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Vehicon (First Edition)


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The exception

I think the RID Vehicon is one of the few that is actually better than the first Edition as far as esthetics go. Both FE and RID Clifjumper look great, though different toys.

Coldiron's picture
Posted by Coldiron on 9 January, 2013 - 08:30
Yep I agree on the being

Yep I agree on the being spoiled part. Now everytime I look at the new TFs that are on shelves none of them stack up to what the Vehicon is be it first edition or the regular Prime version. I also agree with your thoughts on why didnt hasbro originally release those here instead of giving us the ugly dumbed down versions. Another reason why I just prefer to import my robots properly. US retail shelves have failed me too many times already, I rather pay extra money to have a nice toy in hand.
Vehicon is probably my favorite new transformer and is well worth the money, not to mention if you import the Jet Vehicon. Not sure if he'll ever see a US release.

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Posted by NEOGETTER on 9 January, 2013 - 09:20

Keep in mind that production was moved from china to viet nam. The paper twist ties indicate when viet namese toys started showing up. The ko market was huge in china and companies like igear and chms where clearly getting very sophisticated and/or directly using takara tooling to make thier own product. This might explain some of the engineering in the new toys. They in no way lend themselves to being pirated. They feel very disposable and punch and run. As if takara is trying to make those factories give up and move on to other things. It's yet another property war that leaves the fans unhappy.

openchallenge's picture
Posted by openchallenge on 9 January, 2013 - 14:41
Not a transformers collector

Not a transformers collector but this one cool toy!

A nice blend of Classic and modern Transformer styling.



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Posted by Showapop on 9 January, 2013 - 14:47

Also. This should be lockdown. Derrick Wyatt successfully created a boba fett equivalent transformer character and hasbro pulled the plug on his cn show when they got the hub. This is clearly the design but someone must have felt too awkward and slapped a new head on him.

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Posted by openchallenge on 9 January, 2013 - 15:25