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My V3 Wave 3 Review!


RJBrian

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OK, now it is time for my V3 Wave 3 review. All in all I like this wave a lot and I think that it the best V3 wave so far. They fixed a lot of the scale problems and made them almost the same height as JvC. They are a little soft and rubber like, but that doesn't really bother me that much. There isn't a figure in this wave that I absolutely hate, but all of them have there little disappointments. Now on to the figure break down....

 

Stalker: Or should I say Sgt. Stalker, has got to be my favorite figure from Wave 3. He definitely blows the JvC Stalker out of the water. The mold is awesome and I love the colors. At first I want too happy about them but the more I look at him they have started to grow on me. My only problem is the fact that they painted his skin, it looks to shinny. I hate it when they do that. Other than that he is perfect, I give Stalker a 4 out of 5.

 

Firefly: Awesome figure, I love the mold and ant gun holster on his chest but the colors just don't scream Firefly to me. I am thinking about coming up with another name for him and making him be Firefly's cousin or something like that. I give Firefly, or whatever I'm going to call him a 4.5 out of 5.

 

Tunnel Rat: He is a definite improvement over the SpyTroops version but I'm not to fond of his paint scheme. He is just about the right size and I love his backpack with the lights on it, very cool. I also didn't really care for the belt straps that hang off of his belt so I took them off. I think it makes him look a little better, I give Tunnel Rat a 3.5 out of 5.

 

Electric E.E.L.: This is one of the least favorites from this wave. He is an OK figure but he just doesn't do anything for me, but I do like the fact that he is transparent and his gun is pretty cool looking. I give the Electric E.E.L. a 3 out of 5.

 

Dusty: The best part about Dusty is the fact that his hat comes off, for some reason I just love that. But other than that, as somebody has already said, he looks to Sci-fi looking to be G. I. Joe. I've been thinking about getting another JvC Dusty had putting this Dusty's head on it. I give Dusty a 3 out of 5.

 

Zartan: Like Firefly, this fight just doesn't look like Zartan to me. I like the figure a lot, but the head is a little too small. I think I'm going to change his name to Zandar until that make a new Zandar. I give Zartan, now know as Zandar, a 3.5 out of 5.

 

Wild Bill: I have always loved Wild Bill and this is the best Bill ever made, way petter than the bald, goatee JvC figure. I love the gun and holster and the fact that they put him in blue jeans and cowboy boots, that way that Wild Bill should be. The only thing that I didn't like was his big yellow gloves, I gave Wild Bill a 4.5 out of 5.

 

Coil Crusher: I see that a lot of you hate this figure but I kind of like him. I don't care for the bend'em arms (which don't work BTW) but other than that I think that he is an OK looking figure. I give Coil Crusher a 3 out of 5.

 

Jinx: I really like Jinx, she is one of the best figures from this wave. I love her weapons and her removable blind fold is awesome. My only problem with he is her skirt, it limits her mobility. She is supposed to be a ninja but she can't do any high kicks because her skirt won't let her. Other then tat she is an awesome figure and I give her a 4 out of 5.

 

Slice: Well, if he wasn't an Action Attack figure he would be perfect. He is still an awesome figure and I really like him but if he was an O-ring figure he would be one of my favorites. Hopefully we will see an O-ring version soon, I give Slice a 3.5 out of 5.

 

Snow Wolf: Like the Snow serpent, I love this figure. They are one of my favorite Cobra troops, I give the Snow Wolf a 4 out of 5.

 

B.A.T.: I didn't really care foe the Wave 2 version that much and I feel pretty much the same way about this one. I really don't care for the color scheme. As my least favorite from Wave 3 I give the B.A.T. a 2.5 out of 5

 

I give the entire wave a big 4 out of 5, a huge improvement over the first 2 V3 wave. Now bring on Wave 4.

 

 

Well there you have it, my V3 Wave 3 review. Feel free to agree or disagree with me, that is what America is all about. But if you disagree, I'll hunt you down and make you change your mine. :D Now let the discussion begin.

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Good review there RJB. I agree with just about everything you said minus the Bat. I love the Inferno Bat. And this wave is so much better than wave 1 or 2.

Draven #US1#

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Glad the you agree Draven. But after I saw the pics of wave 4 and 5 from the Con Wave 3 ain't nothing. Waves 4 and 5 are going to blow them out of the water.

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Seeing them in person is so much better. Pics don't do them justice. Also when they're in front of u, the only thing that separates u from them is glass.......(and a couple of Hasbro reps).

 

I must say the best ones are O-ring Kamakura, Stormy, Frosbite, Snow Wolf, and Torch.

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good review buddy! im with ya all the way except for wild bill head is waaay too small, and i kinda like the gloves like a bull rider would wear?

 

 

TM

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