Kingdom Ark

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  1. Cool Hand Lube

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    Not sure exactly what you're talking about, but mold release agents are sometimes present on figures and looks like oil or grease. You can wipe it off with something like Dawn dishsoap and water, and if the parts aren't painted you can also use isopropyl alcohol to remove it.
     
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    Appreciate the help
     
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    Sorry to necro the thread, but I picked up Nemesis at TFCon so I had to bring the Ark back out. I finally put on the DNA Design hands (I'd been displaying him in ship mode with the add-on filler parts) and that is a VAST improvement. Being able to really express and manipulate things, and hold pretty much anything, really improves the figure. I wish they had built in an extra joint at the base of the wrist so he could rotate his palms upward, like Iron Man firing his repulsors, but other than that they’re pretty much perfect.

    Now that I have a nearly screen-perfect Nemesis, I feel more of a need to improve the appearance of the Ark. I'm gonna get one of those top caps for it... does anybody know where I can get that fifth thruster kit?

    EDIT: Never mind, I went back and found it... it's the same guy who does the Unicron separation kits so it looks like I'm gonna go broke thanks to him LOL
     
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    battle in space!
     
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  7. Treadshot 2.0

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    I had it up there but the table was so cramped it didn’t give the impression of there being, well, space! Lol

    But I can take a picture of that too. Which Trypticon, fall of Cybertron or titans return?
     
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    Honestly, if you have both, might as well use both! haha!

    "HONEY. HELP ME CLEAR THE LIVING ROOM FLOOR. I've got... a project.."

    "... put the titan classes away."

    "but BAAAAABE"
     
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  9. Arduous

    Arduous Megatron Rules All

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    Still Loving this figure :dj 


    Bad ass spaceship…that becomes a huge RoBot…


    Super awesome. :music 


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  10. Treadshot 2.0

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    I picked up another ark and nemesis at an unbelievable price, and the ark came fully kitted up with the same perfect effect upgrades I had but also a mid ship upgrade that actually makes it look show accurate and covers the grey part. Plus they had custom painted mainframe And given him weapons (So when I get that Takara three pack with Optimus and jazz, I can have mainframe in robot mode, and TeleTran one, and a full bridge on the ark)! So now I have one displayed in vehicle mode and one in robot mode and I’m gaining a whole greater appreciation for the robot mode. It really does look cool, and he looks like the kind of robot that is not intended for Konkwest but for exploration. It’s not super aggressive looking, he almost has this iron giant vibe to him. Contrast that with Nemesis who looks like she is basically made of knives
     
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    Yep and both ships compliment each other, yin and yang. The ark a symbol of the autobots and the nemesis very much a symbol of the cons.

    The ark is really one of my favorite titans, even without any upgrades. It features arguably the smallest optimus prime and if you have the unicron starter pack you can add a few extras to the bridge. They really are tiny. Having a transforming teletraan-1 is the icing on the cake and I agree that he has an iron giant vibe to his robot mode.

    He's well worth getting and having his counterpart just adds to him.
     
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    I liked the ark without upgrades but I immediately felt like it really needed them. I didn’t like how the sides of the ship were just open and I didn’t like how it seemed like there was supposed to be another part on top that they eliminated for the budget. I can live with the four thrusters but five would’ve been better. Nemesis on the other hand is straight up flawless out-of-the-box. I can’t even think of an upgrade kit that would make it better. Maybe slightly better hands? I don’t know
     
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    I love the nemesis more than I thought I would having originally passed on her. That would've been a massive mistake. When my lcs got her back in I snapped her up on store credit. Going to set upa display with galvatron, shockwave, tarn and the nemesis.
     
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    Nice display! Which stand are you using for the Ark?
     
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    Close- it just a cheap Walmart Plate/picture stand


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