Universe Blades

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by Soundblaster1, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Kinda surprised there wasn't a thread for this already.

    Before anyone asks, this is one of those ones out of China. I did not purchase it in a store. I've also had it a while, which is why I'm surprised there was no thread for it.

    The Cybertron Evac review can be found here.

    Since there aren't any changes to the mold and pictures are worth a thousand words... I figure I can make a fairly lengthy review with a couple pics.

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    Faction Symbol:
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    Cyber Key inserted:
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    Attack rescue chopper (whose bright idea was that?):
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    Regular 'bot mode:
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    Attack 'bot mode (or as far as I'm concerned, 'bot mode):
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    And the text-portion of the tour:
    Blades is easily my favorite of the uses of the mold. I see it shelfwarming because of the Springer/Ratbat comic pack... But Blades is definitely worth looking at. Definitely a great toy, definitely a great display piece. I bought Evac after I got Blades (because I was so impressed) and I really felt like I had two different figures, with Blades being the better of the two.
     
  2. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    I am so looking forward to this. The mold suits Blades far better than it does Springer.
     
  3. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I agree it's an excellent repaint concept (though I would've hoped for a white head and blue face, myself.) Looking forward to getting one.
     
  4. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    As long as I can afford it I plan on getting him.:thumbs2: 
     
  5. Darkspeed

    Darkspeed Avatar Freak

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    Dammit, I love this mold! I wanna get Springer and Blades, but I can't afford both of them! ^^;
     
  6. Soundwarp

    Soundwarp Next victim please TFW2005 Supporter

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    Too much red for me, but it's still cool!
     
  7. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    Now I want this guy, but I already have Evac, so Evac's gotta go.
     
  8. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    This is the Evac repaint I was waiting for. No other Copter-bot would be as perfect for this mold as Blades imo, and this is definately proof of that.
     
  9. Red Alert

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    some mods i did to him(made a thread in radicons)
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    long winch
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  10. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    "Get over here!" Top work, sir. I shall surely be checking out how you did that as soon as Blades hits the shores of good ol' Blighty.
     
  11. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    Really love this repaint. He's mine if I see him.
     
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    Kingplay Banned

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    looks good, but not great
     
  13. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    maybe the chopper mode, but i think the bot mode just screams Springer, and the deco on Blades just leaves a lot to be desired to me.
     
  14. Armada_MK

    Armada_MK Emissary of Primus

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    GET OVER HERE!!!!!!

    sorry couldn't resist:D 
     
  15. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Somehow, garotte wire, blades and honking big guns say "Blades" to me.:D 
     
  16. MegaHavok

    MegaHavok Well-Known Member

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    Got this figure today and loved it. THe red makes the figure just look more intimidating. Watch you white paint though the red shows through on spots of mine so if your picky be careful.

    Also the missle launchers dont point strait up on mine they're kinda lopsided. Is that normal? My evac never had that problem
     
  17. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme supremest of unicrons

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    If I see this guy in stores while I'm hunting for legends and deluxes wave 2 and looks nice I'll pick him up. One way or the other I'm getting the springer + ratbat two pack since I don't have sidways and I love springer's character. If I end up getting both only Springer will be displayed with my collection since the autobots already have a lot of red. (Prime, dlx prime, Cliffjumper, Sideswipe, Ironhide, Jetfire, and to some extent Powerglide)
     
  18. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Saw him today at Target and couldn't resist picking him up. I've always loved the Live Convoy mold and I also have a thing for helicopter TFs.

    But MAN this guy is full of love. Possibly my most favorite straight repaint to date.

    The ONLY thing I wish they did was make his helmet white and face blue.
     
  19. WhiteMocha

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    Found him this morning, love him to pieces. A white head and chest, and a blue face, might have been nice, but man, it's hard to complain about a figure that is so blaringly, unabashedly, brilliantly RED. I think he's, like, the reddest Transformer I own. Though I do love the touches of black on the arms and thighs.

    I always loved the Evac mold (one of my favorites from the Cybertron line) and this deco really does it justice. Who needs the other Protectobots when this guy is so cool on his own?
     
  20. unicronsupreme

    unicronsupreme supremest of unicrons

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    This got me thinking, if you call heavy load mixmaster and pretend he's still a constucticon, then the first two waves of Universe had 1 Constructicon, 1 Protectobot, 1 Aerialbot and 1 Combaticon. Kinda neat in my book anyways...
     

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