Odd listing on Amazon.ca - Counterpunch

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by oneyouknowleast, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. TFXProtector

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    I see it, now. I hope you're right, that would be a nice touch.

    I never understood why anyone would think he was CW compatible with his current gimmicks as-is. I don't know why anyone would want that in there. Does it add to the play value? I guess. More likely it would've ruined the figure by wrapping him around a core of gimmicks instead of just being a good Transformer.

    And I see what they did with the car mode, I'm really quite impressed. Sideswipe Stingray Corvette up front, Bumblebee Camaro in the back and they smoothed it all together in the middle. Impressive, indeed.
     
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  2. Bob Schoonover

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    I think it's a fair guess when it comes with a combiner hand, but yeah, having two robot modes always seemed gimmick enough for me.
     
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    I pre-ordered him and shortly after I was unsure if I really need him. Also I don't really have much space left on my Autobot shelf. But seeing the new pics makes me excited for him. Hope I can find a good place for him.
     
  4. TFXProtector

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    Normally, I'd agree because it does include Prime armor, but we didn't know that in the beginning when we saw early pics. People just assumed that the chest flaps were indicators of CW compatibility, even though it was clear by his legs that there was no connection point and he's chock full of translucent windows that have to rhyme or reason to them at first glance.
     
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    Hi guys, I was the one who took these photos. Just to clarify, the knees don't tab into the lower legs. The thigh and knee is actually one entire piece, where the black portion is all paint on blue plastic.
     
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    Ah, thanks for clearing that up. Much appreciated. Really great photos too! How do you rate the figure, having held it in hand?
     
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    Well, poo. That aside, he's looking like a great figure. That's all I can ask, really.
     
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    It's actually a pretty simple and straight forward figure. Definitely had a very strong scent of nostalgia to me. Poseability is a little lacking in my opinion.

    Oh because you had me take a double look at the figure. I actually realised I missed out a tab for Punch's shoulder pads.
     

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    I am so happy to get him in hand but not happy to wait til october 1st to get mine
     
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    He's nearby.
    Real nearby.
     
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    Pretty clever hand-rotation gimmick he's got there, very nice!!
     
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    Then put him on your Decepticon shelf :lol 
     
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    Man this guy looks awesome! I really hope they use him for turbomaster boss fingers crossed!
     
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    Really glad I got a preorder in! Counterpunch looks absolutely sick, and I love the car mode. Punch isn't that great to me, but given it's a second robot mode that's less of an issue to me.

    I do hope someone on shapeways or maybe a 3P company makes "shoes" for him though, just to give him proper looking feet.
     
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    Nice unfortUnately i fell asleep last night waiting up for metal build eva-01 but o just ordered repugnus and punch/counterpunch thru Amazon prime, so I'm aLOT happier now.

    When did online start charging tax I'm.not a fan since there is no tax in the shopping district.
     
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    No pic of how each robot looks from the back? Curious to see how much changes
     
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    Love the car mode, which is saying a lot since to me, most car modes are just car modes...... This design is a beauty though!

    Not feeling the Decepticon's shoulder's.... maybe they could be tucked back but if not I'll probably just keep him in his "Autobot" Bot mode when I do transform him. .
     
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    Can't wait for a 3rd party to do it better.
     
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  19. optimusmegas

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    i can't wait to have him in hand he looks so good
     
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  20. Mercutio

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    Man, if he had feet, he'd be perfect! (No feet in either mode; seriously?) Still looks like a very unique, creative transformation, and the helmet & hands are really well-done.