BTS-02 DX Classic Accessories Set
Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 9:38AM CDTCategory: Toy News
Posted by: Mkall Views: 8,727
Click here to see all the images. Keep in mind these are early prototypes.
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Posted by Convotron on September 16th, 2009 @ 9:42am CDT
Posted by zodconvoy on September 16th, 2009 @ 9:52am CDT
Convotron wrote:Very interesting. The two upper guns in the first picture have odd circular parts. I wonder if they're for specific figures?
Looks like they're designed to connect to the inner wheelwell like the G3 Trailer shoulder cannon for Mirage. I was hoping for more varity. Pass.
Posted by Razorclaw0000 on September 16th, 2009 @ 10:08am CDT
Posted by Gauntlet101010 on September 16th, 2009 @ 10:28am CDT
Not bad, but it doesn't scream "must buy".
Posted by kirbenvost on September 16th, 2009 @ 10:32am CDT
Posted by Flux Convoy on September 16th, 2009 @ 11:01am CDT
Posted by shonenfan4 on September 16th, 2009 @ 11:06am CDT
Posted by Mkall on September 16th, 2009 @ 11:18am CDT
Flux Convoy wrote:I'm not seeing ten weapons. I see five. These don't look so hot right now. I'm curious to see em painted and what they can do. Like who they're meant for and any neat little tricks and all that.
You're right, I mistook the weapons in the second picture to be different than the first pic. Now that I'm awake, I can see that they're just transformed.
I've fixed the story.
Posted by rpetras on September 16th, 2009 @ 11:54am CDT
Not a must buy, so price will matter.
I'd love a nice set of decent scaled null rays for the seekers too.
I have some I've customed, but a set that looked like the MP seeker cannons but smaller would be awesome!
Posted by Samsonator on September 16th, 2009 @ 12:23pm CDT
Posted by Skyfire77 on September 16th, 2009 @ 1:02pm CDT
Razorclaw0000 wrote:I'll wait and see how they look painted. I'm also curious to see how those circular parts are used. I have G3 but I don't want to take the weapons off the sprues.
I'd buy them unpainted. It'd be nice to be able to customize them to whichever figure I want to use them with.
Posted by ryan.j on September 16th, 2009 @ 4:05pm CDT
not trying to be a boring internet bastard or anything, i love the idea of custom accessories and universal ones even more so, but they really aren't looking very exciting.
however it has got me thinking about some of my tragically un-accessorised vintage TFs. is there a resource (other than fleabay, which is ripoffsville for any small items. £3 p&p? piss off! ) where i can buy fairly cheap action figure accessories to chop up? i had a look at the custom figures forum and couldn't seem much that didn't involve sculpting a whole new part from putty, or just re-painting a different toy's gun.
Posted by Down_Shift on September 16th, 2009 @ 4:14pm CDT
I'm stumped on the last one.
Posted by Doctor McGrath on September 17th, 2009 @ 11:51am CDT
My classics trailer from BTS was a bust so maybe they can redeem theirselves with this set. The two blasters were my favorite part of my trailer set.
Posted by Convotron on September 17th, 2009 @ 11:57am CDT
Down_Shift wrote:the two circular weapons are for Universe Ironhide and Ratchet.
I like the gun/blade weapon that UC Ironhide/Ratchet have.
Hmm, this set is neat but the designs don't knock my socks off. But it's a good thing to have more variety in the options of accessories we can choose from.
Posted by ryan.j on September 17th, 2009 @ 1:57pm CDT
essentially it'd boil down to interchangeable main body piece/s, handle, stock & barrel/s which you could reconfigure your weapons as and when you want, or for different toys. throw in a white-light LED unit and some different coloured light piping pieces and you'd have a must-have accessories set.
I'm going to have a bash at making myself one if i find the time, it can't be that difficult.
Posted by MatrixWithinUs on September 18th, 2009 @ 1:07am CDT
Posted by Mkall on September 18th, 2009 @ 2:13am CDT
MatrixWithinUs wrote:I'm all for having some G1 styled weapons for my universe collection but, scince they are making these trailer upgrade kits for optimus and ultra magnus. Why don't they make a trailer add on for Rodimus?? Finish him, and give him his convoy ya know... I've been thinking about making one myself but, to much life going on right now.
Posted by Cyber Bishop on September 18th, 2009 @ 7:19am CDT
Posted by [JRX] on September 18th, 2009 @ 5:13pm CDT
*EDIT it doesn't seem to be his default weapon