Cang Toys Thunderking Combiner (Predaking)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Starganderfish, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. banjoted

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    If I had an exhaustive collection of MP combiners I'd be really interested in this - I love it when companies do their own interpretation of characters, and these are certainly striking. However, as it stands, if I were to drop this much coin on a 3P combiner it'd be for Zeta Bruticus or Superion. Looking forward to some in-hand pics from you lot when the set's complete.
     
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    Looks like I made the right call when I sold my Cang Toy Predacons, this has nothing to do with Razorclaw or the Predacons. So far stylized that it may as well be a different toyline. For those who are still into this set, I wish you the best of luck and hopefully they will deliver a stable 'Predaking'.
     
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    I managed to grab this image off their weibo banner. Here's a closer look at the head design.
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    Hahahaha everyone complaining about all the gold on Razerclaw and didn't even know or compared it with his g1's colors. Unless you guys don't like his g1 color-scheme either?

    I didn't grow up with the cartoon so I don't really care what he looks like in comparison with it. To me, his colors look good, g1 or not. I like his mold, too. The horn is a bit weird, I have to agree. Overall, awesome looking figure. Posability is a big concern though.
     
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    The colors are not the issue for me as far as Razorclaw, it's everything else. It's like the designers just started designing and didn't know when to stop. He is like a coral reef on legs.
     
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    I imagine the gold on the actual figure will better match Firmament's wings
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    It's odd, because this is one of my favorite designs of the set, but at the same time it doesn't really resemble Razorclaw anymore than say, Goldran.
     
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    Haha nice analogy! True, they could have done something more scale-y for the mane instead of the jagged route. Maybe that would have impacted the articulation or transformation too much? It sounds a lot easier to expand jagged mane pieces compared to a softer mane.

    Alternative to more or less what the mane could have been?
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    I think if the hip skirts, head, and forearms were black it’d look so much better.

    It looks good either way. Still all in on the set.
     
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    More black, replace some of the gold with the same yellow as the rest of the team. That's where I'm at.
     
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    That's a nice looking mecha-lion!

    As far as what Cang Toys should have done (in my opinion) was to make Razorclaw more square and rectangular in shape. No spikes jutting out all over the place, no giant cannons and make his mane a more cohesive whole. All in all just a bit more G1 and a bit less lion who tried to chew his way through a powercable while crossing a minefield.

    I actually like it when 3rd Party companies move away from the original 80's designs, because they are very much a product of their time. In this case Cang Toys Razorclaw feels like they were trying to hit a target, but were aiming in the opposite direction.
     
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    That looks badass
     
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    Their Weibo has confirmed the final colour will be fine tuned, hopefully they time the gold down a bit but they are calling it Golden Lion, so maybe not.

    It's not my favourite of this series but will keep my fingers crossed that it turns out looking similar to the others
     
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    Need more red and orange as well.
     
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    I was so looking forward to the Razorclaw reveal and That is just way too much gold. I know they want to change it up a bit and not make it completely G1 colors, but They do definitely need to tone down the gold.
     
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    Combined mode pics or gtfo, cang toys!
     
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    Suddenly I'm no longer wondering "what if i kept those cang bots"

    I still think it looks great, but this is such a far venture from the first 2 releases.
     
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