United Voyager Megatron VS. Henkei Voyager Megatron

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  1. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    Here is a comparison review for the two. We are all kind of familiar with the Nerfatron by now. We had the Hasbro version which was ok, and then Henkei came around and went all G1 on it and blew the Hasbro version out of the water. Now Takara does it again with another great repaint, but is it worth the import for you?

    Me personally. Love it. Takara beats itself on this one. Much simpler colors. Very matte black, nice placement of red and no huge colored CON symbol on the scope, though it is still there.

    The red is much more metallic but more rich and there is much more consistancey with the silver paint and gray plastic. Very nice.

    And again soon you will find my Henkei version for sale in my sales thread :D 

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  2. canonball

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    Exactly the pics I needed to see! I want to thank you for a job well done there, but I think you just inspired me spend money I really don't need to be spending because... god dammit... I definitely prefer the United release now. Rassafrassa...
     
  3. daelite20

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    Great Pictorial!!!
     
  4. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    SOLD!!! I can't wait to get this
     
  5. Jarodimus

    Jarodimus the guy with that scan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Serious Business Megatron is Serious.

    I love it! Mine is currently sitting in the Pile of Loot.

    Thanks for the piccies, Deceptigtar!
     
  6. Skylock

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    Have the Henkei one, but like the deco on this one more. Decisions, decisions...
     
  7. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    If it had a little more red paint in robot mode it would be perfect.
     
  8. giga-galvatron

    giga-galvatron Decepticon S.T.A.G ******

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    I think I will get this mold. This is the best G1 inspired Megatron mold maybe ever. So Yea, Ima buy this toy asap!
     
  9. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    I still prefer the Henkei one over this one. This one seems unifinsihed compared to henkei, however I guess if you like the simple look with less paint applications that's cool. I am more than happy with my henkei which seems like a Premium compared to this.
     
  10. Astrotrain52

    Astrotrain52 Former Green Kool-aider

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    Have the Henkei one and sticking with it. The United gun mode is better, but apart from the head, the Henkei robot mode is far superior IMO. I spent less money on the Henkei version and got better paint apps and nicely-applied chrome. Wouldn't pay more money for a more bland looking figure, whether or not it is slightly more G1 accurate.
     
  11. Optimus Vader

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    Nice! This figure can't arrive soon enough for me.

    Can anyone tell me if it's easy to remove/re-attach the wings? I've seen pictures where they're off, but not sure if that was a permanent deal or if they can easily be added back on. This will be the first of this mold for me, so I have no idea.
     
  12. mx-01 archon

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    Takes a bit of surgery. They're held in with pins. There's one at the back of his waist that you can knock out to remove the whole assembly. Some people have taken to cutting a slot into the hinge so the pin can be slipped out for transformation.
     
  13. Optimus Vader

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    Thank you. I like the way this figure looks so much w/o the wings that this might be my first attempt at modifying a figure.
     
  14. shadow panther

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    heres what the henkei looks like with uniteds chestplate
     

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    Best Megatron figure ever!

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  16. Anguirus

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    ^ Guh. Both of those are coming in the mail soon. Maybe today. WANT.
     
  17. Optimus Vader

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    You definitely might be my long lost cousin or something... that's exactly what I received in the mail yesterday.

    ..and you will not be disappointed.
     
  18. Anguirus

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    ^ Checked my shipping info and they are saying delivery on Monday. Urk!

    I'm actually shipping a ginormous PoL, I'm expecting the BiS set, Protector, G3 Trailer, BTS G1 Prime upgrade, and United Megs.
     
  19. influence82

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    Great pics and review. I wonder though why TakaraTomy chose not to produce the Deluxe tank Megatron as it was better by many standards than the Deluxe Optimus Prime.
     
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    I know its expensive but I took the plunge. I can't wait til it gets here.
     

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