General Upgrade Kits Thread

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

  1. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Hope you don't mind posting this here @Seeaich, just wanted to spread the love.
     
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  2. Seeaich

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    Sharing Info is the point of a Community, innit? Share away!
     
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  3. Decepticreeps100

    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    Spoken well there Sirrah
     
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  4. Mister D

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    Nice! Does the sheath have storage in vehicle mode?

    You are putting out good stuff. I don't know if I asked this yet or not but have you considered sending samples to reviewers like Emgo or Patriot Prime to get the word out?
     
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  5. C16

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    Can someone with one of the other Galvatron gun upgrades test to see if he can mount the gun on his arm in place of his purple cannon? I want to deck him out like IDW Galvatron.

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  6. wheeljackfan16

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    Thank you, I appreciate it! I have actually sent stuff to Patriot Prime a few times, he looked at my tires for Earthrise Ratchet/Ironhide I think about a year ago. I wanted to send stuff to Emgo too, but I haven't really been able to find a good way to contact him. The way I've been sending things out now has been more of a "Hey, I'm a fan of the channel, here's some stuff to show my appreciation for the content, review it if you want, if not, that's cool too." I've also not really been sending stuff out because I'm having a hard time keeping up as it is.

    As for sheath storage, I unfortunately didn't come up with anything too fancy for it, it basically just attaches to the gun when it's mounted on the roof.
     
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  7. Comilius

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    Hey, sorry to be bothering all of the designers here but I was wondering if any of you could design fillers for Blurr and SG Blurr that would help hold in the tab on the arm part that covers the hand? Covers for the rest of the lower arm, upper arm, hand and legs would in my humble, inexperienced and naive mind would be perfection.
     

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  8. Pcsolyar

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    ZX gun barely fits, only a sliver of the handle is in the port
     

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  9. C16

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    Thanks, that's enough to know I might as well try trimming the handle off.
     
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    After my experience with Abominus' TDW set, I just can't go in on this set.


    and bought! Keep up the amazing work.
     
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    Yeah, the Abominus set is pretty annoying. The thigh pieces don't stay in place, the shoulders are annoying and the feet fall apart if you cough in the same room as them. I basically put it on him, posed him on the shelf and don't go anywhere near him.

    I will, however, still buy the Seacons one because I'm OK with doing the same thing twice as I'm not much of a fan of Combiners. Too much faff for very little enjoyment.
     
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  12. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X i buy characters not collectibles

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    Someone else may have answered this already, but I got good results simply taking a pair of needlenose pliers and squeezing the pin into the leg (with some fabric around the blue plastic to avoid chewing it up) and then lightly brushing the hip and knee joints with Pledge/Future. Doesn't make the car mode peg together much better, but the legs at least will hold a pose and support his weight.
     
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  13. Hooper_X

    Hooper_X i buy characters not collectibles

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    well, a little tiny clasp wouldn't fit on his little tiny sculpted dog collar, so either you come up with another solution or you just don't give him the leash, which provides at least some play integration between Leadfoot and Steeljaw.

    I think it's cute, even if it's going to require me to sit down and paint the damned dog to match his owner now.
     
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    Sweet!
    My Go Better panels for MPM Prime just arrived. Can't wait to install them and see what's what...I love their stuff.
     
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    Quoting myself here to provide an update:
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    Well, thank you Go Better!
    Your ridiculously simple and inexpensive solution just made this my favorite MPM in my collection.


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    I mean, what more can you ask for? The quality is great and everything matches perfectly. Punching the pins was a bit of a pain, but doable in the end.
    So happy we have these solutions for these irritating design issues that surface.
     
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    Makes a big difference. I passed on this, because I'm on the hook for the DNA kit, but this is tempting. Nice work!
     
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    I ended up with a last minute addition to the kits that came out this week, this is another licensed kit by @Trigggerr, it's some antennae for Studio Series Gnaw![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Weirdly I had to change browser to be able to see those pictures.

    It did get me wondering if there is a potential alternative that would work for the Hasbro ones or replacement (non fragile) ones for the MFT ones - you just look at them funny and they snap. I think they needed to be metal or semi-flexible plastic to actually be usable really.

    That is a nice solution though for the studio series ones. Do they hold firmly ?
     
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  19. ckhtiger

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    Looks like there's going to be another Ark kit. Anyone know the manufacturer or cost?


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  20. daimchoc

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    Not necessarily another. They just added the articulated hands and cover for the Ark.
     
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