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SHfiguartsEX Machine Hardboilder

The half-and-half bike, Machine Hardboilder.

As if its color and name aren’t obvious enough, Machine Hardboilder is Kamen Rider W/Double’s personal bike.

When Hardboilder’s sample pictures first popped up ages ago, I was pretty impressed. The green half was painted somewhat metallic, and the headlights were actually chrome-silver, like actual headlights.  Evidently, this isn’t the case for the final product. Fortunately, I managed to get Hardboilder at a very good price during my 2010 December trip.

As shown in the picture above, Hardboilder doesn’t really have much paint apps. The green and black are totally unpainted, apart from the W crest on the front/sides, the silver on the wheels, and the red diamond between the headlights. Furthermore, the headlights are just a clear transparent plastic piece with absolutely nothing behind them.

Even the license plate has absolutely n0thing on it.

Now, count up your crimes!

Hardboilder splits into 3 components: the front wheel, front half, and rear half. This is to facilitate the partswapping for Hardboilder’s other modes.

Let’s go, partner.

A green Rider…?

Green? He’s black.

Either or. I’m Kamen Rider… Double.

All in all, Hardboilder’s an okay release. The sculpt’s pretty accurate, just that the lack of some details kinda drags it down. Also, it doesn’t come with extra handlebar-gripping hands, so CJX’s hands have to be used on W instead. Also, unlike some of the previous bikes, Hardboilder doesn’t include any special Tamashii stand, and only includes the bike wheelstand as the sole accessory.

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Categories: Kamen Rider, SHfiguarts
  1. giga
    February 6, 2011 at 11:30 pm

    FUCK THAT IS COOL! i really digg the taking apart pic and the “POV” shot. there are fixes for the headlights btw.

  2. Aya
    February 7, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    So this bike just plastic or have die-cast parts ?? still not sure about this >_<

  3. Z
    February 7, 2011 at 7:03 pm

    The more I see of those regular die-cast bike models and how they look 4x better than this Hardboilder for only 1/4 the price, the more I feel ripped off ^^;. With the amount of work put into this “figure”, the bike itself could’ve cost less than the Rider.

    • February 7, 2011 at 8:22 pm

      The funny thing is that those regular diecast model bikes cost but a fraction of Hardboilder’s price, and are so much more detailed…

  4. Kamen Senshider
    February 10, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Wow, the difference in the shade of green is huge!

    • February 11, 2011 at 8:58 pm

      Yeah, metallic green and unpainted plasticky green.

  5. UraKaMe
    February 16, 2011 at 1:42 pm

    They should’ve at least standardized the tone of green used for CJ and Hardboilder, imo.

  6. Wboiler
    February 24, 2011 at 1:52 pm

    even so, Hardboilder still looks pretty good.

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