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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Rated X » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:09 am

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So the shoulder things are removable ? That makes sense considering the mold is being used for the clones. I hope there are options for them so they can look more G1.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:49 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
I really like the look of these guys, can't wait to get them. Rack 'n' Ruin next??
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:19 am

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:49 am

Review of Apex and Geminus via thedaytimeninja

http://www.thedaytimeninja.com/mech-ide ... ni-review/
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Banjo-Tron » Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:58 am

Motto: "My banjo is everything; defeat is ukelele"
Very cool review, and I really like the beast modes. They remind me very much of Apeface.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby mooncake623 » Thu Feb 07, 2013 11:19 am

Weapon: Concussion Rifle
I put these back on preorder at BBTS. now I might have to just get 2 out of the 5 figures from the Ruination set. Since I'll have these and my Whirl upgrade from Headrobots...
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Thu Feb 07, 2013 12:58 pm

Video review from peaugh

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:18 pm

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BBTS set is processing...
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Rated X » Fri Feb 08, 2013 2:20 pm

Motto: ""Assumption is the mother of all screw ups.""
Weapon: Saw-Edged Pincer
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:BBTS set is processing...



Damn I just shipped my POL last week and now all this cool stuff starts coming in.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Flux Convoy » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:45 pm

Motto: "Chaos... is coming!..."
These will have to wait since they are the start of a new pile. Really looking forward to them though.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby daimchoc » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:46 pm

Now in my POL. ;)
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Mkall » Fri Feb 08, 2013 4:51 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Rated X wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:BBTS set is processing...



Damn I just shipped my POL last week and now all this cool stuff starts coming in.

If it's still processing and hasn't entered the warehouse yet, you can message them and they'll take it out of processing.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Stormrider » Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:43 pm

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Got my message they are in my POL. I am happy.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Fri Feb 08, 2013 7:04 pm

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well, just gonna wait for TFC's Silverbolt before I hit 'ship'. Dang, a month early for these guys! :shock:
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Brakethrough » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:24 pm

Wooo! Early! And now...shipping!
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:23 am

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I have received email confirmation that my set of Mech iDeas Topspin & Twin Twist have been shipped and on their merry way! :D
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Sodan-1 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:37 am

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
I've been unsure about these two for a few months, and BBTS processed my pre-order before I'd fully decided. Thankfully these reviews have put my uncertainty to rest and I'm quite happy I've forked out for them.

I still wish Geminus' drills were bigger and could fold down onto his back. And I still wish Apex was a little more streamlined and had bigger wings. But they're cracking homages to the characters.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:49 am

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Sodan-1 wrote:I've been unsure about these two for a few months, and BBTS processed my pre-order before I'd fully decided. Thankfully these reviews have put my uncertainty to rest and I'm quite happy I've forked out for them.

I still wish Geminus' drills were bigger and could fold down onto his back. And I still wish Apex was a little more streamlined and had bigger wings. But they're cracking homages to the characters.

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Agamemnon » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:45 pm

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby gema » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:10 pm

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My DC-01 Apex and DC-02 Geminus review :grin:
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby craggy » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:03 pm

be nice if someone did something similar for the 2 sets of clone brothers. Wingspan and Pounce might be a bit more problematic, but looking at the articulation on these I reckon it'd be doable. Fastlane and Cloud...thingy... could practically be repaints of these guys!

Hope Mech iDeas stick with more of the less popular characters for their next few releases. Some Sparkabots or a Flywheels or something?
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby datguy86 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:56 pm

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These guys are fantastic - and the weapons blew me away too. I was looking for the extra tank turret I thought was missing from the packaging. Then I looked at the hammer a little more closely and realized it could break down. Fantastic!
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby robotmel » Tue Feb 19, 2013 4:51 pm

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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Wed Feb 20, 2013 12:01 pm

Motto: ""I am a warrior. Let the battle be joined.""
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These guys are absolutely beautiful. My hat's off to Mech Ideas for these two. Nigh-perfect Topspin and Twin Twist, here.
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Re: Mech iDeas DC01 Apex and DC02 Geminus (aka Twintwist and Topspin)

Postby Brakethrough » Wed Feb 20, 2013 3:42 pm

I absolutely love these two...but my Geminus has got two right hands :(
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