Stickers versus Painted

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by General Magnus, Feb 3, 2008.

  1. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    So what´s better? Having the stickers on the transformers or have any heraldry, faction symbol, stypes, etc already painted in the toy?
     
  2. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    Painted, but I suck at applying stickers/decals anyway, so I'm bias :lol 
     
  3. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT

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    Painted. Way, way more durable.
     
  4. Dropshot

    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    Painted. It looks better.
     
  5. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Painted. I don't mind reissues and stuff having stickers, but modern stuff should be strictly painted. I see no point in buying a toy and "finishing" it myself when I'm likely to screw it up.
     
  6. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Currently facepalming at your post

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    There's something fun about applying the stickers to G1 reissues, but I totally prefer painted.
     
  7. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Veteran

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    I'd love a line where the important details were painted, but you got a little pack of stickers for faction logos and stuff, which you could apply (or not) to add your own custom details.
     
  8. T16skyhopp

    T16skyhopp Well-Known Member

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    painted, and if there are stickers id want them factory applied.
     
  9. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    Painted all the way, stickers are too easy to dick up.
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  10. Prometheum5

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    Painted looks much better and is far more durable, but I also get a kick out of applying stickers to G1 figures.
     
  11. NGW

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    For G1 stickers are great simply for the retro factor.

    Paint everything else, sticker wear sucks.
     
  12. Hiro Prime

    Hiro Prime Cybertronian Guru Veteran

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    Both. They each have their strengths and weakness' but one thing most TF fans can agree on is that the toys look better with any extra detail no matter how it's achieved.
     
  13. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm Good Morning, Weather Hackers! TFW2005 Supporter

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    painted - until a detail gets painted somewhere you wish it wasn't.
     
  14. nintendofreakgc

    nintendofreakgc Bumblebee fan

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    I have to go with painted, but that's just because I'm hopeless at applying stickers.
     
  15. Rodimus Major

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    Painted, my fingers are too wide for some of the stickers I've had to apply to reissues. The best option, IMO, would be both, the figure is painted, but comes with the stickers you could put over the paint if you so chose, like the Autobot stickers on reissue Grapple and Inferno.