Mecha Form Sky Guardian (Skyfire)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by DynaBoss, Jul 28, 2013.

  1. Rewind

    Rewind Swoosh!

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    It was released mid October, 2015
     
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  2. knoted

    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    Yesteryear....
    But eh yeah, unfortunately Sky Guardian probably didn't do great commercially.

    I bought two of them ; the first one I got from BBTS on release date for a rather unreasonable markup price.
    The second one I got thanks to TFW member Backstop for a good price - and indeed, these days you might sometimes find one on Ebay.

    The only real drawback I found were the hollow upper legs ; which I solved with my shapeways add on: https://www.shapeways.com/product/N4B7MN3JT/sky-high-thigh-fillers-friction?optionId=58549728

    I also made a custom headsculpt, but eh... I didn't succeed to make my balljoint adapter fit yet. The demo pics just show the head sitting loosely ontop of the balljoint:
    https://www.shapeways.com/product/HD8DQKQ2W/sky-high-head-01?optionId=58556776

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    Overal, I'm still very pleased with Sky Guardian; he goes very well alongside CW and TR figures :

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  3. Scaleface

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  4. Macross7

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    A table at TFCon had a few of these. $125 i think.
     
  5. levyshahar

    levyshahar Nemesis Wheelie

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    There's one on ebay for a fair price of $85
     
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    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    Saw the Skullface review

    Dear lord that transformation setup is downright offensively horrible
     
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  8. rpetras

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    Clearly you never transformed Kronos.
     
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    Oh wow, with that custom headsculpt, this guy looks fucking amazing. It changes everything, really. If they'd released with that head I would've bought this guy in a heartbeat.
     
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    knoted Resistor Transistor

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    Working on a revision, since the adapter test print proved it has too many tolerance issues.

    I'll try to get a revised head uploaded in about 2 -3 weeks ( inbetween other projects ).
     
  11. NotTheFace

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    I remember that this guy didn't come with instructions, but had a link to Youtube video instructions that were nonexistent at the time of release. Does anyone know if they ever posted that transformation video?
     
  12. Megatronus27

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    Wowzers. Worse than Kronos.

    ...Impressive.
     
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    MpCollector81 Banned

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    What a funky looking little Skyfire.
     
  14. Big Bronze Rim

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    Yeah that's saying something. I mean at least Kronos' sculpt looks decent. I had no desire in this but after watching Skullface's review I realize how bad it actually is.
     
  15. Megatronus27

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    Exactly. I new it wasnt particularly popular, but I completely under estimated its worthlessness...
     
  16. Toolala

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    This thing looks like Kronos' deformed twin, and with Kronos already being deformed, terrible, and ridden with issues, his brother doesn't fair very well.
     
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    kibble Seeker style, yo!

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    Is it worth $40? I watched Bobby Meathand's review and it was a bit of a train wreck...
     
  19. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Not Pessimus Prime

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    Eh, for $40 he doesn't have to be good, just better than Hasbro.
     
  20. GR1ML0CK

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    Looks like a push to me. Depends on if you want G1 or neo G1.