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Questions about Roadbots.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Razorblaze, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Razorblaze

    Razorblaze God of Thunder TFW2005 Supporter

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    Has anyone bought these? Are they good, decent, or not?
     
  2. Schide

    Schide Buyer of Too Much

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    I got one, the orange 1:32 Lamborghini Murcielago and it's decent, the car mode looks really nice, but the bot mode isn't that great, lots of kibble. But he has some cool accessories, like a light up sword and a bird companion. Definitely worth the $5 I paid for him, don't know if I'd pay too much more than that though.
     
  3. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    Depends on what you're looking for in a transforming toy. For the price (retail) I would say they're a pretty decent deal, but I wouldn't order them online as the somewhat inflated pricing doesn't make them that desirable.

    These things are parts-formers as well, so if you don't dig that you should avoid them. I've found the plastic is a good quality and they are fairly well made toys.
     
  4. gargunkle

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    Overall I like the ones I have. If you have a Value City nearby you may be able to find the 1/32 scale ones for ~$8. I have six of the 1/32 and two of the 1/18.

    I tend to like the vehicle modes more than the robot modes.

    The 1/18 Land Cruiser is popular as a custom Grimlock.
     
  5. shroobmaster

    shroobmaster Well-Known Member

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    They're decent but I'd rather use 'em as kitbash material than toys.
     
  6. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've a 1:18 green Lambo Murcielago, Alt mode rocks, bot mode not so much. Bu pretty cool, get them cheap if you can.
     
  7. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    They're okay if you get 'em cheap. CHEAP. Decent quality, accessories are fun, especially the electronic ones, and the transformations are fun.

    I was kinda dissapointed because there's no way for them to look like they work next to Alts, which is what I was hoping for. But that was my fault for having flawed expectations.
     
  8. SMOG

    SMOG Vocab-champion ArgueTitan

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    I REALLY wish there was wider distribution on these... as somebody mentioned, there's way too much of a mark-up online for some reason. They're cool, but a 1:32 Roadbot is not worth more than you'd pay for a similar sized Deluxe TF.

    I wish Spencer at Ages Three & Up was still getting these. He didn't get any of the new ones, and even the old ones are no longer accessible on their new website. I get the impression that Happywell is really slow when it comes to shipping these things. BBTS has had a bunch of these on pre-order for like... a year! :p 

    zmog