JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby kirbenvost » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:33 pm

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dragons wrote:I fast forward through possibility see one leader figure pose see them all cockpit don't open does voyager backpack fit on leader class jet fire g1 toys are all one color


The cockpit actually does open, it was shown in a picture review on another site. I guess this reviewer just didn't notice or forgot to show it.

I'm really looking forward to this guy. I don't care for the red chrome at all, so I hope a 3rd Party will take care of that because I don't like permanently modifying my figures. This figure would be perfect if they could take care of those hollow arms and the silly chrome.

Even though he does truly scale better with Generations figures, I will be displaying him with MPs because I don't want to put away my Classics Jetfire. I might get creative and figure out some sort of stand solution to make him appear taller. Looking forward to adding some air power to the Autobot shelf. Then we just need a whole lot more Decepticons, they're getting even more outnumbered!
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby megatronus » Mon Jul 28, 2014 12:40 pm

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kirbenvost wrote:Even though he does truly scale better with Generations figures, I will be displaying him with MPs because I don't want to put away my Classics Jetfire. I might get creative and figure out some sort of stand solution to make him appear taller. Looking forward to adding some air power to the Autobot shelf. Then we just need a whole lot more Decepticons, they're getting even more outnumbered!

I plan on displaying Classics Jetfire with my Metroplex and new Legends-sized figures. :-$
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby kirbenvost » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:21 pm

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megatronus wrote:
kirbenvost wrote:Even though he does truly scale better with Generations figures, I will be displaying him with MPs because I don't want to put away my Classics Jetfire. I might get creative and figure out some sort of stand solution to make him appear taller. Looking forward to adding some air power to the Autobot shelf. Then we just need a whole lot more Decepticons, they're getting even more outnumbered!

I plan on displaying Classics Jetfire with my Metroplex and new Legends-sized figures. :-$


That's an awesome idea! I don't have enough Legends for that to be viable for me, but I bet it would look really cool.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby fenrir72 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 10:26 pm

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Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire Pre-Order up at Amazon

Postby mooncake623 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:48 am

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Still looking for a place to pre-order the new Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Jetfire? Amazon.com has it up for preorder for the cheapest price yet! Due to be released on 9/15/2014 you can put in your pre-order here:

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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby reluctantyouth » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:38 am

Well that is some good news since HTS still has NOT put up SDCC exclusives yet. I canceled my preorder for (2) from TRU and ordered (2) from Amazon. The entire order was $10.00 cheaper thanks to no tax and free Prime shipping. Thanks for being on the lookout Mooncake. :BOT:
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby Megatron Wolf » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:41 am

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Im still going to wait until these hit the stores, not buying til i see it in person cause im still not sold on it. $35 id say screw it & take a chance but at $45 no way.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby MenaceRX » Thu Jul 31, 2014 11:46 am

Same here just killed my TRU pre-order. No free 2 day shipping and the extra tax. Saved around $10 as well by going with Amazon and my Prime Membership, only way it can be better is with a TRU 20% coupon and in store purchase.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby dedcat » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:06 pm

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Deals like this were far sweeter back when Amazon did not charge sales tax.

The free shipping does make it sting less though.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby MenaceRX » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:08 pm

Agreed, thank the States for that one. While they held a legit point as a bargain shopper I dont care lol. Amazon had it nailed down for a while. Still small tax and free shipping trumps most of the other competitors.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby zatara1701 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:18 pm

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So what's all the fuss over $2 difference? I am all for saving money, but $2 isnt worth the hassle of canceling then reordering... i got free shipping on TRU (Ordered my son a Planes backpack w/FREE lunch box :grin: )

Dont get me wrong, LOVE Amazon, but I will start dancing when someone has him for $35 :KREMZEEK:
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby MenaceRX » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:21 pm

That was the only thing I ordered at the time so for me it was a $10 savings.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby griftimus prime » Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:41 pm

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just the price of the item.
no shipping.
no tax.

best deal
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby rpetras » Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:52 pm

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These were sold out on TRU and HTS when I went to order, so I'm happy with this.

And I found some Lego stuff for my kid's birthday at a great discount while I was there ... go Amazon!!!
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby triKlops » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:02 pm

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Yes, i preordered mine as soon as it popped up in my wish list.
Hell of a deal with Prime and no tax; used a few reward dollars to bring it down farther.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby mooncake623 » Thu Jul 31, 2014 10:46 pm

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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby reluctantyouth » Fri Aug 01, 2014 8:48 am

zatara1701 wrote:So what's all the fuss over $2 difference? I am all for saving money, but $2 isnt worth the hassle of canceling then reordering... i got free shipping on TRU (Ordered my son a Planes backpack w/FREE lunch box :grin: )

Dont get me wrong, LOVE Amazon, but I will start dancing when someone has him for $35 :KREMZEEK:



I totally understand getting the backpack for your kiddo and sticking with TRU, but for how much this figure is I want mine to arrive undamaged. Amazon has a much much better track record in the undamaged department for Transformers than TRU. I, knock on wood, have always received superior packing and shipping through Amazon. :BOT:
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:44 am

I went ahead and preordered from Amazon. I don't want to have to hunt all over town for it later just to save like $5. If it turns out to be one of those really-hard-to-find figures, I'd kick myself for not preordering when I had the chance.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 6:31 am

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Just picked up mine from a specialty shop. Nope, the local TRU isn't carrying him unlike Roadbuster.

Yup, the chrome chipping has started even before my opening him (the clear plastic rubber bands that kept his BFG in place was wrapped way too tight)namely on the BFG........a pest but minute issue.

Overall? What the other online reviewers are all spot on! You have got to see him to appreciate the mold/design. If the original henkei (great but limited by the stupid choice of scale and over sized helmet)gave us the 1st taste of a modern JF, this one leaves it biting the dust!

It is not perfect but MAN!!!!!!!! You must own one!

Btw, he ain't made in China anymore but in Vietnam like the recent Japanese Go! exclusives.

Another thing, his character bio seems to reflect his ROTF persona........so wrong!
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby Black Hat » Thu Aug 07, 2014 3:08 pm

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Well, I have yet to read the IDW TF comics, but IIRC it's more closely based on his IDW incarnation than his cartoon/Marvel self. Also, the bios are usually total bunk anyway. Especially if you're in the UK- Scorn got the description "Has the jaws of a dino" completely neglecting to mention his love of walks along the beach, candlelit dinners and classic oriental poetry!
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:13 pm

Motto: "Power to the strong and the right!"
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Jetfire ancient? Since G1, if you follow the the story, he existed at the same time as Starscream.

Hide? Well he got stuck in the Arctic circle in the show and DW. In IDW he was already functional during the Thunderwing saga so I wonder where he hid?

Really? Who does those bios today? Is there no one like a Bob Budiansky to do it right?
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby fenrir72 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:17 am

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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:22 am

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All that chrome. :SICK:
It truly does NOT work at all.

I wonder if I could repaint them without having the whole paint chipping away in the future?
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby fenrir72 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:28 am

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You either sand off all the chrome "K" or wait for the chromeless Tomy version. Painting over it will only lead to more chipping.
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Re: JETFIRE Transformers Generations 30th Anniversary Leader Class Discussion

Postby -Kanrabat- » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:55 am

Motto: "I will be your blade. I will be your shield."
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fenrir72 wrote:You either sand off all the chrome "K" or wait for the chromeless Tomy version. Painting over it will only lead to more chipping.


Is that a thing? Officially announced and everything? Because having to pay 60$ + taxes in store, might as well throw in another 20 to have a better looking version.
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