Takara Tomy Legends Trypticon

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by daimchoc, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. CowardlyZebra

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    \"Trypticon is throwing another fit on top of his box in aisle 7. I repeat, trypticon is throwing another fit on top of his box in aisle 7.\"
     
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    Yeah, no walking and no primary cannon/tower. I prefer the "no walking" though because it made G1 Trypticon harder to pose. Still cool to watch him walk.

    Especially with Titans Return, I expected more peg holes and obvious areas for turrets and guns in Battlestation mode (even if they're from other figures and Titanmasters). One of the few times where I'd prefer to have guns that hold Titanmasters (not a fan of that for the regular bots)
     
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    So far the only difference I see is $80.00.
     
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    I'm still keeping my preorder for now. I have yet to find the Hasbro version locally
     
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    I think it's now 100% officially safe to say that Legends Trypticon definitely doesn't have any sculpting changes or extra accessories. The only thing that could be different are some paint apps (and even that doesn't seem a sure thing), and possibly some construction fixes?
     
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    Sums up my feelings, too. I'm a bit of a fan, sure, but I don't have the eyes for tiny paint apps and little tattoos on ankles. :rolleyes2 

    Years ago, I think it made more sense to buy Takara toys, but nowadays? You're paying 3P prices for a nicely painted HASBRO toy! :banghead:  I'd really appreciate it more if Takara could actually re-engineer some of the problem areas! For example, the notoriously breaking hip/leg joints?
     
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    Later runs of Trypticon are fine, so Takara's shouldn't have the hip problems.
     
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    There's actually a video on Toy Dojo's facebook page explaining how to fix that without having to cut the spring or add tape. Just take the springs out and squeeze them for about 10 minutes which will take a lot of the pressure off the ratchet joints when you move the legs.

    Mine is fine as a result.
     
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    So the general consensus is that the grey plastic is the same color grey?
     
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    At this point the only reason I'm keeping my pre-order is because the Takara one has less of a chance of having hip issues.

    This is massively disappointing though, I wanted darker colors from the cartoon and an actual painted TM. I don't know why this is the one Titan release where they just decided to port over the Hasbro version.
     
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    If it's different, then it's a very slight variation.
     
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    I want the box, already have the big guy.  I see no difference between the two companies releases. I did the same thing with my Full-Tilt, removed the \"sled/catapult\" from the green door, simply squeezed the tabs to remove.
     
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    While that is sweet box, I don't get it? Why pay to import this? I have Legends Fort Max and while it cost me 220 from bbts, I feel like with the differences, it was worth it, this though? Why? No darker grey/black toon color, no extra stuff like Brunt, just doesn't make much since to me.
     
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    wow, i was POSITIVE that takara would have gone for the toon accurate VERY DARK grey/BLACK color at the least....

    looks like im going for the hasbro Trypticon!
     
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    Between this and Overlord it feels like Takara is dropping the ball. I loved their legends release of Fort Max and was really excited to see what they were going to do with this mold. I guess this means it's time to cancel my preorder and pick up the Hasbro version.
     
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    I too am surprised to see no apparent differences in such a marquee release. It sucks to have no option for a detailed Headmaster, because the current one looks like shit. Otherwise, Trypticon looks ok - assuming the stickers actually stick.
     
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    Neat-o! Did not know that! :D  Thanks for sharing! I will definitely do that, should TRU.com ever ship my pre-order! :lol 
     
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    All I can say is beautiful.
     
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    reminds me of old time toy stores where they used to actually have the toys out of packages and displayed in the windows!
     
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