K-23 Kingdom Scorponok

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  1. Denbacoe

    Denbacoe Well-Known Member

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    I like him, but after transforming him I’m having an issue where the waist doesn’t seem able to tab in, meaning the chest won’t collapse right. Anybody know of a fix?
     
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    He'll need some thigh and forearm extenders to balance out the proportions, but this is a step in the right direction. Best part, all of these are easy to mod since they're all mushroom swivels, and after messing with him in hand they shouldn't interfere with the transformation too badly. The underside of the scorpion is already kind of a mess, so some leg extensions wouldn't hurt the scorpion mode any more than an unmodded one.
     
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    Scorponok: I'm not your Type.
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    The Scorpion and the Frog
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    Had to come to this thread to make sure I was transforming the underside right. Turns out I was. Boy, there's nothing satisfying about that underside. The sides don't peg to the underbelly leg and the back of that leg has a big gap between itself and the tail above it. It looks and feels unfinished.
     
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    Which is the better can opener, his teeth or his claws?
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    Guys why no one use the ab crunch it make the figure so much better
     

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    I do all the time. I think I locked the pelvis in once since getting the figure.
     
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    Scorponok: It's a Bunny Rabbit!
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    Don't know if you're still having this problem, but you solve this by making sure the two tabs on the back of the waist assembly plug into the torso. They should click in place, letting you know that you're good to go.
     
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    Got my copy. Sculpt is okay. Articulation in robot mode is good. Like how 1 joint for transformation can be used for ab crunch. Loose left arm joints and all the red legs for scorpion mode are loose. Transformation to scorpion mode feels incomplete and inadequate(not helped by the loose red legs on my copy). More development time and budget allocation could’ve helped substantially(I’d rather see more time and dev money put towards this rather than spent on for example, Wingfinger). This design has unused potential and you can tell small improvements would’ve made it so much better.
     
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    That's the frustrating thing about it. The potential. It's so close. Get that underbelly to clip together properly, get that leg and foot of the underbelly to close the gap to the rest of the scorpion, and just another piece or two and transformation step so the bot mode is taller.

    I mean, I do like it even with the flaws, but it's difficult to say that it feels like a finished figure.
     
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  13. Nemesisprime1975

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    Looking good.

    Scorponok should be here this week. I may partner him up with his big brother
     
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    Not a prefect but a good Kingdom addition.It is nice we got the character but we still need two more season 1 preds. He is a short round that's for sure but ways around that. It does have personality. Love his scorpion mode he grows in size and literally the fiq grows on you. It has great display presence in his beast mode
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    Hmm, this guy could definitely have used another pass. The torso thankfully doesn't look so square in person, but my real problem is the scorpion legs.

    For starters,the scorpion legs are surprisingly loose after Black Arachnia gave me hope that insect/arachnid legs in this line wouldn't be a loose mess. Not that it matters much, since it seems like they can barely touch the ground, and he just rests on his folded robot leg instead. And would it have been too much to have all the beast legs be separate pieces? The middle ones are fused with awful and unavoidable gaps due to the joint and the way it's sculpted. And it doesn't help how in robot mode, the design just seems to be "wad them up between the tail and the body, I dunno". Some guidance tabs, even just a couple to connect the rearmost legs to the tail would make the whole thing feel much more purposeful, even if the other 6 (well, 4 really) were still just wedged in wherever.

    Still, he's the best Scorponok we've got. Unlike Rhinox, where I was more than happy to stick with my solidly build LG-EX Rhinox and his excellent paint scheme, since I wanted Megatron's dumbest lacky, this is what I had to get. A bit like Kingdom Cheetor in that respect, but I suspect that we'll see another go at a mainline S1 Cheetor before we see another mainline BW Scorponok.
     
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    Got this guy at the weekend, he's a lot of fun

    I can totally understand people not being crazy about his height and proportions, especially with them not being accurate to anything, including the Kingdom show. Personally I don't mind them, though I was a bit surprised by just how short he is straight out of the box. I think the proportions are befitting of a character who while holding the rank of second-in-command is clearly just being another grunt

    The beast mode is definitely the highlight of this toy for me. It looks so cool, and it's a good size too. He's probably my second favourite of the beasts after Megatron, at least as far as alt. modes go. Trying to split the robot chest open for transformation is a bit of a hassle though, not sure if there's any tricks to it

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    I have them and like them fine. They mess up the transformation because you now just fold his legs back behind the beast mode, but it looks cool to me from the front because he now looks like he's all reared up to attack. The added height in robot mode is good, too.
     
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  20. Rotorstorm

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    Just some comparisons with the legends 3p version from a few months ago

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    The fact the leg doesn’t attach anywhere in beast mode really makes me consider that upgrade since the thighs are half as long as they need to be for human proportions (I know he’s alien robot scorpion but whatever)
     
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