United We Stand.... (Wave 3)

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  1. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hi everyone,

    I wanted to share some photos I took of my United Wave 3 collection I just received in the mail on Tuesday. I see no reason to do a review, as we have had a ton on the Generations versions. I did want to show off the beauty of these though, along with some other characters. The paint schemes on these are absolutely stunning to put it bluntly. Even with the photo I took of United Blurr, it still doesn't d it justice. I purposely didn't use a flash to pick up more of the color contrasts on all of these. All joints on these are very tight, no QC concerns of any kind either. We;ve all seen the vehicle mode pictures, so I thought I would provide better pictures of the robot modes.

    Enjoy,

    - Gregg
     

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  2. Acteon

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    That's a sweet selection of toys, thanks for sharing :) 

    Looking forward to my United Perceptor, and those photos almost make me want to splash out on a United Kup...
     
  3. AndreyOfDoom

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    US Blurr looks way better. This one is way too blue in robot mode, almost painful to look at. Needs something else to break up the color. As For Kup the only difference is more metallic paint and Perceptor is missing the chrome of the US?

    Wreck Gar seems to be the only one worth it due to the movie accurate color scheme yet that still means paying the price of four deluxes just to get one deluxe.
     
  4. rizuan76

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    Lookin' good there man! Yup I also have the recent United wave but minus Blurr (as I preferred the Hasbro version).

    Otherwise definitely worth getting if one have the spare dough to splurge a bit, prices for 'em on evilbay or other secondary markets are going crazy. Nowadays just look at United Jazz pricing... *shakes head*
     
  5. 46+2

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    United figs look deeeelish! THX for sharing.
     
  6. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Truthfully, there is quite a bit more of a subtle contrast on United Blurr versus what shows even in the picture I took. It still looks more washed out in the photo. The best way actually to view Blurr is truly in person. The figure itself is not as washed out as it looks in the photos. Yes, there is a bit more blue, but it's contrasting blues. Absolutely stunning.

    - Gregg
     
  7. GreenScream

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    I completely agree with sodawilly. Wave 3 United figures look absolutely amazing in person. I'm very happy with all four of them. Now my movie Autobot shelf looks complete. :) 

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  8. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Love your display GreenScream...... I see you got the "Delicate Warrior" too. So glad I bought that when I did.
     
  9. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    Yeah, same here. After you and a couple of others gave her glowing reviews, I forked over the dough. I'm glad I did, as iGear has bumped her price up and she really looks great with the other movie characters. Besides, the display just wouldn't feel complete without "Arcee".
     
  10. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Now I'm waiting for IGear to release their MP Coneheads and Kup head set. I can't wait to swap out Kup's noggin! lol
     
  11. TheBigMachine

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    Sodawilly, who's the brown Sideswipe? I'm guessing that's a custom? Also, do you think the United Kup is really a significant enough difference from the Hasbro version to justify getting it? Every picture I see of him he looks almost identical to the Hasbro version. Is he just a little shinier? Also, does anyone know how hard it would be to swap United Perceptors non-chromed parts with Hasbro's Perceptor's? If it's not hard, I might have to seriously consider doing that.
     
  12. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Looks like a custom Chromedome....but I love the pics! Thanks for sharing!
     
  13. Superquad7

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    Yep! http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radic...erations-chromedome.html?highlight=chromedome

    soda, it's great to finally see some photos. Thanks for sharing, bud :thumb 
     
  14. sodawilly

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    United Kup is shinier due to the paint apps used, but I personally feel it's worth it. The color shade actually looks a lot different compared to the Generations version. I said the same thing earlier about United Blurr. The pictures of Blurr are not picking up the true contrast which I'm bummed about. I was really hoping to show off the true contrast. If you can get United Blurr as well, it's stunning!

    - Gregg
     
  15. Superquad7

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    I'd like to see you give that Arcee a metallic paint job :wink: 
     
  16. sodawilly

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    I actually ordered some cotton candy pearl online today to do just that! lo

    - Gregg
     
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    Same here. kup needs that cool ass cygar.

    posted this in cool stuff but here you go too.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Superquad7

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    This makes me happy :) 
     
  19. B'Bantor

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    That Chromedome rips dude! I love it :) 
     
  20. sodawilly

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    Here is what I will be using for Arcee to make her a little more "United" =)

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    - Gregg
     

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