Magic Square MS-B30 Jet Fighter Team Coneheads

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  1. mark4flair

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    ^Finally, shipped June 5th arrived August 10th, +or- 65 days in transit.

    Ride or die with Magic Square.

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    Decent set, semi janky like their Seekers but I was kind of expecting that.

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    Put some stickers on them and put them on my non-ark cons/post 84'/semi-season 2 shelf.
     
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  2. UltraMagnusLRLL

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    After a long bit of consideration....

    ...I need these guys. I really never gave them a chance, based on a few renders I saw... The Wings, especially Dirge and Thrust... They just seemed WAY too big. But after seeing more pics and reviews, I think they will look great alongside my NA primary Seekers; these appear to be roughly the same height as the MFT FighterClub squad, and that fits with the "narrative" going on in my display. Bonus, I prefer Thrust's wings to be higher up his back; I know how he's portrayed everywhere, but I really like that look for him.
     
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    Why didn't you choose the NA coneheads to go with your NAs?
     
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    UltraMagnusLRLL Occasional Jam-Band Drummer

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    Honestly, I like mixing it up. Do you remember the Dreamwave War Within comics? Don Fig's designs for the three "tetra-jet" Seekers were different for each of Starscream, Skywarp, and Thundercracker. The robot modes were similar enough to still be the same general shape, and they transformed into the same alt mode, but different conversions, different parts on each. I thought that concept was Fascinating. So I try to homage that idea in my collection.

    Plus, there are different things to like about each company's Seeker designs. I like what both companies do so I try to buy products from each.
     
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    I'm selling these guys if you haven't picked them up yet. I literally just got them so they're pretty much brand new other than me putting the null rays into the ports on the arms.

    EDIT: Just realized Ramjet is missing a pin in his wing...still holds by friction but man...that's a bummer.
     
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    DRATZ!!! I would have preferred to buy from a fellow collector, but I picked these guys up from ToyDojo last week. I also noticed that Ramjet does have a loose pin in the wing... If you live near a Science and Surplus store they should be able to help you find something that would be a suitable replacement for that...
     
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    This is a great tip on the pin! I"m glad you were able to get them. Toydojo is my go-to for all things TFs. Fantastic service and super quick shipping.
     
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    I already asked in another thread, but my request belongs over here. Does anyone have the pre order weapons for the MS Coneheads and is willing to sell them? Please let me know if that's the case :thumbs2: 

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    I got you. DM sent.:thumb :thumb 
     

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  10. Staldo

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    Okay, just got these three, pack included the specialized weapons and starscream parts in addition to the generic seeker guns. Very pleased overall.. Just to clarify, rear landing gear are vestigial from the non conehead seekers right? I can’t figure any way they can actually fold down in vehicle mode with the knee pads in the way.
     
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  11. NOCV

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    Yeah, sorry bud, MST fucked up the landing gear on these and their Seekers.

    I modeled some replacement gear for the seekers, but was not able to find a way to correct the oversight of unlandable planes in the conies.
     
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    So the OG seekers from MST also have this problem? With Thrust I assume he has VTOL, Dirge and Ramjet are screwed it seems.
     
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    No, you can use the landing gear on MST's Starscream, Thundercracker, and Skywarp. They're just not supposed to have 4 sets of landing gear.
     
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    Mail arrived from black friday sale

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    Nice loot
     
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    I never ordered any coneheads when they came out from either NA or MS, so looking at these to go with my seekers collection (NA). How do these hold up next to NA? I’m not worried if they are a little bigger as I’ve always thought the coneheads (in my head cannon) should be a little larger than the seekers. Cheers
     
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    much better now

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    If anyone has the preorder weapons for these figures and is willing to sell them to me, please let me know!
     
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    Looking for the Pre-order weapons, PM me if you want $$$ for them.

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    Or if anyone has made copy of them for printing I'd be up to pay for the blueprints so I could have shapeways print a set.