The Happywell Jetfire Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by MegaHavok, Jan 20, 2007.

  1. MegaHavok

    MegaHavok Well-Known Member

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    Got this guy from Ages 3 & up with my Roadbots. Decent figure for only $10. Quality is ok but not as good as the Roadbots. I couldnt tell from past pictures but HappyFire is not an exact copy of the Bandai macross Jet. There are little changes here and there to seperate the two but nothing drastic. As to be expected for Knock offs alot if not most of the details from the original are lost. I was suprised to see there was actual diecast parts. However the metal is rough and unpolished.

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    One cool change is both hands can now hold the gunpods
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  2. Chaos Muffin

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    I dont care if it's a KO , that thing's awesome.
    Gentle now, the awesomeness is fragile
     
  3. Dark_Convoy

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    Looks like good kitbash fodder.
     
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    Agreed.

    Looks sweet though!
     
  5. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Hmm, cool. I might pick one of those up, he looks like a decent "Sentinel" class Cybertronian.
     
  6. Zero Prime

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    I got to pick one of those up. I'll bet some repro Decepticom insignias would look awesome on it!
     
  7. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    I have a few questions... How much did he cost? Where'd you find him? Does he come with any accessories? (Mainly the gunclip is what I'm asking about)

    He's pretty sweet... How's he handle? Does he feel 'cheap' or, is he pretty solidly-built (for a KO)?

    Might think about picking one up if you think he's worth it...
     
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    Just bought one. Do the roadbots have diecast too?
     
  9. Josh

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    he makes a cool decepticon :D 

    *likes his*
     
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    Thanks for the pictures. I have a couple questions though. Does he come with a gunpod? I've heard the armor bits for jetfire won't fit on this guy. Any truth to that? I'd love pisc to see what will and won't work for it. BTW, I have that Bandai skull leader reissue with armor as my stand-in G1 Jetfire. He makes me happy. Anyway, thanks for the time and hopefully pics.
     
  11. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Oooo, very nice indeed!:thumb 
     
  12. Rod

    Rod No Silly Robot User Name

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    I bought this in Langley Air Force Base last week only it was by a company called Soldier Bear. Not bad for only 5 bucks.
     
  13. Katamari Prime

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    Rough and unpolsihed metal? have you updated your tetnus shots? Other than that, a most impressive find.
     
  14. SMOG

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    If you're talking about his gun, then yes, he DOES come with the ol' GU-11 Gunpod.

    However, he doesn't come with any of the other accessories. Just the gun.

    I have actually heard that Jetfire armour DOES fit on him, though I haven't tried it yet. Nice toy. Totally worth the relatively low price. KO quality... but WAAAY better than I expected. I bought him for a friend, and now I need to order another one for myself. :) 

    To my recollection there are no big metal parts in Road Bots. At least not in the Lamborghini, Hummer or Landcruiser.

    zmog
     
  15. MegaHavok

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    he only comes with a simplified version of the gunpod (no firing mechanism). I do not currently have any Booster or Armor pieces so I can not check if they fit but I did try the gun clip and it does NOT fit. The slots for the gun clip tabs are too high to secure properly.
     
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    What is this "gun clip" of which you speak? I don't remember my old Jetfire having any attachments for his gunpod...

    zmog
     
  18. MegaHavok

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    sorry that was my name for it, I checked another site and i think the right name is "Mounting Pod"
     
  19. ShortCircuit

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    If the 3 of these guys got in a fight, Ko Roadfire, Macross, and G1, Who'd win?
     
  20. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    My Jetfire had a gunclip. its small and I never knew where the hell it was supposed to go *L*
     

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