X2Toys XT-004 Metroplex Guns

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Sep 5, 2013.

  1. daimchoc

    daimchoc TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Posts:
    25,637
    News Credits:
    387
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    US
    Likes:
    +651
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    YouTube:
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    c/o TF Upgrader.

    [​IMG]


    From RK's facebook page:

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    • News Credit News Credit x 1
  2. Slimaximus

    Slimaximus Headmaster

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2004
    Posts:
    3,737
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +4
    Shame it isn't sixgun or slammer
     
  3. Gundamben831

    Gundamben831 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2012
    Posts:
    1,775
    Trophy Points:
    126
    Likes:
    +0
    Ebay:
    ^ I agree they should have designed them to make sixgun that would have been neat
     
  4. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2002
    Posts:
    19,995
    News Credits:
    36
    Trophy Points:
    292
    Likes:
    +45
    Ebay:
    Yup. Sixgun or Slammer for me too.
     
  5. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

    Joined:
    Jul 30, 2003
    Posts:
    17,900
    News Credits:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Likes:
    +14
    Wasn't a 3rd party transforming Six-gun announced? My memory is fuzzy so I may have heard wrong.
     
  6. GAUGE

    GAUGE No Time Fo JibbaJabba

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2006
    Posts:
    10,028
    News Credits:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +5
    Wow lmao!!! THAT'S IT!?!?!?!? :lol 
     
  7. Mr.Deflok

    Mr.Deflok Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2006
    Posts:
    2,203
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Likes:
    +40
    Keep in mind the altmode pic is actually a mid-transformation pic. Not sure why they think they need to hide it. Some of these 3P's are mentally retarded when it comes to showing off their product.
     
  8. Wrecker217

    Wrecker217 Leader of the Lost

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2011
    Posts:
    10,299
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    217
    Location:
    Totes not in South Bay, CA. Go away, NSA.
    Likes:
    +20
    A gun that turns into a tank?
     
  9. Ellamin

    Ellamin Moonbeam Dreamer

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2009
    Posts:
    4,712
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    182
    Location:
    Rio Rancho, NM
    Likes:
    +9
    if it's not too pricey, I might like it, be a neat sciencey prop and it turns into a neat gun I could hold, or give to metroplex if I ever got one.
     
  10. zoso1900

    zoso1900 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 13, 2011
    Posts:
    299
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    81
    Likes:
    +1
    Im pretty sure that will be slammer in tank mode.
     
  11. daimchoc

    daimchoc TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Posts:
    25,637
    News Credits:
    387
    Trophy Points:
    357
    Location:
    US
    Likes:
    +651
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    YouTube:
  12. kenshen

    kenshen Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2013
    Posts:
    33
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Likes:
    +0
    Call of the Last Prime | Metroplex Stop Motion
    Call of the Last Prime | Metroplex Stop Motion - YouTube

    Transformers Stop Motion featuring the largest transformer ever; Metroplex, guardian of Autobot City.

    HK-Con Metroplex was used for this video, don't see the need for a 3rd party gun =/
     
  13. Zer0

    Zer0 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2006
    Posts:
    902
    Trophy Points:
    146
    Likes:
    +0
    What exactly are we supposed to be transforming into there in the first prototype picture? A Cybertronian cell phone tower?
     
  14. Skyclaw

    Skyclaw 6 Types of Madness!

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2009
    Posts:
    1,974
    Trophy Points:
    137
    Location:
    Centerville, OH
    Likes:
    +1
    Too me that is Slammer, but Slammer has 3 modes: Tank mode, Gun mode and it appears to be a Mortor or howitzer for long range? Either way, i would have to see the final product and would only need one gun as well. Anyone wanna take a guess how much this will be going for? I'll say $30 for this.
     
  15. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Like breathing in sulfur News Staff

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2011
    Posts:
    13,833
    News Credits:
    37
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +75
    Maybe it's because not everybody could make it and would rather have the Hasbro one than pay for shipping on this big lug plus $50 more?

    Depending on price, I'll probably be getting one.
     
  16. Kaijumaster

    Kaijumaster 335

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2004
    Posts:
    7,320
    News Credits:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    211
    Likes:
    +12
    oh my god!
    just the other day I found that somehow the 5mm plug had sheared off while attached, ruining the guns ability to connect to Metroplex...I've been pretty bummed by it.... Now this gets announced..... Oh thank you God!..... sometimes it's the little things he does!
     
  17. LDM

    LDM Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2013
    Posts:
    553
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    101
    Likes:
    +1
    Two questions:

    1. What the hell is its alt mode?
    2. Why did they re-mold the original gun, who not create a new design? It defiantly is ripped from Hasbro when it looks like a direct cast with a few elbow joints added.
     
  18. Cast

    Cast Roll the dice

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2005
    Posts:
    4,876
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +3
    I'll take one in white as slammer please.
     
  19. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

    Joined:
    Sep 1, 2006
    Posts:
    6,535
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    232
    Likes:
    +4
    1: NO CLUE why they're not sharing this key piece of info :/
    2: This was undoubtedly so that you could add this one to your single-gun Hasbro edition and end up with two matching guns.

    I *get it* but not the design call I would have made either.
     
  20. Zoot

    Zoot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2005
    Posts:
    208
    Trophy Points:
    91
    Likes:
    +0
    I agree with your answers/thoughts on 1 and 2, but I actually like that it's the same gun in gun mode as what comes with Metroplex. I just hope it doesn't get them in hot water over copying the gun design.

    That being said, if the other mode(s) look great then I'm happy with the current gun mode or a changed one.

    Also thank you, daimchoc, for pointing out Shaft. I had previously missed this little guy and I think he looks great so far!
     

Share This Page