iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby Counterpunch » Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:21 pm

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Flux Convoy wrote:Hey bud, any chance we could get a pic of that movie trio with Motobot instead of Delicate Warrior? I'm really finding it difficult to decide on an Arcee. I know I'm getting a version of Motobot for certain but I can't decide which deco. Pink would obviously fill in for Classics Arcee for me. Blue, I really can't place. She's too much of a departure from Chromia to work for me. :/ Thoughts, suggestions?
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Well, I didn't get the pink Motobot, so I can't exactly help there. I went with the blue version because I am sort of dedicated to car-Arcee.

Now, my blue Motobot is being used as my SG Arcee.

I figure in SG she would steal the heroic blue colors of TF Prime Arcee and be a complete coward who runs away from a fight, hence the motorcycle form and sniper rifle.
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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby Banjo-Tron » Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:59 pm

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amcgrath929 wrote:Just a heads up as well, the paint on the die cast parts of my figure is spot on. I don't see any sloppiness at all.

I must just be unlucky then, because the consistency of the paint on mine is like porridge. I think you can see that in my picture if you look at the alt mode. Plus, the die cast part doesn't align centrally with the panel behind it in alt mode, which you can see in CP's picture. Plus, the high center of gravity and small feet conspire to splay her legs apart. If the part was plastic, all of those isses could be avoided. But, maybe I'm just unlucky ;) But, overall, I forgive all this, and the fact that one thin piece of plastic pretty much holds the entire upper body together, on the basis that she is the best representation of G1 Arcee by miles. But, there are major QC issues for the expenditure.
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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby craggy » Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:04 pm

all I keep reading about this toy is that Arcee can't keep her legs together.
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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby Banjo-Tron » Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:39 pm

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craggy wrote:all I keep reading about this toy is that Arcee can't keep her legs together.

Blame Springer and Hotrod for that :x
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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby Flux Convoy » Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:52 pm

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Counterpunch wrote:
Flux Convoy wrote:Hey bud, any chance we could get a pic of that movie trio with Motobot instead of Delicate Warrior? I'm really finding it difficult to decide on an Arcee. I know I'm getting a version of Motobot for certain but I can't decide which deco. Pink would obviously fill in for Classics Arcee for me. Blue, I really can't place. She's too much of a departure from Chromia to work for me. :/ Thoughts, suggestions?
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Well, I didn't get the pink Motobot, so I can't exactly help there. I went with the blue version because I am sort of dedicated to car-Arcee.

Now, my blue Motobot is being used as my SG Arcee.

I figure in SG she would steal the heroic blue colors of TF Prime Arcee and be a complete coward who runs away from a fight, hence the motorcycle form and sniper rifle.

Completely my bad. I assumed you got the pink version as well. I like your thinking on SG Arcee and I'm sort of leaning towards the blue as well. I'm still hoping for a Flamewar deco and I'll probably hold out a bit to see what else we get from the mold. I think DW looks great but she's a bit more slavish to G1 than I like in Classics. I'm likely to get her too. She really does display nicely with those other figures. I'm just waffling.

As for the suggestions. Nightracer and Antagony are both primarily black. Devcon's gal is a much lighter blue. I wouldn't mind a Paradron medic but not in deep blue and not with all those weapons. Tools and healing devices, sure. Glyph should properly be a BB repaint. Override is a stretch in every sense and really has no place in a Classics display IMO. Chromia really is the closest homage other than Prime Arcee. I already have plenty of Prime Arcees. Screw it, I'll get em all. Heh.
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Re: iGear's Delicate Warrior Another Look

Postby mooncake623 » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:11 am

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