DEFORMATION SPACE DS-001 SEEKERS (G1 MP Starscream, Thundercracker & Skywarp)

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  1. MV Steve

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    Just got this guy in, has anyone else had loose shoulder joints out of the box?

    The tolerance on his right shoulder is very loose. Any way to fix that friction joint?
    Just having his null rays attached causes it to drop like 45 degrees if the arm is outstretched.
     
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    Stick a decent well dialed in fdm on a very stable surface (I use a concrete slab on a small sturdy table) with properly tensioned belts and print at a high enough resolution (I like to use 40 micron layer height and I never ever go over 150) and you can get pretty damn good results from it. Not quite resin printer results but you can get close. You'll still need to sand but I still sand the pieces that come off my resin printer. It won't get you a nice dnd mini or a high quality head sculpt (well, it might, depending on your printer) but a part with large flat or gently curved areas can be sanded and painted into a piece you'd be proud to put in your collection. My problem is I always wanted to do highly detailed parts and it was always almost good enough.
     
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    Dry rubs. Bombusbee had them for a nice price, but looks like they’re out (might come back in stock). They’re not cheap from Agabyss, but it’s a big sheet that is useful for everything from the smallest legends up to the biggest MP’s:

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    Received the replacement canopy from @transformer_78. Works great. Thank you so much! :) 
     
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    Try tightening the screws on the backside of the shoulder, this will fix it. Be careful though, mine was doing the same thing and I could feel that the screws didnt have much resistance for being tight so I took it apart to inspect before trying to fully snug down the screws and some of the plastic that was threads backed out with the screw. This is an indication that they were originally over tightened. The screws are on the short side and the area of threads that engage the post are even shorter after going through half the shoulder. This makes it easy to strip a screw in plastic. There is more than 2/3 of the post that still can be used so I'm going to match the screws but with longer threads so they can tighten properly with more engagement.

    Also, @samuel rodrigues I checked out the knee and you can tighten the screws at the knee that will add a bit of friction to help the loose ratchet.
     
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    Does anyone if I can contact Deformation Space directly to buy replacement parts? Mine came with two left hands and even if I speak to my retailer, they'd just do the same thing and attempt to get it from DS themselves so I figured I might as well try contacting them myself. I don't want Starscream to be stuck in a pose where his right hand cannot be seen lol.
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    Not sure … mine was completely missing the red intakes and showz was able to send me replacements. Always go through your retailer when possible since they’re used to dealing with these things.
     
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    There was a guy that reported in the ShowZ thread that he got one with two right hands. Was it you that posted about this before? A bunch of us responded saying you guys should get ahold of each other to swap hands probably much quicker than getting through to black mamba.
     
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    @MV Steve I tried, it didnt work but thanks
     
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    No that wasn't me lol, I only got my DS-01 yesterday, but yeah it also came with two left hands.
     
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    I'm creating a Group Buy for the DS-01 upgrade kit created by @Hafiz Zul . This will be for USA only. The price is $55 USD with free shipping. Please be patient as this product has multiple parts and takes extra time to create. I will post updates as I get them. Please send me a DM if you are interested. Thank you. Screenshot_20211127-124851_Facebook.jpg Screenshot_20211127-124838_Facebook.jpg Screenshot_20211127-124826_Facebook.jpg
     
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    You know I wonder if a similar kit could be made to plug over his pectoral exhausts, to have missile bays & open doors.
     
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    That's almost great. But why the weird black bits on the pauldrons? Also looks like you have to remove his null rays which isn't ideal. Too bad because otherwise it looks really nice.
     
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    I wonder what jet mode would look like with those super intakes on!
     
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    I got the canopy insert, waist replacement, and exhaust covers from Transformer_78 and they're awesome. Huge upgrades.
     
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    Is there a separate thread for Skywarp and Thundercracker? If not, any news on these guys?
     
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    Shout out to @transformer_78 for the awesome upgrades (internal cockpit cover, jet intake screw covers, waist cockpit replacement piece, etc…) great additions to finalize an awesome Starscream figure. Thanks again, looking forward to your next releases for RP-01 Acoustic Wave. Credit to @Bugste81 for the cartoon acurate null rays, you guys are a shining light that lights our darkest hour! (Such heroic nonsense, I know...)

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  19. MV Steve

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    I believe this thread is the all in one for the mold since they are just different colors, like the MP-36 3rd party/KO thread. Still no other updates and release dates are for December.
     
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    That looks really cool. It’s a shame that the null rays can’t be used. I wonder if some kind of modified @Bugste81 like null rays could be made with the top of the guns removed. The pauldrons would hide the missing tops of the null rays and allow old Screamer to blast those Constructicon trumpets.

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    I wish something like that could be made.

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