Silverhawks - Super7

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  1. Johnny1378

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    Same. Vac metal looks great when it’s new, but I just don’t have much faith that it wouldn’t flake off over time. It pretty much did that on any old Kenner toy I ever owned, once it was taken out of the package.
     
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  3. Shin Densetsu

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    I wouldn’t trust it over PVC, it’s asking to get cracked over time. I bet the color shift paint will look much more impressive in person than in pics/video.
     
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    Yeah, if you mean chrome is less durable. I have enough heartaches with chrome and rubber parts on my figures. Any toy that has them is automatically skipped by me…
     
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  5. Shin Densetsu

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    It’s mainly due to what it’s being used on, in this case S7 IIRC uses a dense PVC for most of their figures. If they were using all ABS like the original Kenner Silverhawks then I wouldn’t worry about the Chrome. However PVC tends to respond more to temperature changes and movement due to pliability, so while it would look good packaged, I don’t think chrome would be feasible on these figures if you intend to pose them(like I do).
     
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  6. LigerPrime

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    Ah, thanks for the clarification Shin! My bad, as I was stoned from work and (again) mulling certain toy purchases.

    I agree with you that PVC isn’t going to be good choice for caroming. If it’s paint, at least I can do some “touch ups” or ask someone to fix any paint chipping for me too.

    While some collectors prepare paint on high end figures (which I understand), I’m at the stage where I can fiddle with the figures and mess them with my kids.

    The last thing I want is chrome or paint chipping off. For example, TT’s Masterpiece line : each time I transform a figure, no matter how hard I try there will be some paint chipping. Very frustrating for me.
     
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  8. Wh33l JcK

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    Has there been any talk of ReAction Silverhawks?
     
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    Yep, Brian Flynn mentioned them in an interview. We will almost certainly be getting vac metal versions.
     
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