Do you plan to BUY a Warbot Defender if the aftermarket price drops?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, May 3, 2013.

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What is the price you would pay for a Defender?

  1. I already have one, and plan to keep it. Don't need another.

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    35.0%
  2. I'd pay $60 for it.

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    5.8%
  3. I'd pay $50 for it.

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  4. I'd pay $40 for it.

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  5. I'd pay $30 for it.

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  6. I'd pay $20 for it.

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    8.8%
  7. I'm not interested in a Defender at all.

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    31.4%
  1. TheGreatScrotum

    TheGreatScrotum Well-Known Member

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    Triple play.

    Defender is Classics era. Springer is Generations era.
     
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  2. daelite20

    daelite20 autobots

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    Homerun.:p 
     
  3. Probono

    Probono Hakuna Matata

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    I was able to snatch a defender on ebay the night the pictures from toyfair came in, man....I did pretty good, price was around $60 shipped.
     
  4. Gundamben831

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    I kinda want one to just complete the warbot series but with how expensive he is lately I just don't know if he would be that essential to my collection.
     
  5. Orion Type61

    Orion Type61 The Lone Gundam

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    The Hasbro one really wowed me and I'm getting him too, but I will always keep Defender as I plan to own every Warbot ever made.
     
  6. Renidragon

    Renidragon Toys on my table!

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    I think I'm crazy. I think the Hasbro version does look better, but I wish he wasn't as big. Of course, at a deluxe size, we'd be having the Universe Galvatron problems, so... yeah, I understand the need to make him a voyager.

    Defender definitely took some liberties in the design, but I can still see Springer in it.
     
  7. PlanckEpoch

    PlanckEpoch Just a regular old plumbus

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    ...Why? It IS objective better than Defender. I understand you're critical of Hasbro often, but I smell a ton of bias coming out of you on this case.

    Answering the OP...yeah, actually, but I wouldn't pay more than 50 bucks for one. Voyager Springer is fucking amazing and it will be hard for me to buy another Springer. I kinda want to get all the Warbots, and getting Springer will have net me 2/3 of the Warbots out.
     
  8. Brunkion76

    Brunkion76 HE>i

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    I agree. I will say, like all replacement figures, that he served a purpose and filled a hole, but Hasbro has really knocked it out of the park on this one.
     
  9. Zavien

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    Got my springer today and he is pretty awesome. I've heard some as he is to skinny, but I always thought of springer as lean but strong. I have yet to transform him, but IM happy so far. I feel Hasbro made a good one this time. I've always wanted a Warbot defender just never been able to afford him.
     
  10. Nemesis251

    Nemesis251 Wakanda Forever!!!

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    Both figures are good but both have flaws. Neither are a "definite" Springer to me. I'm still waiting on something like this to come along:

    Springer by Blitz.
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  11. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    if the market drops loads yeah I probably will just for the alt modes
     
  12. KFGatri

    KFGatri Madman with a Blue Box

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    I may get Springer, but I'm definitely keeping Defender. It looks more like the traditional G1 Springer to me. (I don't follow IDW's comics at all.)
     
  13. backlash3906

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    Not in a rush, as GDO Springer (especially with MegaMoonMan's upgrade parts) is already pretty nifty, but I think I'd rather have Defender over the voyager Springer. Don't get me wrong, I absolutely love the comic accurate design of the Voyager, but it just doesn't scale as well against other Wreckers figures I have on display.
     
  14. Z005WFT

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    They should make the Steelcore and that whole line more affordable for the masses.
     
  15. Rexidus

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    Defender always looked nice but he just never really clicked with me. I never had a huge desire for him. So I still have no desire for him. I think he looks fine and don't bash anyone who digs him, but for what ever reason he just did nothing for me.
     
  16. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    If I ever come across a Defender for something around $30, I'll probably bite just for the hell of it, though I do prefer the overall look of Generations Springer. Mostly because I like Defender's double pistols a lot more than the gun that Springer has.
     
  17. opt1musaber

    opt1musaber Victory Saber's Recruit

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    Defender for $20, I can't see it drop to that low, minimum I'd say is 50.
     
  18. Underwear

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    Word.

    That's what I did exactly & now I have both Springer & FOC Blaster. Not bad..
     
  19. Stormcrow

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    Warbot Defender is a brilliant figure. I love most everything about it.
    The Hasbro take on Springer does look nice for the price point, but over all inferior to Defender in my opinion. I have no need for the Hasbro version.
     
  20. Slimaximus

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    Yeah I highly doubt anyone would sell him at that much of a loss, they rather keep it on the shelf