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AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby Tigertrack » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:49 am

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Can't wait to get them.

I actually like how Darkness Megs turned out.

Jet Vehicon looks very good. I have two on preorder.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby paul053 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:06 am

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paul053 wrote:Why do I think the jet Vehicon looks really bad? Ignoring the alt mode, the robot mode looks terrible comparing to the car Vehicon. Lots of kibbles and the elbow and wrist joints are really bad.

The elbow and wrist joints are identical to those on the car Vehicon. The elbows aren't too bad once shave off one side of the ball joint cup so that you can straigten it out more instead of having it cocked out to the side. I did that on my car Vehicon and it looks a lot better. I'll do the same to my Jet Vehicons.

Ah! Got it. Haven't opened my car Vehicon yet ( :oops: ) but I will do that when I open it. Thanks for the info.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby xyl360 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 8:04 pm

paul053 wrote:
xyl360 wrote:
paul053 wrote:Why do I think the jet Vehicon looks really bad? Ignoring the alt mode, the robot mode looks terrible comparing to the car Vehicon. Lots of kibbles and the elbow and wrist joints are really bad.

The elbow and wrist joints are identical to those on the car Vehicon. The elbows aren't too bad once shave off one side of the ball joint cup so that you can straigten it out more instead of having it cocked out to the side. I did that on my car Vehicon and it looks a lot better. I'll do the same to my Jet Vehicons.

Ah! Got it. Haven't opened my car Vehicon yet ( :oops: ) but I will do that when I open it. Thanks for the info.

You're welcome :). Just be careful not to take out too much of the socket's cup/edge, otherwise it won't hold the ball joint in place any more. I did mine by cutting out a small triangular/pie-shaped piece and then gradually/cautiously filed it out to widen it bit by bit with a needle file.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Fri Jul 27, 2012 5:26 pm

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Jet Vehicon certainly looks cool, but Meg's is just way to shiny for my liking.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:36 am

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MightyMagnus78 wrote:Jet Vehicon certainly looks cool, but Meg's is just way to shiny for my liking.


His chrome teeth scare me.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby freaky777 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:47 am

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Yup the jet vehicon is mis-transformed, they forgot 1 step which is to rotate the back wings (kibble) up into a slot, it looks really nice. (hopefully you guys can see it from my crappy photos) I highly recommend if anyone could get this to get it. It is a really cool figure and I'm kinda sad I've only ordered 2..
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:08 pm

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Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby El Duque » Sat Jul 28, 2012 1:28 pm

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MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby RAcast » Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:56 pm

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El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:04 pm

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RAcast wrote:
El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!
How? They've barely showed up at the stores. :P
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby RAcast » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:09 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
Weapon: Rocket Launcher
Sabrblade wrote:
RAcast wrote:
El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!
How? They've barely showed up at the stores. :P

And were the first things gone from shelves, ask anyone who hunted for them.
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby Sabrblade » Sat Jul 28, 2012 9:48 pm

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RAcast wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
RAcast wrote:
El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!
How? They've barely showed up at the stores. :P

And were the first things gone from shelves, ask anyone who hunted for them.
I've hunted for them. Diligently. Yet, no hide or hair of them have shown up at any of my stores (8 Wal-Marts, 6 Targets, 2 Kmarts, 1 TRU, and a Kohls). Just the same darn DOTM Deluxes/Voyagers, Bot Shots, Prime masks, and Prime BBs that no one wants to buy. :roll:
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby MINDVVIPE » Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:16 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
RAcast wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
RAcast wrote:
El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!
How? They've barely showed up at the stores. :P

And were the first things gone from shelves, ask anyone who hunted for them.
I've hunted for them. Diligently. Yet, no hide or hair of them have shown up at any of my stores (8 Wal-Marts, 6 Targets, 2 Kmarts, 1 TRU, and a Kohls). Just the same darn DOTM Deluxes/Voyagers, Bot Shots, Prime masks, and Prime BBs that no one wants to buy. :roll:


Same here
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Re: AM-15 Darkness Megatron, AM-16 Jet Vehicon, AMW-01-06, EZ-15 Energon Driller, EZ-16 Ultra Magnus

Postby funklizard » Sun Jul 29, 2012 12:56 am

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RAcast wrote:
El Duque wrote:
MINDVVIPE wrote:Jet vehicon is getting a Hasbro western release, right?


Not that we know of.

Come on Hasbro, don't balls this one up! The regular ones sold like hotcakes, these will too!!

At this point, I'm not too worried. There was remarkably little in the way of new information on the Prime line announced at BotCon. And, yet, it's pretty clear that this line will continue through at least next year. I have a hard time believing that Voyager Dreadwing, Ultra Magnus, and Thundertron (and maybe Skyquake) will be the extent of new figures this year, let alone next. No new Deluxes? Not likely.

And even if it doesn't happen this year, it could easily happen next year. There's plenty of time for this one to make it to the US.
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