Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Ra88, Feb 28, 2017.
Maybe this figure is filled with ratchets just like the rotf figure? I really hope that is the case!
@Actar Upon close inspection, I think your photoshop from a handful of pages back is possible. In other words, I do think the chest can compress nicely. Granted, I'm not sure if the chest panels can come closer together necessarily, but given the fact that they are inherently angled, if they are pushed down vertically to sit lower, then they will naturally come closer on their own.
I do not own nor understand how to use photoshop, but if you look at the bright stock photo on the first page, you can see that while the blue parts of the chest panels may not be able to clip over that bar like we initially thought, it definitely can sit lower. In fact, the distance the little blue fins can be displaced is exactly equal to the blue fins a level above that. Combining this with the knowledge that those gray pieces under the windows can be hidden by the abs and then the abs subsequently tab in, I think those windows will cover the centered gray collar piece like you were hoping. Maybe not to the degree you were hoping, but it's better than nothing.
I hope this was descriptive enough. I think some of my physics vocabulary began to surface while trying to explain it as coherently as I could without pictures lolololol. If there's any work left to be done on more photoshops, perhaps this can help? But bottom line is, I think your predicted transformation picture won't be too far off—not exact, but close
I don't. I think it's been in design and testing for awhile. But im not saying your wrong just u have no faith and i'm curious, do you buy all the new Japanese market stuff like I basically do now? Especially the Masterpieces that hsve been coming out?
(Not trying to dissolve u im.actually curious because if you did you might not feel that way. Possibly it's why I ask )
I doubt it. I think he was making statements based on some bad pictures
Well judging by this...
The arms atleast seem a little loose.
So what. It's a prototype.
Bro, at this point you're just going out on a limb (pun intended)
I don't believe this Prime can holster steel beams, but I don't see any evidence it can't at least hold up its weight. If I dropped in a picture like this, can't I argue that this Prime has weak arms because the left one is askew?
Can't forget that these event reps (no disrespect) have probably never handled a TF figure prior, or do not understand the intricate workings of the figure as well as an enthusiast might.
But let's say hypothetically, you're correct, the figure's a fixer upper at best and a shoddy prototype. Doesn't say anything about the mass release version. I'd say it's still too early to make the call on the figure's QC. I think a much more fair assessment can be made after Tokyo Toy Fair 2017, or at least a video such as MPM-03's presentation where the designer personally showed off the figure and its features
They seem loose because they are not tabbed in. Just look at the chest. When the chest is folded right, the shoulders tab in and you get stable arms.
Why did you post it again for the third time?I get that you're skeptical but you made you point 40mins ago,and then 28mins ago,and then now?Maybe it's a glitch with the site but i see you posting the same thing three times in the span of an hour but at different times¿
What the hell is going on in this thread...
Why did you quote me multiple times with the same comment?
And yet, you're still not providing proof of anything!! It's literally just another picture of the figure horribly mistransformed.
I'm not arguing on this matter any further. The figure will not be a floppy mess. It will all tab together just fine and be a solid piece
EDIT: multiple quotes seems like a glitch, no worries there, my apologies.
But my point about your lack of evidence for the floppiness still stands.
I agree, I'm sure he'll turn out great.
No,it's not you.It's true savage that has 10 identical messages in one row and it irritates the crap out of me.
I read everywhere that the ROTF leader mold would have wheel split, how that even works and why?, just a question.
Sure,judge it by a prototype who is not properly tabbed together coz they didnt even know how to transform it properly...It makes sense.....
I seriously can't stop thinking in the earlier Optimus movie design because of the color they choose for the windows and the size of the back (blue) of the legs:
he did that 7 times. wtf
im not sure how you're gonna know that the joints are gonna be loose on it when its still a prototype and its still incorrectly transformed
The problem is not his assumption,it's the freaking spam
How can anyone know the tolerances of this figure from pics?
I can't confirm nor deny that, but to pull that off, you need at least one stable pin/axle to hold the wheel hubcaps in place, and then a crap ton of hinges to split the wheel. Seems super impractical and fragile, so I wouldn't be surprised if they did pull that from their design. Relieved that the MPM-04 decided to dodge this department of complications
I've actually thought up a concept where split wheels could work if Optimus had two wheels width on each of his 4 back tires, but it just festers ugliness lol
We obviously are not sure, but for example; one of all the test-shots we've seen has this on the leg:
look like they breaked the plastic.
And again this is a test-shot copy, everything can happens.
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