AAT-01 Mackron (DOTM Megatron)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by williammmw, Sep 14, 2021.

  1. gtf316

    gtf316 Nuked in the face.

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    Yup, mine is a rock solid beast. Very happy with it.
     
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  2. erwinsims

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    I really do love my OS BMB Tankatron!
    He is a stunning beast
     
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    Not to mention he only cost 80$ (~100$ for a battle damaged version)
     
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  4. A Good Noodle

    A Good Noodle “We’re werewolves, not swear-wolves”

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    It's really good. The tank mode I do agree is bad and could have been better. Mainly covering up the arms sticking out the back.
     
  5. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I just want working treads :( 
     
  6. williammmw

    williammmw MuderPrimus

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    Prime is complete. Just waiting for Meg
    IMG_20210417_145506.jpg IMG_20210630_013722.jpg IMG_20210630_014233.jpg
     
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  7. jru42287

    jru42287 Ass Möde is a way of life.

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    I think that's fairly impossible.
     
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  8. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    I honestly think that’s too much of an engineering nightmare to get to work for a 3p to consider it.
     
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  9. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Well, we said the same about backpackless robots lol.
     
  10. zark225

    zark225 The Day Fukr

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    Eh, I don't think anybody has been saying that outside of specific circumstances. We've had figures without backpack for a while now, so that's a different kind of impossible lol. To have the treads move and still transform the way that it does, especially with his feet/toes being treads, just doesn't seem likely without some sort of huge compromise.
     
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  11. octobotimus

    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    I definitely didn’t. Pretty sure that’s just the chug and Takara MP collectors saying that. We’ve had backpackless robots for probably close to a decade now.
     
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  12. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Not of the complexity of current MP, Peru Kill was the first backpackless and kibble-free movie transformer, I am quite sure we can make working treads for Tank Megatron.
     
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    I just don’t see it happening, especially with the CGI model cheating it like crazy.
     
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  14. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I hope UT could do it.
     
  15. erwinsims

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    I actually would prefer accurate bot and altmode over backpack-less figures or working gimicks that make a figure overly fragile.. if BA prime did not have the wide rear and the tank/guns sticking out so much I would have loved him and kept him.. but I am happy now with BC-01 optimus and BMB optimus.

    and Tankatron is an amazing figure.. I am looking forward to Sentinel and Mackatron.
     
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    wonder when pre orders will go up
     
  17. indie

    indie Guns! More guns!

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    Working treads are super easy if you dont mind some partsforming though. All lego tanks i had (some bigger than megs) have them and even my kids toys have rubber treads that work.
     
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    octobotimus Anti-hype man

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    Seems kinda contradictory there. Having a figure without a backpack is accurate to the movies ;) .
     
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  19. indie

    indie Guns! More guns!

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    Unless it is Daytrader :) 
     
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    The treads on rotf megatron go through his legs in several places and at odd angles. That would be a mess to design and probably wouldn't even work properly. Way too much effort.

    Daytrader IS a backpack basically :lol 
     
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