FansToys FT-44 Thomas (MP Astrotrain)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by eVac Z, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. Red2

    Red2 " ... and so the story goes ... "

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    I'm in central TX so it'd probably be a few more days till it makes it around this way.
     
  2. JPrime

    JPrime Michael Bay Assassin

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    Just got him today and can't stop looking at him. Like he knows I'm being creepy.

    Had to add some Shock Oil to the fingers and right ankle cuz they were tight af and some Kiki fluid to the right shoulder that was super loose, but no paint chipping or anything I can see.

    Just a heavy/sexy bot. I don't know what to make of the leg issue, but he's so grey (gray?) that its hard to notice.

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    There really is no way Megatron, Starscream, Devastator, the Insecticons etc all fit inside him in the movie is there?

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    My package arrived today. So far so good. Everything looks to be in good shape. Don't see any issues thus far. Guess I won't need to worry about any help from FT. May not have liked the price I paid for it but overall, I'm super impressed with the overall look and feel of this figure and am really glad to have it be apart of my collection.
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    MINDVVIPE "The powers of darkness..."

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    They look so good together, gewalt is so bulky and tough looking which matches so well with Thomas. Other Blitzwings look so meh in comparison. These guys look like total powerhouses.
     
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    anyone have him in stock still? i dont have facebook to check any of those groups. (i know my bad for not preordering)
     
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    Just ebay that I know of
     
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    I think Thomas looks like Gewalts smaller brother on this pics. IMO they don't really fit togheter.

    Let's wait for Berserk :D 
     
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    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I hope Berserk is a bit bigger than Thomas. I like big bots!
     
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    Bruticus88 Bruticus devastate Devastator!

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    Agreed. Gewalt is too big and too bulky next to Thomas. Not to mention the Playschool alt modes Gewalt has. If anything, going by the actual G1 toon... AstroTrain was the taller and bulkier of the two. I prefer Ditka as G1 Blitzwing... for now. Hoping FT Beserk hits a home run for us Blitzwing fans.
     
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    Need Berzerk so the autobrats can come on down
     
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    Okay - I give up. I've been fighting with this for like 2 hours now. I got my baba order today. He seems fine in bot mode, and I can get him into shuttle mode fine, but I can't get to train mode for the life of me.

    I have this gap I can't figure out. I figure 'oh, it's the knee ratchet' but if I push the lower one back a notch, it then pushes the leg/nosecone assembly out of whack. Am I doing something wrong? Or is this a symptom of knee ratchet issues or something?

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    20201024_210617.jpg I just arrived in the mail today, help me get out of this stinking box :D 
     
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    I dont think you collapsed the lower leg all the way
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  18. project9

    project9 White n' Nerdy

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    Goddamnit... there's a slider in there too? lol I didn't really notice that the whole knee part slid down. Like, I noticed something going on, since you had to move that side tab out and then back in to lock that all in. I didn't fully pay attention that they tell you to just fold out the legs - not unpeg that and fold it all out. I guess I just assumed.

    Thanks, my man.
     
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    I think these two look good together
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  20. David Hingtgen

    David Hingtgen Chromaticon

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    Hmmm. If Astrotrain was a standard-gauge loco, I think he'd almost be to scale. But Japan uses Cape gauge, so I think he's too big.

    Era-wise, I think they're perfect. (though I'm not good with those cars, so I could be way off)