Maketoys Guardia (Defensor)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by GreenScream, May 30, 2014.

  1. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    That's what I learned to do as well before I re-did my guardia review. MT themselves had their demonstration guy do that in their vulcan video, it certainly seems to be the most effective method.
     
  2. CQCSnake

    CQCSnake Well-Known Member

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    Just got him combined. He is absolutely beautiful and a blast to play around with. Totally worth the price of admission.
     
  3. MrZurkon

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    This guy rocks!

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  4. G.I.EDDIE

    G.I.EDDIE Purple treads suck!

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    Indeed he does.
     
  5. Artereis

    Artereis Well-Known Member

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    Took me a few hours to put Guardia together tonight, but goddamn does he look good all combined. He's rock solid, too
     
  6. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    I tell ya what the clamps on axle that lock him to vulcans foot sure are a bitch to unhook again. Not really sure what the best method is to get them off, seems to require a lot of force and I worry they'll stress after a while.

    I'm at a point where I enjoy handling axle and vulcan on their own enough but the other three eh not so much I think I might go n get doubles of them some day. Cause decombining and re-assembling guardia sure takes a while and man do i wish I could just handle vulc and axle more often without having to go through that process.

    But I worry MT is going to do some amazing g2 set or even a guard city set and that'd be a much nicer excuse to double dip. We'd have a red vulcan either way and he'd look amazing in red.
     
  7. blueben

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    Yes rocks front and back too. :D 
     
  8. Spence

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    I 100% agree. Vulcan would look totally STUNNING in red. That would for sure be my choice as well.
     
  9. dante78

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    spectacular!

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  10. G.I.EDDIE

    G.I.EDDIE Purple treads suck!

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    Thats how I have it pegged on too. It sticks out further, but at least its centered.
     
  11. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    Wait what how the heck is that staying attached? I need to figure this out now....

    Edit: Oh wait, derp, I get it haha just leave the ladder on the usual clip. great stuff!
     
  12. dante78

    dante78 Well-Known Member

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    yes, also for me the best solution
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  13. jason jupiter

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    THANK YOU! got it all fixed up and assymetric now :) 

     
  14. Phoenix Blaze

    Phoenix Blaze Brain Waster

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    If anyone is having trouble disconnecting Axle from the Guardia knee/Axle shoulder joint, disconnect Axle's arms from the white plate which sits on his back and that will free up the arms allowing for a really easy separation.
     
  15. spacelion77

    spacelion77 Well-Known Member

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    I may be thinning out my collection and selling my Guardia. I'd rather sell to a board member than ebay. PM if interested.
     
  16. MaddChiLLMitch

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    Hey everyone--I apologize for bringing this topic back up, especially if it's been answered: Can anyone advise the best means to take off their original Axle's handlebar piece? I would prefer not having to use a needle nose/damaging the figure itself.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  17. LazyAza

    LazyAza MMC color go brrrr

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    I clipped the handles off first then slowly wiggled the center portion off with some narrow tipped pliers, their was no damage to the structure around the piece. Its glued in where it slots but its very weak glue so a good couple of tugs n wiggles and it pops out eventually. Helps to nudge it from below a bit too with the same pliers. The new part easily slots in and stays with friction since its thicker.

    Much easier and worry-free than I initially thought it was going to be.
     
  18. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy JAB-A-WOOOKIE

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    Looks like Axle and Rover will be getting a second run this coming September. Why not do a box set instead.
     
  19. crazee928

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    finally got Vulcan and right out the box he's missing a combiner hand and a combiner foot - wtf!!!
     
  20. edgecrusher

    edgecrusher When yer featherin' it, brother TFW2005 Supporter

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    A box set would be cool, especially if it's discounted since they save on all the individual packaging and it's a re-run of existing product molds. I'd consider picking this set up for around $300 like Quantron. But that's probably the only way I'd get Guardia short of a big sale on the individual figures or receiving it as a gift. I have Katana and he's kind of cool but some of the design elements, like the shoulders, are awkward.