So, I got that Prime vs Megatron two pack today and...

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Yeah, I was looking for Classics Jetfire (which I never found) but saw this damn thing in three different stores and in a moment of weakness I whipped out my credit card and bought it.

    So, Optimus is really not bad in bot mode, very poseable, almost like a mini 20th Prime, he's fun to fiddle with. His "please kill me" truck mode is horrible I mean, what the fuck is so hard about making a good looking semi mode - every small Prime's semi mode looks like a retarded truck that needs to be euthanized.

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    Megatron, on the other hand is made of awesome and hell yeah
    MIssing hand or not he kicks all kind of ass. I just positioned his arm cannon on top of his arm and you can't even tell he's missing a hand, his articulation is pretty good, and the sculpt on his head is great.

    Hell even his tank mode is pretty good and the torrent can rotate, plus the cannon can move up and down.

    He rocks!

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  2. Rattrap

    Rattrap Well-Known Member

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    I agree. Other than Primes truck mode, this is an awsome 2 pack. Im glad I bought it.
     
  3. Blunticon

    Blunticon The Oddjob

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    Ive wanted to pick these up but keep passing on them. Nice review.
     
  4. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    I've been passing on them as well, but I may buy them eventually on a whim.
     
  5. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I actually wanted to buy them, but only saw them once and didnt have money at the time. I'm hoping TRU re-stocks before my birthday
     
  6. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Unscrew Megatron's shins and swap his feet around (turn them backwards, and also switch them right to left). This'll make them fold up better in tank mode.
     
  7. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    I dunno, I'm not a fan of Prime's headsculpt. Looks too bugeyed. *shrugs* But whatever floats your boat dude.
     
  8. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    I kept passing on this set because I was hoping to get them for Christmas. I didn't, and TRU sold out of these before Christmas. I hope they restock them.
     
  9. Liokaiser

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    This set is fully stock at three local Toyrus here. I'm in rush in getting this set yet.
     
  10. fschuler

    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    IMO, these figs just don't appear to have a very nice fit and finish. Plus, I can't get over Prime's truck mode...bot mode is nice, though. I don't think I'll ever pick these two up, unless I see them on clearance.
     
  11. Evan Goldsborough

    Evan Goldsborough Freelance Negotiator

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    I got them as a Christmas present. A very nice set.

    Prime's head isn't nearly as bad in-person, trust me. The translucent eyes help the mold A LOT as well. The truck mode does suck, though.

    Megs is just awesome. The flipable part of the arm cannon can be used as a claw thingie if you turn the gun all the way around, BTW.
     
  12. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Mine came in Friday, but I haven't broken down and opened them yet, maybe someday.
     
  13. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    Sucks that you can't find Jetfire. I saw a ton of him at WalMart today. He's a great figure.

    But the 2 pack is pretty good. I like the Prime bot mode. Definately cool. The truck is only okay. Would be a lot better if his legs could collapse in. Megatron is pretty cool also. Tank mode is very nice but the bot mode has some limits, mostly due to no hand.
     
  14. Acid Wing

    Acid Wing Senior Alien TF Member

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    I dunno, I've been to a couple of TRUs around me and have seen them, but I have yet to fully decide if they're worth the $20. I think I'm somewhat put off form their small sizes and people's mixed criticism about the set (E.g. poor QC control, etc, etc.).
     
  15. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am going to pass on these . I have my Classics Magnus Vs. Skywarp coming in a couple of weeks.
     
  16. DecepticusPrime

    DecepticusPrime End of Days

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    Has anyone noticed that Prime's right shoulder is smooth vs the left shoulder that has pipes sculpted on. Leads me to believe he was originally gonna have the Autobot symbol tampoed there rather than on the lower arms...
     
  17. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    Good spot for a reprolabel. ;) 
     
  18. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm just starting to see shelf tags and appearance of the 2-pack in stores other than TRU, so I don't think you'll have to worry about any missed opportunities.
     
  19. Sideways

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    i'd get the combo pack just for the Megatron...
    that Prime doesnt do anything for me.
     
  20. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    Prime's truck mode makes me sad. I bought the 2 pack, but don't plan on opening it.
     

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