The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Seeaich

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    Just one minor issue with Topspin, where do you store his guns for an unarmed cocky bastard cross-armed stance?

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    Only places I can figure are on his wings or lower legs and, nope, they won't do!

    (BTW I love how the combined guns also look like a Mining Tool, though that's more Twin Twist.)
     
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  2. bcm77

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    New releases certainly slowed for a while but increased again in the last year or so, the GOTG2 ones are the first I've bought but I'm also looking at Daredevil, Punisher & Elektra.

    There's also a Colonial Marine with a chestburster which somehow manages to make that gruesome scenario look cute. And the least scary Alien Queen toy ever :p 

    One bit of TF news over the weekend that's been of intrest to me is Perfect Effect have confirmed they're making Dragon Megatron as a counterpart to their Optimal Optimus. Will be very intrested to see how it turns out.
     
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  3. Imperator

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    As shall I, although given PE's prices it'd have to be REALLY impressive to bother my wallet. That said, the original TM2 Megatron is one of those toys that always missed the mark by inches, having a near-perfect dragon mode with a weird and unfinished-seeming tail, and a robot mode that's articulated but utterly unposeable. And the damn thing's a nightmare to transform.
     
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    Hopefully they'll have taken a good, long look at the original toy and ironed out as many of those issues as possible because at their pricepoint such things could be a deal breaker for me as well.
     
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    Anything decent at the 3rd party panel TFN-ers? :D 
     
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    Hi guys, some photos from the TF Nations please, if photography is allowed. :) 
     
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    No. It was just a rehash of tfcon pretty much.
    The only new things are Maas toys who did the Cybertron Bee are doing similar with Pipes, cliffhanger and now also Brawn. Not sure I like those.
    There is going to be Tetrajet voyager starscream also. I tried to take a few pics but sure someone else will have posted cool ones already. All just renders etc anyway
     
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    See above.
    I took a lot of random pics around the convention and will try and post stuff tomorrow.
    For some reason I have just this one on my phone.
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    My main 3p haul but not everything by a mile!
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    Excellent looking Haul dude - Really tempted with the Black Make Toys Ginrai. How big is he with other bots?
     
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    So i got a set of white KO PE Hands/Feet for my CW Superion and felt a desire to put all 3 of my combiners together....I also decided to combine the 2 guns i made for my Hasbro PMOP to give Sky Reign his own gun. Apologies for the dodgy desk and background:
    [​IMG]2017-08-13_03-55-40 by Martyn Lesbirel, on Flickr
     
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    Great stuff! Beautiful!

    Thank you.
     
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    For those of you I didn't get to say 'bye' to at TFN.

    'bye' :) 

    It's been a blast, bearing in mind I was winging it by the seat of my pants it's great to be able to put faces to (screen)names and finalky meet you guys.

    Bought too much, eaten to much bad food and am already looking forward to doing it all again....
     
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    Nice haul Azrail. Where are you? Don't believe I managed to catch up with you - unless we spoke anonymously... ?

    Oh, a bad thing happened today. I blame @Sixo & @Maz for their pics but mostly @RevPeteW and my total lack of self control!

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    That is not a bad thing - that is a good thing!
     
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    Hey @PAPY OPTI I just read about your hospitalization, I'm sorry man, and I hope everything will turn ok soon.
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    Aside note: Well, this new Gi Joe book isn't bad at all. Nice surprise while reading the trade (not that much a suprise since their Revolution OS was the only fresh part of that mess along the Scavengers one).
    Couldn't manage to get interested enough to finish the Revolutionaries trade, so it's nice to get something a bit cool and I now really hope Aubrey Sitterson and Giannis Milogiannis can survive enough to tell their story. This has really potential.
    Damn, after the wonder that was Scioli and now this, will I turn into a Joe fan ?
     
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    I've said it before, but it bears repeating; Titans Return has been a gift to the Decepticon ranks!
     
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    I'd risk something. Titans Return has been a great git to my life.
     
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    Home again home again.

    Robots. A Kapow package is on its way (this is a good thing) and hopefully that will include the overdue Bridgewatcher. Otherwise ...........

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    It's highlighted to me that MP10 really does have some odd proportions going on (much more so than MP01) and the thighs in particular are way too skinny and "off." And the gun is as pants as advertised - it will have to go - but otherwise this is a Voyager sized piece of wonderful.

    And I really, really wish we lived in a World were Hastak would see the sense in making their own one, at this size and with this kind of production quality. And a G1 Line of Allstars like it.

    Well there is no harm in dreaming is there?
     
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    Ok. So i spent a lot. Here is my haul. Met a handful of people. Sorry I didnt catch names. Highlight was evening in the bar wirh Bud Budiansky, Simon Furman and Geoff Senior where I learnt where Ratchet and Ironhide got their names. Spent some time talking to Mr 3p Spencer. If you ever meet him grill his brains about the toy making industry and process. Nick AKA Casey Stark is a character and got great plans for mayhem mekaniks. Got some awesome art work too which you can see. Finally really impressed by topspins transformation. Bit tired now....
     
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