Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby zodconvoy » Fri Feb 24, 2012 3:02 pm

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Kung Fu Man wrote:Yeah, Skullgrin's head is pretty much fine as it is. If anything I'd be happier if they added other components to the guy to differentiate him further from Straxus.

No really, that guy's just chilling on his throne on my shelf, looking over at Skullgrin and wondering why he wore the same outfit to the party. Sad really.


They can be made to look totally different just the way they are. Mine stand next to each other on the shelf and you wouldn't even know they come form the same mold. I'll post a pic when I get home.

That said, I'm not getting either of these. Skullgrin is perfect (and I mean perfect) the way he is and if I were to get a Banzai-Tron for display, I'd get the Botcon one again. I sold mine a few years ago when times were tough.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Sodan-1 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:38 pm

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I don't have or want Banzai-tron, so I'll certainly skip that one. I was about to write-off Tauros as well (perfectly happy with the head Skullgrin has) until you guys reminded me that it'll probably come with some worthwhile accessories.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Mkall » Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:58 pm

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Sodan-1 wrote:I don't have or want Banzai-tron, so I'll certainly skip that one. I was about to write-off Tauros as well (perfectly happy with the head Skullgrin has) until you guys reminded me that it'll probably come with some worthwhile accessories.

If all else fails, I may find a way to hang that skull on a chain and drape it around his neck.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron

Postby trence5 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:27 pm

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Mkall wrote:You can colour me interested.
WOW talk about TIMING..Image.. I was juuuuuuust about to pull the trigger on getting a Blood: The Dark Warrior head kit and paint it to better match Banzaitron
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Sodan-1 » Sat Feb 25, 2012 7:47 am

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Mkall wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:I don't have or want Banzai-tron, so I'll certainly skip that one. I was about to write-off Tauros as well (perfectly happy with the head Skullgrin has) until you guys reminded me that it'll probably come with some worthwhile accessories.

If all else fails, I may find a way to hang that skull on a chain and drape it around his neck.

THAT is a wicked idea. Do you mind if I copy it. Think I'd put mine around his waist though. Skullgrin's already got quite a bulky chest.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Mkall » Sat Feb 25, 2012 9:42 am

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Sodan-1 wrote:
Mkall wrote:
Sodan-1 wrote:I don't have or want Banzai-tron, so I'll certainly skip that one. I was about to write-off Tauros as well (perfectly happy with the head Skullgrin has) until you guys reminded me that it'll probably come with some worthwhile accessories.

If all else fails, I may find a way to hang that skull on a chain and drape it around his neck.

THAT is a wicked idea. Do you mind if I copy it. Think I'd put mine around his waist though. Skullgrin's already got quite a bulky chest.

Go for it. I may hang mine off the weapon or waist - I'll know for sure whenever I get it.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Genocide G2.0 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 6:47 pm

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As much as i love having Skullgrin and his head i suppose isnt bad i always thought it was too small and not ugly enough, i mean after watching masterforce or just compared to his Pretender figure then checking his Gen head out i would have liked more cartoon influence personaly.

Looking at the teaser it appears the size is no problem and they have clearly just upsized the Gen head style i just hope he has an evil face
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:11 pm

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I never felt the need to change Bludgeon's head. In my own opinion, it is WAY better than the 3rd party one.

But this upgrade set would be just PERFECT for my Banzaitron. This will really set him appart as a different character.
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Postby Genocide G2.0 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:36 pm

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-Kanrabat- wrote:I never felt the need to change Bludgeon's head. In my own opinion, it is WAY better than the 3rd party one.

But this upgrade set would be just PERFECT for my Banzaitron. This will really set him appart as a different character.


I bought the blood kit as soon as it was out and it does look good i got it for the skull face but ended up the comic face on display

even if you dont like the head the swords are amazing them alone are worth picking it up .
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Blurrz » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:36 pm

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Wonder if the Tauros head works in transformation.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Genocide G2.0 » Sun Feb 26, 2012 7:46 pm

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Blurrz wrote:Wonder if the Tauros head works in transformation.


good question that new head looks huge on the photo compared to the normal one

ive only bought the blood kit off them so i dont know if all the others work in transformation , with this it looks like it wont but hopefully im wrong
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby El Duque » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:50 pm

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Headrobots have taken to their facebook and twitter accounts to provide updates on their "Ronin" and "Tauros" upgrades for HFTD Voyager Banzai-Tron and Generations Skullgrin respectively. Check them out below.

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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Mkall » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:57 pm

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In these two, not so interested in the heads, but the accessories look pretty sweet.

It's a good day for Headrobots upgrades.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby welcometothedarksyde » Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:32 am

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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Manterax Prime » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:14 am

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And what of Skullgrin's new head. I think that's just the standard head turned around.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Dead Metal » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:44 am

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Manterax Prime wrote:And what of Skullgrin's new head. I think that's just the standard head turned around.

It is, the new head will be plugged on top of it.

I'll get the Skullgrin one for the accessories alone, I may pick up two and make a Dauros with a second Skullgrin. That way I'll have two different heads!

I may have to pick up Banzaitron now.
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Postby megatronus » Sat Mar 24, 2012 11:10 am

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Postby Down_Shift » Sat Mar 24, 2012 12:18 pm

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so far yes to Tauros, and no to Ronin. Also, can't wait for Highbrow and Mindwipe upgrades.

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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Genocide G2.0 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 4:02 pm

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Both are a must have for me bought asap.

Whats that about a mindwipe kit?.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby El Duque » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:16 pm

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Autobot Genocide wrote:Both are a must have for me bought asap.

Whats that about a mindwipe kit?.


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Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:48 pm

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Mkall wrote:I like Skullgrin's head as it is, but knowing Headrobots, there will be other cool accessories for him that will make me want to get the set.

This. It's a good head, but lets see what else Headrobots has besides a new noggin.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Doctor McGrath » Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:47 pm

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Damn it, I'm going to have to buy a Banzaitron. I wasn't real impressed by the first pictures but it's looking good now. I can't gather much from the Skullgrin pictures.
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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby BIGGUY007 » Sun Mar 25, 2012 1:12 am

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They look like a couple of interesting sets, but I'll pass!!

As a side note I discovered the other day that the word 'Ronin' means, "A Bushi or Bushido with no lord or master during the feudal period (1185–1868) of Japan. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master, or after the loss of his master's favor or privilege."

In modern usage, the term is also applied to describe a salaryman who is "between employers" or a secondary school graduate who has not yet been admitted to university.

So now you know, and knowing is half the....WHOOPS! Wrong cartoon.



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Re: Headrobots Teases "Ronin" Upgrade Set for HFTD Banzai-Tron & "Tauros" for Gen Skullgrin

Postby Dead Metal » Sun Mar 25, 2012 2:01 am

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BIGGUY007 wrote:

They look like a couple of interesting sets, but I'll pass!!

As a side note I discovered the other day that the word 'Ronin' means, "A Bushi or Bushido with no lord or master during the feudal period (1185–1868) of Japan. A samurai became masterless from the death or fall of his master, or after the loss of his master's favor or privilege."

In modern usage, the term is also applied to describe a salaryman who is "between employers" or a secondary school graduate who has not yet been admitted to university.

So now you know, and knowing is half the....WHOOPS! Wrong cartoon.



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