Toyanami Masterpiece Voltron

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  1. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    I heard a lot of bad (horror) stories about MP Voltron (arms that were scary to lock, paint chipping, etc.), but I decided to get one anyway. And I'm glad I did! I don't have any of the problems listed. Awesome set, heavy in die-cast, poseable... With tiny pilots, it would have been perfect. I love the chrome weapons, just gorgeous.
     
  2. TILALLR1

    TILALLR1 'Til All Are One

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    Yes I want one too. How much did he set you back?
     
  3. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    Nice!
    Chrome weapons are pretty snazy.
     
  4. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    $102.50 plus shipping.

    I can see myself on the blade, it's mirror-like.
     
  5. LigerPrime

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    I think you may have got the 2nd production run of some sorts. The horror stories are indeed true but mostly from the first production run. I have always wanted to pick him up but er, somehow other purchases keep distracting me from him! XD
     
  6. XJunky

    XJunky Howdy Ho Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Congratulations!

    Let's see some pics of you and your new swank!

    ~X
     
  7. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Certificate says 02112 of 15,000. How do I know which run I have? Packaging says 2005.
     
  8. cannabisprime

    cannabisprime Well-Known Member

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    I think the first run consisted of the first 5,000 units; the second run consisted of the next 10,000 units.
     
  9. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    Where did you buy it from?

    A few months ago it was going for upwards of $150 on ebay but prices seem to have died down. I've had my eye on this for awhile. Now may be the time to strike.
     
  10. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Ebay. It was an auction, not a BIN (which tend to be more expensive with crazy shipping fees on top of that).
     
  11. Turnpike

    Turnpike Brawl is my bee-otch

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    If the legs of the 'arm' lions are too tight, loosen the screws.. My red lion lost it's leg because the screw was too tight and the plastic was so easily breakable.
    (nothing superglue can't fix)

    Other than that prob, my Yellow lion's connector won't lock onto the black lion's leg to form Voltron.. Thing the spring is twisted..

    In any case, congrats! =D It's(Those) an(are) awesome figure(s)!
     
  12. Pooky

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    I own the figure and it looks great. Bought it awhile ago. I'll have to check but I think I bought the second production run. Next up? Vehicle Voltron! Come on Toynami, let's have it!
     
  13. Zacku

    Zacku Overused Mold

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    I bought one at AnimeBoston this year. The problem is, my sword broke almost immediately after taking it out of the package, and at the handle, too. Anyone know what I should do?
     
  14. LigerPrime

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    Not too sure about the no. of quantities in each production run, dude but it seems that most collectors had problems with the first production run than the second.

    So does that mean that megatroptimus's Voltron is from the 2nd batch? At least I can know which is the 2nd batch?

    May I ask what's the number of your certificate say as I'm curious as to know what batch is yout Voltron. If its xx out of 5,000 then going by cannabisprime, yours is the first batch.

    Reading your post really sums up my fear of this Voltron...do you think you can ask for a replacement of sorts?
     
  15. Zacku

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    Mine's numbered 07132... so I don't think it's the same one. I emailed Toynami three months ago but never got a reply. D:
     
  16. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Well, since the one I got is #2112, I guess it's from the first production run.
     
  17. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    :useless 

    Uterly USELESS! ;) 

    I loved Voltron (the toy, not the show) as a kid!
     
  18. Zacku

    Zacku Overused Mold

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    [​IMG]
    ...and here's his broken sword.
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    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    So... beutiful!
     
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