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Everything posted by KFGatri

  1. Moderately on-topic since these are Microman figures.
  2. With Independence Day right around the corner, this seemed appropriate. Gives me a chance to show off my latest Prime, too. :tfgrin
  3. With VW's current marketing campaign, I'm surprised this hasn't been done already . . .
  4. It looks like Megs just read the TF3 script, and isn't happy . . .
  5. funny that you posted this, because I just got a deluxe bumblebee and have the same basic thing going on my desk right now There's a unique joy in having the same toy in multiple size classes I just dug DLX Barricade out of the shed, and noticed my HA one on the shelf. I could do it really well with Optimus . . . I love having different sizes for different purposes - the Legends guys work perfectly with Metroplex, while the larger ones give you more posing options and features.
  6. INIKCHUK! (Man, do I need a new camera . . .)
  7. The Decepticon attack on Metro City encounters some opposition . . . Considering how wimpy the movie `Cons are, I figure it'll take at least this many to present any challenge at all for Astro. :tflaugh
  8. I STILL say Powerglide is one of the coolest molds we've had in a long time. I picked him up as well but he's still in package although the bok is pretty craptacular. I have the origional U-PG in my collection and still love the colors. He kinda looks more dynamic that way to me and am only thinking about opening the red PG just because I want to see what he's like in red. I just picked up Ultra Silverbolt an hour ago from ToysRUs for $15 and I'm soo two ways about him. The mold is cool. Love the jet mode, Love the Robot mode and his well ratcheted parts and have no real problems with him except that the robot's torso is just blaring out from the bottom like ..."Look at me! Look at me!! I just wish that the chest and mid section had at least transformable panels at least to make him seem more like a Transformer. Although, I do feel the nostalgia just pour from this guy. Which makes him ...awesome?...!...?...! I donno. ^_~ Silverbolt is completely awesome - the only Universe Ultra that warrants the word IMO. He's far more evocative of the original figure than PG or Onslaught, has a simple yet satisfying transformation, is impressively large, is stable in both modes. He's the best of the Universe Ultra molds, hands down. The repaints less awesome, because the mold is so obviously Silverbolt that repainting just looks like Silverbolt in other colors, not another character. Powerglide & Onslaught just didn't evoke the originals enough - Powerglide looked somewhat like the original, but the colors were wrong. All Onslaught had going for him was the head, which was why he didn't get bought `til I saw him for $12 at KMart. Powerglide is a decent figure, apart from the shoulder flaw. I'm just not sure he was worth the original $30 pricetag.
  9. I picked up Walmart Universe Red Powerglide a couple days ago for $15. It looks better out of the package than the box photos suggest. The colors do make the mold actually look like Powerglide, unlike the general release. I think the shoulders might peg together a little better too. His shoulders are more stable than the first one, but still not quite enough improvement in my book. If anyone has a suggestion for this, I'm all ears. I still find the mold rather lacking, mostly because of the shoulders, but giving PG his proper colors and the price I paid make this version much more palatable than the original release.
  10. :wat Are the Ravages relieving themselves on Soundwave?!? Did he forget to empty the litter box again? :lol
  11. Finally picked up Deep Desert Devestator (Brawl), and for $10 he ain't bad. Now I just need to have Legends Jazz hanging off him to recreate that scene from TF 1
  12. I ordered white Leo Prime off the Target website. I loved the first Leo Prime, so a rerelease of the figure in Lioconvoyish colors was a must-buy. It's not perfect, the flaws inherent to the Leobreaker mold remain. He does have funky arms, but they manage to look powerful. To me it's cool because it's a more stable, and therefore play-friendly version of Lioconvoy. Adding back the electronics would have been nice, but I can live without him being able to roar. A lot of people were thrilled at Walmart red Powerglide - I'm thrilled with this guy. 7/10
  13. "I used to be a 98-ton weakling. Then I discovered the Voltron fitness plan!"
  14. Let's see . . . Legends Starscream, just so I'd have him in that scale. I already had the Night Strike version, but let's face it, that's Skywarp. A decent repaint of a serviceable mold, it's a little unstable standing, but decent when you get it upright. HA Skids & co. Amazing figure, it's a shame it's wasted on Tweedledee. Solid & stable in both modes, good interaction with HA fleshlings, nicely posable. It's almost enough to make me like movie Skids. Almost. Ejector - He's an evil toaster, what's not to love?
  15. Prime: Give me your face! Scourge: Looked in the mirror lately?
  16. Prime to Sideswipe:"I've told you before, only do that to Decepticons!"
  17. Best use of the twins ever! :yay
  18. Nice comparison of the two Leader Primes. I think the 09 version is the better display piece, but the 07 is the better toy. If that makes sense . . . Both cool and worth the money, though.
  19. And in robot modes . . .
  20. I may be out of work and just scraping by, but at least I have my fleet of Camaros . . . :yay
  21. I think Sam is officially my favorite ROTF toy . . .
  22. Definately a matter of taste, here, but I will say a few things. Why are accessories so important? For most of the DC fids I have accessories would be superfluous. Batman could use a batarang, and Wonder WOman might benefit from having her lasso but otherwise . . . What's Superman supposed to have, kryptonite? And I love the character choices. Sure there have been a few repaints - at least two Batmans, for instance, but overall, the line has been a nice cross-section of the DC universe. We got a Pre-Crisis Supergirl, for crying out loud! I just wish there were a Robin in the line. And Kyle Rayner would be nice. And since they're some of the least expensive figures on the rack, I'm willing to overlook some flaws.
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