MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

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

  1. Render

    Render I’m all kinds of nerd.

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    Hahaha I used a lego separator to wedge the pieces apart when I first transformed him. :p 
     
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  2. peddlerofwine

    peddlerofwine Starscream's Robot Gun

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    You gotta do what you gotta do, lol.
     
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  3. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    What I was saying that after that first hump, you need nowhere near that level of force. Not scary at all after the first go.
     
  4. Booster Gold

    Booster Gold Accept no imitations

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    Humm..well my personal experience is to the contrary, therefore we can only conclude that I am either lying or your experience is not definitive and should maybe be qualified with the standard 'YMMV'.
     
  5. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    I mean, that's the general consensus with the figure. But if yours is different, you do you.
     
  6. Booster Gold

    Booster Gold Accept no imitations

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    ok.... not convinced it is though. The general consensus seems to be it loosens up over time (like I originally said). From what i've read here (and experienced first hand) the actual level of looseness seems to be on a scale from "not scary at all" to "still pretty scary but not as bad". One size does not fit all. It's a pedantic point to make but you did pull me up on it ;) 
     
  7. lord ginrai

    lord ginrai Proud member of the Cult of Scorponok

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    Like @Booster Gold said, it probably varies from copy to copy.
    My figure was a bit tight the first time around, but I didn't have any real trouble transforming him. The joint has been smooth ever since.
     
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  8. Alpha_&_Omega

    Alpha_&_Omega From the Covenant of Primus...

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    Why do we not have this IRL yet?
     
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  9. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Remembering this figure exists makes me want to go and pick it up again.

    These BW MPs never get old. I never get the feeling of "that's it?" I can go back and pick up any one of them and just be thrilled with what's in my hand.
     
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  10. er4smiths

    er4smiths MP Grimlock v2.0

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    Agreed 100%

     
  11. myrrh

    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    ...probably because $320 figures are a hard sell...
     
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  12. Booster Gold

    Booster Gold Accept no imitations

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    ...and that deco was never released in Japan as far as i'm aware. Essentially the same reason why we don't have a Grimlock redeco of Dinobot either.
     
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  13. 9999eachhit

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    I usually don't spring for repaints of molds I already own, but I'd buy that sweet white grimlock repaint of dinobot on frame one
     
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    I got them the other day and for my first beast wars mp I'm left speechless in the best way possible 20200408_012350.jpg
     
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  15. Alpha_&_Omega

    Alpha_&_Omega From the Covenant of Primus...

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    has any company made a mutant mask? Does a 3D model exist?
     
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    Maintenance Throne Mode
     
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  17. hlesouza

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    Hi there! I was wondering if you guys can help me with any tip on a better way to open and close the right and left back panels or "wings" of MP-43? The "wings" lock to tight which makes it hard to open when going from beast to robot, and a living hell to put it together, at least on my figure.

    -Beast to robot: I realease dino head from the body like the isntructions show, then I try to open "wings" by pulling in opposite directions. Is there a better way? I saw a video of guy that simply push the spine of the dino down towards the body, is it better?

    -Robot to beast: To me this is the worst part, I've found no other way to do it other then, once each side is fully formed into "wing", I just press them together. Can you guys help me?
     
  18. Paco Grande

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    Did you check out Wotafa’s video on YouTube? He usually has very good transformation instructions and so does Emgo. I believe pressing on the spine as you said works best to separate them but have a look at those videos.
     
  19. hlesouza

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    Yes I did check them, and both of them open the "wings" by pulling to the side, not by pressing down the spine. And wotafa has a transformation video from robot to beast, and it looks super easy to close the "wings". But on mine it is nothing like that
     
  20. Chopper Face

    Chopper Face Emissary of The Vok

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    So, I enquired about that add on back kit for Megatron at TF Safari and they said they just got a batch in and will be sending them out now. Not even sure mine would be coming if I didn’t specifically ask for it and then reconfirm my address so if anyone else PO’d then go get in touch. Doesn’t look like anymore will be made.
    Here’s some pics they sent.
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    Yeah, really, dreadfully lacklustre and lazy paint apps- genuinely embarrassing and probably the least necessary kit ever but I’ll repaint it and see how I like it then or just display it hanging on the stand with the missile.
     
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