Takara MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock

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  1. Zherbus

    Zherbus In Shogo Hasui, we trust.

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    There are some nice features I didn't read about before. He's THICK, but he's not very heavy... about a bit heavier than a MP Seeker. His little helmet-cable thing has a suction cup, but I almost would have rathered it have been a magnet.

    He poses very well and doesn't feel cheap at all. His feet have this nice little... almost hydrolic, adjustment thing to them.

    The paint is very simple, but VERY Grimlock. I like the eye change gimmicks. The robot mode one has a little nub that flicks back and forth the colors, where as the dino head lifts apart to change. He's very articulate. His waist moves very well and his legs do whatever you'd want. The shoulders are on thick ball joints. The midget dino arms are also ball jointed and the little claws hurt against your skin. His teeth are likewise pretty sharp.

    Overall, he's absolutely awesome. He's worthy of the MP line and I would consider it my favorite.
     
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  2. Golden Age

    Golden Age BATTLE BEAST

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    good gravy
     
  3. er4smiths

    er4smiths Optimus Prime Titan

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    WOW - I'm beyond impressed that's got to be the nicest Transformer ever made! close second is Revenge Of The Fallen Leader Prime
     
  4. er4smiths

    er4smiths Optimus Prime Titan

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    Hey Zherbus

    How did you get your's already?
     
  5. Zherbus

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    I got it from a board member in China and after some bad experiences with Masterpieces, it was a good opportunity to have someone I trusted give it a once over and make sure all of the parts were in good shape.

    The figure is rugged. Obviously way more than Megatron, but I'd say more so than the Seekers.
     
  6. Makxsh1mum

    Makxsh1mum Well-Known Member

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    No QC issues?
     
  7. er4smiths

    er4smiths Optimus Prime Titan

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    well congrats - it is AMAZING!!!
    Can't wait to compare it with normal line g1 figures.
    He is actually the scale he should have always been now wouldn't you say?
     
  8. Rewind

    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Gorgeous. So looks worth the price of admission to me.
     
  9. Makxsh1mum

    Makxsh1mum Well-Known Member

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    D'oh, still too pricey for me. And he's lucky his unit got vetted before he got it so that he knew he was getting a solid one with no qc issues. that's some good hookups man.
     
  10. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Looks great I hope to have the money for this guy before he starts shipping.
     
  11. Zherbus

    Zherbus In Shogo Hasui, we trust.

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    ZERO Quality Control issues. It's entirely not a regrettable buy. I love it.
     
  12. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Awesome. I really can't wait for my preorder from BBTS to come in. I need this guy... like yesterday. He's so going with my Classics. :D 
     
  13. LightningZERO

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    Glad to see no QC issue :D 
     
  14. Zherbus

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    FYI, here's how he is next to Magnus and Devy.

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  15. rherk

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    Any die-cast? and how much?
     
  16. Zherbus

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    Pretty much the waist stuff, some inner chest, and the claws.
     
  17. Soundwave2

    Soundwave2 Excitement! My Style!!!

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    Can I request some Dino-mode comparison pics?
     
  18. tylerzero

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    Ignorant question: What is the inspiration behind the red/blue eye-switching gimmick (cartoon, comic, etc.)?
     
  19. MushroomPrime

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    Toy had red eyes, Show had Blue eyes.
     
  20. Zherbus

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    Yeah, when I get done working I'll get him back to a T-Rex. If you want it compared to anything, let me know. Otherwise, I'll just grab whatever is closest to me.
     

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