Most frustrating transformations

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  1. CrockAlley

    CrockAlley Gween donkey! Mine!

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    I was rotating my display a few month ago, putting away my Masterpieces. I transform them into their most compact/lease floppy form for storage. Rodimus (Hasbro version) has been sitting out for months because I didn't look forward to transforming him into car mode. Well, I finally got around to it today, and I want to throw him against a wall. I want to rip all of his pieces off (the ones that haven't already fallen off) and put them down the garbage disposal.

    What transformations have inspired similar feelings in you?
     
  2. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    ROTF Mixmaster - Nuff said.
    DOTM Leader Class Sentinel Prime - Those damn panels.
     
  3. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

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    DOTM Sentinel Prime, those panels are why I leave him in a box to wait to be sold to some unlucky person on eBay.
     
  4. Yaujta

    Yaujta De-Headmasterizator TFW2005 Supporter

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    RotF Mixmaster and Universe Perceptor. These have both been transformed maybe twice each since I got them. Neither are overly bad, but too fiddly to be fun.
     
  5. motorhead9999

    motorhead9999 Well-Known Member

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    RotF Jetfire.

    Soul of Chogokin Zambot 3
     
  6. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    DOTM Sentinel is a pain in the ass. Too many panels you need to align together at once.
     
  7. strangeguy32000

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    DOTM Jolt
    Such an unpleasantly overcomplicated transformation for such a crappy figure
    Masterpiece Rodimus Prime
    Panel-forming Piece of shit. only his articulation is okay.
    Masterpiece Megatron
    not quite so much a headache to transform as the other two. Still gotta remember to get the arms right before moving on.
     
  8. Prime Jetscream

    Prime Jetscream The Ultimate Golden Gamer

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    I made one of these a while back.
     
  9. Starfire22

    Starfire22 Wall crawling menace!

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    HFTD payload.
     
  10. strangeguy32000

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    ROTF Voyager Ironhide.
    My Brother got this as a birthday present last year and Guess who had to figure out how to transform the gun-happy grey Pickup Truck?
     
  11. Noideaforaname

    Noideaforaname Pico, let's go up to Zuma

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    Leader '07 Megatron was confusing, especially trying to get the legs "stored" properly. Didn't help that I was still new to TFs at the time.

    Voyager Long Haul legs gave me some trouble at first. Hard to get the whole cab section aligned properly thanks to that.

    Arcee/Tailwhip gift set -- ARGH!

    Took me a while to get how to release the jet-nose of Leader Starscream. Thought I broke him at first!

    Leader Jetfire is just insane. Got stuck and frustrated, had to cool off then tackle it again after looking online just how to do it. Clipped off some some tabs to make it all go easier.
     
  12. maku098

    maku098 ; solves everything.

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    DOTM Cyberverse Shockwave
     
  13. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    The first time transforming ROTF Optimus Prime: Took me about 45-50 mins. to transform him into truck mode (mostly due to the arms), now it takes me about 10-15 mins to transform him.

    The 1st time transforming HFTD BB Bumblebee: Took about 30-35 mins. to transform him into car mode (mainly due to me mis-transforming his legs). He stays in robot mode to serve as a display piece.

    The 1st time transforming DOTM Deluxe Leadfoot: Took me about 20-25 mins. to transform him into robot mode. He had a lot of parts to move around.
     
  14. Brooticus

    Brooticus "You bred Raptors?"

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    I remember the days when RID Side Burn was considered fiddly...

    But yeah, Dotm Sentinel is a bit of a bitch to Transform. You can have fiddly but fun TF's, but he isn't one of them.
     
  15. Barricade24

    Barricade24 The Decepticop

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    ROTF Jetfire and DOTM Leader Sentinel Prime.
     
  16. Galaxy Convoy

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    RID Sideburn
    RiD X-Brawn
    RiD Skybite
    Animated Prowl
    Universe Nemesis Prime/BW Neo Big Convoy
    WFC Optimus
    WFC Bumblebee
    Nearly ALL of the Alternators/BTs
    ROTF Leader Optimus
     
  17. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Not today Galvatron!

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    I am horrible at transforming transformers. I just use for display purposes, since I don't even ATTEMPT to transform them anymore. I miss G1s.
     
  18. opt1musaber

    opt1musaber Victory Saber's Recruit

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    It took me 2hrs to transform ROTF leader Prime to his truck mode for the first time. Good times.
     
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    LCDR Blindside Banned

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    Leader Prime. My main hangup was the abs, which forcibly pull out of their rails, not a step I'd imagine in an intricate and thin plastic toy. Once I got that, it took me the remainder of the drive to the coast.
     
  20. depthcharge82

    depthcharge82 Maximal

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    Energon Slugslinger when i first him.
     

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