Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Transformers News: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012 4:45PM CDT

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Autobase Aichi brings us word that Toy Hobby Market will be including a limited edition Transformers themed iPhone cover with exclusive Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron orders. Check out the cover mirrored below.

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Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1421857)
Posted by gothsaurus on September 19th, 2012 @ 5:06pm CDT
Yeah, I wish they'd have had the foresight to plan some alternate heads. At the price point, getting 3 and 4 repaints of the same figure with no mold changes jumps the shark really quick.

I got the first few of these but bailed a while back... Banzaitron is threatening to tempt me back on board for one more, though. Very nice look for him. :-?
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1421935)
Posted by Deathsanras on September 19th, 2012 @ 9:56pm CDT
El Duque wrote:Autobase Aichi brings us word that Toy Hobby Market will be including a limited edition Transformers themed iPhone cover with exclusive Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron orders.


Just in time to be superseded by iPhone 5...
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1421974)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on September 20th, 2012 @ 2:54am CDT
The molds are pretty good, but the repaints are starting to get pretty retarded.

If that Galvatron had a new head, I might have gotten it.

As it stands, I have the red Prime and silver Megatron. Prime was bought on 1st release, he actually looked pretty cool, and at that time departmental stores here actually imported takara products for regular retail.

Megatron was recently bought at an anime convention, got it only to stand next to Prime, and cos it was pretty cheap at around $30US. Megatron and Prime look nearly identical... #-o
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1421977)
Posted by Burn on September 20th, 2012 @ 3:30am CDT
Deathsanras wrote:
El Duque wrote:Autobase Aichi brings us word that Toy Hobby Market will be including a limited edition Transformers themed iPhone cover with exclusive Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron orders.


Just in time to be superseded by iPhone 5...


Which was already surpassed by the Samsung Galaxy SIII...
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1421990)
Posted by Deathsanras on September 20th, 2012 @ 5:33am CDT
Burn wrote:
Deathsanras wrote:Just in time to be superseded by iPhone 5...


Which was already surpassed by the Samsung Galaxy SIII...


I hate people.

I hate obvious, wanton trolls even more.
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1422001)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 20th, 2012 @ 7:30am CDT
I still say that they should have switched the molds around for these two and Dai Atlas.

Dai Atlas should had been the Questor mold.
Banzai-Tron should have been the Megatron mold.
Thus would leave Galvatron with the Convoy mold, but at leas he'd have a different body from Megs.

Of course, all three would still require new heads. ;)
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1422016)
Posted by gothsaurus on September 20th, 2012 @ 9:07am CDT
Megatron's head on Prime's body... Yeah, yeah. I think I SAW that episode!

But yeah, new heads. If you're charging $50-$130 for a repaint, needs a new head and some serious forethought. Like Classics Sideswipe/Sunstreaker forethought.
Re: Limited Edition Transformers iPhone Cover Included with Alternity Galvatron and Banzaitron Toy Hobby Market Exclusives (1422190)
Posted by Sabrblade on September 20th, 2012 @ 5:13pm CDT
gothsaurus wrote:Megatron's head on Prime's body... Yeah, yeah. I think I SAW that episode!

But yeah, new heads. If you're charging $50-$130 for a repaint, needs a new head and some serious forethought. Like Classics Sideswipe/Sunstreaker forethought.
My reasoning being this:

A key feature of Dai Atlas' design were his large wings, and the Questor mold has the biggest set of wings and is the most jet-like, thus fititng for Dai Atlas.

Banzaitron has lately been associated with the look of a samurai, which the Megatron mold greatly resmebles.

The Convoy mold being used for Galvatron is simply the victim of process of elimination, but would serve as the ultimate insult to Optimus.

Plus, the Bumble/Cliff/Goldbug mold would look silly for Galvatron. :lol:

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