MMC Sphinx - Mirage

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. Mayena

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    I measured the figure today and found that based on the wheelbase that the figure is 1/24,5 scale.
    Ligier JS11 Wheelbase: 2794mm
    MMC Ocular Max Mirage: Wheelbase: 114mm

    So it's bigger than the regular carbots which are 1/28 scale
     
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  2. Potchez

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    Yeah, I did some measuring back when the first release came out.
    It's about 1/24 scale, so it goes well with Alternators.

    Dragstrip is about 1/22 scale. Bigger than Alternators but not by much.

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  3. Tazman66gt

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    just my OCD getting the better of me, have looked at these decals and wondered if I could use them to spiff up my cel version.
    1979 Ligier JS11 Decals
     
  4. Snaku

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    You could probably use some of them. Anything where it's not right to the edge of the panel. But the ones that are cut right to the edges, like the red stripe parts and such, will almost certainly not fit correctly.
     
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  5. artimus prime

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    I might pick up a set myself. I'm all for real world details so sponsors are a must for this guy.
     
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    Toyhax also has a sphinx set with the sponsorship decos
     
  7. artimus prime

    artimus prime Articulation Junkie... I'm a poser TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like the look of decals more. Reprolabels are so thick that they catch every molecule of dirt around their edges.
     
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  8. Tazman66gt

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    at the end of the day my real pursuit was to find a properly sized 26 for the nose to sit above the Autobot faction symbol. in my minds eye it would be finished then, even if I didn't have the red striping as I know I would ruin it if I tried to freehand them on. So, if someone who has the original could tell me the height of the 26 on the nose maybe my OCD could calm down for a moment, until I find something else to obsess over, lol.
     
  9. Enfin

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    I'd would love to have a Sphinx first release without any "fake" sponsors on it. That way you can put all the real logos on it and have a near complete real life representation in TF form. That would be cool.
     
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  10. artimus prime

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    The 26 on his nose is 5/16" (0.3125 inches) tall.
     
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  11. Tazman66gt

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    thank you very much, might have to do a little running around tomorrow and see if I can find the right style and color to use.
     
  12. nemesisconvoy

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    Just out of curiosity, what is everyone using to clean the tires on Sphinx??
     
  13. MrLemming

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    I’d imagine you could do it with a slightly damp rag? I don’t think I’d use any actual cleaners since I’m not 100% certain on the rubber’s composition.
     
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    I used the toyhax decal set and for the most part I'd say they have improved their stickers, especially the sponsor logos. They're not noticeably thicker than the ocean decal set that I used for Wheeljack & Smokescreen.
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    Ocular Max group shot! They looki great together. I really should get those moulds.
     
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    I recently got this figure, and love it. However, I did have the same issue others have mentioned with the loose alternate head. The problem is that they did not pre thread the alternate faceplate. I tried the suggested fixes in this thread with no luck.

    I was able to fix the issue by threading a slightly larger screw into the faceplate, backing it out and then assembling everything. Without doing this, the stock screw will not go far enough down in no matter how tight you make it
     
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    i just got mine in the mail, im so happy to have this particular version with the chrome and red stripes
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