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Masterpiece Megatron V2.0 has arrived... and he is GLORIOUS

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Yes it is!
     
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  2. Balzari

    Balzari Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for that!
    I have the opportunity to get "I1917" but wasn't sure what version that would be...
     
  3. Sam

    Sam 212 days

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    That’s a version made on the 19th of September 2017. Although I wonder if the person reading it is reading an L as and I (L would be December).
    Sounds like the reissue alright.
     
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  4. Balzari

    Balzari Well-Known Member

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    Oh! So an A would be Jan and a B Feb? I always wondered what the letters meant!
     
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  5. daddytron

    daddytron Your mom is an oversized CHUG

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    Yes, so mine was made on November 23 2017. Whether yours was made in September or December, it's definitely the 2nd run.
     
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  6. Afterburner

    Afterburner For your health

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    Does the second version still have the issue of the silencer being too tight and scraping paint off of the barrel? I still regret testing my V1 and finding out it was too tight only when paint had already come off the gun barrel. Stupid.
     
  7. RichP

    RichP Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone come up with a good paint match for the metallic grey used on megatron?
     
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  8. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    Transformed my reissue 4 times, no scratches.
     
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  9. deathzero23

    deathzero23 Well-Known Member

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    How would I know if the item being sold is an improved re-issue?
    Any distinct marking of codes on the box?
     
  10. Balzari

    Balzari Well-Known Member

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    With help from fellow board members this is what I understand.
    On the box near the bar code is an indented batch number.
    The letter is the month it was made. So A is Jan, B is Feb and so on.
    The next 2 numbers are the day and the final 2 numbers are the year.
    So I have K2317 which translates as made Nov 23rd 2017.
    I believe the 1st version was released April 2017 so any D**17 and back would be first batch.
    Hope that makes sense.
     
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  11. Jdk504

    Jdk504 RED WOLF

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    Any first batchers that want a second batch mp36 let me know. I'm still looking for that green face
     
  12. Haywired

    Haywired Hakunamatatacon

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    It was too tight on my second batch copy. I didn't scrap the paint because I unscrewed the barrel extension/silencer assembly for taking it off.


    It's a real pity because it was the only serious issue with it. All other paint scratches were on edges that sit out of the view in both modes.
     
  13. deathzero23

    deathzero23 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the info.
    BTW, when did the latest batches (improved ones) started to circulate? Any particular starting date so that we would know if the item we see is from the 1st or 2nd batch? thanks again.
     
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  14. Balzari

    Balzari Well-Known Member

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    No problem.
    I can't be 100% sure but as V1 was released April 2017, anything after that should be V2.
    To be safe, anything close to the V2 release of February 2018 should definitely be V2.
     
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  15. deathzero23

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    I'll be on the lookout for that indented number beside the bar code.
    So we have a safe baseline guide of B**18 onwards as a reference.
    Thanks! Thanks! Thanks!