FansToys FT-40 (Masterpiece Fortress Maximus)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by corduroy, Oct 26, 2019.

  1. divinecomedy

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    We'll see more renders of the body next month during TFCon, and then it's going to be as you said. TOTAL SILENCE.
     
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  2. Skalez Convoy

    Skalez Convoy City Specialist

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    Nahh just give them a saw when they ask if they can play with it. When they ask what it's for show them this clip from the '86 movie.
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  3. Mr Buttons

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    Yeah,the poors just want everyone else not to have this so they can feel better about themselves and their collection of Hasbro hollow/waffle-formers.
     
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  4. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    And the simpletons don't understand the purpose of such design choices.

    The waffle-formers design that you speak of is a very good solution to the bigger bots weight issues.
     
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  5. DrCalligari

    DrCalligari Well-Known Member

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    Ya know, with DX9 folding Fanstoys could have worse ideas than to snatch up their designs to help with this. They did well with their Menasor and Omega.
     
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    Dpuff Go-Bots are better

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    Why would they do that when they already merged with takara?:eek: 
     
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  7. Nova Maximus

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    I didn't expect class warfare when coming onto TFW tonight but here we are.
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    But the waffle design would for sure help something of this size, but the likelihood of that happening are slim to none.
    I have no idea if DX9's Menasor's ratchets could hold the FT bots weight, but considering it's by far the best of the 2 currently out and the best MP intended Omega, so it definitely would help.
     
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    But the trade off is it looks like pure shit. Waffle shaped

     
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  9. Mr Buttons

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    Sure sure, whatever you have to tell yourself.
     
  10. Fortynickel

    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    Please stop libeling delicious waffles.

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    1. Fort Max is the original "biggest TF toy ever". FT no doubt wants to recreate that same feeling of awe using the character who's known for it, and whose character design was specifically intended for a giant scale.

    2. The headmaster gimmick allows them to get people invested with a smaller purchase beforehand.

    3. They probably disagree with your opinion that he's boring (as do I).
     
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  12. divinecomedy

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    Let them eat waffles I tell you.

    I prefer bacon myself.
     
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  13. luckyman76

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    Agree with your math but



    and



    say hello.

    Not running or jumping yet but if they can do this, they can do other things eventually. Our damn luck with AI they will create Megatron as the future peacekeeper and then this goes down for real.
     
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    It's not that. It's the fact that everything about this sounds like a bad idea. It's ambitious, but I also think they've bitten off more than they can chew. I made a thread several days ago asking about fun MP scale combiners because I saw what a pain they were to manipulate and handle based on some reviews. Right now, I'm posting this just as I finished watching a couple of different Omega Supreme reviews and watching the reviewers move the joints just looks like such a chore.

    Who knows, maybe they can surprise us by knocking this out of the park.
     
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    I guess I'd just rather be excited about the possibility of thr product rather than worry about the ways it may not work.

    Let FT and the factory work it out. It's not like they're here looking for engineering advice.
     
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    Waffles are not cake
     
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  17. divinecomedy

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    Poors can only afford waffles.
     
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    Fortynickel Nonsensically Sensational! And Vice Versa!

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    So if you don’t want to think about the logistics, potential problems, and possible solutions, you can skip all those posts. Guys are talking about calculating mass, center of gravity and giving examples how things work. They are on topic and speculating about the bot. Now you want to regulate what aspects of a figure people can talk about also?

    I’m sure that FT and the factory doesn’t need us blowing sunshine up their Uranus either.
     
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    From Transformers to Waffleformers...except the latter you can eat! :p 

    Hey, I got an idea. Why not upscale a G1 Fortress Maximus, and then add some intricate unfoling hatches, and other gimmicy stuff...like, oh I don't know, just the sky would be the limit for imagination? :D 
     
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  20. Dpuff

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    I better see an ez bake oven for my cake in this verion
     
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