Fanstoys FT-17 Hoodlum (Masterpiece Hot Rod)

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

  1. Jtotheiso187

    Jtotheiso187 Well-Known Member

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    Your welcome
     
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  3. mags2424

    mags2424 TT and 3P MP Advocate

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    IMO he looks great and I even like the transformation. Just waiting on the new shoulders and more pics will come lol.

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    Do they only come in pink? Since it's impossible to match colors with most 3D printing, I think grey or black might look better, as that's "standard robot/mecha joint-color".
     
  6. BuddaMonk

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    I assume you dremelled off those shoulder pegs and repainted the gray part? Always wondered if those pegs are necessary for transformation. Never bothered to transform mine. But that look along with the lowered shoulders is definitely an improved look.
     
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    No repainting needed and it's not needed for transformation
     
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  8. Chris C137

    Chris C137 Has a faux butt-flap. That partsforms.

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    I recall there being a guide in this thread showing how to remove the shoulder tabs? Can anyone point me to the right page?
     
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    Thank you for posting this. I think I will try this.
     
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    It does help, and looks better. I did mine
     
  12. sodawilly

    sodawilly Old School fan since 1984!

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    You could always paint them before installing...

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  13. David Hingtgen

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    Painting hinges never works well long-term.
     
  14. Dickyscrubbs

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    Finally bought a pair. Thanks again for making these available.
     
  15. pezley

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    No worries, hope you all like them.

    For anyone buying from outside the UK obviously expect a delay but I have included two sets. I'd rather they didn't take weeks to get to you to find something is wrong etc.

    The first bunch I sold have all been shipped. Some of the most recent ones I'm waiting on more screws so will be a few days delay
     
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    Got my ebay notification earlier!
     
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  17. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    Nice one that you're including 2 sets. I'm in Australia so the distance is pretty far. So you'd include 4 joints if I say ordered?
     
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    He’s $80.99 on BBTS and Im a big fan of FT Jabber and OM Springer and could use a Hot Rod to go with them.

    Is this dude worth that? In general I think he looks good in both modes but Id like to get you guys’ opinions before I jump on it.
     
  19. Dickyscrubbs

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    He kinda sucks... he kinda looks goods standing there but.... ehhh .
    Alt mode is ok if you like weird as rear tires.
    My dude @pezley is offering shoulder joints that make this dude tolerable.
    Bottom line... I prefer the look and posibility of MP28-40 ... this guy suck posibilty wise.
    If you're a Fans toys fanboy... by all means... waste your money.
     
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    He undoubtedly looks better than the TT one, but hes a deeply flawed figure in many respects.
    If all you want to do is pose him on a shelf, looking good and be done yes, if you want to mess with him and transform him a lot no.
    If it's a bit of both, maybe.
     
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