Toyworld TW-F09 Tactics Waistcoat (Freedom Leader)

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

  1. Hadlen_Weltall

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    *Shrug* I'm just saying, we're getting silver as a primary color for his robot mode, so there's got to be some bit of 'give' with each decision. maybe we're all just seeing the light bounce off the stripe in their sample pictures it just 'looks' white, but is more of a bright/flat silver.. until it comes out, enjoy the white stripes.

    Dave Willis already made the joke so its worth repeating:

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    He's not wrong. For all of his high marks, and minor flaws, Freedom Leader is the MP10 of Third Party Bumblebee Primes.
     
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  2. Shizuka

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    Seeing how nice Trans-Craft Bumblebee is I may wait and see how they do.
     
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    I think of this a lot.... A LOT. But then, I see the TW pictures and his beauty traps me again XD. The fact is about scales, I want to know the scales of the Bees. I think TC Bee will be like a MPM or less, not oversized. I preffer oversized MPM, the details are glorious.
     
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    Yeap thats the smart thing to do
     
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    Trans-craft bees is 17cm as stated on their post 1st page. I agree with you it would probably be too small put together with TW Prime.


    【商品訊息】TC-02兵蜂官圖發佈,人型高17CM,符合MPM比例,膝蓋有聯動關節,舊化塗裝。
     
  6. Rijie78

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    I'm sticking with this one, especially as I feel we're most of the way down the road on it, and I've put down the basic deposit on TC Bumblebee. So assuming those things come to pass and then TC produces a better Prime than TW, it's not going to be too much of a faff to sell the one to fund the other.

    It's the Blitzwing-sized silence that roars the loudest. Craftwhatevertheyrecalled's BlitzScream is promising, but it's not Starscream I'm waiting on. Evidently we have to wait thru a number of 3P Primes & Bumblebees first.
     
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    Yes! thank you, I know, on showZ is listed on 18cm. I will wait the better Bee for the TW Prime.
     
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    There's Zeta's Blitzwing announced but to me he's worse than their Bee.
     
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    TW Prime is about 11 and a half inches IIRC. TC BB is about 6 and three quarter inches. Sounds reasonable for a bot that turns into a large truck and a bot that turns into an original Beetle - the movie's own scale may not like it, but IRL I don't think those toys will look too out of sorts together.
     
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    RoboW4rrior298 Oh $#!* what are we gonna do now?

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    That’s the patient thing to do :rolleyes: 
     
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    Anyone planning on painting the white stripe on the truck silver? I am, but I'm puzzled as to why they did that.
     
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    is there a thread for their prime or their bumblebee? can't seem to find it.
     
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    I’m planning on trying to remove all the dirty stuff from the truck mode too. My theory on the white stripe (that’s half brown anyways due to the dirt) is that some people really REALLY want this to be as close to G1 as possible.
     
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    The more likely reason is his bot mode uses a white stripe instead of a silver one in the movie, so TW just put that on the truck mode to.
     
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    What? No they didn't. We're talking about the stripe that shows up on his shoulders, right? It's definitely silver. It's almost white on his truck mode, though - it's a very light silver that you could mistake for white except for in a few areas that don't get washed out by light as much.
     
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    It’s very much not silver like his bot mode details. Pretty distinct as white. Whether it’s a whitish silver doesn’t matter, it’s still distinctly more white.
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    It wasn't even white in the toon:
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    "White striping" has never been a thing for G1 AFAIK.

    Both---his shoulder-stripes seem to be white (which IMHO, may actually be correct for bot mode, as they don't correspond to anywhere in truck mode, and they do look pretty white in the CGI), but the main issue is the truck-mode stripes, which should be silver, whether you're going by G1 or the Bumblebee movie.
     
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    I just pulled up the video from the movie and they're definitely silver. I'd say they're being blown out by the lighting in that shot you posted.
     
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    TransCraft-ToyWorldTroller in t-minus 1.5 months.