The UK Toy Discussion

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

  1. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Red Alert and then I'm 'upgrading' Inferno and Grapple to MP status with this:

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    There's the head guard, gun hand and articulated hand with it too.....and a ladder for Inferno.
     
  2. Master Blaster

    Master Blaster Banned

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    Man that kit really is shaping up nicely....I'm wondering whether I should just hold onto Grapple for a while, see how he looks with the MP carbots....lol
     
  3. we_are_forest

    we_are_forest I blame Powerglide

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    Is that the HFTD Grapple? I regret not picking him up when he was in Home Bargains. At first glance whilst in the box he looked rather hollow.
     
  4. siccoyote

    siccoyote Worst side of the fandom

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    I've just been playing with some of my recent acquisitions

    Predaking is spiky all over, ouch.

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    Havoc Well-Known Member

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    I got one if your interested? MIB.
     
  6. Master Blaster

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    Grapple's as sold as his mold-mate Inferno. Only thing I don't like is that he lacks the forearm armour swivel Inferno has, but I guess it's to help differentiate the two. Also his hands suck, but if you're going MP upgrade route that's a non-issue.


    Think I might retract mine from ebay tonight. Only one person watching anyway, might as well keep him for meself!
     
  7. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    That's Universe (or Henkei....not sure) Inferno but the kit works on the RTS Grapple too.
     
  8. incapable hulk

    incapable hulk I am the Liquor

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    I realy like CHUG Grapple and Inferno. Its a neat mold, and has a really good look to it imo.

    The only thing I wish they'd done to it, is made it so the crane arm and water cannon could detatch and be mounted on the back.

    I know its possible via modding, but you shouldnt have to really.
     
  9. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong.

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    I just wish they were a cm or two smaller so Grapple could fit in my display. Only headroom for deluxes and smaller voyagers. Classics Jetfires head barely clears with no helmet and slightly spread legs.
     
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    wasp819 L-I-V-I-N

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    Yep, i think there awesome,
    Judging from just pics i was gutted they were small as i thought the masterpiece cassettes in bot/beast mode should be bigger,
    But after seeing the video review Im now happy with them,
    I guess ravaged is gonna be small as he's based off of a jaguar and should evoke the size more appropriately,
    I think rumb/frenz is twice the height of mp10's spike figure, which kind of seems right.

    Smokescreen was my first ever figure back in September 85 from woolies,
    I remember the week before they had prowl, jazz and stuff, but had to wait till pocket money funds were are 7.99
    So a week later all that was left was smokscreen,
    He holds that special place as my first and its gonna be hard not to buy him, and even harder when pics of him in glorious colour are shown,
    But must stay strong with season one only,
    Which is why Im favouring prowl and streak,
    Prowl is available for pre-order on kapow,
     
  11. Master Blaster

    Master Blaster Banned

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    I just found flaps on the back of MP10's elbows for alt mode, a part of the transformation I had completely missed. I like discovering tidbits like this! All part of the fun of not using instructions.
     
  12. TigerBlade

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    Anyone in the market for an Alternator Trailbreaker?

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    Sweeny Electric Monk

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    Vicariously living it out through others, whilst encouraging them to buy - yep definitely the devil ;)  Still once you've bought Perceptor and blaster and Superion, they will look lonely without the rest of S2 won't they? :) 

    Grief, just read this back. My old English teacher would have a fit.

    That looks really good, that kit is impressive.

    In other news, Quakewave arrived (thanks Andy!)

    Magnificent. It's an full-on Masterpiece. :D 
     
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    pumpkingonzo Stunticon lover!

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    Good evening TigerBlade.
    That looks great!
    Where did you get that kit from, if you don't mind me asking.
    I have read back a few pages, so I'm not trying to be a total lazy git:) 
     
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    That won't work on me ;)  In a dream world where money and space were plentiful I'd probably go S2 full on, but as is the cost, space, and logic that the characters of season 2 didn't mean much to me helps me stay focused. Besides Superion, Blaster and Perceptor of course. I loved those guys in the cartoon, so I'll make special exception for them. I've also managed to convince myself that I don't need this new generations Springer too, no matter how good he looks, as I'll be getting rid of my S3 Classics. The Aerialbots can have their shelf to stand on.

    But yeah, a bit of a devil :D  It's undeniable that they look great and I'm sure we'd all love to own the lot, but some can some can't. Much like Springer- I'll enjoy him through pictures.


    That's a garage kit radicon Wheeljack is working on with the help of destrongerlupus. It's still in the design phase right now but you can read about his progress in the thread over in radicons. Dunno when it'll be done and available for purchase yet, but I imagine probably sometime around the Summer, at a guess.

    Think I'll have to pick meself up a set for Grapple/Hauler now, it looks good enough that I wanna hold onto the guy!
     
  16. TigerBlade

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    This:

    Thread is here:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/radicons-customs/596391-inferno-grapple-masterpiece-upgrades.html

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    Thank you Master Blaster and TigerBlade for the Grapple upgrade help.
    Very kind of you, and ultra fast reply.
    Thanks again :) 
     
  19. Brum Bot

    Brum Bot You’re an idiot Starscream

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    with the anticipation on mp prowl if he is nailed on perfect, and the paint etc is on the money with the other 2, it'l be myself and I reckon many others who will fold like a house of cards for all 3 of the datsuns.The more I think about it, I'd happily do it as long as the extra money is funding either a V2 mold for megatron, or galvatron.
     
  20. Master Blaster

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    Screw those guys, gimme Sunstreaker, Wheeljack, Jazz, Mirage and Hound already! :p 

    @pumpkingonzo- no problemo bud, any time!



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