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Old 22nd March 2018, 10:10 AM
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Default Blackout Released at New Zealand Retail

Studio Series Leader Class Blackout Released at New Zealand Retail
http://news.tfw2005.com/2018/03/21/s...-retail-361091
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I didnít expect nz to be this soon in regards to transformers products lol
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Old 22nd March 2018, 11:47 AM
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I hope someone does a video review on Blackout soon. I still haven't made up my mind on if I should get the Leader or hold out for a MPM Blackout.
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Old 22nd March 2018, 11:50 AM
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I hope someone does a video review on Blackout soon. I still haven't made up my mind on if I should get the Leader or hold out for a MPM Blackout.
Well if nobody or not enough buys Ldr Class Blackout they will unlikely make a MPM Blackout as, this could be a test for the character.
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How would a Masterpiece Blackout be any better?
At 46 steps and in scale with the other MP toys... this would have been better packed and sold as a Masterpiece, for better exposure than just being part of a rehash series.
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Only in so far that the other deluxes I've seen reviews of give the impression that these are a bit floppy and prone to have parts pop off. If the Leaders are of a similar nature then I'd say they definitely aren't of masterpiece quality.

I was going to jump on a lot of this series but given the early reviews I've put the brakes on and am going to be very selective. A series advertised like this really should have a bit of a premium feel about it, as well as the nice paint apps.


BTW, that picture of the horse is a bit disturbing and kind of funny.
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How would a Masterpiece Blackout be any better?
At 46 steps and in scale with the other MP toys... this would have been better packed and sold as a Masterpiece, for better exposure than just being part of a rehash series.
I feel like it's just a smidgeon too small for the MPM 'scale' (as much as there can be said to be such a thing).

I suppose the rumoured upcoming MPM - Starscream will settle this once and for all. That figure would have to be gargantuan to fit in with the line.

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Only in so far that the other deluxes I've seen reviews of give the impression that these are a bit floppy and prone to have parts pop off. If the Leaders are of a similar nature then I'd say they definitely aren't of masterpiece quality.

I was going to jump on a lot of this series but given the early reviews I've put the brakes on and am going to be very selective. A series advertised like this really should have a bit of a premium feel about it, as well as the nice paint apps.


BTW, that picture of the horse is a bit disturbing and kind of funny.
As far as I've paid attention, the only figure that has widespread issues is the classic Camaro Bee.

Also, the SOON horse is classic

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How would a Masterpiece Blackout be any better?
At 46 steps and in scale with the other MP toys... this would have been better packed and sold as a Masterpiece, for better exposure than just being part of a rehash series.
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I feel like it's just a smidgeon too small for the MPM 'scale' (as much as there can be said to be such a thing).

I suppose the rumoured upcoming MPM - Starscream will settle this once and for all. That figure would have to be gargantuan to fit in with the line.
I also feel the paint job quality would be a bit higher on a MPM and a few little things on the mould would be changed to make it more screen accurate. Plus the MPM line likes to use a lost art diecast, for whatever reason.
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I feel like it's just a smidgeon too small for the MPM 'scale' (as much as there can be said to be such a thing).

I suppose the rumoured upcoming MPM - Starscream will settle this once and for all. That figure would have to be gargantuan to fit in with the line.



As far as I've paid attention, the only figure that has widespread issues is the classic Camaro Bee.

Also, the SOON horse is classic

I thought stinger was a bit loose as well.

that is also a disturbing picture, but not as bad as the first one.
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