TFW Content Update: Chevy Aveo Swerve Gallery and Review

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Apr 2, 2008.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers...aveo-swerve-gallery-and-review-online-164553/

    Gallery:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/transformers-images/toys/Universe/Autobots/Swerve_Chevy_Aveo/

    Resources page, with review:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/universe-autobots-195/swerve-1012/

    A disclaimer: Chevy Aveo Swerve does not come with any accessories. The shots at the end of the gallery featuring Swerve with a gun and sword used accessories borrowed from a Beast Wars Neo Archadis and a Final Fantasy VII Sephiroth. (I thought he looked particularly sharp with the sword in hand, though)
     
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  2. Super_Megatron

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    Damn you Sol Fury for making me want this toy.
     
  3. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    I second that.
     
  4. TheMonarch

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    If nobody minds me asking, How much did he cost after all the shipping and extra charges?
     
  5. Foster

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    Bring him to Botcon so we can play with him! :) 
     
  6. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    All told, he cost me the equivalent of $32. But I am based in the UK so I didn't get hit with the international order surcharge. For the price, I think it was a good deal.
     
  7. TheMonarch

    TheMonarch Still arching Venture

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    I got him on ebay for a best offer a few months back. With shipping it was about $85, I'm just trying to calculate how much I overpaid getting him here to the US.
     
  8. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Damn, I wanted one before, but now I REALLY want one. :( 

    Are there any European types who'd be willing to bring some extras to BotCon? $32 sounds very enticing, especially after the 35-Euro-surcharge-plus-ridiculous-shipping fiasco. (And I'd be willing to pay someone more for their trouble.)

    Please? :) 
     
  9. Jaguaratron

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    doesnt look like its on the EU chevy site atm
     
  10. butz

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    Any pics of him with other figures? I'm guessing that he is roughly deluxe scale?
     
  11. SydneyY

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    Nice pics!

    But of course, I want one, too :cry 
     
  12. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    I need that figure. But I would not pay more than $25.
     
  13. airfox

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    I also want it. Hopefully someone has it for sale at Botcon.

    -airfox
     
  14. ORIO

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    I'm wondering this too
     
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    Damn. I really want that figure but to go through that whole international charge and shipping crap would have made it waaaay too expensive. If anybody reading this is going to Botcon, ask Hasbro if they're gonna use this mold in the Universe (or any other) line or at least make it easily available to folks in other countries.
     
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    Decent bot mode, but not enough to spend good money on that crappy looking alt mode.
     
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    Me likey toy, me want toy, but no have money or can figure out foreign shipping charge. Lame. If anyone can figure that out and let me know I'd be much obliged.
     
  18. RobotoChan

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    My Swerve turned up a couple of days ago and I have to say, it was a miracle that it wasn't destroyed in the post.

    It was packaged in one of the cardboard sleeves that Amazon uses to send books. Which doesn't sound too bad until you udnerstand that the box was too small for the figure and that most of the packaging was torn because of this :( 

    As it turns out, my figrue didn't get damaged but I can imagine other people in the UK not being so lucky.

    Also, I ordered two of them, I figured that I could get one for myself and one to offer people on here. They sent me one item and haven't taken payment for it yet. I am waiting to see if they charge for two items and if so, I will be getting very angry with somebody, somewhere ;) 

    As for the figure itself, its the sunny side of meh. It kinda sits nicely with TF:TM deluxes like BB and Swindle which puts it firmly in the deluxe category for me. Transformation is simple and looks a damn sight better than some of the movie drone bots. Worth a purchase if you can get it for around $30 but I wouldn't pay any more for it.
     
  19. alldarker

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    Anyone else ordered Swerve from Europe, (or even more specifically from the Netherlands), who hasn't yet received their item (or items, in my case)?
    I ordered two Swerves, and they are still displayed in my order history, but so far no charges on my credit card and no package in the mail :-( I do know people who did receive their orders didn't get a confirmation mail of shipping (as promised in the first order mail), but still...

    I've sent an e-mail to Chevy yesterday, but so far, no reply. I'm getting slightly worried.
     
  20. REDLINE

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    I think you're being paranoid. You have to remember they are a huge corporation and you can imagine the volume of mail they must recieve.
     

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