FANS HOBBY MB-15 Naval Commander (Armada Optimus Prime)

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

  1. Angry Scientist

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    Oh yeah I forgot about that, well that helps the trailer legs not being the best, we will be able to replace them eventually.
     
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    Really digging this. And I love how they kept Sparkplug a quirky little dude.

    A somewhat personal wish: I hope they can make the colorscheme of the altmode a bit more appealing than the original. For instance: more grey (and maybe a lighter grey and a darker blue); like what we saw in the original promotional image:

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    I prefer that to what we got with the final release (both Hasbro and Takara's). Especially in regards to the micron compartiments on the side:

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  3. Kaynowa

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    It's interesting that their Minicon ports are compatible with the plugs of the Mincromasters, but they're 5mm compatible anyway, usually more often than the plugs, in the case of the planes. Appreciate the cinsideration for those who need it. Hope Sparkplug gets a revised design, even just rotating the chest 180 and splitting the windscreen. Can't wait for the colored prototypes. Any clue on a release date for them?
     
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  4. Agent 53

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    I suspect that they will refine Sparkplug, this is the first we've seen of him, contrasting to Optimus himself who has evolved over the past few months, as I said above, I think the reason they put him in was in part to show off that yes he is included, even though he's not finished yet.
     
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  5. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

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  6. Seth Sunthay

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    Welp, first one, took me a while.
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  7. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Arboreal Frippery

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    Oh my god I never realized how terrible that faceesculpt is
     
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    What's wróng with it? I really like it.
     
  10. 1BLD

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    Well, Sparkplug is rough, but otherwise this is progressing very nicely. The trailer has the side boxes now, addressing my prior concern :) 
     
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  11. samisham

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    I really love the way they look on the outsides of the legs as missile pods.
     
  12. RyanCharlie

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    Legit. I'm in.
     
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    I was really disappointed by this reveal. I was hoping they could have done more with the back kibble. I know that Armada Prime has back kibble in the cartoon, I was just hoping it would have been handled better
     
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    Well I for one am absolutely buzzing for this to drop. An articulated Armada Prime that can combine is my holy grail of a figure, and for me this nails it. There’s of course little design ideas here and there that I question, but the overall delivery of the thing is a beauty. Very excited for this.
     
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    Not to come off as an ass, but what would you have liked to see? Base robot needs the cab on his back just by design, and the hood I imagine is either to free his arm movement or provide something for combining, and I don't envy anyone touching that trailer.
     
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    How tall is Prime?
     
  17. samisham

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    Same height as MP-10/44 in robot mode and the same height, at the head, as MP-24 in super mode.
     
  18. kjata

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    So just barely taller than the original, then. I just went from excited to very excited.
     
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    Do we have info about that? I don’t know, while it’s hard to make a proper estimation, he just seems smaller than MP10 (like maybe 8-8.5 inch).
     
  20. samisham

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    I own the original and I forgot just how huge it was.
    Slightly smaller than Mp-10 now that I look at this.
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