FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

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FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:24 pm

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I just bought FOC Optimus prime last week. I was initially excited until i removed him from the bubble. Boy was a disappointed. He felt sooo freakin' cheap! Flimsy, and lightweight. Is it safe (yt sorrowful) to assume Grimlock will be the same way when hes released next year? Seeing as how hes from the same line?


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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RAcast » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:34 pm

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AdamFett wrote:I just bought FOC Optimus prime last week. I was initially excited until i removed him from the bubble. Boy was a disappointed. He felt sooo freakin' cheap! Flimsy, and lightweight. Is it safe (yt sorrowful) to assume Grimlock will be the same way when hes released next year? Seeing as how hes from the same line?


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It's worth noting that Soundwave/blaster is pretty awesome. If anything it's reasonably to assume FoC Grimlock will be awesome (if a tad on the light side). And with some ratchet joints at least.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:38 pm

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I hope so man. That optimus almost put me off collecting.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:47 pm

That Prime mold is pretty pathetic.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RAcast » Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:55 pm

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I don't have it, but from what I've heard it's not -that- bad. The aesthetic is nice, but yeah it is pretty small. Jazz on the other hand has no excuses for being as bad as it is.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby PrymeStriker » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:12 pm

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Just because it's in the same line doesn't mean every toy in the line will suck. PRiD gave us awful figures like Airachnid, yet they gave us incredible ones like Vehicon & Soundwave too. :-|
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:23 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
RAcast wrote:I don't have it, but from what I've heard it's not -that- bad. The aesthetic is nice, but yeah it is pretty small. Jazz on the other hand has no excuses for being as bad as it is.



In the sense of the transformation its self, its not terrible. But damn does it feel cheap! I honestly thought someone swapped out with a KO version. Don't buy it!
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:25 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
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PrymeStriker wrote:Just because it's in the same line doesn't mean every toy in the line will suck. PRiD gave us awful figures like Airachnid, yet they gave us incredible ones like Vehicon & Soundwave too. :-|


I soooo want PRID Soundwave. Looks awesome!
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Noideaforaname » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:26 pm

TFs in general are "cheaper" quality-wise than they were in years before, so it's almost guaranteed that Grimlock will suffer from thinner parts, hollow sections, lighter plastic, smaller size, minimal paint aps, etc..
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Tue Nov 06, 2012 10:32 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Noideaforaname wrote:TFs in general are "cheaper" quality-wise than they were in years before, so it's almost guaranteed that Grimlock will suffer from thinner parts, hollow sections, lighter plastic, smaller size, minimal paint aps, etc..


IKR!...Seems like the way to go is just collect older figures.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Wed Nov 07, 2012 1:06 am

Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Nov 07, 2012 2:18 am

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FOC Prime has a fairly good design, but yeah. Not the best quality. Jazz fails in almost every single way. What's worse is comparing him to Classics Jazz. ouch!
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Motorthing » Thu Nov 08, 2012 3:07 pm

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I'm just hoping that as good as Grim looks he actually can be posed worth a damn and doesn't suffer "static torso" syndrome like FOC Jazz.

Ditto big hollow gaps.................
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RAcast » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:46 pm

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Motorthing wrote:I'm just hoping that as good as Grim looks he actually can be posed worth a damn and doesn't suffer "static torso" syndrome like FOC Jazz.

Ditto big hollow gaps.................

What's Static torso syndrome?
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:17 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RAcast » Thu Nov 08, 2012 7:44 pm

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AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?

I'm guessing you haven't seen any PRiD voyagers?
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:51 pm

AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?


Yeah, they're only a little larger than the previous deluxes. Everything's getting smaller.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:13 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
RAcast wrote:
AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?

I'm guessing you haven't seen any PRiD voyagers?


Nope. I don't go out and buy figs from retailers. Just recently bought FOC Optimus at Wal-mart. First transfromer ive ever bought ''In-store''.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby AdamFett » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:14 pm

Motto: "''In the end, it was not guns or bombs that defeated the aliens, but that humblest of all God's creatures, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.''"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Rodimus Prime wrote:
AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?


Yeah, they're only a little larger than the previous deluxes. Everything's getting smaller.


I will probably sound like a total retard asking this, but are there any scheduled ''Reveal the Shield'' voyagers being released?
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby PrymeStriker » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:33 am

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AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:
AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?


Yeah, they're only a little larger than the previous deluxes. Everything's getting smaller.


I will probably sound like a total retard asking this, but are there any scheduled ''Reveal the Shield'' voyagers being released?


The RTS line has already ended.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby RhA » Fri Nov 09, 2012 10:56 am

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AdamFett wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Grimlock will be Voyager-sized, so that should add a bit of weight compared to Prime. Also, he will be larger (if only a little bit) so he might fit better in your hand and you can handle him better. I'm certainly looking forward to him.


Are Voyagers getting down sized as well?


Yeah, they're only a little larger than the previous deluxes. Everything's getting smaller.


I nearly peed my shorts when I unpacked GDO Hot Spot, the size and plastic quality kick any PRID voyager's skidplate.
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Re: FOC Grimlock Safe Assumtion?

Postby Wh33l Jck » Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:29 pm

Someone on tfw has a comparison pic and FOC Voyager Soundwave towers over Henkei Classics Ultra Magnus by about an inch...

If Grimlock is that size it will be absolutely KILLER!!!!! This guy is so bought!

When is the next convention to see if we get an announcement for more FOC Dinos???
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