Fansproject Stunticons / Menasor aka M3 / "Intimidator"

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by juise, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Raiju

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    Neat fan mode transformation but it looks like two cars crashed and wrecked themselves onto Menasor's shins, lol.
     
  2. Nemesis251

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    I've been waiting for 2 years for Atl IKEA to get Detolfs again. I'm ready to take the 5 1/2 hour drive just to save the shipping cost.
     
  3. divinecomedy

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    Does anyone here know what TFSource uses for free shipping? Is it Fedex?
     
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    Yes
     
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    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Hopefully not that shitty SmartPost.
     
  6. G.I.EDDIE

    G.I.EDDIE Purple treads suck!

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    I'm guessing the incredibly sh!tty weather on the east coast might affect that...not too big a deal...I'm more anxious to get Warden really...
     
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    Mine came with the original piece broken. TFSource, like with other customers, packaged an extra in a ziploc baggy. Not sure what the whole story with this piece is, but kudos to TFSource for providing an extra.
     
  9. Sonscreen

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    Just to follow up on my prior post. Please be careful when separating the front cab parts on Diesel. Not sure what the name is but there's a hook like L-shaped tab on the bottom of the grill. Granted it's minor when compared to what could have happened but still annoyed since I took my time. Hope this helps someone.

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  10. OptionZero

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    The extra piece has a corrected handle. Some had incorrectly
    molded handles for gestalt mode
     
  11. G.I.EDDIE

    G.I.EDDIE Purple treads suck!

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    It's really unfortunate that any tabs on this figure (Diesel) need to be treated like they are made of eggshells...are there any other 3P figures that have had as many tab/peg problems?...I've transformed all the car bots multiple times and haven't had that problem...well, now I will since I just jinxed myself, but prior to this post they've all been fine...
     
  12. RustyBarnacles

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    Toyworld's Orion. That thing is scary to transform. Lots of wiggling and gentle bending.
     
  13. divinecomedy

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    MMC Cyclops although I haven't broken anything after multiple transformation (knock wood) but some of the first people who got him broke some tabs I think.

    Toyworld Orion is not so scary after you get rid of some of the more useless tabs.
     
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    I am not really following the picture. Does the hook start from one side of the tab to another? If so, how are you supposed to separate those?
     
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    Oh, yeah. I snapped a couple tabs off of Cyclops. Love the figure, but those ship panels are bonkers to untab and fold up.

    I know people have had problems with Orion, but he just feels so solid, I worry about him less.
     
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    Once you add in shipping costs vs the sites that offer free shipping over a certain amount, the prices don't differ much if at all. Plus he has no stack/POL option, which is actually more financially smarter since you can't "buy" things unless you have the actual $ for it. He does have a reward/loyalty program so that helps. CP is a good site, but in the end a one man show that seemingly is always getting his stuff in later than the other major retailers. I buy things from there sometimes, but usually get better combination of price/time on other sites.
     
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    the L shaped tab hooks into the hole for it on the other corresponding leg/cab piece. Once you get the figure it will be obvious that tab could possible break if you aren't aware of it. It's not that it's weak, it's just that it sticks out and could be snapped if you aren't paying attention.
     
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    They use Priority mail for me.
     
  19. TheGame2K5

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    Just waiting on BBTS to ship my loot, hopefully it will ship out and arrive by the middle of next week.
     
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    I have not come close to breaking a tab on diesel, transformation to bot seemed pretty speedy too. Sometimes I picture people using a sledgehammer to aid in transformation. Granted some tab locations could have been pointed out in the instructions but it seems pretty instinctive to me to wiggle to flat pieces that seem to be locked together.

    Cyclops was the only one I can think of with breaking tabs. I did not break any myself but 3-4 were already broke upon delivery so I can definitely rank that as the worst tabs.