Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

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In-hand, comparison image of Studio Series 37 Voyager Long Haul

Postby notirishman » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:13 pm

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Thanks to Seibertronians Nathaniel Prime and Hellscream9999, we can see one of our first in-hand images of Studio Series 37 Voyager Class Long Haul, not counting pictures taken at 'Cons and the like. This image comes to us from TransFans on Facebook, and they compare the new figure to the ten year old Revenge of the Fallen Voyager Class toy. While some may argue the original toy is still good, you can't argue that the new Studio Series is more accurate and better proportioned to the in-movie model. Unfortunately, the toy is shorter, but is more stout. Of course, the new figure can combine with the rest of the seven Constructicons to form Devastator.

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:35 pm

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Grimlocktimus » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:47 pm

Well I got Scrapmetal.... seven more to go...
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby SpikeyTigertron » Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:50 pm

He’s gonna be a big boy when he’s all put together.

That said an SDCC box set in a scaled pyramid would be perfect lol
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Prime Target » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:34 pm

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I really like How they've done the Shoulder Tyres and the Sharper, more angled Alt Mode. And is that a Waist swivel I detect hidden away there? Top Show! The size difference between him and the Original, Or Transformers in general for that matter, Doesn't matter to me at all. So long as the figures are awesome,Well articulated and inspired I'll love them.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Prime Target » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:35 pm

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Any Chance of him showing up in Australia?
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Wolfman Jake » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:46 pm

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Barricade can close up nice and tight. He just takes a bit of finesse to get EVERYTHING in just the right spot, but it can be done. I had a lot easier time getting Barricade lined up than say, VW Bumblebee, which is still a nightmare for me to perfect transforming. My only issue with Barricade is that one of his black rubber wings came bent right out of the package. I haven't had time yet to fix it with a hairdryer.

I've read that some people have had issues with the clear plastic on Barricade breaking. Has anyone here experienced that? I do want to get SS Barricade but not if he's going to break.



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Duly noted! :shock:
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby william-james88 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:52 pm

Prime Target wrote:Any Chance of him showing up in Australia?

Sure, wont be out for a few months though.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Extork Trion » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:00 pm

Finally found me a Rampage today. No complaints here. Same as you all, can't wait to be able to get them all together. I'm ok with that stubby longhaul. I'm more of a boot-cut guy anyways. No skinny jeans. Oh, and for some reason today I also picked up battle damage Megs. Are there enough differences to justify buying him? Probably not, but I have an addiction. Take that wallet!
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Emerje » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:52 pm

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Wolfman Jake wrote:
Seibertron wrote:
EvasionModeBumblebee wrote:
Wolfman Jake wrote:
Barricade can close up nice and tight. He just takes a bit of finesse to get EVERYTHING in just the right spot, but it can be done. I had a lot easier time getting Barricade lined up than say, VW Bumblebee, which is still a nightmare for me to perfect transforming. My only issue with Barricade is that one of his black rubber wings came bent right out of the package. I haven't had time yet to fix it with a hairdryer.

I've read that some people have had issues with the clear plastic on Barricade breaking. Has anyone here experienced that? I do want to get SS Barricade but not if he's going to break.



PLEASE DO NOT USE A HAIR DRYER ON YOUR TRANSFORMERS! The heat from a hair dryer can get to melting point. If you need to fix bent rubber or soft plastic pieces, use boiling water which is not hot enough to melt plastic. If you do need to use a hair dryer, please use with extreme caution. Boiling water is preferred in this scenario.


Duly noted! :shock:

In fairness I've warped figures by accidentally boiling them too long as well so I don't think there's really a "safe" way of doing it, just use caution and do whatever you feel most comfortable with.

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby noctorro » Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:37 am

Longhaul is so cute.

Who's a cute boy, who is, yes you are Longhaul.

I love him, have a softspot for those big CAT dumptrucks.
Have both ROTF Long Hauls and they are pretty cool, but this one is better.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby blackeyedprime » Sat Mar 30, 2019 4:38 am

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Other than it combining I'm pretty sure the lack of working pistons, downscaling, less paint apps means in another 10 years we will be paying more than the voyagers of today, for voyagers that are upscaled tiny turbo changers :P
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Black Hat » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:19 am

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Looking nice! I definitely want him, but I'm tempted to track down ROTF Payload as well as a "big brother" to him. IMO the old mold, for all its inaccuracies, still looks really cool.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Ig89ninja » Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:49 am

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Black Hat wrote:Looking nice! I definitely want him, but I'm tempted to track down ROTF Payload as well as a "big brother" to him. IMO the old mold, for all its inaccuracies, still looks really cool.

I can totally see where you are coming from, what makes it even harder to resist is that ROTF had clones of half the Constructicons members, so you could justify having copies of the same character!
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby SGMLordMirage » Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:12 am

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I was out and about, spotted the SS 31 Megatron (battle damaged) at a couple of Targets here in my AO. Also wanted to joyously show an empty SS OP (bumblebee movie). This was the same Walmart that I spotted one that had been opened and the weapon taken out. Who knows maybe they put it back out and they came back to finish the job, lol.

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Extork Trion » Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:02 pm

He probably just escaped because there were too many Megatrons. To get reinforcements of coarse.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:01 pm

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Thought the name they use for Rampage on Amazon Japan was pretty funny. :D
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby BombshellDaBug » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:50 pm

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SGMLordMirage wrote:I was out and about, spotted the SS 31 Megatron (battle damaged) at a couple of Targets here in my AO. Also wanted to joyously show an empty SS OP (bumblebee movie). This was the same Walmart that I spotted one that had been opened and the weapon taken out. Who knows maybe they put it back out and they came back to finish the job, lol.

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Seems like there's been a lot of that and toy swapping going around recently.

Anyways, Long Haul looks really good. I like the more compact look he has going for him. I can also easily see him being retooled into TLK Onslaught.

Also,picked up SS Cogman recently. Nice to have a version of that guy that I could finally find at retail.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby SGMLordMirage » Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:12 pm

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Can’t wait to see Long Haul as well. Speaking of TLK Onslaught, would be nice if we got the remaining Decepticons in the Studio Series line. Anyways, I know there is a lot more involved with licensing/trademark,, and such between names and manufacturers of the vehicles/bike. Things like that, oh well.
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby notirishman » Sun Mar 31, 2019 11:54 am

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It's a good thing I don't have an ROTF Long Haul, but instead, I have Payload! It's perfect!
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:04 pm

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notirishman wrote:It's a good thing I don't have an ROTF Long Haul, but instead, I have Payload! It's perfect!


The one time redecos are one's saving grace. I got the G1 redeco Mixmaster and white Demolishor (with a break in one of the hinges), so things work out for me too. :lol:
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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby Ig89ninja » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:42 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
notirishman wrote:It's a good thing I don't have an ROTF Long Haul, but instead, I have Payload! It's perfect!


The one time redecos are one's saving grace. I got the G1 redeco Mixmaster and white Demolishor (with a break in one of the hinges), so things work out for me too. :lol:

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby MadProject » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:22 am

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TonTon Reviews posted Long Haul review!

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Re: Transformers Studio Series Discussion (New 2018 Movie Line)

Postby bacem » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:23 am

Found a video review on youtube, by tonton. Man this guy is quick.

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