Generations Selects Seacons in color

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by PoweredConvoy, Aug 1, 2019.

  1. Predaconforever

    Predaconforever Well-Known Member

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    Soo they make new feet and practically make a bunch of stuff to make him a thicc boy, but they couldn't make new hands? Or at least some way to make an attachment for the sixth seacon to be used as a gun with the new hands? So they're just not making hands
     
  2. ziltama

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    Well, you can use the 5mm peg on the handstand to hold the Seacon. However, Targetmaster mode in general is utter fail as adding the weight of a deluxe at the end of the combiner limb will cause it to topple over (even if the elbow is locked)...unless used as a cane.
     
  3. T-Hybrid

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    And if, after all this, Piranacon still can't hold a Deluxe gun...is the upgrade kit worth it?
     
  4. MasterScale

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    I'm not doubing you either of you, I'm just trying to figure this out, but if the elbow peices are inteneded to replace the arm bot's thighs and legs, then where do the ball joints on the elbow peices go? It's the waist of the arm bot that has the ball joints. And from there, as @shadowbug was pointing out, the elbow peices are too narrow to simply wrap around the existing legs... I'm confused at the moment trying to figure it out.

    I was excited about this at first - mostly for the thigh beefer-uppers and the sword that I don't have to worry about breaking. And the new, wider feet. I also feel the existing chest on the stock figure is just fine. Really if this set was just the thigh enhacers, the sword and better heel spurs/feet that fit Tentakill be I'd be fine.
     
  5. shadowbug

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    The ball joints on the elbow pieces would connect to the legs and they would be collapsed like in alt mode...instead of extended.
     
  6. MasterScale

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    I hope you don't mind me asking, but I was wondering - since you seem to be knowledgable on the subject of repairs based off other posts of your's that I've seen - do you have any advice on how to fix the dreaded crack that happens at the 5mm port on the trident 'wing' pieces? I was just looking at my set and saw it. It was soooo fine I almost didn't see it, but I caught it somehow. Glad I did.
     
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  7. gpilkay

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    What I've done myself is very gently press the peg in enough to see the crack, put some super glue in, and take the peg out FAST to let the socket close with glue in the crack. Wipe everything off with a super dry napkin to get rid of residue, superglue reacts to any moisture. Once the socket totally dries, I've used a small cylindrical stone (sandpaper on a dowel works too) to open the socket a bit, to make it looser so it won't crack again. This is just what I've done, there may be a better way.
     
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  8. ziltama

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    Forgot to answer. @gpilkay has the right idea. Those are the worst to fix. I can do a completely stable fix, but I don't think a lot of people would want to try. This would also fix any port that is oversized.

    My basic strategy: fill in cracked port with a hard resin, let fully cure, and then drill in a new 5mm port. The opposite side of the crack can be reinforced with tape to prevent leakage but you still want some resin to get into the crack itself. Harder resins generally take a while to fully harden (curing is one time frame, actual hardening is another much longer time frame). Even resins that can cure in several minutes may need a week to fully harden. Using an oven can speed that up to a few hours.

    A simpler idea, although not as stable, is like what gpiikay says but instead use clear 5min epoxy (misnomer if using very tiny amounts). Clean up any excess right away. After it cures, do not touch for at least a day (better to wait several days) before doing any further trimming of excess and plugging a peg in it. The problem with these cracks is that you can't rough up the surfaces of the crack to allow for epoxy to bind better.
     
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    Thank you, both of you :) 
     
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    Did some of these go back in stock and sell out again?
     
  11. ziltama

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    So far, I've seen Gulf go back in stock at TFSafari but not the others.

    There's numerous used options, of course.
     
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    Well I notice on pulse a couple have been moved to the first 2 pages so I guess we shall see
     
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    But they're SOLD OUT
     
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    And here I thought we had a new page in the comic.
     
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    Is there a way to use the extra guns to make a mono-pod?
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    Yeah, probably. There's a lot of extra ports and all the pew pews can combine in various ways.
     
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  18. Automorpher

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    Screenshot_20200719-183941_WhatsApp.jpg

    Sharing this since nobody brought it up...Yet.

    Information shared to me in the month of May.
     
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  19. Fenrys

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    I'd doubt a ko is coming honestly, none of the lg-ex figures ever got a ko
     
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    Still waiting to hear confirmations from another party dwelling in China (these guys are active in discussions over KO products) so hopefully it's a false alarm.
     
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