Masterpiece Grimlock - weapon storage?

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  1. Rev_Pee_Kitty

    Rev_Pee_Kitty Order Malkavian-Dobbsian

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    Picked up MP Grimlock at Toys R Us (note for locals: the TRU in Rome, GA had plenty!) and he's pretty nifty. Really not much more than a bigger upgrade from G1, but he sure looks awesome.

    Here's the thing -- I hate leaving weapons behind in either mode. I realize that there's no official way to store either his gun or his sword in alt mode, but has anyone come up with a decent fan-fix? I'd prefer storage for his sword (e.g., on his dino back), as it's cooler than his blaster IMO, but either one would mean he could have a weapon in robot mode.

    So if you've figured out a way to do it, please let me know! Thanks.
     
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    Right now he's in robot mode next to MP04. He is currently holding his gun with the sword on the floor next to him. I'd like to figure out how to make a sword sleeve for him to wear that he can put the sword in when not in use. Then he can slide it out when he needs it. That would've been a much better accessory than the crown.
     
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    Just in case you didn't catch it, there's a tiny peg on the underside of each weapon by the handle, and a small post that peg fits into on the left fist, which lets him stably hold both weapons.
     
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    Yea, he can hold both of his weapons, but I generally display him with only one weapon at a time. His left hand does not seem to hold the weapon as well as the right hand. I think having a sleeve on his back or something would be a great place for his sword.
     
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    Weapon storage??!! Why is Grimlock not fully armed at ALL times?? ;) 
     
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    This works for alt mode weapon storage.
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    ^....Awesome :lol 

    As for storage, I personally don't have any idea myself, but I'm sure with enough work a kitbasher can come up with something.
     
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    ^ = Epic
     
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    There's a fold out flap at the bottom of the dino modes back that you can kind of rest his gun in - it's tricky to get open though.
     
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    A Grimlock not fully armed is a sad Grimlock. Sad Grimlocks make me a sad panda!
     
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    In dino mode, Grimlock doesn't need a sword or gun. He's a frick'n T-Rex. That's what the chompers of doom are for.
     
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    /\ This - he DOES have built in gun storage in dino mode. It's in the Takara directions, no idea if the Hasbro directions have it.
     
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    Hasbro makes no mention of gun storage can someone scan/link the takara instructions?
     
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    All you need to do is open the G1-ish panel on his back (if it's still there on the Hasbro one) and plug the gun into it. We don't need to bring instructions into the mix.
     
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    Alas i do not have my grimlock at hand at school but i will check when i get home
     
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    That's super-weak. I tried it, and the gun falls out when you move him. You'd have thought they'd make a peg-hole or something in that fold-out bit -- it's like the gun just rests in there.
     
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    That flap is not weapon storage, its a homage to his diaclone, dinorobo driver seat.
     
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