1/60 SCALE COMPATIBLE TOYS (RIHIO, DIACLONE, LIGHTYEAR, MFT & GUNDAM)

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Suntzu28, Nov 15, 2021.

  1. Suntzu28

    Suntzu28 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Posts:
    3,613
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +7,590
    • Like Like x 1
  2. rikkomba

    rikkomba Hunger

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Posts:
    12,132
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Location:
    Unicron
    Likes:
    +62,394
    Yes, in that I didn't customise any Diaclone product.
    There is a chance it's a KO dianaut - usually the QC test is elbows or knees failing, and this one seems OK. I had a couple of dianauts floating into the void of a drawer when I last reorganised everything...
     
  3. Suntzu28

    Suntzu28 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Posts:
    3,613
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +7,590
    I've been eyeballing that specific color combination recently ( i think it comes with an Epsilon PS) so it's a bit serendipitous that i've come across your close up of that specific figure.

    Regarding your use of the 30MM accessories / parts on the TM.... it immediately reminded me of (religious) artwork from India or South East Asia. That's not a bad first impression.

    Can you achieve decent flight poses with the wings (they look like they can tilt forward)?
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. Poppa Snerf

    Poppa Snerf Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2023
    Posts:
    74
    Trophy Points:
    77
    Likes:
    +280
    Instagram:
    "Get those obstructions cleared on the double!"
    "I'm telling you this stinks of an ambush, they're getting smarter..."
    IMG_20240617_105649_2.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 5
  5. rikkomba

    rikkomba Hunger

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Posts:
    12,132
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Location:
    Unicron
    Likes:
    +62,394
    Probably?
    20240617_112034.jpg 20240617_111648.jpg 20240617_111641.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 1
  6. Getter Rays

    Getter Rays Believe in Getter

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2022
    Posts:
    107
    Trophy Points:
    112
    Likes:
    +783
    Twitter:
    20240617_144917.jpg

    20240617_144817.jpg

    20240617_145213.jpg

    20240617_150606.jpg

    It's that time again, my friends. Buyee goodies finally arrived. I'll always have a bias towards Gamma Versaulter.
     
    • Like Like x 7
  7. rikkomba

    rikkomba Hunger

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Posts:
    12,132
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Location:
    Unicron
    Likes:
    +62,394
    • Like Like x 1
  8. OptionZero

    OptionZero Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    9,795
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,890
    This month’s BOOTH haul

    1) Kuma Factory Tactical Mover Foot Add-ons.

    Comes in a variety of designs and colors, all unfortunately sold out now. Fit great though

    2) Kuma Factory Trooper Carrier

    Standalone design by KF. Some assembly required but everything fit together well. Added a dab of glue connecting the frontend to the sides for security. Well designed, does the job. The parts come in a buncha colors you can pick and choose from. Still in stock AFAIK

    3) Kuma Factory Lift Machine flatbed panel

    Simple panel for the back of Lift Machine that adds a bunch of ports

    4) Missile Tips for Ex Core 2 Spare Parts

    Takara gave us some Garuda parts runners but left the tips off the missiles. The red ones are Kuma Factory, who also makes Yelloe, Gray and Black i think. Looks and fits great

    i also got some black ones from M@Z. Also fits great but I prefer red

    5) M@Z Knife Sheath for Ex Core 2

    Knife from Ex Core 2 fits but its pretty tight. Very simple desigb. Might paint it.

    6) Ex Core 2 Ammo Pack Covers

    basically an add on for those wierd pieces from Garuda that are described as ammo packs for the wing rocksts. They add detail and fill in the gappy end

    Two designs, kuma factort comes in gray or red (or yellow). The M@Z design actually has a lid that flips open revealing more detail

    7) Kuma Factory Horus Guns

    these use the smaller sword sheath to mount behind the head. Fits perfectly
     

    Attached Files:

    • Like Like x 5
  9. RoadCaesar

    RoadCaesar Diaclone Clone TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2018
    Posts:
    2,859
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Location:
    USA
    Likes:
    +13,153
    I had no idea that it had a tailgate ramp. What's your approval rating on this item (1-10?) Your show and tell verry likely convinced me to pick up a pair of these.

    HUGE fan of this. Have 1, will be picking up more.

    1000005164.jpg 1000005162.jpg

    Your last Thumbnail isn't explained/listed in text. For anyone wondering, it's a set of parts that converts the TM Chariot shoes/treads into a standalone tracked vehicle. The shown parts are the cockpit section. There are additional supplements for this set that also enable the mounting of all sorts of turret accessories including the Geodiver.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  10. OptionZero

    OptionZero Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    9,795
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,890
    The Kuma Factory vehicle is awesome. No standing needed, everything fits together. Probably didnt need glue but i added some to where the windshield meets the side vehicle frame because there was a small gap

    And yea I forgot that little cockpit piece is to mount between the Gamma treads to make a little tank. Oddly this had loose fitment connecting the back piece to the core, that part did require glue. I bought two copies and both had this issue

    My goal was to solve the issue of the Gamma Expansion parts (the tank teads and cannons) not easily fitting into a Tactical Carrier. Rather than trying some options from Cults3d that mount the parts to the outside, I can now make the treads their own armed vehicle.

    The Gamma can now fit in the Tactical Carrier while the tank drives along side
     
    • Like Like x 1
  11. Suntzu28

    Suntzu28 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Posts:
    3,613
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +7,590
    I truly respect the troop carrier design. It's little touches like that in toy designs that move a toy beyond being "good" to "very good" or great. It's much the same way with action figures that can store their accessories on their bodies (whether back pack or holsters).

    It's also so freeing to be able to design without weight being taken into account (or mattering very much). That's a very cool little vehicle.

    __________________________________________________________________________


    I'm revisiting this post for a moment because seeing the Dia-Attacker design mentioned recently, and a post pointing out its Transformer connections (it's an actual TF character in the comics) in the KO thread , made me consider (again) what i want out of my 1/60 collection.

    I'm not saying TF Cybertron Hotshot is awesome in its "stock form" but assuming one makes awesome seating for the 1/60 driver figure ...is this what most would want from a 1/60 figure compatible toy? A mech that has a humanoid robot mode and a vehicle mode that allows the driver to pilot it? Isn't that more or less what Horus is from the Takara Diaclone line? That's the only reason *i've" considered Horus much more than i've considered the other Tactical Movers.

    From a "play pattern" perspective this matters to me. Takaras Diaclone DA-28 Delta provides the same play pattern option with 2 vehicle modes. Didn't Transformers Generations (Diaclone Universe) Twin Twist nearly provide the same option but came up *just* short?

    If a manufacturer provides me with this mech with the seating already slightly modified , i.e. provided with detail work, i'm going to buy it hands down. This is...more or less why i bought the 52 Toys Beast Drive Wheel Raptor. It was inching towards the above mentioned design territory.


    Image Source: x.com

    blue race car wDianaut 2.jpg blue race car wDianaut 3.jpg blue race car wDianaut 4.jpg blue race car wDianaut 5.jpg blue race car wDianaut 6.jpg
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2024
    • Like Like x 5
  12. OptionZero

    OptionZero Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    9,795
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,890
    Reminder that 9.9 studios is opening orders for new products on 6/20, presumably Japan time, so it may be 6/19 for others

    only designs we’ve seen are Load Chamber parts
     

    Attached Files:

    • Like Like x 1
  13. RoadCaesar

    RoadCaesar Diaclone Clone TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2018
    Posts:
    2,859
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Location:
    USA
    Likes:
    +13,153
    They're out of Taiwan, are they not? That's where my payment and return address registered. But regardless, the time difference advice you suggest is very helpful
     
  14. OptionZero

    OptionZero Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    9,795
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,890
    Oh, I assumed it was Japan. I think it’s still a similar difference


    Might be moot since we don’t know the exact time of update, so far nothing on their Twitter
     
    • Like Like x 1
  15. Boknight

    Boknight Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2020
    Posts:
    1,535
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +10,475
    Research Facility

    B2EF13CB-8F8D-4B7B-9BDA-67DF40F14B18.jpeg 9EB66777-AE95-442A-8264-8EEA24E69F2A.jpeg 787D67F3-F1DB-40D4-A979-7BBA6E16EC6D.jpeg 0E4A8BD8-8899-469B-9A75-983F95C2B61E.jpeg 2C5904FF-0304-4008-AD9B-A22721CD84CE.jpeg 88F9A8CF-7AB7-464C-B07B-B96D9AE5AB2D.jpeg
     
    • Like Like x 12
  16. OptionZero

    OptionZero Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    9,795
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    337
    Likes:
    +6,890
    We can reset our alarms. nine Nine Studios website says they’ll be back July 10 due to shortage of materials
     
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2024
    • Like Like x 3
  17. RoadCaesar

    RoadCaesar Diaclone Clone TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2018
    Posts:
    2,859
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Location:
    USA
    Likes:
    +13,153
    Can confirm - got the same message from Syvia a short while ago.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  18. rikkomba

    rikkomba Hunger

    Joined:
    Sep 5, 2004
    Posts:
    12,132
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Location:
    Unicron
    Likes:
    +62,394
    30MM keeps getting better
    20240621_080103.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 4
  19. Suntzu28

    Suntzu28 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2005
    Posts:
    3,613
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +7,590

    Toy line:
    Evoroids
    Manufacturer: Kotobukiya
    Year: 2022
    Image Source:
    x.com
    x.com
    x.com

    I thought these might have been posted about in this thread already but i can only find one post made by @Getter Rays that mentions them by name. I recall images of the Evoroids crossing my eyes in 2022 but i don't recall seeing other non jet mechs in the past. They're cute in much the same way as the new Polly Pocket Pineapple helicopter is.

    I appreciate this reminder of how "game changing" the Dianauts were upon initial release and still are. Items that didn't necessarily need to have cockpits that accommodate 1/60 figures , but had them none the less, were a testament to how influential the Dianauts were.

    Some lighthearted mech and 30MM imagery below :) 

    F_Du01qaYAA4HLP.jpg F_Du4vjaAAAJvb4.jpg F_DuybrbEAA1SoV.jpg

    Tank with Gundam Micro Wars 1/60 figure

    F8kqnHaaAAAf4-l.jpg F8kqnHYbIAASfmf.jpg

    I've seen these kits combined with Takara Diaclone Bullet Cores and other Diaclone parts.
     
    Last edited: Jun 21, 2024
    • Like Like x 5
  20. RoadCaesar

    RoadCaesar Diaclone Clone TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2018
    Posts:
    2,859
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Location:
    USA
    Likes:
    +13,153
    I made a large Booth order from 19 and Kuma. (47 pcs total between them?)

    Among them are the 19 UAV for Gale Versaulter, the full Horus upgrade set with wheels, ladder, and etc, and the interesting PS upgrade set.

    Also the Kuma transport truck that @OptionZero showed of upthread, and a few more Kuma walkway/stairs.
     
    • Like Like x 2