Haslab Unicron

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  1. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    Unless the movie is inanely popular and a massive success to the level of something like endgame, very unlikely. Selling the nostalgic one was hard enough for them.
     
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  2. msol

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    Yeah man it freaks me out a bit every time I transform him. Same with the shoulders. Feels like I'll sheer the plastic off one day.
     
  3. xKAINxCAINx

    xKAINxCAINx Goonies Never Die!

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    Trying to decide if I should keep him in robot mode, or transform him to planet mode for the arcade room (especially when the black lights are on with usb drive projecting stars on the Ceiling and wall is turned on) Also rearranging what figures to display near him.
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  4. firmpulse

    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    He'd look great in planet mode, maw slightly open above one of your DK games. Throw some red LEDS to light him from below
     
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  5. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    That's a sweet room! I think you can't go wrong with him in either mode, his presence is like none other in both forms.
     
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    have we completely ruled out a second unicron yet? that way you get the best of both fantastic modes. but also at the same time you let everyone know just how crazy you really are.
     
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  7. xKAINxCAINx

    xKAINxCAINx Goonies Never Die!

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    So I transformed him back to Planet mode after 40 min xD Problem is the rings are slightly too tall to display on top of the arcade machines, so I’m just getting a sturdy shelf installed and will display it that way. Until then just have him sitting on the Donkey Kong cocktail arcade.

    I also might be able to take the bottom wood off the arcade machines (they are just standard 2x4) and add less thick wood so they are slightly shorter, just enough so Unicron can fit on top. Problem is I’m lazy xD whichever happens at least I’ll be able to display him proper. Planet mode is equally impressive, it’s so cool there are blast effects ports all over him.

    Went ahead and turned on the black lights/usb that projects stars to get an idea how it might look once set up on a shelf. Might even add more planets/details on the walls to make it pop. So far I like it!

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    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    UHHHHHHHHHHM...Where can I can the black light star projector??? I need that NOW. (looks cool btw. Also really dig the painting.)
     
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  9. xKAINxCAINx

    xKAINxCAINx Goonies Never Die!

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    Thanks so much!

    I’ll look into where My Uncle got the usb star projector from (was a gift from him) and where I got the black lights from (I know Amazon but they were specific ones that can change lighting from dim-bright) soon as I know I’ll get you links :) 
     
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  10. firmpulse

    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    Awesome. I appreciate it.
     
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  11. Swoop Dogg

    Swoop Dogg Hi Yukio!

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    I though that was a G1 Lazerbeak painting in the background when I first saw it.
     
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  12. firmpulse

    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    And now that's all I can see.
     
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    Quick question: I finally mustered up the courage to transform to Robot mode and I have a question about how the sliding panel should tab in after I lock the backpack into place. I can’t for the life of me get it to slide all the way down into the designed slots with the 2 side locked in place. It’s like 95% there but just not going all the way down.
     

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    I been waiting someone uses it as a disco ball and this is close enough.
     
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  15. firmpulse

    firmpulse milliradian practitioner

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    First things first...you have the greatest screen name I've seen in a while.

    If you've already tried this, sorry. But it really will fix it. Unpeg the side clips (shown in your photo 4) and check the way you have the backpack collapsed. You probably do not have it positioned right. The top area needs to have a cant. You'll know it's correct because IT WILL slide down and clip on easily. Also slide the pack down BEFORE you secure the clips. It's hard to explain. But I spent a stupid amount of time on two occasions with the same issue. Ask anything else you need to and I'll do my best to help. Feel free to PM.

    PvP's video shows a side view of this step. It may help you see the correct positioning. Skip ahead to the 19 minute mark.

     
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    Haha thank you for the name compliment. It's a nickname that stuck with me like 20 years ago and I haven't let it go since.

    I will give it another whirl this weekend! I'll freeze frame PvP on my iPad as I go along. Thanks for the assist!
     
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  17. xKAINxCAINx

    xKAINxCAINx Goonies Never Die!

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    Sorry it took so long but here’s links to the lights/usb I have


    Black Lights
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0B8BHJH2V/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    USB with stars
    https://www.amazon.com/BlissLights-Starport-Theatre-Lighting-Ambiance/dp/B07K5LSJCC/ref=sr_1_3?crid=33F7XAYLP5AD4&keywords=usb+plug+in+laser+star+field&qid=1685731785&sprefix=usb+plug+in+laser+star+feild,aps,87&sr=8-3


    I am still reworking the arcade room display. Ended up putting Unicron on top of a glass case display (haven’t put the shelves inside or set up figures in it yet)
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    Thanks man. I appreciate it!

    That's looking awesome!
     
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    John TheDestroyer Cognitive ability of a rock

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    Out of curiosity, as I do not own the figure, can be stand or be posed without support in robot mode? Or does he pretty much need to stay on the stand at all times?
     
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  20. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    He can stand and pose without it, it's just recommended to have him plugged in just in case. Expensive figure and all that. But yeah it can fully support itself just fine, he has some solid ratchets in those legs.
     
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