Universe/Classics 2.0 Sideswipe feedback thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by Peaugh, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Hooray! Universe Sideswipe is here!

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    Quite the awesome figure. His alt mode is the same as Sunstreaker's, with a shinier turbocharger (which is likely being swapped with Sunstreaker's):

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    Transformation is much the same, with the head facing a different direction:

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    Also, a jetpack!

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    Brothers:

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    Like I said above, and outstanding figure, with enough differences to warrant a second purchase. Also, the red is a BEAUTIFUL deep pearly red, almost metallic. VERY nice. Definitely an A+ figure, get it when you can!


    EDIT: Swapped out Sideswipe's lower legs. PERFECT!

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    Video review is up here:

    YouTube - Transformers Universe/Classics 2.0 Sideswipe
     
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  2. panzerjedi

    panzerjedi Well-Known Member

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    Awesome! I can't wait.
     
  3. Obvious Prime

    Obvious Prime Purple Repaint

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    NICE!

    I want him.


    Hey, are his limbs (and the parts that are grey on Streaker) white-ish? He might be easier to turn into Red Alert than I thought.
     
  4. G1Wheeljack

    G1Wheeljack Well-Known Member

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    Nice, I like how his weapon & turbocharger are shinier, but I'll keep them on Sideswipe when I get him as I like him better. I do hope next years Botcon set has a Punch/Counterpunch out of this mold.
     
  5. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Yeah, the light grey bits are all white.
     
  6. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Yeah, I'm debating it, I just think Sunstreaker SHOULD have a shiner turbocharger, especially since it's part of Sunstreaker's look, and just an extra piece on Swipe.

    I agree though, if we don't get a P/CP version of this mold at some point down the line, someone isn't doing their job.
     
  7. Obvious Prime

    Obvious Prime Purple Repaint

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    Ah, cool. I'll have to buy two then.
     
  8. MushroomPrime

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    Awesome, I can't wait for this
     
  9. Rewind

    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome! I'm so glad he's got those white parts. I passed up Sunstreaker waiting for this guy and now I'm even more excited for him to arrive.
     
  10. MushroomPrime

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    Passed on Sunstreaker? Why? The toy is great
     
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    Excellent photos, thanks Peaugh.
     
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    Awesome review on Sideswipe, it makes me want him even more than before!!
     
  13. Rewind

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    Because Sideswipe is much more iconic to me, and I typically don't buy more than one mold of any given toy. Not knockin' Sunstreaker at all, if it were only him available I'd have nabbed him long ago. :) 

    Same goes for Prowl/Silverstreak. I'm holding out for Streak.
     
  14. Ktulu

    Ktulu Whoosh TFW2005 Supporter

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    Looks great
     
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    Nice review. Great photos on the twins!
     
  16. Ravenxl7

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    Nice pics :thumbs2: . I'm looking forward to getting Sideswipe. Sunstreaker is pretty awesome. Here's hoping we get at least one more figure out of this mold (Red Alert), if not two more (Wheeljack).
     
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    Excellent review. This is why Peaugh is my favorite reviewer: nice, clear, concise. None of that flamboyant stuff. Thank you again kind sir.

    The only thing missing is the drama. What? no ironhide drama. Dang. I miss the silverbolt drama.
     
  18. artiepants

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    S P E C T A C U L A R !

    Can't wait.
    his head looks better in these shots too. And i can definitely see that shinier turbocharger going to 'Streaker
     
  19. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Cannot wait to get this guy along with Bluestreak and Ironhide.
     
  20. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    So much win!:drool: 
     

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