MMC OX Assaultus

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Devastator21, Sep 30, 2017.

  1. mrspingly

    mrspingly Well-Known Member

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    This seems fairly common, as I understand it. In the end, I just glued that lower balljoint in place. It means that in helicopter mode his head is set back a tiny fraction rather than being flush with the base, but it was definitely worth doing.

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  2. Digger

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    Oh okay that’s not too bad. Plus he’s got all the range in the top joint + the neck hinge below. I might do this to save me the trouble. Feels wrong gluing your figures but it’s probably fine.
     
  3. Pikachu_King

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    I just wish they had used a pin joint on the power connection instead of a ball, but I guess since it does hit when transforming that'd be more prone to outright breaking.
     
  4. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    The joint is getting loose, use some floor polish, that should do.
     
  5. solskjaer

    solskjaer Well-Known Member

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  6. Digger

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    I don’t think it’s a loose problem though. Since it can’t actually keep itself in.
     
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  7. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    It can't because there isn't enough friction there, that's why I suggested floor polish. The worst case scenario I can think of is that the balljoint socket got warped somehow.
     
  8. Digger

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    Right I see what you mean. Thanks.
     
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  9. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    I hope you can sort it out!
     
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    Yes, Jinbao OS Warbotron and Weijiang POTP Predaking.
     
  11. theestampede

    theestampede Wandering Artist

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    Finally got the limbs today. Very cool. Swindle is especially excellent.

    I’m gonna have to tighten up the combined mode shoulder on onslaught somehow though, the forward and back motion is not tight enough to hold the arm straight forward which is a bummer. Anyone tried fixing this?
     
  12. VelsR

    VelsR Ancient of War

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    Vendor in my country pissed about the upgrade kit's QC:

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    Yeah, mine looked a little lackluster.
     
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  15. Delduwath

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    Just checked, and some of these are present on mine, as well. I didn't notice them before (haven't had time to closely inspect it). To be honest, I think I can live with them - they're not that visible from a distance.

    The obvious sprue marks are all over the bots themselves, too, and that's the one thing that really surprised me. I don't think I've ever gotten a figure - Hasbro/Takara or 3P - that ever had visible sprue marks. They don't ruin it for me, but they're definitely an unwelcome surprise.
     
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    i just ordered mine hope it does not come all beat up like i see in photo`s. i just got my 3 in yesterday i like these guys. wish they could find away to make them the same height as the toyworld devey. but oh well.
     
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  17. David Hingtgen

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    Factory workers definitely seem to need sharper/better sprue nippers...
    (that, or they're just ripping the parts off, instead of snipping).

    Silver paint shows/magnifies every little flaw in the surface. If the surface isn't PERFECT, silver paint will reveal it. (silver is often used as a primer for that reason).
     
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  18. MINDVVIPE

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    These are supposed to be machines of war for the most part. I can deal with a little battle damage.
     
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  20. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I recognize the conditions that factory workers are under and never expect perfection out of mass-produced product.

    Surface scuffs are nearly inevitable on painted surfaces, and silver, as David says, highlights each and every minor flaw.

    You want better? Do it yourself.
     
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