KO MP-47

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by octobotimus, Apr 30, 2020.

  1. CigarJackal

    CigarJackal Cy-gar smoking beast warrior

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    TFD hasn't been replying to my emails.
    Last attempt, a few days ago, gave me a message that their mailbox was full.
     
  2. Jaguaratron

    Jaguaratron Well-Known Member

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    I dont think its a terrible idea to pick up the slightly better TT faces, I love this character and I think this mold is absolute genius and is my all time favourite Transformer but I couldnt bring myself to get an original due to its widespread issues, the KO for the money is epic imo and whats funny is TT is releasing "dirty" transformers now and calling them "premium finish"...... couldnt make it up...
     
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    Maybe I'll stick with this. I just looked and saw bbts selling for like 200. F that. I didn't know the faces were messed up. Mine look normal. Then again, faces I don't tend to look at much since they're so tiny and my close vision is crap lol. Yeah, "dirty" transformers are the worst. I hate when they do that to the mainline
     
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    is there a proper fix for the shoulders? where?
     
  5. atomD21

    atomD21 Not made of sterner stuff...

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    The easiest way to fix them to make tabbing easy is to shave or file down the ridge that they have to go over when tabbing or untabbing. You only have to do a little bit, less than a mm, but it makes a world of difference. I just used a file attached to a nail clipper, because that's what I had on hand at the time, and it worked really well. I imagine a more proper file would be even better!
     
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    Ah, that's exactly what I did, despite one of the shoulders needed a LOT of lining and still has been tough to click (and I wonder if I will ever be able to transform it back ever again)
     
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    Mine came with a defective tire... working with showstore to get a new one
     
  8. atomD21

    atomD21 Not made of sterner stuff...

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    Once I got mine filed down to where I could tab them, I tabbed and untabbed each one over and over again to make it just that much easier. Not sure if that will work for you, this figure is a case study in YMMV...
     
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  9. Nova Maximus

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    Ok, so I’ve gotten mine today, only problem is that the legs refuse to move at all. It’s like they’re frozen shut. Does anyone know how this could be fixed?
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  10. MegaMoonMan

    MegaMoonMan OFFICIAL MMM REP

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    It's paint locked. Just apply steady pressure right next to each joint and work them to move.

    The knees on mine were the same way, but I got them working.
     
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  11. Soundwave3k

    Soundwave3k TFW2005 Supporter

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    You can try heating up with a dryer a little bit first. Another option if nothing budges is to take his hips apart, hopefully unlock the paint lock, and put it back together.
     
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  12. Nova Maximus

    Nova Maximus Well-Known Member

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    Awesome that worked.
    Now for the knees.
    *Shivers*
     
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    Mine looks weird.

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    In all honesty, the quality is pretty good! Similar to the KO MP Sideswipe in plastic feeling, not quite as nice as KO MP Wheeljack. I forced the knees open and there is some paint residue but it's nothing too serious. Oh and shipping with Show.z took 17 days so I'm impressed. Thanks everyone!
     
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  14. Multra Agnus

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    Is there a thread dedicated to upcoming KO’s?

    does anyone know which MP’s are getttkng KO’d Next?
     
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    Yeah you mistransformed the hands. Otherwise spot on.
     
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    Now we know it's MP32 and the red version of it.
     
  17. Chrischzz

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    Ha.. Received the replacement part from Show Z this weekend.

    Too bad that instead of the steeringwheel they have sent me another Spike figure. =)
     
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    Got mine today, in know you get your good ko's and bad ones (had my fair share) loved his vehicle mode took lots of pics as probably be the last time I see him in it.
    I'd seen plenty of reviews to know he was a bit of a pickle to transform so left his spare wheel, petrol can and gun turret off to try and make it easier, can not get all the panels on his legs and feet to line up flush lits of quite sitely gaps, maybe I'm meant to not take those bits off then it will tab in better to them?

    Then it was the shoulders that really got me I ended up watching 5 different people transform just that part and the tabbing in bit. Still dont get what it clicked into but did on both sides one is nicely locked in but one is not the shoulder but the wheel arch that swings up will not stab in? So the whole arm swings around loosely despite the shoulder bit clicking in? Even tried tighting the screw for the for the floppy wheel arch
    Both arms are really loose he cant even hold up his hologram gun and projector cone piece. The rest of the transformation is fine, makes sense and works.
    He has great look up motion but as soon as you try turning his head while doing this just doesn't want to go without making him look back down which seems a bit of a waste to me. Oh and one of his knees just will not bend trying really carefully but in fear of it snapping. I will consider it's down to paint like the above posts but cant even get a slight wiggle out of it to start working the paint out if thats what it is.
    I recieved transform element Mirage at the same time and was vastly impressed with the feel and solidness of him straight out the box I guess I was hoping Hound would of been the same solid build.
     
  19. Impactor666

    Impactor666 Well-Known Member

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    As I said I live the vehicle mode, I put on the original first g1 cartoons while I was messing around with him as he was a very main character in those and he does fit the bill perfectly.
    Unfortunately I was so tired last night that his transformation issues wiped me out so had no energy left to take many robot pictures and just genuinely disappointed with so many bits that wouldn't lock into place, sit tight, gaps and loose joints 20210908_075326.jpg 20210907_214939.jpg 20210908_071642.jpg 20210908_001547.jpg 20210908_071622.jpg 20210908_064315.jpg 20210908_001527.jpg 20210908_064256.jpg 20210908_064240.jpg 20210908_064222.jpg 20210908_075435.jpg 20210908_064204.jpg 20210908_075414.jpg 20210908_064147.jpg 20210907_214529.jpg 20210908_075358.jpg 20210908_064124.jpg 20210908_075344.jpg
     
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    As someone who has owned 2 copies of the original Takara release (both with hinges/panels that cracked and crumbled- then having the annoying process of shipping back to Amazon JP) I highly recommend this KO. This is far more the quality build that this design deserves. The strength of the plastic actually feels like it will hold up, and no longer afraid to transform for fear of breaking. Thanks, KO-guys. Takara- shame on you. :) 
     
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