Spark Toys ST 02 War Within Megatron

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  1. cj37a

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    He is about as tall as a MP-3 / Mp-10 seeker (a little shorter head to head)..

    He is pure awesome is every way. Spark Toys spared nothing on this guy.
    I might have to double down if a deal comes about.

    He is chuggish. He is bulky and wide and doesn't fit G1 MP scale. Definitely hitting War within feel with bulky bot bodies and smaller heads.
    More of a leader class scale.
     
  2. Napalm

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    Quick and dirty but man alive, this is incredible to have. The attention to detail is above and beyond.

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    I'm so glad Spartacus turned out well. I can't wait to get him and Alpha Pack later this year, and I very much look forward to Grimlock.

    Hopefully The Fallen is after Grimlock, but I don't mind regardless because I love War Within designs anyway.
     
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  4. cj37a

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    Dear Spark Toys,
    Please provide a various size G1 MP Megatron head and face upgrades for XTB Apollyon, Mp-36, M-5 and MT Despotron. You seem to have a wicked talent.
    That is all.
    Thank you
     
  5. theosteve

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    I caved and bought Spartacus. What a gloriously hefty and beefy bastard bot. Despite never really being familiar with or interested in the WWI designs, Spartacus, with his engineering and fantastic finish is easily among my top two or three figures. Just incredible.
     
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  6. GR1ML0CK

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    Just in case you are on the fence, rubadubspawn has this for $99 shipped. Just put my order in
     
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    Hoping SparkToys decides to release Starscream in the near future (I know Grimlocks' supposed to be next though).

    The Seeker mold from "War Within" badly needs a proper update. Titanium just doesn't cut it.
     
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    Can someone do a comparison to Hasbro Sixshot or another Hasbro leader class figure?

    Thanks!
     
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    IMG_20170825_115151.jpg This is not just the best Megatron I've ever owned... It's The best 3rd party figure I've ever owned...
    And possibly one of the best toys I've ever owned..
    OMG this is a redefining quality piece..

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    The seeker designs used in Origins Megatron and Autocracy were really nice. They were very similar to WW or inspired iirc.
     
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    I have mixed feelings about the WW Seeker designs. On the one hand, I'm tired of them. Those designs, or variations of them, have already been used. Cybertron Starscream being the most notable. Maketoys is making their own version of that too. On the other hand, if someone can make an impressive update to this design, I'm betting Spark Toys could. I guess Spark Toys has to use the design since its part of the WW design family.

    Now I'm feeling nostalgic over the AEC Seeker designs. I would pay $100 for a really nice "Platinum Edition" 3-pack of deluxe or voyager size Armada, Energon and Cybertron Starscreams. The Generations remake was on point too.
     
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    I don't have Sixshot, nor are my photo skills or camera any great shakes (and I don't know why the photos are posting upside down!), but hopefully these will help.
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    Can't argue with that. I have a hard time saying this is my favorite figure, as I have more sentimental attachment to a few others. But I don't think I could argue that this at least equals or exceeds every other figure I own in every single objective category.
     
  13. mikeszekely

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    I'm still in for this guy, but I gotta say, I'm not really a fan of the tampos. Why would pre-Earth Megatron have English on him?
     
  14. Havocmech

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    Those can be removed. Here is a link to a video showing how:

     
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    Thanks for the shout out - you won't be disappointed!

    I gotta say, just my personal opinion, but I think Spartacus is AWESOME. I get the opportunity to handle most if not all the figures - and I'm telling you - there's something about this guy that just won't let me put it down!

    The finish (paint) is premium. The detailing and color break up is superb. Materials and hardware all feel solid. The sculpt it really nice and the head swapping options and faces are all really cool.

    I thought Alpha Pack (Optimus) was a very well made figure but kind of plain and boring overall. True to source material, but just as an overall transformation and figure to play with - not that fun or dynamic and/or just not that much character.

    Spartacus on the other hand is just killer. The 2 look great together, but Spartacus is by far my favorite. I've no opinion of the game or comics - just like cool bots, and really - for anyone who is interested in this guy remotely, don't hesitate. Pick him up thru me or someone else, but add this dude to your collection.

    I'm all in for Spark Toys. They are really doing some great stuff - with no competition too (which you'd think they'd slack) and are just producing some high quality, great figures.

    keep up the good job dudes.
     
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    The third face (or bottom left) for some reason makes me think of Destro.
     
  17. Trailbreaker77

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    That's very tempting.
     
  18. cj37a

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    Have to agree. I thought about the same thing. For example I'm not sure if I'm moving ahead with the Planet X seekers for my WFC/FOC fix.
    I even have a set of these wonderful figures MMC Knight morphers
    Just remove the propellers and move the canape on his chest and there you go ^O^... But I can't go in $300+ for a set of alt design seekers anymore.
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    They aren't English. The psychic universal translator just enables you to read them as English ;) 
     
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  20. GeneralLeeSpkng

    GeneralLeeSpkng Purveyor of Futility

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    Also, who is the target audience for such a warning?
     
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