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

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

  1. Kung Fu Roo

    Kung Fu Roo Well-Known Member

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    you are correct.. great price.. but at the same time, im pricing to sell. i dont need every cent, i could ask for more, but im not that guy....even thoughg its baiscally new, im selling its used with depreciation like a 02 corolla .. i just want enough so when i drop 5-600 on hardware i dont feel guilty

    reduced its to 89.99 AUD. bought a dual cpu xeon rig.. so i know where i need to be to break even on the deal.

    damn even at 89.99 no one wants to bite during the holiday season... so 79.99 AUD it goes... if it doesnt sell in 1-2 days im keeping it.. f that..
     
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  2. knightmare6

    knightmare6 Reflector In Disguise

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    KBB just seems to be shit in general with the figures. I had a Skywarp from them that was broken at the waist. Eventually got a replacement part and was fine for over year. A few months ago I picked it up and the waist crumbled! Recently re-ordered one... same F'in thing! Yes Model is so much better, but the thing I like about the KBB ones is the waist modification they did with their mold.

    Luckily between the broken KBB figures, I was able to repair Skywarp, as well as reinforce the waist pieces first before reassembling using thin applications of acrylic glue. Now prayers I never need to replace!

    Although I haven't had issues with my Skywarp or Starscream... yet...
     
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  3. ChromeMagnus

    ChromeMagnus Well-Known Member

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    From what I've gathered, when it comes to the original 3 non-conehead seekers from KBB, Starscream has the best quality.
     
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  4. Somechump

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    Finally finished modifying the Takara flight stands to take all my Toyworld coneheads.
    IMG_20191205_114254.jpg

    They fit better with the originals now.
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  5. octobotimus

    octobotimus Decepticon Intelligence

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    been thinking of buying either the kbb or TW coneheads for the jets.... these images aren't helping me hold back from that.....
     
  6. transformer_78

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    looking great. Can you show what modification you made to make them work? Thanks
     
  7. Somechump

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    I cut apart the Toyworld adapter and glued it to the Takara stand.
    Works for both jet and robot mode.
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  8. transformer_78

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    Smart!
     
  9. Kung Fu Roo

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    i did a quick bs review on 2 off them on my sign page. just bot mode.. my dirge is igear. just home page and scroll down youll see my transformer playlist.
     
  10. tigatron2002

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    im curious if there is any word on yes model or someone else doing a ghost starscream? im aware of the official masterpiece, but ive heard its kind of crap and was hoping for something a bit lower in price. i know yes model did a clear purple seeker
     
  11. lobsterclaw

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    Just got the ko for MP11sw. Took several attempts because I kept running into ebay scammers even though their ratings were good. Finally got a legit one.

    Haven't had a chance to transform it yet cuz I got it at work, but just on first impression it's a vast improvement over MP11. I see some minor paint mess ups and some parts feel a tad loose, but it feels a lot more solid than MP11.

    (And I got it for a cheaper price than MP11... jeez I wish I could have that purchase back.)
     
  12. Snaku

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    Hadn't touched my KBB Thundercracker in months. Last time I did, one of go arm cannons' socket joint was cracked with the ball sitting in there very loosely. Took him out and reposed him last week, then noticed a huge crack right through his shoulder. Seems he suffers from GPS and he's not even gold plastic.
     
  13. lobsterclaw

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    Tried to transform mp11sw into jet mode for the first time... Pulled him in half! The torso connects to the hip by a pin it seems. It wasnt like this with even mp11. Had to head out so no time to figure it out yet. Meanwhile he is lying around in two pieces like a magician sawed him in half.
     
  14. lobsterclaw

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    Turns out one piece that covers the rear turbines must have gotten damaged as it is shorter than the other. I am sure it arrived lke this because i checked a pic i took when i first got it and the prob was present. I just disnt notice becaise it is not very noticeable.

    20191223-173609
     
  15. ChromeMagnus

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    Uploaded the pic for ya. :)  Is this the straight up Takara KO? Doesn't look like Yes Model/BB7.
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  16. lobsterclaw

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    It's the regular KO.

    I am still trying to find a glue that will glue the two halves back together. Latest try is gorilla clear glue. I am leaving it in plane mode to (hopefully) keep the key areas in contact with each other for a few days to let the glue dry completely.

    Fingers crossed.

    The MP11 mode does look good, but I haven't really felt good about either the MP11 or MP11sw ko due to the QC probs. Even if I bought from a different seller, probably would have gotten one with either same or different probs. Seems like a big % of them have probs.