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Posted by Sabrblade on March 23rd, 2014 @ 4:22pm CDT
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on March 23rd, 2014 @ 4:28pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:The Hasbro one shall forever remain IDW Screamer for me. Only the Takara one has a deco worthy of truly representing the Armada character.
No translation of the bio yet? I can read some, but I don't see any mention of "Micron" anything. Just a lot of Megatron
Posted by megatronus on March 23rd, 2014 @ 4:50pm CDT
If Takara Screamer goes on sale, I'll probably pick it up, but I'm not really desperate for an Armada homage.
Posted by shajaki on March 23rd, 2014 @ 7:36pm CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on March 23rd, 2014 @ 7:42pm CDT
As I stated, I'll use the Hasbro one (which I already have) for IDW Screamer and Takara's for Armada Screamer.shajaki wrote:anyone on the fence about which aramada starscream to buy? i hope not...
Posted by Manterax Prime on March 23rd, 2014 @ 8:59pm CDT
You better not cry.
You better not pout. I'm tellin' you why.
Santascream is coming...to town.
Seriously. That is garish as all hell.
Posted by Doubledealer93 on March 24th, 2014 @ 12:18am CDT
Posted by Nemesis Destron on March 24th, 2014 @ 7:21am CDT
Posted by Trikeboy on March 24th, 2014 @ 8:18am CDT
Posted by rpetras on March 24th, 2014 @ 8:57am CDT
Posted by Sabrblade on March 24th, 2014 @ 9:05am CDT
And Hasbro's pink version is any less garish?Manterax Prime wrote:Seriously. That is garish as all hell.
Posted by craggy on March 24th, 2014 @ 9:41am CDT
Posted by T-Macksimus on March 24th, 2014 @ 11:47pm CDT
It just drives me insane because I love the mold but I hate Hasbros paint job so much that even at gun-point I'd have to think long and hard on snagging it and even at that I may still choose the bullet first.
The Takara version though is something I'd snag in a heartbeat if it were easily available to me and inexpensive. Actually, I'd get two just so I could swap out the white for G1-grey and maybe do a few VERY minor paint alterations elsewhere. The red is absolutely perfect both in hue and location. The only issue I have is the cockpit. They went with the clear orange elsewhere so why not do the cockpit too? I guess that would be one argument for buying a Hasbro 'Screamer. Swap the cockpits out and maybe use the Hasbro version for the G1 re-paint that I'd like to do but then I'd have to do the ENTIRE figure and still not have a clear cockpit on it. Screw it, I'll just buy it for the cockpit and chuck the rest of it, that's how much I despise Hasbro's version.
That's right, I would throw that kind of money away to achieve Starscream perfection instead of living with one companies complete and utter mess.
Posted by Sabrblade on March 24th, 2014 @ 11:55pm CDT
For show-accuracy?T-Macksimus wrote:The only issue I have is the cockpit. They went with the clear orange elsewhere so why not do the cockpit too?
It's painted black, though, rather than cast in black plastic.