Flame Toys IDW Tarn

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Recon734, Jun 7, 2017.

  1. Remko

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    You might have a cluster gun, fusion cannon and rapid fire backpack at your disposal, but sometimes you just want to make it personal and use a sniper rifle.
    This baby makes sure you'll put a bullet right between the optic sensors or through a spark casing. Perfect for that "invincible" phase 6-er.

    I got this from Shapeways. It's about 30 cm long with the silencer attached. I need to modify it a bit so it fits better in Tarn's right hand, as well as add a laser pointer to it. I also like to give it a slightly longer barrel with a wide muzzle like a Barrett M107 rifle. And of course a couple of bullets.
    Just need a spotter. Thinking about my Nero Queen figure for that role.

    And yes, still need a better background for taking photo's. :) 

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  2. stormflash

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    After a month of leaving him in a pose (holding his bazooka canon), I messed with him again and realised his left arm can no longer hold his cannons upright, and will swing down due to gravity.

    Is there a way to tighten up his shoulder joint so that he can pose well again? Kinda frustrating that his arm all of a sudden became loose (not loose loose but still). His left arm, which actually held the cannon(right hand couldn't peg in due to the way his arms were positioned) still work completely fine with perfect tightness.
     
  3. Cheem The Rup

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    Flame Toys

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    Better res c/o NOTRAB

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  4. Recon734

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    I wonder if there is any way to acquire this version outside of the event?
     
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  5. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

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  6. Recon734

    Recon734 Mnemosurgeon

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  7. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

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  8. PoweredConvoy

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    They said it would be available on their site. Whether that's come and gone already, I don't know.
     
  9. CobraKai

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    It’s simple. Just buy a few flash bang grenades. Have a patsy set em off at a spot furthest from the item you wanna steal, and when the grenades pop, grab what you can and blend in with the panicked crowd as they all trample each other in a last ditch effort to save their own lives. See simple.
     
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  10. Ambrojh

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    This is worse than Fan Toys repainted. Flame Toys should not be offering a extremely limited repaint, with improved/better paint apps, when charging $400+ on each release. For $400 per piece it should be the best paint/quality that could be done.
     
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  11. Recon734

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    I mean, the paint apps aren't better, it's simply a different finish. Some will prefer the more accurate, muted first release, some will prefer this chromed version. I wouldn't say one version is objectively better than the other, it's all down to personal preference.
     
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    @Recon734, I bought both Drift and Tarn, for the aesthetics and quality. I have never read the IDW comics or know much about the characters. Now, I spent around $300 on Drift and $400 on Tarn, I also preordered Starsaber, as a pop aying customer I do not want extremely limited edition reprints, if this Tarn was offered like the Shattered Glass Drift, I would have no issues, as eventually I could buy it.
     
  13. divinecomedy

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    This is why I don't buy this thing, a couple of pages back, one guy also reported that his had become floppy after somewhat extensive play. I feel the Metal Build figures have better build quality.
     
  14. octobotimus

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    Can they just make a model kit tarn like their megs? It wouldn’t be expensive and would at least have joints that hold out longer....
     
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  16. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    Frack, that looks gorgeous!
     
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  18. Digger

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    Genius! I’ll keep it in mind.
    Except it’s not directly an improvement. It’s just s chrome version that doesn’t even fit with the line. It just looks cool and designed to be special.
     
  19. FruitBuyer

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    So they're not allowed convention exclusives now just because some people can't buy it? Slippery slope there buddy because a lot of people can't standard HasTak convention exclusives either
     
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  20. Digger

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