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

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

  1. Markus76

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    I already broke the little part that ends up under the door in car mode on Spoiler...the "running board" for lack of a better word. You have to be careful as that is a bad stress point that will cause it to break over time.

    Roadking requires a table to set him on to transform him but honestly, he's not as tough as one might think. Spoiler has some scary parts and I already broke the piece that fills out the bottom of the door in car mode and I thought I was being super careful.
     
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  2. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

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    Not to derail this whole thing but rq, the trailer on MS Motormaster is completely separate, right? Just out of curiosity, haven't seen anything about him and I MIGHT be breaking my Legends rules at least with combiners since a helping of them seem VERY nice. MS Menasor included.
     
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    Yeah, MotorMaster is just the cab. The trailer becomes the whole Menasor frame and the cars and MM pop onto it. Everything in that pic of Menasor is hidden up in the trailer except the 2 cars (on the back of his legs) and the sword.
     
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  4. Kevin Iaquinto

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    Menasor and Motormaster are really nice. The limb bots are kinda meh, but menasor more than makes up for it. 20210728_203056.jpg
     
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    Yeah the MS Menasor is everything I want from a stunticon set.

    Correct robot mode scale among the stunticons? Check.
    A trailer that isn't two miles long? Check.
    Just one trailer that becomes the Menasor skeleton? Check.

    When I saw that and Devastator I was seriously tempted to just switch over to legends collecting.
     
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    Yeah, I had the same reaction like "This is everything I want from a Menasor but size!". I'm not gonna switch to legends but I'm getting the combiners so I can have some kind of Combiner collection if it doesn't workout for everything at MP scale.
     
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    Pretty standard sight to see this on the road in Europe, so i don't see it as a problem....
     

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    Or maybe two more trailers
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    Me too! Not going to collect legends but the MS Menasor is a great desk bot while my Masterpiece scale bots sit on the shelf most of the time. I hope FT can keep the skeleton as clean, simple, and stable as MS did. Regarding the delay, I still think it has to do with shipping and materials costs due to the pandemic. FT knows if they list this at $600+ they’ll open the door for DX9 and XTB and lose customers not just for Menasor but any other combiner they do in the future. I think FT commands a premium price over others but not that much.
     
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  10. Kevin Iaquinto

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    The allure of deskbot scale combiners is so nice. I can't wait to have Mini-sor and Mini-stator at my desk.
     
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    They should just make a trailer for every combiner's combiner parts, and then an attachment for Thomas to pull them all in train mode.

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    TBH maybe it's engineering and maybe it's the outlay? I guess Terminus Giganticus would have been a pretty significant outlay in terms of the amount of raw material required to get the toy produced so perhaps all these releases / preorders are all about getting some bank ready for a big investment in the combiners?

    Could be that the trailer is really, really hard to turn into a 22" tall frame without getting ridiculously long like some stretched out load of guff...?
     
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    Need more tracks
     
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    Dpuff Go-Bots are better

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    Space-choo-choo-ka-choo
     
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    I have a sealed Spoiler if anyone needs one. He is in my sales thread.
     
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    Oh certainly, each trailer should come with extra tracks so you can eventually put together a whole trainset.
     
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    There’s a FT Raiden aspect to all of this train talk that is interesting. What if the combiner parts that changed into train cars were actually also Raiden members? And then his combiner parts were the second trailer for Menasor? META!!
     
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    I see you got the skeletons for Menasor, Superion, and Defensor there.
     
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    I don't know, having just one gestalt inside of him was a lot to pack in, having the bones of several other gestalts ride his caboose might be too much.
     
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    You’d be surprised what can fit in someone’s caboose when you’re in train mode!
     
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