Iron Factory Lio Convoy and Bludgeon

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by IronMagnus, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. lilcarus

    lilcarus Well-Known Member

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    i think he got confused because they are tanks. but even a blind man can see that bludgeon is a mold mate of warpath.
     
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  2. Booster Gold

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    Heh, not so hot on Lio Convoy but that Bludgeon looks fantastic.
     
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  3. Dio

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    Warpath’s arms become the rear treads, the legs are front treads, and the chest becomes the turret.

    Tyrant’s arms pinch up to become the turret (fists forward), and the forward treads are on his back in bot mode. The chest flips up and becomes the tank front. Bludgeon here does the same, the only major difference is how the legs fold up in back for tank mode.

    It’s not a straight re-shell or anything, sorry if I gave that impression, but the design elements are definitely Tyrant-inspired.
     
  4. Shizuka

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    These are awesome.
     
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  5. thepalehunter

    thepalehunter beloved child of primus

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    I willingly submit my wallet to these glorious figures and all the inevitable repaints.
     
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    I really dig these. I like how the crest on Leo Convoy's beast-mode resembles the matrix.

    Bludgeon's tank-mode kinda looks like a boss from a 90s arcade shooter of some kind...Again, I dig it.
     
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    Ah. Damn. I wish this bludgeon design could be bigger. I think I’d it was commander class size and obviously had more design features it’d be perfection.
     
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    I need Samurai Bludgeon in my life. He may be in the wrong colors, but that's okay. He can be buddies with Lex Luthor.

    I don't know when Bludgeon is being released, but that's fine. I can be patient. Samurai are always patient as they wait in the shadows, ready to strike down their enemies.

    I have only one question: how much is this going to cost me? Samurai have to sacrifice a lot to maintain their lifestyle, so the price that they pay for their morality is much greater than this guy's monetary worth.
     
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  9. Megatron118

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    That Bludgeon is so unique, I love it. The face on the chest is awesome. I might get this guy as a stand-alone piece. Lio Convoy looks cool too
     
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  10. Digger

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    I like how he’s even more of a fusion of his G1 core and shell. The colouring sets him apart from the other ones which are just the RotF one.
     
  11. Requiem Prime

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    I love these guys.  They both look great, riding the line of recognisable with a unique indie style.

    IF are just my 3P Kings these days.
     
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  12. Grievlocke

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    For those wondering, the price on these will probably be $50-60, maybe as low as $40 from the right eBay seller or $70 from the wrong local US dealer.
     
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  13. IronMagnus

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    Saw this response from Iron Factory on their Weibo:

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    Looks like these guys are 9.5cm (3.74 inches) tall.

    Which, honestly, is about a half an inch shorter than I thought they would be.. what with their Megatron being 11cm/4.4". Looks like they're closer to their Starscream's height instead.

    With that, I'd say they're more likely to be in the $40 (ebay) - $50 (retail) range.

    P.S. I can't wait to have a little scene setup with these two, IF Sixshot and IF Drift... massive sword battle!
     
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    Love this. Samurai design + beast modes + tank modes? Checking a lot of boxes here for me. The face-in-chestplate thing? Killer.

    While I unfortunately don\'t collect legends scale stuff, Bludgeon here might just be the deskbot I\'ve been looking for all this time.
     
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  15. Grievlocke

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    62c9b399gy1g5ukj3qtocj21400u0gwm.jpg
    From this pic you can get an idea of his size. Definitely gonna be bigger than a seeker. IF has always been weird about their sizing, when the Racing Bros were released, the official info said they were like 6.5cm, which is about 2.5in, which is not right at all.

    I'd wager they are closer to Tyrant's size.
     
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  16. IronMagnus

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    I hope so. These are characters that demand some gravitas.
     
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    What’s Iron Factory’s biggest figure?
     
  18. IronMagnus

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    Currently? I believe it's their Scorponok for a single figure. He's about 5.5" to the head, 6" or more depending on how you pose the tail kibble. I think the last two DJD figures as well as TM2 Megatron and Primal will be of a similar height.

    Their combined mode Bruticus is about 8" to the head, 10" to the guns. Combined DJD should be similar.

    Their Maximus Ambus figure will be their largest single figure to date at 16.5CM/6.6" (I'm guessing to the head?), because in the comic he was absolutely massive . You can see it in the top middle of the pic that Griev posted.
     
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  19. Digger

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    See I think if this Bludgeon was the same size as Lord Scorpion it’d be work well. Especially since this seems to be very off from their normal style.
     
  20. guarayakha

    guarayakha Guara-guara-booyakha~!

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    Well, if you insist, The Japanese Counterpart:
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