The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Napalm

    Napalm Drinking About Robots TFW2005 Supporter

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    It's not out yet but I'll let ye know! Despite my current unease with their game, the WWII stuff is fucking mwah.
     
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  2. Ukmets

    Ukmets Well-Known Member

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    Now that's a beauty pagent, phwoar!!
    I'm still disappointed that the xtrans g2 Breakdown could only be purchased with an other bot.


    Thanks was going to ask for a link.
    Currently at a hotel in Preston on a tfn come down especially as it means I can't even admire and fiddle with the new purchases.
     
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  3. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Well, somehow this has taken 15 years to get around to stickering up:

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    Problem is I can't see where to put stickers one and two, the instruction sheet glosses over it a bit, a small picture of the instructions seems to put them on his upper legs but they look like potential rubbing points to me. Any ideas? @Maz maybe, you're a sticker nerd.

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    Still a fantastic toy, even 33(!) years on.

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  4. Recon734

    Recon734 Mnemosurgeon

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    Appreciated! I could've sworn the standard version was out already, we've seen so much of him at conventions and the like. And agreed, what they seem to be doing with the movie stuff is absolutely lush!
     
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  5. nemisispringer

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  6. nice sideburns

    nice sideburns Autobot Brother

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    @Raz0rClash: apologies Matt, I didn’t realise you were even on the tfuk thread! :lol  It was a pleasure to spend time with you too!

    Those wristband looks great, “this years Beauty pageant winners are...”;) 

    so, I got this big bastard out.

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    I have to say, he’s a lot easier to put together at home than it was in the bar with everything else that was going on around us at tfnation. Even with much appreciated help from @Loosecannon who also set me up with him.

    He’s very impressive, loads of heft and with super-tight ratchets all over him. Still not entirely sure where he is going but a home I will have to find him.

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    And last, a pic with with brave max.

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    Now to get some batteries in him and try out the sound chip.
     
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  7. scubaboy31

    scubaboy31 Digital Gypsy

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    Those stickers DO go on the thighs, but they also are prone to rubbing. The original TM version was remoulded to have indents for the (revised smaller) labels as seen on thise instructions


    Sadly these didnt carry over to any of the reissued versions. I passed on applying them as its just going to go wrong.
     
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  8. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

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    It's meant to be on his thighs, and IIRC Targetmaster Hot Rod has indentations to put the stickers in. Buuut early versions of Hot Rod, the thigh stickers are too big. They got it right for TM HR but the recent Walmart reissue had the oversized stickers again!
     
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  9. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    This was an incredible sight in the bar. Terrifying though, every time he looked like he might topple/
     
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  10. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    Noisemaze it is! I was referring to the Galaxy force figure (jap version of Cybertron sideways) but after looking up the sins of the wreckers thing, yeah, I can see him as a spooky silent Scarecrow type character, locking poor bots in their minds!
     
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  11. Seeaich

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    The Springeriest Springer if ever their was!
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    Word is Xaaron called it "Operation: Volcano" because of how smoking hot he thought the big green wonderboy was!

    After another go round into car mode I am feeling more affection towards the technique, finicky is the wrong descriptive - it's *exacting* is what it is, it demands concentration, and as you become more familiar where key structural bits should be it makes sense, even though I don't think I'd ever describe the transformation as intuitive it is logical, and learnable. As well as the legs the alignment of the canopy back panel and mastering it's lever joint is key BUT, unlike T30 Springer, there are definite locking points to hit so you know when you've got it. There's more clues than "the windscreen won't stay together" as to how to correct what you haven't got quite right.
    They have indeed done it again, and better. I almost want a Roche Wrecker leader re-done with Siege Engineering...alright, I already actually do want one but let's stick to admiring this fella for now!
     
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  12. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    A desperate scramble to another terminal and now going via Hong Kong to jakarta. Total nightmare, but fair play, tye guy sorted us out as quick as he could and called to make sure we made it, so huuuge props to him. And only arriving one hour later than planned.

    And on that note have fun without me guys!! See you in two weeks!
     
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  13. DaftRaider

    DaftRaider Sir Not-a-Decepticon

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    Excellent news! Bon voyage!
     
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  14. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    What do you call an Autobot who watches films for a living.

    Mark Carmode
     
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  15. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    F*ck that would look good in cyb noizemaze colours....

    ....engage resisting custom project mode
     
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  16. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Peace my Bruder, all of us are here for you to vent, pick up with a dm, enter a little bit of introspection no matter how ridiculous you think you're being (you're not btw) and your sunshine.

    Bungholes, my two are wanting to go back having endured a constant stream of trades folk smashing their rooms to bits (including the first set of demolitions by yours truly) it's been a brick dust filled summer all up your schnoze and all over the house. Never, never again are we taking on a project like this. Wreck to a home in 2 years.......
     
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  17. f0cus

    f0cus You can call me Sir

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    Good to meet and chat, Kit!
     
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  18. nemisispringer

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    I just can’t resist at this point
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  19. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Was he something you were after A?
     
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  20. Rotorstorm

    Rotorstorm Wreck n’ rule

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    Was nice to have opportunity to photograph Ironfist next to Pyro again, the owner is taking really good care if him. Of course this means next year I need to have made Guzzle out of sone poor bot if the MMC one doesn’t come out in due course A44E3CB7-6C5D-4FEF-A4EA-A0C238369F9C.jpeg

    Head swap, had to

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    Thanks fir the parts @glaug
     
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