Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby carytheone » Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:49 pm

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Spotted the 8" diecast boxed set at Target today for $70 with individually packaged kitties at $18 a pop.

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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby william-james88 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:52 pm

thats very expensive, considering the giant one with all the functionality and sounds is only about 100$
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby carytheone » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:08 pm

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william-james88 wrote:thats very expensive, considering the giant one with all the functionality and sounds is only about 100$
Yep. The set only comes with Voltron's sword. It appears that only select body panels are die cast as well and as per usual with die cast, a little detail is lost after painting. Soul of Chogokin this is not.

It'd be neat to have a mini desktop Voltron but not over $50.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby nycPrime » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:26 pm

SoC ruined it for me. No other Voltron will ever measure up.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 4:43 pm

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The gift set is a better value
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Agamemnon » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:14 pm

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I'm old school (G1?) Voltron, so I'd rather the SoC version...

Still, if I catch this on clearance... :-?
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:06 pm

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Lego Voltron, thoughts?
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby itscramtastic » Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:59 am

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LEGO Voltron DOES look cool!! I'm wondering what changes will be made though.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby nycPrime » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:13 am

chuckdawg1999 wrote:Lego Voltron, thoughts?

That's a thing? Link?
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby itscramtastic » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:38 am

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:Lego Voltron, thoughts?
That's a thing? Link?
Due out next year.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby nycPrime » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:47 am

itscramtastic wrote:
nycPrime wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Lego Voltron, thoughts?
That's a thing? Link?
Due out next year.

Depending on price I'm in
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Agamemnon » Fri Aug 04, 2017 1:16 pm

Motto: ""I'd be the President of the procrastinator's club if I ever got around to submitting my application.""
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nycPrime wrote:
itscramtastic wrote:
nycPrime wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:Lego Voltron, thoughts?
That's a thing? Link?
Due out next year.

Depending on price I'm in

Wasn't there another builder-block-LEGO-compatible Voltron already out? I seem to remember someone here doing a comparison pic with a couple of versions of Voltron.

Oh, and maybe someone needs a kidney? 'Cause I do like this LEGO Voltron. =P~ (Looks much better than the one I made as a kid out of LEGO.)

[Edit] Yeah, this one:

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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby carytheone » Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:15 pm

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I belive the user that posted those pics in this thread is the same user that got the Lego Voltron greenlighted.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Specter » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:14 am

Voltrons I own:
SOC Voltron
Toynami Voltron EX
Legendary Defender Voltron
Diecast Legendary Defender Voltron
Altmites DX Voltron
Matty Collector Voltron
SDCC Blazing Sword Voltron

Voltrons I used to own:
The 3rd Dimension Voltron (Trendmasters Re-release)
3rd Dimension Jumbo Combiner Voltron
Toynami Masterpiece Voltron

Just bought Diecast Legendary Defender Voltron this weekend, and I can't recommend him enough- he's a pretty neat little guy.

I modded his head to turn, although it sacrifices his ability to look straight forward- he's always looking slightly up now, so unless he's leaning forward a little bit, it kind of looks weird- so I'm considering buying another diecast Black Lion, just in case I ever wish to just have him staring directly forward. No biggie.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby D-Maximus_Prime » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:43 pm

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I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:51 pm

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D-Maximus_Prime wrote:I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up


Don't. Buy the gift set, it's $10-$20 cheaper
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Hellscream9999 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:55 pm

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D-Maximus_Prime wrote:I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up


Don't. Buy the gift set, it's $10-$20 cheaper

Don't even do that, save up for the official Lego Voltron combiner set that's coming out next year ;)^


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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:48 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
D-Maximus_Prime wrote:I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up


Don't. Buy the gift set, it's $10-$20 cheaper

Don't even do that, save up for the official Lego Voltron combiner set that's coming out next year ;)^


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Do they actually combine or do you just build the lions and then build Voltron?
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Hellscream9999 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:17 pm

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chuckdawg1999 wrote:
Hellscream9999 wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
D-Maximus_Prime wrote:I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up


Don't. Buy the gift set, it's $10-$20 cheaper

Don't even do that, save up for the official Lego Voltron combiner set that's coming out next year ;)^


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Do they actually combine or do you just build the lions and then build Voltron?

Oh ho ho, they combine ;)^
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Kurona » Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:33 am

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I would be so much more into this if it was the Legendary Defender version, but as is this is still friggin' cool!
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby Hellscream9999 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:40 am

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Kurona wrote:I would be so much more into this if it was the Legendary Defender version, but as is this is still friggin' cool!

I too like the more modern take on his aesthetics, but, how can you say no to a classic done up in lego?
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby william-james88 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:46 pm

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Kurona wrote:I would be so much more into this if it was the Legendary Defender version, but as is this is still friggin' cool!

I too like the more modern take on his aesthetics, but, how can you say no to a classic done up in lego?

I easily can. Not a fan of the lego aesthetic, at least not for this. I like building cool structures, I wont lie. But for a voltron toy, I would much rather have a solid toy I dont need to build that doesnt have that 32 bit aethetic you get with lego. I am good with the Legendery Defender version.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby carytheone » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:15 pm

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Hellscream9999 wrote:
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
D-Maximus_Prime wrote:I saw the die-cast lions in Walmart yesterday for $14 each. If I didn't already have the big boy, I may have jumped and picked them up


Don't. Buy the gift set, it's $10-$20 cheaper

Don't even do that, save up for the official Lego Voltron combiner set that's coming out next year ;)^
Why not all three?

I saw that Target dropped the price on the single pack die cats as well. Still the set's a better buy.
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby itscramtastic » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:19 am

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I think I'm gonna agree with Hellscream9999 and say to save up for that LEGO set. I'm super pumped!!!! It also helps that I'm riding a LEGOLAND high still :lol:
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Re: Voltron/Golion collecting and fandom?

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:48 am

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How about the possibility of a super Minipla set?
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