MP-39: Masterpiece Sunstreaker

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Spark Extractor, May 22, 2017.

  1. Scowly Prowl

    Scowly Prowl Still calculating variables...

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    I would have also recommended Nippon Yasan, but they appear to be out of stock. Mandarake also appears to have him for 8000 yen. Both are solid sites and I would recommend both.
     
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    Well looking at that pic I don't understand why people complain about MP-12's chest being too wide. Seems inline with the G1 toy and still matches with Sunstreaker just fine.
     
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    I too was hesitant about them, but took a chance to get UW Computron from them when I couldn’t find the set anywhere else.

    Pleased to report it was a successful transaction.

    I think some of the issues with Nippon Yasan are their restrictive order cancellation policies and possible issues when people try to return things or request replacement parts etc.
     
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    Muh Potatos
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    I got the Max and Miriya Macross reissues from them. Thankfully no issues.

    I usually go domestic because A) preorders on foreign sellers immediately sell out B) $10-$25 less isn't usually enough to make me go out of my way for the discount, and shipping usually negates the lower price. But for stuff that won't ever be sold domestically (thank you, Harmony Gold, for your absurdly fascist stranglehold on foreign Macross merchandise not being sold here), I'll take the plunge.
     
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    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    He was already great, but with some slight paint mods he's even better!

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    Still annoys me that they used the proper Autobot symbol on the coin envelope chest design, but the toonified version on the actual figure!
     
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    F#####G AWESOME WORK AS ALWAYS!!!
    someone should really send your video to takara's design team with a lis of the missing carbots and the message "hi guys, would you like to see the full roll call as we do? Let's complete the cast ASAP ok? Many thanks!"
     
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    Good grief that is wonderful, right in the ticky-ticker!

    All the best
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    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Was going through my parts drawer and found some left over Spinout bits. Fast forward 30 mins and gun hand adaptor designed and printed....

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    Need to paint the eyes yellow then into the box they go as extra accessories :) 
     
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    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    Ha ha, I hope we get them all eventually. Missing Jazz, Mirage, Trailbreaker and Cliffjumper (who isn't called but sneaks in beside Prowl :lol ) IIRC.
    Thanks bud! :thumb 
     
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    You've gotta show what you did to get rid of the toon logos.
     
  14. OptimusTimelord

    OptimusTimelord Masterpiece Reanimator

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    Fairly simple... Basically the same thing I did for MP Megs: a small amount of surgical spirit on a q-tip and some patient rubbing. After a minute or so the red logo starts to spread and look increasingly messy, but keep going until the printed shape of the logo is no longer there. Then I found that rubbing your finger hard across the area kind of gathers up all the residue and makes it easier to remove in that state than continuing to work over with the q-tip.

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    I didn't know that. I guess I'll have to be extra careful.
     
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    Yeah, definitely see it as glass half full here, too!

    Any G1 character for me at this point is ideal!

    Yeah, baby! So glad I did, too! Left him blank for about a year and he looked beautiful. Nice and clean and he was without crosses for the last half of s2, but after a few more watch-throughs during that time I decided that the red crosses were the iconic to the character. I even added them to the sides and the roof of the van, too. He just looks more Ratchet-y now! Is yours blank or stickered? If you haven't done it yet and are thinking about it, I highly recommend very sharp scissors over a razor. I started with a razor and it just wanted to pull off the tough top layer of the sticker.

    Totally understand, but I'm holding out for a Bluestreak+. I read a little about Hasbro Asia not carrying Dinobot, the MPM line rolling strong, Hasbro exerting "synergy" over TT and with no G1 MPs announced for this year (yet) it's all a bit worrisome. Time will tell. Just trying to enjoy all the cool shit we've gotten in the meantime!

    Great attitude! I'm right there with you, Xaxis!

    Been waiting on this from you and you never disappoint! More, OTL! MORE!!!
     
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    I received my Sunstreaker this week from BBTS. Very nice toy and interesting transformation from car to bot mode.

    But this where I am stuck now. I can't manage to slide out the piece out on his upper arm that then needs to fold for the lower arm to fully collapse. Is there any trick to it or is mine just extremely stiff? I certainly don't want to break Sunstreaker.
     
  18. OptimusTimelord

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    Thanks Dean! Here's more in the form of infinite loop Sunstreaker :lol 
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    It's fiddly but it should pull out if you can get a grip on the right bit. Or try prying into the join with a fingernail - it might just be overtight on yours. EDIT or do you mean those pylons on his shoulders? They just rotate.
     
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    Fantastic! Did you paint the triangle areas on the doors too?
     
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    Badass. Any close up pics of the painted door-vent? Did you just paint it with a small brush?
     

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