MakeToys MTRM-09 Howling Meteor (MakeToys unofficial Starscream)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Shin Densetsu, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. Deductor

    Deductor Hubris Repellent

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    I love me some Maketoys. So glad their tackling Starscream. Finally something fresh in the seeker MP world. How exciting
     
  2. GAUGE

    GAUGE Nice Toys, Dumbass!

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    (Found these in /toy on the 4chan)

    I know one of the photos was posted. not sure if the others were as I have not looked that far back, but here's more, and a nice back shot. (I'm just not feeling that butt flap.) I'm not quite sure who the person is holding it, but for a moment there, I thought it was Optibotimus. :lol 

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  3. GRAW

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    This is the first time I found MT make ugly face.....
     
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  4. Starganderfish

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    Nice. Needs a new face or at least a lighter colour on the face so we can see it and judge it properly.
    Really wish the underside of the wings wasn't hollow. That seems an odd choice?
    And I'm not thrilled at the clear canopy over the gold canopy - looks kind of strange. Would have preferred the outer clear canopy was just opaque gold. But that's a super easy fix win some gold paint, so no worry.
    Articulated hands would be nice but they look like fairly basic mushroom pegs so some of the KFC or maybe the FansStyle hands should work.
    All up I'm in for three Seekers and three Coneheads of this mould.
     
  5. daimchoc

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    Same pics already posted, just not sideways.
     
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  6. Transmetal

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    That looks vastly better than Takara's. Just needs some finishing touches as in colors/better face etc...........

    Would also be down with Coneheads as well, since my official ones are pretty floppy and were that way fresh out the package.
     
  7. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    I'm expecting a lot of repaints/remolds out of this guy.


    Hopefully that potential of a lot of characters from this mold will help keep the price down.
     
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  8. Orion2703

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    Better than mp11, definitely.
    Better enough for me to start replacing them all, I really don't know at this point. Its going to come down to price on these.
    I'd also like to think they'll sort out the underside of the wings, cos thats looking like a low budget hasbro effort currently. It actually looks like there are panels missing.
     
  9. Nighthawkblack

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    I like what you did there.:thumb 

    Can you please redo xtbs menasors face?
     
  10. OstOgBajer

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    Can you please redo XTBs Menosar?

    :D  sorry, I had to!!!
     
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  11. mikeszekely

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    Given how many faces came with Despotron and Downbeat, I kind of suspect that this face is probably a quick and dirty one they whipped up for the painted prototype. It looks kind of unpolished that way. I'd bet that the retail toy will probably include a few different, more finely sculpted and detailed faces.
     
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  12. murphytronus

    murphytronus Im not Shardimus

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    They had another face at the show... it was the face he makes when he gets blasted by galvatron with his mouth open right before he turns to dust
     
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    Hahahahahahahaha
     
  14. astrotrain1975

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    That top smirking face is a must. It captures Starscream perfectly.
     
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    Reminds me of Mega-SCF Starscream which, alas, isn't my personal idea of a Masterpiece. Nice enough for those that want this though.
     
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    Unfortunately butt flap can be seen from front side.

    Also back of head quite annoying.
     
  17. nomolos

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    I wasnt upset about it. I just recognized it was wrong. Just like I recognize this is wrong.
    The key reason Dr wu and some others made replacement faces is because is was warranted and there was a large enough market. For despotron, it wouldn't have been because there are too many other options. If enough people buy this and want a replacement face someone will make one.
     
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    Man if they did it like this I would get it in a second. The current face just kills the whole figure for me. Great job though. This looks great! Do you think you could put this face on a shot of the whole figure?
     
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    Disappointed it doesn't have articulated fingers but seeing that reminded me that MakeToys generally doesn't do that, and we have to go aftermarket for that with their MTRM figures (Despotron for example happens to fit Eness MP-10B hands). Would be great if they stepped up their game a little and designed articulated fingers. A more posable figure that can't be as expressive with his hands as an MP-11 with KFC hands, is kind of a downer.
     
  20. The Smirker

    The Smirker TOO MUCH MECHA, TOO LITTLE MONEY

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    WAIT, YOU GOT TO HANDLE IT!!?? All I got was a chosen prime guy holding it.
     

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