Xovergen Trailer Force TF-01 Video Reviews

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Video Reviews' started by encline, Jan 14, 2013.

  1. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey fellow collectors!

    XOVERGEN sent me this piece to get my thoughts and do an honest review. I am looking at this as not only a collector but a from a designers point of view. After being as critical as I am with all figures I buy, I am confident that those who chose to buy this upgrade will enjoy it and not regret that decision.

    Play value is there.

    Nostalgic value is there.

    Quality is there.

    Once the GOD BOMBER upgrade comes out this will be a VERY impressive piece.


    Is it worth the price, you decide.

    I hope my video is helpful to you guys. It's a 35 minute video(and I cut it down!) I do a 5 minute quicky at the beginning then an in depth look at the figure. I felt this was critical considering how their first release was received.





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    walk like an Egyptian pose...balances rather well.



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  2. Mobb One

    Mobb One Godmaster

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    interesting
     
  3. Napjr

    Napjr <b><font color=gold>Mr. Internet</font><br><font c Veteran

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    I have only one question. Can you remove the blue forearms?
     
  4. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Can't get past the kitbash-like look yet. I'll have to see the video review.
     
  5. Jtotheiso187

    Jtotheiso187 Well-Known Member

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    Will it connect to fansproject G3 trailer? What pieces are left over while in robot mode? How does the plastic compare to other third party offerings? How tall is he?
     
  6. Agent Adam

    Agent Adam Well-Known Member

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    ^Some of your questions may be answered in his upcoming review.

    Only thing bugging me still is the gap at the shoulders. I was hoping the arms could be pushed in at the shoulder more but it doesn't seem like it. Still want this set overall.
     
  7. archieboy

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    I'd like to see how he looks with Powermaster Prime's cab, if possible. Thanks man.
     
  8. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    please don't make this look good i have spent enough money on tf's recently :lol 
     
  9. Zildjian

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    I am still completely underwhelmed. As someone commented above, it looks very "kitbashed"
     
  10. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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    I think it would have been better had the focus been on beefing up Prime, not just making him taller. The wheels and City Commander missile launchers hanging of the legs look really silly.
     
  11. Jtotheiso187

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    Another question would be does G1 Prime fit? I can't wait for the review. :) 
     
  12. Cracka J

    Cracka J TURD PARTY DUMPSTERPIECE TFW2005 Supporter

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    I read your post in the main thread, and while I completely understand your view on not wanting to give any direct opinions because people should make up their minds on a person by person basis, I think you could also go a bit into detail on the QC, plastic quality, joints, and overall structure impression without getting opinionated.

    The bottom line is that grand patriot was regarded as an abysmal release and people are hinging their purchases on reviews that will answer these questions. I'd love to make an opinion for myself based on an in-hand impression, but there's no way that is going to happen when there is a $150 entry price and potentially questionable quality.

    I'd really appreciate it if you could go into those things. I think you can do it without going into opinion or bias towards other products. You gotta remember that even if it's good, people still won't buy this unless the reviews say that it's a solid product. It may look great but what happened with grand patriot is still lingering for everyone. People won't risk $150 on a chance that this might be a good product from pictures, we need straight, objective criticism from reviewers.
     
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    Pretty sure it needs to be Powermaster Optimus Prime...not plain G1 Prime. Though G1 Prime can attach to/pull the trailer though from other pics
     
  14. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm still not digging this. Gotta wait for the video review though ...
     
  16. Jtotheiso187

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    Awesome! I never understood why xovergen didn't attempt or take pics of this. I would think it would be another selling point.
     
  17. Darcemeus

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    They did, it was a loooooooong time ago though.
     
  18. Josh

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    encline, baby, why you tease me
     
  19. daelite20

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    Not my cup of tea. I'm not digging it.
     
  20. Pcm979

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    Eh. Maybe he'll look better when the Not-God Bomber comes out.
     

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