MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

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

  1. XXLMagnus

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    my copy can twist around like an old school spinning top at the waist with just a small push of the finger, but guess mileage will vary and what not ...
     
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    I meant Takara MP, they don’t provide replacement parts and other support the way MMC or Fanstoys or etc do. Or so I’ve heard from the mp-47 breakages
     
  3. lord ginrai

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    They do. Just, only in the marketplace they actually directly sell, which is Japan.
    Every TT toy comes with a 1-year warranty.
     
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    Someone should recolor this into T-Wrecks from the 2000 Dinobots toyline.
     
  5. Delduwath

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    Toy Dojo has incredible customer support - but for these Black Friday sales, they specifically and explicitly say that these sales are final. I don't know if that would still apply if you get a figure that's broken out-of-the-box, but I either wouldn't risk it or I'd send them an email to ask about it.
     
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    For all intents and purposes, no customer support in USA then?
     
  7. lord ginrai

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    Afraid not. USA is Hasbro territory.
    Although your vendor might have some kind of warranty system.

    FWIW, I had 0 QC issues with my Megatron. From what I've seen on these boards, Megs is one of the least problematic MP releases.
     
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  8. Shin Densetsu

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    Since it was a toy Hasbro imported over to the states, you can try contacting their customer service department. Not sure how they’ll help you but it’ll at least give them something to document regarding broken parts or misassembly.

    Unfortunately it’s a gamble to purchase one since you can’t tell if it’s misassembled or broken until it’s out the box. Mine, last time I checked, was okay but I would be pissed to take it out now only to find a breakage that developed. As MP’s went up in price(and this one in particular had me on the border of wondering if it was worth it or not before I paid for my preorder), I’ve become a lot less willing to take the gamble.

    Not sure if the seller would be up to inspecting it beforehand before selling. To see the breakage you would just have to move the hip(maybe pivot it outwards 1 click) it should be readily apparent if there’s a breakage just by looking at it.

    The hips were fine on my copy last I checked(transformed and posed a few times after I got it). There was some slight lines visible along the curvature of the plastic swirls but they didn’t crack apart when posing and the hip joints seemed fine. Normally the breakages there would’ve seen parts break apart. The dino skin hinges had some stress marks, they’re made of thin plastic so be careful around those areas(try to brace them when moving them).

    Jarrod had took 1 apart much earlier in this thread and showed how misassembly broke a copy he was looking at. It would be good to see his posts to get a better idea of what’s going on.
     
  9. rendsora

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    Thank you for your reassurance fellow Brave (Yuusha) fan.

    Yup I'm gonna get mine soon.
     
  10. rendsora

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    Folks any idea on how to differentiate between the genuine copy or the KO?

    A seller is gonna sell me a BIB copy but I'm kinda paranoid about it. :eek: 

    Thanks in advance for any useful advice.
     
  11. Dirge121

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    KO has a much better voice feature because it’s actually David Kaye, also if it’s anything like the two I’ve handled it won’t be able to transform to dinosaur mode no matter how long you massage the panels.
     
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    There are a few other tells, but the KO has translucent light up dino eyes instead of opaque eyes like the genuine toy.
     
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    KO has much darker purple
    no predacon insignia on forehead
    david kaye voice
    joint tighter but meh don't care.
    translucent red eye meh
     
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  14. rendsora

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    Ya mean for the beast mode?
     
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    Yes
     
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    Just got this and all I can say it’s amazing overall. Scary initially to transform but help with Wotafa’s video on YouTube helped immensely. Only downside is I don’t know how to get that one side of the tail panel to tab in. Seems to securely tab one side but not the other. Anyone knows how?
     
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    If you're talking about the robot mode arm and tail the tab near the elbow requires quite a bit of force to tab in
     
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    The trick with the tail is to get his left hand folded up just right so it fits properly. The tail doesn’t want to tab together if the hand isn’t right. I struggle with that on mine as well but I believe Wotafa shows how the hand folds up? Or maybe Emgo?
     
  20. skwonderfactory

    skwonderfactory Me Scott like Transformers!

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    Is there a really high quality KO of this with colors really close to the original?