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@hmmm@ Pole: Do you dislike the BAT arms? @hmmm@

 

We have had three major versions of the BAT released in the new Joe line, and all of them are “straight armed.�

 

Who here is infuriated by this lack of possibility on one of the best figures in the new Joe line? Who here would like to see them re-released with arms that can turn?

 

 

#US1#

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The best BAT was the version 1 BAT......other than that everything has been sub-par. If the arms were like that I would be all over it.

 

Agreed.

 

For some reason, I never noticed the BAT arm problem until I read it here. Yeah, straight-arms are dumb. Pretty cheap...

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I agree with all of the above!

 

While I think the BATS (all recent versions) are still pretty cool figures, and I certainly don't hate them, but even rather REALLY like them....the consensus to add articulation to the arms (as in the swivel joint) would only make them that much better.

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The newest version of the BATs are suffering from a very big problem. They all have straight-arms which limit their playability. I've been saying all along that the bats lack SWIVEL ARMS. Thats why I love the Version 1 and 2 bats because they can not only have arm attachments, you can pose them with guns! The VvV bat is the only version I really dislike as a figure. As a avid bat collector I really hope Hasbro will give the BATs in the Robot Rebellion swivel arms.

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It's wierd. Being robots, you'd think they might realize the B.A.T.s can have EXTRA articulation. Joe figures are limited to the constraints of a normal human body, but B.A.T.s are not human and thus unconstrained.

I agree with you on that one. Hopefully Hasbro realizes this when robot rebellion starts up and we end up getting some more creative B.A.T. figures. Although I like most of the B.A.T.s we have now (despite the lack of swivel arms @hmmm@ ), I think both molds have been beaten to death. It'll be really disappointing if we keep getting these molds repainted over and over.

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Anyone think thet they will re-release them in Robot Rebellion with Swivel-Arms and call them the "Improved Model" so we'll have to army build them all over again?  :huh:

I'd be surprised if this didn't happen.

Honestly, I DON'T think it will.

 

Rather, they will just do whole new B.A.T. molds, hopefully WITH swivel-arm.

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