Revoltech Shin Getter Robo and Dougram.

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Revoltech Shin Getter Robo and Dougram.

Postby Gryphman » Sun May 14, 2006 3:48 pm

Seeing as Convoy will be part of this line in the future, I figured this would be a good oportunity to get a good look at the revoltech joint system. So far I'm very impressed. Hopefully he adds Dante soon. I really want that one.

http://www.geocities.jp/hetare_d_max/gallery-Revoltech_ShinGetterRobo1.html

http://www.geocities.jp/hetare_d_max/gallery-Revoltech_FangofTheSunDOUGRAM.html
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Postby jimsloth » Sun May 14, 2006 3:58 pm

first one, very promicing, second one, Grrrrr. Friends don't let friends make two nuckle hinges. :x

Have to admit though, I more than likely will buy the Prime and Megs nomatter how many crappy loose hinges they cover them with.
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Postby Greyryder » Sun May 14, 2006 7:26 pm

I really want that Dougram, even though it lacks lateral leg movement. It's just such a cool looking Mech.
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Postby piranacon » Sat May 27, 2006 4:22 am

but what size are they,
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Postby Greyryder » Sat May 27, 2006 3:36 pm

Supposed to be about six inches tall.
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Postby Gryphman » Sun May 28, 2006 1:04 am

Asphalt wrote:they are interesting. what is their story?


What do you mean exactly? The toys or the characters?

If you're talking about the toys themselves, they're part of a new action figure line called Revoltech. Basically they came up with a new kind of joint for action figures that alows a very large range of motion. It apears to be an even greater range than ball joints.
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Postby Gryphman » Sun May 28, 2006 3:40 pm

Definately. I don't know much about Dougram. Here's it's wiki though. It was apparently the first successful real robot show after Gundam.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dougram

Shin Getter Robo on the otherhand is the last in a series of anime from way back. Getter Robo is among the oldest of the super robots.

Here's it's Wiki.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getter_robo
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Postby piranacon » Sun May 28, 2006 3:54 pm

i realy like the way you cant see how the joint is moving, they give the robot form an organic movement, id love to bash 1 or 2 but they might be a bit expensie just for joints
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Postby gawd6sic6 » Sun May 28, 2006 5:20 pm

i have a dougram on its way to me.. got it for $20 with shipping. saw the fir b4 this post. was in the newest toyfare. ill tell yall what its like when it gets to me.
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Postby Gryphman » Sun May 28, 2006 11:39 pm

I plan on getting a Shin Getter and a Dante at the very least eventually. Might also go for Convoy if it looks nice and has lots of extras.
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Postby gawd6sic6 » Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:16 pm

got the dougram today.. awesome lil figure... i didnt know they were this small... should researched it a lil more.. but its a little under 5 inches tall.. but non the less awesome figure..

good accessories. the joints ROCK...
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