|10-20-2008, 11:18 AM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Greensboro, NC
Iron Grenadier Destro is by far, the coolest looking of the bunch in this wave. He is all new with the same head sculpt, but this time it's been metalized in a gold color. The detail on this figure is great and makes this figure look like a great update of the original with a few surprises the original didn't have. The left leg sports a holster with rubber flap to hold in the revolver and the removable belt with sword sheath can store the removable sword. Destro comes with Revolver, Belt, Sword and Cobra Stand.
Finally! A removable sword! It's been a constant thorn in my side that the original V2 Destro had a sword that was forever confined to it's sheath, but now not only do we get a great update to that figure, we now have a properly working sword for him to use. I'm not too big on the gold revolver and the cloth cape can get in the way a bit, but it's still cooler looking than the scrap of material we got with the original. If you're a fan of the Iron Grenadiers, this Destro's for you.
Figure Rating: 10 out of 10
Last edited by Shogi; 08-31-2011 at 06:15 PM..
|10-20-2008, 11:21 AM||#2|
Join Date: May 2008
Great review Shogi!
Yes, by far one of the best in the line so far. If you don't have one, you NEED one!
Last edited by foor; 10-20-2008 at 11:23 AM..
|10-20-2008, 11:24 AM||#3|
Z Force Commando
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: UK England
He looks great, good review.
|10-20-2008, 11:24 AM||#4|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Corpus Christi TX
The last image shows you how much better the new line is.
|10-20-2008, 11:25 AM||#5|
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Join Date: May 2008
Location: Staten Island NYC But Brooklyn Born & Raised
I Agree 10 out of 10 for me
i waited for the revision to get one to open cus the 25th logo one i have is super mint and i just could never bring myself to open it
Really glad they re released this Figure
|10-20-2008, 11:27 AM||#6|
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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Columbia Missouri
Great review and you hit the nail right on the head with the rating...
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|10-20-2008, 01:34 PM||#7|
So much drama 'n the LBCs
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
This is an excellent figure, by any standards. I just never liked the original, or the Battle Armor CC.
I only display my definitive versions of figures, and this one never did it for me.
Although I agree, that it's a great update and sculpt, right up there with Battle Armour CC.
The one consistent aesthetic flaw besides Duke arms in this line is that they use real cloth for capes, which at this scale, looks silly.
They don't do it for loin cloths and long "skirts" on jackets, for some reason...I'd much rather see molded, lightweight rubber/plastic capes like Marvel Legends Thor/Magneto/etc. That's about the only improvement they could make to this Destro.
|10-20-2008, 02:04 PM||#8|
Join Date: Oct 2008
great fig,great reveiw..
|10-20-2008, 04:31 PM||#9|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Long Island, NY
I always thought this figure was cool as a kid, but never had him. When I finally got the old one in lot with misc. other 'Joes, I too thought it was dumb that he came with a sword that he couldn't use. Now that I have this one I think it's a MUCH improved update to the orginal. Now, here's hoping they re-release his vehicle too!
(P.S.): Hey, has anyone tried to put this figure inside the Destro's Despoiler vehicle? If he can fit inside that, I'll TOTALLY look to score one on the secondary market.
|10-20-2008, 04:51 PM||#10|
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: on the Ghost Plains.
had to do some creative safety pinning to get that cape under control...i do so hate soft goods on a figure....but other than that a phenominal figure. 9/10 (damn you soft cape!)
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