X-Transbots Krank and Stax (Masterpiece style not-Huffer and not-Pipes)

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  1. agentcastle

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    great googly moogly! that was awesome... steady hands and patience - two things i lack... i got all spastic just watching
     
  2. SMOG

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    That sucks man.

    In all honesty, Stax does have a tendency towards looseness. I had to use a screwdriver to tighten up the shoulder swivel posts out of the box... though they haven't gotten loose again since, so that seems to be fixed easily enough. The other issue is that if the shoulders aren't lined up JUST RIGHT during transformation, they can easily pop off the ball joints.

    Other than that, mine is pretty solid though. No problems with the cab or the head or any other joints. It sounds like you just got a bad one.

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    Wow, that IS really nicely done!

    Who says these guys don't fit in with Masterpiece. Looks awesome to me! :D 

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  4. MetalicGrunt

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    Got my 2nd Stax - Wow this guy is very nice - he is tight, everything aligns perfectly. I like it - and the red visor gimmick is awesome- he looks so adass in Blue and chrome.
     
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    Are you sure you have the arms and hinges in the correct place for vehicle mode ?

    Yes the shoulders are a little loose (easily remedied) - I also had no chrome inside the screw holes on one arm (not especially noticeable though).
     
  6. UltraMagnus2008

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    HOLY CRIP ITS CRAP!
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncnRn1ziIFY
     
  7. plowking

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    these guys are delicate, but pretty cool figures. kinda large. i feel they look even better with MO-01 than MP-10.
     
  9. Scaleface

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    Honestly, I didn't realize how close Krank was to IDW Huffer. Looks a lot like him. I know, it' because Krank looks like Huffer, but for me it's close enough to put Krank on the IDW Classics shelf.

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  11. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Late for the show, as I just got mine. Bith are very good figures. After my initial disappointment with Cubex's Huffer, these do not disappoint. Albeit Krank's whole cab is more top heavy than Stax. The plastic quality is miles better than Cubex's offering which was a pleasant surprise for me.

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  12. Ricky_Stream

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    i also got stax recently and he was my first 3p figure that wasn't an add on, and i must say i was pleasantly surprised

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    Yup, I rate Stax higher than Krank. I wishd that the QC for Cubex HUff was beter so I can have best of both worlds. The looks and aesthetics for Cubux Huff looks more like Huffer. Krank? Not so much..
     
  14. cylor

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    Does anyone have the second run of Stax? I'm a bit on the fence, and I'm wondering if he might have the same QC as the first run.
     
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    mine is the 2nd run. no problems other than somewhat loose shoulders, that you can tighten by screw
     
  16. cylor

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    Good to hear, thanks! Your awesome picture of Stax with Kup is really pushing me to get him!
     
  17. evers

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    Which run had the blue thighs?

    Also anyone else have loose hips? They do t seem tight enough in not mode, and in his alt mode does his waist lock better? Seems the back half of he vehicle mode bends and turns a bit to much to feel stable

    Help, I wanna like these more and I'm hoping there's just sow thing I am missing here
     
  18. mentok27

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    I'm not a masterpiece guy but got these 2 to be my classics versions..... But bigger than I'd like but my collection is Strictly deluxe plus so no scouts or legends figs anyway so it's not a massive contrast with the other mini autobot updates
     
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    i think stax does work in an mp collection. crank, not so much...
     
  20. theosteve

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    I think Krank looks great in my classics collection. I always felt he would be bigger than sports car robots, but he's still smaller than TW Orion. Perfect for me.
     

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