Ocular Max Girder (Masterpiece Grapple)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Scaleface, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Starganderfish

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    Yeah the alt mode is a worry on Takara’s. On the other hand, the spare faces from Takaras Fuso mould seem to be the new defacto replacement for any figure with a bad face sculpt, so I’m kind of curiois to pick one up.

    How does MMC Grapple look with XTB Hoist? If they fit well together that may tip me towards picking this up.
     
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    I paid 90 for it and feel no regret even with the lower price now fwiw. He is exactly what I want from grapple.
     
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    I have both TT MP Grapple and MMC Girder. I have to say I like them both. And they're both pretty much the exact same height. If you want, I can pull them out and post a pic of them side-by-side for you? Girder has far more details and nice chrome rear bumpers. He's got a lot more of that G1 toy Grapple vibe to him than Grapple does. He's also got more die-cast/heft to him than MP Grapple. No defects on paint or molding on mine. Joints are good. Just don't buy from BBTS as they seem to have a bunch of them with missing bumpers. I sent one back, and the replacement was missing the same bumper. Sent it back again with one of the CS reps who agreed to simply install the missing part for me. He's looking golden now. Just be careful with the bumpers in the back.

    Reprolabels does offer stickers for MP Grapple, and they do look nice. But a shiny sticker bumper isn't quite as nice as a shiny chrome bumper in the back. ;) 

    Same here. :) 
     
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    If anyone wants this guy, I'm selling him MIB with MMcs inferno and Hoist new if anyone is interested. To me they are more toy than toon and not my style . Ive had to be more selective as to how many brands styles I collect. Details in my sales post.
     
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    OmegaRick704 Where the dead ships dwell

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    Just got an email from Toy Dojo for a holiday sale on Girder and Artifex on sale for 49.99 ea. I don't have any thing from Ocular Max yet but figured I would take a chance at that price.
     
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    @OmegaRick704, yep I got the same thing. I already have MP Grapple, but I picked up Hoist.
     
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    I was somewhat disappointed with their grapple but at 49.99 it' a steal.
     
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    Man I don't even like hoist but that's hard to pass up.
     
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    OmegaRick704 Where the dead ships dwell

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    I picked up Girder, I don't have MP Grapple...yet. It is just one part of many but Girder's shoulders for me are a bit more representational to the G1 toy, and as a child Grapple was probably my most played with transformer and for some reason the chrome bits on top of Girder's shoulders trigger those memories. Really looking forward to getting this guy in hand and having my first experience with this company.
     
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    I'd have to go with ebay. It would be $70 from toy dojo. Still undecided.
     
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    How? It costs like 8 bucks to ship?
     
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    Because Florida is wonderful and wants money money money, so along with the $8 shipping it would be about 10 for taxes.
     
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    Haha I live an hour from them. But seriously I don't want artifex without a solar tower power
     
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    Ah, didn’t realize he charged taxes to Florida.
     
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    All the us retailers do it for Florida.
     
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    So basically for Florida residents Toy Dojo will charge $8 standard shipping plus another $10 for taxes? Toy Dojo is great and all but in this case you're right and better off getting it for $55 shipped from a legit seller on Ebay.
    Transformers Ocular Max OX MMC PS-05 Girder In stock MISB Special sales | eBay
     
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    Same with bbts tfsource and probably the other us retailers.