X-Transbots Klaatu (MP Cosmos)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. MacrossA

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    The metallic and the original are basically the same base color... It's just matching in the yellows
     
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    If the original were more readily available I'd get that one. The metallic version wouldn't look terribly out of place with the rest of the collection, I gather?
     
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    It looks better... In comparison videos it's hard to tell.
     
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    I think the metallic one seems more evocative of the G1 toy than the original Klaatu, actually.

    I might be in the minority here, but I wish XTB also did a clear version at this scale aside from the Blue one. Even die-cast-free, I'd like one in my collection. The clear NA Max is cute, but tiny, and overpriced compared to what Klaatu goes for.
     
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    Metallic Klaatu looks fantastic and fits just fine with a toon style collection.
     
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    Metallic is still a good choice.
     
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    No! Metallic superior! Klatu metallic was one of my favorite figures i bought in 2020! I can’t imagine if it wasn’t metallic.
     
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    When it comes to the Metallic and blue versions
    -does the tractor beam still have issues pegging into the underside of the alt mode?
    -does the tractor beam still develop stress cracks on it's own over time?

    I know these were problems with the standard version.
     
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    Mine didn't, I have the metallic version. But I can see it happening over time as its a pretty tight fit. If you're thinking about buying klatu then I would advise you do while you can. He's a lovely little guy.
     
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    I still like this little guy a lot and would buy whatever version of him again over the other 3P Cosmos figures. (Actually I really can't spot the difference between metallic and non metallic deco on him.)
     
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    I'm not the biggest MP collector, but I'm hard pressed to think how TT could top this guy if they tried.
     
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    I have the original standard green version. The tractor beam pegging problem a major annoyance. Other than that the figure is great. I haven't checked the tractor beam in over a year so who knows if it started developing cracks on its own like so many others have.
    I'll eventually get the blue version and possibly the metallic.
     
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    I also have the metallic version and he looks really great on the shelf. I'll snap some pics and post soon. I'm currently reorganizing my shelves and displays
     
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    Thank you, gents. Considering how many third-party figures feature metallic paint, it shouldn't be that big of an issue, just wanted to get some feedback.
     
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    Here is how it is done:
     
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    TFSAFARI has these 2 on sale right now, shipping included. (Baba's price I believe is without shipping, and more expensive for me).
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    For example, on baba's website it's almost $71 to Canada. While Tfsafari is $47 including shipping.
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    BTW, I read on Baidu, this on-sale is real product from Xtransbots' old stock, not some rouge business partner's products.
     
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  20. Radioguy

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    Don't even think about it. Just do it. He's great.
     
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