Transformers that disappointed you

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Scarlet knight, Dec 19, 2019.

  1. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2018
    Posts:
    17,495
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Location:
    Orlando, Florida (Kissimmee)
    Likes:
    +38,640
    It's self explanatory
     
  2. Kamen Ranger Bat

    Kamen Ranger Bat That's what you say when someone kicks the...

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2018
    Posts:
    4,867
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    Praxus
    Likes:
    +9,204
    Google+:
    YouTube:
    2001rid side burn and prowl
     
  3. Dachande

    Dachande Very Hank. Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2008
    Posts:
    37,031
    News Credits:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Location:
    South Central PA
    Likes:
    +86,905
    I'm going to go with two.

    Studio Series Grimlock.
    I was pretty excited for it when it was first shown, but in hand it was horrible. Parts falling off, a compromised dino mode and a perma-club. He spent all of 7-seconds in bot mode and they made that the priority for the toy. That disappointed me to no end.

    Studio Series RotF Megatron.
    My favorite movie Megatron design ruined by pieces falling off out of the box, and a lackluster paintjob. I really wanted to like it, but couldn't.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  4. optimusbee

    optimusbee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2011
    Posts:
    1,770
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +4,024
    Age of Extinction as a whole.
     
    • Like Like x 5
  5. rikaldomario

    rikaldomario Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 16, 2017
    Posts:
    1,690
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +5,261
    The LG Big Powered set and God Bomber. For the praise Takara gets, those were not engeneered as good as I expected. My copies of Dai Atlas (the main event of his set) and God Ginrai were floppy messes that make beautiful display pieces but mediocre action figures.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  6. shadowbug

    shadowbug Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2015
    Posts:
    692
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +1,207
    I would say I have a love/hate relationship with all of the combiners; weak joints, hfg's with no poseability and a single 5mm connector plug, badly implemented ratchets that prevents standing straight. I feel like every time I want to pose one I need 4 hands.

    ...but they are a bunch of dudes that form one big dude...who doesn't love that?!?
     
    • Like Like x 8
  7. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2017
    Posts:
    3,413
    News Credits:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +20,755
    Instagram:
    Tlk voyager optimus standard release version. Cw optimus
     
    • Like Like x 1
  8. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2008
    Posts:
    2,383
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +10,680
    Bumblebee.

    He could have grown up to be a doctor, if he applied himself. Or settled down with a nice young girl. I want grandbabbies before I die!
     
    • Like Like x 12
  9. hthrun

    hthrun Show accuracy's overrated

    Joined:
    Mar 11, 2011
    Posts:
    7,744
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +4,497
    Ebay:
    Yeah, I took a collecting break after them. I'm now collecting MPM scale toys.
    MPM4 was really disappointing with his qc issues. LT2 really fixed him up, though.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  10. optimusbee

    optimusbee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2011
    Posts:
    1,770
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +4,024
    I remember I was so excited for it but after looking back a few years later, I was so disappointed and I wish I would've taken a break too and never wasted my money on toys that have received much better updates since then.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. pokemonsdoom

    pokemonsdoom Got bored and changed it back.

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2009
    Posts:
    8,791
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    The Monster Planet: Unicron
    Likes:
    +20,034
    Ebay:
    DOTM Human alliance Drag Strip
    [​IMG]
    so much hype from me when i saw it in the store and i got the worst figure of my life, shield mode is a joke, poseability sucks and transformation is even less fun than Universe Galvatron
     
    • Like Like x 3
  12. ObakaChanTachi

    ObakaChanTachi Requirem for a dream

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2018
    Posts:
    5,295
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    237
    Likes:
    +19,095
    1. AoE Crosshairs: totally inaccurate alt-mode, badly painted, missing so many crucial paint apps, and I bought the Takara version!
    2. Studio Series Bonecrusher: too short and too small
     
    • Like Like x 3
  13. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    20,178
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Location:
    Seattle
    Likes:
    +7,150
    Siege Shockwave recently.
    i KNEW he was going to be small. I just wasn't truly prepared for how small. Got him for $29 and felt like i overpaid.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  14. Seth Sunthay

    Seth Sunthay ElusoryMonk

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2016
    Posts:
    13,068
    News Credits:
    31
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +28,228
    Facebook:
    Google+:
    YouTube:
    Definitely MPM4, honestly, the broken truck mode it's not even that bad.
    The whole figure seems like a rushed attempt at trying to recreate what sometime was one of the best Optimus figures.
    The fact that he could barely improve the leader even 10 years later.
    Don't get me wrong, HE'S NOT BAD, as a figure it has nice articulation, balance, strong plastic, he's tons o fun too, but we need a better one.
    MPM4 Optimus - Robot Comp.JPG
     
    • Like Like x 3
  15. lordcryotek

    lordcryotek Following proto

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2003
    Posts:
    6,763
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Location:
    Homeherenow
    Likes:
    +18,113
    TR Blitzwing and Octane. Octane has a lot of issues tabbing and could barely hold his own weapon without his arm drooping. On top of that, he had terrible stickers that peeled right out of the box. Blitzwing was a good design ruined by stickers and lack of paint. I really love triple changers, so they were especially disappointing. Currently, they're in storage.
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2019
    • Like Like x 2
  16. 8bitboy

    8bitboy Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2013
    Posts:
    2,849
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Location:
    Antigua and Barbuda!
    Likes:
    +3,389
    Easily, TFP Go! Smokescreen. Transformation was a pain. It didn't matter how many.round trips. I was excited when I found this Japanese accurate version. Bought him for his high price too! Man, I was so disappointed. I gave him away instantly.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. transmasterc

    transmasterc Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2011
    Posts:
    6,308
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +3,141
    yeah the Dinobots for sure.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. pokemonsdoom

    pokemonsdoom Got bored and changed it back.

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2009
    Posts:
    8,791
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    The Monster Planet: Unicron
    Likes:
    +20,034
    Ebay:
    I liked the dinobots
     
    • Like Like x 1
  19. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2018
    Posts:
    17,495
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    302
    Location:
    Orlando, Florida (Kissimmee)
    Likes:
    +38,640
    i liked the Dinobots i have the TLK versions but i think that Strafe and Slag (not Slug) look better in AOE Colors
     
    • Like Like x 1
  20. Jhund

    Jhund Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2017
    Posts:
    3,413
    News Credits:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +20,755
    Instagram:
    E63BFF25-179F-4B28-BC86-3BEBBA4D2BE8.jpeg UT challenger 1.0 , between the floppy ass excuse of a feet/toe joint/grill-sole that launched it off my shelf, loose left shoulder connection tab.
    Those becareful or you might snap off the smokestacks because we over-sprayed it , becareful because the shield tab is too tight and you might snap it off detaching it from the arm once placed in.

    That new head that came with their nemesis repaints and their upcoming dragoon that’s significantly an improvement over the old/current head we’ve got over here “when te just made you pay shipping for their new head” . Not to mention that v1.5 and eventual v2.0 of it without a care for early adopters of v1.0 of it .

    Kinda just burned me off UT and knight prime as a whole ... well for now , I’ll stick to ss if they ever get to it
     
    Last edited: Dec 20, 2019
    • Like Like x 1