Universe Blackarachnia

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by GogDog, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Just grabbed this older repaint of the Beast Machines mold, as I am on a Spiderbot kick and I vastly prefer this color scheme to the original. Such a fantastic mold, and what a shame that a 12 year old toy puts the current Airachnid figure to utter shame.

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  2. GMfan101

    GMfan101 The Smooth Operator

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    Wow...which store did you get this?
     
  3. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    TEH INTERNeT
     
  4. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    I always liked how the legs on this figure transformed, I just wish the gimmick with her fangs worked a bit better on my toy. I really need to drag it out of storage now.
     
  5. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Gorgeous shots. Only thing I don't care for about this figure is that she (the Universe version at least) was the product of a time when every other Transformer was blue and orange.

    Other than that, she's great. Plus: booty for days.
     
  6. rxlthunder

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    Wow, I was expecting more WTF's in reaction to a 10 year old toy review.
     
  7. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Hips don't lie, yo :) 
     
  8. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    BOOTY FOR DAYs!
     
  9. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    This redeco reminds me how bright orange was the "Allspark Blue" of its day. :) 
     
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    LCDR Blindside Banned

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    I wasn't aware of this mold yesterday. Now I'm in love with it. Thanks, GogDog.
     
  11. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    Wow great pics. Also kicking myself for never grabbing the TFA version too, she looks great.

    Things are just... great.
     
  12. GMfan101

    GMfan101 The Smooth Operator

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    Thanks! I'll see if there's one in my area!

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  13. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    Even if you don't get lucky like that, there's plenty of people selling her online, and if the colours don't grab you, there's always the original purple/black/gold one. Pretty sure there's at least one other repaint, but its likely a pricier one.
     
  14. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    Well you've technically got four options.

    Beast Machines: Purple and Baby-poop-Green
    Universe: Pictured in this thread
    Universe Crystal Widow: Different character, but basically same colors. A little darker.
    Beast Wars Returns: TRU Japan exclusive variant; Pink and Copper/Green

    I say technically four because the BWR version, like all BWR toys is hell of difficult to come across and are usually quite expensive.
     
  15. Karhukjnsi

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    Haha, wow, I was just looking this up on eBay and I just now saw the thread, kick ass.
     
  16. das_hermit

    das_hermit Decepticons forever!

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    Thanks for reminding me about this beauty...Universe Blackarachnia is one of my favourite TFs.
     
  17. Yaujta

    Yaujta De-Headmasterizator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Same here. It's always been by absolute favorite version of the character. I usually display her (BM version) with her feet aimed downward and propped against another figure, giving her the show-accurate impossible legs.

    My favorite feature has got to be the headband and lightpiping for the eyes. Lift the headband up and shine a light behind the head and it's six lit-up eyes for the win!

    I'm not fond of the colors on this version and prefer the original, but the pictures are very striking!
     
  18. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I really love this figure. I got mine from a secondhand store for a few quid.
     

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