Fanstoys FT-17 Hoodlum (Masterpiece Hot Rod)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Nov 15, 2015.

  1. ambitron

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    This is the Hot Rod I want. Even if they just reduced the size of the pipes to match that and gave me that head sculpt, that would probably be enough to tip me over the edge into buying it.
     
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  2. MajinSin

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    Sorry if it's been pointed out already, but I'll bet that space is for a visor to pop down.
     
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  3. andreazorzetto

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    'm preatty sure about that too...
     
  4. HandlesIT

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    Well, if the helmet/head proportions/profiles are off because of the visor then I vote for the visor to just be part of an optional face. Personally, I'm not going to use the visor gimmick.
     
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  5. P R I M E

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  6. marksmith85

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    Hi McCart you know what I have no idea why it's including \ in there. I am using a plugin for Chrome called Grammarly (my dyslexia means some of my spelling and grammar is hindered so use that to compensate for it) so could be that formatting my text wrong.

    Agree with you on the Charater of Hotrod does have that "Right to Rule" / "Devine Right of Kings" persona about him.

    EDIT: Nope not my plugin it's my bad typing on my Android app, I've been missing the correct key so mystery solved.
     
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    Exactly. Why on earth would you screw up the head sculpt, which is a critical piece that people will always heavily scrutinize, to allow for a gimmick that was seen for one second and will be rarely displayed? It is NOT worth sacrificing how his entire face looks 24/7, for that.
     
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  8. Retroheavy

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    Man, these FT movie figures are gonna make my MP Ultra Magnus look like a turd. I'm already having a hard time with Sovereign next to MP UM and Hotrod.
     
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    Well, there's one simple solution to that.......FT NEEDS TO MAKE THEIR OWN ULTRA MAGNUS! I will GLADLY throw out my TT UM. While TT's UM may look the part, in a fat chubby way, it stinks at articulation. KFC Stack is a prime example of how UM can still be heavily articulated without having to make any sacrifices. A TT UM shell with KFC Stack-like transformation and articulation would be my ideal UM. AND NO BUTT FLAPS PLEASE.
     
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  10. catch22

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    Wow, that's spot on! Unfortunately we're probably gonna get the version FT has already shown, which has now been ruined for me
     
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    rarely do posts make me actually laugh, and that makes two today. Thanks!
     
  12. Pitt

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    You, sir, have a gift.

    Edit: @Psychoshi sorry, I didn't realize you were responsible for the head. Looks incredible.
     
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  13. mags2424

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    I feel like for all of the MP Hot Rod's the spoiler is never high enough on the back.
     
  14. Skrunklemin

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    With how amazing Sovereign came out, I would buy an FT Ultra Magnus in a heartbeat. All-in-one or armored cab bot, I don't even care.

    Regarding Hot Rod, can we also get individual hip flaps please? The single one is an inefficient eyesore.
     
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    Agreed.
     
  16. StrangePlanet

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    Well, it sure is exciting to see the promotional photos of the prototype. I hope that means FansToys is moving ahead quickly on this project and may even come out this year. I'm really happy with the design of this thing and.....

    ...reads a few dozen posts that want to change it.

    OK, Psy, that's a nice headsculpt you painted, but please FansToys, don't go screwing this up to try to appease a dozen people. It's really nice as it is.
     
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  17. Stygian360

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    I think we can all agree on that. FT definitely knows what they're doing.
     
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  18. Zeke1

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    Neat but I feel like all this discussion about the shoulders being a millimeter off or the helmet's brim being a micron too far forward is moot in comparison to the backpack. Which FTs seems to gone out of their way to avoid showing us a straight on side picture of. Leading me to worry that it's horrendous. :( 
     
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  19. ChromeMagnus

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    Didn't people also complain about MP08 Grimlock's shoulders in bot mode being too high?
     
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  20. Zeke1

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    Well, this is the internet sooooo....most likely.
    It would probably take less time to list all the things we don't complain about. ;) 
     
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