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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:41 am

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Yep, I'm sold.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby El Duque » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:47 am

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Site sponsor Kapow! Toys has graciously supplied us with a video review of the highly anticipated Transformers Generations: Fall of Cybertron Voyager Class Grimlock! Enjoy the review performed by our Seibertron.com member Transformermegazord embedded below.

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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Cyber Bishop » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:00 am

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I am so glad that I ordered him online.. Should have him by Christmas..
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Rated X » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:12 am

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Looks a little better than I originally thought. (except for the fugly tail) I might pick him up at TRU but I dont think he is worth the added shipping to buy online.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby CBratetron » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:18 am

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I can wait. Years of delayed Australian releases have trained me for this moment.
And if I don't ever see it on shelves, gives me a chance to see if Takara does a better paint job.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby El Duque » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:20 am

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Wonder why BBTS and TFsource still don't have pre-orders for this guy and Blaster?
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:27 am

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Very nice, buying it on site. Second best Grimlock figure ever. Slightly disappointed that there doesn't seem to be any waist swivel, but it's not horrible.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Ravage XK » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:17 am

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Looking at his chest in bot mode reminds me of the Binaltech figure.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Mindmaster » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:22 am

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Well, that answers my "Can he stand decently without the use of heels?" question.

Yeah, I'm totally down with getting him, but I personally think that they should introduce the Leader class into Generations and upsize Grimlock to be properly scaled with other figures.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Transformermegazord » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:36 am

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Mindmaster wrote:Well, that answers my "Can he stand decently without the use of heels?" question.

Yeah, I'm totally down with getting him, but I personally think that they should introduce the Leader class into Generations and upsize Grimlock to be properly scaled with other figures.

I completely agree , leader class should def be reintroduced , only downside being the increase in price
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby kirbenvost » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:39 am

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Looks pretty amazing. The transformation is surprisingly simplistic but effective. The dino mode isn't perfect but most people will be displaying him in bot mode anyway. I guess it makes sense that he is 3 to a case now, I just hope I can still find Blaster. Hasbro picked a great shade of dark silver plastic for him this time around, and the amount of paint detail is good for once. Definitely looks like the best figure in the line.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Mindmaster » Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:39 am

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Mindmaster wrote:Well, that answers my "Can he stand decently without the use of heels?" question.

Yeah, I'm totally down with getting him, but I personally think that they should introduce the Leader class into Generations and upsize Grimlock to be properly scaled with other figures.

I completely agree , leader class should def be reintroduced , only downside being the increase in price


Eh, four or five dollars exra wouldn't kill me.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:12 pm

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Are there any comparisons with FoC Bruticus?
That would be nice to see.

I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Mindmaster » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:21 pm

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Va'al wrote:Are there any comparisons with FoC Bruticus?
That would be nice to see.


I concur. Comparison of the two would be very nice.

I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.


Sadly, he appears to be a hair shorter than Soundwave/Soundblaster/Blaster.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby dragons » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:12 pm

its amazing how dinobots come along way to be better over time from his g1 verison smaller compared to ultramagnus in bot mode in series there both smae size.

if hasbro/takara wont make more dinobots, insecticons heres hoping 3rd party company will
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 18, 2012 1:24 pm

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Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.


Sadly, he appears to be a hair shorter than Soundwave/Soundblaster/Blaster.


Yes, but my logic is that those characters are supposed to be Deluxe sized anyway (and Soundwave was, to fit with Megatron and Optimus). Therefore, Grimlock will tower over them all on my shelf!

(I'm not dimissing the cassette/disk holders, just saying that they don't have a place in my collection. Even though they do look pretty.)
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby stevescustoms » Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:22 pm

That is a great looking figure. I so want this. :)
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:28 pm

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Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
It ought to be the other way around. in the game, his dino mode was HUUUUGE compared to his robot mode. ;)
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby BATTOUSAIXD » Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:50 pm

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Looks great to me. I'll be getting this for sure!
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:39 pm

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Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
It ought to be the other way around. in the game, his dino mode was HUUUUGE compared to his robot mode. ;)


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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:51 pm

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Va'al wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
It ought to be the other way around. in the game, his dino mode was HUUUUGE compared to his robot mode. ;)


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Hey, I'm the one wrote that long rant speaking against all the complaints. I love this figure, but I admit it's far from perfect.
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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Va'al » Tue Dec 18, 2012 4:56 pm

Motto: "Till All Are Pun!"
Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
It ought to be the other way around. in the game, his dino mode was HUUUUGE compared to his robot mode. ;)


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Hey, I'm the one wrote that long rant speaking against all the complaints. I love this figure, but I admit it's far from perfect.



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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby Sabrblade » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:50 pm

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Va'al wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
Va'al wrote:I do like how he goes from mid-size in dino mode to BIG in robot mode.
It ought to be the other way around. in the game, his dino mode was HUUUUGE compared to his robot mode. ;)


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Hey, I'm the one wrote that long rant speaking against all the complaints. I love this figure, but I admit it's far from perfect.



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Re: Kapow Toys Reviews FOC Voyager Grimlock

Postby stevescustoms » Thu Dec 20, 2012 8:02 am

I preordered mine from BBTS last night. I can't wait to get it. I figure it should be sometime in February since the page said 1st quarter 2013. Does anyone actually know the release date on this?
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