Masterpiece Thundercracker 2.0 Incoming!

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

  1. PANTSMAN1973

    PANTSMAN1973 Well-Known Member

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    So if Takara end up replacing all previously released seekers with this version, will anyone want to swap them all out?
     
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  2. XXLMagnus

    XXLMagnus King of Kings

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    damn, toy dojo is lacking ... and here i thought they were the fast ones
     
  3. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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    My Thundercracker should be arriving today (along with Fans Hobby Ace Hitter and Athena) from TCP.
     
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  4. deathsheadII

    deathsheadII Not a Bounty Hunter yes?

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    room for all mp11 and mp52 in my collection as my post a few pages back shows 15 mp seekers now :lol 
     
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  5. OmegaRick704

    OmegaRick704 Where the dead ships dwell

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    I’m in the same situation, I’ve had good luck with toy dojo before and was hoping they would be quick with TC. There’s still a chance toy dojo will send out TC before Pulse sends me my MP-52 StarScream, that has been a long wait!
     
  6. OmegaRick704

    OmegaRick704 Where the dead ships dwell

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    i just transformed my MP-11 back to alt mode last night and it renewed my appreciation for that mold, don’t think I can part with it just based on the alt mode alone. Will probably change up my display to have both alt (mp-11) and bot mode now.
     
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    Wait…what? HPulse has yet to send out MP52 Starscream???
     
  8. Mentasm

    Mentasm I check in, but I don't check out.

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    Obviously the main trio, but as Maketoys has still only done Dirge I could be in for Coneheads if they retool the 52 mould. Not really bothered about Acid Storm, Sunstorm etc.
     
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    Hasbro Pulse: This pre-order item will be available to ship on approx 10/18/2021
     
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    Yikes! I haven’t been paying attention but that’s a long wait. The site also says TC will be released December 1. Why does anyone even order MPs from them?
     
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    I WILL BE, HELL YEAH!!!

    I was looking to replace my seekers back with Maketoys after MP Megs was realeased. If the DS version had dropped, I would've had those.

    Right now, the coneheads look damn good with V2 SScream, so I won't have to bite down on the 3p pill, which is fine since 1) there isn't a full 3p selection that's any better than the official, and 2) because 3p companies seem to always place the wings in the wrong spot for bot mode.

    Now if DS chooses to do show accurate coneheads like they did with their SScream, I may consider it. But, I doubt that happens in time.
     
  12. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Inadvertent but another reason I don't buy the 'too short' arguments. Pure cartoon goodness.

    I'm readying Cyclonus for when Takara confirm the obvious in December :p 
     
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  13. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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    Fuck, my shipment has been delayed until tomorrow. The last scan was in NC early this morning (I’m in VA), but now it’s saying it’s been delayed with no reason given. :mad: 
     
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    Got the shiping notification mail from Kapow, today.
    It seems that my transport connection is coming to PT shortly, now let's hope Royal Mail makes the delivery on time.
    I'm trying not to keep my expectations low, but i just can't wait to get my hands on it!
     
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  15. Mentasm

    Mentasm I check in, but I don't check out.

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    Nice mate! I hadn't thought of taking a pic like that that yet. The 52 mould is definitely closer to scale than anything else (I know I'd lose this argument in the DS thread, but I'm right). I've watched multiple episodes recently, and in season one they stick much closer to the character model colours and scale than later seasons (or when Akom just did whatever the hell they felt like).

    Anyway, I don't usually pimp my stuff, but I've thrown together my usual unboxing/first impressions ramblings if anyone's interested in hearing the thoughts of someone whose brain processes information quicker than his mouth can handle.


    Also, YouTube is being insanely slow to process copyright searches and HD video today. I uploaded this a couple of hours ago and it's still SD...
     
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  16. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Throwing aside the cartoon(even though in Roll For it, whey Prime tells him to pick on a mechanism his own size and is obviously bigger than Starscream) does anyone really think Megatron would have tolerated his BS if he was physically almost as big as him. Dude was literally the backstabbing/sniveling coward archtype, imposing is never a word used to describe that archtype
     
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    mine is arriving tomorrow and i cant wait :) 
     
  18. Mentasm

    Mentasm I check in, but I don't check out.

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    That whole 'pick on a mechanism your own size' thing is nothing but people who want their scale to be true latching onto a colloquialism. I honestly don't care if someone wants an oversized Starscream etc, but please don't kid yourself into thinking that's accurate. Anything within half a head height I can handle, but DS is way, way too tall.

    Again, this isn't Takara fanboyism, cause I've been slated on here for (quite rightly) pointing out flaws in TT's figures. I 'm just the ultimate toon accuracy nerd, so I love the scale chart and animation colours (although also Marvel; Galvatron is a prime example).
     
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    Ah yes, takara mp QC at its finest. Got mine from chosen prime and found this right after the transformation. No crack at the tail fin, no loose ankles, but THIS. Btw, it should be a pin joint, so even if mine fell off when I was transforming it, it still is a QC issue anyway.
     

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    The streak of Takara shipping out figures with garbage quality continues with seeker number 2.