I gotta be judicious in what I buy.

    Pros and cons of having a wife that doesn't appreciate having plastic figures scattered all over the shelves. Man, what I wouldn't give for a man-cave, lol.
     
  14. Gilgamesh

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    Do it, because I like when other people waste money.
     
  15. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Don't.

    I'm fine with what Hasbro gives us MP wise.
     
  16. guard convoy

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    don't, do not support that ko crap made by igear
     
  17. CVprowl

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    personally, id go for the original 3 seekers, but the coneheads is taking it to far in MP. besides what you listed there is more awesome stuff on the way. save your money!
     
  18. wildfly

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    Per my recolection of the MP speculation thread on this board
    1) March
    2) F14 not 15
    3) No coneheads planned for the new mold.
     
  19. Acclaimed

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    I would have to pass on buying those Igear jets. Those prices are ridiculous. Essentially there is no stopping point becauae there is always going to be more stiff to buy and you become a slave to the whole thing. Thats how I approach collecting. I just ask myself what need am I really filling?
     
  20. Black Omega

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    But telling you its your collection and should be your choice is a much more fun answer to give you. :wink: 
     

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