Masterpiece V2 Starscream Coming!

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  1. Grimmjow

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    I'm back from the dead!

    Sorry I fell off the face of Cybertron again...been a lot going on, some bad, some good. Most important development being the birth of my nephew on October 22nd, so that certainly occupied a few of my weekends!

    Right, anyways, so now that Christmas is over, I did what I should've done a long time ago and FINALLY ordered Starscream today. Hoping it ships out tomorrow and can get here before New Year's, but we shall see. If I open the figure and it's pretty solid, has no issues, and I'm happy with it, I'll probably be pretty quick to order Thundercracker. Good thing him and Skywarp are less expensive!
     
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    You'll enjoy it! It's a great mold! I was one of the fortunate ones that had tight joints across the board for both Starscream and Thundercracker tho
     
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  3. Mormolyce

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    I'm going to assume the birth of your nephew is filed in the "good" category and say congratulations!
     
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    So Takara Tomy is offering their special promotion for Starscream's V2 coronation cape and bonus parts provided you live in Japan and can provide (mail in) proof of purchase UPC barcodes from the boxes of all three V2 Masterpiece figures of Starscream, Skywarp (whom I just picked up from TT Mall earlier today), and Thundercracker (just waiting for him to arrive).

    トランスフォーマー マスターピース ジェットロンキャンペーン|トランスフォーマーオフィシャルサイト|タカラトミー

    Just have to mail in the application with the barcodes, and then pay for shipping and handling. I hate to ruin my Masterpiece boxes but I'll be participating in this promotion for sure!
     
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    :(  I'll wait for the ko
     
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  6. 9999eachhit

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    Right? I HATE that they're making it so restrictive. TT is just begging for third-party companies to make KOs. I'm definitely going to get one when it is inevitably done
     
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  7. Grimmjow

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    Glad to hear, hope all the joints on mine are tight. Should find out in just a few days!

    Thank you! I'd say "wonderful" is the best way to describe it...being an uncle is a true joy. Once the little guy gets old enough, I'll be introducing him to Transformers! Won't tell him how expensive this hobby is though... :lol 
     
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    Would they accept my firstborn child as a substitute?
     
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    How's the purple on Skywarp. Is it as dark as the recent pictures are showing or is it closer to the original color they advertised?
     
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    Eh... they should have splitted the three differents parts (cape, crown, shoulder pads) between the three seekers
     
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    As much as I hate it when companies 'force' people to buy other figures to complete the one you really want, if this option allowed us international people to get the coronation pieces I would accept it. Much better than to totally exclude us from the possibility of getting those accessories :( 

    The perfect Starscream MP, and no option to obtain official coronation accessories? cruelty at its finest... No 'perfect' King Starscream in my collection:cry 
     
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    F***in loving these updated MP seekers right now, just got TCracks! I only need Dead End to complete the two Decept squads from "Starscream's Brigade". Stop dragging your f***in feet FanToys!

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    WOAH YOU GOT SKYWARP?? How is he? :>
     
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    Happy New Year everyone!

    My Starscream arrived Wednesday night...had to clean up my display and then figure out to re-arrange it best to accommodate him and go ahead and set aside spots for Thundercracker and Skywarp. Finally got around to opening and transforming this figure today...was a great way to start 2022 because I LOVE IT. Cannot stop looking over at this figure. Just amazed with how perfect it looks in person! The accuracy, the smoothness. It just looks and feels so...Starscream. Also happy to report no real issues with mine! The left wing setup has a minor issue, that being that the tab that connects that area to the main body doesn't tab in as far as the other...still tabs in though, so maybe it's just slightly big? Either way I can't complain since it still tabs in and it feels secure. Overall...outstanding figure! Opening this one up brought back the nostalgia of when MP-11 came out...but better. For anyone - somehow - still on the fence, just know that this figure is worth it, and commands a premium price for a good reason.

    I will be ordering Thundercracker VERY SOON.
     
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    Mine had the same issue. Had to use quite a bit of wiggling and some serious force and it went in flush. I think the corners aren't really rounded off so it's a tight squeeze.
     
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    Selling my Starscream if anyone is interested.
     
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    Try unplugging it and manipulating the wing hinges. You need them all lined up and it'll just work. You likely did that on the right wing without realising.

    I had the same thing with mine until I realised how 'just so' it needed to be. Once I got what I needed to do, I've had no problems. And it meant Thundercracker was a doddle.
     
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    Thanks guys, I managed to get it to tab in flush!
     
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