The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Sam

    Sam #moremasterpiece

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    Sunstreaker looks way too happy standing next to someone he should be jealous of - Cordon really is quite striking.

    It was a pretty harrowing experience for him, not gonna lie :lol 

    You do know MP-21 turns into a Beetle too, right? ;) 

    I really want to see someone make a custom MPM-7 with MP-21's head. @ambitron, feel up to it? :lol  Could easily see it as an upgraded form of Bumblebee, and it'd be cool to have him in better vehicle-mode scale.

    It's pretty much guaranteed that the first release of OPv3 will come with the trailer, but some eventual repaints might omit it (like MP-10B). Hard to say for now if there will ever be a regular Takara version without it, that's the kind of thing Hasbro might do, but that remains to be seen.
     
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  2. HolyCulture

    HolyCulture I'm so much a toon guy that I framed Roger Rabbit.

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    I’m moving next month. Anyone with a large collection and keeps the boxes knows this is going to be an ‘ordeal’. Whew. I get to transform my entire collection this month haha
     
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  3. unmc2001

    unmc2001 Well-Known Member

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  4. Jdk504

    Jdk504 RED WOLF

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    A big thank you to @jream for my megatron stand! Great quality and super fast shipping. He even responds of you have inquiries ;) 

    These pictures aren't the greatest and been busy (aren't we all), but I wanted to get this out and let him know I appreciate all his valiant efforts.

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  5. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    I’m selling my MP-29 Laserwave if anyone’s interested. He’s MISB and collector graded from BBTS. ( box comes wrapped in plastic ). Was going to put him on eBay if no one here is willing to bite . Looking to ballpark $110ish. Idk. I’ll ship it for free .
     
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  6. jream

    jream PRO DESIGN TFW2005 Supporter

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    Classy display you got going on there! Looks great!
     
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  7. Rodimus Mike

    Rodimus Mike I Drank What?

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    Actually I own 2 MP21 Bumblebee's and 2 MP21G Gold Bee's,but the fact remains not since 1992 or '93 has Hasbro had license to the VW Logo so 25 or 26 years to get him here and that is far too long in my opinion.

    For Optimus V3 I am already dreading his release upon finding out he comes with his trailer,retailers are gonna charge every penny they can for him,which means his price will llikely be $329.99 at release.I hate to say it but this may make me go the KO route,cause I'm not paying those overinflated prices for the real deal,that is just a waste of money in my opinion.
     
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  8. Agent 539

    Agent 539 Blackrock Gas Attendant TFW2005 Supporter

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    Surprisingly, the lightbar doesn’t affecttransformation at all. TT made it a push through feature so which ever hood is displayed, the lightbar can be pushed up with it. So simple that it hurts but genius and a great solve. @Sam and I had a lovely chat about that. He was mostly spot on with TT’s approach.
     
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  9. chockey88

    chockey88 koolkollectibleskhai

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    Transforming Cordon back into alt mode reminded me why I hate transforming these MP figures! Took me around 40mins to get it back into alt mode due to that damn rotating windscreen!

    Luckily everything pegged back into place nicely and it looks great! Love the display with both Cordon and Clampdown!

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  10. unicron nemesis

    unicron nemesis Collector + Photographer

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    Been looking forward to this re-deco.

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  11. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Awesome! That Diaclone release is my holy grail! :thumb 
     
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  12. MSWF377

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    Ok, who wants it?
     
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  13. DesertDog

    DesertDog dusty, but trusty

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    Damn, you guys are making waiting for my Cordon difficult. At least he’s on his way though. Even without him in hand I know that I’ll be all over MP-39+. And the Red One.

    Nice, I just tried this with Delta. It works better on his right side for some reason but it definitely makes a difference.

    Thanks for making me get him down, something about this deco just makes me happy. Between this and your Shockwave elbow discovery, I’m tempted to start calling you Doc Ratchet. ;) 

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    I’m dreading moving for this very reason, but I have to move soon, I’m running out of space like crazy. But I’m terrified as I haven’t moved since getting back into collecting. Prior to this I had just two big boxes of loose TF’s and my G1 Fort Max in his original box. When it comes time to move my TF’s, video games and guitars I’ll be hiring a guard for the moving truck. :D 
     
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  14. chchchch

    chchchch Floptimus Prime

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    Just because I feel like these guys have been getting chatted up [and rightfully so] a lot recently...

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  15. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Instead of the usual museum poses how about bad cop and bad cop?

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  16. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Love this shot. I'm holding my breath for a G2 Ramjet, but pictures like these make it hard to not want to get the standard versions...

    Speaking of Cordon - I was not ready for the pop up headlights. I got a little weak in the knees when I saw those.

    The transformation is by far the most difficult I've handled yet in an MP but I'm loving the whole package.
     
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  17. chchchch

    chchchch Floptimus Prime

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    Thanks!! G2 Ramjet is something special. I owned it before I knew what the G1 version looked like, so sometimes I still have trouble not thinking of the purple-and-teal as the "original."
     
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  18. deruberhanyok

    deruberhanyok Likes the G2 neon lights

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    Heh, mine actually survived my childhood intact, in good shape, along with a G1 Skywarp and a few others (G2 Sideswipe and Jazz come to mind, some G1 figs). That G2 Ramjet was one of my favorites, and it sat on my desk all through high school, college and beyond. I got back into Transformers when, on a trip back to my parents' house, we found a box with nearly all of my other old figures in it. I decided to sell all of them to get some "seed money" for the hobby.

    That actually worked out pretty well for me, but ten years on I do regret it a little. MP Skywarp helped. MP G2 Sideswipe helped more. But an MP G2 Ramjet would be the cure.

    One day...
     
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  19. Goldimus Prime

    Goldimus Prime Well-Known Member

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    Great post, @TCracker! I could hear those robo-knuckles cracking. :D 
     
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  20. Shockwave81

    Shockwave81 TFW2005 Supporter

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    That makes two of us!

    Just bought our first home and I’ve been packing away a few things every evening this week, because I know if I don’t I’ll just be looking at the whole collection in three weeks thinking “f*!k this for a joke...”

    Looking forward to setting up the boys (and one girl) again in the new place, no more nasty wallpaper when I’m trying to take my amateur appreciation pics - I’m sure that’ll make all the difference. :lol 
     
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