Studio Series (SS) Rise of the Beasts (RoTB)/ Beast Awakening 107 Deluxe Scorponok

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  1. Pixelmaster

    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Quick and dirty review before class starts.
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    He’s a little nothing burger, even though he's 20 steps. Shoulder hinges are a little annoying to transform but I think it’s me still trying to learn how the toy works. His transformation is just the arms folding to the biceps, the shoulder hinges go out and you collapse the waist into the torso and finishing it off by folding the head up. Articulation is standard thanks to ball jointed ankles and wrists. Tail is on a few selected hinges. Hand doesn't have a 5mm port, so you're forced to use the 5mm hole on his forearm.
    The hinges and the way it transforms means that you can fanmode his robot mode, so he's not as visually boring as a "dude".
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    Overall he's fine. Not toy of the year material but enough ideas rattling in there to worth checking it out.
     
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  2. Denzimus

    Denzimus Well-Known Member

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    Ehh I definitely want maybe 3 of these. Not enough to wanna pay $25 though. Not at all.
     
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  3. Wars

    Wars I ate the WHOLE plate

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    Yeah, he looks alright. I might pick up one or two to bolster up my Terrorcons if/when he gets discounted, but I'm not gonna go out of my way to get him or be too upset if I miss out on him entirely.
     
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  4. Shmoptimus Prime

    Shmoptimus Prime Za Warudo!

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    Thattoyguy’s review actually made me want this guy a lot. He knows how to make this figure look good, which is funny cause he’s usually not that great at posing. @Pixelmaster I don’t think you have him transformed correctly.

    Also, mine got pushed up from a march 5th arrival to this Wednesday so I’ll be getting him soon!
     
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  5. Pixelmaster

    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    Huh, I didn’t upload my correctly transformed robot mode, I was just showing a fan mode lol. Fixed.
     
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  6. Shmoptimus Prime

    Shmoptimus Prime Za Warudo!

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    Gotcha! Just wanted to let you know in case you didn't realize. I like what you did with the legs for the fan mode actually. Maybe I'll try that when I get mine.
     
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  7. Nemesisprime1975

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    I'll get this guy. I see him as a drone for g1 scorponok.
     
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  8. DDCWGD

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    That fan-mode really saves this guy to me. Makes him look like a bug that mutated with the added bonus of saving his shoulder articulation. It doesn't save him enough to get at full price, but definitely a sale.
     
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    Nemesis Scourge Unicron's finest

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    I am looking forward to this guy, though it is a bit of a shame his four smaller scorpion legs only feature limited articulation. I was hoping you could hide them all on the back or move them to look like skirt armor.
     
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  10. Denzimus

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    I bought 2 of these thing with my ganestop discounts. I must say, it's always the toys you keast expect to be awesome. This one is lowkey a banger.
     
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  11. Shmoptimus Prime

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    My amazon preorder updated to arriving tomorrow! :D 

    Then it updated to arriving next week :/
     
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  12. Denzimus

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    Used my points to buy two of these for a very decent price. On the real though this is a good figure. Easy transformation, good quality feeling plastic and nice plastic. I've said this before but why can't all SS figures be this good quality wise?

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  13. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Funny how I thought this figure would be an easy pass when first revealed and as usual all it took were some actually good pics with good poses to convince me. Glad I preordered as he is quite fun to pose and play with. Haven’t transformed him yet but so far my only complaint is how there aren’t more options for him to hold/store the tail weapon. Jutts out too far when attached to the ass and the forearm mount is cool from some angles but I would have liked more than just those two options. Something in the palm of the hand would have been good so we could utilize the ball joint.

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    I would like to see how the scorpion legs on his back look in your configuration. Can you provide a picture of that please? Thank you in advance.
     
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  15. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Basically like this:
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  16. megatronix1002

    megatronix1002 All Hail Megatron!

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    That one pose with the sting tail its like Scorponok being Scorpion from MK....

    Get Over here!!!
     
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    Fantastic. And if you fold up his arm in bot mode you can give him a full whip arm.
     
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  19. T-Hybrid

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    Love this guy. You can also give him a slightly different look by leaving his legs folded out.

    Looks really good with the whip tail attached at the arm.

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    pokemonsdoom MadameVixen

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    Your photos aren't avaliable anymore. You linked them from discord right?
     
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