Fans Hobby MB-12 Athena (Headmaster Junior Minerva)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by sodawilly, Dec 15, 2018.

  1. divinecomedy

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    Is there actually a preorder for this?
     
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    Not yet as far as I can tell, I don't think it's far enough along yet.
     
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    The million dollar question - Who that running? If that's like, a base body for a headmaster with no backpack, the poseablity is gettin me hype.
     
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    The Headmaster Juniors had a separate helmet, which can be seen in Athena here:

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    I knew the helmet was a separate bit, I was talking the face itself which looks absent in that other picture you posted! Could just be a lot lower profile than I'd expected.
    Edit: Looking at it now, that's what it is! They really got the face small on the headmaster's back.
     
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    Every new picture gets me more hyped
     
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    anything with fanshobby is mp….. hahaah
     
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    I think she's looking really good. The only thing I'm not quite into is the red headlights... I wish those could have been molded in clear or blue instead. But I guess it's most economical to mold all the clear bits together.

    Weirdly, I'm okay with the red windshield. Even if it's not accurate to the original toy, a red windshield has a kind of G1 silliness that I can get behind.
     
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    The red windshield is strange, especially considering the A-pillar and lip where it meets the roof are not yet painted. And granted it's a test shot, but right now the fit with the side windows seems to need some adjusting.
     
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    Yeah, I'm chalking that gap up to it being a test shot, for now. Hopefully they get that fit working better for the final version.
     
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    I have zero attachment to this character but I'm all for a new fembot on the market. Especially a 959.
     
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    I seem to remember she's about 6.3''
     
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    I know they've stated that before, but I'm wondering if it's 6.3" to the top of her head, or to those car-part shoulders. Sold either way, but while I always assumed that was head-height, I'd love confirmation.
     
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    That I do not know. I guess the other thing someone could do is (and this is presuming Thunderclash and Powerbaser are the same height) estimate Minerva's size relative to Thunderclash in the pictures above.
     
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    I was kind-of thinking the same thing. Except I don't know how close the powerbaser design is to that one....and also, I don't own their Powermaster Prime to compare to anyway. Maybe someone who owns one can give it a look?
     
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    Red pieces are likely just there to show you where the transparent pieces are on the figure.
     
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    She's a purchase so far!
     
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