Transformers United Grapple

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  1. $5HotRod

    $5HotRod Trailbreaker Fan

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    Hello. I just got this figure and I was a bit surprised when I opened the package. Now, I'm a fan of chromed figures and willing to pay the extra cost to import them for certain characters. Yeah, I'm a sucker for it so shoot me. Grapple happens to be one of those characters; however, when I opened the box, there was no chrome at all on the figure.

    He looks just about the same as Universe 2.0/Reveal the Shield Solar Storm Grapple (or whatever his name is here in the states). Did anyone else get the Transformers United version of this figure and if so, did yours have chromed pieces?

    The figure itself is quite nice but I'm a bit miffed that I paid all this extra and it didn't have any chrome. Before anyone asks, yes, I contacted BBTS to ask if this was a fluke or if they are all like that. Had I known this, I would have gotten the one here in the states for a whole lot less.
     
  2. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    I'm not sure what the differences are, could you post pics of yours? The United version should have a colored head
     
  3. $5HotRod

    $5HotRod Trailbreaker Fan

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    I'll post some pics tomorrow. It's getting a bit late where I am. To give you an idea though, it looks about identical to Universe 2.0 Grapple.
     
  4. AndreyOfDoom

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    Henkei is pretty much over. There is not really any chrome on United figs just metallic paint on some. Even the US version of Perceptor has way more chrome than the United release.
     
  5. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    There's zero chrome on United Perceptor. Actually, none of the United figures got the chrome treatment, just silver paint apps.
     
  6. DethPike

    DethPike Master of Sinanju

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    Yeah my Megatron isn't "chrome" it's just got like shiny bits here and there.

    None of the paint on Grapple is metallic? Huh. I thought that was United's "gimmick".
     
  7. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    United Grapple had an orange cartoon accurate head and RTS Grapple has the toy accurate head
     
  8. hupla

    hupla Well-Known Member

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    Depending on the episode, both heads are accurate!
     
  9. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    United Grapple lost his silver wrist bands to get his yellow head.
     
  10. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    There's also an Autobot symbol on the front of United Grapple, and he has additional silver paint in vehicle mode. The orange/yellows are slightly different colors between the two as well.

    Randy
     
  11. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    My advice? Look at pictures of toys before buying them!
     
  12. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I will be posting some comparison shots once I find an RTS Grapple.

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  13. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    Wow...for a second there...I was trying to figure out why you had an audience. :lol 
     
  14. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yea sorry about that, that was the only cleared table at the time so the game got captured as well.
     

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