MP 36 Megatron KO

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by rubadubspawn, Apr 2, 2017.

  1. Fernando

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    I tried ordering this from him back in May/June. Although it says "IN STOCK", he's actually taking pre-orders. I had to cancel my order with that seller after 2 months had gone by and nothing had been shipped. He told me they weren't in stock when I complained about the shipping delay, but that he was expecting IT-01 around the same time ShowZ had them arriving. He fully refunded me and was very good about communicating the issue.
     
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  2. ShmoopsMcGoo

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    yeah i wouldn't trust that guy as legit. only been on ebay a year, 500-ish feedback & nowhere does he actually say it's any sort of pre-order as such.
     
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    Eep. Good to know. Thanks so much for the heads up!!
     
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    Currently IT-01 is the most sought after. Just have to be patient and wait until news from Showz comes out and then communicate with sellers from Taobao. Usually its cheaper with them.
     
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    It's the Magten MP-36, one of the lesser known KOs. And yeah, the issue was that something just wasn't fitting right near the barrel, particularly the halves that cover the head.
     
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    I still want another to replace my custom. His box is empty and needs an owner.
     
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    stprime THE コンボイ that the Matrix refused

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    I also need the regular ko. Does anyone have one they don’t want. I think it’s supposed to be the worst and chips but I have the others and want him too.
     
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    So i just got a KO megs from ebay and.....

    I received something interesting. I knew i was going in on a 1:1 KO but.... Man is he dark...

    They changed the paint on him. Pictures don't show it but in hand. He's literally gunmetal.

    I've compared him with other Megatrons i have

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    You can see the unpainted joints compared with the painted bits
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    And a light up Megatron head
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    I don't have a problem with this but for those who are thinking of getting the 'takara tomy' KO from ebay or something. Just be aware
     
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    The color I can deal with, but gadzooks get a uni-brow on that man STAT.
     
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    I always thought my KO was dark but I don't have any other Megatron to compare it to. Nice that someone has finally confirmed what I suspected. BTW what version of the light-up Megatron head did you get? Is it the Model-001 kit? Did you get the Grey or Silver set?

    I think I got lucky with my KO though because all my faces have the unibrow. Only issue was I am missing his angry screaming face.
     
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    Yeah the model-001 kit. I got the regular grey set to match the Takara mp-36. I was really hoping to use it on this but the colours clearly didn't match. Sad life..
     
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    Here are some pics with MP-52

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  13. Rob

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    Oh I got this guy just the other day too! Love him. Hip Friction joints are a bit loose, but good enough to hold a pose when tiny rubber bump stoppers are added to the bottom of his heavy metal feet.

    Also the fusion cannon arm flap doesn't tab in great, but that is a very small complaint.

    These MP knock off are so cool. If I would have known about these knockoffs two years ago I probably wouldn't have bought the majority of the War for Cybertron toy line.

    Hey what size brush or pen did you use for the eye brows? I got to paint mine
     
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    Yeah i have the exact same problems with the hips and the fusion cannon mount ahaha

    I've already fixed them with a bit of joint cum (permanent matte varnish)

    And i just applied some black gundam marker with a toothpick.

    Not the cleanest job but better than no monobrows LOL
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    I've also painted the diecast bits for his feet and gun barrel attachment to match the darker grey. It's not a perfect match but its better than the default grey
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    Thank you so much.

    How did you fix the loose arm tab?

    I have some future maybe ill apply some of that to the hips.

    I got some flat model markers. Good tip with the tooth pick.
     
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    One advice i can give is to shave the toothpick down to make it finer and easier to get into smaller areas!
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    I see some smudges, but no big deal. Looks good. :)  You can wipe away gundam marker with your finger right after you apply it as well, so if you put your pinky right on the edge you might be able to wipe away anything that went outside the line.
     
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    Cool, I'll give it a shot.
     
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    Man, with the exception of some kinda loose feet which I fixed, my KO MP-36 is great. It transforms just fine and looks fine as well. Guess I was blessed on my purchase. Mine is the looks-just-like-Takara KO from a year or two ago that cost about $65 back then.
     
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