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

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by williammmw, Jun 10, 2021.

  1. KlotziDotCom

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    My initial gripe with getting Skywarp and Thundercracker as well, but i mean, look at them in the cartoons - they ARE just repaints.

    I wouldn't have bought for the regular price but at that rate, i said "oh fuck yes" in a heartbeat to fill up my shelves properly.
     
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    Yeah the price is super tempting but after I added them to my cart I saw that I also had the KFC Reflector in my cart, and that's a repaint I'll allow. I kinda only want to buy one so I'm still conflicted
     
  3. Abigail Barajas

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    The normal KO for starscream, the Eagle ones were sold out immediately on all the sites so I couldnt get them. I got the DS versions before the KOs
     
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    Guess who looks awesome next to the GI Joe/Transformers xover? :D 

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    Hello would like to know if anyone ever did custom faceplates for this guy? Getting tired of seeing these guys with just the same basic expression.
     
  6. MV Steve

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    The faces from MP-52 fit and there's a listing on ebay for the pack of the faces and the head for just over $20 if I remember
    New MP52 KOStarscream KO light Head Sculpt upgrade kit NO figure | eBay
     
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    Ok, fine! I'll order the other 2 as well! Stop pestering me about it!
     
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  9. MV Steve

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    I know of the size difference but when I saw pics of the 52 faces on DS' head, it wasn't so noticeable, at least I didn't think so. I'll have to go back and take another look.

    Edit: here's the pics I remember, top two are 52s faces and bottom DS. I see the difference but just isn't that big imo, and would look good on display.
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    you know you want to, stop lying to yourself and admit it lol
     
  11. solskjaer

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    I am selling my DS seekers as a set. All complete in boxes.

    Both Skywarp and Thundercracker are new, never taken out of boxes, and come with upgrade parts.

    Asking $250+shipping from California. Please message if interested.

    EDIT: shipping to Florida is like $25, and of course the closer to California, the cheaper shipping.
     
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  12. Darthmarto

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    i think i know the answer to this, but theres no way to get replacement parts for these guys if they break is there? Had some small breakage on Thundercracker....
     
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    I was able to get a replacement for a missing nullray on my Starscream from ShowZ when I got them a few months back.
     
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    That's a good price if I didn't already own them I would jump
     
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    I got my Skywarp and Thundercracker in from Terrys a couple of days ago and have finally had a chance to unbox them. I have to say, the first impressions are pretty good. The matt paint and blockier sculpt (compared to MP-52) doesn't bother me half as much in hand as I thought it would, though I'm not keen on the feel of the paint on my fingers.

    The negatives: What bothers me most are the minor paint chips and scuff marks straight out of the box and the rough edges on the plastic (top of the chest; tops of the wings on the flaps). The finish on MP-52 is far better - it just is. The shoulders, waist and hips could be tighter. I prefer the face sculpt on MP-52 as it has a bit more life to it.

    However, for the positives: DS has better hands, knees and ankles; the waist rotation really helps with posing; and the scale and brighter colours give them a real presence. And because they are painted and the sculpt is so clean, they fit just fine with my FT/TT bots in a way that (for example) MMC's Medicus doesn't. And for £51 each, these are a steal!

    Overall, very pleased with my (bargain) purchase :) 
     
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    I would hope so for a figure that is 4 times the price
     
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    Ha, yes, I suppose I was stating the bleeding obvious. It was the 'four times the price' aspect that made me pick up these two - Skywarp and Thundercracker are must-have characters but I didn't want to spend close to £400 on what are essentially repaints of a figure I already have.
     
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  18. solskjaer

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    Thank you. I actually paid more but I hope $250 + shipping is reasonably ok for the trio at the current market.

    EDIT: shipping to Florida is like $25, and of course the closer to California, the cheaper shipping.
     
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    The paint does feel oddly chalky, like it didn't fully cure. I can't help you with the paint chips or plastic flash, but any scuffs or paint rub should come off easily with a clean kneaded eraser.
     
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    50 a piece that's a hell of a deal!
     
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