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by Clay
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:37 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!
Replies: 6935
Views: 1346999

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

This is my take on giving Siege Crosshairs bigger wheels. That's really cool and I like it. I know that when I started collecting, I was mostly on about scale models of real-world stuff like Alternators, but over the years I've come to love the generic sci-fi look of "SPACE-[noun]" of the 86-89 bot...
by Clay
Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!
Replies: 6935
Views: 1346999

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

I've bought lots of stuff lately. Most of it has made me happy forever for a minute or two before the thrill wears off. I had the earth-mode Sideswipe and birb Skywarp two pack show up yesterday. Sideswipe... I should sell. I don't care about him. I just wanted AMERICA BIRB, because the Airrazor mol...
by Clay
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:37 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS
Replies: 1886
Views: 658243

Re: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS

Doing it the crowdfunded way means they know exactly how much income a figure will generate without having to worry about producing a volume large enough to cover what goes on remainder or clearance I've thought about this some more, and while I still think it applies to Unicron, I'm not sure that ...
by Clay
Sun Aug 29, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS
Replies: 1886
Views: 658243

Re: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS

A part of me hopes that this campaign fails because I really don't like the idea of billion-dollar companies like Hasbro using crowd-funding. They avoid taking any risk and guarantee themselves profits, while charging a higher price than they could get away with at retail and pocketing buyers' mone...
by Clay
Sat Aug 28, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS
Replies: 1886
Views: 658243

Re: OFFICIAL TRANSFORMERS TOYS NEWS

https://hasbropulse.com/products/transformers-victory-saber Victory Saber is finally getting a western debut, assuming it hits the crowdfunding numbers. I ordered two: one for myself, and one to resale later when the aftermarket prices skyrocket. Apparently there's a customer limit of 5, so it'll be...
by Clay
Thu Aug 26, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!
Replies: 404
Views: 214791

Re: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!

Lio Convoy! Do love this one, he's probably the best of the RMs. If memory serves this is the metallic version? Looks like the same one I've got. <squints> I think that's the regular deco, not the metallic one. Hard to tell without them side by side, though. I, too, need to dig out my Robotmasters....
by Clay
Tue Aug 17, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC
Replies: 371
Views: 142804

Re: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC

It's not great, no. One of the comments from the cable media engine that struck me as somewhat sage, however, is that the current collapse of the Afghani government was a foregone conclusion whether the withdrawal happened now, ten years ago, or ten years in the future. I think it may have been the ...
by Clay
Sun Aug 15, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC
Replies: 371
Views: 142804

Re: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC

A couple of days ago I found out that my brother, who is vaccinated, tested positive and now has to quarantine for ten days (I haven't actually seen him in person since April, so there's no exposure to me from him, but he does live in the same area). And today I learned that a friend in Virginia, wh...
by Clay
Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:48 am
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!
Replies: 404
Views: 214791

Re: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!

The display case actually catches my eye just as much as the Constructicons and friends, though. I feel like it compliments the colour of the figures nicely. It wouldn't be half as neat on a metal/glass shelf. It wasn't too expensive, I don't think... but I've had it for ten years or so. I got it m...
by Clay
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone watch Masters of the Universe Revelation? [spoilers]
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Anyone watch Masters of the Universe Revelation? [spoilers]

I don't know much about it, but I watched the first episode to see what the complaining was about, and it was, I think the term for it is, a nothingburger. Seemed pretty obvious that they booted He-Man and Skeletor into a dimensional pocket so that they could spend the first arc or season of the sho...
by Clay
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC
Replies: 371
Views: 142804

Re: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC

With leadership like this, it's no wonder the public are having a hard time buying into, well public health. Won't argue that the former guy here in the US wasn't a force of nature for stupid unto himself, but here it's more of a bottom up problem now: Texas, Florida, and Missouri account for 40% o...
by Clay
Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:00 am
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!
Replies: 404
Views: 214791

Re: Remembering that our old toys actually exist!

Spent a good chunk of the weekend completely emptying a cabinet to redo everything that was in it. The catalyst was the Master Made chibi devastator finally arriving in the mail Friday. The Combiner Wars Devvy and its undersized knockoff, the knockoff Gravity Builder, and Toyworld Constructor had be...
by Clay
Fri Jul 16, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Which characters are you still waiting for a good toy of?
Replies: 31
Views: 19709

Re: Which characters are you still waiting for a good toy of?

I'm more alarmed by the state of the reissue cassette Ravage that comes with him. It looks warped. Hopefully it's a factory error and not mold wear.
by Clay
Sat Jul 03, 2021 8:21 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!
Replies: 6935
Views: 1346999

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Kingdom Ractonite If you have 2x Ractonite, you can make a crab monster: https://www.reddit.com/r/transformers/comments/mzn3sq/crabtaur_x2_ractonite_combination/ Botcon Waruder Paralyzer HOLY SHIT CLAY WAS NOT EXAGGERATING ABOUT THE FEET. They just flop around, it's crazy. The rest of the figure's ...
by Clay
Sun Jun 27, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Transformers Media / Fandom
Topic: TFCON BALTIMORE 2021: OCTOBER 22-24
Replies: 13
Views: 2856

Re: TFCON BALTIMORE 2021: OCTOBER 22-24

Well, a million covid variables aside, I'm going to this one. Anyone else?
by Clay
Sun Jun 27, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC
Replies: 371
Views: 142804

Re: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC

Although, reading about the transmissibility of the Delta variant, I wonder if things are on the mend or if this is just the eye of the storm until a vaccine-resistant strain emerges. <sigh> https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/who-urges-fully-vaccinated-people-to-continue-to-wear-masks-as-delt...
by Clay
Fri Jun 25, 2021 5:56 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Custom Siege Pinpointer (or: babby's first dye job) [and other random customs]
Replies: 23
Views: 15649

Re: Custom Siege Pinpointer (or: babby's first dye job) [and other random customs]

jamming a bunch of screwdrivers in between the shoulder pieces and forcibly levering the joint apart. That's an even worse idea! I physically winced when reading this. That's... not a good idea. Tangentially, I should probably buy lots of Galvatrons as it's a figure that'll cost a fortune in a few ...
by Clay
Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC
Replies: 371
Views: 142804

Re: Covid 19 / everybody PANDEMIC

Places seem to be demasking here (walmart and other big retail places seem to have dropped the mask requirement for employees over the past few weeks, but a lot of fast food workers still have theirs). Although, reading about the transmissibility of the Delta variant, I wonder if things are on the m...
by Clay
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:26 pm
Forum: Transformers Toys & Merchandise
Topic: Need some advice on a MP style Megatron
Replies: 2
Views: 832

Re: Need some advice on a MP style Megatron

Never had any experience with the 3rd party Megatrons, but you might try searching for a knockoff of MP36. I've heard generally good evaluations of MP knockoffs, considering they're about one-third the price of the official figures. Only one I have myself is a KO Ratbat which *maybe* had a pin drill...