Mech Fans Toys upcoming figures

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, Jan 5, 2017.

  1. gfhs2003

    gfhs2003 Well-Known Member

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    I mean, why do small toys cost more than large ones?
     
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    Because the less plastic you use the more it costs.
     
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    ignore the troll, that is all I am saying :D 
     
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    actually, the smaller you make it with less plastic, the higher the cost for engineering to account for proper fit and tolerances of the pieces that make up the figures. ;) 
     
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  5. gfhs2003

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    Ahhhh, ok, well is that I saw that robots such as Prowl, or sideswipe, or wheeljack is more expensive than Megatron itself.
     
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    I was being a wise ass...thanks for ruining my fun. :lol 
     
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    so does that mean i made you a smart ass instead now? :confused2 

    :lol 
     
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    Transformers are like lingerie, the less material they are made of, the more expensive they are, and in both cases there is more than meets the eye...
     
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    That’s probably because they’re older figures.
     
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    Charlock Lighten Up, Francis.

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    Didn't see these posted yet.

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    Now that all the "basic" headmasters are announced or released, Do we have any info about Apeface and Snapdragon? or why not to dream, Cerebros and Scorponok?
     
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    Many have noticed over the years that it doesn't take much to turn Skullcruncher into Horribull.

    But the "headmaster Jnrs" would be a nice thing to have too. or perhaps the Targetmasters - considering how well the TR ones sold I think it's pretty good bet people would especially jump on the Decepticon ones - but the Autobot ones would be nice to have - as they'd kinda be the 1st time we had a full set in accurate designs with weapons and full articulation.

    But they could also do thinks like the Sparkabots in a similar way to their versions of Gears and Swerve released previously. Or even harvest the obscure like the Skyscorchers or The Trigger-cons. The advantage of doing small guys is that they'd be more or less in scale with the bigger toys and so they'd expand their market a bit. I don't mind having more than one scale in their products - after all the Minibots are still a little smaller than the likes of the Headmasters.

    I guess if you think outside the box there is making things just as they look cool - things like the Predator Planes, Decepticon Stormtroopers or Turbomasters - especially as Thunderclash tends to get quite a lot of toys laterly but his minions don't & likewise with Skyquake.

    But the ones that have existing moulds that can be used as a starting point like Snapdragon and Apeface as a logical place to go too - as for Cerebros - I think what might work for him is to give him a display stand for the head so he can double up as a minibust of sorts. perhaps the stand could be configured to work with his "mobile computer centre" like mode he has on the show or even open up into a riot shield too.
     
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    i'm so getting croc. it's screaming at me so loud to apply some custom paint apps to it! :D 
     
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    I been dying to have some 3P japanese characters. the headmaster JR /pretenders/target masters will be awesome. we keep getting the same damn characters reiterated. god bless MFT for their legends class headmaster line
     
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    I'm still waiting for Mech Fans to come to Soundwave, because he's one of the characters that I like the most, I'll have to wait maybe another year.
     
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    Charlock Lighten Up, Francis.

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    I'm still a fan of the Hot Soldier Soundwave. I tried really hard to like Magic Square's version, but just ended up using their tapes with HS Wave.
     
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    The Hot Soldiers one is certain much easier and less of a chore to transform, but the other versions do offer superior cassettes.
     
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