MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Knightsword, May 9, 2018.

  1. mx-01 archon

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    Paint chipping issues are usually more about design than they are about materials. Chipping will occur when painted surfaces rub up against others. If the toy is designed such that contact between those areas can be minimized, it will be less likely to happen.

    For the record, I don't know of any 3P figures to be 90%+ painted on their surface like Megatron, Sunstreaker, or the BW MPs are.
     
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  2. BWfan86

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    MP Ironhide is painted essentially head to toe though and although I have handled him a decent amount, I have not yet had paint chipping with him
     
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    He did have chrome rub issues, though, which was a different matter. But yeah, Ironhide/Ratchet have pretty good parts clearances.

    That's one of my favourite things about the mold, is how cleanly their jigsaw panels all slip past each other and lock together.
     
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    One of the top Kobayashi molds, IMO. Premium paint job, hefty, solid figure, reasonable price point, reasonable (i.e. not frustrating transformation). Only things I would have added were a different (more secure) mechanism for changing the faces and a few more real car details. I’m ok with the hip flaps and butt tires.
     
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  5. mx-01 archon

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    I eventually sprang for the 3P Shadow Fisher upgrades to fix the hip door issue, but it does render the vehicle mode a bit less clean looking because of the angled hinge that now runs through the door.
     
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    The colors on Megatron are exquisite! No matter what lighting he's under they look amazing every single time. It's a veritable feast for the eyes!
     
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    I don't need more pictures to know this is awesome. Just get it in my hands already without paint chipping :D 
     
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    these are a treat!

    thank you Takara.
     
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    I'm sure the 360¤ view has been out for a month.
     
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    This is fun.
     
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    lol I dunno. It's blocked in Korea too. Someone reupload it. NOW PLEASE!!!
     
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    Since no one else has done it yet, 

    YEEESSSSSSS...
     
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    We must have the precious. Even with the hefty price tag I still have to have him. Everything looks amazing. 
     
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    Wasn’t this video uploaded a month or so ago?
     
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    A-MA-ZING!!!
     
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    I wonder why all TT's Diaclone Reboot promotional videos are available worldwide but ALL their TF related videos come out with super strong region locked settings. It's quite annoying and perplexing.

    Aren't you thinking about Dinobot's promo video?
     
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  19. Lazerwave

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    Um,

    Front page says it's MP40.
     
  20. BWfan86

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    No, definitely not- it was megatron’s. I remember a few weeks ago having the same issue of not being able to view the video because I am in the US and someone posted a facebook link that included a youtube version of the video that could be viewed anywhere. This is old news.
     
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