3rd Party Toy of the Year '16 Candidates - Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ZEGR, Nov 2, 2016.

  1. ZEGR

    ZEGR Well-Known Member

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    So its November now, only one month left for this year to end.Although there are a couple of possible candidates that havent been released yet i feel it would be fun to share our thoughts on that and update the thread as i we go along...So far there are three releases that stand out in my mind:
    -Fans Toys Stomp
    -KFC Simba
    -MMC Carnifex



    Keep it civil,no condescending,no sarcasm be respectful
     
  2. Yeled

    Yeled Grimlock is King

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    Stomp hands down. Best transforming toy I've ever owned.
     
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  3. Orion2703

    Orion2703 Ultimate Hunter

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    Obvious but i can't disagree, except maybe to say stomp x! All blinged up he's even better :D 

    Not mine personally but i think MT Pandinus should be in there, cos he's freaking awesome too.
     
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  4. mapatel

    mapatel Well-Known Member

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    My Picks for the year are:
    -MasterMade Apollo
    -Weijangs M01 AOE Optimus
    -Maketoys Striker Manus
     
  5. Mobb One

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    I remember last year Apollyon won.

    KFC Simba will only be my second 3rd party purchase this year (mainly for budgetary reasons, the first being FT Shrapnel). I no longer collect CHUG and while Overlord is my favorite Decepticon of all time (specifically the Masterforce/original/G1 incarnation), I'm on the fence about getting Carnifex. But seems to be an outstanding figure.

    Other candidates (none of which I own, but there seems to be general praise reading the threads)

    Toyworld Devastator/Constructicons
    Maketoys Despotron
    DX9 Tyrant
     
  6. Electro Rush

    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl

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    MMC Carnifex
    Fanstoys Stomp

    Pandinus came out this year, right? If so, thats #3.
     
  7. dedguy

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    Was Andras this year? If so that would be my personal vote. If not? Not sure. I haven't bought a lot this year.
     
  8. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    wei jiang mpp10 if it's allowed to be included the over sizing and change's made my favourite figure epic

    others

    ft stomp and willis
     
  9. Mobb One

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    it was late lasy year. was a real darkhorse performer in the polls
     
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    FT Stomp
    KFC Crash Hog
    UT Buzzing

    PS: Someone should also open a nomination thread for the worst figure of the year. :ev: 
     
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    For me:

    - Wei Jiang KO OS Evasion Mode Optimus Prime
    - DX-9 Gewalt
    - DX-9 Mightron
    - DX-9 Tyrant (was this 2016?)
    - X-Transbots Andras (was this 2016?)
     
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    Stomp's going to take the crown, but I'd nominate:

    FT Willis for an almost perfect 3P carbot, and
    BB7 KO seekers for doing what TT should have done years ago to improve the mold and offer it at a more palatable pricepoint
     
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  13. ZEGR

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    was Planet X's FOC Grimlock a 2016 release?
     
  14. GR1ML0CK

    GR1ML0CK Dinobot Commander

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    Stomp. End of discussion :locked2: 
     
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    Dx9 Mightron (The big one)
    MakeToys Despotron
    Cloud 9 QuakeBlast
    KFC Simba
    XTB Andras
    MakeToys Ironwill


    But so mave have come out and are still coming out it is hard to tell.
     
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    Some of these choices are not clicking with me lol. Simba?! Gewalt??? I thought we all were on the same page here. Stomp by a landslide people. The only thing wrong with that figure is the raised spot on his head for a faction symbol
     
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  17. Naztok

    Naztok will work for gold chrome

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    Simba easily.
     
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    I've got Simba on the way. MP Star Saber is going to look so kick ass with him!!!

    First "large" 3P figure I've bought since Andras.
     
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    Honesty honestly, Honesty!

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    MMC Overlord :) 
     
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    Stomp, nothing compares, nothing comes close to it. It is irrefutable!
     
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