Hasbro TRU Masterpiece Thundercracker Pictorial Review

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  1. Valkysas

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    So many paint apps that I'm gonna be stripping off this thing. The reflector graphics, the tailfin picture of a seeker with soundwave with "sonicboom", the stuff around the cockpit, and the designs ontop of the intakes that are based on the old G1 stickers.

    I think they all look extremely stupid.

    I'll probably be painting all the silver plastic actual silver, so he matches skywarp.
     
  2. Alucard77

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    Yeah, I hear you. I think people will take off different apps. I actually like the ones you mention. The reflector is weak decal for me as well.

    I am hoping the tail fin is molded in black, that would be sweet!
     
  3. Valkysas

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    Even if it isn't, black on black is literally the easiest thing in the world to paint. just mask off everything but the stuff you want to get rid of, and blast with spray paint.
     
  4. Alucard77

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    I got two other mp TC so I am not sure what I will do yet. I may just sell the Takara one and package up the custom and use this one as my main one. Not sure yet. But getting this regardless.

    Not sure yet I want to paint him. Paint has it's own issues.
     
  5. Omegax80

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    Are the military names by the cockpit in reference to anything?
     
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    Maybe I'm mistaken, but shouldn't the Decepticon logos be upside down in robot mode?
     
  7. Valkysas

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    Well, Joe Kyde is a Hasbro deco artist, but I have no idea who the other name is.
     
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    I'm buying this.

    Don't like the happy face.

    Don't care for the Seeker robot image on the jet fins.
     
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    It's a crying shame that they covered this in dumbass tampographs. So much stripping to be done........
     
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    Bought upon finding it. Looks awesome.
     
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    Whoo, TC has so many decals! Not a fan of all these decal especially that cockpit text which has nothing to do with either TC or TF, lol. I agreed the Reflector should've been an accessory.

    Despite the annoying decal, I am 80% sure of thinking purchasing TC for my 4 year old son especially when he adores my MP11 very much.
     
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    It actually looks like it has several defects where they took it out of the plastic mold. You can see some in picture 4 to the left of the Reflector tattoo. That is a damn shame for $70.
     
  13. Cyclonus79

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    I find it odd that theres 2 pilots names on a single manned fighter. The only decal that bothers me is the camera. I think its worth the money.
     
  14. Enigma2K2

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    ... why the hell does he have a tattoo of PerfectEffect's camera on him?

    And me thinks they went overboard on the decals anyway...
     
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    now i have a reason to buy skywarp and mp11 starscream hasbro good job on making thundercraker especialy with the mp11 version
     
  16. Alucard77

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    The two pilots could be the pilot and the co pilot.

    Also, people you can get rubbing alcohol wipes. About 5 minutes of elbow grease, and your good.

    Literally the simplest fix you can imagine!
     
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    That would be true for a 2 man cockpit. Last I remembered the F-15's were single pilot fighter.
     
  18. Valkysas

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    That's G1 Reflector.
     
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    That Reflector decal just looks terrible. I don't care how easily it can be removed after the fact; why would they think it was a good idea in the first place??
     
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    The stuff around the cockpit doesn't bother. I am not to fond of the sonic boom app on the tail fin. The reflector app is horrendous. That will be gone asap. Sometimes I just don't know what Hasbro is thinking.
     

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