United Perceptor Question

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  1. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    does he have chrome? its hard to tell, i loathe chrome and im upset RTS Perceptor has it
     
  2. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    Looks like you might be in luck.
     
  3. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    ordered

    thanks
     
  4. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    That's not the United version. You can tell due to the lack of silver stripes and the yellow windshield. The Takara version has a clear windshield.

    What you showed a picture of, is the US release minus the chrome. That gray plastic is the color under the US chrome.
     
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    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yup :thumbs2:  the United Perceptor should be more of a silver paint then a chrome.

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    robowarrior Arcee's BF

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    I'm suprised the Hasbro version had the chrome on it and not the other way around. I love the chrome on my Hasbro version...
     
  8. Nefud

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    A little nail polish remover will take care of any chrome pretty quick.
     
  9. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    That white or silver trim on the vehicle mode, really helps make it look good. Better than the RTS version, I think when I get the RTS version I might try this.
     
  10. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    qft

    +1
     
  11. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I think the chest area might be chrome on the United one. We'll have to see once people get it at the end of the month.

    Randy
     
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    United Perceptor looks much better than the RTS. I think I am going United all the way from now on.
     
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    Yea, the photo on Takara's United page it does make it look reflective.
     
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    I guess to each their own. I personally think the United version is over done with the striping in vehicle mode and love the fact that Hasbro went the extra mile to include chromed parts on the RtS Perceptor. But almost all my classics are Henkei so the chromed Perceptor fits in nicely. As for the yellow window, I don't really see what the big deal is about it as IMO it doesn't detract from the figure in the least. I just feel the RtS version is a more accurate representation of the character, sans the yellow eyes.
     
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    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Yea, I was thinking that at first too, but someone pointed out that it looks like the United Version may my half molded and half metalic paint. If so, it is gonna look a little goofy in vehicle mold (kind of like the United Soundwave). I am gonna wait for some final shots of the product before I decide if I am picking up the import version since it would likely be the one left in vehicle mold with the better window paint apps and lining down the sides.
     
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    That's why it's nice to have the ability to cancel a preorder. You can see photo galleries and video reviews of released product and still have time to cancel an order before your retailer gets their shipment.
     
  17. shadow panther

    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    forgive the shitty cel phone pic, but chrome has been removed
     

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    G1_Cindersaur Banned

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    yeah they did soundwave that way....and he looks awful KO looking...craptacular KO looking...
     
  19. Dark Magnus

    Dark Magnus Your opinion is wrong!

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    I guess I'm the only one who likes the chrome on the Hasbro version. Truth be told, I was surprised to see chrome on a Hasbro figure, but I figure it's a throw back to the G1 perceptor who had chrome bits here and there on that toy.
     
  20. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Soundwave Rules.

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    Im gonna get both. :D 
     

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