The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    My first TF purchase since TFN - can’t knock it for a tenner in Home Bargains! Loved Dreadwind as a kid, had the G1 version, and of course the nostalgia buttons pressed with memories of ‘Dread Tidings’ in the comic.

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    Also Big Hero 6 figs are too cute to turn down at 2.99. Love that film!
     
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    Toadimus Prime I am Alpharius.

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    Hello everyone! Been a while...

    Anyone, I have a quick question. I'm sitting here trying to transform Siege Omega Supreme, and I can't get the legs to rotate all the way - they get stuck at a 45 degree angle, and I'm reluctant to use anymore force just in case it's jammed and I break the thing! Am I doing something wrong? I've watched a couple of videos and they show a smooth motion without any kind of issues.
     
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    I had that exact moment, mate, I actually stopped and left 'em at 45° for 5 minutes, and then when I came back and very gingerly & slowly tried again suddenly they smoothly went all the way. Total mystery. No clue why, maybe the joint parts settling in? Maybe something out of alignment that the range of motion corrected because the first time the next 45° unlocked it seemed so much smoother slide compared the the first part of the ratcheting but just trying 'em now they seem to have an overall equally smooth, softer but still adequate ratcheting in the full range.
     
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    Glad it's not just me then! I'll let him sit for a bit and see if that helps.

    Come to think of it, I had the same problem with Ironhide, and that mysteriously fixed itself!
     
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  5. Skyguy

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    They have Dreadwind at Home Bargains? time to pay mine a visit. Although there never seems to be anything in Perth.

    Went to retrieve some stuff from storage but my big box of G1 still eludes me. It’s buried somewhere. Anyway my search was cut short by a killer migraine. Still suffering today but the edge has dulled a bit.
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    They had Swoop and Slug in there too if you’re after dinobots :thumb 
     
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    This is where I start hoping that the Sludge/Snarl wave shows up in Home Bargains too...
     
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  8. Skyguy

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    Cool I’ll report my findings tomorrow. Dreadwind is the one I’m after though. Likewise I’m a fan of his from the comics. If I find him I’ll need to track a Darkwing down as well.
     
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    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    I'll do a landscape for you some time this week. Could probably improve that pose too :) 
     
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    Feel for you mate, I had a pain in my head for a few months, would come and go or stay for days on end always in the same place. Finally caved and saw a Doctor, turned out to be a Tension Headache. The Doc gave me some tablets that are for treating depression and along with a few ibuprofen a day it's cleared it right up.
     
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    Ratbat and Rumble arrived today.

    Also @bcm77 I'm still interested in Tarn FYI.
     
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    I’ve suffered from Migraines for a few years now. They have started making me disoriented and sick. I tried beta blockers but they just make me super sluggish. There are far worse things but it does wear you down. Lost my old job over them as I just had too many absences. Which was only about a shift a month but what’s done is done. I think people really don’t understand and think there is an easy cure or don’t get how debilitating is can be when you get one.

    Anyway it is what it is. I did manage to rescue this bad boy

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    Collectotron Dreadwind aficionado

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    I approve of this purchase
     
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    Great pic
     
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    Where'd you get Ratbat/Rumble from? Ratbat is very high on my wants list!
     
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    They were on Amazon.co.uk for like an hour yesterday from a seller. £20 with Prtime delivery. So yeah, paid more than I should have but WANT.
     
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    Ah, cool. I'll keep an eye out then. I think they (and Rung) are the only Siege guys that I haven't seen prorders for.
     
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    Tarn is now sold, thanks for the intrest!

    @CZ Hazard,
    3rd party blu rays of the OT before George started buggering about with them?

    Now that's something SW related I can get behind!
     
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    If I had a blu ray player, I'd definately grab those. It's the 97 special editions I'd like. The first time when it was more just cleaning them up, or adding in some more backgrounds, when Ghost Anakin was still old and Vader was SILENT!!! when he was watching the Emperor fry Luke.I had those on VHS in the box set, I still actually still have it, it's the changes to the 04 versions that I don't want, but unfortunately had to get to be able to own the OT. Given the choice, I'd go 97 -> 77 -> 04 versioons.
     
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