Gundam Universe Figures Discussion

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  1. pantomime

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    Destiny SF to Type II is supposed to have a different head but they reused it here (and from Type II to Mighty it has a different forehead)
    It's ok to omit the twin rifles as Mighty never had that in the movie (only the HGUC/Converge/Chogokin added that). Type II is missing the long rifle though which is probably an omitted accessorie.
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  2. FAKER II

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    The price point is definitely the draw for me. I'm only a mild Gundam fan and I only even bought a few at regular price. But I bought every one I found at Ross for $12.

    I know it's not a popular series, but After War Gundam X was my introduction to Gundam and I still like it. I would love to see a few figures from Gundam X in this line. But I won't hold my breath.
     
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  3. Hanzkaz

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    Is the Type 2 wing backpack also exactly the same as the one belonging to the original Strike Freedom?

    I can't really see any differences.

    Normally I'd consider just waiting for the Mighty Strike Freedom, but I like the way the 'regular' Type 2 looks.
     
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  4. pantomime

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    Yes, 'SEED Destiny' Strike Freedom and Strike Freedom Type II share the Dragoon backpack plus the same torso, upper arms, hands, middle crotchpiece, feet and rifles. Then the Mighty is just the Type II + the new head/forehead? and backpack (Proud Defender fighter craft) w/o the rifles.

    *From the movie you only see the Dragoon pack get destroyed and ejected then the Proud Defender attaches, but close ups of the head in the film shows the Type II having the classic "Venti" forehead while the Mighty has the splitting head cannon so how that changes mid battle who knows...

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    So basically we just need to mix and match parts of Strike Freedom and Mighty Strike Freedom to get Strike Freedom Spec 2...

    I was wondering if I was missing some detail..

    About the splitting V fin
    blame Lacus and the Proud Defender. They unlocked the head CANNON feature
     
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    Amazon has several of the newer releases - along with their exclusive gold Burning Gundam - with $5 off coupons right now. $5 isn't much compared to Ross discount prices, but most of these never showed up there. I basically doubled my collection in a few minutes :) 
     
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    The only figure in the line that seems to be quite rare is the Wing Zero. If I'm lucky, I am seeing it loose for over $50, boxed over $75. I guess the comic-con RX-78 is a bit difficult too, but that's an exclusive. Seems crazy that the Wing Zero is going for that much, at a minimum?
     
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    Wing Zero's a popular design. I'm hoping for a release in the larger price point with better wings and additional accessories like the beam sabers and the shield from the Ver. Ka design.
     
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    Thank you for the info - I saw this 10 minutes before the order period was supposed to start!
    Of course, it's now past that time, and I still can't order it.... Hmm.

    EDIT: Apparently my computer decided to change time zones on me. So, RX-78-2 ordered! Free shipping too.
     
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    It's not even 8PM EST... As of post, it's only 7:17PM EST


    "ORDERS OPEN: Feb. 20, 2024, 8:00 PM (EST)"

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    I got a GU Strike Freedom for 19.99$ off of Amazon the other day. I'm eventually going to get 1 more Leo and probably call it quits on this line.
     
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    Looking at the upcoming Deathscythe, is it just me or are those wings TINY? Are they small or have prior toys and gunpla of this suit just exaggerated the hell out of them. If those ARE super tiny, it seems strange that they'd do that considering how large Zero's angel wings are in this line.

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    I half expected them to do a Trans-am recolor special release of the 00 Raiser but I guess since that's a deluxe figure they decided to go with the 00 Qan[T] instead. It's a Target exclusive naturally so being Canadian I'm waiting for it to show up on Ebay or Big bad toy store. It's supposed to be out already according to the Tamashi website , but so far I can't find it for sale anywhere :( 

    It's kind of funny how I don't really care about the two Marking Plus versions, but I still want all the Sp figures since at the end of the day their isn't much different between them.

    As for future releases, We've already gotten two Freedom gundams and you just know they already have at least two more on the way thanks to the latest movie. So when the heck are we going to get a Justice finally?


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    When are they just going to make a regular Zaku?!

    I can’t believe it’s taken them this long. That and Epyon.
     
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    Huh, good point. Considering how much the line has focused on Gundam Wing I'm surprised they haven't given us Epyon yet. I'd rather they do that then just variations on the same suit. I mean you just know they are going to do Endless Waltz versions of the other three gundams (Heavyarms, Sandrock and Altron) at some point since they've done Wing Zero already and have Deathscythe coming.

    And I agree with you, bring on the grunts. I know it wouldn't happen all once due to popularity reasons but I'd love a wave with a just a regular Zaku, Gouf and Dom
     
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    I've been waiting for Epyon since the line started. It's pretty much been my #1 want. :/
     
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