OpenPlay notSpringer (MP scaled)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Weezie, Aug 22, 2016.

  1. bacems

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    No, it is actually quite clear, as this is made by robot hero, a KO company that has existed even before open & play first appeared on the market.
    Robot hero's first product was a KO OS of mp starscream, which was released around 4 years ago, while open & play first product, big spring, released around 3 years ago, i believe.
    (I already mentioned these on the previous page, but apparently people missed it, so i just mention it again here)
     
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    RH = Robot Hero. Pretty obvious to me. Even if it was OP, at the price point they were selling, they don't owe us anything. It was a cheap, fun toy.

    That's exactly my point. If you bought the original, you're not going to complain to the KO company that they owe you those extras because you paid Hasbro/Takara.

    As for the rest...i'll just take the high road and ignore your misplaced condescension and barbs in the interest of keeping things civil.
     
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  3. Fortynickel

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    The word you are looking for is entitled. Regardless if it is a KO or not, no one is OWED upgrades because a newer figure with improvements is released.
     
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    I agree completely. It makes no sense to say that companies aren't allowed to improve upon a product or fix known problems when reissuing. That's the risk you take being an early adopter. Sure, I was a little miffed when the PS4 Pro came out, but I didn't think Sony owed me upgrade hardware or a new Playstation, lol
     
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    Interesting... Shame this hadn't happened sooner.

    Aside from "Big Cannon" and "Big Spring, did O&P make anything else? Do they even exist anymore?!

    I recently upgraded to FT Apache but will keep my Big Spring around for alt-modes.

    20210720_145818_HDR~2.jpg

    Now if Robot Hero takes a stab at O&P Big Cannon with metallic paints, I'd be down for that so I can keep an alt-mode of Galvatron on the shelf.
     
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    Just those two. They teased an Arcee sketch but went silent soon after. Probably been dead for a long time.

    If the price stays low, I'd buy it fast. I've been searching for a second Big Cannon to repaint and mod as a Marvel/G1 Toy version this time. The original I upgraded hands on and repainted came out fantastic, so I'm jonesing to try it again, lol
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    I didn’t know of Robot Hero - I was wondering if it was Open & Play under a new name hence the question, as the face has always been a bone of contention.
     
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    Bigcanon ended them.
     
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    That's sad, if true. Big Cannon was actually a decent Oversized KO that just needed a good paint job and a few upgrades to be a real standout.

    Not to toot my own horn, but he looks pretty good with a little love and attention:
    Minor/Repaint: - Open & Play Big Cannon Revision
     
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    In light of the new KO I'm going to be selling my OP Springer if anyone needs an alt mode
     
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    The figure has been out for years now. It is not a slap in the face for a company to release an upgraded version of a product, especially when it's three years later. They don't owe you anything - you got exactly what you were supposed to get when you bought it. And that would be true even if it were the same company which, as we've noted, it's not.

    When it's been explained to you, you've continued to grumble. This isn't a pack - it's just a bunch of individuals reacting to someone behaving like a whiny petulant child.
     
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    Wow 63$ on my local store to PO. Will be getting one of this for sure. Maybe another for my kid :) 
     
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    Hey, @Snaku. Haven't run into you in ages...good to see you again.

    And glad Stitch is still in your avatar, lol
     
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    I got the original OP Big Spring for $14 shipped. I’m good, I think.
     
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    Open and play was basically Spence so I wouldn’t expect much output from them
     
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    Showz has him at $70 for PO. Preordered it instantly with that new face.
     
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    If they wanted some quick cash a run of Big Cannon with a Megatron head in SG colours would probably sell well. This release suggests at least someone still has these moulds and keeps an eye on the market.
     
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    If anyone has an extra upgraded face for OP big spring, consider my first in line to get one
     
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