Fanstoys FT-17 Hoodlum (Hot Rod)

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  1. Chucez

    Chucez Well-Known Member

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    Holy cow! That's the Hot Rod face sculpt that I've been waiting for. if that's how he turns out, i'm gonna have to keep MP-28 in alt mode.
     
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    This. My god. This. I want this. And I already have Galvy so Rodimus only required. Ping dalianjj! PING! :) 
     
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    I believe it was a combination of several minor changes.

    - The head and face were overhauled.
    - Arms were lowered on the torso.
    - Exhaust Pipes were made smaller diameter.
    - Spoiler was raised.

    All those small tweaks made a tremendous impact on the look of the figure tho. If only it were so easy to adjust the engineering for the transformation as it is to Photoshop.
     
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  4. XXLMagnus

    XXLMagnus King of Kings

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    So with all these design tweaks we are doing, do we get a cut of any increased profits ... ?? :) 
     
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  5. Zeke1

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    Here's a comparison
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  6. franpincho

    franpincho Sunbow or fail TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm a TT fanboy and I'm still getting this. It just looks too good.

    Part of me wishes Rodimus was done first instead though. As great as MP-09 looks, he handles like crap.
     
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    Does anyone know if Dalianjj has chimed in on his opinion of these changes? Or does he ever give his opinion or feedback? Just curious, because those tweaks by psychosi make him perfect! The other major issue I had with Hoodlum was his vehicle mode. There is just somethings off about it.
     
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    This.
     
  9. franpincho

    franpincho Sunbow or fail TFW2005 Supporter

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    He secretly cancelled the project because TT is king.
     
  10. mags2424

    mags2424 TT and 3P MP Advocate

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    When was the last time we saw this prototype on display or official pictures? Was it that toy show that had hoodlum being held up by a stand?
     
  11. Yeled

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    I don't think he's ever commented on them. If past experience is anything to go by he only would if FTs intended to implement some of them (or something related). He would say something like "we will lower the arms" or "the head is being tweaked." Dalianjj is a man of few words, but the words he speaks carry great weight. ;) 
     
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    Thanks for the info. True that he is a man of few words. Just wish he would say something about this project to give us an update and keep our interests up. I really do hope that Fanstoys tries to make it look more like the photoshopped pics though.
     
  13. edgecrusher

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    Especially if those words are "we're making the changes in that digibash". :D 
     
  14. Destructimis Prime

    Destructimis Prime Female G1 and Masterpiece collector

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    Mesmerizing :rolleyes: 
     
  15. Snaku

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    Keep our interests up? *looks back over the constant stream of posts* Yeah, I can see how that would be a problem. I mean I'm not even planning on getting this but I'm still interested.
     
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    Yea I still like my MP-28 with KO chrome...
     
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    If it's a should joint that moves up and down for transformation, lowering the arms may be possible. I like that photoshopped face better but the stock one isn't bad by any stretch.
     
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    This will replace my official hotrod.. I hate he has very minimal clearance in alt mode!! Hoodlum definitely fix that issue with bigger wheel..anyway, what's the latest update ? Still going on? Dead?
     
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    Do you think Dalianjj busts out these posts when he's getting bitched out by his family over mundane house duties one weekend? ... "I'm a made man goddamit!" :) 
     
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    Soo, not to be tin foil hat guy.... but Hoodlum wasn't in any of the Rouge pictures that came out today.

    So he might actually be getting that retooling we are all hoping for. :D 
     
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