MP-44 Optimus Prime Discussion/Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Sam, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. Destructimis Prime

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    It’s an incredible figure. He is still figure of the year for me with Prime being right behind. Might be hard to find one for retail now it’s been sold out everywhere. He has an all in one transformation meaning the cab and trailer transform into the bot it’s impressive and a fun transformation.
     
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    What's the figures name? Let me try my luck with the usual sites that sell 3rd party TFs.
     
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    Guys I know some of you did get copies more recently of MP-44 that don't have the knee flaws out of box. Can you post the production run numbers possibly embedded in the back of the box? MPM-04 had a few ranging from numbers starting with "71" to ones starting with "72" with some of the later "72" run copies having less flaws.

    There might be a chance that the later copies of the current run may not have the knee flaw. Just something I think might be worth recording for the sake of comparison and narrowing down which batch(if isolated) it boils down to. Thanks!
     
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    Welp, you weren't kidding, SOLD OUT everywhere. Damn, I wish I'd known about this earlier!
     
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    How well can MP-44 tow MP-10's trailer?
     
  11. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    Not well I believe different slotting systems
     
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    Here's an question no one knows the answer to, but I'm going to ask anyways.
    Why does the trailer hitch have a limit on its rotation? You can't rotate MP-10's trailer too far because of clearance issues, but you can just attach it at an extreme angle to get around it. It looked like that wouldn't be a problem with 44, but then I discover it just won't physically rotate to 90 degrees. Makes it a pain if you have limited display space and want to have him hitched to the trailer at a jackknifed angle.
     
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    Yeah he said to use Bondene (styrene and ABS type):

    https://www.amazon.com/Plastruct-Bondene-Cement-Styrene/dp/B0006O09M4

    https://www.amazon.com/Plastruct-Pl...=B00FDFWJD8&psc=1&refRID=WT8SY0J3Q6YA16SZ9F8V

    Though I think it's the same as any "plastic weld" solution you'd use. I used something similar (JB weld) on an iGear PP03C when a part of the wing broke. It worked, but I used kid gloves like no other (since it was crappy clear purple plastic) to make sure it held together. Lo and behold it did. So using a plastic weld solution should be better than crazy glue :)  Just gotta be careful in that you're not rushing it, be patient and allow it all to dry before you handle it.
     
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    That’s interesting. Is cyanocrylate that bad for the plastic the legs of MP-44 are made of?
     
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    I don't think so, it just can crumble over time.
     
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    Pulp fiction?
     
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    Finallt fixed my prime. No more plastic scratch. Also polish the ss1 face
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    All good now
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    Obari pose!
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    As I said in other thread, I can’t believe how good your work is. Top notch!
     
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