MechFansToys VS-07 Kongming (Brainstorm)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by OCProwl, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Windsweeper II

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    Might look better with the lower legs completely blue. But he definitely needs a Rebirth head. What were they thinking? Hardhead came with two face options.
     
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    well, I don't know unique toys version, but MFT hard head caome with 2 heads, versions with and without the faceplate.

    So maybe brainstorm will have the same treatment. If not I'll be dissapointed because I want him for my lostlight display
     
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    Looks great, but yeah, also disappointed that he doesn’t come with a second/rebirth head.
     
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    Why are his wings black?
     
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    Okay, you've made me check ^^

    Mech Fans Toys VECMA VS-03 Obstinate (Legends Scaled G1 Hardhead)

    You see that on the hardhead release, the faceplate was actually a pre-order bonus.
    I don't know if pre-order bonus will exist for brain storm of if it would have already been announced if it existed.

    but wait and see.

    PS: in any case I will use hardhead faceplate head version on brainstorm as it is pretty similar I think
     
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    doesnt look too bad if you ask me. but a simple leg split for an alt is really lazy in my book.

    also...i got my hardhead way after the fact like in sept or october i think. but it came with both heads so who really knows.
     
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    are you sure the 2nd faceplate was a pre-order bonus for VS-03? just took a look, and there's a spot for it molded into the tray so it seems like it was a standard part...

    (or maybe it was the green mech or the bag of extra weapons that was the bonus? or something else altogether that i don't have? it's been awhile so i honestly don't remember...!) o_O 

    MFT VS-03 - contents.jpeg MFT VS-03 - other.jpeg
     
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    I am sure of nothing.
    I just saw that picture [​IMG] . And there, the faceplate is clearly mentionned to be a preorder bonus (a reservation bonus to be precise)
    I can read Chinese a little since I speak japanese. My reasoning is based only on this pictures and the fact that hardhead did came with 2 heads(and that I really want the faceplate on brainstorm);) 
    That's it. Let's wait and see I suppose
     
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    Yeah, bro. This transformation is simple, weak-sauce. But... have any Brainstorms actually had a clever transformation? My favorite Brainstorm is the Thrilling 30 and that is literally "do a split and flip the nosecone to the front".

    I also got Hardhead loose from Hzj like 2 months ago and it came with two heads. I don't think it was truly a preorder bonus.
     
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    All Hardheads come with both heads, it didn’t end up just being a preorder bonus.

    Hopefully Brainy here will get a second head as I would love something more resembling MTMTE or the G1 toy. Still getting him regardless. Looks fantastic.


    Fansproject’s Brainstorm (Smart Robin) had a pretty amazing transformation and it remains one of my top three favorite transformations ever.
     
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    Here's hoping it comes with an alternate face like their Hardhead! Other than that, I'm excited!
     
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    That reminded me that as a kid I always though chromedone’s head looked more like brainstorm than his own!
     
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    Whoa. That's a rad transformation - looks fun.
     
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    Someone should ask for a masked version on their weibo. I was reading the comments and someone asked about animation colours but they didn't understand.
     
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    They probably didn't understand because he IS animation colors.

    Japan animation colors.
     
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    I’m very happy with these colors and the correct Headmasters series head sculpt. Hoping for an update on Skullcruncher soon!
     
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    I thought he was more blue in headmasters and more teal/green in Rebirth. I'm getting this guy either way but I'm more familiar with a masked Brainstorm.
     
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    You sure you're looking at the pics correctly? One leg juts forward to be the nosecone and one folds up in rear to be the engine; much like the UT one I have. The legs never connect up at all, as I recall UT's TFing.
     
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    This guy looks great! Pulled my UT one out and here are some changes that aren't talked about enough:

    -Back calf covers. Huge improvement. Original had open hollow calves.
    -Ankle pivot at the actual ankle. UT sort of pivots more at the shin.
    -Forearms no longer have landing gears hanging off in bot mode. More of a negative because it doesn't look like there are rear landing gear at all in alt mode. Maybe they flip out and just weren't pictured?
    -Love the look of all the booster rockets being raised, both on his shoulders and the 4 on his collar area.
    -Shoulder range of motion looks to be as bad as the original, oh well.
     
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