Takara TG-29 Generations Sandstorm revealed

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  1. Vexwing

    Vexwing You are being deceived.

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    TG-29 Sandstorm has been listed at Ehobby, featuring the G1 two-toned orange deco rather than the orange/yellow used for the US release. There are other color shifts as parts cast in yellow and black blastic on the Hasbro release have been rendered in orange for the Takara version. There are also paint deco differences such as a painted silver brushguard, centrally alligned Autobot symbol, and lack of black paint covering the waist.

    EHobby product page for TG-29 Sandstorm
     

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  2. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 I'm actually 16.

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    He looks naked with the orange in place of some of the black.

    It does look nice but I already have the Hasbro one. It's around $60 anyways.
     
  3. Shatterpoint

    Shatterpoint Neato

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    Not gonna lie, kinda wish the went with a Machine Wars color scheme.

    This is just too similar for me to justify buying.
     
  4. LeoPrime

    LeoPrime Get bad with Cyber-bee!

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    Bright orange on orange rather than yellow on orange, just like G1. About what I figured they'd do. Between the Springer, Blitzwing, and this one, this is the one I'd be most likely to pick up, but I'll have to see how my funds are around December.
     
  5. jcru

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    It's a nice color scheme, but so was the hasbro.

    I'm not sure it justifies an extra $30.
     
  6. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    yep. no sale.. so its hasbro for me. cheaper. way cheaper.
     
  7. TFXProtector

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    I like the silver detailing, that's it. That's like the second time a Hasbro deco was superior to TakaraTomys.
     
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    Wow what a difference. It seems to not stand out as much. The Hasbro one just contrast so good. The Colors work so well together and just pop so much more on the Hasbro. Glad I'm getting that version. :D 
     
  10. NemiMonkey

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    I was wondering what the hell was up with HLJ's preorder for a "Thunderstorm", glad it's not some new figure and just their Sandstorm. That said I do prefer this deco to hasbro's, but still not enough to get me to buy it.
     
  11. Galaxy Convoy

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    Yeah, the silver detailing is nice. But then again, that's nothing a silver sharpie can't take care of for Hasbro's.
     
  12. jamarmiller

    jamarmiller S.K.A.R. LEADER

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    that looks so much better
     
  13. Valkysas

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    too little contrast. awful.
     
  14. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    :inquisiti  He looks like a block of cheddar................
     
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    Love the silver detailing, hate the rest. Very surprising.
     
  16. bigpink

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    More G1 Accurate colors? Better Detailing and trim? A look that immediately says to me "Sandstorm"? Yep, this is the one I want.
     
  17. Runamuck

    Runamuck Swindle Knows Best

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    I need to see side-by-side pics with this and the hasbro version. I can't tell.
     
  18. shadowfall1976

    shadowfall1976 The Alpha and the Optimus

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    I have the Hasbro one, and to me that looks much better than this one does. Plus, not paying the money for the Takara versions.

    Only three reasons I'll buy Takara....

    Encore re-issues
    Masterpiece (when there's no Hasbro version)
    When or if I can't find a Hasbro version cheaper because it sold out everywhere (which has never happened yet)
     
  19. Cal

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    Ehhhh, not bad. I like that Takara kept the window section orange to make the dune buggy look more accurate, but unfortunately it also blanderises the colour scheme of the VTOL craft. If Takara were going for show accuracy, I'm surprised they didn't paint the legs entirely black. A missed opportunity.
     
  20. kaos

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    this...
     

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