MP-43 Beast Wars Megatron

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

  1. Dirge121

    Dirge121 I'll be your end of days

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    I can only speak for the first run KO which wasn’t great. Mine physically could not finish transforming into dinosaur mode as several of the tabs and slots were sized incorrectly. It also had a couple of the pieces used to lock the robot mode parts into place installed upside down. If you’re looking for a solid action figure of BW Megatron it’s worth it as you can just glue the loose transformation parts into place.
     
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  2. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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  3. bryan_too

    bryan_too go home

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    I did just that but still no cigar. One side would always slightly pop out of it. It's probably Wotafa'a vid but again it's in Japanese so translation issues lol
     
  4. TransformerFanatic

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    [​IMG]

    Is this the beginning of the dreaded crotch crack? Or just a small paint defect? It doesn't feel rough to the touch.

    Purchased in Nov from BBTS

    Thanks in advance!
     
  5. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    That swirl is always there.

    There is no "start" of the dreaded crotch crack. It's either there or it's not. It's not a wear-and-tear fracture, but a pressure fracture caused by misassembly.

    If you can move the hips, and nothing is broken, then you're fine.
     
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  6. TransformerFanatic

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    Thank you so much!!! Now I can sleep much better tonight. One of my favorite figures so that legitimately had me tense.
     
  7. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    Anyone have a box w/ insert and instructions they don't want? I got the KO in a generic box, and would be willing to pay $25 shipped for it. It's a long shot, but I just thought I'd ask, PM me if you want to part with yours :) 
     
  8. Mako Crab

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    It seems like it’s been a long time since we’ve heard about any new BW MPs on the horizon. I hope they plan to continue the line until at least the season 1 cast is completed.
     
  9. 9999eachhit

    9999eachhit Well-Known Member

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    Unfortunately not. I feel like I can't hold my breath for the entire cast. I'd die a happy man if we AT LEAST got rhinox, rattrap, and terrorsaur
     
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  10. Mako Crab

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    I *NEED* a MP Inferno. :( 
     
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  11. wwoptimusprime

    wwoptimusprime Till all are one

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    Anyone know where I could still get the upgrade backpack?
     
  12. Chopper Face

    Chopper Face Emissary of The Vok

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    I think the term ‘upgrade’ is a bit of a stretch.
    Unless you’re handy with a paint brush then it’s definitely not worth getting.
    I’ve only got one picture of the production piece on Megatron from when I first opened it-
    290450CF-4127-40D1-9C96-9E575D91380E.jpeg As is, it’s a piece of shit purely because of the awful, slopped on, wrong coloured paint job. I initially had an email from TFsafari [the only store that I know of that were selling it] saying release was delayed as they were sending the product back due to ‘quality issues’ and would receive an improved version- and this is what arrived. It’s just embarrassing. Plus I had to chase them up multiple times for it.

    It’s currently just standing on my accessories shelf as I’m more interested in painting 1:6 heads at the moment.
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    I guess it has the potential to look passable but, for the cost and considering the materials used and the sheer lack of effort or care that went into the finished product, I really can’t endorse it or encourage that anyone give money to Blackarachnia Studios.
    Beast Wars MPs deserve better.
     
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  13. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    That is the shelf where hope goes to die.
     
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  14. Chopper Face

    Chopper Face Emissary of The Vok

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    It’s my designated MP scaled Transmetal Predacon beast mode shelf- but there aren’t any of those yet so it’s just covered in faces.
     
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    That's a pretty specific shelf. Do you have shelves for all the other permutations of MP scaled beast wars? I wanna see :D 
     
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  17. MarikZero

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    Bay Prime approves.
     
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  18. ssjgoku22

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    Well theTransart Ravage is coming. Maybe there's the start. For Transmetal Maximals, Transart also made Primal and Cheetor. Perfect Effect made Optimal Optimus and Transmetal 2 Megatron. They also have the Jiangxing Transmetal 2 Megatron, which is an absolute beast.
     
  19. Chopper Face

    Chopper Face Emissary of The Vok

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    Ha. I’ve never been memefied before. I like it!
     
  20. TaurusOxford

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    A shame, cause I just got a MP BW Megs and I would have loved to have upgrade parts that give him his CG-accurate backpack and hip guns since I have no real intentions of putting him in beast mode anyway.