Movieverse Toys Appreciation Thread! EXPLOSIONS!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Zigholtul, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. YellowCorvette

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    Despite being a 13 years old mold (And this particular release being 10-11 years old), ROTF Armorhide here is quite an impressive figure with some pretty good articulation that even outshines some of the more recent TF figures (Among my current collection, ROTF Armorhide is one of the only few figures that have knee joints that can bend over 90 degree which is pretty cool).

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    The knee joint that can move beyond 90 degrees on this particular figure really helps a lot in terms of more dynamic poses, especially with some particular poses such as "Superhero landing" or kneeling (For a 13 years old mold, this is pretty impressive even by today's standard):

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  2. G1Optimal

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    I like Armourhide and Landmine to, especially how the seats become the hands and the working suspension. :thumb 
     
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    Yeah, even in alt mode this figure is still pretty badass with simple gimmicks such as the working suspension, or the hands transforms into the seats. It's not like these features are really necessary, but the fact that these features are integrated so seamlessly in this figure without compromising either mode shows the designers of this figure really put a lot of effort into it, which I do appreciate.

    Sure, the alt mode doesn't really scale well with most mainline TF figures, but this alt mode is still pretty awesome.

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    Definitely. I am also on a hunt for a reasonably priced clunker. Maybe for the head.

    Also the obligatory arrival to earth group. The SS initiation collector must have. The key to the club.
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    While OST played on the background. Welcome to Studio Series.
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    I want to, but I don't know how accurate they are.
     
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    Thank you! I pass by it every day but I felt inspired today.
    Thank you! And yes his wheel comes off and reattaches on his arm but it’s a worthy sacrifice IMO, and I generally hate partsforming unless it’s a weapon.
    Thanks buddy :p  friendly neighborhood Mohawk!
     
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    I must point out to complete the accessories you need
    Ss05 RotF Prime ... for the blades
    Ss16 DotM Ratchet.... for the gun

    as for Ss32 i would personally get both Ss44 DotM Prime and Ss32 2k7 ...
    as although the widows are better on Ss32,there is orangey paint on the hood on Ss44 and you can swap the ab piece between Ss32 and Ss44 and there is improved hinges on Ss44 Prime and you have a trailer.
     
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    Finally got my Shockwave from Amazon. I should have gotten him yesterday with Scavenger buy there was a delay from UPS. After last week's delay, I'm happy the delay was only waiting an extra week. 20200108_183914-01.jpeg
     
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    Question for those of you who have Studio Series Soundwave.

    Would it be possible to modify him where you cut along the red lines in this picture...

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    ... and then attach those intake pieces to an armature (like a double hinge) that could swing out and over to give Soundwave an accurate chest?

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    Whoa...which color Sharpies? I learned the hard way that the black one turns purple on plastic over time.
     
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    This would be extremely difficult to pull off because on the underside of those pieces are these triangular pieces, because as part of the transformation you rotate the headlights 180 degrees, and then the spikes sit on top of the chest as they do in the CGI render.

    The Bee touch ups have begun...
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    I have SS-01 Bee if you just want the head. You can PM me if ya want it!

    Oh....does it? Well then I guess I’m gonna need a new Ratchet, because I pretty much colored all the silver on his legs and feet with black sharpie. And the three rail things on his forearms. This was months ago though, and it looks the exact same. That blows if that’s inevitable for mine. I didn’t know about Gundam paint markers at the time, otherwise I would’ve used those since they’re supposedly real paint (or closer than sharpie). Might need to be on the lookout for another copy then. But this is why I was asking to see if anyone recommended a particular flat clear coat sealant. I thought clear coat prevents things like that.



    Also, anyone interested in letting go of an SS-44 Prime without the trailer and accessories? I’m interested in just the figure. PM me if you wanna work something out. Thanks
     
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    Yeah, well, that's like, your opinion, man.

    We got Walter, Donnie and Jesus in TLK, we only needed a Jeff Bridges bot.
     
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    I got the one matched to the Honey Badger KO but I wouldn’t mind getting one for the regular one too.
     
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    Yea black sharpie ink will turn purple.

    Gundam Markers are like liquid chalk, they IIRC, may actually be alcohol based, I forgot. I've used them before, I'd avoid them on clear parts(broke a Transformer with Gundam Marker that way before). It'll be best to bleed Gundam marker ink into a small cup and dip a paint brush in it to paint, instead of using the marker straight on the figure. The nib can scratch off previous coats and the finish isn't always consistent.

    An acrylic clear coat would be your best bet, so long as it won't chemically react with the ABS. I use a brush on matte or gloss coat from Testor's Model Master. Some use Future.
     
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