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Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby El Duque » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:17 pm

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Courtesy of ACToys we have an extensive gallery in-hand gallery of the Asian market exclusive reissue Sixshot including the premium book style packaging and collectors' coin. The figure features metallic paint and chromed weapons, but also features a hefty price tag! Check out the images below.

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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:51 pm

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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Flux Convoy » Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:57 pm

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The extra chrome is kinda corny. I have never really cared about the collector coins. The box front and sides are pretty boring too. The high cost of this release is not justified to me. Guess I'll continue holding out for Sixshot.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:05 pm

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It's nice, i'll give it that if anything it look's really nice. I've also been wanting a Sixshot for awhile now. However those two factors alone aren't enough to make me pay what they're asking for it.

However this here makes me curious. That's far from a silhouette of the G1 figure, which makes me wonder...
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby KNM2012 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:52 pm

To be honest, as I said it before, I was all-in for the apt-rumored "Encore" Sixshot. I would have been all-in if Takara Tomy was smart and gave it the "Welcome to Transformers 2010" Predaking treatment. The silhouette that SilverHammer mentioned would have added to the box appeal if they did it this way.

But for me... The whole "Las Vegas" feel just says "No! Do not buy!" feel for me. And with that said, I'll either hope for that Encore version or consider looking for a MISB reissue. >:oP

SW's SilverHammer wrote:It's nice, i'll give it that if anything it look's really nice. I've also been wanting a Sixshot for awhile now. However those two factors alone aren't enough to make me pay what they're asking for it.

However this here makes me curious. That's far from a silhouette of the G1 figure, which makes me wonder...
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It's Sixshot. And to be honest, if it they used that art style of him in the box style I mentioned, I might have have forgiven them for the "Las Vegas" feel that this whole item gives me. :lol:
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby xyl360 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:57 pm

I like the shiny chrome chest. I'm glad I got him. He sits and waits in my PoL.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby fenrir72 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 7:46 pm

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Verrrrrrrrrrrrry nice! Great chrome and paint apps. Wold have been extra nice if the wing part were also chromed. Though it would have gone a long way to pull down the price if Tomy just stuck with a regular hard corrugated cardboard box they used on Omega Supreme Encore :BOOM:
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Rated X » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:06 pm

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I dont see this selling too well with Hexatron on the horizon...
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Another Fan » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:10 pm

SW's SilverHammer wrote:It's nice, i'll give it that if anything it look's really nice. I've also been wanting a Sixshot for awhile now. However those two factors alone aren't enough to make me pay what they're asking for it.

However this here makes me curious. That's far from a silhouette of the G1 figure, which makes me wonder...
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I just learned that the silhouette is actually an illustration done by Blitzwing from DevianArt. The image was used without the artist's consent. The person that took the image to pass on as his own design probably needs some talking to.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Ultra Markus » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:15 pm

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whats next a gold version?
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby fenrir72 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:58 pm

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The 3rd party section is on the other section people. Let's leave it at that. This figure is re-issue late 80's figure, so expect it to have all the articulation of a brick. That's the charm of the G1 era. If you want a Masterpiece fig with all the accuracy and articulation then by all means get a Masterpiece figure.

Now, for those with extra disposable income, go ahead and get one. Owning one already, this is a good opportunity for those who don't have him yet.

Make me shiver a bit on how much have changed when back in the the late 80's, TFs were built to such a size!. How I wish Tomy can also resurrect the Great shot mold and package him in a more affordable package.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Che » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:11 pm

Another Fan wrote:I just learned that the silhouette is actually an illustration done by Blitzwing from DevianArt. The image was used without the artist's consent. The person that took the image to pass on as his own design probably needs some talking to.

Yep
http://blitz-wing.deviantart.com/art/SixShot-262922241
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby fenrir72 » Wed Aug 15, 2012 9:22 pm

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naughty naughty Tomy or Hasbro.........pay the guy his due for that silhouette!
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Another Fan » Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:03 pm

I wonder if the companies even knew about this. I would blame the person that did the design because he/she did know. But I do agree with you and hope that the companies will acknowledge that the artwork is from Blitzwing.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby MGrotusque » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:56 pm

Looks real nice to me but certainly don't need it. I also noticed quite a bit of dusty like shmutz in the green chrome. A considerable amount of it actually. That's quite the flaw in QC if you ask me.
Nevertheless.....he's nice indeed. I'll be happy with my G1 though.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby FracturedKoi » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:08 am

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Like shootin' cyber-ducks in a barrel...I'm just glad I still have mine from when I was a kid xD.

I do wonder, however, if this reissue uses stickers for the details (like those on his chest/shoulders), or tamopgraphs like some of the Encore did.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:40 am

Another Fan wrote:
SW's SilverHammer wrote:It's nice, i'll give it that if anything it look's really nice. I've also been wanting a Sixshot for awhile now. However those two factors alone aren't enough to make me pay what they're asking for it.

However this here makes me curious. That's far from a silhouette of the G1 figure, which makes me wonder...
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I just learned that the silhouette is actually an illustration done by Blitzwing from DevianArt. The image was used without the artist's consent. The person that took the image to pass on as his own design probably needs some talking to.

Yup. Here is the art piece in question: http://blitz-wing.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d4cjc3l

Very nice art piece, and I wonder why Hasbro chose to use a silhouette version of it without the artist's permission (as he stated that they did not contact him since 2007). >:oP
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Hoitytoity » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:49 am

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This doesn't look nearly as bad as I thought it would... actually, really nice. A fantastic collector's piece, but as someone who already owns the original toy I can do without. Very, very nice though.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:50 am

fenrir72 wrote:naughty naughty Tomy or Hasbro.........pay the guy his due for that silhouette!

Hasbro is the culprit, based on the fact that they both promoted the item and added a sticker to the packaging that says they are tied to it. >:oP

But I do agree with you that he deserves credit for his art piece that is tied to the silhouette. :BOT:
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby Ravage XK » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:02 am

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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby alldarker » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:18 am

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With Sixshot I'm always surprised at the way the armored truck mode is transformed:
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I know this is the prefered and 'official' way the armored truck mode is (mis-)transformered in for Sixshot, but I always feel this mode looks better when the arms / wheels are moved al the way forward, losing the front-heavy look which to me just looks weird.
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:41 am

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:shock: You cn do that?! Thanks alldarker!
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby autoride » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:00 am

Yeah,the shiny chrome and the seven modes make this a must have...but I think Il
pass on this because I cant afford this which is a shame :-(
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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby joevill » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:31 am

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Re: Asia Exclusive Sixshot Reissue In-Hand Images

Postby gothsaurus » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:16 am

Yeah, that teal vac metal looks good... HEY WAIT! I don't remember Transmetal Rhinox being $200. Hmmmmm. :-?
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