Knight Morpher Commander- HOS Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Reviews' started by MidnightBliss, Apr 4, 2010.

  1. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    Alright. Finally got done with work and was able to mess with this guy a little. Here are the impressions.......pics to follow.

    -Plastic Quality is very good. On par with Has/Tak. It doesn't feel cheap or brittle at all.

    -Colors are wonderful. The orange-red we saw isn't here. This is a dark, deep red. Blue is muted and "steely" as well. At quick glance to my room, the only red close is the red on Supreme Cybertron Starscream.

    -Articulation is good. The rachet joints on mine are super tight....almost too tight. Sadly, there is no ball joint on the neck. Look left and right...that's all you get. Feet have a nice pivot to them for nice poses.

    -He comes with a visor however, I can't get it to stay in place.

    -Interchangable fists are nice.

    -His "matrix" can be taken out of the holder.

    I'll answer what questions I can.


    EDIT:

    I know, I know :useless 

    Fraking Camera is on the fritz. If you want to see it look up the vids. If you have questions....fire away.
     
  2. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Just unpacked my KMC.

    The thing has a great sculpt, but it has multiple joint problems. The left shoulder joint is so loose, it can barely hold a pose. the joint on the rifle is also loose, often times making the barrel droop down. The panels on the back of his legs are loose as well.

    Overall, it's a nice looking figure, but not worth the price. If it had a little better QC it would be, but loose joints on a pricey figure of this size is not good.

    Going to see if I can work out an exchange or get my money refunded.
     
  3. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    You're having really bad luck with 3rd party figs and QC lately aren't you? :lol 
     
  4. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    And here's the kicker: The panel on the back of his head just came off due to a metal pin that seems too short to hold everything in place.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. jessecuster

    jessecuster One Goal!

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    I just got mine today, is anyone else having a problem with him rolling when in Alt Mode?
     
  6. MidnightBliss

    MidnightBliss Well-Known Member

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    The right shoulder on mine was insanely loose as well. I had to use a screwdriver and tighten up that screw. Then it was fine.

    Got stress marks on the ball joint that holds the cow catcher in place.
     
  7. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Anyone have HOS Prime and Warbot (Springer)? I'm having a real hard time choosing between the two. I can only get one.
     
  8. MidnightBliss

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    I have both. Honestly, I like KMC better.
     
  9. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Good to hear! He will go nicely in my Prime collection. Hopefully Has/Tak will give us a cheaper "new" version of Springer for my Classics collection.
     
  10. jrxcombinetrain

    jrxcombinetrain Just like combiners

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    I'm so sad with my Knight Morpher Commander...

    I just arrived my hand, and then it broke my heart.
    As you see in the picture, one wheel has broken.
    Ah, fine. I need some glue.:music  Calm down myself...
    [​IMG]

    And it should have 4 fists as instruction said, but mine only have 2.
    What a ridiculous day!
    [​IMG]

    Well, it's still a cool piece.
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  11. trystendaycey

    trystendaycey Captain CAAAAAAVEMAAANNN!

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    Where did you get it? BBTS will make it right if it was purchased from them...
     
  12. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Autobot/Decepticon

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    The extra fists should be plugged on the bottom of the trailer
     
  13. jrxcombinetrain

    jrxcombinetrain Just like combiners

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    Not that one, sir. :cry  I miss these 2 fists attached on the cub.
     
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    Sorry to hear it, the only issue I have with mine is that the shoulders are REDICULOUSLY loose.
     
  15. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Can you tighten the shoulders with a screwdriver?
    I just ordered mine from BBTS, hopefully it comes to me in good condition. I'm a little nervous now.
     
  16. MidnightBliss

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    I had to tighten on of the shoulders on mine. Worked like a charm.
     
  17. Jarodimus

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    What screw did you tighten? The one on the bottom of the torso under the affected shoulder?
     
  18. MidnightBliss

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    yep, that's the one. It was almost as if it wasn't tightened enough to start with. There was a gap in the arm/chest area.
     
  19. VBBN

    VBBN The Awakened

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    I am debating this guy, I just don't want to spend big bucks on something with iffy QC issues.
     
  20. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    IMHO, not really worth the 90 bucks, then, if there are icky QC issues! :( 
    However, ill decide to get him off the fly IF he's cheap-ish.. :D 
     

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