Toyworld TW-F09 Freedom Leader

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Desertwindhounds, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. octobotimus

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    Eeeeeeeh..... not really hidden, people seem to get lost by the wonder that there’s no feet, that they forget to notice the entire leg is just there, untransformed.
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    Yes but is pretty better hidden than TW. :p 
     
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    The overall legs are much better hidden on Toyworld's. Only the feet are left behind, and its clear people can't see past them.
     
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    I don't like the truck with feet, sincerely. TW has a great looking bot mode, but truck mode isn't shiny like the movie and poor accurate. But ah... the bot mode... is pure love.
     
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    I almost want to believe that the thigh plates fold up and become a chain rack on the back of his truck cab. But it's not the first Optimus that's rear wheels are robot legs.
     
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    One thing that I'm not sure is coming across in the pictures so far is whether there is any gloss at all in the red, silver and blue paint on this. I don't like the heavily rusty, weathered deco, and the truck mode particularly suffers for it, but I'm willing to look past it because the figure looks so good. If the red and blue areas are completely matted and dirty with no shine then that would be a real turn off for me.
     
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    I'm in the same situation. I paid the full balance but the truck mode is a total mess for me. Dirty, rusty, heavy weathered, not shiny, weird truck with feet, too panelized... But the bot mode is very very good. I prefer balanced aesthetics in both modes. I think there isn't figure that nailed it yet in both forms.
     
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    It's so weird I guess that to me and for me, the FS version fits the first portion I quote AND DOES nail it in both forms. ;) 
     
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    I don't know man, FS's chest is just weirdly blocky and visually inferior to TW's imo. Still, curious about the price.
     
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    Baba is THE trusted seller on Ebay.
     
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    Baba is the best. He gets product early, ships quickly with good packaging, provides good product support when needed, been buying from him through eBay for years now without issue. In fact I've just received several packages from Baba over the past several days and still have five more orders from him on the way.

    Just got these four from Baba this week (ToyWorld Hornet is off the hook btw):

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    21 THOUSAND positive reviews can't be wrong I would think.
     
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    None of them quite get the chest right...
    Originally posted by @Cheem The Rup
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    Notice the CGI model has dark BLUE windows.
    I think I'm open to the FS design with mods. Not fond of TW's short waist, he's practically all wide chest..
    the proportions are off despite the good color
     
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    I still think Toyworld is the best looking of the bunch, excluding 3A for obvious reasons. If it wasn't for all the extra fluff that's jacking up its price I think it would be the most attractive package, even with the drama that people have about the feet in alt mode.
     
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    Oh no doubt, the TW is a stunning piece. I am however tho, Warming up to the FS version. I think I need to see more pics, the ones taken so far don't do it justice.
     
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    Personally, I think Toyworld's improves on the cgi model. Broader chest and narrower thighs makes him look more like Optimus.
     
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    IDK if I particularly like that aesthetic on that style of body.
    While it works better on TE01 than that of MP44, the wider chest makes him look more toon accurate to a degree depending on the scene, but fits other interpretations that have also been presented, and quite fits the 86' movie well.
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    In this instance, I like the idea of the skinnier body, it makes Prime seem young and more agile then buff and seasoned.
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    shorter head..a lot of these 3rd party figs and even 3A made his head way too tall in some cases.
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    Overall, yes I love TW's but I am just saying, I am warming to the FS.. Doesn't mean I prefer that one over this. I just don't know I necessarily want to go with TW, when the FS could be in a prefinal stage, which could make it even better with refining. Or maybe another 3rd party Like Possibly Transcraft, perhaps..
    I'm in wait and see mode at this point is all I'm saying.
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    I just want who ever is going to make the best Transformable BumbleBee Movie Optimus Prime there is.
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    Thanks. I will order. Due to bad experience, anything coming China I can't trust but it helps when someone vouch for it.
     
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  20. Shmoptimus Prime

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    It's like they took an already heavily G1-influenced design and decided it wasn't blocky and rigid enough. I don't like it at all. Some of the details are nice but TW has that too.
    Off the hook for what? Murder?
     
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