The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. nemisispringer

    nemisispringer Well-Known Member

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    Clear Caulking silicone and washing up liquid water is definitely a winner for budget push mould making

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  2. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    Current "wisdom" is that Mattel's top-line Sculpting team the Four Horseman sculpted the better looking figures in the Line (the Baddies and Mossy) and that un-named in house minions did the average to mediocre job on the others.

    Sort of ironic that the title character is the one that looks the least impressive. Or maybe not if you are keeping track of fan-whining about the show they are based on ;) 

    But yes, isn't that life that they further reduce the prices on those a day after I bought a second MAA to customise with bits from my extra Classics Eternian Guard.

    I'll have another Zeeker at £30 though pleaze and fankyoo.
     
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    Skint right this minute, but if some Ebay sales and/or work contracts come through, we shall indeed discuss things :) 
     
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  4. Siege Fan

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    Ooof, no, not for me

     
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    Lothar Hex Perverted Sociopath™

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    GOD. FUCKING. DAMMIT.

    *pre-orders*
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  6. motorthing

    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    That's a no from me too. Not much "premium" in evidence with that.

    And SAF have just sent out my Snake-eyes/Timber pack. Result.
     
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  7. Genodectes

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    I think another challenge with the IDW shelf is scaling across ranges, the MMC figures are pretty damn amazing but pretty large, so if you want them to scale against Generations or Thrilling 30 the IDW toys look a little big or small respectively. Someone like Cosmos was massive in IDW at times, as even the comics scale was inconsistent a lot….
     
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  8. privatespoon

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    If you’re still looking I’ll sell mine for £25 including postage (assuming you’re in the UK). Box & instructions are in storage though so I’ll need a little time to dig them out.

    I had a quick look on eBay what the going rate for the Botcon Animated sets are going for. I’m so tempted to sell mine but I can’t help feeling I’d regret it.
     
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  9. Dobbie

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    Good man, priorities are important. I paid my Kapow invoice for him and am really looking forward to it. I do t have MP13 anymore, although I fully intend on getting home. Either way, Soundblaster will surely be the next release from Fanstoys and some more cassettes hopefully.

    2,507.5 approximately.
     
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    nice sideburns Autobot Brother

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    Me: “I’m not collecting core class”

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    I am so full of shit. Or kidding myself.

    Next thing you know, I’ll be buying an ark (I’ve not. Yet)
     
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  11. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    Is anyone who recently got a TEMPOP having issues with the little button/clip that unlocks the butterfly shoulder?

    Mine are so stiff i couldnt push it with just my finger, had to push with the edge of a bit of metal
     
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    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    All hail Magnus day 39BA4196-5767-40EC-815A-AC5E60CA0598.jpeg IMG_20200822_002643_943_2.jpg
     
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    Core Soundwave is lovely. Do you think you will get the Ark? Smyths or Amazon have it for £129.99. That Hamleys one for £107 I think has gone.

    Still waiting on Omegalock to ship to me. Will check for you once I’m in receipt.

    Are you happy with the figure? Build quality?
     
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    'Every one of my patient ID scans replaced with images of earthen felines in increasingly hilarious situations. Who on Cybertron would do such a thing..?'

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    Cashed in all my train delays and the payments trickled in for last month, realised it adds up to a decent chunk of change (not remotely equal to the hours lost but hey) so Cynicus is on his way….. I don’t need the whole division, I don’t need the whole division….
     
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    Ooh, very nice!

    I'm sensing you like things with S in the title :D 

    No such thing as too many Windblades!

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    I might need to get in on that! Also fingers crossed APC do a Flamewar deco of their Arcee!
     
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    Well, The Shield is another excellent show :D 
     
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    Starting to regret not getting that Tailgate when it was available. I really liked the PotP one when it came out but it's fast losing its lustre.
     
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    Oh yeah - minibot in Spotlight Jazz, absolute unit in MTMTE... then settled somewhere inbetween when Prime and chums went back to Earth after Dark Cybertron! I went with that third look for my shelves, picking the MP-scales X-Transbots Klaatu to stand with my CHUG:

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    ...not a perfect fit but he's taller than Arcee, shorter than Soundwave. That'll do.
     
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