Black Apple Ironhide

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by oku, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. neevnav

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    Yeah it definitely looks like hood/front wheel assembly is SS, roof, arms and cab are heavily modified MPM, and lower body is modified MPM. You can see the ports on the arms where the doors would have plugged in had they still been there.
     
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  2. Bee Camaro

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    Too soon bro.
     
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  3. Megawillbot

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    I used an image translator too, however I tried to interpret the translations so that they make more sense

    (Still couldn't figure out what "knock on the blackboard" means, is it a saying? Or Black Apple's inside joke?)
     
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    Wow, this is a massive improvement over the original!

    This might actually be the 1st time I'd buy a KO.
    So my main question is, how is the build quality from these guys?
     
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  5. Could Mango Juice

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    Where is the pre-order listing?? There are so many people waiting to throw their money at Black Apple right now.
     
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  6. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    This has that feature that all my most favorite figures have - the two modes don't look like one could possibly turn into the other.

    So bought.
     
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    So... are all the red dots replacement parts for MPM Ironhide??

    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  8. Megawillbot

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    Yeah, just highlighting what's been changed.
     
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  9. MrYeet

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    Stopped collecting mpm figures but damn I must have this.
     
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  10. zhaobinis1

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    Translations in case anyone is still curious.
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  11. Megawillbot

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    Could you translate this as well?
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  12. jaraxel

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    It's a anime reference, as if the speaker is up there at the front of the class next to the blackboard. So knocking on the blackboard to get the class's attention.

    <--- native chinese
     
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  13. Megatron118

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    All I ever asked for was the chest to be fixed, I never had a problem with the legs. All these extra additions are just sheer indulgence. Still unsure if I wanna go all in on the MPMs at this point, but man do I want this
     
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    Oh, ok. So would the English version would be something like "Attention!"?
     
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    Did a digibash!

    Ironhide is very shiny and the prototype was a flat grey, so it was hard to make it shiny, but I'm pretty happy with it as is
    ironhidebash.png
     
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    I will say, I like that they made the bottoms of the front wheels fold closer to the chest, but they may have gone a little too far.
     
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    The overall silhouette looks more like a fusion between ss and the mpm, even though its mostly been modified from the mpm
     
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    Jesus, this is incredible work.
     
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    ok, let me flex my bilingual muscles. been doing this on and off but was lazy earlier today :p 

    pic 1 (front bot):
    Newly added dual guns!
    Restored Shoulder back side aesthetics!
    Modify the structure of chest hood transformation structure! Added locking! (My assumption is via tabs or locks)
    Restored tire aesthetics, location!
    dual arm cannon transformation structure, melded into one with the arm! (this can be interpreted as one piece or just styling makes them look like it's uniformly one piece)
    forearm, car door, triceps transformation structure fix/change/modify! (that chinese term really is an amalgamation of these three terms)
    thigh, kneecap aesthetics, transformation structure fix/change/modify!
    foot, calves newly added piston structure!
    front toes aesthetics fix/change/modify!
    newly added sole (palm) of feet inner front, back toe!
    abdomen armour aesthetics fix/change/modify!
    bumper (didn't know it's called "insurance pole in chinese. huh. learned something new) single body transformation restores obliques to fill out design

    pic 2 (back bot):
    entire back completely redesigned to restore original aesthetics!
    back can store (direct translation: combo with) dual guns!
    back of shoulder structure restored!
    back of arm (assuming forearm) dual cannon attachment aesthetics restored!
    back of calves details restored, added a part of moveable kneecap for mobility! (I think it means the back of knee / popliteral fossa cover can be moved for bending the knee joint)
    dual toes at the heels aesthetics restored!
    back of neck's dual spikes design restored!
    reimplemented reasonable arm <> soulder connection joint structure, position! (I know this was a point of contention in the fandom, but weren't the arms coming from back of shoulder the actual cgi design?)

    pic 3 (car):
    hood sectioning much cleaner, doesn't destroy consistency/coherency!
    removed front grill flipping mechanism, utilizing REAL transformation! (AHHAHAHAHAHAHAH Takara was soooooo proud of this flipping, this is basically a big middle finger to that. HAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAH)
    windshield changed to be a single piece!
    Hood side tires upper part (inner fender? I dunno the real name, you guys know what I mean)'s separation removed to be more solid!
    car door external structure redesigned!
    car roof structure redesigned, separation/paneling much cleaner!
    back of cabin separation/paneling redesigned!
    cargo cover joint redesigned, added details!
    bumper redesigned to participate in waist transformations!


    damn, now I need to buy this thing out of principles.
     
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    I’m in college and active in many social groups and on many social media accounts....you don’t have to be bad at slang to have no idea what he was talking about...