KO MPM Optimus Prime - V1 and recolors

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  1. savio-prime

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    So I checked it out. There's a hole through the back wall of the matrix chamber. It looks like it's designed to look like his spark.

    The wall behind the matrix chamber is used to store his head in alt mode.

    I did a clearance check for the head (for alt mode) as well as closing the matrix chamber (for bot mode) and it works great for the gem to be added there with no issues!

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  2. Lorenzo

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    How many mm is the gem?
     
  3. savio-prime

    savio-prime Autobot

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    I added the liquid chrome to the side mirrors because they were unpainted.

    I bought a variety pack of gems from an arts and crafts store like Michael's or Hobby Lobby.

    The gem I used was a light blue @ 5mm size.
     
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  4. Lorenzo

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    Thanks for the size, i bought a lot of these gems on ebay, Based on your other jobs
     
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  5. savio-prime

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    Awesome!!!
     
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  6. skywarp-2

    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    That's a cool idea.
     
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    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    Damnit! After waiting soooooo long.. I finally get mine, and it's missing it's window visor on the left side!! Come on!! I got this thru TF-direct. what do I need to do to get the part, or a replacement figure? what is the procedure? Do I take a pic and email them? How does one go about getting a replacement part.. and can that part be pushed into the slot? I don't want to have to take a part the figure to fix it. I shouldn't have to.

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    Please help fellow friends. I'm so bumbed out by this.. I was so ready to be excited, now.. my balloon is deflating big time.
    Please assist...:( 
     
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  8. jbvirus

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    well that well that makes me nervous for when mine comes in. I also ordered from TF Direct. sorry to see about your copy dude.
     
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  9. Retroheavy

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    Hmmm. That is a bizarre oversight. I would contact tf-direct first. My experience with their customer service has been pretty good. If they can’t help they should at least point you in the right direction.
     
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    Thats sad dude, i hope you could get the replacement part asap, thats what i fear too before my copy arrives but it never happen so just lucky

    Maybe you could email and take a pic of your copy's missing parts, show.z has same procedure
     
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  11. skywarp-2

    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    Update from TF-Direct...
     
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    if it was me, I would order a second one while waiting for part replacement. That way you have at least one that is complete and when the replacement part comes in you could sell it or have a second to display in alt mode or use for the jet wing kit later on. :) 
     
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  13. Prime135

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    That’s why I don’t use them. Ordered weijang hound and he was missing a gun. Got an email like that, and then never heard back. The part did eventually come in a few weeks later, but after they sent that email I got no further communication whatsoever, even after multiple inquiries.
     
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  14. jbvirus

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    Starting to think mine will be missing something too when it comes in. Since I have ordered it I have read multiple issues with TF-Direct, so this may be my first and last order from them.
     
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  15. savio-prime

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    Oh man, that's terrible!
     
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  16. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    Mine is out for delivery today. Fingers crossed I get a good copy!
     
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    I wasn’t even gonna open mine till the jetwing kit arrives so I can do all the battle damage paint together but maybe it would be wise just to check my copy has all its parts.
     
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    I sure hope you do. Maybe mine was a fluke. My Lt01 Bumblebee was perfect. Also, my smoke stacks on the back were kinda floppy. I don't have the resources to buy a second ver. Already have a Hasbro and now a missing part Lt02.so I probably will make due until that windshield visor comes in.
     
  19. OCProwl

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    Quick update, got this guy and had quick inspection. I noticed something seemed misaligned in the chest, one of the red panels wasn't quite right (in my photo here, it's on the right side / Prime's left peck). On closer look, the little tab on the inside part that is supposed to tab into the center of the chest was just not there at all, so that side won't peg in. It's a relatively minor thing though, the red panel isn't really "loose" and holds in the right place more or less. It's really minor though, so much so that I probably wouldn't even bother to do an exchange if this was something I bought at retail and could easily exchange.

    Other than than nitpick everything looks really good. Very solid, much heavier than I was expecting. I got mine for about $60 shipped with a recent eBay coupon and for that price I'm more than happy with it, despite the small QC flaw above.

    EDIT: Oh and the smokestacks are crazy loose at least in bot mode. Haven't tried to transform yet.

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  20. Lorenzo

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    Look at this, inspired in your your customs
    New eyes, i used 2mm gems
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