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#1 Sprocket

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 01:48 PM

Ehhhh...

...nah.

They're nice enough, but if I wanted them, I think I'd have gotten the originals.

Hope we get some crazy-as-hell fiction out of it, regardless.

EDIT: "Different head cast, redeco paint" in figure description - PC

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:08 PM

"God Bug." Ha ha ha.

I might have considered them if they had new heads. But no, easy pass.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:10 PM

WOW, that Goldbug is LAME.

Talk about fail.


_-ZacWilliam a G1 Goldbug head would have sold me that iffy body but that? No. Not even at a big discount. What a waste.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:13 PM

Pass. Might have been tempted with a retooled head on Goldbug, but no. Wouldn't be tempted at all with Dai Atlas unless he could be repurposed, as the grey version made a nice Classics Camshaft.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:17 PM

No new heads? Pass. Very disappointing, TakaraTomy.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:19 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 16 2011, 02:48 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ehhhh...

...nah.

They're nice enough, but if I wanted them, I think I'd have gotten the originals.

Hope we get some crazy-as-hell fiction out of it, regardless.



QUOTE(Mouse_Pad @ Aug 16 2011, 03:08 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
"God Bug." Ha ha ha.

I might have considered them if they had new heads. But no, easy pass.



QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW, that Goldbug is LAME.

Talk about fail.


_-ZacWilliam a G1 Goldbug head would have sold me that iffy body but that? No. Not even at a big discount. What a waste.



QUOTE(The Phazer @ Aug 16 2011, 03:13 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pass. Might have been tempted with a retooled head on Goldbug, but no. Wouldn't be tempted at all with Dai Atlas unless he could be repurposed, as the grey version made a nice Classics Camshaft.

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QUOTE(GALVATRON I @ Aug 16 2011, 03:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No new heads? Pass. Very disappointing, TakaraTomy.

No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.

The colors rock, give them the new heads as stated in the descriptions and call it a day! icon-silverbolt.gif

I'm glad that Goldbug has plenty of blue on him and Dai Atlas has some orange highlights.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:22 PM

Yeah, these shots are clearly photoshops. You think they would have waited to show off the new heads though.

Even then, I'll pass: I'm spending enough money on TFs already.
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:24 PM

I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:27 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Aug 16 2011, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

How come, because of the colors or because you presume he has Convoy's head still (despite the listing)?

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:34 PM

Looks like Goldbug is the exact color I thought he'd be.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:35 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Aug 16 2011, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was excited to get a Dai Atlas Figure, Now not so much

How come, because of the colors or because you presume he has Convoy's head still (despite the listing)?

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The colors are damn pretty. I love that shade of blue.

Unfortunately, the breakdown of the colors does everything it can to prevent the toy from actually looking like Dia Atlas. Way too much blue, not enough orange, and definitely not enough white. (It would be impossible to put the white in the correct position, because most of it was on his wings. But he still desperately needs more white somewhere.)

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:39 PM

Crappy Dai Atlus is crappy. And that Suzuki mold is still garbage.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:47 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Crappy Dai Atlus is crappy. And that Suzuki mold is still garbage.



icon-fire.gif I much prefer the Suzuki mold to the Classics BB mold *ducks bricks*.

Also Alternity Convoy mold is awesome, it will make a great Dai Atlas.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:50 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.


I read it, I just figured the pictures were more likely to be the true product vs. some old choppy translated blurb.

if these come out and DO have appropriate heads I'll reconsider, but these pics are not doing the toys any favors for me.


ZacWilliam, if one of your biggest selling points is "new head" releasing pics that seem to show them not having new heads isn't a very good strategy. At least include sketches or something...
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Posted 16 August 2011 - 02:53 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Aug 16 2011, 03:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
No one can read the "Different head cast, redeco paint" in each description apparently.


I read it, I just figured the pictures were more likely to be the true product vs. some old choppy translated blurb.

if these come out and DO have appropriate heads I'll reconsider, but these pics are not doing the toys any favors for me.


ZacWilliam, if one of your biggest selling points is "new head" releasing pics that seem to show them not having new heads isn't a very good strategy. At least include sketches or something...


Perhaps these images weren't meant for mass release.

It's probably only a matter of time before we see photos with the actual head sculpts. It's not the first time this has happened (seeing images without the final head sculpts) with TakaraTomy product.

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:05 PM

I like Dai Atlas, I hope his new head looks good.

Makes me excited to see the others.


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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:41 PM

QUOTE(Powered Convoy @ Aug 16 2011, 03:47 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I much prefer the Suzuki mold to the Classics BB mold *ducks bricks*.

Also Alternity Convoy mold is awesome, it will make a great Dai Atlas.



You just went full *scrubbed*. You never go full *scrubbed*! icon-waspy.gif

And while I don't have anything against the Convoy mold, this paint scheme does a terrible job of evoking Dai Atlus. A new head isn't going to magically correct that. Who were the other ones said to come out? Banzai-tron?

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 03:44 PM

QUOTE(C16 @ Aug 16 2011, 04:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And while I don't have anything against the Convoy mold, this paint scheme does a terrible job of evoking Dai Atlus. A new head isn't going to magically correct that. Who were the other ones said to come out? Banzai-tron?


Banzai-Tron from the Skywarp/Thundercracker/Starscream and... Galvatron from Megatron?


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Posted 16 August 2011 - 04:25 PM

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Posted 16 August 2011 - 04:27 PM

QUOTE(ShinRa Inc @ Aug 16 2011, 05:25 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bludgeon from Megatron

It's Galvatron actually, unless you're stating what you want. icon-hotrod.gif

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