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Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby El Duque » Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:02 pm

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Japanese toy blogger Alfes 2010 brings us in-hand images for Takara Tomy's latest Transformers Prime Arms Micron offerings, AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid. Swerve is an Autobot repaint/retool of AM-12 War Breakdown sporting a new head sculpt and Arms Micron. Like the rest of the figures with Hasbro counterparts, Airachnid features addition Micron ports and her own Arms Micron. Full galleries can be found by clicking here.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby craggy » Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:18 pm

heh. Swerve looks like a KO of Breakdown. Airachnid...well...um...her Micron looks pretty cool.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby CBratetron » Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:19 pm

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Not a fan of stickers. I got AM-04 Ratchet for the Micron.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby SW's SilverHammer » Fri Aug 24, 2012 7:29 pm

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I keep looking at swerve and all i think is "god I want breakdown,I really want Breakdown, why Hasbro? why!?!"

As for Airachnid.....I can't say something that hasn't been said already.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby Sabrblade » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:29 pm

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Swerve looks rad! Airachnid looks bad. :P
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby grimdragon2001 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:41 pm

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since airachnid is seemingly impossible to find retail im getting the AM version, the micron looks pretty good though
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby KNM2012 » Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:50 pm

So... When had Takara Tomy decided to give Break Down a brother? :shock:

As for Airachnid... Takara Tomy tends to put more attention and care into their lines. However, this is the second time I felt that the Hasbro mold is superior. :BOOM:
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby Cobalt Prime » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:52 am

Motto: ""Excessive force is not necessary.""
I see that the scabrous wound on Breakdown's right inner chest plate has transferred to his Autobot counterpart.

As for Airachnid, both Hasbro and Tomy's are just...yyyech! :SICK:
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby DinoMight90 » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:59 am

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Does anyone else think that since we're not getting breakdown, this is the head shown on Ratchet in his instructions and a retool/redeco of Ratchet might be our swerve? :-?
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby kirbenvost » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:45 am

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Not a fan of Swerve. The mold looks much better in Breakdown's colors. Airachnid is just a fail mold, but the addition of minicon ports actually looks good for once.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby XDMan » Sat Aug 25, 2012 11:52 am

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kirbenvost wrote:Not a fan of Swerve. The mold looks much better in Breakdown's colors. Airachnid is just a fail mold, but the addition of minicon ports actually looks good for once.
Breakdown definitely deserves to have the mold to himself, like what you said. And yes, Airachnid's mold is a lame, but but you can use the Hasbro accessories and use a little more paint instead of stickers.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby Autobot Genocide » Sat Aug 25, 2012 12:18 pm

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Swerve looks awful well the colours and the head ain't all that either and airachnid her head is way better it still don't save the mold.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Prime Arms Micron AM-17 Swerve and AM-18 Airachnid In-Hand Images

Postby CBratetron » Sat Aug 25, 2012 6:40 pm

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grimdragon2001 wrote:since airachnid is seemingly impossible to find retail im getting the AM version, the micron looks pretty good though

I used to think that too.

If you're already considering importing this for $30, I'm surprised you haven't already found online vendors selling the RiD one for $25.
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