Haslab Unicron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by bearytrek, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    It's actually a tweet back to tfw, but the body if the tweet is
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  2. mechman22

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    I didn't realize this general discussion was that wide spread. (I need to get out more. hah).

    Yes same general ideas, it look like.

    A quick paint app is technically the most "complete" fix, but who will be the first to do it?...
     
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  3. GAUGE

    GAUGE Wargod ARTS

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    ah. now this makes far more sense now as to why the change.

    All the sudden the anger and rage I never had to begin with has left me and I suddenly feel peace and tranquility.

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  4. FredVIII

    FredVIII HUMAN GERM!

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    It has been discussed. Also discussed: painting the maw like the mock-up by @mechman22 here, which according to @Monari -- who has Unicron in hand -- would not run into any paint rub problems.
     
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  5. Hot Rod 1986

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    I'm not painting my Unicron. If someone offers a custom-painted piece that I could swap out I would consider that.
     
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  6. FredVIII

    FredVIII HUMAN GERM!

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    An understandable position.
     
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  7. Hot Rod 1986

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    I have no experience making molds, but I wonder if one could take out the piece, make a copy of it, custom paint the copy and install that in its place.
     
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    I was reading you post and almost swear you were gonna say copy and paste hahahahajajaja
     
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    tgg7979 I want the matrix

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    I agree with all of these, this option would’ve been just fine with me! One paint app is all it would’ve taken. So disappointing...
     
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    I hope Hasbro commemorates this whole era by introducing a new faction of Unicron heralds called "The Blue Maw."
     
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  11. mechman22

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    I foresee a Lucas film style 40th anniversary edit/release to Transformers The Movie, where the maw is blue. LOL
     
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    It’s nice to see everyone progressing appropriately on the Kubler Ross spectrum
     
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  13. mechman22

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    We may be in the gray transition area to acceptance, but its still possible to regress at this stage.
     
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    *Not a backer, so I have no skin in this*

    The blue maw doesn't really bother me. The unpainted lower teeth definitely do bother me, and while that is a pretty easy fix with a silver paint pen, I feel like making any sort of modification, no matter how small, to an expensive limited piece like this is a dicey prospect.
     
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    Same. I've said it before but I'll say it again because I want the idea to spread to someone who can actually make it happen: I think a third party could make a thin, plastic, fully removable cap piece to fill in between the teeth. I'd much prefer that to stickers which is the only other alternative for me.
     
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    If I may, for those who end up using the paint route, and assuming you find good success, would it be reasonable to ask to share the exact brand/color that you're using? I imagine that color match is going to be an issue for many, and getting clear instructions will be important to the less experienced.
     
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    I wonder if I could just cut out a piece of orange styrene to cover the blue. Attach it with blue sticker putty? Hard for me to say without having the toy in hand.
     
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    Yes, that is a valid concern most here likely have. Any unofficial "fixes" detract from a figure's perceived collectability, no mater how good it looks.

    I think this is why the push to have HasTak "make things right" got started. Its not a hard fix from what we can see, but its going to cost someone somehow (HasTak $$, Fan $$, brand loyalty).
     
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  20. stprime

    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    If there is anyone who is unhappy with this, especially if we have had dealings in the past, and is looking to sell their's please PM me. I had to pick between this and Snake Mountain.
     
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