Transformers Generations Voyager Powerdive In-Hand Images
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Posted by craggy on July 27th, 2012 @ 8:44pm CDT
Posted by Doubledealer93 on July 27th, 2012 @ 8:57pm CDT
Posted by El Duque on July 27th, 2012 @ 8:58pm CDT
Posted by RAcast on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:09pm CDT
Okay, so, Leadfoot? Check. Powerdive? Check! Manta Ray? Sort-of check (see: PCC Undertow). Now we just need Ransack and the Rotor Force rides again!
Posted by Anonymous on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:12pm CDT
I particularly like how the 'visor down' look emulates the classic head sculpt.
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:14pm CDT
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:17pm CDT
Posted by MINDVVIPE on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:34pm CDT
What do you guys think of this mould? It looks alright from pics, but I feel the thights are kinda wide and round or something. Can the forearms be posed so that the wrists aren't misaligned with the rest of the arm?
The paintjob looks awesome and I love the new head and visor. The way the red eyes show through the red visor is amazing!
The purple guns will need some paint imo.
Triple "Damn" comment starters above, haha.
Posted by kirbenvost on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:40pm CDT
Posted by BeastProwl on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:43pm CDT
RAcast wrote: Now we just need Ransack and the Rotor Force rides again!
ROTF Ransack fits in with this whole vibe...
Posted by RAcast on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:52pm CDT
BeastProwl wrote:RAcast wrote: Now we just need Ransack and the Rotor Force rides again!
ROTF Ransack fits in with this whole vibe...
Meh, they share no commonalities besides the name and the fact that they're both planes.
Posted by Megazarak on July 27th, 2012 @ 9:55pm CDT
Posted by SKYWARPED_128 on July 27th, 2012 @ 10:21pm CDT
Not a fan of that super-wide mouth, if that's what it is. Maybe I could fill that line up with some epoxy or cement, sand it down and repaint it to get rid of the line.
Posted by Hip-Hoptimus Rime on July 27th, 2012 @ 10:43pm CDT
Doubledealer93 wrote:damn i hate this mold. but that paint is amazing.
Heh, I'm the other way: I love this mold but do not like these colors The shark-nose is great though. Will buy if he comes to US retail.
Posted by triKlops on July 27th, 2012 @ 10:45pm CDT
alot of these previous Asian exclusive i couldnt justify for the price but now that they are available domestically...its on
big up TRU for picking these up, good move
Posted by MGrotusque on July 27th, 2012 @ 11:32pm CDT
A shame about the bot mode and all it's subtle flaws though. They aren't egregiously offensive by any means but for me the hips, feet and forearms break the spell for me.
Still a really cool mold nevertheless.
Posted by funklizard on July 27th, 2012 @ 11:44pm CDT
MINDVVIPE wrote:I used to have a G2 Powerdive and I loved it.
What do you guys think of this mould? It looks alright from pics, but I feel the thights are kinda wide and round or something.
They hips are kind of wide on this mold. You don't notice it much when he's posed with his legs bent; but when they're just straight, it looks kind of awkward.
[quote]Can the forearms be posed so that the wrists aren't misaligned with the rest of the arm?[/quote]
Yes, you can tilt the rotors such that they're pointing about 45° with respect to the line from the elbow to the wrist. This leaves a bit of a gap in his forearm; but it still looks much better.
[quote]The paintjob looks awesome and I love the new head and visor. The way the red eyes show through the red visor is amazing!
The purple guns will need some paint imo.[/quote]
As do the propellers. Highbrow's box art had the propeller hubs painted red; very unfortunate that was missing from the finished version of the figure. A bit of that gold paint on Powerdive's propeller hubs would really have popped.
I have Highbrow; and in spite of a few goofy bits (the wide hips, the wonky forearms), it's a really cool mold. His feet are insanely posable. I tend to move the ankles down at an angle and move the "toes" up so that he's resting mostly on them.
And since I already have the mold, I'd probably only pick up Powerdive at a significant discount. Powerdive has a good head sculpt (though I like Highbrow's as well) and the paint job is nice. But having no particular affection for G2, the character really doesn't mean anything to me.
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 27th, 2012 @ 11:57pm CDT
I hope we see more vintage alts down the line. A Corsair like G2 Ransack would be killer.
Posted by Autobot032 on July 28th, 2012 @ 1:58am CDT
Posted by Anonymous on July 28th, 2012 @ 5:47am CDT