Unique Toys Y-01 Provider (Octane)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ORIO, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. xueyue2

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    I just got the re-issue Provider, and transformed it for the 1st time...actually it comes with a new face? At least not the one shows up on all other pics. Personally I still like the old face more.

    And the size matches perfectly with TW evila star (Astrotrain) ... probably means both a little bit short for MP collection. I think they are the same height as MP Seekers.
     
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    The UT Sworder (Sandstorm) re-run is also up for pre-order, so a good chance to grab what might be only MP Sandstorm we'll ever see!
     
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    Where?
     
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  5. xueyue2

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    I have UT sworder from BBTS sale before, I think it's a OK figure, might be the same height as UT Provider/TW Evila Star.
     
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    qemuel It's a trick. Get an axe.

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    Currently up for preorder at BBTS if anyone is interested. :thumb 
     
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    At the actual price,lower than $100 is very tempting.In bot mode is different from how I see him in the show, but there are few versions of him on this scale,this version remains a good bot and truck mode has a very beautiful cab and can accept little tanker behind.
    I'll keep him especially in truck mode, hope that toy is strong enough so I can transform him rather often.
     
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  10. qemuel

    qemuel It's a trick. Get an axe.

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    No it's not, they currently have 18 standard versions still available for preorder. TCP still has it up for preorder as well. HOWEVER, cannot argue with the ShowZStore price! :D 
     
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    So nearly eight years after its release, how is Provider holding up? Has he stood the test of time or do you find him to be pretty dated nowadays?

    I'm considering the reissue so would love to know, thanks.
     
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    He remains a well built figure, but next to modern Masterpieces he looks dated.
     
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    The train bots go well with the MP. This guy holds up really good still
     
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    Second this.
    He's also pretty small looking compared to the other triple changers we have.
    I still think he's the best we have (had the xtb briefly and thought it was garbage) for now. Hoping FT will give him the astro train treatment.
     
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    The song comes to mind when I think of Provider. Not sure why. It just does.
     
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    So, the update nobody was waiting for: I just received Provider and am thrilled with him. Thanks to those who shared their view up there ^^^

    He's pretty solid and some aspects of the engineering are genuinely quite innovative. He's the right size too as i already have a 3P legends Octane.

    I always liked Octane because they gave his character a bit more depth (in the cartoon at least, not so much the UK comic), so his character arc stood out.

    So yeah. We're getting on really well and looking at buying a cottage together in the country soon.
     
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    qemuel It's a trick. Get an axe.

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    I still need to pick up this guy. I have the Toyhax sticker set ready and everything! :D 

    Glad to hear you're digging him! Who/where did you make the purchase from?
     
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    I'll be interested to see how the Toyhax set works out - i have it in my cart too but wanted to get him in hand first. I'm usually preferring the 'toy look' but am quite liking how clean he looks so am undecided.

    I got him on AliExpress - ordered 30 Dec, arrived (UK) on 10 Jan. Not bad!
     
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    Told ya. Enjoy.
     
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    Now I just need to nab myself a Sworder for him to be mates with.

    *Googles for ten seconds*

    Ah well, maybe not then.