Transformers Legends LG50, LG51, LG52, LG53

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Young Padawan, May 30, 2017.

  1. Yaujta

    Yaujta ANUTFORAJAROFTUNA Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    My Sixshot will be arriving Wednesday.
    While I love the toy-accurate Hasbro version, the teal chest, white thighs, new head and white beast claw backs of the Takara version really stood out to me. I RARELY ever think the import is worth the effort, but this time I'm making an exception.
    This leaves me with two Sixshots- one toy and one toon. Both are awesome, and one can't have enough awesome in their life.
     
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    I prefer the Hasbro Perceptor, for the most part. However I’ll probably take the faceplate off and put it on the TT Headmaster as I prefer the TT little dude but the yellow eyes.
     
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    Also, do you enjoy the painted rims on the Takara version? That was another selling point for me.
     
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    Perceptor is too similar to the Hasbro version, and other than the head, most of the changes between the two I think I actually prefer the Hasbro version. The outstanding Ramhorn is nearly the entire selling point for me, but seeing it side by side with the Hasbro version makes the Hasbro version seem pretty good as well. That's what makes it hard to justify spending nearly triple for the TT - a couple paint apps on the Headmaster, that'll I'll likely never have off of Perceptor's body, and a slightly better Ramhorn.
     
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    Yaujta ANUTFORAJAROFTUNA Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh yeah, very much so. I painted my Hasbro version, which was super easy, but not having to do it again will be nice.
     
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    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    Welp, better late than never I guess.

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    I ordered a bunch of Takara Legends figures and I'm pleasently surprised by most of them. Misfire for example is an extensive retool of Triggerhappy that does a great job at being different enough from its base mould while also creating a quite unique vehicle mode, I have no complaints with this figure at all, one of the best moulds from TR although there's not much difference in terms of paint apps from the Hasbro version. The Targetmaster is a fine addition but is pretty much the same of Triggerhappy.

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    Doublecross is a bit more interesting thanks to his unique look and a really, REALLY inventive transformation that uses all of its parts perfectly. I think I prefer the paintjob of this figure better than Hasbro's since it has darker colours and a beautifully painted Titan Master.

    There's a problem with this figure though and that is the lack of wrist swivels, the figure is perpetually with gorilla arms which don't look well at all whenever you want it to hold any weaponThe Targetmaster is okay I guess but that's not his weapon anyway.

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    This Targetmaster was clearly designed for Legends Blurr and that's one of the reasons why it doesn't look so well on Doublecross. The problem is that now Doublecross lacks any sort of weapons and I wish that Takara would have at least included the ones from the Hasbro version which has the advantage in terms of accesories.

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    Finally comes Sixshot and yes, I do prefer this one over the Hasbro version mostly because of the lack of stickers that hurt the figure. This one also has really solid paint apps (although I miss some Decepticon symbols on his chest). The alt-modes are really good as well, this is easily the best interpretation of the character that we have to this day (including Third Parties). I wish I would have gotten the Dr. Wu upgrade mostly for the swords.

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    And here it is with his son who turned out good... although not so much since TR Quickswitch is pretty floppy, Legends Sixshot is a much more solid figure in terms of joints. Shame we will never get another version of Quickswitch that is better executed.
     
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    LOL
     
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    Finally got Sixshot & Misfire today!!!
    Wow I have a much better appreciation for this figure because of the Legends version. Still not feeling it's head & face which I swapped out with the Hasbro one(which is RARE). I'll be eventually swapping out the legs with the Hasbro one too since I feel it suits the character more.
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    The boxart is amazing! And display worthy!
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    And here's my current anime Headmasters lineup until my massive haul from BBTS arrives to fill alot of gaps here
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    Really need Sentinel Gigantic MegaZarak & Music Label Soundblaster to complete this display...
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    Oh and I'm really loving Misfire as well as Triggerhappy which I also got today. The colors are well done and THE TARGETMASTERS!!! :O Takara really nailed these well! Along with Nightstick from Mp Artfire!
    Eagerly awaiting Slugslinger which has been my most anticipated of this trio. So Henkei Cyclonus leads them for now :D 
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    Is that Lone Wolf for your Menasor? Also how is the Hasbro head for Sixshot rare? Was he that hard to find in retail?
     
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    Yes that is Bold forms Lonewolf with Mp Artfires yelling face. Just need to repaint it's face white and it's eyes red :)  and what I meant by that is it's rare that I choose a Hasbro facesculpt over a Takara version. I'm not a fan of the head & face on Takara's Sixshot and the facesculpt on Hasbro's captures the Destron Ninja Consultant alot more :)  just need Dr Wu Ninja helmet to perfect it
     
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    Hey does Headmasters Sixshot have a Decepticon insignia anywhere in the cartoon?? I've looked at screenshots and it appears he has none, really confused??? Just picked him up (late to the game I know) ... if anyone could chime in, would greatly appreciate it! Thx
     
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    Is Bold Form's Lone Wolf worth a damn? I've heard some not so nice things about it. Nothing could be worse than CW Motormaster though.
     
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    Yup I couldn't agree more. The combination of hasbro's titanmaster & dr wu's helmet is perfection.

    I have it & it looks great!
     
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    In the Headmasters anime, Sixshot has the insignia's on its wings which the Legends one captures :) 

    absolutely! best looking Menasor out there! sure its not perfect and a bit fiddly, but DAMN it makes a beautiful Menasor :)  the CW/UW Motormaster/Menasor looks atrocious to me so BF Lonewolf it is! :) 
     
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    Thx so much for the feedback ... hey random ass q, but do you happen to know when Fort Max used that big cannon that PE sells as an add-on ... wasn’t sure if that was a G1 toy thing, or a Rebirth thing or a Headmasters thing ... thx