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iceburn
31st December 2007, 11:18 PM
Post all your new year's acquisitions here... :eek:

Demonac
2nd January 2008, 09:03 AM
A nice way to start the year for me:
- G1 pretenders Crossblades & Vrooom.
- Japanese version of the movie, with repainted Blackout, spychanger Prime & insignia pins.

jaydisc
2nd January 2008, 10:18 AM
Takara 03 Soundwave Encore... a surprise gift from my brother!

i_amtrunks
2nd January 2008, 01:58 PM
2 packs of Transformers Attacktix for $3 a pack... from go-lo!

benben2142
2nd January 2008, 03:52 PM
Hey got attactix figure for $3 and I got vector prime galxy force and a classic's cliffjumper and even two glass self's with a light in it.

Rampage
2nd January 2008, 05:23 PM
http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/4192/ssssps8.jpg

finally sixshot & silverstreak

STL
2nd January 2008, 09:15 PM
A nice way to start the year for me:
- G1 pretenders Crossblades & Vrooom.
- Japanese version of the movie, with repainted Blackout, spychanger Prime & insignia pins.

Pictures, noob!

Very nice on the G1 pick ups. I've been after a Crossblades for awhile and will most likely get one this year. Fingers crossed.

Nice work on Sixshot too, Rampage. Very endearing figure though I've always found him a very boring character.

Borgeman
3rd January 2008, 12:05 AM
i followed STLs lead and scoped out broadmeadows Toy Kingdom, and scored an RID Ironhide Spychanger :)

George

Bartrim
3rd January 2008, 07:38 AM
Got Cybertron Evac and Titanium Soundwave off The Damned.

(I only took the titanium Soundwave because it was $10. I wouldn't pay any more for the figure)

dirge
3rd January 2008, 07:47 AM
I've actually been working on Soundwave's legs, and while the groin still looks like he's wearing a nappy, I'm happy with my $20 purchase now that he stands up.

It only took half a roll of Sellotape!

STL
3rd January 2008, 09:22 PM
Hot damn, Borgeman. Good find. I searched last Sunday or the one before last, can't recall. Didn't find anything at the time. Guess it might be worth another scout!

Pete
3rd January 2008, 09:36 PM
got back from holidays Yesterday and these guys were waiting for me :p

http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/2029/1000340iq2.jpg

STL
3rd January 2008, 09:44 PM
got back from holidays Yesterday and these guys were waiting for me :p

http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/2029/1000340iq2.jpg

Goes green with envy! Very nice, dude.

dirge
3rd January 2008, 09:44 PM
Encore Ironhide and AM Megatron showed up today. Since I have an original Ironhide, Actionmaster Megs gets the honour of being my first TF of the year (:

Saintly
4th January 2008, 07:57 AM
I'm more interested in what appears to be a grahpics tablet/table thing you seem to be using as a desk. :)

That green (or brown, I'm colour-blind) piece that the TFs are sitting on is a measurement cutting board. It's used for scaled-model making by drafters, architects, builders and the likes...

Borgeman
4th January 2008, 08:28 AM
http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/04012008200.jpg

all for the giant sum of $2.25 :D

George

Borgeman
4th January 2008, 11:03 AM
Where froms? Cool? :D

ebay :)

George

iceburn
4th January 2008, 11:06 AM
Got my spare classics cliffjumper from Gutsman_Heavy today for the mod-kit when that order does go through...

Fungal Infection
4th January 2008, 09:40 PM
Arrived today:

Complete C9 Whirl

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q305/Redboost77/Acquisitions/Acquisitions13.jpg

TV reissue Tigatron

http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q305/Redboost77/Acquisitions/Acquisitions12.jpg

That leaves the number of G1 figures I need to complete my collection (I'm only collecting the first 2 years toys) at 3. And Tigatron I'm thinking of selling because I can't be arsed collecting every other figure in the series. :p

iceburn
4th January 2008, 10:37 PM
Went hunting today but shelves are either GONE/EMPTY (Myer and Target) or oldly stocked (BigW). But eventually bought mechandises at Target as follows:

Playing Cards $4.99 (50% off)
Hologram Casing with sweets $2.99 (also 50%)

http://img219.imageshack.us/img219/7898/p1040091als4.jpg

i_amtrunks
5th January 2008, 02:11 PM
I nabbed me one of those hologram tins with soft jelly lollies, surprisingly, the lenticular has 3 images, something I have not seen in... well ages.

Nabbed Beast Wars Sourcebook #3.

Don't bother with it, it really is terrible.

iceburn
5th January 2008, 07:57 PM
I nabbed me one of those hologram tins with soft jelly lollies, surprisingly, the lenticular has 3 images, something I have not seen in... well ages.

Yeah..the images are shown here
http://www.otca.com.au/boards/showpost.php?p=830&postcount=9

Paulbot
5th January 2008, 09:31 PM
Back from holidays with one acquisition that I think everyone else got ages ago -- the Optimus Prime voice changer helmet (with real movie voice)

I was checking out a country Big W down in Wonthaggi and they had one at the post X-Mas price of $27.84. Although I put off buying it so many times this time I picked it up and I love it. Very impressed by the voice changing, the on demand Transformation sound effects and the Cullen voice.

dirge
5th January 2008, 10:07 PM
Back from holidays with one acquisition that I think everyone else got ages ago -- the Optimus Prime voice changer helmet (with real movie voice)


If it makes you feel any better Paul, I still don't have it.

SofaMan
6th January 2008, 10:05 AM
Back from holidays with one acquisition that I think everyone else got ages ago

Me too, except I finally got my Bumblebee '08. :D

TheDirtyDigger
6th January 2008, 04:25 PM
First acquisition of the new year...


It's not as good as Jaydisc's AFA graded one but still.....am stoked with finally getting it.

http://img178.imageshack.us/img178/3661/reflectorhh5.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

iceburn
6th January 2008, 05:31 PM
Bought these today:

- Attacktix Battle Bases from TRU x 3 @ $3.99 each (to be used for my Attacktix Transformers figures)
- Paperbag from Kmart $0.05 (Was $3.99, down to $0.21)
- Decepticon T-shirt (Gift from girlfiend)

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/5590/p1060092acf1.jpg

benben2142
6th January 2008, 11:30 PM
Got the tf movie jazz black windows today I was surpose to get movie starscream but some B...ards bought it I saw that 2 days go and it's gone yesterday I was surpose to get movie ironhide and yet again after one day it's gone. One time at Westfiled they had every wave 5 and 4 there after one week only 1 strogarm was left nothin else was left so I'm going to start killing these kids gggggggggggggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr................ ..

iceburn
6th January 2008, 11:35 PM
Got the tf movie jazz black windows today I was surpose to get movie starscream but some B...ards bought it I saw that 2 days go and it's gone yesterday I was surpose to get movie ironhide and yet again after one day it's gone. One time at Westfiled they had every wave 5 and 4 there after one week only 1 strogarm was left nothin else was left so I'm going to start killing these kids gggggggggggggrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr................ ..

grrrr...why don't you grab them when you have the chance, else you can always go to laybys and put them on hold for the next 3-5 days. lesson to learn my fren - grab/buy it first, don't want it, refund later

benben2142
7th January 2008, 01:42 AM
Hey I ordered a classic construction set of ebay here's the link http://cgi.ebay.com.au/TRANSFORMERS-Classics-CONSTRUCTICON-DEVASTATOR-MISB_W0QQitemZ230198411384QQihZ013QQcategoryZ4696Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Also I was going to a armada sideways as well for $32 misb by takara but I thought I would saves some more money so I can get bugbite of ice-burn RIGHT!

kup
7th January 2008, 02:42 AM
Hey I ordered a classic construction set of ebay here's the link http://cgi.ebay.com.au/TRANSFORMERS-Classics-CONSTRUCTICON-DEVASTATOR-MISB_W0QQitemZ230198411384QQihZ013QQcategoryZ4696Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Also I was going to a armada sideways as well for $32 misb by takara but I thought I would saves some more money so I can get bugbite of ice-burn RIGHT!

How did you order it if the ebay link still has it for sale? Do you mean that you ordered it from someone else and the link is just there for reference or something?

Also what the heck are you doing up online every day until 5am in the morning? Where are your parents?
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iceburn
7th January 2008, 06:09 AM
Hey I ordered a classic construction set of ebay here's the link http://cgi.ebay.com.au/TRANSFORMERS-Classics-CONSTRUCTICON-DEVASTATOR-MISB_W0QQitemZ230198411384QQihZ013QQcategoryZ4696Q QssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem Also I was going to a armada sideways as well for $32 misb by takara but I thought I would saves some more money so I can get bugbite of ice-burn RIGHT!

I was wondering too, why are you up so early for a 13 (2008) year old kid?
You should be getting your sleep. Anyway, bugbite won't be for sale to you unless you get your uncle to contact me first and the other 4 figures has someone wanting them too.

Saintly
7th January 2008, 08:12 AM
to be 13yrs old and posting at some 3am??? I much rather sleep!! I hope you are not doing anything naughty! :/

jaydisc
7th January 2008, 09:16 AM
It's not as good as Jaydisc's AFA graded one but still.....

Ha ha. Glad to have you on the new board Digger. We missed you.

benben2142
7th January 2008, 11:36 AM
Hey don't worry fellows it's only 2:30 over here the latest I sleep is 3:00 and I'm 12 in may I'll 13 so get ready to buy me some presents also I'll pm you ice-burn.

iceburn
7th January 2008, 11:50 AM
Hey don't worry fellows it's only 2:30 over here the latest I sleep is 3:00 and I'm 12 in may I'll 13 so get ready to buy me some presents also I'll pm you ice-burn.

2.30am ...that's late. what are you doing not in bed at that hour?
benben...pm u back...

Saintly
7th January 2008, 01:18 PM
Hey don't worry fellows it's only 2:30 over here the latest I sleep is 3:00 and I'm 12 in may I'll 13 so get ready to buy me some presents also I'll pm you ice-burn.


2.30 or 3am, 12 or 13... that isn't the point here (even if you're on school holidays)... those sort of hours is late in anyone's book (unless you're a shift worker, but still)

I guess I should not (and others) tell you how to live your life... but I would much rather put those time in hibernating than talk to freakshows or fruitcakes :P LOL and those "0500" ads are very boring!

dirge
7th January 2008, 01:25 PM
Do you all forget the hours you kept during the summer holidays? I know I used to get up at noon and go to bed at 2 when I was on my summer holidays from school/uni!

Saintly
7th January 2008, 01:40 PM
Do you all forget the hours you kept during the summer holidays? I know I used to get up at noon and go to bed at 2 when I was on my summer holidays from school/uni!

no... but I also remember curfews :P

Trailer Park Ninja
7th January 2008, 03:12 PM
2X Classics Voyager Optimus Prime from Ebay (Alphasourcetoys)
Hasbro Commemmorative Astrotrain from Ebay
Classic Voyager Deluxe Jetfire (Belated Xmas present)
Classics Deluxe Rodimus & Classics Deluxe Bumblebee + Astrotrain Value Pack (from lhec of this forum)

http://img299.imageshack.us/img299/8716/img0446mw6.jpg

iceburn
7th January 2008, 08:32 PM
Picked up my pride and joy today from yesterday's ebay wins!!

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/1852/p1070094aaq7.jpg

- Takara Reissue Skids
- Takara Reissue Perceptor
- Takara Reissue Predaking

Note: Does not include the pink tissue box underneath the table :D

Tiby
7th January 2008, 10:03 PM
Today's arrivals:
RID Cryotek
BM Supreme Cheetor
BM Che
BM Mechatron
BM Dillo
MW Soundwave
Energon Overcast
Energon Dreadwing
Energon Treadbolt
Energon Sixshot

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z204/Tiby1/DSC01732.jpg

iceburn
7th January 2008, 10:10 PM
ahh envy on Energon overcast and threadshot :P
nice one tibs

STL
7th January 2008, 10:33 PM
For me:

http://img244.imageshack.us/img244/6391/dscf3337bp2.jpg (http://img244.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dscf3337bp2.jpg)

- WW Grimlock bust (it's a beauty I'm glad to have now that the Titanium now won't see release)
- RC Barricade
- RC Optimus Prime
- RC Bumblebee (all from Tandy, got some for Iceburn too but that's all that was left. Doubt I would've got them if they were more than $10)
- Junker Crumplezone. My aunty picked it up for me and since ti's free, I cant complain. That said, it's surprising how cool the toy is despite missing those two launchers. Very impressed it can be missing so much yet be so decent a figure still. Cybertron was good.

On an offnote, I also opened Dark Crumplezone and was surprised to find how cool the remould was. There are significant differences in the alt mode that are quite cool. If Hasbro made this effort with TFM figures, I'd be far more impressed

GoktimusPrime
7th January 2008, 11:18 PM
- WW Grimlock bust (it's a beauty I'm glad to have now that the Titanium now won't see release)
It'd be even more beautiful if it could transform! :)

Those RCs are heaps fun. :)

benben2142
8th January 2008, 12:03 AM
Yes I said I ordered constructicons classic's and also since Ice-burn isn't going to sell me his bugbite I'm going to get botcon pepsi prime. How come no one has him everybodys got pepsi convoy even griffin doesn't have him or botcon's vector sigma.

Borgeman
8th January 2008, 01:59 AM
got 3" rodimus titanium

George

TheDirtyDigger
8th January 2008, 01:45 PM
Lucky my boy shoved a Batman bomb up his nose and had to go to the doctor's. Gave me a chance to come home and go through my ebay wins and negotiated deals.

Trypticon, Omega Supreme and Shockwave from a private deal. Probably the biggest buy I am likely to do this year.
All I can say is.....w00t.:D

Demolisher and minicon Blackout from Oz Ebay.

Whirl was a junker I scored off Demonac months back but finally gave him the new rotor blades and canopy he needed on the weekend which I scored off a non-Ozformer. All happy here!:)

http://img516.imageshack.us/img516/4902/bigbuykk8.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

omega3
8th January 2008, 07:47 PM
so far movie barricade from big w

Tiby
8th January 2008, 08:19 PM
Very nice haul Digger!

STL
8th January 2008, 10:50 PM
Awesome, DD! Just plain awesome. Now, how about we have a bbq at your place?

TheDirtyDigger
9th January 2008, 05:14 AM
Awesome, DD! Just plain awesome. Now, how about we have a bbq at your place?


I would love to mate. It's just that it'd have to be all indoors. No backyard on the first floor.:(

i_amtrunks
9th January 2008, 09:27 AM
I would love to mate. It's just that it'd have to be all indoors. No backyard on the first floor.:(

Sure there is! Just watch the first step, it's a doozy!

JuzMel
9th January 2008, 10:56 AM
For me:

- WW Grimlock bust (it's a beauty I'm glad to have now that the Titanium now won't see release)
- RC Barricade
- RC Optimus Prime
- RC Bumblebee (all from Tandy, got some for Iceburn too but that's all that was left. Doubt I would've got them if they were more than $10)
- Junker Crumplezone. My aunty picked it up for me and since ti's free, I cant complain. That said, it's surprising how cool the toy is despite missing those two launchers. Very impressed it can be missing so much yet be so decent a figure still. Cybertron was good.

On an offnote, I also opened Dark Crumplezone and was surprised to find how cool the remould was. There are significant differences in the alt mode that are quite cool. If Hasbro made this effort with TFM figures, I'd be far more impressed
Ahhh STL, nice acquisitions esp. the grimlock bust. And I've gotta say I like Crumplezone in both modes too. He and Ransack never fail to amuse me with their sillyness. :D

What does RC mean? And how do you play them?

Saintly
9th January 2008, 11:01 AM
What does RC mean? And how do you play them?

RC is short for remote-controlled. You play with them via the remote, I'm guessing ;)

JuzMel
9th January 2008, 11:55 AM
RC is short for remote-controlled. You play with them via the remote, I'm guessing ;)
But they look like Guns though? So you shoot them and then control them? Arrghhh they look fun! I want I want...

Saintly
9th January 2008, 11:59 AM
But they look like Guns though? So you shoot them and then control them? Arrghhh they look fun! I want I want...

Can't exactly shoot.. but yeah you POINT at them and control via a button or a wheel, I supposed (I don't actually have them, but want it too)

I should also correct myself that RC actually stands for "Radio-Controlled" rather than remote, eventhough it's like a remote... the correct terminalogy is radio because it uses radio frequency as opposed to remote using infra-red (most times)

Kyle
9th January 2008, 02:34 PM
I have got my December and January acquitions from Japan/Hong Kong all mixed up... (and not all are TF related... :p )

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00181.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00182.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00183.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00184.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00186.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00187.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00188.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00189.jpg

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee16/Kyle_Chow/DSC00190.jpg

iceburn
9th January 2008, 02:39 PM
keke...1 eyed lego prime...but its nice :P
great hauls over the old/new year

liegeprime
9th January 2008, 03:18 PM
Massive haul TDD and Kyle! Luv the Kokeshi Keychain Mickies!! Anyhoo... Got them off layby.. Not my first Jan acquisition - those would be Encore Ratchet & Ironhide but they're still with dirge so Im posting these guys first with my older toys welcoming them and preparing to "free" them hehehe.

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb313/liegeprime/TFcollection-Australianportion01-1.jpg

jaydisc
9th January 2008, 03:51 PM
Hey Liegeprime, what's that loose black seeker?

Saintly
9th January 2008, 04:00 PM
'think that is a customed repaint by stencilator

not sure what name, liegeprime has given it :)

Saintly
9th January 2008, 04:05 PM
Good haul by everyone so far... nothing yet for me :/ but we'll see :)

Gutsman Heavy
9th January 2008, 04:20 PM
http://img104.imageshack.us/img104/3195/pb250043dz7.jpg

[formerly]MISB Hasbro Reissue Hoist, huge throbbing thanks to Iceburn!

jaydisc
9th January 2008, 04:35 PM
huge throbbing thanks to Iceburn!

That's funny. :D

TheDirtyDigger
9th January 2008, 06:28 PM
Hey Liegeprime, what's that loose black seeker?

That's Nightfall.

liegeprime
9th January 2008, 06:40 PM
Hey Liegeprime, what's that loose black seeker?


'think that is a customed repaint by stencilator

not sure what name, liegeprime has given it :)


That's Nightfall.

Ting dingding ding and we have a winnah!!!! TDD remembers hehehehe:D yup Nightfall - Stencilator custom painted him as my very own character (made of leftover seeker parts I put together) :) I also bequethed him the Starsword ( from a binaltech arming case) and he's my official greeter for "new arrivals" starting '08 in the toyroom! My neutral avatar.

dirge
9th January 2008, 10:10 PM
G1 Roadblock in the mail today. One of the dreaded Gold Plastic Syndrome brigade. Some minor chips on the fists, but all the joints are fine. Not that I'll ever transform him save for the review!

liegeprime
9th January 2008, 10:23 PM
G1 Roadblock in the mail today. One of the dreaded Gold Plastic Syndrome brigade. Some minor chips on the fists, but all the joints are fine. Not that I'll ever transform him save for the review!

yeah, The arm of the little bot in mine broke in just the first few minutes since I unpacked and played with him. He's more of a statue now (fixed) I only pose the outer shells. Stupid gold syndrome hmp :mad::mad: dont even try on yours lest you end with a decapitated inner bot.

STL
9th January 2008, 10:40 PM
I would love to mate. It's just that it'd have to be all indoors. No backyard on the first floor.:(

Drat. That'd make it harder for me to nick off with.... I mean, enjoy the comforts of a bbq in the backyard.



What does RC mean? And how do you play them?

Saintly already explained the the RC part so I'll just confirm on the play part. The play value isn't great. The gun really only holds the toy when you're not playing so it doesn't shoot the TF off. To play with this Spychanger, you've got to point at the car with the gun and use two arrow buttons: backward and forward. It's not that much fun after awhile because you can't really do turns, it's just straight back and forth. Good for $10 tho. If you want, I'll nab u some if they're still on sale on Saturday. Last time I was there, there was only Barricade and BB left.

For me today:

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/718/dscf3338yy6.jpg (http://img267.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dscf3338yy6.jpg)

G1 Pointblank w/ Peacemaker. It's been awhile since I first bought a G1 figure of any value and given I intend to complete my G1 collection by years end, this is where I start. I nabbed it at $55. Can't complain cos I'd budgeted for more!

The toy's in excellent nick and stickers are really really impressive. I think this guy was an ex-collector, he' took exceptional care with the toy to keep it this good for so long.

One of the frustrating things I've found was all the extra paperwork is a pain. I normally don't give a rats when buying but I hate ending up with the paperwork b/c feel obliged to store it away safely b/c of the vintage nature of it.

cygnus
9th January 2008, 11:25 PM
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s18/benwhc/DSC00348.jpg

just one thing is TF related...classic soundwave from ebay :)

llamatron
10th January 2008, 12:07 AM
I believe that Dirty Digger wins this thread.

jaydisc
10th January 2008, 09:23 AM
I believe that Dirty Digger wins this thread.

Kyle's haul is mighty impressive too.

iceburn
10th January 2008, 11:05 AM
I believe that Dirty Digger wins this thread.

haha 2 biggies in 1 row

Gutsman Heavy
10th January 2008, 01:01 PM
http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/8729/pb250044kb3.jpg

Apeface with outer-box, decoder, instructions and very good condition catalogue!

GoktimusPrime
10th January 2008, 05:30 PM
Nice! I got that toy for a Xmas present in 1987... the weapons went missing though, grrr.

Anyway, after 7+ hours of searching and driving around I finally got myself a lockable glass cabinet for Masterpiece "Time Warrior"*

*name modified for legal reasons

iceburn
10th January 2008, 05:55 PM
Nice! I got that toy for a Xmas present in 1987... the weapons went missing though, grrr.

Anyway, after 7+ hours of searching and driving around I finally got myself a lockable glass cabinet for Masterpiece "Time Warrior"*

*name modified for legal reasons

grr has been copyrighted..so must quote please [benben, 2008]

Zippo
10th January 2008, 05:55 PM
Came back from a weeks holiday around the country. TF related things brought:

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a385/nz-kiwiman/Hauls/ZipposJanuary2008Haul05.jpg
Robovision Prime, Armorhide, TF Money Tin

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a385/nz-kiwiman/Hauls/ZipposJanuary2008Haul06.jpg
BT Zoom Zoom and Blue Prowl
TF Pillowcase
WSTF Hot Rod

http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a385/nz-kiwiman/Hauls/ZipposJanuary2008Haul07.jpg
New Avengers/Transformers 1-4

iceburn
10th January 2008, 06:03 PM
ohh where did you get that money tin from? it looks nice. $$??

Zippo
10th January 2008, 06:51 PM
ohh where did you get that money tin from? it looks nice. $$??

It was at the Warehouse - think Big W
$6

Tetsuwan Convoy
10th January 2008, 07:46 PM
Whheeeeee! Birthdays are great! Except that I am catching up to 1orion2many in years now......

Anyhoo, got me some Ratchet and Ironhide (http://s91.photobucket.com/albums/k313/Wootnchoo/Ironhide%20and%20Ratchet/) goodies, movie Payload and Dropkick (http://s91.photobucket.com/albums/k313/Wootnchoo/Payload%20and%20Dropkick/) and a really handy tabletop tripod, which I put to good use for those linked pics.

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k313/Wootnchoo/IMG_0043.jpg

I really like Dropkick. His bio is funny all he wants to do is sit in the dark and be angry! LOL. Someone at Hasbro is having fun! I like the toy too. Has some nice extra details like the swivelly bits on the feet and hydraulics molded behind his knees. Only complaints are the insect legs, which although it does make him look alien and they are good for balance, getting them even is a pain in the butt and the other one being his stupid capture claw. It's too damn large!!!!

Payload is alright. My one seems to be lacking in glue-power though. The truck grill comes off, as well as the centre piece of his claw, oh and his head comes off easy too. Easily fixed, but annoying, since they should be properly affixed in the first place (where's your quality control Hasbro?!?!? I have been wondering this for sometime now actually...). The claw is far too long as well. Makes displaying him on a crowded shelf tricky. Nice toy aside from that. Funny too as he works for ASS (http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k313/Wootnchoo/Payload%20and%20Dropkick/IMG_0021.jpg).

I like Ratchet and Ironhide better than I thought I would. The toys aren't really all that good, but there is a definite charm they have over me and I certainly don't regret getting them. The cardboard heads are pretty funky, but after I put the stickers on, I just love the character the original stickers give and so the cardboard heads went away.

dirge
10th January 2008, 09:19 PM
I like Ratchet and Ironhide better than I thought I would. The toys aren't really all that good


Be honest, they're c®@p :rolleyes:



but there is a definite charm they have over me and I certainly don't regret getting them. The cardboard heads are pretty funky, but after I put the stickers on, I just love the character the original stickers give and so the cardboard heads went away.

I do like them, there is a charm to the odd nature of these guys. As piloted mecha, they're not actually any worse than the other Diaclone based figures in the same series - it just translates poorly compared to the others. I like them as an interpretation of the Diaclone line, even though that does hurt them as Transformers.

STL
10th January 2008, 10:15 PM
Wow. That's very nice work, Gutsman. That's a very hard piece to find at a decent price plus with box too. How much did it set you back if u don't mind me asking?

Gutsman Heavy
11th January 2008, 12:00 AM
Wow. That's very nice work, Gutsman. That's a very hard piece to find at a decent price plus with box too. How much did it set you back if u don't mind me asking?

$111.39 inc postage from USA. Not exactly cheap but I've wanted him ever since I get back into Transformers, one of my grails, so I'm stoked.

Borgeman
11th January 2008, 03:13 AM
well i went back to the toy kingdom we all love best, and scored another RID spychanger, this time W.A.R.S :)

George

JuzMel
11th January 2008, 09:12 AM
Got this today thanks to the_Damned:

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r70/milassilem/Transformers/Tfn-20.jpg

And hey kyle! I have the Nintendo DS R4 Revolution thingy too! It's great, you can stored so many games in one cartridge! :D

Paulbot
11th January 2008, 10:04 AM
well i went back to the toy kingdom we all love best, and scored another RID spychanger, this time W.A.R.S :)

Are these the Tiny Tin versions?

STL
11th January 2008, 10:44 AM
Are these the Tiny Tin versions?

Nope, nope. Just the normal RiD versions. Different paints to the tiny tins

Paulbot
11th January 2008, 10:54 AM
Are they the semi-transparent ones then? I get all confused by the Gobots/Spychangers. Have any other toys been rereleased as much in the English speaking market??

STL
11th January 2008, 11:29 AM
Are they the semi-transparent ones then? I get all confused by the Gobots/Spychangers. Have any other toys been rereleased as much in the English speaking market??

Yep, they're the semi-transparent ones.

I'm gonna say the Armada Deluxe Prime version has seen a heap of releases. Energon, Cybertron, RiD Ultra Magnus, Nemesis Prime/Scourge. That or the G2 Cyberjets have been remoulded and resized enough times

Paulbot
11th January 2008, 11:38 AM
Yeah but starting with the Gobots they were rereleased almost straight away, and then in RID, and then semi-transparent, and then with Tiny Tins, and then in Armada style packaging with classics recolours, and then in Universe. It's easy to loose track!

TF76
11th January 2008, 08:00 PM
First acquisitions post.

This week I got Encore Prime and Starscream. No pictures yet I’ll post some in the next week. For the most part I’m happy with them. I never owned G1 Starscream before, my G1 Thundercraker finally has a friend.

Thanks.

Tiby
11th January 2008, 08:46 PM
Today's finds:
-Slammer Jazz
- Slammer Cliffjumper

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z204/Tiby1/DSC01738.jpg

kup
11th January 2008, 09:05 PM
Here is my January Intake (arrived at different times during the month):

http://www.geocities.com/wow_frostwolf/tf2/january.JPG

- G1 Countdown
- G1 Nightbeat
- Music Label Soundwave (Blue)
- G1 Jetfire
- Pretender Jazz
- Encore Ironhide
- Encore Ratchet
- D-78 Takara Predaking Reissue
- BT-06 Tracks (Blue)
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GoktimusPrime
11th January 2008, 09:25 PM
attach those face stickers to Ironhide and Ratchet already!! They look terrible without them! ;)

Gah, this is annoying - I just took a look at Reprolabels - they have reprolabels for Pretender Bumblebee and Grimlock, but not for Pretender Jazz! You might wanna email the guy who runs that sight and see if he's willing to make a set (I don't see why not considering he's already done them for the other Autobot Classic Pretenders). I wouldn't blame you if you went ahead and painted that helmet visor in.

kup
11th January 2008, 09:35 PM
I dont like Takara/Hasbro stickers so I have ordered Reprolabels which are due any day now. This includes the G1 'toon faces too. As soon as they arrive I will stick them on and take photos.

I didn't know that they lacked the Pretender Jazz stickers. Hopefully they will have them in the future. I wil email them and wait until then.
________
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STL
11th January 2008, 10:47 PM
Whoa.... Kup.... awesome. a complete Nightbeat! Geez I am getting so green this month, I'm probably gonna Hulk out. :)

I've looked for a complete Nightbeat many times last year but never came across one. How much did u seal the deal for?

omega3
11th January 2008, 10:54 PM
i picked up the transformers ultimate guide updated edition from borders melbourne and also got the g1 toy field guide from minotaur

Borgeman
11th January 2008, 11:10 PM
got these in the mail today:

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/11012008234.jpg
http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/11012008233.jpg

Erector and Overload are complete (i have an incomplete overload), the first Roughstuff is missing the missles and the bot (2nd one is a junker), Red Hot is missing his ladder, and Skystalker is the shuttle only, but hey not complaining for $25 :)

George

Edit: randomly blurry pics, dunno why :/

kup
11th January 2008, 11:27 PM
Skystalker!
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dirge
12th January 2008, 08:31 AM
That's Overload, not Overlord (:

Borgeman
12th January 2008, 08:42 AM
pfft dirge, your eyes are obviously mistaken :p

George

i_amtrunks
12th January 2008, 01:28 PM
Another Movie Barricade for reasons I am yet not sure of...

Paulbot
12th January 2008, 03:41 PM
I got the last issue of the current Beast Wars comic and the third of the Sourcebook. The third sourcebook is the best so far for being complete. They show each mode/form of most characters and even the 'mutant' heads. Shame they left out Transmetal Optimus Primal completely though.

liegeprime
12th January 2008, 07:07 PM
Finally received Reissue Ratchet & Ironhide, many thanks to Dirge for letting me ride on his order. Got the Beast wars Sourcebook #3 last week as well( almost forgot about that), though I bought it just to complete the first two as I'm really not impressed with it. Anyhoo, these two get the official greetings from my TF avatar as well as their predecessors.

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb313/liegeprime/TFcollection-Australianportion01-2.jpg
Down at City Myer Foodcourt - thats Rampage beside me BTW

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb313/liegeprime/TFcollection-Australianportion01-3.jpg
Welcoming commitee (the new ones are with their weapons in front)

Was almost tempted to buy that sketchbook at Kinokuniya but after some thought, I was only after 3 sketches of the whole book anyway so decided not to.

dirge
12th January 2008, 11:20 PM
Picked up my share of the combined Casefresh sale order (gamblor, rampage & myself) at the Sydney meet today:

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/Transfan%20Meets/Sydney%20Meet%20January%202008/sydmeet0108_08.jpg

Forgot that I already had Fireflight, so I onsold that one today....

GoktimusPrime
12th January 2008, 11:22 PM
Borgeman: do you want to keep that Skystalker shuttle? Cos I have the Micromaster robot but I need the shuttle! PM me if you wanna make me a deal please! :)

Anyway, here's what I got today...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/Transfan%20Meets/Sydney%20Meet%20January%202008/sydmeet0108_09.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/Transfan%20Meets/Sydney%20Meet%20January%202008/sydmeet0108_11.jpg

The_Damned
13th January 2008, 12:00 AM
those heads look pretty kewl!

dirge
13th January 2008, 12:06 AM
those heads look pretty kewl!

They photograph very well - in fact they look better in photograph than IRL. When I get around to opening my Encore Ironhide I'll probably leave the head aside, but I love the look of them in photos!

iceburn
13th January 2008, 07:41 AM
nice pic of the encores gok!!...cant wait for mine on Monday :P and lots of others
here's what i've got this morning at 8am from a fantastic ebay seller in Melbourne:

http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/7680/p1130092apf0.jpg

- Reissue Inferno (Opened, with stickers applied)
It even came with a autobot sticker that i am considering using for my front car bonnet after its been serviced and car washed tomorrow
- Reissue Stepper and Targetmaster Nebulon (was MISB but now Opened)
Really loved this figure alot, especially with it's gold paint jobs
- Reissue Sideswipe (Opened, stickers not applied)
Another stunning figure to my collection

GoktimusPrime
13th January 2008, 09:41 AM
Yeah, like dirge said, those heads look better in that photo than IRL... I think more accurately, they look good when you look at the toys directly head on (no pun intended)... otherwise... yeah... I'm undecided as to whether or not I'll display them with those heads. I'm hoping that the e-Hobby versions will come with cardboard heads too, cos what I'd do is display the e-Hobby ones w/ the heads and the Encores without. Overall I've always liked the original G1 toy look for Ironhide and Ratchet (I know I'm probably the only one in the world who likes toy-accurate Ironhide and Ratchet :p)

We went to Kings Comics yesterday where I picked up "Transformers Best of UK: Dinobots" issues #1 and #5 (reprints of G1 issues UK#45, 46 ('The Icarus Theory Parts 1-2) and #75-76 ('In the National Interest' Parts 2-3)).

Rampage
13th January 2008, 12:42 PM
thanks to gamblor for this stuff yesterday
http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/1924/sydneymeetfn0.jpg

benben2142
13th January 2008, 03:35 PM
Today I went to nsw and I went to a collecters store they have lots of stuff there but they only had 1 transformer and that was beast wars cheetor transmeatal I picked it up mint for $7 but not complete he has no arms and his missing a tail.

GoktimusPrime
13th January 2008, 06:39 PM
...it's time to tighten up border security. :p ;)

Waitasecond... you'll refuse to look for a loose complete Streetwise on eBay or consider getting a MOSC Streetwise in favour of a MISB Takara Streetwise just because it comes with a tech specs decoder, but you'll happily scoop up a loose "transmeatal" Cheetor with no arms or tail?!

World Taekwondo Federation?!? (W.T.F.) (o_O)

kup
13th January 2008, 06:59 PM
...it's time to tighten up border security. :p ;)

Waitasecond... you'll refuse to look for a loose complete Streetwise on eBay or consider getting a MOSC Streetwise in favour of a MISB Takara Streetwise just because it comes with a tech specs decoder, but you'll happily scoop up a loose "transmeatal" Cheetor with no arms or tail?!

World Taekwondo Federation?!? (W.T.F.) (o_O)

A "mint" TM Cheetor with no arms or tail :D
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iceburn
13th January 2008, 07:27 PM
A "mint" TM Cheetor with no arms or tail :D

No comments... :eek:

benben2142
13th January 2008, 10:27 PM
But it was cheap and I loved the chrome on him but I don't know who the hell would lose the arms because If a kid lost the arms then the figure wouldn't be mint but mine is also I bought a encore ironhide and a tm reissue of optimus primal of hlj but it said the order will be taken on 14th of Jan and that they will e-mail me to comfirme on that date.

dirge
13th January 2008, 10:38 PM
benben, please use periods "." and commas "," in the above post. It is very difficult to read. Thank you.

GoktimusPrime
13th January 2008, 10:40 PM
If a kid lost the arms then the figure wouldn't be mint but mine is
...that doesn't make sense to me. On one hand you're agreeing that a figure without arms wouldn't be mint... but then saying that yours - which in your previous post you said you got with no arms or tail - is mint? I... don't get it. Are you suggesting that it's still mint because you weren't the one to lose the arms and tail?

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (o_O)

Borgeman
13th January 2008, 11:28 PM
this is the best reasoning i can come up with for bens post ( i dont even know what the toy looks like, so im probably wrong, but hey, i may as well try to make sense of one post from ben :p):

If a kid lost the arms then the figure wouldn't be mint
To lose the arms would have required some force, and therefore damage to the bot's chrome is inevitable.


but mine is
However, though his bot has lost his arms, the chrome is still in mint condition.

Henceforth, the bot may not be complete, but what part of it he does have is actually looking quite minty

:p

George

liegeprime
13th January 2008, 11:42 PM
Just couldn't help laughing while I'm posting this response... coz this IS an acquisitions thread turning into a "post interpreting thread" hehehehehe, hilarious! :D:D:D:D
oh and another Spud Prime for me, you'll never know when you might need it as a gift. :D:D:D:D

Gutsman Heavy
14th January 2008, 10:52 AM
http://img519.imageshack.us/img519/4194/pb290045fb3.jpg

The other half of my Horrcon duo :D

1orion2many
14th January 2008, 01:35 PM
:)DVD Headmasters(HEAD ON!:D) , Beast Wars the Ascending 3 & 4 and Beast Wars resource book 3.:)

benben2142
14th January 2008, 02:10 PM
Yes today I final got headmaster dvd also legend movie blackout, ratchet and barricade also a scout air raid and elita-one also a voyager optimus prime I was so pissed because I got then all at titans tower he charged me $100 but I really whant e-hobby jazz gold verson but he sold him also he sold g1 takara mib streetwise so thats why I blew of all that money.

jaydisc
14th January 2008, 02:25 PM
C'mon guys. Every time BenBen posts something, there's about 3 or 4 posts afterwards critiquing him. Whether right or wrong, necessary or not, it just pollutes the thread. Could we try and focus on his content rather than his delivery?

benben2142
14th January 2008, 02:56 PM
Yeh stop dising me I freakin' hate it.

And who really cares about comas you can that a breath your self.

Rampage
14th January 2008, 05:10 PM
Encore Ratchet & Ironhide showed up today no pics i think most know what they look like by now

dirge
14th January 2008, 05:53 PM
Yeh stop dising me I freakin' hate it.

And who really cares about comas you can that a breath your self.

Have you considered that thre may be a connection? The number of users bringing your posting style into question should tell you that you need to improve that posting style, benben.

As for who cares about your grammar? YOU should care. The numerous fans who have trouble understanding your posts care. I care. If you don't want to take my advice, that's up to you, but you can forget me jumping in to ask others to go easy on you (which I have done several times). If you want to blatantly ignore my advice - which I gave you for your benefit - that's up to you, but you need to understand that as long as your posts are incoherent noone will respect you.

benben, other OzFormers users don't _care_ if you crash and burn, nor do they care if you have no respect. It's up to you to gain that respect - which you won't get for persistently ignoring the polite advice of other users/moderators. The ball is in your court.

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On a lighter note, my MP06 Skywarp arrived today(:

TheDirtyDigger
14th January 2008, 06:35 PM
Picked up from the Post Office today courtesy of Jimreborn......Red Sideburn's fraternal twin, Blue Sideburn.
Thanks Jimbo and good luck with the course. May the Force be with you.

http://img83.imageshack.us/img83/7412/sideburnva9.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

iceburn
14th January 2008, 09:57 PM
Items that arrive today:

http://img232.imageshack.us/img232/8449/p1140092axi0.jpg

- Encore Ironhide and Ratchet x 4 sets
(STL, Borge and mine are shown here, Paul's one is in the office)
- RID Megatron (missing 1 side of the missile and missile launcher)
- RID Ruination Decepticons (Combaticons - Bruticus) complete
- RID Wedge, Grimlock, High Tower and Heavyload (Build King)
- RID Skyfire and Windsheer

- RID Tow-line and Skidz (available for SALE)

Non-TF:
- Star Wars Darth Vader and Yoda Car Dashboard figures with sensors
(Belated birthday and christmas gift from housemate)

Saintly
15th January 2008, 08:09 AM
crikey iceburn! that's a mad arrival in one day!

i thought you have something more important and smaller to buy?? or has that already been done? :)

iceburn
15th January 2008, 08:18 AM
crikey iceburn! that's a mad arrival in one day!

i thought you have something more important and smaller to buy?? or has that already been done? :)

yeah..it was a crazy lot :P
nah...gave up those buys as was unable to sell the botcon set...

JuzMel
15th January 2008, 10:28 AM
Went for a shopping hunt last Saturday with iceburn cause I had to wait 5 hours for my BF while he did his IELTS test. Popped by Knox and Kmart Burwood, nothing interesting. The shelves in Myer were mostly empty. P.S: Sorry paul, I just hadn't had time to arrange for a meetup. Will be down on Australia day if you wanna pass me ALT Prowl.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r70/milassilem/Transformers/Tfn-21.jpg
Anyway, I finally grabbed the new wave of legends from TRU. Then we also found some christmas TF shopping bags going for 50% off. And I got the IR Bumblebee from iceburn. We saw some Optimus Prime ones "hiding" in a corner for $19.99 from TRU. Also grabbed the Movie Screen Battles from iceburn cause I held them in my hands and I couldn't resist them! :rolleyes:

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r70/milassilem/Transformers/Tfn-22.jpg
And finally, what most people would already have as well; Encore Ironhide and Ratchet. Gotta say I'm really disappointed at the quality.

GoktimusPrime
15th January 2008, 10:46 AM
Really? What disappoints you about their quality? Overall I'd say they're an improvement over the originals.

TheDirtyDigger
15th January 2008, 10:53 AM
I heard there was bit of a chrome-rape on these ones.
Can people owning both originals and encore confirm or deny these rumours?

benben2142
15th January 2008, 11:38 AM
I ordered encore ironhide and tm beast convoy on hlj but it said the order will be taken at the 14th and that I will get an e-mail from then to comfirm.

jaydisc
15th January 2008, 11:46 AM
I ordered encore ironhide and tm beast convoy on hlj but it said the order will be taken at the 14th and that I will get an e-mail from then to comfirm.

Yeah, HLJ takes one day to confirm an order. You should get your email today. I'd say within two hours. I always get my confirmations at about 2pm Melbourne time, which if you're QLD, I think is 1pm your time.

liegeprime
15th January 2008, 04:12 PM
I heard there was bit of a chrome-rape on these ones.
Can people owning both originals and encore confirm or deny these rumours?

nope no chrome rape on the reissue, I think the only thing is the feel of the plastic is much less i quality than the original... well for me that was the first thing I noticed. But then the plastic formula they would have used then and now I guess would have been "improved" ( open to debate of course). Everything is exactly same TDD. a few improvements is some of the "before were stickers" decals are now printed on the plastic decals. Er somebody do a review on these please... calling GOK..

And also new Acquisition for me - TF Monopoly, yaaaay. Unexpected find in Kmart Stanhope Village shopping center.. they've got lots more too. AFAIS.
no pics - you guys know how it looks anyhow hehehehe:D

oh its $60 as well FYI.

TheDirtyDigger
15th January 2008, 04:35 PM
But then the plastic formula they would have used then and now I guess would have been "improved" ( open to debate of course).

In the instance of reissue Grapple vs. original Grapple I found the plastic quality of the original to be far better in terms of both colour and density. Original was noticably far superior to the new reissue.

GoktimusPrime
15th January 2008, 06:45 PM
I'll be doing a review on Ironhide/Ratchet when I get the e-Hobby versions so I can do the whole thing in one she-bang. But yeah, there's just as much chrome on the Encores as much as on the originals. :) You can see a shot of my original Ratchet and Ironhide with the Encores in the TF G1/Movie toy comparison thread (http://www.otca.com.au/boards/showthread.php?t=192). :)

As for original Grapple vs reissues... I only have the Hasblo reissue which is chrome and launcher mechanism raped but otherwise seems as good as the original. See dirge's review (http://www.cliffbee.com/reviews/grapple.php) for a comparison with the Takara reissue (under 'variations').

Paulbot
15th January 2008, 07:39 PM
I got the two new Encore toys today too. This is like when we all got Alternator Rodimus last year. :) It's nice to have a Ratchet who's all in one piece again.

liegeprime
15th January 2008, 07:45 PM
In the instance of reissue Grapple vs. original Grapple I found the plastic quality of the original to be far better in terms of both colour and density. Original was noticably far superior to the new reissue.

Which is why I put in (open to debate) 'coz frankly for myself i find the "improved" formula is indeed somewhat cheap in feel when you look and touch and yes weigh the toy in your hand....there is this, less plasticky feel to them, like a little to soft and rubbery feel , i don't know how to adequately describe it. Less brittle I guess but then like a little bit above the cheap plastics of KOs, something of that sort.... hmmmm but yeah probably since the product is mass produced (in China, macau and everywhere else) that they opt for the cheapest, yet not too generic materials.... sort of quantity over quality (we've seen plenty of questionable Tfs released lacking of such I believe) to meet the demand or lack of it.

But having said this as well, the encore satisfies a demand and the quality of the product I got may not be as stellar as I had hoped in comparison to the original but still delightfully not cheap looking and certainly not lacking as the blatant KOs proliferating the current market.

JuzMel
16th January 2008, 01:35 PM
Really? What disappoints you about their quality? Overall I'd say they're an improvement over the originals.
Well i don't have the originals Gok.. But disappointed in the sense that this it the first G1 Ratchet and Ironhide that I have, yet the paint job is not good, some smudges here and there and the pieces don't fit back properly, there are like gaps in between, prominent ones..

benben2142
17th January 2008, 11:39 AM
Got voyager Megatron today.

omega3
17th January 2008, 05:16 PM
i scored the movie walkie talkies and an optimus beamer torch thing for $7 each

Soundwarp
17th January 2008, 07:52 PM
got these in the mail today:

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/11012008234.jpg
http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/11012008233.jpg

Erector and Overload are complete (i have an incomplete overload), the first Roughstuff is missing the missles and the bot (2nd one is a junker), Red Hot is missing his ladder, and Skystalker is the shuttle only, but hey not complaining for $25 :)

George

Edit: randomly blurry pics, dunno why :/


Went for a shopping hunt last Saturday with iceburn cause I had to wait 5 hours for my BF while he did his IELTS test. Popped by Knox and Kmart Burwood, nothing interesting. The shelves in Myer were mostly empty. P.S: Sorry paul, I just hadn't had time to arrange for a meetup. Will be down on Australia day if you wanna pass me ALT Prowl.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r70/milassilem/Transformers/Tfn-21.jpg
Anyway, I finally grabbed the new wave of legends from TRU. Then we also found some christmas TF shopping bags going for 50% off. And I got the IR Bumblebee from iceburn. We saw some Optimus Prime ones "hiding" in a corner for $19.99 from TRU. Also grabbed the Movie Screen Battles from iceburn cause I held them in my hands and I couldn't resist them! :rolleyes:

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r70/milassilem/Transformers/Tfn-22.jpg
And finally, what most people would already have as well; Encore Ironhide and Ratchet. Gotta say I'm really disappointed at the quality.


Wow o wow!

dirge
17th January 2008, 10:59 PM
BT Laserwave arrived today, completing the metal BT Characters (I have only one Smokescreen, however).

i_amtrunks
18th January 2008, 08:50 AM
i scored the movie walkie talkies and an optimus beamer torch thing for $7 each

Target got them on clearance already?

Tiby
18th January 2008, 10:35 AM
Got my MP05 permit finally!!!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z204/Tiby1/Permitedit.jpg

iceburn
18th January 2008, 10:42 AM
That's the most excellent TF-related acquisition

TheDirtyDigger
18th January 2008, 10:44 AM
Yeah very cool Tiby.
Some of the numbers there are a bit blurred though.....can you PM me with them please?:)

Tiby
18th January 2008, 10:51 AM
Hahahahahha!!! Most of you know my private details by now... just wary of mischievous lurkers...

iceburn
18th January 2008, 11:05 AM
it's still rather obvious though tibs

GoktimusPrime
18th January 2008, 12:56 PM
How long did it take for them to send it to you? I sent my paperwork off to the NSW Firearms Registry exactly a week ago and I haven't heard anything since. Hrmm...

i_amtrunks
18th January 2008, 01:17 PM
- Devastation #4
What an issue, I mean, wowsers, go read it NOW.
- RC Barricade and Prime
Paid $20 at tru for them could not find them in or more weeks searching Tnady and Myer stores across Western Sydney

jaydisc
18th January 2008, 01:21 PM
Got my first Takara Collection Series... #20 Kup, Wheelie and Recoil... I was always a big fan of Kup and stopped collecting about the time he was re-released as a Targetmaster, so it's cool to now have that version. Being my first TCS, I'm very impressed. Kup's chest is shiny, smooth metal and just has such a solid feel. The vibrant colors of him and Wheelie side by side are definitely making me love these guys. I want to have a Kup to display with my Classics as I just can't have Hot Rod without Kup... seems weird.

http://lindalane.com/temporary/tf/kupwheeliedevestator1.jpg

I also picked up Classics Devestator... although <cough>Gok</cough>, it doesn't say Classics anywhere on the packaging....

I checked this figure out at STL's and was a bit disappointed and made it a quest to get Universe Devestator (Landfill/BuildKing) instead, and while Classics Devestator still has a bit of newness to it, I think in the end I do like the Classics one better... tough call

http://lindalane.com/temporary/tf/kupwheeliedevestator2.jpg

Tiby
18th January 2008, 02:24 PM
How long did it take for them to send it to you? I sent my paperwork off to the NSW Firearms Registry exactly a week ago and I haven't heard anything since. Hrmm...

I send it off in mid December. They then requisitioned me for some more detail. That was sent just before Christmas....

Patience, my young Padawan. Patience.

Tiby
18th January 2008, 02:26 PM
Jaydisc, nice pickup!

There is something really special about picking up such an old mold (Kup) which is brand new! It's like a time-warp back to when TFs were just starting out and collections were much smaller.

jaydisc
18th January 2008, 03:47 PM
I couldn't agree more. I think as it was when I was a child, this guy will quickly return to being one of my favorites.

TheDirtyDigger
18th January 2008, 04:00 PM
WOW! I know some people only say C10 exists in theory. This disproves that theory. My Encore's from Transfigure toys. Can't wait to rip 'em open.

All the other figs and bits and pieces are from our old friend Junk-a-con in a private sale. He is a top bloke that sells to me at an excellent price all the time. I paid far less than what these are worth.

http://img402.imageshack.us/img402/3809/c10qr4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

jaydisc
18th January 2008, 04:07 PM
from Transfigure toys.

Isn't that guy a scalper?

TheDirtyDigger
18th January 2008, 04:31 PM
I don't think so. An importer maybe. I paid exactly $120 shipping included. How does that compare to everyone else's purchases of these?

jaydisc
18th January 2008, 04:48 PM
Sorry, my bad. Was confusing with FigureWise (http://toys.search.ebay.com.au/_Transformers_W0QQcatrefZC12QQsacatZ83732QQsassZhi xo96).

Borgeman
18th January 2008, 05:10 PM
LOOKIE LOOKIE

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/18012008261.jpg

only problem is the front axle isnt there :/ i have asked the seller for a partial refund, but we will see

George

Edit: wow another crappy pic - get some skills george...

iceburn
18th January 2008, 05:31 PM
LOOKIE LOOKIE

only problem is the front axle isnt there :/ i have asked the seller for a partial refund, but we will see

George

Edit: wow another crappy pic - get some skills george...

Finally got it eh Borge...nice haul!!

funkyaw
18th January 2008, 06:05 PM
Takara Brave Maximus from eBay...

Knowing my luck, Takara will probably now release Fort Max as part of the Encore line.

Demonac
18th January 2008, 06:14 PM
Takara Brave Maximus from eBay...

Knowing my luck, Takara will probably now release Fort Max as part of the Encore line.

They had better not...coz my Fortress Maximus arrived today!
Only 2 more g1 toys from the American continuity left to get...

Borgeman
18th January 2008, 06:44 PM
awesome ian - congrats are in order.

i think i know what toy you need to bring to jays bbq :p

George

Paulbot
18th January 2008, 07:39 PM
You got it?! Great news Demonac! :)

iceburn
18th January 2008, 08:45 PM
Ian!!! It arrived, time to tell my mailing stories to you!! *haha*

dirge
18th January 2008, 09:03 PM
Took you long enough, Ian.

Well done (:

jaydisc
18th January 2008, 09:21 PM
How 'bout some pics?

iceburn
18th January 2008, 10:12 PM
How 'bout some pics?

Asked him for metallic Blackout, till now..it hasn't appeared!
Ask him bring it for the meetup..that's the best.

roller
18th January 2008, 10:12 PM
Beastwars 4

and Devastation 4

iceburn
18th January 2008, 10:51 PM
ohh forgot to add i bought a Transformer Tattoo box that was on sale
(as Soiled Goods and stated as without the sealed package only) for $1.01 at Kmart

Came back home and opened it; realised that most of the tattoos have been nicked.
Thus, I'm left with 2 tats - Jazz and Ratchet as well as the Tin!
How miserable can this be...

http://img61.imageshack.us/img61/8477/p1180004alt1.jpg

klystron
18th January 2008, 10:57 PM
Movie universe Longarm (Kmart)
BW TM2 Ramulus and Stinkbomb (ebay)
Armada Wheeljack (flea market)

liegeprime
18th January 2008, 11:52 PM
They had better not...coz my Fortress Maximus arrived today!
Only 2 more g1 toys from the American continuity left to get...

Congratulations!!!! to you as well funkyaw. sigh i wonder when will ever afford this one..... :(:(

kup
19th January 2008, 04:38 AM
Congratz on the Fort Max, Demonac. Owning that figure is a huge milestone as a TF Collector, once you own it you can never go back!
________
GAMO FLAT CALIBER MATCH PELLETS (http://airsoft-shop.info/p/gamo-flat-caliber-match-pellets/)

GoktimusPrime
19th January 2008, 08:13 AM
Only 2 more g1 toys from the American continuity left to get...
...that inspires me to start a new thread about that! :)

But congratulations indeed... I still need to find a Spike!

Tiby
19th January 2008, 09:34 AM
Well done Demonac!

STL
19th January 2008, 10:05 AM
Well done guys. Brave Max and Fort Max in the one month! That's pretty awesome.

jaydisc
19th January 2008, 03:34 PM
Ya know what they say... you can never have too many Ironhides:

http://lindalane.com/temporary/tf/ironhide1.jpg

Scored thanks to Iceburn's sighting.

Kyle
19th January 2008, 04:00 PM
Just back from the Perth Nexus Fair and meet up today. Everybody scored something at the fair but I didn't. We all went to TRU afterwards and I bought myself two of the new Legends 2-pack there:

Jazz and Bonecrusher
Rescue Ratchet and Brawl

:)

gamblor916
19th January 2008, 04:29 PM
From the last couple of weeks.

http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/5869/p1180180lo5.jpg

iceburn
19th January 2008, 04:31 PM
ohhh a BT07! :P

1orion2many
19th January 2008, 04:45 PM
:eek:BT-07, how much as I'm jealous. Anyway back on track, I finally have something to post here at long last, picked up Autolooper from the Nexus toy fair and there was plenty of encore at reasonable prices $50-$60 as well as 5 MP-05 for sale at $175.00 each plus quite a bit more. By the way we have put Roller back in his packaging and we are sending him back as he seems to be broken:p:D. We are holding you responsible for this Dirge:D.

llamatron
19th January 2008, 04:55 PM
MP-05 for sale at $175.00 each

That was my main purchase! I also got the SWTF Clone Wars gunship thing for $10. Later on I went to an Op Shop and got a Starscream Pretender Shell for 50 cents. I still feel kind of ripped off.

roller
19th January 2008, 05:15 PM
finally a decent haul worth mentioning.

Thanks to the Perth Nexus Collectors fair and the fact that the others came late.

Got a $40 G1 Sixshot-no weapons but all joints ok, slight decal wear. paint is white

$30 Roadbuster-with gun pegged into leg and grenades,i cant find the steering wheel, but i cant see it so it may not be broken.

unknown beige 1987 Dumptruck tf

Topspin 5$

Seaspray

Wildrider missin car bonnet but with vehicle cannon

Hardhead missing cannon and head

Beastwars Transmetal Terrorsaur missing big wings

Polarclaw-missing 1 beast shoulder leg

junker Scorponok, missing 1 leg, damaged claw,



Junkers-Jazz,Ratchet,Sandstorm-missing head but otherwise complete,Tracks

1 g1 Ramjet wing, 1 skywarp foot wingthingy

Tiby
19th January 2008, 06:11 PM
unknown beige 1987 Dumptruck tf



Sounds like Landfill

dirge
19th January 2008, 06:55 PM
I'd do it again, Fraser!

I concur with Tiby, Roller - it sounds like you have Landfill.

roller
19th January 2008, 07:40 PM
thanks tiby and dirge that is his name

forgot to mention

headless g1 skullcruncher

beastwars fuzor silverbolt missing right arm

beastwars inferno missing 2 front legs,otherwise great

benben2142
19th January 2008, 11:04 PM
Nice go, Rollar but are most of then in a junk condition?

GoktimusPrime
20th January 2008, 07:45 AM
he's already described their condition - feel free to read for yourself.

Pulse
20th January 2008, 01:43 PM
This guy arrived on Friday (from eBay that is)

Cybertron Downshift couldn't wait for his brother in TFTM Big Daddy to arrive so he got in on the action too

jaydisc
20th January 2008, 03:42 PM
This guy arrived on Friday (from eBay that is)

Cybertron Downshift couldn't wait for his brother in TFTM Big Daddy to arrive so he got in on the action too

Ooooh... a bit keen eh? Was it from an AU seller?

Pulse
20th January 2008, 04:54 PM
Nah, it was from rjacks25 in the US; I would definitely recommend him (Randy's a good bloke)

Saintly
21st January 2008, 09:23 AM
nice brave and fort max folks!

JuzMel
21st January 2008, 10:30 AM
Got my Cybertron Quickmix last friday from an ebay AU seller. Was pretty disappointed that not only did I have to pay $15 more (iceburn asked me if I wanted in for $30 from Myers last time, I said no) for the figure, but the seller didnt package the item in a box, and so the top part of the box was flatten and damaged. :(

Then I had bought Cybertron undermine from US ebay and thought I'll try the vpost service (a service which provided u with a US Depot address so that you can buy items which seller post to US only) thinking that the shippin was gonna be reasonable since my friend tried it before. But now they are charging me US$29.97 for undermine! Which is absolutely ridiculous! Arrghh! :mad:

iceburn
21st January 2008, 12:04 PM
Obtained G1 Cyclonus and Blurr today.
Pics up tonight :P

Tiby
21st January 2008, 01:09 PM
Obtained G1 Cyclonus and Blurr today.
Pics up tonight :P

Nice! Blurr was my first eBay TF!

sifun
21st January 2008, 05:04 PM
my first acquisition of the year: Alternators Mirage

Woot.

dirge
21st January 2008, 10:53 PM
Action Master Wheeljack arrived today (that's 6 G1 toys left now).

Also a whole bunch of accesories from a really good eBay seller whom I keep coming back to (therawhyde).

Most notable was an inner shell for Roadblock, which was a little damaged but perfect on the pieces I wanted to improve - ten minutes with a screwdriver and I have a really good inner shell. Also got the missing booster I needed for Jetfire. Spending money on that toy was hard....

iceburn
21st January 2008, 11:16 PM
Thanks Tiby...here's the pic for the afternoon arrivals:
Boxes were damaged due to negligence of seller sending it via 3kg Satchet....how sad

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/9161/p1210051axy5.jpg

Here's the others from the Transformers Club when I came home:
- Membership + Astrotrain, Airazor, Landquake and Skyfall

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/887/p1210040aft0.jpg

Saintly
22nd January 2008, 07:59 AM
nice acq, iceburn!

benben2142
22nd January 2008, 01:29 PM
Thanks Tiby...here's the pic for the afternoon arrivals:
Boxes were damaged due to negligence of seller sending it via 3kg Satchet....how sad

http://img86.imageshack.us/img86/9161/p1210051axy5.jpg

Here's the others from the Transformers Club when I came home:
- Membership + Astrotrain, Airazor, Landquake and Skyfall

http://img70.imageshack.us/img70/887/p1210040aft0.jpg

Omg I so want them lol.

liegeprime
22nd January 2008, 05:19 PM
I was gonna wait till the TFs I bought from Jim Arrived, but as he will be able to do it once he's back (27th) I'm posting this additions to my children... Many thanks to Pulse for letting me adopt two from his fold :D:D, they shall be well loved...

http://i205.photobucket.com/albums/bb313/liegeprime/TFcollection-Australianportion.jpg

Paulbot
22nd January 2008, 06:33 PM
This morning I received 26 early UK Transformer comics I was missing (38, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49 (x 2), 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 61, 65, 72, 74, 77, 82, 84, 85, and 87) as well as replacements for my battered versions of 78 and 80. Yay :)

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2053/2211064817_266040c63e_o.jpg

Pulse
22nd January 2008, 06:55 PM
Liege: No worries Mate. Roadbuster looks nice too.

Gutsman Heavy
24th January 2008, 11:14 AM
RAWR!!
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/4599/pc090043em2.jpg
Trypticon, all there bar full tilts gun

Saintly
24th January 2008, 11:17 AM
yer can all have a trypticon race! :D

Bartrim
24th January 2008, 04:41 PM
Received movie Landmine from lhec today. I really like that toy:)

i_amtrunks
24th January 2008, 06:36 PM
G1 Re-issue Hoist from hanprimus.

Cheers, he arrived safe and well, can't wait to free him!

Zippo
24th January 2008, 08:08 PM
http://i15.photobucket.com/albums/a385/nz-kiwiman/Hauls/ZipposJanuary2008Haul11.jpg

All four Powermasters from G2 and Turbomaster Flash from Trademe.
Now to find my others and sell.

Soundwarp
25th January 2008, 06:45 AM
RAWR!!
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/4599/pc090043em2.jpg
Trypticon, all there bar full tilts gun



Wanna race?

:D

Paulbot
25th January 2008, 08:23 AM
This morning I received from Tiby: Beast Wars Snarl, Torca and Machine Wars Soundwave.

I'd never wanted Torca until the Beast Wars comics actually made him look cool.

1orion2many
25th January 2008, 08:45 AM
This morning I received from Tiby: Beast Wars Snarl, Torca and Machine Wars Soundwave.

I'd never wanted Torca until the Beast Wars comics actually made him look cool.

:eek:Really, I always thought he was by far one of the better Fuzors;).

Paulbot
25th January 2008, 09:01 AM
I never liked the Fuzor toys in general and only got the show's Fuzors, but they are growing on me a bit now.

Tiby
25th January 2008, 09:16 AM
When done in a clever way, I think the Fuzors are very cool. Quickstrike and Silverbolt are awesome! But I am also partial to Torca.

GoktimusPrime
25th January 2008, 09:48 AM
http://www.microforever.com/images/logo_TFUS.jpg + http://www.80scartoons.co.uk/wuzzles/wuzzles.jpg = http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/images/products/in/small/KEN10408.jpg

:)

Tiby
25th January 2008, 09:52 AM
Hahahahahahahaha!!!!

I was thinking more mythic, but that'll do! :)

iceburn
25th January 2008, 10:15 AM
http://www.microforever.com/images/logo_TFUS.jpg + http://www.80scartoons.co.uk/wuzzles/wuzzles.jpg = http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/images/products/in/small/KEN10408.jpg

:)

Just the nice idea to have since it has been out with the girl in the movie carry the pony. *haha*...target audience = females

TheDirtyDigger
25th January 2008, 12:15 PM
From last night...

Swerve, Cliffjumper and is that Camshaft? Got him loose so not sure.
Two RG repaints. Twitcher and Farsight. Nice colours here.
Second set of Devastator instructions and extra Autobot stickers.

Also (not shown) a very special and exclusive item of clothing that some lucky peeps will be able to view my sexy, sexy ass in.

http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/4909/specialqz4.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Tiby
25th January 2008, 12:28 PM
That's the Chevy Aveo isn't it?

TheDirtyDigger
25th January 2008, 12:30 PM
That is, my friend. Thank you for spelling it correctly for me. A V E O !

Wasn't sure. And thank you Gok for providing me with the name.:)

Tiby
25th January 2008, 12:35 PM
Did they all come from the US? That Aveo looks pretty good. :)

Saintly
25th January 2008, 12:38 PM
nice Aveo :)

TheDirtyDigger
25th January 2008, 12:40 PM
They all came from a very special friend in Australia.

It is cool. Loving the robot mode. Pretty posable and he looks like he'd do well in combat. The face was originally intended to mimic the Autobot symbol but things didn't work out that way.

Saintly
25th January 2008, 12:44 PM
They all came from a very special friend in Australia.

It is cool. Loving the robot mode. Pretty posable and he looks like he'd do well in combat. The face was originally intended to mimic the Autobot symbol but things didn't work out that way.

take a pic of the robot mode, please :)

TheDirtyDigger
25th January 2008, 12:46 PM
Uhhhhhhh...............Ok.:confused:


http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/4909/specialqz4.jpg

Saintly
25th January 2008, 01:01 PM
Uhhhhhhh...............Ok.:confused:



erm.. not the middle one is it? :o I thought it's the one on the right? :confused:

TheDirtyDigger
25th January 2008, 01:06 PM
lol.:) Yeah middle one mate. I'll take some more pics later.

i_amtrunks
25th January 2008, 02:56 PM
erm.. not the middle one is it? :o I thought it's the one on the right? :confused:

The Aveo is in the middle, Movie Camshaft (repaint of Swindle) is the gey and blue figure on the right.

So how did your special friend get the Aveo figure? I thought you had to test drive a vehicle in certain overseas markets to get one.

JuzMel
25th January 2008, 03:42 PM
Thanks to Tiby, I got the Comic - Generation 1 (DW).

My first ever Transformers Comic Book! :)

jaydisc
25th January 2008, 03:42 PM
That's a mighty nice acquisition Digger. Very difficult to come by. Cherish it.

benben2142
25th January 2008, 04:41 PM
I’m so angry because I’m so behind on my movie toys!

STL
25th January 2008, 10:38 PM
Nice one, digger!

dirge
25th January 2008, 10:50 PM
When done in a clever way, I think the Fuzors are very cool.

I agree completely. It's a shame we saw junk like Skyshadow and Injector late in that line, giving them a bad (and IMO undeserved) rep as a line.

Gutsman Heavy
25th January 2008, 11:10 PM
I agree completely. It's a shame we saw junk like Skyshadow and Injector late in that line, giving them a bad (and IMO undeserved) rep as a line.

OH, YOU DID NOT JUST SAY THAT!!! ITS ON!!!

Borgeman
25th January 2008, 11:35 PM
thankyou ebay:

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x24/borgeman/26012008273.jpg

George

iceburn
26th January 2008, 12:06 AM
nice one Borge...i always wanted that "pinky" box with the cassettes
how much did you get it for?? you've been acquiring some good stuffs too

Borgeman
26th January 2008, 07:29 AM
it was roughly $40

George

Soundwarp
26th January 2008, 07:50 AM
^ ^ ^ ^ Nice one ^ ^ ^ ^

TheDirtyDigger
26th January 2008, 06:08 PM
Borgie-boy...how much were the blue Ravage and Lazerbeak? I really want them and failed recently in convincing an owner of them to part with them for me.

Borgeman
26th January 2008, 07:43 PM
i got it for a tip over $50 (that and the kissplay set in one sale) - i was happy for that price as most that you see online are up for sale at much more than that.

George

GoktimusPrime
26th January 2008, 07:50 PM
Got MP Skywarp and Carnivac today! Carnivac!! :D

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/transformers/images/thumb/d/df/Carnivac-uk_comic_shell.jpg/470px-Carnivac-uk_comic_shell.jpghttp://images1.wikia.nocookie.net/transformers/images/thumb/6/6a/Uk203_cover_detail.jpg/423px-Uk203_cover_detail.jpg

GoktimusPrime
26th January 2008, 09:05 PM
btw here's the actual toy. :) As you may have gathered I'm really more into the character as he was portrayed in G1 - toywise Carnivac is pretty craptacular - damn you Furman for making him so cool! :p

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/Transfan%20Meets/Blacktown%20Meet%20January%202008/blacktownmeet1.jpg

GoktimusPrime
26th January 2008, 09:26 PM
...just checked my mail - I got my Prohibited Weapons Collector permit! :D

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/megatronpermit.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/megatronpermitt.jpg

benben2142
26th January 2008, 10:53 PM
...just checked my mail - I got my Prohibited Weapons Collector permit! :D

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/megatronpermit.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y227/goktimusprime/Transformers/megatronpermitt.jpg

Dam I can’t read running writing can someone tell me Goki’s name?

TheDirtyDigger
26th January 2008, 10:56 PM
Mohammed Chan.

Tiby
26th January 2008, 10:56 PM
Hahahhahaha!! That's the signature of the Firearms Registry person! Gok's name has been blacked out!