POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Figures, collectables, customs and collecting.
User avatar
HeavyArms
Protoform
Posts: 1772
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Sep 13, 2020 4:34 am

G1 Sandstorm - Good condition, a bit of sticker, but otherwise complete and only a little loose.

User avatar
Clay
Posts: 6945
Joined: Mon May 24, 2004 2:19 am
Location: Murray, KY

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by Clay » Sun Sep 13, 2020 9:56 pm

Found Blitzwing and Skipjack yesterday. Blitzwing's neat enough. Skipjack's great, and helps the color balance of Devastator quite a bit. Not wanting to leave out Rampage, I worked out how to attach him to the back for a bigger hump. Since movie Devastator's supposed to just be made out of whoever's around, I added in ROTF Dirtboss to Scrapper to help even out the arms, too. He actually clips onto what makes Scrapper's right hand really well, but Dirtboss is so loose and floppy that he won't stay connected without help from a twist-tie. I suppose I could tighten up the joints with nail polish, but the tether is simpler.

Here's Devastator at 125% capacity:

https://imgur.com/a/rlnN9Em

User avatar
Cyberstrike nTo
Protoform
Posts: 4157
Joined: Sat Mar 16, 2002 5:48 pm
Location: In the Dead Universe known as Indianapolis
Contact:

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by Cyberstrike nTo » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:51 pm

ER Hoist
ER Roller Force and Ground Hog Micromaster 2-pack
ER Rung

I want to get ER Scorponok but haven't any luck on finding him at retail price.

User avatar
HeavyArms
Protoform
Posts: 1772
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:37 am

ER Alternate Universe Optimus Prime & Seeker Elite Ramjet & Dirge.

AU Optimus came from a friend in the Australian Transformers club, while the seekers came from overseas, unfortunately Dirge is missing his canopy piece, so I'm going to try get a replacement part.

User avatar
Heinrad
Posts: 6168
Joined: Sun Dec 23, 2001 5:00 am
Location: Riskin' it all on my Russian Roulette!

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by Heinrad » Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:43 pm

All right, deep breath.... InHALE... Transformers Generations Selects SIEGE War for Cybertron Centurion Drone with Weapons Pack -cough, hack, wheeze, gasp- Need.... air... -THUD!-

So yes, I ordered the Centurion Drone, not because I really wanted a silver version of Brunt(although I have to admit, he’s kind of cool. If I had 10 more of him and a green Trypticon I could make a Godzilla fan film), but for all the extras. My Earthrise Op now has his proper ion rifle(although it seems a bit out of scale. Is Prime’s rifle supposed to be as long as his leg?), while Roller is now sitting quietly in the trailer with the Earthrise Op’s rifle mounted. The energy axe went back in the box because as neat as the idea is, the way I’ve got him posed means the axe just looks out of place. And Siege Megs can’t hold the energo-mace, so either it’s supposed to go on the Earthrise Megs, or the pose is just too thick. The rest of the weapons are nice, although they could have painted the gun mode Shockwave. All in all, a good set.

User avatar
Denyer
Posts: 32326
Joined: Sun Sep 17, 2000 4:00 am
Custom Title: Shooty Dog Thing
Location: UK
Contact:

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by Denyer » Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:12 pm

Keeping me company whilst working... I'm not much for the cartoon but do love the movie and wanted a toy of this since I first saw it. Much nicer than the promo pics make out and even though the transformation's a bit of a cheat. Also, take care with the small arms, they're soft plastic and the joints they're on are stiff enough I almost broke them.

Image
https://i.imgur.com/ywn6UHW.jpeg

User avatar
HeavyArms
Protoform
Posts: 1772
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:16 am

Beast Wars Rattrap, Transmetal Rattrap, Transmetal Terrorsaur and Transmetal 2 Cheetor - Bought these from a guy off eBay, but up north in Queensland, so took a while to get to me because of Covid-19 postal changes.

User avatar
HeavyArms
Protoform
Posts: 1772
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:20 am

Human Alliance Leadfoot W/ Sergeant Detour & Steeljaw - Bought from eBay.

Earthrise Doubledealer - Bought from Toytally Cool Toys.

Studio Series Overload - Bought from Amazon AU, probably via US.

User avatar
inflatable dalek
Posts: 23957
Joined: Sat Apr 03, 2004 3:15 pm
Location: Kidderminster UK

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by inflatable dalek » Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:54 pm

I won the Decepticon clones pack in a competition.

They're definitely worth what I paid for them.

Which is a bit harsh, they're fun. Just basic.

User avatar
HeavyArms
Protoform
Posts: 1772
Joined: Wed Feb 16, 2005 11:00 am
Location: Victoria, Australia

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by HeavyArms » Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:01 am

Masterpiece MP-19 Smokescreen.

Earthrise Decepticon Clones - Bought from Amazon US, took forever to ship.

User avatar
Skyquake87
Protoform
Posts: 3796
Joined: Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:34 am

Re: POST YOUR NEWEST ACQUISITIONS!

Post by Skyquake87 » Mon Oct 19, 2020 5:01 pm

WFC: Siege Netflix Mirage and Scrapface
Due to the pace and scale of reveals and hype, these feel rather old hat now, although they're new to me. Sigh. Collecting's a funny game in the age of the pre-order. Anyway, these are really quite lovely. Scrapface looks great with his strange grimy mix of dark grey and rust red, accented by some metallic blue, bright white and jam red. This and the Reflector 3 pack have really done wonders for this basic and simple mould. Love it. Alt-mode even looks like something in these colours. Decepticon Mirage is properly new to me and he is pretty cool. The colours are nice, although they make him look very murky and smudgy, which you wouldn't expect from someone hoity-toity like Mirage. I like the robot mode, although the lower legs seem a bit messy to me as they're made up of compressed car parts. Alt mode is pretty good, although the cockpit lacks definition - proper rocks the attack mode look though.

WFC: Earthrise Snapdragon
An absolute favourite of mine when I was young. The original toy was fantastic and I looked after that so well, I got a good swap for him in 1990 ish, netting Groove, the Combaticons and The Decepticon Sports Car Patrol. Over the years, I've missed the big lug and briefly reacquired him in 2007 before selling him on and now I have this spiffy 'update'. It's not much of an update - apart from a decent range of movement at the hips and a head that can turn, he's not that much more fancy. The alt-mode spacecraft is a bit slicker looking and the dragon mode is fun. Like a lot of these G1 re-done figures, he's the same but more bendy. I am pleased he's turned out so well, compared to poor old Apeface.

Post Reply