General Upgrade Kits Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ziltama, Nov 30, 2020.

  1. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Ok.

    Ground rules: Any upgrade kits are fair game: for 1st party and 3rd party figures.

    This is not a thread for explicitly discussing 3p figures. However, there is a gray area for figures who are also technically upgrades to existing figures. Example: Perfect Effect PC-16, Dr. Wu tapes.

    Edit: This is NOT Radicons 2.0. 3d print files are not allowed. Items have to be physical and available for purchase. I'm aware Shapeways is a gray area and will be allowed at this time.

    Edit #2: May also simply post pictures of upgrades you have purchased.
     
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  2. lordcryotek

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    Someone please make an upgrade kit for Earthrise Doubledealer's gappy legs, please.
     
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  3. breaux man

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    I'm guessing Shapeways counts?
     
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  4. Bezuul

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    6hk666666 on ebay drops 3P legend scale upgrades. Mostly NA stuff and for the Megatron enthusiast, I believe he lowered the price on the back kit offered in 3 colors.
     
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  5. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    "I'll allow it."

    Anyhow, this is one of the best kits we've purchased in a while: Shockwave SL-88. It's their first injection molded ABS kit.

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    SO COOL DIY upgrade weapons & legs & CAR Spoilers KIT FOR Earthrise SUNSTREAKER | eBay
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    Can't verify who exactly makes this kit. Anyone knows? Looks like something Go Happy / GX would do and not the gaudy stuff that TH does. As long as it's not MW or TH, then parts should fit.
     
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  6. Murasame

    Murasame 村雨

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    Spoiler sits too high
     
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    Looks like a GX kit alright. But I can't say for sure.
     
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    Hyoumaru M.S.B.S. ver. 10.5

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    I don't have Sunstreaker yet so I can't really tell what those yellow flaps are for. My guess would be the inner shins, but not sure what those would mount onto.
     
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    I just received my upgrade kit for Wheeljack (the Go Better one) and I am pleased with the fit and finish. The only thing I don’t care for is the gun (I’m just not a fan of the way the silver turns out on all these upgrade weapons). But that’s fine, I dig the stock weapon. This set gets a recommend from me.
     
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  11. Ottertron

    Ottertron Moon-faced assassin of joy

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    They hook over the raised peg holes on the back of his legs and hinge around to cover his inner shins. I just ordered a set.
     
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    It is a good set I would say that if you ever want to get the tail light out again don't push them in to far they are swine to remove if pushed in to tightly.

    The main large Blaste is nice enough but the shorter ones in the weapon kit wheeljack has allow more head movement - I actually like Exhausts lauchers best but they don't really move much but the don't block the head movement and look real nice on him.

    While I agree the silver on some sets can be a bit powdery looking - the guns still make nice weapons for those who lack them or who's base weapon is a bit sub-par. The core class characters would likely look good with some of the various 3D printed pistols if given them.
     
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  13. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    I'd be down for those leg panels if they can stay on in car mode, but those spoilers look stupid in bot mode.
     
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    I’ll be moving mine to the back of his legs in robot mode.
     
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    If they're just like the Wheeljack ones that are out there, they can.
    A very slight bit finicky, but overall the work well on Wheeljack.
     
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    this image will give me nightmares now
     
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  18. tukai

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    Is there anyway to get an upgrade kit for Volcanicus still? I really would like to fill mine out but I can’t find it anywhere
     
  19. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    Super Megatron Kits:
    Ratchet Studio ROS-018 ROS018 Gap Filler (Leg Extensions, weapons) for Generation Selects Super Megatron Upgrade Kit
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    115 Workshop YYW-10A YYW10A Gap Fillers for Generation Selects Super Megatron Upgrade Kit
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    I personally disliked the kits since they made the combiner knees even more unstable by adding more weight. I had one kit on and eventually removed it.

    Some people like the Perfect Effect kit better and some like the Transform Dream Wave kit better. PE, though, requires 2 different kit purchases, which makes it more annoying. Neither company fixes the inherent CW/POTP combiner system problems.
     
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  20. Tranceblade

    Tranceblade Gone Fishin'

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    Fillers aren't my thing, so when I see a good weapon set like this that I actually want get bogged down by filler parts it's a little annoying.