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Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby FurStreak » Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:50 pm

Ok, so I have been really hyped about the Prime series line and have been wanting to get at least one of each of them ok. Well, to my luck I found Airachnid available for purchase on the hasbro toy shop website recently and quickly bought one up. It arrived the other day and I must say, This is absolutely the worst transformers toy I have ever had the displeasure of owning. The vehicle mode is cool, don't get me wrong. But the bot mode is just pathetic. There is next to no articulation in the legs, the arms and hand are worse than the old G1 Block bots ones. Yes I said WORSE! The only other arms I could compare them to is the US version of Prime series Cliffjumper. The first edition japanese version was fantastic. But I aam severely disappointed in what Hasbro has to offer the US consumers. It is as if they are purposely making a KNOCKOFF edition just for us and giving other countries the pick of the litter so to speak.

What do you guys think?
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby Burn » Thu Oct 04, 2012 1:58 pm

You do own Movie Devestator don't you?
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby RodimalToyota » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:01 pm

It's a bad figure, but not the worst by any stretch of the imagination.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:28 pm

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yeah she is not the worst out there by a long shot. armada sideswipe? ROTF devastator?
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:43 pm

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Armada Sideswipe and all of his repaints are the worst Transformers ever.

But guys, he's talking about the worst Transformer he's owned. Maybe he doesn't own the figures that really suck.

I think Airachnid is the worst of the Prime line for sho (talking slang about toys :BANG_HEAD:), but I need her (and Dreadwing) to complete my in-show Decepticon cast.

FurStreak wrote:The first edition japanese version was fantastic. But I aam severely disappointed in what Hasbro has to offer the US consumers.


Uh, there was no FE Airachnid, and the FE line wasn't exclusive to Japan. Unless you mean, the Japanese release of the FEs.

The first wave of Deluxes (Bumblebee, Arcee, and Starscream) made it to U.S retail, but the 1.5 (Cliffjumper) and Voyagers (Optimus and Bulkhead) didn't. They were in Canada and other countries, though. Vehicon of Wave 2 was only in Asia and Terrorcon Cliff was cancelled altogether (until his "re-release" as an SDCC exclusive).
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby RhA » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:47 pm

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:michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:50 pm

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RhA wrote::michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:


the only thing i like about the armada sideswipe mold is his vehicle mode.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:58 pm

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Doubledealer93 wrote:
RhA wrote::michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:


the only thing i like about the armada sideswipe mold is his vehicle mode.


I don't like monkey arms.

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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby RAcast » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:00 pm

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Rotf Legends Devastator is great, though the supreme one was a bit of a letdown in terms of articulation and lack of robot modes from what I hear. Looks good though. Armada Side Swipe deserves the hate though, lol. But I'd take him over the abortion that is PRiD Airachnid any day. At least he has reasonable quality, mass and a little mini-con buddy.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby grimdragon2001 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:05 pm

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i also have RID Airachnid on the way, but she will remain MOC because i have the AM version, whos decals and micron save her from the "Complete Trash" rating and put her dangling on the "Barely Tolerable" rating
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:18 pm

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PrymeStriker wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:
RhA wrote::michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:


the only thing i like about the armada sideswipe mold is his vehicle mode.


I don't like monkey arms.

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Then fold in the car halves in robot mode ;)

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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:24 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:
RhA wrote::michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:


the only thing i like about the armada sideswipe mold is his vehicle mode.


I don't like monkey arms.

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Then fold in the car halves in robot mode ;)

Ever handled RotF Scalpel? Don't: his leg sockets break right out of the package.


I still find them to be monkey arms, and rather clunky after that.

They didn't break for me. But he is bad.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby RhA » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:33 pm

Motto: "BRING ME DANGER!"
PrymeStriker wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:
RhA wrote::michaelbay: I like both Armada Sideswipe and ROTF Devastator. :michaelbay:


the only thing i like about the armada sideswipe mold is his vehicle mode.


I don't like monkey arms.

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Then fold in the car halves in robot mode ;)

Ever handled RotF Scalpel? Don't: his leg sockets break right out of the package.


I still find them to be monkey arms, and rather clunky after that.

They didn't break for me. But he is bad.


In terms of both design and articulation; yes. I do still like him for no good reason, though.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby njb902 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:24 pm

Airachnid is better if you buy a second one and attach the second set of rotors as more spider legs, looks way better.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:40 pm

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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:47 pm

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To me most of the Prime (FE or not) toys I have seen look like crap. I have owned only the deluxes of Prime, Megatron, Ratchet and Arcee. They're OK, but nothing special. They certainly don't make me wanna go out and buy more.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby FurStreak » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:39 pm

Burn wrote:You do own Movie Devestator don't you?

Yes, and oddly enough, he is nowhere near as bad as this one.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby FurStreak » Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:42 pm

PrymeStriker wrote:Armada Sideswipe and all of his repaints are the worst Transformers ever.

But guys, he's talking about the worst Transformer he's owned. Maybe he doesn't own the figures that really suck.

I think Airachnid is the worst of the Prime line for sho (talking slang about toys :BANG_HEAD:), but I need her (and Dreadwing) to complete my in-show Decepticon cast.

FurStreak wrote:The first edition japanese version was fantastic. But I aam severely disappointed in what Hasbro has to offer the US consumers.


Uh, there was no FE Airachnid, and the FE line wasn't exclusive to Japan. Unless you mean, the Japanese release of the FEs.

The first wave of Deluxes (Bumblebee, Arcee, and Starscream) made it to U.S retail, but the 1.5 (Cliffjumper) and Voyagers (Optimus and Bulkhead) didn't. They were in Canada and other countries, though. Vehicon of Wave 2 was only in Asia and Terrorcon Cliff was cancelled altogether (until his "re-release" as an SDCC exclusive).



First edition cliffjumper was what I was reffering to.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby Optimus Eeyore » Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:37 pm

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Guess I'm alone in liking Airachnid? Right now the movie figures I own are on my Worst List.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby SKYWARPED_128 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:42 pm

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ROTF Scalpel. Wonky leg joints, and totally inaccurate alt mode.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby njb902 » Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:44 pm

Rodimus Prime wrote:To me most of the Prime (FE or not) toys I have seen look like crap. I have owned only the deluxes of Prime, Megatron, Ratchet and Arcee. They're OK, but nothing special. They certainly don't make me wanna go out and buy more.



IMO arcee, wheeljack, and soundwave are quality toys. Like you though the rest haven't thrilled me.

On a related note I do like the commander and legion(wish some of thier weapons were better) class figures.
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby FurStreak » Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:39 pm

weaponize prime sucked as well
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby NTESHFT » Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:11 pm

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Optimus Eeyore wrote:Guess I'm alone in liking Airachnid? Right now the movie figures I own are on my Worst List.



I like her too, and the movie line (well about 90% of them) sucked. Just about every movie fig I bought, I came to regret. If DOTM Megs would have been leader class, then I would have loved that one.

Also, I liked Armada Sideswipe. I really liked how his minicon fit inside of him........giggity...... and the EZ ROTF Devastator wasn't too bad, but definitely a wrong size for a combiner...
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Re: Worst transformer toy I have ever owned.

Postby FortMacs » Thu Oct 04, 2012 10:15 pm

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I like airachnid. like the over all look in both modes. I also didnt see any of the prime cartoon untill after i had her so not having the spider legs doesnt bother me at all.
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