The MPM Appreciation Thread

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  1. Lukelbs

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    I got MPM-05 Barricade on Monday so I thought that I'd stop by and share some thoughts and pictures because. . . appreciation!

    Alt mode is a slick looking Saleen Mustang. Rolls nicely. Paint application is perfect. I do wish the windows were tinted, but other than that, awesome alt mode.
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    Robot mode has almost nailed the alien proportions of the CGI. Some really good articulation, though his wrists and fingers could have used some more. All in all, an excellent figure to add to the MPM line.
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    Barricade taking a page out of The Fallen's book:
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    And a cross post of my transformation gif because it took a lot time.
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    I just noticed the mistransformation of Bee's legs to get a faux double jointed knee.
     
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    Yeah, I cheated. I tried to recreate their few encounters, but I missed on from TLK. So here it is:
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    And a few more for fun.
    I just hear The Used 'Pretty Handsome Awkward' when I look at this first picture.
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    Fight!
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    And as always, I love me some one footing posing action!
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    This is a dang fun figure that I can't keep myself from messing with...So much so that I will single handedly keep this thread going!
     
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    Hey Folks!

    I know there are differences between Hasbro and Takara MPM figures, but are there packaging differences too?

    Thanks!
     
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    Jazz
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    Sentinel Prime
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    I must've missed that post. Only five more?.... Hmmmm.....

    Jazz
    Ratchet
    Mercedes Soundwave
    Stinger
    Crosshairs

    I'd give Sideswipe the last spot but I don't want a fleet of silver cars. I also stuck with carbots because I know they'll be in scale.
     
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    I just saw that TRU is gonna close another 200 stores. Maybe I should go ahead and order MPM Barricade online.
     
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    That's a lot of stores. I wonder how many are left.
    Most of the ones near me are closed now. Closest is 50 min away. But this is the one that had Bee in stock online for in store pick up, then instead of saying it was a mistake, lied and tried to backtrack lol
     
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    In the [hopefully] end, it's just under half of the stores. Luckily, the CEO and other top officials will still get their bonuses.
     
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    I always wondered what song that was...
     
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    Lmao yep, they probably will. Well, in any case, I'll likely order through eBay since the 6 TRU stores around me didn't get mom 3 or 4 until months later.
     
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    Custom painted (by xaviercal) Supreme size KO Starscream next to Takara MPM-4 Optimus Prime.

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    A new transformation gif of Bee.
     
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    Choosing 5:
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    ....we really need better leader figures from dotm....
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