Takara Siege SG-43 "SHINJI" (SINGE), SG-44 DIRECT HIT & POWER PUNCH, SG-45 CROSSHAIRS, SG-46 APEFACE

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  1. Darkstone

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  2. Sammael

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    FFS why did they have to ruin Apeface with idiotic battle damage.
     
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  3. Darkstone

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    Please post your "Shinji, get in the damn robot"-memes here. Extra points for Kamen Rider Ryuki references!

    Fair tradeoff for much better engineering, paint deco and detail than if we would've gotten him in Titans Return IMO. Also kinda fits the character.
     
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    Don't get me wrong I'm happy to get him and he looks great.. Still not totally happy with all the greeble direction, but it's growing on me. But a little more conservative with the battle damage would've been appreciated. After more subtle battle damage on more recent figures like jetfire and springerthey went all out spatter on certain parts of him..
     
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    The G1 bio describes him as a properly disgusting boy indeed.
     
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    Shinji! when are we getting spinister in unit-01 colors lol
     
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  7. Darkstone

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    Yeah, he seems like the bot that would never waste any time getting his paintjob fixed. Mostly because it would be ruined 5 minutes after because he'd trash someone for looking at him funny.

    Still, I understand the issue people have with Siege; I just don’t share any of them.
     
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    "Never changes his lubricant, so he smells like a grease-encrusted turboworm".

    From the bio.
     
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  9. YoungPrime

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    Is that they only thing you have against this figure?

    The more pics I see of him the less enthusiastic I get. The Ape mode is sub-par at best and the Ship mode is just plan old trash!

    So if I buy him it'll just be for his Bot mode only. Just like with Siege Soundwave and Megatron.
     
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    Oh my God, man. They got that silver crap all over Apeface.
    Please, Hasbro. If there is one gimmick we would be richer without it's that battle damage nonsense.
     
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    I like the fact that the titan master turns into the beast head too. Just like the original!
     
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    The jet mode is the best they did for him imo. The gorilla mode makes me sad and apart from the battle damage that hollow gut looks disappointing too.
    For a character that never had an officially updated toy worthy of mention, it's a disgrace that they didn't do a better job than this and then threw a bucket of silver over him to add insult to injury.
     
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    Damn, son! Look at all that junk Apeface got in his trunk! And on his back. And hips.
    [​IMG]
     
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    I'm just happy Hasbro is doing Apeface. On my buy list already. I'm so close to completing my collection that minor things like battle damage decos don't matter to me anymore!
     
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    I would seriously like to see some different decos and name for that smashdown hammer.
     
  16. YoungPrime

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    And that my friend is what Hasbro is betting on like 60% of the time. Hell, it's the only reason they know they can charge like $100 more for the Seacon's than they would normally be. The Bot mode is his saving grace for me. Plus I'll be using an Amazon credit to pay for him for screwing up Empactor and Mirages pre-order anyway.
     
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    I'm not too sure what all the uproar is; he's quite faithful to the original.
     
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    Bet he would've looked a lot better as a Takara Legends figure.
     
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    I second this! I have the original G1 Apeface and its pretty much the same junk back there.
     
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    Oh man, I can't wait for these.