Make Toys Cross Dimension MTCD01P - Metallic Striker Manus

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Black Convoy, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Banatine

    Banatine Well-Known Member

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    Him coming with his own version of the Noir Weapon pack will be a DEFINITE deal maker for some now.

    It’s also nice to see that the metallic finish isn’t overpowering, like those ugly plated premium gundam kits.

    I’m VERY happy that my Noir will finally have someone to fight :) 
     
  2. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style I'm boney. I'm boney; Leave me aloney! TFW2005 Supporter

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  3. Nemesis251

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    Thank you Maketoys!!! You finally gave us what Manus was missing. Black rifle!
     
  4. Kuma Style

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  5. calubin175

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    Are the black gun and energon axe the only newly introduced weapons? How were they packaged? Is the black gun the same mould as the Striker Cannon?

    I assume the model kit sprue weapons aren't painted so they should fit the unpainted Striker Manus as well.

    About the looseness, people have been complaining about Maketoys QC since Thunder Manus and Divine Shooter. Maybe they changed factories? But Stealthwing seemed fine.
     
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  6. OptionZero

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    You should watch the review again

    Weapons are on sprues like Noir

    Only the axe is new

    thunder Manus wasn't loose. There was like one hip joint that was loose, but held fine

    Divine shooter wasn't loose due to QC - I put it entirely on design. It's a pile of armor parts meant to come apart, insufficient locking tabs designed into it
     
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  7. calubin175

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    Oh, I see. Kuma made his own colour combinations.

    So in terms of packaged sprue weapons colours:

    Runner A=shotgun, submachinegun etc
    Runner B=striker cannon, beam saber hilt, katana etc
    Runner C=clear parts

    Striker Noir has
    black runner A, gray runner B, red runner C.

    Legendary Toys Striker Manus KO has
    black runner A, gray runner B, orange runner C.

    Striker Manus Premium has
    gray runner A, black runner B, orange runner C.

    Hmm, so they did offered another layer of differentiation from the KO in addition to using the energon axe.


    I do have multiple copies of Noir but don't intend to use them, so I will just stick to the colours given.

    I look forward to photos in terms of how the black weapons fit Striker Manus. The axes and windvane gun barrel are still gray though.

    I might opt to have Noir to have all gray weapons and have Manus with all black weapons.

    We still need clear blue and clear yellow/orange like Shattered Glass for Ultra Magnus and SG Prime repaints.
     
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  8. Chainlink

    Chainlink No real than you are

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    Seeing how good he looks in metallic just makes me envision how amazing Rioter would look with the same treatment...
     
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    Already had him preordered, but having the weapons pack is a sweet bonus! Now I just need to figure out some way to get Noir without bankrupting my wallet...
     
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    Thunder Erebus and Thunder Manus did have gray and black rifles respectively, so a colour change is welcomed.
     
  11. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    I said it before but I suspect they only did this to get a final use of the mold in thanks to the rampant KOs while also sprucing it up to make it desirable over them. The final result is very pretty and the weapon kit is a good cherry on top. Ultimately he would stand out too much from the rest of the stuff I have standing around Striker Manus. I really hope they follow through on a Rioter Despotron Premium color version though. All that grey plastic just looks unfinished and was my single biggest complaint with the mold.
     
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    Pre ordered! Part of a birthday treat for me with the second Studio series prime and WFC Siege Prime. Basically I bought myself a squad of Optimi (Optimuses?)
     
  13. servatusprime

    servatusprime The monkey wears the pants in this family

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    I would like to see some photos of him next to Rioter and him in the Buster Armour. I've got Noir already but I'm on the fence on what color/finish I want on a "standard" Striker.
     
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    I had the original version of this figure but sold it due to money issues awhile back. I had the noir version as well. But now that I am in a much better place and missing having this figure and after watching Kuma's review I just pre-ordered this. Kuma's review reminded me how much fun it was to pose this guy and the fact it includes all of the weapons noir had along with the new axe I couldnt pass it up.
     
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    For those that own the original Striker I just found that MaxMas' guns fit into striker's hands.

    Solved my need for a Prime gun. :) 
     
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    He looks pretty good but I'm perfectly fine with the original version. The plastic quality and details are so good.

    Would love to see current official products with this same quality.
     
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    @Kuma Style If they fix the tolerences on this figure, do you think the new paint job is nice enough to warrant an upgrade if we already own the regular version?
     
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  18. Kuma Style

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    I know it's wholeheartedly subjective but I would honestly say yes. I hate urging people to soend money on a repaint particularly one that's same scheme... but man, this one really pops in comparison and takes it from "really cool optimus interpretation" to a natural shelf centerpiece.

    And then adding in the new weapons pieces which honestly make Noir's weapons look better too with part swapping and the axe, it's a sweet deal.
     
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  19. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    He out.

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  20. Laserpants

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    Yes! Just in time, I have cleared shelf space for him. Great news!

    (There is also a place for the blue BBTS exclusive, because I’m an optimist)