Beast Era (Wars/Machines/etc.) Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Snaptrap, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. sikkusushotto

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    Good choice of Waspinator!

    The original Tigerhawk is probably in my top 10-15 figures of all time. I think Legacy Tigerhawk is one of the best modern leaders and definitely a worthy upgrade.
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    Love his wingspan and his general stability.
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    His proportions and small back legs don't bother me, though the original clearly wins here.
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    I like that his transformation keeps most of the ideas of the original. Transforming both back to back actually made the original's transformation look quite simple. The original does have steps which must be done in order to avoid breaking the figure though. While the Legacy figure has more steps, I find them to be generally more forgiving.
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    My main problems with Legacy Tigerhawk are:
    - The detents that lock the robot mode legs in the vertical position. Someone needs to slap some sense into whoever it is at Hasbro or Takara that keeps adding detents to joints. It's really annoying and the next click out is too wide of an A-stance.
    - The beast face looks like a happy panda compared to the fierce original.
    - The hands are limited.

    Otherwise he's great!

    Nothing beats the original's vac metal battle mask though.
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    I'm gonna go on eBay and pay way too much for an OG Quickstrike only for a new Legacy Quickstrike to leak within days, aren't I?
     
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    Yes, but you'll be doing it in service to the rest of us.
     
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    A fun little clip on Hasbro Pulse's Youtube today of some G1 bots working out in honour of 80s week.

    I look forward to 90s week, with Tarantulas singing Creep by Radiohead.
     
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    3rd Party Legends Scale Beast Wars
    Robot Toys RT-01 Caesar
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    “I am Air Commander Starscream!!”

    My first time with the SS86 Starscream mold and it’s in clear! This 2-pack was one I was extremely excited for and I love it. Haunted Wasp is painted beautifully and Ghost Screamers surprisingly solid. IMG_3570.jpeg
     
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    I love these fellas in beast mode!

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    At long last this b*tch goes down in price on Amazon!
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    A youtube user upload page preview of this book, it has a lot of BW contents:

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    I’m with you! Bonecrusher is one of those figures that makes me think we were cheated a bit with the introduction of Fuzors and Transmetals after only 2 years. Not that I don’t love those figures too but in retrospect it feels like Hasbro was in a bit of a rush to get back to G1-Dinobots-esque designs. Like, where’s my fox transformer? Or a bighorn sheep (that’s not an ibex) or deer? Where’s my opossum?!?! Maybe they thought it was im-possum-ble? Eh?

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    I’ll see myself out.
     
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  19. _Flashback_

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    This is actually an interesting topic. I used to wonder the same thing. Very surprised we never got a deer, red fox, squirrel, raccoon, or a moose.

    I distinctly remember posting to either Allspark or Bottalk (yes Im ancient) about why don’t the Predacons have either a housefly or a roach. Maybe the powers-that-were didn’t think they would sell.
     
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    If y'all haven't already, go look through Unicron9 's customs... amazing work. I know they did a fox from Kingdom Cheetor.
     
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