Blokees Transformers Model Kits

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by nune, Jun 6, 2023.

  1. alvin

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    Yes im printing a 6 foot unicron now
     
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  2. Heat Blast

    Heat Blast Laserbeak's Stunt Double

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    Do you have a thread in Radicons for it?
     
  3. alvin

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    Today ill post a progress build. I posted a 40 inch metroplex and 40 inch trypticon at radicon
     
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    Assembling Ironhide and the ball joint for the fist snapped off. Any tips on how to get this out?

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  5. zannus

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    The ball joint snapped on my Megs, what I did was used a pin vice to drill into it, applied some shock oil to the joint and worked the oil in. I then used the pin vice to carefully leverage it out. I advise putting a little lube on some of the ball joints.
     
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    I caved and ordered wave 2 which just showed up. My luck from wave 1 continues and I got the chase variant of Grimlock. I guess this means I'll have to get wave 3 and see if my luck holds up.
     
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  7. BlackHawkOmega

    BlackHawkOmega Just trying my best.

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    on a similar note i went and bought all of the rotb models. prime, scourge and bot mode primal are in my bbts pile of loot, but i had to go to aliexpress for the other 4

    surprisingly, it ended up being cheaper than if i did buy them from bbts thanks to a coupon code; i essentially got 4 for the price of 3
     
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  8. zannus

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    Yeah aliexpress is where I got both wave 1 and 2 from. I looked around for the cheapest option that had confirmed sales and reviews.
     
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  9. dwong1207

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    Showz.com is about $63 shipped. Takes about 10 days getting to me in California.
     
  10. RomTenTwo

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    on a related note, my Ultraman blind box single figure came in yesterday. it's better than i thought, but that [Below the Belt Area] needs work.
    He is slightly shorter than the Transformers, but the picture doesn't show it (Ratchet is leaning back). Ultraman Zero Blokees and stand.JPG Ultraman Zero Blokees slightly shorter than Ratchet.JPG Ultraman Zero Blokees.JPG
     
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  11. Q Prime

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    Yeah, their non-robot figures definitely give off more 'off-brand Lego' vibes than their Transformers do, although I suppose that's because the TFs can have generic sculpted robot-like parts shared between them whereas the Ultra stuff needs to be smooth for the most-part for the printed details.
     
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  12. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Yeah, it makes the inner torso block make way more sense now.

    Honestly good on them for not just going for a Kreon-style basic body with printing as the main source of detail.
     
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    Agreed. I don't think these would be getting anywhere near as much traction as they are currently if they all were just the exact same mold with a different head and some clip-on pieces. The parts reuse here, while very widespread, is tasteful enough that it doesn't work against the figures' quality.
     
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    his legs say Shogun Warriors, but the mid-section just needs massive improvement. still a neat little figure, despite that.
     
  15. LegoTFGuy

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    Ah, so THATS what the holes on the stand pieces are for.
     
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    Just went to put together my dino mode Grimlock and I am missing the front half of the torso. Not sure if there is anything I can do especially since its the chase version. I also got 2 flame pieces and 2 cubes, not sure if its supposed to be 2 or 1 of each,
     
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  17. ICEPnguin

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    Has anyone tried to scan the QR code on the back on the "coin" included?

    It doesn't seem to load anything
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  18. RomTenTwo

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    i don't know what those QR codes are, really. it's a sign of getting old, and technology has passed me by.
     
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  19. BethCyra

    BethCyra I NEED MP BiG CONVOY (Rumored)

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    Goddess I feel this.

    All the apps and stuff?

    Dude I’m just an old lady trying to buy a toy lol.
     
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  20. RomTenTwo

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    i guess i'm just afraid of it because it'll put something on my phone that i don't need and track me everywhere i go, spying on me when i sleep.
     
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