Maketoys MTRM-08 Despotron (Masterpiece Megatron)

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  1. z580c

    z580c Well-Known Member

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    After a few months in my collection Despotron has just grown and grown on me. I was a fan when I first saw the lineart, concerned a little over the helmet choices and then blown away once I got him in hand.

    He's just the chunky killer brick sh*thouse BEAST that Megatron is SUPPOSED to be in my mind, animation model be damned! :p 

    All the other options just look kind of "wimpy" in comparison. Like Despotron could eat them for breakfast.
     
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  2. robh

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    yeah.. more of just an observation than anything. In the stock photos he looks awkward enough for me not to bite. BUT. I want to like him, so we'll see what happens in reviews.
     
  3. King Glurch

    King Glurch Voyager Sized

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    For some reason I actually want this to happen.
     
  4. Gen jay

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    IMG_1167.JPG IMG_1173.JPG IMG_1171.JPG

    Finally got him. Very very impressed by the quality and design of this.
     
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  6. Gen jay

    Gen jay Well-Known Member

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    Agreed. But I do enjoy doing them though so no complains :) 

    Gcreations Optimus would be fun to panel line! Can't wait for that to arrive!
     
  7. o1dpain1ess

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    I have the exact opposite feeling atm lol I'm contemplating selling mine off.
     
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  8. Gen jay

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    IMG_1181.JPG IMG_1197.JPG Just transformed him last night, love the sequence but thought the handle takes abit of fiddling for the panels to fit.

    Otherwise, how could you not love him!!
     
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  9. Deshawn

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    Nope those are Xtransbot's Apollyon hands
     
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  10. Gen jay

    Gen jay Well-Known Member

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    So does despotron come with his own bio card?
     
  11. Deshawn

    Deshawn Decepticon

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    I dont believe so....mines didnt. they have some on ebay for about $9
     
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  12. XXLMagnus

    XXLMagnus King of Kings

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    Someday, when I've climbed the ladder a bit more, Despotron will be the king of my deskbots :) 
     
  13. Deductor

    Deductor Hubris Repellent

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    Hey, lmk if you choose to. I don't have much money but maybe we could work a trade? Maybe?
     
  14. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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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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  16. RazorPrime

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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
     
  19. 86mcss

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    can you still transform him with those hands?
     
  20. GRAW

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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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