Impossible Toys Allicon @ TFcon

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ORIO, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. G1Jetfire

    G1Jetfire Well-Known Member

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    The Alicon looks bigger than expected. It transforms so that's a plus. The hesitation of ordering comes from the price, which might not go down. Unlike the non-transforming IT figures, it may sell well enough to avoid going on clearance.
     
  2. Scaleface

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    Could you add some of this trivia to the wiki pages on these toys? I love having trivia and design notes. I only have wiki pages for Quint 1-4 so far.

    Quint-01 - WikiAlpha
    Quint-02 - WikiAlpha
    Quint-03 - WikiAlpha
    Quint-04 - WikiAlpha
     
  3. Scaleface

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    I hadn't even noticed before how Impossible Toys purposely misspelled the names of all four toys. Probably to claim they are original characters.

    Alpha Traon (not Alpha Trion)
    Alicon (not Allicon)
    Kranax (not Kranix)
    Arbilus (not Arblus)
     
  4. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    allicon will be mine, same with the tetrajets
     
  5. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    I bought Alicon and put him with Gnaw and the IT Quints in my G1 collection. He works extremely well with G1 figures.
     
  6. Impactor1106

    Impactor1106 WRECKER

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    How is the overall quality?
     
  7. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    Well he was designed by Venksta a couple of years ago and he told me he had to work with the constraints of no ball joints and no pins. Those things considered it is a neat attempt at reliving G1. The joints are tight and solid. He looks like he should and I like it. I paid the 80 for it but then again no shipping so I will pretend it was 60 plus shipping :p 
     
  8. Stygian360

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    Alicon arrived yesterday and I hate him. That's quite a lead in statement and I apologize for being so blatant for the sake of shock value, but this is simply not a good toy. The limbs were floppy right out of the packaging, the transformation is overly simplistic and unsatisfying, and the bot mode precarious to say the least when trying to get him to stand. Add to this no instructions (although again the simplistic transformation almost negate the need) or other pwetty accompanying booklet, and I feel ultra let down overall.

    In other words, this toy is not worth $80. Maybe at $35 I wouldn't have felt so ripped off, but at $80 he's libel to make some feel cheated and others (like me) downright angry. Impossible Toys, I will avoid you at all costs going forward. You have lost a customer for life.
     
  9. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus A Prime a day keeps the doctor away

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    It's supposed to recreate the feel of G1 toys, so like Gnaw, the transformation has to be simplistic.
     
  10. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    Dam thats some intese rage you got there over a toy, I would hate to see you after a bad days work. Joints have screws that you can tighten did you try that? And im confused here your upset about the transformation not being super complex or no book? I use the tail to help it stand. there is a couple threads around here on this guy but not sure why you felt the need to post the same thing in multiple ones? Show us pics maybe you transformed him wrong or something.