Star Wars TF Palpatine: Should I or Shouldn't I?

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  1. LoserBroadside

    LoserBroadside Your ship just came in.

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    So I haven't seen any reviews on this guy yet since I guess he hasn't hit most stores yet. The Wal-Mart near me has a bunch and I'm sorely tempted. The problem is, the last SW TF I was wooed by was Bobba Fett, and he ended up being a grave disapointment. So, for those of you who have Palpy-Shuttle, what do you think? Good? Bad? More specificaly:

    How is the articulation?

    Do bits fall off easily?

    How is the plastic quality?

    Suck, rock, or meh?


    -LB would love to make a Broadside ktbash from this toy...hmm
     
  2. Gryph

    Gryph Action Master

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    The guy who does Shortpacked actually got him and said he sucks. Acording to him, the vehicle mode look nice, but the side wings are floppy. He also said the robot mode is horrible.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Oh, so it's a SWTF?

    (sarcasm)
     
  4. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    I *think* Vangelus has him and loved him.

    My memory is weaker than tissue though.
     
  5. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    It just looks horrible. As much as I love Star Wars and TFs.... this line should have never happend.
     
  6. rattrap007

    rattrap007 Insert witty comment here TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think he is ok.. Not the best figure, but far from the worst (luke sucks)
     
  7. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    From pictures he looks alright. But that's purely based on the odd picture I've seen here and there.
     
  8. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    if u dont have any version of the ship, its worth it just to get the alt mode IMHO.
     
  9. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    I saw it and thought it looked cool, and I don't even like Palpatine. I have Luke and the 2 Jedi starfighters and like them enough to try this one. He seems stocky enough and well proportioned. All the others, I have avoided like the plague due to their misproportions.
     
  10. LoserBroadside

    LoserBroadside Your ship just came in.

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    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Thanks for the review LB...I've seen it in stores and was a little tempted by both it and Darth Maul from the last wave but I bought three SWTFs on impule already and regretted it immediately...maybe I'll hold out on it.
     
  12. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    I have 4 SWTF's and in order of best to worst IMo is:
    1. Darth Maul
    2. Palpatine (Wish the wings weren't so thin)
    3. Clone (Too much kibble)
    4. Vader (Too many loose parts)
     
  13. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    maul frickin rulez.

    all he need was detachable waist joint. OH. SNAP.
     
  14. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

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    I find the robot modes for this to be "not so good", that's why I skipped this line. The vehicle modes on the other hand are well-made!
     
  15. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    I thought about Maul but passed. Fett just looks like a skinny but 9 month pregnant woman. Skinny skinny limbs and a HUGE stomach.

    I'm still on the fence with Palpatine. The figure would be worth a shot at 9.99, but not 14.99
     
  16. DevilzFan

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    Since Shortpacked really sucks, does that mean Palpy is really cool?
     
  17. Zeta Otaku

    Zeta Otaku Who ya gonna call? TFW2005 Supporter

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    So far I'm loving this line. Yeah, some of the molds take some getting used to (HATED the X-Wing), but I am really taken with it.

    The only thing I hate about the shuttle is that it shouldn't be Palps. It's too white. Palps should have a dark ship... maybe if they used him for as a Super Star Destroyer or something... a darker color ship would've fit him better. The other complaint is taht the wings fall off REALLY easily.
     
  18. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    That Palp's pretty cool man. I like putting his sword on his back and making him land & take off in shuttle over and over.

    But yeah, not as cool as Blue Thunder.
    Wish that chopper would transform
     

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