The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. Xaran Alamas

    Xaran Alamas Well-Known Member

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    He's one of my faves too :thumb 

    LEGO superior, Mega Construx inferior!:D ;) :p 

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    Speaking of inferior...

    Opened up my HLJ order Siegeflix Magnus is good. Cool Deco but wouldnt have got him if not for my headcanon/further custom plans as I'm happy with Siege Magnus as my UM but this guy shall serve well as the Terrorbot Crypt Commander ;) 

    TAV Overload on the other hand... is a wonderful example of why I should research figures first... I had no idea he was a basically unposable brick! :mad:  The only parts of his robot mode with any possibility are his shoulders which are on balljoints but even they are transformation joints as far as I can tell! His other joints seem to be entirely for transformation and to be honest his tank mode isn't anything to write home about either...

    So yeah, I think I'll be chucking him up on eBay soon unless any of you want him? I think he works out at about £15 that I paid so it'd be that plus postage.
    Probably the biggest disappointment I've had buying a TF :( 
     
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    I’ll be honest with you, I have no idea of their value these days. They are just stuck in storage so might be better going to someone that’ll appreciate them.
     
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    That might make him more posable than Armada Overload though.
    My biggest disappointment was Prime Breakdown, all the hype for the figure and I paid for one from the US and it’s a floppy mess that can’t stand or pose….
     
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    Oh, and forgot to say, by getting the Takara version of Siegeflix Magnus, I was spared the black 'compound' :lol 

    That good eh? Then again isn't he a glorified battlesuit for Optimus?

    And sorry to hear about your Breakdown experience:( 

    That's fair. Though he does have big engines and I did recently find out there's a type of Russian bomber which actually needs rocket boosters to take off as it can't generate sufficient lift to take off before running out of runway because it's so heavy. As for Jetfire, being a alien sci fi space plane he may have some form of anti gravity engine supplementing his lifting surfaces?
     
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    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    Holy flurking Schmitt I need that! Just done a series 1 rewatch and was wooshing my singular Eagle1 about with joyous abandon - and now it seems like yet another pricey way to empty both barrels of the bank account has arrived to answer all my 6 yr-old desires........

    And ordered. Plus a couple of singles of the other Eagles. Love me some Space1999/century 21/ GA stuff.

    Of course with the size of this I'm going to have to put it on the flat roof, there's nowhere else wide enough to display it left.

    @bcm77 - you and me both on Dusty, plus I need my man Stalker so I'm happy with that line up. Just don't make them bloody Target exclusives.

    Amazon Slammer is now back to "8th Nov - 15th December" again on my Orders List. I can see how this is going to go.....
     
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    One of my favourite figures as well:
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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

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    Oh and happy diwali to those who celebrate it :D 
     
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    CZ Hazard Toy Connections

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    Jujiang Jet Commander (OSKO CW Superion).
     
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    RoboW4rrior298 Maximum blast!

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    Fucking want. I’m hoping I can come across one at Birmingham comic con but I do see how unlikely that is :( 
     
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    motorthing Just the Toys Ma'am

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    But look at the extra heads/accessories they come with........Mattel know full well nobody gave a shit about these particular iterations, but would still buy them for the extras that can all be used on the Wave 1 bodies to give us the He-Man and Skeletor collectors wanted in the first place. They are practically accessory-packs.
     
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    Totally agree, but if these even go to Smyths they'll be a tenner in no time :D 
     
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    Not many places left have Siege Jetfire.

    Smyths in Nottingham have x5. Selling for £79.99. Are you anywhere near there?

    Perhaps see if any members live closer to Nottingham Smyths who might be able to collect and you arrange to get delivered to you?

    The figure is sturdy and as others have said the transformation is relatively easy and both modes have great presence. I think you have missed out on the really cheap price for Jetfire. If you get one from Smyths I still think you could hold on to and sell for a profit later on.
     
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    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    I just bought one off Mr Napalm and can’t wait to open him.
     
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    Jujiang did a great job oversizing CW/UW Superion. Works really well with WFC Siege/ER etc...

    I snapped one of the team in bot mode next to WFC ER Thrust and Skywarp. Silverbolt will tower over them all:

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    You will have fun transforming each of the team between bot and alt modes and then into combiner.
     
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    Imperator Be like Optimus, wear a mask.

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    Dunno if we have any Diwali-fans in the thread (or Hindus as they prefer to be known), but happy Diwali anyway.

    We had some absolutely first rate samosas, bhajis and sweets brought in at work today, a rare treat as the school is hardly what you'd call culturally diverse.
     
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    MyTea Boc Cannot rest until we have a bus-former.

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    Takara Fort max there folks .... Co opted by my spawn for the paw patrol and being blistered in her Dino stickers.

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    Thank Primus they are removable
     
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