The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Shepard Prime

    Shepard Prime 1st Cybertronian Spectre of the Galactic Council

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    Ways to fix:

    1) (the best if you have the tools) With the smallest needle extension, dremel a small hole or pocket into the handle/hilt. Sand down the butt of the blade just enough so that it'll fit into the newly created pocket. Put a bubble of hot glue into the pocket, insert the blade into pocket and once it dries you should be good to go.

    2) Super/crazy glue, like industrial strength because you have two flat clean surfaces and that's going to be a PITA to get to bond.

    3) Forgot one. You could use a small bit of Miliput to rebuild a foundation for the blade to attach to the handle/hilt.

    Hope that helps.
     
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  2. Prescient

    Prescient Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I would pay a few quid more and pick a good one from smyths. The ones I liked at had pretty mixed qc with maybe 2 figures from 3 smyths stores worth of cases being passable.
     
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  3. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Apparently the prop handler from the production crew would regularly take the gun during shooting breaks and use live rounds for target practice. Unironic use of shooting break there. Very easy to imagine he left one in the chamber. Clips are usually clearly colour marked to differentiate between blank and live and only a moron would pop live rounds in a blanks cartridge, so it had to just be one in the chamber, right?

    Baldwin seemingly did nothing wrong, but it won't make him feel less shitty I'm sure.
     
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  4. LiamK

    LiamK Well-Known Member

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    Wait... did you think they'd just done an amazing makeup job on Sammy J?
     
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  5. robotmel

    robotmel *All must transform*

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    Yo Joe!
    Could I grab WFC Crosshairs from you on Friday when I get paid please?
    Unless one of my sales thread or Ebay sales goes through then sooner! ;) 
     
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    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    Am liking the Waspinator and not the injury…. hope you heal up soon!
     
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    Excellent, glad to help!

    Jesus :mad: 
     
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  8. Genodectes

    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    No Waspinator today, Yodel are playing the “We need more information but we won’t give you any way of providing it to us” card. Bastards. Just say “The driver can’t be bothered to look properly” and call it what it is….
     
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  9. bcm77

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    I have long suspected that Ilkeston, Derbyshire is a culturally backward shithole, the lack of anywhere stocking Jaffa Cake doughnuts only reinforces this view :D 

    First thing I thought of when I heard about Alec Baldwin was Brandon Lee. Just a horrible accident :( 

    Going to watch the 2nd series of Gone Fishing during today then series 3 after the football tomorrow evening as I suspect I'll need a laugh after watching United get stuffed by Liverpool. Such a funny series even though the fishing element would be off putting to many.

    @Xaran Alamas,
    Decent idea! I recently saw a gigantic 3D printed Jabba's Palace playset in 3.75" scale that incorporated a Rancor pit with the gate so just having the gate might work for the larger scale.
     
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  10. joetele

    joetele Non-entity

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  11. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Akira remake looks well shit. :mad: 

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  12. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    Those words put together is a crime. :p 
     
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  13. MyTea Boc

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

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    Ouch. Take it easy buddy. Enjoy ze insectman.

    :lolol 
     
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  14. Seeaich

    Seeaich Inaction Master

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    To go very Hot Take/Tinfoil Hat this is almost exactly the kind of sabotage a Pinkerton-style agent of capital might set-up as part of wide-ranging co-ordinated strikebreaking scheme to discredit the IATSE union. The use of the walk out as contextualisation that infers a "Bad Set" whilst forefronting Baldwin's role as producer as well does read like a subtle accusation, out the side of the mouth whilst ducking out of a straight out accusation that could get one in the dock, a well dodgy journalistic move in my book. One would hope not but making a noted liberal figure of an actor with a known temper the patsy, man, that really stretches "it just so happens" though these things do sometimes just so happen.
     
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  15. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

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    Had been working on this recently.

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  16. Lothar Hex

    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    "Waspinatorz have planzzz."

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    Kingdom Waspinator is cool. I prefer his colouring to the previous Generations guy, but I can't really say which is the better toy. His a bit more fiddly and a little less sturdy than T30, and his beast leg arrangement is more prone to interfering with poses. That said he has more articulation (The waist and ankle tilts add a lot) and you can raise the wings up. I would argue also argue he has a better wasp mode. But as said T30 has a more solid feel to him. The wing flap gimmick isn't needed but a cool feature. Plus he's more screen accurate in beast mode.

    Keeping 'em all.
     
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  17. RoboW4rrior298

    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    Saw this digibash on Twitter and just had to share.

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    I would actually much prefer this, and it made me realise how plain looking the G2 version they’re actually doing is although it’s accurate.

    Made me wonder if this Prime will be compatible with the Earthrise trailer? I don’t see why not since the legs are reused but it’d be cool to see.
     
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  18. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Marooned forever on the planet of orange jelly.
     
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  19. Insurgent

    Insurgent The Amazing Tango Mysterio

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    Depends where the nose had grown.

    Had some kids round last night which i was entertaining (turns out kids like me and I'm not that bad with them. Huh. That is a surprise.) So missed all the streams. Sounds like i missed buggery all. The reveals... they look nice, but all just get a meh reaction from me. I don't think I'm even gonna bother with the inevitable nemmy prime (siege legs again? Really?)

    Thought I'd missed out on ravage but nope, he's not only sitting there in stock but also has paypal, so i was actually able to give them money this time. It's a little pricey but convention exclusive and he has that sweet diorama of his cruiser cockpit which he will be in. I do like how the g1 ravage can fit in the open tape deck. That will look awesome.

    Someone poke me when we get ss bayverse or bw reveals. Other than figuring out who to use for deluxe insecticon customs, a potp grimmy for dinoking and maybe making a custom cw monstructor, i think I'm finished with the g1 classics guys now.
     
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  20. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Those wings will look better on the 3 molds they are pretools of Barrage, Venom and Ransack who had more realistic wings than the future robo styling of Takara's original trio.
     
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