Mech Fans Toys ASTROTRAIN / MS20-IRON SKY

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  1. David Hingtgen

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    Schrodinger's D-51: that toy both is and isn't, a D-51 loco just like G1 Astrotrain.

    (It's totally got a D-51's details and a scheme similar to the most-famous D-51's mid-late 80's look, even the nameplate says it is---but it's also blatantly a 4-4-0...)
     
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    That's actually cute. Where can I get one? :D 
     
  3. David Hingtgen

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    Should be plenty around on Ebay etc. It's "just a common Gobot"-----named Loco.

    Gobots Loco
     
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  5. NOCV

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    Aha, thanks for the clarification!
     
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  8. metalwar2010

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    There were 3 versions of this mold. One was toon, one was toy (outside of the white one I think they had too) and this, which was mixed and numbered differently from the rest. It was harder to find and seems to be this version. I don't remember a mech being included though. Please correct me if I'm wrong anywhere.
     
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  9. Fenrys

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    Will definitely have to keep an eye open for this reissue
     
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  10. TIKnTIN

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    i believe this reissue is based on MS-18 which was meant as the G1 US TOY version and includes the toy sculpted head and extra toy head for MS-20B that is the G1 Japan TOY release colours in black/white, which only came with a TOON sculpted head. but it looks like they swapped the two purple rifles for the grey/white ones instead.

    there was another MS-18C reissue version i think didn't come with the extra toy head for MS-20B.

    MS-20 was the initial release as the TOON version.

    shame they didn't resculpt the container for the extra power suit to look like a coal car to go along with the locomotive train mode.

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    The white one is really tricky to find now, annoyingly! Wish I'd got him when he was doing the rounds.
     
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    Same. I got it for a friend of mine, and got the toon version for myself because it had clear windows. But I always preferred the black-and-white color scheme. Kicking myself for not getting one.
     
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    I was surprised when I noticed the b&w version actually has translucent windows as well, but the plastic is so tinted they may as well not be.
     
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    i really like that little mech so i may grab another one of these.
     
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    *pokes head in*
    Can someone request a repaint of this guy in Star Dasher of the Star Seeker's colors? Thank you.
    *Retracts head*
     
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    Just got this figure in and after one day with him, I love him. He's a great little figure and way easier to transform than the Siege version, and with better alt modes. Can't wait for Blitzwing to arrive so I can have them together.
     
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    This guy looks cool. Just ordered the Japanese Toy Deco version (20b). I kinda wish they included an optional chest piece like FT Thomas to mimic the full on toy look. I think it would add something to the look of the character.
     
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    That's the white one, right? Can I ask where you ordered from please? I've been looking out for that version.