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Grand Galactic Inquisitor

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About Grand Galactic Inquisitor

  • Birthday 09/26/1974

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    In whichever dimension I get to be a super-hero.

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    United States
  • Alias(es)
    Blackbird XIII, Action Bastard

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  1. Got my Ironhide :tfdance :yay :tfdance :yay :tfdance :yay :tfdance :yay
  2. I luvs my Yamatos. I only have 2 1/48 Valks, the Roy S and Hikaru A... I'm hoping that once I get some money going this year I'll get the Max/Milia/Hikaru J-models and maybe the Low Viz II A-type with some GBP armor. Of course there's also the YF-19 w/Fold Booster, the SV-51, the Shin VF-0A w/Ghost Booster.... I need more money. And shelf space.
  3. Super Wal-Mart What, you've never heard Wal-Mart called Wally World?
  4. I have official confirmation from the DeKalb IL Super Wally's toy dept. supervisor that they WILL have TF movie toys available at midnight June 1/2.
  5. Well. I'm house-sitting for my bro in Sycamore right now, and the DeKalb Target and Wally have zip. There's an arch up at Wally but only protoforms. I'll be here on June 2nd, so I may as well hang out at Wally and see what I can get when the clock strikes midnight.... I'm holding out on Bee and barricade til the 2-pack arrives. I can only burn about $40 right now so I have to choose my targets carefully....
  6. Target on Addison in Chicago has movie deluxes out today. I got Bonecrusher and my GF bought Jazz for me; they also had Swindle, Barricade, Brawl, and one '74 Bumblebee (though he has the mold variation that's caused some breakage).
  7. I just picked up Bumblebee and Starscream at the Ottawa, IL Wallycron. They had all the deluxes for this first wave, and there were some unopened cases for Voyagers. Da Proof: I haven't opened them yet, but I can say this: I'm a little disappointed in Bumblebee already. I picked out the best of the 5 they had as far as paint quality, and it's still pretty crappy. The stripes are uneven and different sizes, the yellow paint seems pretty flaky and he basically looks like he was colored by a five-year-old. I may have to polish off the existing paint and do some custom work. I don't feel like I should have to, but if that's what it takes, so be it. Also the Rodimus examples they had all seemed to have some rough edges where parts had been taken off the sprue and the exhaust pipes didn't seem to line up right on any of the four I saw. Maybe that's fixable, I don't know. But so far I've seen enough to have serious misgivings about the QC on these guys.
  8. Classics Are Out! I just picked up Bumblebee and Starscream at the Ottawa, IL Wal-Mart! They had all the Wave 1 Deluxes, and I saw some unopened cases for the Voyagers! Get up and get after 'em!!
  9. Well so far I haven't seen jack along the I-80 corridor; I made a run all the way around Orland Park, Joliet, on to Fox Valley and through Sandwich before coming back homeward. Nothing except a couple of the 6" Titanium Prime and Megatrons, but after seeing them in the package (and their horrible paintwork and shoddy QC, as almost every review has confirmed) I decided not to buy them. Aside from that zilch, zip, zero, nada. W. T. F. is going on in Illinois?
  10. Well I took my car for a shakedown with the new timing belt and found a few interesting things. A couple of Primus figs at Joliet Toys "B" We, and at the Fox Valley store they had a couple of the 3" Titanium figures (2 BW Megatrons and 1 WWI Prime), none of which I bought...
  11. Dude, right now I'd be happy to find a new timing belt cheaper than $600 for parts/labor.
  12. There's a boat-load of SWTF Falcons at the Ottawa IL Wal-Mart too. I'm actually tempted, despite my hatred of the SWTFs, to get this one simply because I love the Falcon so much...
  13. I saw C. Skywarp and Cannonball today at the Morris IL Wal-Mart, if anyone's looking for two pieces of crap.
  14. Hey WV, I've been using your steel wool method to strip some paint from some of my Alts for modification, along with some ultra-fine wet-sanding paper. But now I have a question: What do you use to polish these guys up and bring the shine back out? Is there anything specific that won't harm plastic?
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