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BANDAI DX YF-19!!


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2 hours ago, onnasake said:

It's definitely not a match but it's much better than the bright green, no?

Much better, yes.  You should paint the front two mounts to match... and then spray a couple layers of matte clear coating, to knock down the sheen and give it a more consistent finish.

2 hours ago, Lolicon said:

How did you attach the display stand to the side of your shelf so securely?

And more importantly, how does the display stand hold up the toy so securely? :unknw:

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7 minutes ago, onnasake said:

Well, the answer is simple.....I didn't.  That photo is sideways!  I couldn't rotate it so I just said screw it.  The stand is just laying flat and gravity is doing its thing.

LOL, I think they are likely just pulling your leg.

Color matching is a pain. Good luck.

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13 hours ago, Arkham said:

Arcadia adapter are for ... Arcadia products :-)

Someone correct me, but I think the SV-262 adapters should work with the Bandai DX YF19

The SV-262 adapter does work, however the upper sitting side brackets where the valk sits on is a few mm taller. It was mentioned in the Yetistand thread.

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9 hours ago, jasonmacross83 said:

Crazy question guys. I am an MISB collector so I very rarely remove these items from there boxes. How much does the YF-19 weigh in grams without the armor parts?

 

I was one of the lucky ones. Both my YF-19s came with the antennas intact. I did not remove them from their tray though :-) 

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2 hours ago, derex3592 said:

same +2...  basically why I passed on this one and stuck with my Arcadia. 

You are crazy. You would pass on the DX for that reason? Dude, sell your Arcadia and just buy the DX. The Arcadia was just too flimsy for me.

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27 minutes ago, jasonmacross83 said:

wow, not even a pound. Thank you so much though! How about the DX VF-31J? 

Still much better quality than the Arcadia. Writing on wings or not :pardon:

25 minutes ago, jasonmacross83 said:

You are crazy. You would pass on the DX for that reason? Dude, sell your Arcadia and just buy the DX. The Arcadia was just too flimsy for me.

I'm not sure what's wrong with your Arcadia YF-19, but I love mine as is. I find that the DX one is more flimsy due to that gap in the legs in Fighter mode. Not to mention the over-engineered chest transformation. :rolleyes:

And having both I think is much better to go. Having both is like having the best of both worlds. Flimsy or not. :db:

 

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2 hours ago, jasonmacross83 said:

wow, not even a pound. Thank you so much though! How about the DX VF-31J? 

 

Still much better quality than the Arcadia. Writing on wings or not :pardon:

I'm very happy with the DX but I only started collecting just about when the Delta figures were being released so I missed out on a lot of the Yamato/Arcadia releases.

The VF-31J is 421 grams.

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9 hours ago, sumyumgoy said:

Hope this helps.

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The DX YF-19 has great heft also the Arcadia one, man YF 19 what a beautiful design it has, I have One Yamato YF-19, YF-19 Double Nuts, Arcadia YF -19, VF 19 Advance, and the DX YF-19, best design in my opinion. :D 

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1 hour ago, sumyumgoy said:

I'm very happy with the DX but I only started collecting just about when the Delta figures were being released so I missed out on a lot of the Yamato/Arcadia releases.

The VF-31J is 421 grams.

421? Impressive! It weighs as much as the MP-10 Optimus. 

 

Actually you began collecting at the right time. There are a few Arcadias I can't live without. I've sold most of mine two years ago. The Delta valks are masterfully designed Valks (at least IMO). The YF-19 will remain as my favorite design. It just looks amazing in all modes!

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4 hours ago, no3Ljm said:

I'm not sure what's wrong with your Arcadia YF-19, but I love mine as is. I find that the DX one is more flimsy due to that gap in the legs in Fighter mode. Not to mention the over-engineered chest transformation. :rolleyes:

And having both I think is much better to go. Having both is like having the best of both worlds. Flimsy or not. :db:

 

Mine didn't feel like it was on par with the DX YF-19. Yes, the Arcadia version was beautiful but felt frail in comparison. Anime accuracy is a must of course! 

 

 

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8 hours ago, Foblander said:

Did Arcadia address the loose ankles for the YF-19? My Yamato Fire Valk ankles are loosey goosey but still stands in Battroid mode.

No. Arcadia's YF-19 ankles were arguably the worst ever since they were mostly loose out of the box. Mine faceplanted itself once (or rather uniboob planted) in battroid mode and slightly dented the nosecone. I have never trusted leaving it on battroid mode ever since.

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5 hours ago, GuyNoir said:

I actually just bought this YF-19 from mcfly50, and it looks beautiful next to my VF-11B.  :)

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Nice! :good:

Now, imagine a 'DX VF-11B' and 'DX YF-21' with tampos like that. ^_^

 

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