Masterpiece Arcee MP-51

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by S250, Feb 8, 2020.

  1. Legate

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    Hold my beer.

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  2. betsuni

    betsuni I'm just here for the robots

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    I got mine yesterday and even though I said I would remember your post, I completely forgot to reference it when I transformed her. Popped in the thread and thanked you for quoting yourself since it saved me the time searching for my quote of your post. Seemed I didn't push down her neck down enough to make her backpack solid. Now she is much better and I can try posing her like the photos in this thread.
     
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  3. Memph99Q4Ev

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    I feel like the flexible plastic on Arcee was what they were going for in 2019 (Hound, V2 Bee, V3 Optimus).

    I'm glad they got it right (possibly with "Leo the Lion Prime", but I didn't grab a copy so I'm not sure). Looking forward to a Hound reissue and the new seekers!
     
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    I prefer Arcee over Rouge, however to be fair, the fembots were kinda blocky in most frames (not just Arcee). Rouge is okay in that aspect for sure; her fans have a leg to stand when it comes to accuracy. We all know it depends on what frame you use to make the comparison, as Arcee sometimes appeared curvy on screen as well.

    As far as I'm concerned, astectly they're both screen accurate, just the real Arcee feels more like the fully realized character. As someone else mentioned, she has an actual heartfelt presence to her unlike Rouge who feels like more of a "shell" of Arcee. The "3p curse".
     
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    Man y'all get on my damn nerves LOL:lol 
     
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  6. franpincho

    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    Not just that, the body, everything.
     
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    Rubber John Toei all the way

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    Rouge looks like a Trans-former.
     
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    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    I see what I did there.
     
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    All jokes aside, Rouge is fine. I agree that it's overall more screen-accurate than 51, even if it's not necessarily the better overall figure.

    As always, at the end of the day, to quote BSF: "if you like it, you win"
     
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    I don't know. I don't think Rouge looks manly, but something about her neutral expression always looked off to me. Maybe it's the eyes, she always looked pissed off. Her proportions look really off too (super lanky). The backpack on mine became super loose after a while and I never even transformed the figure. I ended up selling Rouge and keeping my Azalea (and later buying MP-51, which I really like the look of aesthetically).
     
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    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    Not to YOU directly, but I find it hilarious when that dude gets quoted as if he was some sort of authority figure when it comes to TF's.


    Does anyone here actually cares as to what he says/likes?
     
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    I was wondering why some say Rouge is built like a dude, so I Googled some pics, one caught me but I do remember that episode an I kept wondering....

    Did Arcee shrink or is Spike a Minibot? Joking of course.
     

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    Lol, he makes good reviews, but I know what you mean. He makes it seem like he's the ambassador of Transformers some times (his opinions and views matter more than everyone else's).
     
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    To be fair, there's reviewers out there like Angry Joe who literally claim to be the champion of the little guy. Please note, I'm not casting shade at Joe, just pointing out a fact.


    I like using BSF's quote because it's not exclusionary, not judgemental. It doesn't matter what reviewers say, what other forum members say, what ANYONE says: the only thing that matters when you buy something is that YOU like what you spent YOUR money on.
    It doesn't come from a place of being a reviewer, it comes from being a place of being a collector.
    Edit: when I quote someone, I make a point to try and give due accreditation out of respect

    I figure that's a philosophy anyone can get behind whether or not you care for the guy who says it.
     
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    I get what you're saying bro. As long as you're happy with the purchase, that's what matters, regardless of what others say.
     
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  16. kaijuguy19

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    A2299553-C105-42F9-B7D8-FAD02FA91281.jpeg D67B2898-40B9-413E-93D6-0F38A405ECF4.jpeg 4D0A635C-8D15-4CC5-81BD-2E103C794B76.jpeg B8B557BE-9258-451E-BE3C-4037E552BD55.jpeg 225B35D3-3AD8-4E1B-B034-230E4F92B3E5.jpeg 656D678E-5221-4F8D-B5F9-5131481BC02C.jpeg Finally got my MP Arcee today! Really liking on how very articulated she is to the point of being able to pull off a contortion pretzel pose. Who says a femme can’t be flexible?
     
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    Nice pics, but good lord, man - that backpack is like half transformed! :) 

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    Thanks. I mean I was going with the instructions she came with along with watching youtube videos. Hopefully I'll get a better handle on it as I handle her more.
     
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  19. Rubber John

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    This guy is a good place to start for transformations.
    He does both a "3 Minute" animated transformation and a "Truly Methodical" slow transformation for each figure so you can really take in the details.

    He's quite new, so there aren't many available yet, but he did recently make some videos for Arcee: -

     
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    No, in this still image of the video already you can see that he mistransformed the taillights, and that the backpack isn't pressed down enough! :p 
     
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