Asian Excluisive Combaticons -- Yotsuya's Reviews

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Asian Excluisive Combaticons -- Yotsuya's Reviews

Postby Yotsuyasan » Tue May 21, 2013 11:55 pm

Motto: "No matter where you go, there you are."
A text & photo review of the Asian Exclusive Combaticons, very G1-ish repaints of Energon Bruticus Maximus.

(This review will, in the near future, have a few follow-up reviews... But you might have to look in the Third Party forums for notice on those!)

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Re: Asian Excluisive Combaticons -- Yotsuya's Reviews

Postby Yotsuyasan » Sat Jul 12, 2014 7:26 am

Motto: "No matter where you go, there you are."
I've just posted a follow-up to this review on my website, where I take a new look at these toys (well, three out of five of them, now joined by two third-party interlopers :lol: ) now that they've had Reprolabels applied.

Anyone interested in this follow-up can find it by clicking here.
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Re: Asian Excluisive Combaticons -- Yotsuya's Reviews

Postby indarkestknight » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:47 am

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You might need to do some digging to find it, but there is an alternate way to transform the limbs to give E. Bruticus elbow articulation. Its been forever and a day since I handled the set, so my memory on the subject is fairly hazy.

Nice review!
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Re: Asian Excluisive Combaticons -- Yotsuya's Reviews

Postby Yotsuyasan » Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:30 pm

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indarkestknight wrote:Nice review!


Thanks!

indarkestknight wrote:You might need to do some digging to find it, but there is an alternate way to transform the limbs to give E. Bruticus elbow articulation. Its been forever and a day since I handled the set, so my memory on the subject is fairly hazy.


I'd probably be quite interested in that, if I didn't have elbows on him thanks to third party augmentation. But as a curiosity, if you ever find that info, do post again!
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