Fans Hobby MB-17 Meg-Tyranno (Armada Megatron)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by MrDipnSlip, May 9, 2020.

  1. Scurv

    Scurv Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2016
    Posts:
    757
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Australia
    Likes:
    +3,734
    Can't wait for Fanshobby to tackle mah boi here.
    images.jpeg.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 15
  2. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2009
    Posts:
    6,202
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +2,802
    Everyone knows that Sparkplug's is Leader 1 (sarcasm).
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2020
    • Like Like x 3
  3. Memph99Q4Ev

    Memph99Q4Ev Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2018
    Posts:
    712
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +1,491
    Wow, a Armada Megs that can actually stand up!  Long overdue for Amarda fans.  Gawd I hated Armada figs....
     
  4. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2019
    Posts:
    7,291
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    237
    Location:
    USC-Columbia Go Gamecocks!
    Likes:
    +15,323
    Instagram:
    I've heard many complaints about Armada Megatron and even owned him, but never did I think he couldn't stand up.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  5. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Proud grandpa

    Joined:
    Jul 18, 2002
    Posts:
    51,320
    News Credits:
    20
    Trophy Points:
    437
    Location:
    Rotterdam NY
    Likes:
    +38,447
    Ebay:
    Yup, never had an issue with my old one standing up either.
     
  6. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2007
    Posts:
    4,648
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +697
    Ebay:
    Somebody here is confusing the Generations Armada Megatron for the Armada/Micron Legends Megatron.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  7. Curium

    Curium Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2014
    Posts:
    7,169
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Likes:
    +3,731
    That would be like retooling Warpath into Brawl. They are both tanks, but due to the different transformations basically none of the parts are reusable as everything ends up in different places and has different shapes when there. If you really wanted to stretch it I guess you could use the legs, but the upper body is unusable at which point you are doing a new figure anyway.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  8. MrSoundwave64Z

    MrSoundwave64Z TFP is boring and overrated

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2013
    Posts:
    1,275
    Trophy Points:
    207
    Likes:
    +3,368
    Same. As someone who's a fan of manipulative villains like Naraku, Aizen and Hazama I'd totally be down for an MP Sideways. He's such an underrated Transformers villain and IMO one of the best villains to come out of Transformers.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  9. Awkward Kyle

    Awkward Kyle Member

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2019
    Posts:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    27
    Likes:
    +2
    I'm stoked for Prime and Megs, but I'm dying for someone to do Armada Starscream.
     
  10. Masktique

    Masktique #1 Sideways Fan

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2015
    Posts:
    1,708
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Down in SoCal
    Likes:
    +4,101
    I’ve waited years for updated Armada figures in the hopes of finally getting a good Sideways. The idea that it may actually have a chance of being made is too much for me to handle. Gotta suppress any and all expectations lol.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  11. Maverick Hunter Christian

    Maverick Hunter Christian Choke on that, causality!

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2002
    Posts:
    4,766
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Likes:
    +1,301
    Yes! This is all I ask.
     
    • Like Like x 3
  12. Satanatron

    Satanatron Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2007
    Posts:
    434
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    162
    Location:
    North Carolina
    Likes:
    +180
    Ebay:
    What I originally meant was that they don’t abandon the idea.

    But you are right seems to be that way.
     
  13. Memph99Q4Ev

    Memph99Q4Ev Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2018
    Posts:
    712
    Trophy Points:
    172
    Likes:
    +1,491
    Nah, I was talking about the original Armada Megs, both before and after the aquiring the Star Saber Minicons. Never dealt with the versions afterwards.

    The original reminded me of a oversized version of Beast Machines Rinox, without the articulation of course. Armada figs; lets just say they weren't the greatest for adult collections. The kids loved it, respectfully; they were for kids afterall, and I understand the fan base. Just no good for me in my 20s. Thank God they had OG reissues, Alternators, and 20th Anniversary Prime come out for HasTaks sake. I almost stopped collecting.

    In fact I gave away my Armada collection to my lil bro for XMas; I hated them too much to think they were worth anything. Step back from the Beast War/Machine, RID days in my humble opinion.
     
  14. MegaDolrailer

    MegaDolrailer Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2011
    Posts:
    1,537
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +1,892
    Just like their Optimus the proportions are all wrong, he's not even an H tank! I thought they were suposed to be Masterpiece style
     
  15. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2019
    Posts:
    7,291
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    237
    Location:
    USC-Columbia Go Gamecocks!
    Likes:
    +15,323
    Instagram:
    They're MP scale but well known for being stylized
     
    • Like Like x 2
  16. daimchoc

    daimchoc TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2009
    Posts:
    39,915
    News Credits:
    491
    Trophy Points:
    392
    Location:
    US
    Likes:
    +53,716
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    YouTube:

    LOL
     
    • Like Like x 1
  17. Marvelboy1974

    Marvelboy1974 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2006
    Posts:
    1,142
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +1,436
    I hope the hip cannon retracts a little. It’s sticks out too far in robot mode. May also have balance issues.
     
  18. DarkRed401

    DarkRed401 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2018
    Posts:
    3,000
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +5,243
    They added this on Twitter Regarding mb-17: 20200521_121356.jpg
     
    • Like Like x 5
  19. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's Scriptor

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2009
    Posts:
    6,202
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Likes:
    +2,802
    Except most people use the term social media to mean Facebook, Twitter etc, not internet forums. I'm sure you know this, so the comment wasn't that ironic.
     
  20. JD

    JD Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2004
    Posts:
    1,023
    Trophy Points:
    262
    Likes:
    +209
    I hope they make a silver remold with G1 Megatron's head.

    Been wanting something resembling a MP G1 Megatron with a tank mode for ages, as I couldn't get the official MP V2 due to my country's laws on guns/replica weapons.
     
    • Like Like x 1