Why do we not have a TR/Legends Galvatron Upgrade yet?

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  1. shamanking282

    shamanking282 Well-Known Member

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    Seriously, Voyager Galvatron was a very flawed figure, and there are a few custom solutions, plus some Shapeways helmets, but those don't do enough for me. Do you think we will ever get a factory produced replacement for this guy? I'd like for the head to be de-headmastered and integrated into the transformation. No partsforming. Plus, an arm adaptor for the cannon would be nice, but I'm pretty ok with the shapeways solutions for that.
     
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  2. Inikalord

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    Considering that his design has to allow it for the cannon and that he partsformed in the show, I don't see how it could work.

    Agreed on removing the Headmaster gimmick though.

    If Wei Jiang decided to OS it, I'd maybe buy him. He should have been a leader figure from the start. Though, it'd be interesting to see him OS into MP-10 or MPP-10 height.
     
  3. shamanking282

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    I should clarify, no partsforming for the head. The cannon I understand. That's actually impossible by design.
     
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    Nothing yet but I'd be interested in one.
     
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    Thrusters and wings for the jetmode.
    New shoulderpylons.
    Non-headmaster head.
    Arm connector for the cannon.
    Could make a pretty decent upgrade kit with all that.
     
  7. Crom

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    Just pay the difference and get one of the better-made third-party versions...
     
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  8. Mecheon

    Mecheon Grumpy Dinosaur Nerd

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    Are they better? I mean the only one in the sizeframe that's comparable is Mania King and hell knows I prefer Galvatron due to his transformation being easy and not a nightmare. All of the other ones are MP scaled and therefore are useless.

    I mean all I'd need is a better helmet and I'd be 100% happy with TR Galv, but I have hilariously bad painting abilities so can't just Shapeways one. But I'm me and I'm completely fine with the Headmaster given its blatantly a tiny Megatron
     
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    Mania King transformation is not a nightmare at all. My only problem with him is that he's not as tall as mp10v
     
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    My point is more simply that adding upgrade kits to general retail toys is, as the saying goes: "putting lipstick on a pig".
     
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  11. Chrisola

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    You can try and polish a turd but you'll get shit on your hands.
     
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    I mean, I have both of them and I enjoy TR Galv more. He feels less fragile and less likely to have his tiny plastic bits bend
     
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    "You can't polish a turd but you can roll it in glitter."
     
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  14. Fenrys

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    Didn't mythbusters prove in one episode that you could TECHNICALLY polish a turd though?
     
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  15. peddlerofwine

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    Mania King is king of Galvatron CHUGs. His transformation isn't a nightmare.
     
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    There aren't any upgrades because the market isn't there for them like it was 3+ years ago. Upgrades ain't what 3P companies make money at anymore. Small garage outfits and 3D prints is all you get.
     
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    People want them, so yes there is a market for them. The number of items available on shapeways, plus all the combiner wars upgrade kits should be proof enough there's still a market for upgrade kits
     
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    That myth was actually busted.
     
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    Fair, couldn't remember the details of the episode :p 
     
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    All those PE kits you can get right now for CW and various TR Fort Max upgrades sort of says otherwise.
     
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