BIG FIREBIRD BUILD - EX-01 Plus Mocha

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by GAUGE, Mar 10, 2021.

  1. CypherZero

    CypherZero Well-Known Member

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    This is probably the reason why the prices of the plastic goods keep going up. Titan class Metroplex was $75 at Costco (only around for a couple of months), and now the Autobot Ark is what, $250? As one member had mentioned, Mocha may be a limited run, as it's not an omage to Arcee.

    All I can say is, if you really really want Mocha, get her now! Otherwise, you'll end up paying a lot more when the preorders end.
     
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  2. DuskOkami

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    The color scheme really got me to preorder her, looks amazing in the car mode.
     
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  3. anubis20

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    same car mode sold me.
     
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  4. guarayakha

    guarayakha Guara-guara-booyakha~!

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    Seeing how they're no longer producing Nicee, they're definitely all limited runs.
     
  5. Katarn84

    Katarn84 Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey

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    I just try and not think that was an intentional design choice.
     
  6. GAUGE

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    I feel like people just want to see things that aren't really there. it's a simple panel line

    Almost every Transformers character design created has some sort of thing people choose to see. whether it be panel lines, faces and other strange things. it's purely coincidental. nothing more. I think people just have sex on the brain. and the fact it's with robots is astounding to me. if you see a robot as a sex object, I feel like ya kinda need a bit of help. I'd love to see people trying to actually do that with an actual transforming robot. People act if if these things are organic or something. they are cold, hard, machines, with metal gears, wires, circuits, pistons, and servos. they don't posses organic sex organs of any kind. nor is it a Phican Seamless body figure. So, hopefully people can knock it off and we can finally move on. please? :rolleyes: 
     
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  7. ShmoopsMcGoo

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    ooooooohhhh yyyyyeah. Say that again in the special voice. you know the one, the in-human, grating one with the enunciation on all the wrong consonants.
     
  8. Sky79

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    Dash Not My Dreams!!!!! :( 


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    You may want to think about a Prime style 'Airachnid' head for Mocha. Heck, given the colors they're going with, she may have been the goal.

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    And as for the name and umbrella?-
    Meet the Macau Grand Prix Racing Queens


    AKA The "Mocha Girls"
     
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  9. NothingHead

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    Ah, unfortunately I can’t model— only hand-sculpt, print, mold, and cast. I’ll be injection-molding by next year, then hand-sculpting new heads and replacement parts will be more feasible.
     
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  10. XIII

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    Not to mention the dozens of G1 transformers characters and toys with a faction logo, or a friggin rub sign, on their crotch. Or a bunch of eyeballs in the case of Blackarachnia, a character whom us basicaly in a tiny topless bikini at most and is bustier than Nicee. A small panel line is nothing in comparison. SO much over reaction to BFB and such double standards and hypocrisy on this site. If members would just keep their comments and pix clean, there would be no issue.
     
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  11. Sky79

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    I can model well enough, but I can't mold and cast as yet.
    You and I might make a good team.

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    Let The Games Begin :cool: 
     
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  12. Cracka J

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    was the original nicee any good? this is more my speed since its an original character and not just arcee with breasts.

    plus the black color scheme is much more gothic and lends itself to the figure / car / style better.

    I guess I could youtube but you guys usually know these things more in detail :lol 
     
  13. Snaku

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    Any good? You just called it Arcee with breasts so you seem to know the design already. Unless you mean build and paint quality? Yeah, those are good. Articulation is pretty good too. The downside is she's a partsformer - a chunk of the car rear comes off and acts as a shield. Since this one has a full roof, I imagine there'll be more partsforming.
     
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  14. Sky79

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    That's my girl.
    But could you make her head/face a tad bit wider? Like in your first pic. And I really prefer the smirk expression, the wry smile.
     
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    Looks promising. If you would like to work with me, feel free to message me and we can discuss logistics.
     
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    I hope this happens because I would be very interested in purchasing one.
     
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  18. Sky79

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    Oh it's happening, don't worry about that :buttrock 
    More so, I've just noticed that Nicee doesn't come with a pair of 5mm port hands. I can't believe I never noticed that.

    It seems there's more work to be done.
     
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  19. thrustjet24

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    Nice! Looking forward to it. Now I just need to figure out how to attach some “spider legs” to Mocha’s back. I think Airachnid had six legs in the Prime cartoon but four legs that could act like Doc Ock’s extra arms would be good. I wonder if it would be possible to do it.

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  20. Snaku

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    I can see a couple ways. The hood pegs into a hole back there so you could make it a replacement for the whole hood/wings thing. Or you could just put them on ball sockets and have them replace the wings while keeping the hood on. You've also got a stand port back there that you could use if you're ok with sacrificing the stand (or just put another port in the spiderleg attachment so it goes between the figure and stand).
     
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