KOs for MP-11 Skywarp/Thundercracker/Starscream/Coneheads + Variants

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by ChromeMagnus, Jan 11, 2016.

  1. Tazman66gt

    Tazman66gt Well-Known Member

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    BBTS has 2 of the coneheads for $85 and Dirge for $100 plus tax, and should be $4 shipping with being over $150 on the order, might get you in at under $100 a piece and they would be official, if that's the way you want to go. just trying to get all of the options out there.
     
  2. knightmare6

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    Ugh, damn it! The left hip and leg on my KBB Skywarp completely disintegrated when I picked him up :/

    On the plus side... now I have a pair of extra tail fins for an incomplete Seeker I was looking to repaint once time frees up...

    Literally just saw that, LOL! I hope it's true! I'd be down for a Hotlink, but I plan to repaint one of my spare MP11 figures into Bitstream
     
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    Oops! Yeah, I was referring to TF-Direct. I'll be fixing that post right now.
     
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    I have no real attachment to the characters so paying close to a hundred for each isn't something I'm in to. Mostly need them to bulk out the Decepticon army. I was originally planning to go with yes model but those guys are a $100 a pop as well, so I'll settle with KBB.
     
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    I got all three. The wings are a tad bit heavy, causing them to flop in jetmode (botmode they tab so they are ok) and I had the landing gear hatch break on Dirge.

    Same reasoning as mine.

    I do have the KBB TC and SW, other than inspecting them though I havent transformed them, they are still in the boxes.

    o_O o_O o_O o_O 
     
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    I actually asked in the ShowZ thread, and he said they got recent updates from YesModel about their release

    Yeah, when I picked it up, the silver waist on the right side, where the hip skirt and leg would connect, literally just broke apart into a few pieces. Mind you the figure has never been dropped or handled roughly. KBB figures have been reported in the past of having similar issues, but I never experienced it until now... :cry 

    I actually replaced Starscream with KBB's, plus have a Thundercracker as well... so I guess I have to watch those two carefully now too...
     
  7. Isa0

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    Are there different versions of YM Skywarp and Thundercracker like Starscream? I recently got a copy where Skywarp has a bunch of tampos while the Thundercracker is bare.
     
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    The reissue (from 2018) of YM Skywarp and Thundercracker has tampos on them. Your YM Thundercracker is a copy from the first run.
     
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    The reissues of both ym skywarp and thundercracker had the white/silver tempos all over.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Is there a way to tighten the sliding leg? One leg on my Skywarp collapses really easily.
     
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    I wonder if hotlink and bitstream will have the tampos.
     
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    had to reread that last comment...
     
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    The plastic is definitely not as sturdy feeling as YES Model, but overall I like this KBB better than the last YES Model I had.
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    Sorry for the bad pics...
     
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    Anyone have any idea what I can use to remove the Panel lines of YM Starscream? I think I'm ready to see SS w/o them. Funny,if it was plain I'd want the Panel lines and now since I have the panel lines I want it removed lol
     
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    Sell it and buy the non-panel lined version they came out with a little while ago?
     
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    how difficult would it be to remove all the "no step" junk all over some of these? I like real to life alt modes but that takes things a bit too far, almost as bad as the Zeta aerialbots.
     
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    The only way I know is nail polish remover, but I have no idea what that would do to the white plastic, and then it could potentially get onto other parts of him, and then theres the thing where it might not fully remove it, and you'll have a potentially sloppy look to the wings and such. IDK, I personally feel it would be a safer bet to sell off the one you have and get a new one.
     
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    I certainly hope not. Hopefully they focus on getting the lavender and aqua blue colors correct.

    The Botcon 2013 Rainmakers come to mind. They can skip the white thighs though.
     
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