IF Iron Factory Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Hybrid Style, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. solarstorm

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    Went back to the old office to clear out stuff since we went 100% Work for Home due the pandemic and saw that quite a few of my IF figures were missing (Who steals at work?! I was the most underpaid/novice analyst!) and that really killed my desire to continue collecting them.

    Let me know if you're interested in any of these.

    UPDATE: Only Warpath, Optimus/Ginrai, and Megatron are left.
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    I could be interested in Mirage.
     
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    oooh jetfire and drift!
     
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    That’s awful. People can really be jerks, sometimes. Still, I hope this doesn’t sour you on collecting some other line or the odd figure here and there. <3
     
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    I'm going to keep a small amount of them like Hound, but it really made me lost interest in continuing with the line since I'd cost too much to hunt down the stuff that's no longer on production.

    I miss my Shockwave, Cliffjumper, and Sunstorm though.
     
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    IF's Cliffjumper isn't hard to find, actually. And you can find a good KO of their shockwave.
     
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    Sent pm for jetfire
     
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    I saw that CJ is still super easy to get, but I'd rather just dip out of the IF stuff now since I lost most of my Seekers and stuff.
    It was a fun 5 years.
     
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    Hi. I had sent u a pm for jetfire.
     
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    Actually, on second thought I might keep Mirage.
    I transformed him and Hound for the first time since I first got them back then and I forgot how good they looked together.

    I'll probably be selling off Ginrai/Optimus and Megatron now since I'm selling off almost everything else.

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    I'd be interested in megatron
     
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    Hey everyone!
    I'm new to the IF legends scene. The only figure I purchased a while back was their Bruticus which I eventually sold. I mainly collect stylized MP or CHUG scale figures (Generation Toy, MMC Reformatted, GCreations, FlameToys, etc) but I have a few choice legends at my work desk (MFT dinobots with Magic Square Prime and Megatron, along with some Newage autobots in alt mode).

    I want to dip my toes in the Iron Factory waters, so to speak, but wasn't sure which bots I should go after. I'm mainly looking for playability, so good articulation, sculpt and engineering/transformation is important to me. As of now, what are the top 5 or so IF figures I should chase? I was considering their Hound, Cliffjumper and Mirage, perhaps with a couple Irom Samurai bots thrown in for style (looking at the SG version of Lio Convoy and perhaps their future Grimlock and Cyclonus).

    Thanks in advance!
     
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    Hound is a delight and I think Mirage is the only one with actual rubber tires.

    Wheeljack, Megatron, Shockwave, and the Lambos are great too. I also like Cliffjumper a lot although I find him to be a bit fiddly.
     
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    And it's hard to start collecting old stuff from IF. Your search will be narrowed down by availability
     
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    The Ultra Magnus final battle armor is a delight as well. Wheeljack is also a great figure. Megatron is getting hard to find, but a good alternative would be absolute zero. However, be ready for some sticker shock as some of these figures could cost more than their larger counterparts (like Tarn for example).
     
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    I know this isn't how you are supposed to Iron Factory, but I finally gave in to match him up with the twins. Not a perfect match to the LG blue, but pretty damn close!

    Also, if anyone wants just the tiny guy that came with him, I just posted him and his goatee for sale.
     
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    Why not keep the tiny guy and plug him into Ultra Magnus chest? He fills in the gap quite nicely.
     
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    But that's Minimus Ambus! I guess people won't really care for them if they didn't read/like the IDW comics, but I loved the concept of Ultra Magnus being a mantle/title and suit of power armor for a smaller robot.
     
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    Doesn't add anything to the figure for me...and also because...

    I just can't allow a robot with facial hair a spot in my home. I just can't right now, or ever lol
     
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