Masterpiece Cheetor Color Images!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Verno, May 7, 2016.

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  1. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Definitely over six months.
     
  2. Red Snarl

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    I don't know if this has been pointed out but Cheetor has a slot on his cheetah leg like Primal has on his arm.

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  3. Verno

    Verno Beast Wars Collector

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    Oh shoot! Wasn't that device attached to his bicep in robot mode as well in the show?

    Does anyone know if there's a matching hole in Cheetor's left robot mode arm as well for something like this? I feel like Takara's planning to release all these gadgets with Rhinox or Rattrap...
     
  5. Red Snarl

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    No there isn't.
     
  6. Ektris

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    Super psyched to have gotten mine in today.

    Buuuuuut...

    Man am I bummed by how much of a floppy mess the beast mode is. Can't pick him up without him just splitting in half because of that midsection. Makes him a bit annoying to handle.

    But I do love that robot mode.
     
  7. flux convoy

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    Yeah. Went back to the start of the thread. May 7th to now. Might as well ship now, then :) 
     
  8. Chopper Face

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    Finally got my shipping notice for the first of my two Cheetors. I'll be lucky if he arrives by the weekend so here's to hoping!
    I may look to try ordering from Anime Export in future. Anyone from the UK able to tell me if they undervalue to bypass customs? That's my primary deciding factor.
    Booster Gold, they seem to have your seel of approval; ever had any issues?
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    It's weird, because it doesn't unfold completely, it just kinda straightens out slightly.
     
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    What shipping option did you choose from NY? I chose EMS for Cheetor and he was shipped out on Friday. I chose SAL for Grapple and he is still in the preparation stage as of tonight.
     
  11. Seth Sunthay

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    From Baltmatrix
     
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    Watching these videos, and hearing people talk about how the beast mode didn't come apart like that out of the box... does anyone else feel like this is just one of those figures that needs some experimentation to find the optimal way to tab everything together before it becomes clear it's really not as floppy as people seem to think?

    (Or it could really be a floppy mess but... given he said it wasn't like that out of the box, I think there might just be really specific tolerances in terms of positioning of things given that's kind of always an issue with Beast figures.)
     
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    I formerly posted that mine was misassembled. I was incorrect!
     
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  14. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    Mine posted from AE last Friday (along with grapple and some other goodies) and has been stuck in chicago (customs) for a few days now. *grumble* thought I'd have it by tomorrow, but now looking like Thursday which is rather slow for EMS in my experience.
     
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    They do undervalue, the price on the customs slip is usually the price of postage only (2400 Yen in this case). Saying that mine only just shipped as AE do zero work over weekends. They sent me the 'ready to ship notice' on Friday, I requested a quote that day and it took until Monday to get my quote, Cheetor went in the post today. I doubt I'll see mine before you do...let's have a cheetor race!
     
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    Assembled incorrectly, or mistransformed? Baltmatrix's review doesn't transform to robot mode correctly, and his winds up with the same problem. There's an extra rotation in the lower body, and a second at the knees that he didn't do. There was a pictorial review posted earlier in the thread (non-english), that showed a couple of extra steps. Basically, you want the ankle protrusion on the inside of the leg for cheetah mode, but on the outside for robot mode.
     
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    Yep, looks like it was transformed incorrectly. If you look closely on the pics you posted, the legs need to be rotated (cheetah skin on the inside, metal side on the outside.)
     
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    I've watched 2 YouTube reviews that mention their figures being misassembled at the legs/feet, but I guess they missed the steps of flipping the legs around at the thigh joint, unlocking the pelvis (like on Primal,) and then rotating it 180 degrees. The only issue I have is the cheetah whiskers getting really crinkled after transformation. I don't think the instructions are very clear on what to do with the cheetah head/whiskers during transformation.
     
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    Mine made it to my post office an hour ago but it's closed now. And tomorrow is a holiday. Damn. Thursday afternoon it is then.
     
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    End of february, you're magnificient.

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