Shockwave Lab SL-64 Upgrade Kit For POTP Orion Pax

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  1. Black Convoy

    Black Convoy Proudly Peruvian Transfan Moderator News Staff

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    From Shockwave Lab Weibo. Leg fillers for POTP Orion Pax. As usual, easy to install. They also teased more fillers for Siege figures.

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  2. Lovecraft

    Lovecraft Blue=Sarcasm; Purple=Snarkcasm

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    I can\'t believe people make $18 toys into a $40 affair with all these fanciful nitpick upgrades.
     
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  3. Chris Bot

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    Some people get really salty about "hollow bits", huh?
     
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  4. Rockdown

    Rockdown Persecutor in chief

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    Fillers are a great way to improve the looks of some figures by banishing unsightly gaps. Siege Soundwave, Ratchet, Impactor and Ironhide are vastly better for their fillers.
     
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  5. Liege Prime

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    These just seem a little late to me. Then again I've never bought s gap filler set so maybe two years late is normal.
     
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    Cute.
    But, when it's this late to the party the "I can make the even Better?!" drive doesn't fire up like it used to.
     
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  7. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

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    They could at least try to color match.
     
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  8. Murasame

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    TR Hot Rod doesn't need leg fillers, he needs an upgrade kit to make him IDW rodimus
     
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  9. Mercurius

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    Seriously. Like, the filler sets for Ironhide are nice and all, but I barely notice most of his gaps, and I'm not about to double his price just to notice them even less. I saw a cool set of feet to replace Ratchet's that make the vehicle mode look so much nicer, but they cost as much as the toy itself did. No thank you.
     
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  10. Chris Bot

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    If Transformers really wanted to fill out they'd eat more cyber-protein.
     
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  11. Big Convoy XIII

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    A nice option, but the hollow legs have never really bothered me on my Orion figure, especially since I have him combined with his trailer to form Optimus most of the time. But it's an option for those who want it, and as always, options are nice~
     
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    the fillers stand out more than the gaps. needs to be color matched
     
  13. DeGoisis

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    I think those are unpainted prototypes.
     
  14. Lore Keeper

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    I remember reading somewhere that TR Hot Rod had an unused alternate head molded that resembled his IDW design. I can't find the source anymore, but maybe someone else on here remembers where to find it.
     
  15. ziltama

    ziltama Lurks, mods, molds, and casts

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    TFsafari notes the fillers as unpainted, which is disappointing since SL usually paints their kits.
     
  16. barrelks

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    There has to be a market for these things, and kudos to them for finding that market, catering to it, and making money (which I assume they are doing). While I can see flaws in $20-$50 mainline figures, it is rare that the flaw is big enough for me to need upgrades like this. Hands and feet for the CW figures I understand (though sadly didn't pick up every set). I guess if you are all-in on "classics" figures you may be really excited that a company has the same passion.
     
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    Funny, I bought the POTP set just for the Orion Pax figure so this will be a welcomed addition. Does anyone know when this will go up for preorder and when it will be available?
     
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    It\'s like dressing up your dead cat and trying to convince everybody it\'s still alive.
     
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  19. Max Tower

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    Quite a lot of them were recently released including Hot Rod, Cog, Optimal Optimus, Springer, Shockwave, Sideswipe, Autobot & Decepticon Clones, Refraktor, POTP Optimus Prime, & Sixshot (some that obviously do double duty for other things).

    I bought all those a little while ago and they arrived just before Christmas. They are Pretty cheap if you buy the complete set.
     
  20. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    I'm surprised at how many people are shitting on a bit of inexpensive customizing for these figures.

    I enjoy all these little options, stickers, kits etc. It's a fun way to personalize mainline figures.
     
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