Keith's Fantasy Club EAVI Metal Citizen Stack (MP Ultra Magnus)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. Raiju

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    Looks decent but the colors (blue is way too dark/deep and similar to the Transformazing armor add-on; I'd prefer it to be a lighter sky blue as per G1) and the size (it's too big) are the stumbling blocks for me. Some of the aesthetics are strange too (like the ridges, as was pointed out; KFC taking a page from the MMC playbook there with too many ridged tech detailing?).

    And with MP-22 around the corner, not sure where this thing is supposed to be displayed or if there's enough interest to make the project financially worthwhile.
     
  2. Dormamu

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    That is a gorgeous piece of artwork. I hate to say it though, but I'd rather support Takara's efforts on this one, but if there were no other competitors, I'd choose this. I love that sleek top to the truck cab, and the efficient little G1 nods on the legs to the original.
     
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    190 = pass pass
     
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    Looks good. Couple of things I don't like are the cab sticking out of the back as much as it does, almost seems unfinished to me. Second, if it is going to fit in the MP line, it needs to have that gloss like finish to it, it can't be straight molded plastic with a couple paint details here and there. Just my opinion.

    This however does make me more interested to see what TT pulls off with their partsforming Magnus.

    Good that there's options, but to me, this is not MP worthy, though I'm glad there are those that like it and are willing to support it.
     
  5. Scaleface

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    No, ends up he can't hold a driver.
     
  6. G1Jetfire

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    Looks great, but I'll patiently wait for MP UM to become available.

    Edit: "Citizen Stack" is an interesting choise for a name considering it was Robert Stack who voiced UM in the '86 movie
     
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    Want to see the original diaclone color version! :) 
     
  8. JohnRedcorn

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    It was a Voyager I could consider, but since there is an official masterpiece version coming out, most people would pass off on this.
     
  9. N_M_S

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    Well, I put in my order. Guess we'll see what happens…
     
  10. Thundershot

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    As others have said, if it were Voyager or Ultra (get it? Ultra? Magnus? *snort*) I'd likely bite. Not at this size when we have a real MP Magnus around the corner.
     
  11. trebleshot

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    Looks nice, but I'm good with my preorder for MP-22.

    Agreed.
     
  12. Dark Skull

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    $190? With MP-22 only about $30 or $40 more. Well, that just about does it for me :)  MP-22 it is.
     
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    Actually, current price on TFSorce has it at 90USD more than KFC's. Saying that, there is no offical price yet but they are probably basing that somewhat on MP-10.
     
  14. Dark Skull

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    Wait...are you saying I can buy it directly from KFC for $100? If so, where?
     
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    i hope the MP matrix can fit in his chest :) 
     
  16. MEGATRON__210

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    interesting they have announced him and plan to release him all within 30 days. Looks like they are trying to get any money they can before the im sure superior Masterpiece Ultra Magnus coming in a year or so. Just taking a quick glance at the pic, he looks ok. Looks to be mostly plastic and very little die cast metal. I will keep a eye for reviews and go from there but im pretty sure i will be passing.
     
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    Needs a big hammer.

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    If this wasn't Masterpiece scaled I would buy it in a second.
     
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    Not a fan of how tall his head is, yet how thin it is from front to back. Also, not sure I'm liking how thin the red part of his torso is with the cab sticking out from the sides.

    Definitely going to have to wait on an in-hand review and, maybe, pics of MP-22.

    Funny, how more discerning of 3rd Party products I have become as the industry has gotten more and more refined. I was ridiculously excited for City Commander back in the day, yet Citizen Stack looks to be so much better executed, is way bigger and a much better representation of a G1 Magnus and I'm just "so-so" about him at this point. If City Commander was even close to what Citizen Stack is back then, I probably would have had a heart attack due to sheer amazement.

    OT: This Fuzzy World theme and color change is physically hurtful to my eyes. Wow.
     
  20. zfarsh

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    So, it looks like KFC is going away from their original color scheme and approaching that of G1 art / Masterpiece. I kinda liked the updated headsculpt on the art and the colors too as it differentiated it from the official G1 look, which we will be getting from Takara / Hasbro. Also, the pics are not showing the nice toes in the original drawing, that had ankle tilt. Oh well, guess someone who doesn't want official one can just go with this I guess, but I though the price was going to be closer to 150 $ for some reason, not sure why though, but I do remember KFC saying it will be significantly cheaper than Takara.
     

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