Voltron Toys Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Shin Densetsu, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. fschuler

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    The blue copter appearing farther out than the red one is just an optical illusion caused by the blue copter body being narrower. The outside white pegs on each chopper are both the exact same distance from Voltron’s body.
     
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  2. Predakwon

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    Thx, looking at that again makes sense. It was a minor gripe anyway.

    I can't believe how gorgeous this thing is.

    I think maybe another "O" face like Golion had would have been cool.
     
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    I agree that it does throw things off. And I also agree that this guy is awesome. It really just feels to me like a diecast articulated version of the OG Matchbox toy...which is what I’ve always wanted.
     
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    Very impressive - I can't believe how sturdy GX-88 is once assembled!

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  5. gummi

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    Received mine from eKnight earlier today, and just finished getting him combined and displayed on the shelf. I'm really impressed with this figure. The engineering that went into it blows my mind, and I'm very surprised how sturdy it is considering how many pieces are involved. I was on the fence about buying this one because unlike Voltron: Defender of the Universe, I've never actually seen the Armored Fleet Dairugger cartoon, but now that he's in hand I'm really glad I got it. On a side note, I received my replacement green lion from Bluefin today as well. Good day all around.

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    This may be my personal figure of the year.

    All of you take such great pictures!

    BTW, BBTS has Dairugger in stock but they increased the price of Standard Condition to $399.99. That's $60 more than before. Remember that some states will require sales tax, too but if anyone needs one and is willing to pay that cost, here is one option:
    Armored Fleet Dairugger XV Soul of Chogokin GX-88 Dairugger XV
     
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    Did a thing for my OCD. Got all the colors matched up, red on the left and yellow/blue on the right
     
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    I’m sure you know this already, but you can extend Lion Voltron’s waist. Make him stand better toe to toe wit VV.
     
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    Yeah, I've tried it both ways, but I always go back to the compressed waist. Looks more accurate to the cartoon.
     
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    I just ordered this. But how the hell am I going to hide him from my wife. She knows exactly how much it costs too. I'm so dead lol
     
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    Do you think she’d notice it? I showed my GX-88 to my wife tonight...she was unimpressed...all she said was, “Didn’t you already have that one? It looks just like all the rest...”.
     
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    I guess no forming Voltron with her tonight.
     
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    No worries...I took care of business all by myself...
     
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    always have a gift ready for her to soften your blow, then it doesnt look like your being selfish and unthoughtful.....so glad i'm past that stage of my relationship
     
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    She knows every single one of my figures. New and old. She'll often go online and check their prices lol. For me to get out of this predicament is to get her something of equal or greater value. Plus I got a beast wars Megatron coming in a couple of days! I'm so dead. It's my birthday next week. So maybe she'll let me slide. Then 2 weeks later, it's her birthday. Hahahaha I should of thought this over.
     
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    Best Case Scenario: You throw yourself at the mercy of the court and ask for forgiveness. If you do it early enough you can get out with Voltron and your life.

    Worst Case Scenario: You hide it hoping she won't notice it. Then lie and say you always had it.

    End of Line: You die, but at least you know you owned Voltron before you died.
     
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    Anyone order the Dairugger from Toy-Ninja? I feel like I should've heard something from them by now about this release.
     
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    Might wanna reach out to them asap.
     
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    Got my Dairugger yesterday. I opened that sucker up and immediately combined him. Was very easy and the resulting robot is solid, polar opposite of Getter Emperor. What an absolute unit!
     
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    Must be nice to have the time to put him together. I have had mine for a few days, he and GX-71 have been sitting on the shelf, in boxes awaiting release from their cardboard prisons. I will say this, the box art/packaging is nicely done for both. I don't want to just put them together and walk away. I want to take my time, relish in the moment of ownership, removal from packaging, marveling over the craftsmanship of each component paint, detail and quality of construction, and then combine them in their various configurations and finally the ultimate state of enjoyment, "Combined Mode"! That was a little over the top, but you all get the gist of what I am saying:D .
     
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