The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Yankee0

    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    That is actually rather tempting and, having also seen the prices on ebay, very reasonable too! I am going to keep looking to try and pick up the missing bits for now, but should I prove unsuccessful I will bear you in mind should you not have sold him by then!
     
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  2. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Good hunting, mate! :thumb 
     
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  3. Yankee0

    Yankee0 I own one jacket.

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    Cheers old bean! :) 
     
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  4. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Using the remaining unused modded red dino-eye from the Slash sticker set (because on first attempt you managed to flick the other one into infinity or beyond) to give Quickswitch a "proper" V-crest: Priceless
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  5. MissingSea

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    Thanks for the head's up, that's now all the Terrorcons ordered :)  and due to arrive throughout next week.
     
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  6. bcm77

    bcm77 Well-Known Member

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    Mech Fans Toys have revealed grey prototype images of oversized Iron Factory Black Shadow!!!!:) :) :) 
     
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  7. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Selfishly, I am far more interested in their Gears being in my mouth RIGHT NOW, DAMMIT!
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  8. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    So my Studio Series Dropkick arrived from Kapow. Initial thoughts?

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    HORRIBLY flimsy robot mode. Lacking articulation. Nice colours. Very light and plastic feels very cheap. Good colours. Looks nice and unique. Weird arm kibble.

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    Transformation is involved and unique. A little bit too fiddly to be amazingly satisfying at least on a first go. The chopper mode looks fantastic but feels too small. This feels like it should ha've been a voyagers. However it is really solid once the transformation is done.

    On an initial impression, might be the first true duffer of the Studio Series line? Doesn't feel worth the £23 I paid for from Kapow. I'll do a proper review this weekend.
     
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  9. Toadimus Prime

    Toadimus Prime Mostly harmless.

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    Mrs Toadimus is trying to get me to decide what I want to do for my 40th in February. I have no idea, other than to start ageing backwards. Or possibly get horrendously drunk...

    (I'm obviously pushing for a large robot as part of the whole thing!)
     
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  10. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    @Lothar Hex yeah something made me hold off on pulling the trigger on Dropkick, for exactly the reasons you describe with your experience.

    So far the studio series is a bit of a mixed experience for me...Blackout did not quite do it for me, but Stinger is an absolute joy. I used to think that with smaller figures there's fewer margins of error with loose parts, and if a joint is loose it won't hold a lot of weight anyway, but what if the design itself is a bit...lanky? Hmmm.

    Does anybody here fancy a UT Challenger [AoE MP Movie Prime]? Transformed a couple of times...just not doing much for me.
     
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    Napalm BOASTFUL MANFISH!!! TFW2005 Supporter

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    It requires immediate insertion into my oral cavity, post haste.
     
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  12. Rodentus prime

    Rodentus prime Old Git

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    I chose a healthy dose of denial with a side order of whimpering.
     
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    So, after finding only fat power rangers in my home bargains, I decided to order Rippersnapper from Amazon instead. Abominus should have both arms by the end of the year! Yay!
     
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    Insurgent Big Red Fire Snorting Dragon

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    Just transformed SS Blackout back to robot mode while watching netflix. My word, I'm in love with his head sculpt.
     
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    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    CALENDAR UPDATE!

    The files have been passed to the printers! Once I get the final order number (we have 52 right now) we can crack on!

    This does mean, if you've ordered one and haven't paid, please contact me to do so. Cuz otherwise, I can't print them.
     
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    Napalm BOASTFUL MANFISH!!! TFW2005 Supporter

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    At this moment in time I'm choosing astonishment that it's actually happening. When it rocks up in 8 months though, I reckon your choice of menu is absolutely dish of the fucking day.
     
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  17. the oaf

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    Does anyone know if anywhere in the UK other than Kapow will be stocking Siege Flywheels (... or Skytread as he seems to be called now)?

    I asked my brother to get him for me for Christmas a while back, and even gave him the link to Kapow, but being the useless tit that he is, he's now missed it. The only other place I've seen it is on Ebay, but the price is ridiculous.
     
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  18. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Keep an eye out on Kapow, there may be general stock once all pre-orders have been sent out.
     
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  19. robotmel

    robotmel Junkyard Zombie

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    Good morning all!

    I've just checked and In Demand Toys still have pre-orders open for Flywheels at £19.99 ;) 

    https://www.indemandtoys.co.uk/prod...ers-war-for-cybertron-siege-deluxe-flywheels/
     
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  20. bcm77

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    Is that the final figure or someone's Photoshop?

    I ask as in the initial grey pics the proportions of the head made it look more like Brawn than Gears.
     
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