Best Way to Determine Scale

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Wheatums, May 6, 2020.

  1. Wheatums

    Wheatums Well-Known Member

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    So I've only just started collecting TF. I was collecting LEGO and comics, still collecting comics...
    Anywho, I'm going with MP scale in alt or clear/transparent colors. My first purchase was the Shattered Glass Optimus Prime. Now I'm looking for any and all that will scale with my Optimus and meet the color criteria.
    What is the easiest way to check the scale of third party figures against a MP figure.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    Use the Metric System.
     
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    There is a comparison thread on this 3rd party board, plus u can ask for help in each product's own thread, for example if you are not sure about "FT Motomaster size compare with MP10", u ask in FT Motomaster thread and people will help you.
     
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    In alt mode it's kind of easy. Just go by the real world vehicles I would say. Bot mode the only official guiding (and it is just a guideline) would be the original sunbow charts.

    Sometimes though it goes by individual collectors. For instance some people prefer the larger scale of the giga dinobots, others the slightly smaller fanstoys versions to use an example. Welcome to the expensive world of MP collecting dude!
     
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    Awesome, thx!
     
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    When it comes to scale just do what works for you there's not really a right or wrong, most masterpieces are gonna be close enough

    I mean nobody is gonna put out a bumbleBee thats bigger than a carbot or prime nobody is gonna put out a frenzy thats bigger than soundwave ect
    everything else is up to you, like seaspray some people dont like xtransbots because he might be a bit too tall or toyworlds coneheads are too big but it's your collection you have do whats right and beliveable to you, i mean if you use toyworlds coneheads as a prime example i can see the coneheads being bigger than the usual seekers i mean story wise they were supposed to be badder improved versions so being bigger to me is beliveable and i wouldnt have a problem having them in my collection.

    Scale is always been in the eye of the beholder for me
     
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    Hougangkid Constructicon Worker

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    Emgo's video reviews on Youtube, if he has the 3P MP figure you are looking at, he will definitely compare it to an MP Prime or Megs.
     
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