MPM-12 Optimus Prime (Bumblebee Movie)

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  1. Jhund

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    Btw how difficult is it to push the ears out a little on the optimus’s head ? I’ve seen someone mod it and it looks substantially better. Honestly pushing me more on the purchase
     
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    You can do some modding sure , but you wont be able to transform anymore.
    I separated the head so you can see the antenna part .
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    As you can see , you can try to add something in between the antenna to increase distance between them. But the problem arise is the antenna connect with a part of his head.
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    So depends on what you do , it will be very ugly or slightly better because that piece still protrude out.
    Best bet would be waiting if DNA kit release an upgrade kit. It would be the antenna with springloaded mechanism and part of his head separated from it.
     
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  4. Jhund

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    Alright noted because the one I saw looked like this , think he did one side to show the difference but I could be wrong . 7F1FBECE-D635-4F38-9BF0-82B77450D56A.jpeg
     
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    thats exactly what i mean
    he done it in the manner that those 2 side head pieces stick out enough to not have any gap , so it look kinda good. But im used to CGI accurate thin head so i am fine with the figure , unless someone can make it as good as 3A DLX head
     
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  6. skwonderfactory

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    Yesterday I got my order in through Robotoy Base and it’s shipping out today. Thanks Tony!
     
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    I always buy 3P from Robotoybase. He is so reliable. Support Hongkong fellow
     
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    Yes, third time I ordered from him. Before it was two third parties and they both got here in a week. I don’t know why I forgot to check there for MPM-12.
     
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    Do we have any idea when Target is going to put this up at all?
     
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    That's awesome, do they ship out earlier that most?
     
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    that's the key point. His shipping fee is expensive if you want real fast from asia , but you get what you pay for. I only wait 2 days for my stuffs come from hongkong to my home, which is insanely fast
     
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    Wow that mod improves the head a lot imo!

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    Yeah, I'll happily take a replacement head, hands, axe, MP-10 hitch converter, and weapons for $50 Alex (RIP Mr. Trebek).
     
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    Boy that new look looks so much better
     
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    True , but doing this will render the transformation impossible because now the antenna width is too large to fit into chest cavity.
    so you will have to trim inner chest cavity
    Look good tho
     
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    Which for that JUST BUY THE THREEZERO VERSION :lol .
     
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    hey you never know one beautiful day and DNA kit grace us with that set of sweet head upgrade lol
     
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    I was about to say "I'm crossing my fingers" but quite frankly if one doesn't get made I'm not going to lose sleep over it. It's not like MPM-12 really needs and upgrade kit that badly.

    Don't get me wrong if one comes out with what I want (see my earlier Jeopardy themed post) I would buy it in a heartbeat!
     
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    action figure =\= a Transforming toy.
     
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    Agreed, but you have to look at the context of the conversation. I was saying that if you mod the figure to the point in which it can't transform, all for the sake of accuracy to the source material you might as well just buy a premium non transforming figure.
     
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