Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed

Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed

Saturday, June 30th, 2012 10:23am CDT

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Site sponsor Kapow Toys have posted a very interesting update on their facebook wall. The post tells us that the long awaited reissue of G1 Sixshot has now been confirmed, plus it contains a few titbits of information about it.

  • Asia exclusive
  • Releases in August
  • Premium packaging with leather and chrome parts (rumoured)
  • Will be expensive

Here's the original message if you wish to read it.

Kapow Toys wrote:Asia Exclusive Reissue Sixshot confirmed for this August - comes with premium packaging rumoured to be leather and chrome parts. Its also not part of the Encore line and based on the wholesale price is going to be expensive......eeeek!


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Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395835)
Posted by Andrius on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:31am CDT
Dead Metal wrote:
  • Asia exclusive
  • Releases in August
  • Premium packaging with leather and chrome parts (rumoured)
  • Will be expensive




Oh good, because I love paying for packaging and hype when all I want is the darn toy.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395838)
Posted by REMINATOR on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:41am CDT
Will be expensive??? Easily pass for me. Got the regular issue already. Save me some money for the moment.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395839)
Posted by Optimutt on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:42am CDT
When the Takara panel at the Singapore Cybertron Convention was asked whether they planned on releasing SixShot "without the leather pants" for a reduced rate, they said "We have no plans."

So yes. Expensive. :-(
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395840)
Posted by Genocide G2.0 on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:44am CDT
Just how expencive is this gonna be when it comes with a warning :lol: .

Anyway i'll wait for Hexatron? is that his name hav'nt herd nothing for a while.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395841)
Posted by RhA on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:44am CDT
Leather.

Leather.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395843)
Posted by Dead Metal on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:47am CDT
RhA wrote:Leather.

Leather.

Sixshot is into some kinky sh*t.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395847)
Posted by RAcast on June 30th, 2012 @ 10:58am CDT
At first I was like :BOWDOWN: .
But then I saw "expensive" and "leather parts" and I was like :BANG_HEAD: .

Can anyone enlighten me why he would have leather parts? o_O I know next to nothing about Sixshot, but I've seen reviews and he tickles every part of what I love about g1 stuff. But if the reissue is going to be as expensive as/more expensive than the original version is right now...ugh. :sad:
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395849)
Posted by Dead Metal on June 30th, 2012 @ 11:02am CDT
RAcast wrote:At first I was like :BOWDOWN: .
But then I saw "expensive" and "leather parts" and I was like :BANG_HEAD: .

Can anyone enlighten me why he would have leather parts? o_O I know next to nothing about Sixshot, but I've seen reviews and he tickles every part of what I love about g1 stuff. But if the reissue is going to be as expensive as/more expensive than the original version is right now...ugh. :sad:

The answer is in "Premium packaging" as in the box he comes in is made from leather, not the toy.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395854)
Posted by Bouncy X on June 30th, 2012 @ 11:16am CDT
i still have the original in mint condition and the box is mint too. i barely played with it so it literally looks and works as good as the day i got it. i wonder if he'll be worth more once the re-issue hits...not that i'd sell it but you know. lol
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395862)
Posted by Fistful of Energon on June 30th, 2012 @ 11:38am CDT
Oh well....*Hugs my G1 Sixshot* :grin:
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395871)
Posted by YoungPrime on June 30th, 2012 @ 12:03pm CDT
Meh.....I'm basically done collecting G1 figures. I want a Generations/Classic's version.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395875)
Posted by El Duque on June 30th, 2012 @ 12:18pm CDT
Premium packaging does nothing for, I'm all about the figure. Good thing I already have a G1.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395891)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on June 30th, 2012 @ 1:33pm CDT
Well looks like Sixshot will remain on the list of figures that i really want but will never get. Hell id settle for a KO version but i cant even get one of those.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395898)
Posted by Flux Convoy on June 30th, 2012 @ 2:02pm CDT
Get your shit together, Takara/Tomy. We don't need more extravagant boxes than the TFCC produces for any figure or reissue. I don't care what character it is. I want Sixshot but I certainly have a cost range I won't go out of for him. He isn't high enough on my list of collecting priorities.
:BOT:
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395910)
Posted by MightyMagnus78 on June 30th, 2012 @ 2:43pm CDT
Disappointed by this, really wanted him.

However, if Sixshot is not part of the Encore series (as originally suggested) I wonder who/what will now be Encore 23, any thoughts?
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395911)
Posted by r3devi7 on June 30th, 2012 @ 2:52pm CDT
Fistful of Energon wrote:Oh well....*Hugs my G1 Sixshot* :grin:


THIS! lol

Anyone know where I can get his guns? Shapeways or otherwise?
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395919)
Posted by Skullcrunchberries on June 30th, 2012 @ 3:08pm CDT
Man, I'm glad I picked up an original at Botcon a few years back. I think I got him for $60, no broken parts, no yellowing and complete. Considering nowadays he's probably even double that, I'm not sure how well the reissue will fair...
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395932)
Posted by Screamfleet on June 30th, 2012 @ 4:13pm CDT
Leather and chrome parts on the box?!

Oh yea! This awesome!

I've always wanted packaging with such added highlights. I know I'm not alone, tons of fans have been clamoring for more packaging and using higher end materials for a long time. Cause this is what the fans want, fancy boxes, the contents inside....not so much.
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395942)
Posted by GuyIncognito on June 30th, 2012 @ 4:38pm CDT
What do you guys think the price will be like?
Re: Reissue G1 Sixshot confirmed (1395974)
Posted by DMSL on June 30th, 2012 @ 7:03pm CDT
Already have a G1 re-issue from Takara so don't need this one.

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