Masterpiece Thundercracker 2.0 Incoming!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by PoweredConvoy, Jan 7, 2021.

  1. franpincho

    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    Where did you get that chair for Megs?

    Cool display!
     
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  2. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Tcp is great. Been shopping there for 5 or 6 years now. Not the cheapest, but great customer service, is enthusiastic about the product, and is 100% small mom & pop business. I support them and Toy Dojo over the Chinese discount clubs because it’s hard enough to run a small business in the USA before Covid. It’s almost impossible post-covid. Especially for an online centered business where you are dependent on the quick movements of logistics companies.

    Yeah, I might spend a few dollars more, but I’m helping people I see as friends keep their dream alive.
     
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  5. MSWF377

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    Done and done
     
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  7. Chrisola

    Chrisola Solid crotch ratchet

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    Mine arrived from Omegalock, UK.

    Not opened yet,

    Currently experiencing a bit of a personal and existential fucking tough time, so probably one for in a few days time.
     
  8. OCDChad

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    The ankles are tighter than Starscream. I didn't see any cracks on mine. The gray tabs with the wing hinges that are supposed to go into his backpack do not fit in the hole, just like with Starscream.
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    Got my copy in today from TCP and it is absolutely flawless. The matte paint looks great with Thundercrackers colors. No fit and finish issues what so ever and the tolerances on this are what Starscream should have been. The ankles, knees, wrist covers all perfect. I hope everyone else has as much luck with theirs as I did, this is what I expect out of a Masterpiece figure from Takara.
     
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    Mine was misassembled with two right intakes, so you can’t tilt the shoulder intake down. Gotta exchange. Blah.
     
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    Come ON, Takara—we need MP Reflector, now!
     
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  12. green_machine

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    7DE16ACC-320E-4BA5-93E4-5D508710A38B.jpeg I am among those who got theirs today. Here we see the seekers asking Skywarp to come join them.
     
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  13. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Got my Thundercracker today from TCP, and happiness turned into sadness.
     

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  15. Max Rawhide

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    You definitely have a problem.

    Your MP Thundercracker collection is woefully incomplete. You're still missing MP-7, Hasbro's MP-11, the iGear version of MP-7. And don't forget the upcoming DS Thundercracker, the upcoming Zeta toys TC and there's an alternate deco of the YM KO with the MP-7 "no step" tampo's. You still have a lot to buy to complete this collection :) 
     
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  16. Chiller

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    For Starscream I have to push hard. Hard enough that I thought it would break the thin plastic. After I had done it once, it was easier next time. It did worry me though.
     
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  17. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    You do, and it's an angle thing too. The hinge extends to line up better.
    What am I not seeing?
     
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    Mine is.... Good!

    Ankles and knees not as tight as my Starscream, but they are fine. Have some small paint issues and sprue marks on one hand.

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    Otherwise, great. Very relieved and pleased with my purchase.

    Shelf nearly done, need insecticons and some better risers, oh and Skywarp. Tried to vary the colours a bit with my positioning:

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    Don't remember if he ever wielded Megatron in the cartoon, but...

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    Loud noises!

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  19. Razzadazza

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    Given my Starscream was perfect, I guess my luck had to run out eventually.
    Inspected him out of the box and noticed a crack on the arm, at the pin for opening to hide the fist.
    Sorry for the poor picture, it still has the protective plastic.
     

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  20. mx-01 archon

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    Check it without the protective plastic, because I'm not seeing a crack there. I'm seeing a combination of the mold seem, and a reflection line off the wrapping plastic.
     
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