Post your most recent TF purchase....

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by archerxue, Aug 17, 2008.

  1. DaveWire

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    I found the various components of Tripredacus in a junk bin in a local shop a few weeks ago. It was just missing one of Cicadacon’s blades and the missile launcher that stores on Sea Clamp. Also, Ram Horn’s blade weapon broke the first time I tried to remove it from his shell (darn 25 year old clear plastic!). Found someone on eBay selling those exact missing parts and now I am the proud owner of a complete Tripredacus. Now I just have to figure out how best to deal with his rather rusty screws and pins.
     
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    The new guy that's been making waves came home today!
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  5. Prime77

    Prime77 Until next time…

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    Just found this amazing item on AliExpress. Check it out! $16.19 | 6 in 1 Transformation Robot Model Defensor Devastator Toys Action Figure Robot DIY Toys Best Gift For Education Children
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    Copy of the description and link for ya.
     
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    And at just ever so slightly over a week (literally just a few hours over), most of my recent stuff is here. Bought Bee yesterday at Walmart for $22 and the other four hit the porch this afternoon.

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    Reaaaaaally hoping DX9 continues the Japanese stuff in the legends scale since they're literally the only company doing so. IF dabbles in it occasionally (literally see image), but most of the stuff they produce now is the samurai stuff really...
     
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    I know lots of people aren’t a fan of this guy but what can I say he speaks to a specific niche I love. G1 characters amazingly updated and reimagined but still instantly recognizable. The OG mp-3 Starscream really itches that for me.

    Right here might be my favorite alt mode of all time. (Walmart deco).
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    So far all good. He's very solid, similar to Metroplex (Legacy) in the feel of plastic, nice and heavy.

    Going gently with the articulation all seems fine, the knees ratchets are firm but no different from the other Titans I have. I'm completely paranoid of course as the Trypticon I got at the time snapped the hip as I was assembling him (and returned it to the store the following hour), so I moved them very gently and did my best to try and get a feel of the tension and any feel of stress on the parts and didn't feel any, so I truly am going to hole for the best.

    The connectors for the assembling of one of the ships, as reported, are very flimsy but my copy isn't too bad and unless roughly handled, it does stay together so far, but it really should have had a better approach. Oddly, they did that with the carrier ship, adding a few extra tabs, so why omit them with the larger drop ship is a really strange decision.

    I appreciate the cannons being with rotation being 5mm pegs, but odd that they aren't simply snaps as I don't see why I'd ever want to take them off.

    The small ships are fun that while I have no care for the Megatron thing, having them for the heck of it is a cool option. The central one that I saw mentioned not holding, not an issue with mine so far, it holds solidly.

    I appreciate that it has actual wheels... With the way Hasbro has been neglecting them in the most stupid way to cut corners, I was worried.

    The one thing I really wish that they would have done is the neck done better. It just rotates and should have had proper articulation, that one cut corners that really sad, and reminiscent of the Ark.

    Overall, as long as the knee thing doesn't happen, I would have to say that overall, it's pretty darn good.
     
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    New day, new toys!

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    Megatron is an absolute delight, the robot mode is peak perfection and while the transformations were a bit fiddly since some parts wouldn't really get into place properly (like the turret for the tank or orienting the wings for the jet mode) I do like how the alt modes themselves look too, the tank especially is pretty nifty and the jet blows 2007 Megatron's and The Fallen's alt modes out of the water :) 

    Javelin and Kaskade were on Pulse clearance and I was looking to be getting them anyway so getting the pack for only 25 euros was a steal! I quite like Kaskade, the head sculpt and colors really make her pop and she feels more solid and sturdier than my Siege Chromia. Javelin was... Unfortunate at first, her upper torso would just not tab together no matter what I did so I was really annoyed about that, but once I shaved down one of the two tabs that pegged into the torso I could finally get it to hold in place properly and she's quite solid now too, using BBM Arcee as the base was an interesting choice and just like Kaskade I really like Javelin's deco in both robot and vehicle modes!
     
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  11. FAKER II

    FAKER II Cheap Repaint

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    Today was a good day for Transformers. I found Gears at Walmart this morning. And to my surprise, deluxes were reduced to $20. This evening, I found Blitzwing and G1 toy/comic colors Galvatron complete with instructions for $25 each.
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    found this little guy at Walmart and said why not lol
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  13. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1...

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    Big pile of loot
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  14. Aarion23

    Aarion23 Living in the Digital World!

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    I got my Tidal Wave yesterday! He is so large I had to remove a shelf and take out other figures I was displaying. :cry 

    I need to figure out how I am gonna make this work! The poor other guys are just sort of thrown in until I can think of a better solution! :lol  20240611_213817.jpg 20240612_002612.jpg
     
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    Aarion23 Living in the Digital World!

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    I haven't seen any images comparing United Tidal Wave to Armada Tidal Wave so seeing as he is my recent purchase I took some comparison shots for you guys, I even threw in a couple other pictures beacuse I just wanted to show off the differences between Armada Megatron and Legacy Megatron.

    I hope you enjoy the pictures! I tried my best to make them presentable but I am by no means a professional! LOL
     

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    I only just got back into collecting after a 20 year hiatus, and ordered Coronation Starscream and Legacy Motormaster on sale. I hope I don't regret buying Motormaster since I heard some of the Stunticons are very hard to track down...
     
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  18. VibraniumToTheCranium

    VibraniumToTheCranium Make a Titan ROTB Stratosphere, Hastak

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    Welcome. I'd check out the BST (buy, sell, trade) threads. I'm sure some members are selling the box set release of Menasor.
     
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    Welcome bro. Motormasta is the shit! Be sure to get the DNA KO upgrade kit for full effect!

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  20. RodimusMaximus

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    The Walmart 19.97 markdown is real...

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