Listing for selects autobot multipack.

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jan 6, 2024.

  1. seawatch

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    Sunstreaker, Hound, and Jazz were perfect in my set. It’s AMAZING how much better Jazz feels with opaque plastic.

    Wheeljack and especially Trailbreaker had issues.
    Wheeljack’s chest plate couldn’t lay flat in alt mode. There were two main issues. The top of the chest needed to be sanded down a bit so it could clip into the slot for it on the hinge which swings it down for alt mode. The second issue was with this hinge- It was molded way too large to lay correctly on his waist piece and needed to be sanded dramatically. It went from a convex shape to a concave shape before being functional. I never had that issue on ER Wheeljack nor on Slicer, so I was surprised. Regardless, he works perfect after reshaping and cleaning that one piece.

    Trailbreaker was the real problem. The joints his shoulders connect to (the ones that fold down and become the side windows in truck mode) had negative clearance. They simply could not and would not fold down. To remedy this, I used varying grits of sandpaper to reduce the amount of plastic on those pieces, which was easy in robot mode given the grooves between them and the rest of the chest. I then used a hobby knife to remove plastic from the parts of the side windows housed in his chest to create enough clearance for the shoulders to freely swing down. Any stress marks were treated with a thin layer of Mr. Cement S to both re-darken the plastic and add new reinforcement. With all of that done, he functions perfectly and looks great with the only change to his appearance being a second set of small gaps in the truck windows (above the mushroom peg slots, widened from what was previously just a transformation panel line).

    Fantastic, fantastic set but the issues on those two took it down a notch and I can only recommend the box if you’re prepared to do some modeling work to fix QC problems you may encounter.
     
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  2. Neko-bot77

    Neko-bot77 Face it, we're doomed.

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    There's a slightly visible gap between the 2 pieces of my Jazz's head. Hound had a bit of sprue left on the top of the windshield. Other than that, not bad QC.
     
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    I got kinda unlucky with my Sunstreaker, it seems a pin joint in his right leg was misaligned, and as a result the leg won't lock into place in bot mode, and the window section doesn't sit flush and align with anything in vehicle mode. In addition to that one of the wheels is messed up, one of the prongs that holds it in place was warped and snapped off and as a result the wheel won't turn. Trying to get in contact with customer support to see what i can do but i'm really disappointed as this was one of the main reasons i was getting this set.
     
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    Ganon2099 We're all gonna die

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    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    Ganon2099 We're all gonna die

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    He is still coming this year. Now they have a prime or multiple Primes in each size class but Core coming this year

    We are also supposed to get a rerun of Armada Prime and SG prime
     
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  9. Sideswipe80

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    Ah I see. I’m really excited to see what 86 Prime looks like. I’ll give my son the earthrise version.
     
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    makes me glad I ebayed mine last month.
     
  12. Sataninjaku

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    That OP sold out w/ a quickness.
     
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  13. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    I laugh when people post walls of text telling Hasbro to stop making toys of A-listers, and then another today happens
     
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    Y'all don't fall for the Earthrise Prime reissue. It's just Hasbro trying to get that mold out one last time before revealing Commander 86 Prime.
     
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    Those stock renders are interesting -- OP has the blue inner legs from his Walmart release. Actual change to this version, or a render error?
     
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    Huh, peculiar. I'm not the biggest fan of Earthrise Optimus myself (the robot mode proportions and deco are way too compromised for my liking as well as the dinky trailer, I honestly prefer Siege Optimus' robot mode even with all the kibble) but its nice that they're giving it one last hurrah before the SS86 one comes out so people who initially missed out can grab one without having to pay the extortionate aftermarket prices!
     
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    Glad I already got an ER Prime. I guess they're getting one last use of the mold before the 86 version releases.
     
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    How does Hasbro decide between a reissue in previous packaging with previous branding and a package refresh?

    It seems completely random when Origin Bee is getting a Legacy United box but this guy is seemingly getting an Earthrise box (the way Jetfire has been released in a Siege box multiple times).
     
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    It selling out shows people any optimus prime sells
     
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  20. flux convoy

    flux convoy RIP Botcon.

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    Take the OP talk to an appropriate thread. This isn't it.
     
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