XTB Protectobots/Defensor

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by XBurner071, Oct 25, 2020.

  1. Liampope

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    I dunno - I feel like most of the time we have some 'honest' indication of comparative size of bots before they are released. I don't recall many, if any, figures where the bot height has been a big surprise upon release, and not as expected, because all promo material either gave no indication or a misleading indication.

    That said I'm fine with Groove being smaller - just saying what I see.
     
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    slightly shorter than an mp carbot. thats a good height. i would prefer him even smaller but this looks good. hopefully the toy is decent in QC. it looks good except for the alt mode's engine is his arms. haha. that being said still looks good overall. not sure i will get more protectobots though. we'll see.
     
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    I just ordered Jocund to complete this set. I will immediately transform him into alt mode because no matter how accurate his bot mode is, it's just awful looking. Like that ugly newborn baby you say is cute, but you don't make eye contact with it.
     
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    Guess credits go to some Chinese collectors. Still no box shot, don't know who is the next.
     
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  5. Little Dutch

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    That Thundercracker on Groove photo is money.:D 
     
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  6. blurr95

    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    Groove is showing in stock at Show-Z, mine hasn’t shipped yet.

    Jason
     
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    same :( 
     
  8. Little Dutch

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    Mine hasn't either, experience tells me that they are getting the right size boxes to ship them in, and that does not always go without delay.
     
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    Same here no shipping notice from showz yet, not to worry though, they'll get to it eventually.
     
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    blurr95 Team Monkey Pants

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    Not worried at all, I paid mine off late anyway, so I am expecting it to ship later.
     
  11. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Just had a DPD email from Omegalock. Looks like Groove has hit UK shores :) 
     
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    Not a fan of it but I would like to take a couple just for that poses with prime and thundercraker
     
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    App says delivery for the 29th (Monday) so it'll probs get picked up tomorrow.
     
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    every day my willpower to wait for the MMC ones gets weaker and weaker
     
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    Mine doesn't... the more I see of him "in (other peoples) hands", the better I feel about my choice to go with MMC. Normally I like XTB, but I feel they made too many sacrifices for this character.

    But hey... I may end up scratching around for one if MMC's doesn't live up to their renders.
     
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    I know I’ll like MMCs way more

    but Im also impatient af and want to have a cool motorcycle transformer for other figures to ride
     
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  18. the oaf

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    Have you taken a look at Generation Toy's Motor? It's an updated take on Groove, but in my opinion, is better looking than G1 in both modes.
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    just paid my omegalock balance
     
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    The Generation Toy Protectobots are great looking, and they are the same height as the Xtransbots ones. The only downside is that their Defensor is a midget, otherwise I'd have been in on this a long time ago.