Amazing concept that will blow your mind

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  1. galvascream

    galvascream Apple Junkie

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    Buster Prime and Movie 1 Japanese Premium Prime owners, don't you wish there was a way to stop the chrome grills on the bottom of their feet from scratching and wearing off? Well, boy oh boy do I have the best idea for that solution! Picture one of those adhesive screen covers for iPhones and stuff, except it's the perfect shape and size to cover the grill. It would be clear and self adhesive. Probably a good price for the Buster Prime ones would be 10-20 USD. The Movie 1 Takara Prime version would be a good 15-25 USD. What do you think?
     
  2. Astronopolis

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    they sell screen covers for touch phones at radio shack that you can cut to fit any size phone screen, i think they're less than $10 a package
     
  3. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    This begs the question though....what do you do to prevent scratching? Leave in vehicle mode? Stand him on a soft fabric?
     
  4. Valkysas

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    not really an amazing concept.

    Those things are made for flat surfaces. with culpted detail like on the grill, you're going to get tons of ugly air bubbles. that will trap moisture. which will probably destroy the chrome.
     
  5. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Not only would covers interfere with transformation, but they'd cost that much more than simply keeping your shiny Prime feet on a soft or smooth, non-abrasive surface.
     
  6. Dran0n

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    Sadly, my mind isn't blown, but I guess it's a good idea.
     
  7. harrismonkey

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    I have both movie chrome primes and have kept both standing on a tissue 98% of the time. I haven't had any problems.

    The screen idea isn't bad, but I suspect I wouldn't like the look of it in truck mode (which is really the whole point of protecting that chrome).
     
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    I just stand mine on the shelf. No scratches yet. If it does get some scuffs on it, whatever it is a toy.
     
  9. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    sorry dude, its not amazing nor it blew my mind. using those won't make the front grill look good at all in truck mode.
     
  10. QmTablit

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    So... what's wrong with displaying the figure standing on a small cloth like those used for wiping eyeglasses clean? Those are just as cheap, there's little work (as in, you're not sitting there trying to contour a flat plastic film over sculpted detail), and the figures are displayed anyway so standing on a cloth is hardly invasive.
     
  11. MegaMoonMan

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    It bears repeating that this is neither amazing nor mind-blowing.

    With a thread title like that I expect something...oh, I don't know...at least mildly interesting. This, not so much.
     
  12. Houndvoice

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    Transforming the figure would pose more of a danger in the way of scratching than simply standing the figure on a shelf, wouldn't it?
    If you're careful, scratching can easily be avoided either way.
     
  13. Pravus Prime

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    I once used... crap, something that was a spray on the chrome on Car Robots Gigatron to keep the chrome protected, worked like a charm. Gloss coate sealant or something like that.
     
  14. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    I have mine on a glass shelf in my Ikea display case. no scratches yet.
     
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    my mind has been blown
     
  16. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Huh, interesting. I was all for the idea until I read this.

    QFT.
     

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