War for Cybertron: Siege Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by barry, Jul 17, 2018.

  1. YellowCorvette

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    No.... Not really. Despite looking quite similar at first glance, both of Spinister's guns aren't exactly the same in terms of sculpting or colors.

    The purple gun is a bit of a more twin gatling gun setup, while the blue one is more of your generic "laser gun" setup.

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    Heck, even their underside aren't the same.
     
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  2. YoungPrime

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    Not sure about Crankcase but I've been using CW Blastoff (jet version) as my Fulcrum ever since I got the shuttle version.
     
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  3. HunterGreen2005

    HunterGreen2005 Fra-gee-lay. It must be Italian!

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    I think they are supposed to be mock representations of G1 Spinster's two Targetmasters... Hairsplitter and Singe. Hence the differences?

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  4. YellowCorvette

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    Yeah, that's probably why both of Spinister's weapons aren't the same.
     
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    So what's this I hear about Apeface's white plastic actually being "super dense nylon"?
     
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    I was actually talking about underside so thank you so much but seeing the differences is pretty cool.
     
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  7. YellowCorvette

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    Apparently, the white "plastic" parts in Apeface aren't the standard plastic used on most current Has/Tak figures, but rather a completely different material of heavy-duty Nylon which isn't typically a material used on toy construction.

    Anyway, I have spotted and saw Apeface in-person but I still think Apeface's white "plastic" parts looks terrible; It's a bizarre decision to use material like that on Apeface while normal standard white or off-white plastic could've done the job.
     
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    The best and worst of law enforcement :lol . Also I like that shoulder configuration on Prowl more too, looks much better.
     
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  9. ziltama

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    I don't know the exact type of plastic used, but, from my limited experiences casting and dyeing plastics, I can achieve that look by skimping on the amount of white dye in clear resin.

    Edit: I meant by adding resin specific colorants to resins and not boiling in Rit dyes.
     
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    Sounds like the earliest of third party or KO material.
     
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    I was wondering if that olastic can be dyed light grey? Or is there such a thing as white dye?
     
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    I meant adding resin specific colorants in my earlier post. Should have been more specific.

    There is no such thing as white dye for clothing or for boiling plastics in. White would just be "clear" and defeat the purpose.

    Light gray can be achieved by boiling for a shorter period of time with gray or black dye.
     
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    Today I went to Target to try and find Crosshairs, Spinister or Astrotrain but was disappointed to find nothing... except for the last Rainmakers 3-pack in my store. I grabbed it faster than a hungry Sharkticon.

    DF281F2F-9068-47B6-8924-0FBFEB8C619E.jpeg I’m really happy with the way these guys look and feel. Even though they look kinda cheap, I was really happy that they feel just as sturdy as the other Seekers. 2BF43E62-5C2E-4348-885C-9001E7886AE0.jpeg BE046CF7-6A80-40C4-A59E-6C6A2D5DEC64.jpeg 58EEA345-A2FA-4189-AEB1-A9A8143E67A1.jpeg

    Starscream isn’t as convinced though D149EAD0-EE03-4587-A046-BB6EF34C82D5.jpeg
     
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    I want to thank Hasbro for the do it yourself Apeface kit. Once you finish his paint he looks fantastic...lol

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    Cybertronian alt modes.

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    Picture request: why don't we see Crosshairs pics? I haven't got him yet and all I see in the thread is Spinister.
     
  20. YellowCorvette

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    "For now on, I'm....."

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    ".... an Autobot."

    Consider that most here has probably already owned Ratchet or Ironhide, I think that there won't be much people that are interested in picking up Crosshairs. Since wave 5 has already out and there'll be some people that gets Crosshairs, just be a bit patient as someone will posts some Crosshairs pics eventually.
     
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