FOC Jazz

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by TCracker, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. TCracker

    TCracker R.I.P., 5/2019 Veteran

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    Addendum - the arm/shoulder panels tab into a groove, hence making the shoulder panels solid and non-floppy.

    Apologies for missing this step out.

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  2. sages

    sages Well-Known Member

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    The figure looks better than expected but like many of the recent deluxe figures, looks cheap and uninspiring.
     
  3. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Peace through Tyranny!!

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    I can see missing that, Does it tighten it up good so it does not have that DOTM jolt thing goin on?
     
  4. TCracker

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    It tightens up the flap real good.

    Updated in the 1st page.
     
  5. G1Wheeljack

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    Not looking as good as I hoped it would be, but still looking forward to it. God to see that the arms actually do clip in, them not doing so would have been really annoying.
     
  6. Dinobot Snarl

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    Actually looks a lot better than I thought. If I see him I might just grab him. I believe all guns are meant to swapped between characters.
     
  7. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    He seems like a decent enough figure on his own, but I'm just really disappointed that it doesn't match the sleek and cool game design.
     
  8. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    I don't mind the small size, as in WFC on the DS he's a light, which is the small character size.

    Looks interesting. I'll pick him up some time.
     
  9. NothingHead

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    His legs are all jacked up. This whole figure.. the details of the character model are represented, but the proportions are so wildly scrambled that none of the intent is translated over into the toy. Huge chest, tiny head.. the eensy-weensy wheels in his ankles mean that his entire legs are just wrong, wrong, wrong. It's like drawing a human face, but the ears are the size of quarters and located on the cheeks, and the nose is bigger than the chin. Jazz's chassis is the one I use in MP because the design is so good. This thing is as accurate FOX News.
     
  10. Kevin XI

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    Already needs reprolabels.
     
  11. zephon

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    Picture request -- WFC Jazz beside WFC Optimus please?
     
  12. Blitz.

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    faux wheels in legs... instant mark against it from me but not an instant no... however hearing he feels cheap and his rather simple transformation I cant say I'm lusting after him.

    Also I don't think comparing him against RTS is unfair they are the same size class, same price point and same character so yeah seems fair even if the continuity is different the design style is not miles apart like animated and the movie toys are.
     
  13. unicronic

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    It's a decent point although we should let those who are unaware know that RTS Jazz is a very tall deluxe.
     
  14. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Good review, TCracker. Despite the shortcomings that FOC Jazz has, I'm still getting him.
     
  15. MindChamber

    MindChamber Multi-Media-Masta

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    Him having six wheels in robot mode annoys me.

    meh..
     
  16. megatroptimus

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    Fake wheels... ugh. It's like the designers completely dropped the ball after ROTF. They're not even trying anymore.
     
  17. neeno

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    gotta love the fake wheels
     
  18. ex dtw2003

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    This was always a pass for me - but considering how simple he is, he might be right for my son.
     
  19. RW8U

    RW8U CRUSADERCON!

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    It looks like they're saving the big guns for the Sideswipe retool. He's got a HUGE gun.
     
  20. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I don't understand the need to mold in fake wheels, but at least the wheels in his chest are mostly covered.

    I like it.