The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Genodectes

    Genodectes Well-Known Member

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    Helpfully I have both, but I suspect given the internal texture of the plastic pinning is going to break it further as it looks very crumbly. It’s not ruined the figure, but it’s made me a little wary of the build quality and I’m unsure if Kapow would replace as it’s not there fault, they sold it sealed and it’s the plastic that’s faulty. I’ve also seen a thread with some horror stories about him crumbling and disassembling so it seems he’s got a few quality control problems I was unaware of….
     
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  2. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    Sold United Lugnut. Still £68 short of paying the Acoustic Wave invoice. Yikes.
     
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    They're quite stiff on mine. I can just about do them by hand, but it needs a very tight squeeze.
     
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    Seeaich Inaction Master

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  5. Siege Fan

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  6. bcm77

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    [​IMG]Sabretooth by Brendan Mitchell, on Flickr

    Changed a couple of shelves around so my Joes have now got more space,
    [​IMG]Classified Series by Brendan Mitchell, on Flickr

    The Joes are clearly outnumbered but I will be adding Spirit once released and may end up getting the first release of Duke before prices go too silly as I never found anywhere with the redeco for a sane price.

    I would also like Scarlett but haven't liked either colour scheme so far and am hoping for a 3rd variant. Haven't decided on Outback yet and hope they rerelease Beach Head at some point.

    I need to get round to opening up PulseCon Zartan so I can check him out and swap the Snake Eyes head onto that figure but will save until after Saturday lunch time as I have a feeling I'll need something to distract me from United getting another kicking.

    Also hoping to get 4 of the regular B.A.T.s and a couple of Alley Vipers to add to the ranks of Cobra troops and I've already got Storm Shadow and Croc Master pre-ordered.

    It's starting to look like the next run of figures will be,

    Stalker
    Tomax & Xamot
    Dusty
    Crimson Guard
    Zarana

    Of those Dusty would be my main want as I had the vintage figure but at this point I'm open to any characters providing the quality is retained and they're not as problematic to get as most of the Cobra Island stuff.
     
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  7. privatespoon

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    Was there someone on here looking for a Studio Series Overload?
     
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  8. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    A rare day off, and for once it was during a sunny, dry day? Wow.

    With barely any upcoming official releases by the end of the year [...Origins Bumblebee? MP Skywarp? MP skids?] I've started thinking in advance of my Top10 for this year. It's definitely been an interesting year. Kingdom Rodimus for sure. Kingdom Galvatron as well, easily.

    Which brings me to my next point...stuff that needs to move. Take a gander, folks. All are loose complete unless noted.

    Mainline

    Siege Galaxy Force Optimus Prime---GBP 40
    Studio Series Shatter Jet---GBP 12
    Studio Series Soundwave car---GBP12
    Studio Series 86 Grimlock---GBP 40
    Studio Series 86 Scourge---GBP 35
    Studio Series Movie 1 Starscream--GBP 20
    Studio Series Movie 1 Megatron---GBP 20
    Siege Spinister---GBP 25
    Siege Apeface--GBP 25
    Earthrise Snapdragon---GBP 25

    3P

    The following are boxed

    Fanstoys Breakdown---GBP 90. Has various paint chips due to the transformation. Last of the set so doesn't fit with anything
    Cangtoys Ferocious---GBP 90. Very nice fig but not for me. Good start to the set.

    Shout if anything catches your eye!
     
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  9. Loosecannon

    Loosecannon Cos I know I'm right...

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    Yup, for MOTU those are definitely low energy.
     
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  11. MyTea Boc

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

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    The way I remember it, they had some cake, sang a song, said their prayers and went to bed early.
     
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  12. Shepard Prime

    Shepard Prime 1st Cybertronian Spectre of the Galactic Council

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    That's up there with Casey Kassem's infamous on-air rant. Lol! Good find.
     
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    Apollux Turbomaster

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    Thanks, I wasn't sure if they just meant in the US. Ok well either way it looks like no new bots til 2022 for me.

    Been a bit of a weird one trying to buy TF's the last year and a half. Hope things settle down a bit more next year. :) 

    Holy Enabling Enablement Batman!

    @Siege Fan I hope you're right about the Phantom, I was happy with my DoE version but now I've seen the striped undies variant I have a mighty need.
     
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  14. robotmel

    robotmel *All must transform*

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    Any excuse to post this again! :cool: :D :p ;) 
     
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  15. Astro-Furby

    Astro-Furby Life is strange

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    ok so at least its not just mine
     
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  16. DaftRaider

    DaftRaider Sir Not-a-Decepticon

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    The game is surprisingly very good, unlike Square Enix's last Marvel offering, 'The Avengers', which I never played and from everything I've heard I was totally justified in not wasting money on.

    The story, characters, and certain parts of the plot are an amalgamation of the Abnett & Lanning run of the comics that introduced the modern Guardians, and the MCU versions of the characters that most of the mainstream audience probably know them best from. Like, Peter Quill is a lot more of a hero and a leader like his comics characterisation, but he has the visual look and obsession with 80's pop culture from the MCU. It's a nice balance.

    The best part of the game is the soundtrack. There's a mechanic in the game that replaces the background music of a fight with a random track from Quill's 80's mixtape until the end of the fight, and earlier today I was in a hectic firefight with Rick Astley blasting 'Never Gonna Give You Up' in the background :D 

    In fact, this is also part of the game's licensed soundtrack :lol 
     
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  17. robotmel

    robotmel *All must transform*

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    "Brains!"
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  18. DaftRaider

    DaftRaider Sir Not-a-Decepticon

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    I don't know... the smirk makes it seem like he's saying something more like;

    "Brains... amirite?"

    *laugh track*

    :D 
     
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  19. f0cus

    f0cus You can call me Sir

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    Thanks for looking out for me, bro
     
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  20. Imperator

    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Handle your smol rung with care, as they can be quite feral.
     
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  21. MyTea Boc

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

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    Good to hear!

    FYI folks, I've lumped some items onto my ebay page to help cover an unexpected hole in the finances - if anyone cares to take a look.

    Items for sale by boc2009 | eBay

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    More to be added as the days go on...
     
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