MP-44 Optimus Prime Discussion/Appreciation Thread

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

  1. Prime of Shadows

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    I took a small screwdriver to the screws in Prime’s biceps and shoulders to tighten up my bicep swivels; the only real issue I’ve had. Fixed it decently. Still not super tight but if I get annoyed again I can always open it and apply some acetone.
     
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  2. God Orion

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    How does TT usually proceed with reissues?
     
  3. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    There's no real rhyme or reason to how they do things. You're best bet is to simply have patience.
     
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  4. God Orion

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    Just thought there could have been a usual time schedule between releases. Thank you anyway.
     
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  5. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    I wish. :lol  at least that way I would be able to set some cash aside to grab it when it is released.
     
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  6. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

    ThatGuyCalledBlaster No relation to the Autobot, ironically. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Seconded, love the shots, buddy!

    Quick question on that note, what're you shooting these pics with?
     
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  7. Dean ML

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    Thanks so much, man! Just my ol’ iPhone8. I think the main thing is the light I use, a good led reading lamp.
     
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  8. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

    ThatGuyCalledBlaster No relation to the Autobot, ironically. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Damn man, color me a bit surprised. And here my Note 8's camera is a shitshow, all the more reason for me to switch back. Seriously, this past WWDC was legit the eyeopener for me to go back after my shitty hand-me-down 5S. That aside, been in the market for a DSLR, so I figured i've throw it out there to see, haha.

    And I STILL need to get MP-44. I know, i'm a heretic. I'm that guy who gets FT Beachcomber but isn't getting MP-44.
     
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  9. Metroplex[IH]

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    I love my MP-44, QC issues and all, but the Carly that came with mine is flawed irreparably. If anyone has a junker set and a spare Carly they’d be willing to unload, please PM me!
     
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  10. GodParticle

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    The heel part of the foot on one side doesn't lie flat like the other side. Did I transform it wrong? It's kind of wants to spring outward instead of lie flat
     
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    I had that issue. I ended up sanding a little bit of plastic from the hinge area until the foot went flatter. It’s not perfect but it’s better.
     
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    I might give that a try. It's not a huge issue and just wondered if I had done something wrong.

    On another note, I thought the antenna on my alternate head was good, but it's messed up on one side. What's the best way to straighten those?
     
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    I had great results by just bending it by hand and repeating it a few times.
     
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  14. GodParticle

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    Yeah, I tried that. Even heating and it wouldn't budge much. It has a sharp kink in it, so might be too far gone. I guess I could swap out the good antenna if I ever wanted that look since they seem the same style. I like the one that came on the figure better anyway
     
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    Has anyone got a link to that chinese video where the guy explains all the steps to get a clean vehicle mode? I have searched multiple threads and can't find it anymore...
     
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  20. God Orion

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    So much time must have gone through for doign this! Really impressive!
     
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