Is Masterpiece Grimlock really too small?

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  1. Max Rawhide

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    MP-08 is a perfect scale with MP-10....if you want toy scale: the G1 toys had Grimlock just slightly smaller than Optimus, and you get about the same with MP-08 and MP-10

    However, he's too small for cartoon/scale chart scale. And the FT Dibots are based on the scale chart and thus larger. Not just taller (Scoria came with soles to increase Grimlock's height), but also the wrong build. He just looks off with the FT Dibots. Grinder is the best option.

    But yeah, I still have MP-08 as well. I just like him too much to put him out to pasture -- currently posed with the Diaclone deco's of the MP's.
     
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    If you're of the mindset that Grimlock is the biggest of the dinobots, then MP08 is too small. I have the oversized KO with the FT dinos and they look great together. MP08 has been relegated to my CHUG display.
     
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    You will love Stomp if you didn't have him already.
     
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    He is WAYYY TOO SMALL go get yourself a Fanstoys Grinder, you wont regret it!!!
     
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    I have MP-8, but put clear stilts under his feet to make him appear taller. Problem solved.
     
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    If you are bothered by Grimlock being shorter than Optimus, than he is too small. I would say MP Grimlock fits more with Toyworld Orion, since it is slightly taller than it.

    Of course if the height compared to Optimus doesn't bother you, then the next consideration is that no one makes a full set of Dinobots in his height either. He may look odd with Slag, Sludge, Swoop and Snarl towering over him...if you want to get those guys in the future.
     
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    Yes. He should be larger than Optimus. The MP looks slightly shorter.
     
  9. Gamerlingual

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    Stomp can't find. Waiting til his reissue. As far as Slag, which version? Caesium? I was wondering what accessories the blue diaclone Slag comes with and if his head is also black or just blue.
     
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    www.thechosenprime.com has a Stomp reissue on pre-order. I bought the G2 Scoria, but if I would try Caesium for the G1 color. It's up to you what to get ultimately, so go with your gut in the end.
     
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    Thanks! And MO Grimlock owners enjoy!
     

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