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MS Toys MS-01 (MP Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. DataLore

    DataLore Well-Known Member

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    Upper thigh rotation is pretty important. MS01 also has individual fingers as well and ab crunch/arcing. Also the arm butterfly joint is pretty advanced and has bits that come out to make it more natural.

    Its overall more posable. Plus, its transformation is less finnicky.
     
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  2. ServO

    ServO Seeker (I look for stuff) Moderator

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    I received my copy today and I was not disappointed.
    I went with this guy over TE because I liked the head sculpt better. I also like the shape/size of the chest windows, the presence of the windshield wipers, and the cleaner lower legs. I just didn't like that pinned metal slider on the side of TE's legs. I also appreciate the thigh swivel.
    I did add some white paper behind the chest windows because I too dislike seeing the matrix right there...but dang...this guy looks GREAT in my display!
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  3. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Well-Known Member

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    When my MS-01 comes, I kind of want to paint the inside of the windows silver.

    ...I just kind of hope someone else does it first, so I can see how it looks.
     
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  4. DataLore

    DataLore Well-Known Member

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    Paint some paper silver (or use aluminum foil?) and put that behind the windows. Same effect, less permanent.
     
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  5. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    Inspired by Twitter user and Illustrator @beni_beni136

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    His original art
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  6. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    Think you just sold an MS-01 with that pic, Tcrack. Radness.
     
  7. Rewind

    Rewind Giant Memory Stick

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    <3
     
  8. Sup3hobo

    Sup3hobo Well-Known Member

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    Man oh man that's adorable.
     
  9. minstral

    minstral It's all about G1 Masterpiece

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    If there was ever the case for having an extreme ab crunch..
     
  10. captain america

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    Better yet, find some reflective window film and trim two rectangles to fin inside the chest window cavities. Don't separate the reflective film from its backing, just use some small pieces of tape to hold it in place.
     
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  11. fywdyl

    fywdyl Well-Known Member

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    When is this version of it happening?

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  12. Mr.Deflok

    Mr.Deflok Well-Known Member

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    I hope Beni gets to see your photo. That's adorable.
     
  13. Mr.Deflok

    Mr.Deflok Well-Known Member

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    That's a pretty cool idea.
     
  14. mikeszekely

    mikeszekely Well-Known Member

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    As long as I like how it looks, I won't really mind it being permanent.

    I get that in @beni_beni136's art they're Optimuses and they're resting together, but I find it amusing that the lack of articulation on the toy animals makes them look dead. In your photo I'm imagining G1 Optimus resting after killing the Beast Wars versions.:D 

    I'm not buying a white repaint of MS-01 unless Magic Square makes a trailer that turns into Ultra Magnus' armor.

    (I can be persuaded to throw money at a Nemesis repaint, though.)
     
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  15. 86mcss

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    I would kind of like magic square to do a Rodimus prime now. We need a decent g1 Rodimus prime.
     
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  16. TCracker

    TCracker おもちゃは今とても暑いです

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    LOL. I get what you mean, but hey, I work with what I have. It's not perfect but I tried :lol 

    At one point I was mulling cutting up those Tomica animals and add articulation then I realized that I am not skillful enough to pull it off.
     
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  17. Magnus Deacon

    Magnus Deacon Festivus Prime

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    Have MS said if they'll be putting out a trailer component for this? I pre-ordered this dude but don't know if there's any news on the trailer or not.
     
  18. rob_charb

    rob_charb Well-Known Member

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    I really like my DX9 Carry, but I would be very, very interested to see a Magic Square take on Rodimus, both at MP and Legends scales.
     
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  19. PsyberianTiger

    PsyberianTiger Unknown member

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    Should be getting mine this weekend.
    So for those who already have him, what is painted & unpainted on this figure?
     
  20. ICEPnguin

    ICEPnguin Constructicon

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    forgot Magnus, give me those Stunticons already!!
     
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