Maketoys MTRM-08 Despotron (Masterpiece Megatron)

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  1. mx-01 archon

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    I don't think panel lining is something that can be done on a factory level very well. It's a job that has to be done by hand for best results. You can't paint mask them. You can do it via a paint wash method (MP-03 Starscream as an example), but unless you get factory workers hand cleaning and inspecting all the parts, the best you can hope for is the dirty, greasy look rather than sharp, crisp linework as pictured here.
     
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    Such a great figure, despite the chunky pistol grip.
    Menacing, beefy, everything I could ask for in a Megatron figure.
    I'll be double dipping when Takara releases theirs, but for the time being, he looks quite the part next to FT Sovereign.
     
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    I know the eness mp10b hands work with him and the apollyon hands but do the KFC hands works ? and if they do does anyone have any photos ?
     
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    Eness hands is great!

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    He rocks
     
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    can you still transform him with those hands?
     
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    Yes, but not as easy as the original, you have to move them back and forth to make clearance.
     
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    KFC hands do work, shame about quality though.

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    Ruizu, are those the black MP 10 hands or a different bots? Thinking about getting some.
     
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    They are the KFC Nemesis Prime hands
     
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    Thanks! Those seem to be hard to find. Will have to scavenge of of Apollyon it seems.
     
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    I find that the mushroom peg on despotron is too big and prevents the screw next to the thumb from going in all the way causing the thumb to be loose. Haven't tried sanding down the peg yet. Also, the fingers on the set pop out pretty easy. Tried transforming it with eness hands and the hands are too big and the fingers started popping out. Didn't feel like fiddling with it too much so I just left it in bot mode.
     
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    Yes. No issues on mine. There's a proper placement. I'll get some pics when I get home. I didn't have to trim anything on my set.
     
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    Same here, right hand is a little fiddly but the left one transforms just fine.
     
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    These are probably already somewhere in the thread but the eness ones for comparison.
    You can still transform him with these on, his right hand is much more fiddly, the left no different really.

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  18. Richard598

    Richard598 Always think positive

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    Simply love this (unofficial) Masterpiece! The only problem I have with mine is a mysteriously missing fusion cannon. I've looked everywhere and just can't find it. I don't suppose anyone knows of some way to replace it?
     
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    Your vendor could order you another ... might cost a couple of bucks and take like 3 months but there you go.
     
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    I suppose that's an idea. Thank you!
     

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