Mech Fans Toys ASTROTRAIN / MS26-IRON SKY

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by NOCV, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. David Hingtgen

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    You know, it's not like it needs a total redesign---simply "making the rear-most wheel smaller" fixes everything. (it can be as small as, or just a bit bigger than*, the front-most wheel)

    *that's for steam locos in general. I don't know the specs of a JNR D51's pilot and trailing wheel relative diameters. If I had to choose, I'd vote same size, as the smaller locos tended to use the same wheelsizes, only larger stuff (4-6-2 and up I'd say) tended to have a "unique" size-or-two-larger wheelsize for the trailing axle.
     
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    Welcome to my endless arguments whenever dinosaur threads come up. Tiny triangles on cars? People will argue for days. Moment you get outside of cars? Who cares about accuracy?
     
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    Wait we are complaining that wheels don't match a real train on a legends scale triple changer ?...

    The masterpiece detail entitlement has really filtered down to 4 inch figures.
     
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  4. NOCV

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    You must be new if you don't know we nitpick details at any scale. :D 
     
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    New ! .... Just checked to see when my account was registered and realised it was 15 years ago. Jesus Christ the internet often reminds you how fast time goes.
     
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    Sharkticons are MF-26. Astrotrain is under the Mech Soul label.
     
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  7. David Hingtgen

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    They matched on the G1, which is a pretty small figure. Also, the front wheels on this one, are correct, and as I mentioned before--using them on the back, would be fine. So they already have the parts/molding design prepared. They just need to pick the correct parts, from the ones they already have. That's not asking much.
     
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    Must be miss labeled on eBay then sharkticon set came up as ms.
     
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    The glide-ratio on his shuttle mode is way off. Fail. Massive fail. COME BACK WHEN THE SHUTTLE MODE CAN GLIDE, MECH FANS.
     
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    i think i'm beginning to understand where the train guys are coming from. i'm a car guy, and i nitpicked on that missing spoiler on the Newage Smokescreen, the shape of the headlight cones, and shape of the quarter glass panel on the Iron Trans Prowl. fortunately there is a 2nd option in the form of Magic Square. but for the train guys / Astro Train fans, they only have one choice at a Legends Astro Train.
     
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    Show me the robot mode so I can complain about the mode it’ll be in 85% of the time.
     
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    That's a solid point, but I would counter with the fact that none of those car figs are triple-changers. There's gotta be some give for that. A triple-changing Legend's scale fig is a pretty big ask already.
     
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    That this is a triple changer has nothing to do with the identifying train wheel detail being wrong. It's moulded into the underside of the shuttle wing. It's an easy fix.
     
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    he is simply perfect in every way for me. his thighs and arms have just the right amount of mass. i think their current releases are lacking in that department.
     
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