Glass used in TFs?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by MegaMoonMan, Mar 8, 2006.

  1. MegaMoonMan

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    I just got Beast Wars II Galvatron off ebay for a good price, and when I get him, I realize he's got an honest-to-god glass marble embedded in his chest! I've never seen glass used in a figure before. He's an awesome figure too, if you don't have him, get one.

    Anyway, it got me thinking - how many other TFs have glass parts?
     
  2. unafraid

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    I don't think it's glass, just plastic.
     
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    I'm pretty sure it's glass. Mine even has little imperfections (dents, lines) that I've never seen in a plastic marble.
     
  4. Chaos Muffin

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    I think it's glass or some kind of clear fiberglass.
    Mine even has the little airbubbles in it.

    Look at us, playing with Galvatrons marbles.
     
  5. REDLINE

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    well, I guess if you don't have your own, you play with what you can, eh, CM? :ev: 


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  6. MegaMoonMan

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    Oh, it's glass.
     
  7. ErikB

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    as far as i can tell on mine, it's glass.
     
  8. Sol Fury

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    Yeah, mine is certainly a glass marble. I have some glass marbles of a similar style and size, and they have the same feel, imperfections and all.
    Though I think this'll be the sole example you're likely to find, in TF anyway.
     
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    Huh. I didn't realize that any TF had glass.
     
  10. Chaos Muffin

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    :lol  yep, no marbles here. Just these damn coconuts
     
  11. GALVATOM

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    Glass? thats really cool! Don't drop him.

    Next we will have wooden transformers :lol 
     
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    Hmm, wasn't there a wooden Diaclone Convoy prototype somewhere out there?
     
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    Really?
     
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    the original diaclone battle convoy proto was made of wood according to Elvin
     
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    Elvin, any pics?
     
  16. Dolza_Khyron

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    if he does have the pictures then it's probably sealed anyways lol
     
  17. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    It could be acrylic. I used to see acrylic cubes with stuff etched into the inside that sat on little stands with lights. I would've sworn they were glass, but found out upon further investigation ( for energon cubes I was gonna make ) that they are not.