DNA Design DK-44 SS-102 ROTB Optimus Prime Upgrade Kit

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Operative294, Jul 28, 2023.

  1. Thebricklord

    Thebricklord Well-Known Member

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    I saw on twitter they added new shoulders to the kit. None of the websites seem to have updated though.
     
  2. neevnav

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    Did I miss the boat on this on ShowZ? Shows as the first item on the new items, but also shows sold out.
     
  3. JLOJ

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    Well this is nice to see. I pre-ordered this kit when it originally was announced but kept going back n forth if I really need to spend this much on a kit that costs more than what I paid for the figure. This new addition to the upgrade kit has me staying on the keep the pre-order side for now.
     
  4. Triceradon

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    Is this the only SS-102 leg fixer kit on the market right now?
     
  5. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Injection molded, yes.

    3d printed option currently available.
     
  6. Triceradon

    Triceradon Sunbow Delenda Est

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    Do you have a link to that option?
     
  7. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    What are the two blue T-shaped things for in bot mode? If anything?

    I see one of them, perhaps both, are used in truck mode to fill in the gap between the legs; but I don't see it anywhere else.

    Tossed aside?
     
  9. Tony10295

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    Does anyone notice the arm cannons are both left handed?[​IMG]
     
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    I think it’s not left hand just turned to face the same way
     
  11. Autobrat Leader

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    They just seem to be accessory holders to me. I'd assume they plug into his back in robot mode... maybe?
     
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  12. orionpaxtfp2002

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    This is quite an interesting kit! I really love the accessories especially the blasters; massive massive upgrade over the ones the original figure came with.

    However I personally dislike their solution to the messy back kibble and I don't feel like it looks any better than the original. We've essentially gone from a truck with a messy back to a truck with feet sticking out like Toyworld Freedom Leader. I just wish they gave him new legs instead of so many accessories and a static Noah Diaz figure. Don't get me wrong, both of them look great but I just don't feel like paying 40 quid for this. I'd rather pay 55 quid for Optimus Primal (which looks like a cool figure well worth picking up btw) just to have Prime’s axe and I'd get an awesome figure with the bonus of having Prime’s accessory.

    The shoulder mod with the brand new smokestacks though is simply brilliant! The original shoulders just keep smacking Prime in the face and this is so much worse when you realise how big his smokestacks are. The new ones look absolutely amazing and improve his articulation so much but tbh I on the fence as to whether I wanna buy this kit simply because I was hoping for brand new legs instead.
     
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  13. cyberpredicus

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    When does this kit come out?
     
  14. Shmoptimus Prime

    Shmoptimus Prime Za Warudo!

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    I'm pretty sure they're trailer hitches.
     
  15. Shaddowtoa

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    Seems like they will upgrade their kit with new shoulders ? It's my main gripe with the mold so if the quality is good enough, this may make me plunge.

    dk44new_01.jpg
     
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  16. OptimusTarzan

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    Old news bro. But yeah. I'm finna get it.
     
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    Guessing this not coming this month from TCP…I might just ship my stash to arrive before Christmas
     
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    Ok, so the updated shoulder parts made me buy this set. Now I can’t wait to use the trailer from my Alternate Universe Optimus Prime once it arrives.

    The only thing I worry is the quality of those hinges though. I hate floppy shoulders.
     
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  19. Ottertron

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    Apparently this set has now been delayed again.
     
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