Fans Toys FT-31A-E Marauder (Masterpiece Menasor/Stunticons)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by dalianjj, Jun 29, 2018.

  1. Futureye

    Futureye NoNeedToTurnOnYourBlinkerIfYou’reAlreadyInADitch.

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    My best guess would be that the centre of the rotation is the same for both (the limb and the skeleton), with perhaps a slight compromise in the extent of the arm bend.

    With all do respect, at this point, I don't dare to guess that the skeleton would include the tracks. Otherwise, strange movement and gaps would appear in the attachment area of the Smokey and Menasor’s palm. In other words, in the wrist area of the Menasor. I think.

    But let’s wait and see what will come.
     
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  2. ThrustJan

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    He s here!
    He s finally arrived!
    Magnum!!

    Stands very well next his boss and my Motormaster toys required at least a Stunticon subordinate.
    Hope Wildrider is prepared to Motormaster jokes about them ,being a bully :D 
    Anyway is really beautiful , arms and legs move well and ankles joints appear strong.
    There is only a problem,head is loose and easily move if bot is moved a little but nothing is broken.
    And Wildrider for crazy attitude and colors is my fav limb and even stands well next to DS Starscream,being bigger than several MP cars as the XTB.

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    Yo have to extend his arms :D 
     
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  4. ThrustJan

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    Edit : now should be OK I ve also followed Emgo video to be sure
    And I ve also noticed that his backpack wasn t attacked to shoulders so I ve applied just a soft pressure on two very little section behind his head to attack it and now Magnum is also a lot sturdy.
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    You don't "have" to, I could see Wildrider having alligator arms when it comes time to pay the check (yes I'm ignoring the obvious "dine and dash" he is most likely to do).
     
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    Caved in to complete the team.

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  7. crdavismusic

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    Nothing wrong with it, I think DX9 Dead End looks the part and is a good choice, especially for the price!

    No telling when Bandit might release. And then, for $400 or more.
     
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    I like the theory (could be totally wrong) that Bandit will come out with the next reissue window so the other 4 can come at near the same time like with the Aerialbots. Of course there is no proof it will happen, but it makes a lot of sense to me.
     
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  9. Miroboto

    Miroboto Well-Known Member

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    I have XTB Menasor very content FT went way too long and most people are content with their current menasor combiner
     
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    I too have the XTB offering and he looks very good. However, if you are afraid to transform a figure because you think you might break it, something is wrong. Also, he has some issues which may or may not bother you.
     
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    I only have those two, still thinking about if I should get the rest...

    I hope that's true, I might get the other ones and display them in alt mode
     
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    I got super excited at first glance lol. Talk about a roller coaster!!
     
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    I know some people did (a good number of vocal people for sure, who knows about the silent majority since they never say), but I was never in a rush. XTB was never even a consideration with how small the carbots are next to Motormaster. Having all 9 released Stunticons from FT and DX9, DX9 just isn't as good individually (we will see combined).
     
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    neurotictim XTB and FT fanboy, coexisting with myself.

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    I'm one of those vocal people who generally and genuinely love XTB but hate their Menasor. The Stunticons as individuals are pretty good, Motormaster is actually better (IMO, don't @ me) than FT, but Monolith is a disaster of bad decisions. Ignoring just how fiddly the transformation is, he is back heavy, with weak arm ratchets, a weirdly tabbed together midsection, and the attachment method for the legbots is positively dreadful. DX9's offering just never hit the right proportions for me, but really I'm just holding out for Bandit, and when he arrives, Monolith will go up for sale next day.
     
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    Rumor has it FT Menasor around 21” could throw off the scale of the Zeta combiners
     
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    Nah. Combiners hovering between 19-21 or 22 inches shouldn't be a problem. The earlier CHUG version at 13-15 or the later ones at 16-17 inches create a problem.
     
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    I believe the only KNOWN thing about FT combiner size is they advertised Superion as the "biggest combiner to date" (as of November 2017 when only TW Constructor was out in that size class) and "perfectly in scale with FT-20" (Omega Supreme). I think perfectly in scale is around Omega's shoulder, but I'm not certain.
     
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  18. Autobot Spike

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    Ugh I’m so BORED waiting for this last dude. Like I’m just gonna buy him out of spite now because my enthusiasm has waned so much.

    -A.S.
     
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    Even if FT Menasor is an inch or two shorter than Zeta scale, that would be a bummer but I'll just put a small covered platform under him to stand on, and you won't really be able to tell.
     
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    it doesn’t really matter anyways cause most Zeta scale stuff out now are pretty much placeholders anyways
     
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