Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.
G2 Gobots, all six of them MIB.
Never stop Kev, that is a big serving of awesome!
Putting out some amazing work man! Loving the recent "busy scene" shots you've been putting out, and I double appreciate it 'cos not only ace shots but so much hard work!
More in for him than ever before!
Here's a random picture of United Rumble and Frenzy, plus MP Soundwave:
So TR Grotusque could be another £35+ job on Our Vendor of Choice? That would mean I end up spending £94 on the last three TR Deluxes.
That's practically as bad as a TRU Box Set!
soo, thoughts on NYCC reveals... wow, just WOW. Terrorcons turned out better than I had hoped - still convinced that Hunn-Grr is somehow descended from Silverbolt, despite the official line being that he's not (not gonna stir that one up again) - looking forward to seeing Abominus in his full glory - still not convinced by the Dino's combined mode, but that matters little - they're never being combined in my household. Goth Rod is actually pretty cool - but yeah, cannot unsee the similarity to George Michael... tiny Pretenders are possibly my most anticipated - will track down every single one of the blighters.
also had to explain to the wife why I was squee-ing like a madman over a "Fricking Neon Hamster with wings?!" - cue nerdy lecture on why it's the best thing possibly since man learnt to slice bread.. it's a bloody good thing she knows I'm a bit loopy at the best of times... (BTW, if anyone's looking for a band name, Neon Hamster works pretty well)
With apologies to @Maz
The Partridge option, or...
Good to see Skrapnel getting a reissue in POTP, saves me having to find one on ebay, which may be cheaper but the newer one has a better paintjob.
So now i just need to find a cheap Kickback then sit back and wait for POTP
The only Throttlebot I had!!!
agreed. That lad has got a right minger face. What a whoopsie! Otherwise it looks like a really good mold. Here's hoping they don't fuck Tailgate's head up.
But those Terrorcons!!! They look fucking fantastic. They've suddenly become the thing in PotP that I'm most excited about. EVEN MORESO THAN THE DINOBOTS?!?!?! Yes probably. Maybe it's just because I've just seen them and I'm all dazzled by the new. But I love the nutty colour schemes on these guys, and they'll really POP on deluxe class molds. Lovely!
I'm liking disco porn Rodimus too and, neat as Landmine and Metalhawk look, it's clearly going to be just like 1988 all over again with the Decepticon pretenders being about fifty times more interesting looking than the Autobot equivalents. Submarauder looks brilliant. I can't wait 'til he's out. LOVE that his weapon mode is a trident!
Here's the last of my T:30 snaps. Loved these two and thought it was a far superior Trailbreaker than the Combiner wars version. While I didn't feel they suffered from being too hollow, or slender in profile, they both feel like they could have benefitted from being a bit taller and chunkier. Imagine these two around the same sort of size and heft as Twintwist/Topspin. I'm sure many would disagree, but Voyager would be too big for these lads.
License, Creative License.
Hmm after rechecking ebay there are a few Skrapnels for around a tenner, maybe I should just grab it now and complete the insecticons
These toy reveals are quite exciting, I will be enjoying at least a few of these fun boys should they show up in shops near me.
"Yeah, I don't think we let That Guy open Her up.........."
Having seen the reveals from PoTP at NYCC, I am gonna be so skint through most of 2018!! When I first heard about Rodimus Unicronus, I wasnt looking forward to a repaint, but having seen him proper I am so gonna get him! And yes, I agree about Hun-Grr being a bit of a rejig of Silverbolt; even if he isnt a retool, you can see the combiner ports are in the same places! But I'll prob get him n the rest of the Terrorcons anyway!
Well, Balls! Looks like Siegeoncybertron might have crashed into that there Customs Hurdle because trying to be a clever dick and get my customs charge number off one of Parcelfarce's operators to get it paid now was a total fail.
Apparently the customs charge itself is still being processed, DAMMIT! Get a move on, pen-pushers, I wants muh toys!
Alas, he has been snapped up already, but I definitely think that is a custom that needs to happen.
I will be seriously bummed if we don't get a Fangry repaint. Shame we won't get a deluxe Repugnus too. I mean, surely a Repugnus figure could be retooled into Squeezeplay?
I'm actually hopeful now we will see Flywheels as one of these exclusives. Maybe if/when Hasbro announce their own figure subscription service? Hopefully with shipping options more friendly to non-US folks.
Yeah, I started re-organising my shelves yesterday before this guy was shown, and while holding scout Windcharger though how it would take something pretty special to replace him. This new guy is a good looking figure, but that face. Nicola 'glummy mummy' Murray.
Nobody understands Goth Rod.
Best fricking glove puppets of them all!
That would be the heft sweet spot alright.
I wonder if there are any shapeways heads to turn Trailguy into Flatline.
Those Terrorcons look amazing. Chunkier than I expected and I mean that in a good way. Also the weapon modes for the Pretender suits are look convincing enough to me! Can't wait to get my hands on them.
Wei Jiang should definitely upscale these to a 3rd bigger in girthage
Yay friday ! I'm gonna play with all those toys in their boxes, finally!
Wait. I'm missing one.
*goes to post office*
"We don't have it."
*phone the delivery service*
"Your package is at the post office."
A friend ordered TR Grotusque for me off Hasbro Toy Shop yesterday, and it worked out about $33 shipped to a US address. When a mate in Canada tried to order one for me before that, shipping was over $30, bringing the total to $63 and more. I cannot imagine what the cost would be if HTS were offering international shipping options. Even to Canada that seems massively prohibitive for collectors.
All the best
All know that feeling dude. Maybe it is out for delivery again? I'm currently waiting on LG Kup & Hot Rod arriving.
I look at this:
And think of this:
That was also my gripe the the TFCC for the two years I had membership.
Shipping from the US is so erratic and disproportionate cost wise that I just gave up
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