X-Transbots Springer

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Qingtianzhu, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. Grifter Prime

    Grifter Prime Ancient fan and 3P graphic designer and researcher

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    Keith and I have been talking on and off about QC and ESPECIALLY after what happened at the other factory earlier this year, he is REALLY paying attention to it. Here's hoping!
     
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  2. ghostfossil

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    Well, maybe you love the depth of grilles over everything else. In bot mode, Xtb beats FT's huge/super long shoulder pad, gigantic forearm,crazy size chest and the ugly bulky calf.
     
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  3. DrCalligari

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    I'm very happy to hear that my man. And thanks for the hard work on the colors. It's a damn near impossible job and it looks like you nailed it.
     
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    Well, only in terms of the grill having actual depth instead of imaginary depth. The shape of the chest itself and the lack of a rectangular seam is more accurate on Virtus.
     
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  5. Fortynickel

    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    Is that what it is now? Or maybe most people on this side have goodwill in general towards Transformers companies because they’re fans and just want to best figures to adorn their shelves. I appreciate that we have a multitude of great options for Springer.

    If I were you, I would stop this FT vs. XTB talk and just enjoy a cool interpretation of a character being shown rather than pine for some unneeded toxicity. Because as we have all seen, it can get real ugly, real quick.
     
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    Im going after Robor Hero Airwolf. Robot mode looks a lot cleaner to me and the price is amazing
     
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  7. King Nergil

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    I know. I just want to know if they changed something.
     
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  8. franpincho

    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    BEST looking MP Springer made to date.

    smokes the Lego looking FT one.
     
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    He's getting ready to give you an examination :p 
     
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    Fortunately u r not me, as I will continue this vs topic, but with proper discussion related materials to support my opinion as always.
     
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  11. silith210518

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    Price was the only deciding factor. I had virtus all paid up for but after waiting a year I bailed a month ago to pick up robot hero and the bad cube Insecticons instead, how wrong a decision that may or may not have been is in my head after seeing yesterday's pics from xtb. If that big spring is as good as people say it was then I guess I'm happy, but my god virtus looks the part...
     
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    I'm having MMC's as my springer now, don't think I will replace it but may just move it into a different layer of shelf.
    I still like the MMC one a lot, of course it's not as accurate as XTB's or even FT's but somehow it captures the spirit of the character very well, like their Arcee.
     
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    Oof. I'm not really on board with either of the alt modes. I love the robot mode and the final colors, but both the chopper and car look very dumpy, with a stubby nose, too small sidepods / wings / blocky tail and incorrect color placement all over- all of the sleakness from the cartoon designs is lost here. I understand this is a difficult figure to get right, and it might be the best of the MP offerings overall, but even though I had this pre-ordered I think I might decide to end up Springer-less.
     
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  14. Prime135

    Prime135 Jill Rhyme the science Prime

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    Just noticed, so forgive me if it’s been addressed, but what’s up with the all yellow shoulders on this guy??? New colors are great but that’s a bit weird.
     
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    Might have to sell my Apache for Virtus :( 
     
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    Are any of these photos new?

     
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  17. Grifter Prime

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    I hope so!
     
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    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    One showing off the butterfly shoulder joints that I don't think we've seen.
     
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    I still don't understand what they're thinking with that chest :S
     
  20. Ratchet2007

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    Apparently this is coming in January?

    Only a year after we were told it was imminent and told to pay full price :rolleyes: 
     
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