SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

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SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby First Gen » Tue May 12, 2009 5:39 pm

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Fans of the IDW Publishing born Transformers character Drift can find sweet joy in the latest news coming from SG Collect.

According to a report given by mineraljane of TFW2005, it appears that the spotlight recipient will be made into a collectable model kit that may or may not be given as a Transformers fan convention exclusive. No mention of what convention was said but we are treated to some blurry teaser pics of the prototype kit.

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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby Stickshift » Tue May 12, 2009 5:55 pm

A "convention exclusive" you say???

Cool I must put a preorder in with an online retailer now for $200, or if it's in the UK I might just spend money on gas and a hotel and go to the convention to get it.

Hang on a minute... I've been here before...
Now if I could just think why this doesn't feel right!

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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby It Is Him » Tue May 12, 2009 6:00 pm

That's pretty rad! (Doesn't mean I'll buy one though :D )
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby Narc » Tue May 12, 2009 6:02 pm

Interesting. I may want to get one if it's affordable.
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby Optillamanus » Tue May 12, 2009 6:12 pm

His legs look like they're bound together by his spoiler.
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby ponycorn » Tue May 12, 2009 6:35 pm

Optillamanus wrote:His legs look like they're bound together by his spoiler.


Yeah that's what it looks like to me too unfortunately.

He's supposed to be a ninja, this necessitates posability. Hope it's not the only figure he'll ever get. :(
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby GreenLantern of Cybertron » Tue May 12, 2009 6:37 pm

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The only 3rd party TF makers I trusted for an exclusive was FansProject and look what happened.
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby Mkall » Tue May 12, 2009 6:53 pm

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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby omega666 » Tue May 12, 2009 7:22 pm

Ooo. An Exclusive? I'd be willing to pay one gagillion dollars for that! :-B
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby T-Macksimus » Tue May 12, 2009 7:27 pm

Much as I would love to make a comment about this I don't think I dare make the attempt since I was chased off the site the last time I tried to have a defendable opinion about Drift.

Awwww hell, I'll throw down anyway. It's not like I'm scared of anybody anyway.

So, is this going to be Hasbros back door for leaving the guys at IDW high and dry on the Drift figure issue??
Promise us one thing then throw us a puny morsel and say here's your meal for the month?
So we get a 3rd party to come up with a model kit that only a select few will actually be able to get their hands on and that, therfore, fulfills the obligation of Drift being out there for the fans.
F*****g Jerks! (not the model company, Hasbro! I'm sure the model will be great although I'll never be able to lay my hands on one)
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby DevastaTTor » Tue May 12, 2009 8:05 pm

Looks like a brick.... with SWORDS!
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby First Gen » Tue May 12, 2009 8:23 pm

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T-Macksimus wrote:Much as I would love to make a comment about this I don't think I dare make the attempt since I was chased off the site the last time I tried to have a defendable opinion about Drift.

Awwww hell, I'll throw down anyway. It's not like I'm scared of anybody anyway.

So, is this going to be Hasbros back door for leaving the guys at IDW high and dry on the Drift figure issue??
Promise us one thing then throw us a puny morsel and say here's your meal for the month?
So we get a 3rd party to come up with a model kit that only a select few will actually be able to get their hands on and that, therfore, fulfills the obligation of Drift being out there for the fans.
F*****g Jerks! (not the model company, Hasbro! I'm sure the model will be great although I'll never be able to lay my hands on one)


Don't give up hope yet my friend. With HASBRO its all about the numbers. If enough people demand Drift be made, he will. The Classics/ Universe line is proof of this.
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Re: SG Collect to make exclusive DRIFT Model Kit

Postby Universe » Tue May 12, 2009 8:33 pm

Sweet. Hopefully we're just looking an a rough CG model. Looking forward to seeing if he looks as good as the comic character.
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