First look at Kingdom Rodimus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Daimao, Mar 3, 2021.

  1. PurpleAndBlackSmokeStacks

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    How hard is it to paint the face?
     
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    Very easy. 5240AF7E-8BB2-47DE-84B5-44970F5DFAA9.jpeg
    Just do it.
     
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    What gray paint did you guys use? Any specific brand or can a regular old acrylic paint from Walmart work for it?
     
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  5. Oniconvoy

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    Tamiya Light Gray acrylic for me. Two nice thin coats.
     
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    Can the head be taken apart to isolate the face or do you just have to be super careful? My hands aren't too steady....
     
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    There is a screw in the back of his head. Super easy. I took his head apart just to see if I could. I'm thinking About doing an old man Rodimus from the end of Regen1 with yellow eyes
     
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    Has anyone checked to see if the potp hot rod head would fit on kingdom rodimus?
     
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  9. 2fabdad

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    Pretty sure Hotrods head is glued. Any amateur attempt could possibly damage him. Not sure what the appeal of baby face Rodimus would be. Now an older Post G1 cartoon Hotrod might be cool. The colors don't match
     
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    Yes sir. You'd have to sand down the neck balljoint tho' on Kingdom Rodders. The neck itself fits but the ball is a bit too big.

    That head isn't really babyfaced, especially when compared to 86 Hot Rod.

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    To me, he looks suitably mature but not ancient. And it's not glued, the head is connected together by screw only.
     
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    I just got Rodimus from the mail, not sure if these paint drops are normal but sure feels like a premium figure and sturdier than ER Prime.
     

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    Nah. You got a bit of a bum copy.
     
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    I do like the potp head just a little bit better but I don't like the idea of sanding the neck ball on rodimus in case I were to put the kingdom head back on. I suppose it would be possible to grind a ball shaped hole in potp hot rod's head to make it fit the neck ball correct?
     
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    I wanted to do that but I didn't want to deal with the eyes. To make a socket in Potp, you'd end up nailing the plastic that holds the eyes in place.

    I was worried myself about not being able to put the Kingdom head back on but I figured if I ever did want to put it back on, I could put some Miliput in the KRod socket to make it smaller.

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    Hmm, that makes sense, thanks for the pics. I hadn't seen the inside of the potp head so I didn't think about the eyes.
     
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    What is the size comparison to mp10v?

     
  18. Shepard Prime

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    MP10v is quite a bit bigger than KRod.

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    Seige and ER Prime are roughly the same height, and KRod is pretty much eye to eye with ER. I love my KRod and KGalvatron but KGalvatron would've been perfect for the old scale my CHUG collection used to be, where Op, Megs, Shockwave etc would've been as big as MP10V.
     
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    Anyone else have these? Have any of them broke?
     

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    most of them have those stress marks directly out of the box. I haven’t seen anyones break from it (yet)