Maketoys Cross Dimension Striker Manus / Optimus

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  1. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC Schmuck

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    Why would it be part of a two pack? they might make more, they might make a version with an armor trailer, they might make an armor trailer on its own. But I definitely don't see what reason they'd have to make him a two pack with another figure.

    Speaking of future releases I completely forgot they teased a hotrod in that comic too. Sure hope they've come up with a bad ass new design for him too.
     
  2. lbock

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    I didn't realize this was sold out everywhere. Looks like BBTS has it up for pre-order for another run.
     
  3. Sportimus

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    It's been on preorder for months now. No specific release date either. It was set for 2nd Quarter, then they changed it to 3rd Quarter. Pretty vague. Considering the recent fiasco with MakeToys and the way they've been mishandling Meteor (Cybertron Starscream), I am debating whether to just sell off Noir or just get Manus and be done with MT after that. If Riotor Despotron and their MP Dsspotron weren't so good, I'd consider selling those two. More likely, I'd rather get Manus and call it quits with MT.
     
  4. lbock

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    Ah, I didn't realize. I know they've made several runs of Manus but didn't realize they hadn't made one in a while. I'd think they will eventually make another run, but I would have also thought they would make more Cross Dimension figures than they ended up making this year.
     
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    DBarricade General Nutcase

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    Just got Striker Manus and Rioter Despotron. Overall very nice. I wish Manus' gun locked when extended, but I like him.
     
  6. LazyAza

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    It has a point around the 50-60% range of extension where it sits more firmly in place. But yah it needed a soft tab in there or something.
     
  7. Makarov

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    Question on Striker Noir the instructions show you can holster the pistol things in the legs but it's a little hard to see, are they supposed to clip in securely there or just hang?
     
  8. Switchblade

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    There's a small tab inside the leg panel that lines up with a slot on the side of the pistols.
     
  9. DBarricade

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    True. I'm considering applying a bit of Pledge at the very end to add some friction.
     
  10. Xkcer Man

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    I've tried that a few times. Doesn't really work, at least not the way I'm doing it.
     
  11. factasia

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    I need this!!!
     
  12. edgs2099

    edgs2099 Optimistically realistic. TFW2005 Supporter

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    You really do. Him, his repaint, and Megatron are my go to "mess with" toys. Much expressive, so many posings.
     
  13. DBarricade

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    Indeed. He's well worth the money.
     
  14. HADRON

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    I swear I saw one. Unless maybe I was mistaken? Maybe it's just noir with that super huge double weapons pack that we totally missed with Manus.. sad face..
     
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    Striker Noir comes in a double size box to fit the weapons, since they are still on sprues. It's not a 2 pack

    The Erebus box is the same size
     
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    Dang, when is this coming back in stock? I need one of these figure.
     
  17. Firelight78

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    Does anyone know if any company is making add one or upgrade for Striker Manus?
     
  18. daimchoc

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    If there was, they'd likely do more the "one"... :) 
     
  19. Alienmorph

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    There's one or two bits on Shapeways, and I think I've seen photos of a full kit that's meant to give Manus a Combiner Wars-compatible torso mode. Don't know if the latter is still a thing, tho.
     
  20. Firelight78

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    I somehow loath the idea of adding Hasbro/Tak figures to my 80.00$ Striker, to me just seems like a down grade..
     

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