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I'm not t he biggest

I'm not t he biggest transformers fan, but I've apparently owned most of the MPs at one point or another. Star Saber was the only one I was super excited for and have still kept. I love the figure but I wish TT would step up the QC. The loose left elbow everyone seems to have isn't a deal breaker but its one of those things that you wouldn't expect a large toy company like TT to get through. Also I wish the large sword hilt was a thicker and let blade face forward, even though it didn't do that on the original. Still hoping if/when Victory Leo comes out!

The worst decision of my life was reading the TFW thread for Victory Saber... "Star Saber is just a partsformer"

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Posted by siningy on 1 July, 2015 - 17:09
here to help

" TFW thread"

It's why you come here.

Let the healing begin.

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Posted by VF5SS on 1 July, 2015 - 19:24
Chi-chi-chi! Chi-chi-chi!

Very cool. He's definitely on the must-have list, just not right now. I was really rooting for Fortress Maximus in that pole, but since we're probably getting a Titan-class version in the near future, it worked out. As you said, the question is if Victory Leo will happen, and when. Do Star Saber's joints seem strong enough to support the weight of that would-be backpack? I could see the boots being used to keep him stable and planted.

Next year is the 20th anniversary of Beast Wars and 30th anniversary of the animated movie. We already know Optimus Primal is on the way, so I'm guessing we'll also see Ratchet, BW Megatron, maybe a new G1 Megatron, and maybe a long awaited Galvatron. Would they do him next year? Or put him off till Victory's next anniversary and re-issue Star Saber to coincide?

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Posted by Optimal III on 1 July, 2015 - 17:36
His hips and knees are quick

His hips and knees are quite sturdy (and loud).

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Posted by VF5SS on 1 July, 2015 - 19:30
In Translation

It's still too far from a domestic US release, but I saw online somewhere that in the Australian release, Hasbro's going with another 'translation' of Star Saber with his IDW comics' persona of being a religious zealot and enforcer of the Tyrest accord... Though looking at his Masterpiece he's just too heroic!

Amazing review, such a magnificent piece of Ohkawara plastic!

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Posted by Rob on 1 July, 2015 - 17:53
This guy is great I bought

This guy is great I bought 2.... But I have wished for a decent SS for years.

I am looking forward to some 3rd party upgrades. I know a brain is getting made, wholly different figure and I think a new sword. I am holding out hope for X2 Toys to give me some diecast hips but I doubt it.

The saddest thing when getting a big TT toy is realizing what Bandai could have done. I would give an arm for Bandai to do an MP Transformer anything. SOC still in my opinion has the best fit and finish.

Great review huge time commitment.

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Posted by TattooedRobot on 1 July, 2015 - 19:53
Spectacular, I especially

Spectacular, I especially like how you recreated his transformation stock footage. Star Saber is the only Masterpiece figure I own and he's absolutely one of my all-time favorite toys, I'm glad he's getting such rave reviews.

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Posted by StarSaber on 2 July, 2015 - 20:00