The UK Toy Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Boardwise, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Hahaha. My phone has a crack over the o button so when i press it, it registers as i. If i don't turn my phone sideways to move the o or it pips up on autocorrect, that's what i end up with. And now all my posts will have his voice.
     
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  2. Booster Gold

    Booster Gold Accept no imitations

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    I only recently join up at Nippon-Yasan but this is (not surprising but) both saddening and a sign that 'shit is getting real' :( 

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  3. nice sideburns

    nice sideburns Autobot Brother

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    Supposed to be on a bit of selling spree at the moment but ya’ know, sometimes you come across things you’ve just got to have.

    This was the case with s.t commander (out of stock everywhere I would normally shop and only pre-orders up for the reissue) but it has also happened for a mini-grail I found at the weekend.

    Not strictly transformers either as this came from Takaras brave franchise that carried on where transformers left off but I now finally have a god max, albeit the KO!

    Only seen this once on eBay in all the years I have been buying tf/toys - and lost out because I forgot about the auction and by the time I had remembered, the listing had ended. That one didn’t sell for a lot either and I managed to get these for just over a tenner delivered.

    I have seen an original in America and one in India but the one in America went for large bucks IIRC and I couldn’t even open a dialogue for the one in India.

    God Max is made up of three bots; dash max, sky max and drill max. Sky max is a plane, dash max a futuristic sports car and drill max a drill tank (yep, those names must have taken an age to come up with!) which transform and combine in to the mighty god max.

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    I remember seeing ben do a review for these guys and he said something about them feeling as though they should have been in transformers victory - and I totally get what he means as they are quite similar to Road Caesar in as much as they are a team of three and they also have a gimmick; flippable chest compartments. In the case of dash and drill max these are an engine and cannons respectively but in true brave tradition, sky max has a birds beak/head (?)

    I actually had a dash max already, having picked him up on his own previously (he seems to come up much more often than the other two or the complete set?) and the one I had already is in much better nick than the one that came with the set. The set is also missing an axe that allows god max to combine his swords and axe to form a large spear-like weapon which is a bit of a shame but as I say, I haven’t come across these so often that I could afford to be picky so I snapped this one up!

    When combined, the figure must stand about a foot tall although I may have mistransformed those legs in the pic to make him taller??

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    Anyway, I thought I would share god max with you, continuing my strange fascination with Brave, a toy line I have no emotional connection to whatsoever but still seem to like elements of!

    Now, to find a land bison. I kept stalling on a complete one of those a couple of years back and not seen one since :mad: 
     
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  4. Avon

    Avon Well-Known Member

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    Great post! Congrats on bagging the game after a long hunt!
    I can see what you mean about the victory vibe. I like the car and jet alt modes in particular.
     
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  5. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    They're the only company I've used which I've been stung by customs charges with.

    They use DHL so are a customs magnet.
     
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  6. Napalm

    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    @nice sideburns - beautiful find. Get the fuck in!

    Glad to see you enjoying the Rolling Thunder Prime too. He's so damn fun.
     
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    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    I own the one Thew owned and dubbed Caligulus, well, own the car, the other two I butchered as part of my Liozack a fee years ago
     
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  8. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    "ENTITLED MANCHILD EMAILS HASBRO UK ASKING/WHINGING ABOUT TRANSFORMERS RELEASE SCHEDULE. NO FILM AT 11 BECAUSE WHO THE FUCK CARES SERIOUSLY!?"

    I'm the manchild, fyi.
     
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    May I present the beautiful Kup, Recoill and Wheelie from the second last Transformers Collection Series.
    I especially like how Wheelie was illustrated.
    Enjoy.
     
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  10. f0cus

    f0cus You can call me Sir

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    How much is a set of BOTP figures worth?
     
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    AkibaSilver Time Traveller

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    Just got the email from Nippon-Yassan, saying they're getting Brexit-ed. This anime girl is a big mood right now, not gonna lie.
     
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  12. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    .what happened to Wheelie's left leg? That doesn't look natural. Neither does his face to be honest.
     
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  13. barry

    barry Well worn member

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    That's a lovely, and enlightening, read Andy. I know very little about Brave, but that's piqued my interest. Cheers!

    Will it surprise anyone that I absolutely fucking adored 'In the National Interest'? Furman Dinobots at their bickering sarcastic best. While fighting Megatron. Pure joy!
    "Dinobot! You will pay for this indignity."
    [​IMG]
     
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  14. Toadimus Prime

    Toadimus Prime Such devastation was not my intention

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    I've always found the gulf between Wheelie's animation design and actual toy amazing. I imagine the conversation went something like 'Ok guys, we've make him kid friendly and guven a cap because, you know, kids and their caps, right?' 'Yeah, but hear me out, what if we give the toy disproportionally long arms and, instead of a cap, a giant face flap that kind of hangs there, and generally turn him into the kind of monstrosiyy that gives kids nightmares?' '...whatever dudes. We're just going to do our thing while you keep smoking whatever the hell that is...'
     
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    Wheelie is a pervert. Look at where his rub sign is.
     
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  16. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    Well, that explains the goofy alternate gun!
    Kinda hybrid G1 with a dash of IDW MTMTE/LL IMO. I may actually be tempted to upgrade him too?
     
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  17. MyTea Boc

    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Bad craic. I'm sure more will follow soon :( 

    Amazing. The Brave line is something I knew existed but never really took under my notice, but they have some DAMN nice figures.

    Also love your shots of Rolling Thunder Prime. I had the Xovergen version (pity me), but this one looks great.

    Ha! I was reading that last night before bed! It's a great story no doubt.

    A rhyming pervert. 'Touch my wizzer, and make me a jizzer'
     
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  18. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    "Hey kids, rub my rub sign!"

    Wut?
     
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    Recon734 Mnemosurgeon

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    Cheers guys, that's very helpful!

    That email from Nippon is really quite unsettling to me. Brexit gets talked about so much, but to see the effects of it in your own niche circles is something else entirely.

    Luckily, the JP post option is where it's at! :D 
     
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  20. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    Shit like this is why I'm SO GLAD Emgo has started doing Transformation vids. He goes back and forth between them. I think Baltmatrix usually shows both too. I know Optibotimus does if you can stand/mute him.
     
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