The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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  2. waffel

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    well mate, here's a chance to get it when its new for a discount :p 
     
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  3. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    Mrs Ottertron was attempting to do a Hasblow reorder the other day and had a nightmare trying to get it sorted - apparently they don't use universal product numbers that are compatible with FP's EPOS system so she was having to Google exactly what each box would contain - but they should, hopefully, be getting more Terrorcons and Hun-Gurrrs back in at some point, for those in need of Rippersnapper etc. She's a bit miffed about having to order Hun-Gurrr with Elita1, though, as they can't shift her.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    The envy I was starting to feel at folks nabbing the Chaos set for about a quarter of what it cost me has evaporated because the hubbub got me to grab this exquisite Large (Cow)Boi off the shelf...
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    ...still effin' GLORIOUS.
    Shitehawks that are nabbing the set and listing it at £120 more than what they paid can still do one though.

    @Ottertron Sad to hear that about Elita sales, between her and the fixed Starscream two of the lines best figures getting no love is a damned shame.
     
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    I saw that there were a couple of sets on ebay for quite high prices, it takes the piss really especially as there will be some who see it on ebay and are unaware of it being in HB. Me, I'm holding out hope that they'll get it in stock in my local store.

    Granted I'm still on the search for Hun-Gurrr as well, so a trip to next biggest town (which has and Entertainer as well as a couple of HBs) near to me may be in order.
     
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  6. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    The problems with her are that she's not a well-known character, she doesn't look like she does in the current media, matching limb-bots are impossible to find - Mrs Ottertron was unable to reorder Moonracer at all, thanks Hasblow - and they didn't make enough of them for each limb. Not an easy sell.

    Also, flippers are pure scum and should all die.
     
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  7. robotmel

    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    Surgery? Whatcha been doing to poor old Prime?o_O 

    Thank you for the advice bud. As these are KO's of the G2 CW bots hoping maybe the pins will be a little easier to punch? All I can do is give it a go because I need that blue gone!;) 

    Thank you too! I've never considered buying a pin centre punch as I am a very lazy customizer and try to get away with doing hardly anything and hope the results work out well enough for me!:p 

    Cheers! These two bots started out as all red and all yellow as the photos shows below. First thoughts, they looked like an easy Sideswipe and Sunstreaker straight out the gate but we have plenty of choices for the two Lambos already, but these are for a cunning plan which (hopefully) cannot fail! ;) :D 
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    All I can say right now is... vehicles for alt mode! I will let you all guess what I'm attempting to do! :p 
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Fings crossed they skipped the knurling on the pins, it'll be heaps easier if so!
     
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    Tinbot Striving for lvl 99

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    For those bothered, the entertainer has Elita 1 and Hungurr to order online at just less than £20. Managed to actually nab mine in store at Hull, but they have the legends in at £7 there which is cheaper than the website.
     
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    MyTea Boc Beardy Boyo!

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    Shitehawks is definitely the correct term.
     
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    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    Lookie what I gone n done! :D 

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    Yankee0 Wholesaler of Beryllium Baloney since 1984

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    Bit of a long shot, but does anyone have a Cybertron Leader Optimus lying around that they don't want? Or even better a spare set of the leg extensions, matrix and/or gun for him?
     
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    Great stuff, job's a good 'un!

    Count yourself lucky you aren't swapping parts between a Dead End and a Prowl like I had to! :p 
     
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  14. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Not a laser, nothing to see here

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    I'm still after a broken Generations Dirge to take off someone's hands please. Need a left leg.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Hasbro or Takara do dis, please?
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    @Yankee0 I have a Takara Galaxy Convoy for sale but I think seeking out a western Hasbro release will be the more economical action, bud!
     
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    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    Result!
    I have achieved what I had planned to do with some part swapping, with a pin removed and reinstalled now, I am happy with the result!
    Just need to find a different head to swap with and a couple of very minor paint app removals and a bit of gold and orange touch up's, I think we have a winner!;) 
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    Not sure what I'm going to do with his part swapped brother, but all that red, yellow and blue doesn't look to bad actually?
    I may keep hold of him.. I dunno!

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  17. Insurgent

    Insurgent Big Red Fire Snorting Dragon

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    Oh just making him a bit more 'Prime'.

    It was a few years of customising before I worked up the courage to try that. And finding they were fairly cheap on the ol amazon helped. Plus, it's useful for making guides for drilling spots too, so lots of uses for the non lazy customisers. Glad to see you got your pin problems sorted.
     
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  18. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    Unique Toys TLK Megatron is a bit nice innit?
     
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    Yankee0 Wholesaler of Beryllium Baloney since 1984

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    Out of curiosity, how much would you be looking for for Galaxy Convoy? I recently picked up about 90% of the Hasbro version thinking I could live with a few unessential missing bits, but I like it so much in hand that I want a completed version of the big chap now!
     
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    As it's the Takara imported version complete nMIB with box I'd be looking at £90 posted. Steep, I know but the last completed Ebay sale I could find totalled £106 without postage! :eek: 
     
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