New range of Metal Slug figures ^_^ at last!!

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New range of Metal Slug figures ^_^ at last!!

Post by slugflyer » November 9th, 2012, 2:15 pm

Look what I just found! :awe:

I've always wondered why it was so damn hard to find any metal slug figures - aside from the fio that is out there..I tried my luck and look what I found! I think they look pretty sweet. Thoughts?

http://www.chaoercomics.com/xinpin/2012/0726/146.html"

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Found them here with free postage from china if anyone wants them. I'll let you know my thoughts when they arrive ^_^

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5x-Capcom-Gam ... 3ccbb7a55a"

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Re: New range of Metal Slug figures ^_^ at last!!

Post by Ultron » November 9th, 2012, 5:12 pm

I might want a Metal Slug figure if only they looked as good as the in-game artwork and extra console artwork. Disappointingly, those don't.

Call me picky if you want... I just have high standards.

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Post by cools » November 9th, 2012, 5:15 pm

I'd quite like the Slug one, but the rest would just be a waste of money.
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Post by Spectre » November 9th, 2012, 8:07 pm

cools wrote:I'd quite like the Slug one, but the rest would just be a waste of money.
This, although the hostage figure is ok too.

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Post by gundarN » November 9th, 2012, 8:40 pm

Ultron wrote:I might want a Metal Slug figure if only they looked as good as the in-game artwork and extra console artwork. Disappointingly, those don't.

Call me picky if you want... I just have high standards.
The Slug figure/tank one is okay, doesn't look pixelated enough, if you know what I mean.
It's lacking in character.
The mummy one is reasonable, but just doesn't excite.

A missed opportunity as everyone likes a bit Metal Slug action.

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Post by Pete » November 9th, 2012, 10:06 pm

A Radio Controlled tank would be nice :shifty:

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Post by o1s1n » November 9th, 2012, 11:22 pm

Sorry, but these are truly god awful. Completely rubbish faces.

What a wasted opportunity :(

The tank looks kind of okay. Wouldn't mind buying that and remodeling the head.

By the way, why do the descriptions on all the boxes say the same thing?

'Hostage Wendigo Fatty'

There's some nice Chinese quality control for you :lol:

Here's the slug tank one on it's own if anyone feels like taking the plunge

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-METAL-SLU ... e74&_uhb=1"

Edit - **** all of the above, this 'Metal Bug' resin kit is where it's at

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hobby-Kit-1-35- ... 20c65e37e6"

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Post by slugflyer » November 10th, 2012, 2:50 am

I don't think they are 'truly God awful' ..and the box is just a means to transport it to me, it would go right in the bin. I think given that no one has made slug figs really in all this time or that you can find now, it's better than nothing. And I don't feel like getting my playdoh out tbh.. I think they will look sweet sat on a tiny snk arcade machine or next to my neo geo pocket..tough crowd, it's FRIDAY :awe:
o1s1n wrote:Sorry, but these are truly god awful. Completely rubbish faces.

What a wasted opportunity :(

The tank looks kind of okay. Wouldn't mind buying that and remodeling the head.

By the way, why do the descriptions on all the boxes say the same thing?

'Hostage Wendigo Fatty'

There's some nice Chinese quality control for you :lol:

Here's the slug tank one on it's own if anyone feels like taking the plunge

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NEW-METAL-SLU ... e74&_uhb=1"

Edit - **** all of the above, this 'Metal Bug' resin kit is where it's at

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Hobby-Kit-1-35- ... 20c65e37e6"
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Post by spikehead » November 10th, 2012, 8:54 am

I can vouch for the Metal Bug kit. It´s plastic and reasonably priced (about 25 USD on ebay).
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Post by o1s1n » November 10th, 2012, 2:35 pm

slugflyer wrote:I don't think they are 'truly God awful' ..and the box is just a means to transport it to me, it would go right in the bin. I think given that no one has made slug figs really in all this time or that you can find now, it's better than nothing. And I don't feel like getting my playdoh out tbh.. I think they will look sweet sat on a tiny snk arcade machine or next to my neo geo pocket..tough crowd, it's FRIDAY :awe:
Sorry dude! I've just been waiting for Metal Slug figures for, well...a very long time! :(

Think I'll get that Metal Bug tank anyway. Should look pretty cool sitting on top of a candy alright :)

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Post by Paulie » November 10th, 2012, 5:03 pm

spikehead wrote:I can vouch for the Metal Bug kit. It´s plastic and reasonably priced (about 25 USD on ebay).
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Ooh that looks v nice.

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Post by thrall » November 14th, 2012, 5:39 am

freakin cool...;)

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Post by ruderudie » November 22nd, 2012, 7:00 am

What's the size of these build kits?

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Post by skykappah » November 27th, 2012, 6:20 pm

ruderudie wrote:What's the size of these build kits?
Normally= :(
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Post by DejahThoris » November 28th, 2012, 12:43 am

Those are so awesome! I love the yeti!

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Post by Softdrink » December 11th, 2012, 7:12 am

Apologies for the late reply, but I just remembered that I actually *have* one of the Metal Bug kits. It's in a backlog of model kits I still need to finish (behind my 80% done Ikaruga kit, in front of the Ginkei and a couple other things).

It's still unassembled at the moment, but the overall quality is pretty decent. It's from kind of a no-name company, so the plastic isn't quite up to the same standard you'd expect from Kotobukiya or Bandai kits. However, it's very detailed, and provided you handle it well I can't see any problems with it warping/snapping/whatever. The sprues are a little 'messy' from factory, and you'll need to do some cleaning of flash and mold lines. Nothing excessive, and it's not resin, so it's not hard to work with.

In terms of fit, (again I haven't done much of any assembly yet), most of the parts are a bit on the loose side. You'll need glue if you intend to keep it as a display piece without worrying about little bits and pieces falling off.

You should keep in mind, though, that you'll NEED to paint it if you want it to look good. The default color for all body parts is one shade of gray, and the treads are black. The colors aren't terrible, but they have a poor finish and won't look very good if left unpainted, unlike a Kotobukiya or Bandai kit.

All that said it's a VERY detailed kit that should look fantastic if you put the effort into it.

If you guys want I can take it out and snap some pics.

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Post by Jubei » December 11th, 2012, 2:23 pm

love the tarma face..reminds me of this
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The Fatty Marco is cool, it would buy this. XD

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