PE-DX-01 RC and PE-DX-01B RC

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by optics, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. dwong1207

    dwong1207 Well-Known Member

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    Found that pic of wheelie as a 2010 offering that they haven't gotten to yet. Could be interested in not-Blackarachnia especially since the TFP one isn't that great. But I'm not so sure I want to put out another $100 for it.
     
  2. DBarricade

    DBarricade General Nutcase

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    When was this announced that this was their next project?:confused: 
     
  3. Transbot90210

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    Wheelie was announces with Laserbeak and Ratbat. A verrrrrrry long time ago.
     
  4. Scaleface

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    Kingbat, Ninja, The Sun and Not-Wheelie were all teased at the same time. Does anyone have scans of the Motobot RC comic?
     
  5. DBarricade

    DBarricade General Nutcase

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    I was asking about the Black Arachnia styled Motobot RC retool. Though that Wheelie could be pretty cool too.
     
  6. RedAlert Rescue

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    As soon as I can find one a teeny bit cheaper I'm buying a blue one - but £60.00 is a wee bit of a stretch under £50.00 i'd not hesitate.
     
  7. ahro23

    ahro23 Omnibot

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    Do you guys know if anyone is doing a shapeways type deal for the sniper bipod? I bought one cheap because this piece was broken and I'm trying to figure out a way to fix this stupid thing :lol  :eek: 
     
  8. Gundamben831

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    do you have any pics of the broken piece in particular?
     
  9. ahro23

    ahro23 Omnibot

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    Not on me but one of the pegs just ripped right off the base on one of the legs. I'll try to get pics of it later. I'm kinda tempted to try and find a tiny screw and see if that will hold it on though :eek: 
     
  10. OptionZero

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    I just got Azalea a week or so ago and have been debating whether to keep or try to sell my Motobot (blue and pink versions). What bugged me was that Azalea was smaller than the Motobot mold in vehicle mode, but too big to ride the motobot as a robot.

    None of my other figures ever quite fit either - the Perfect Effect mini warriors (Camera force, rumble, frenzy, etc) were too small, actually, and most deluxe/voyagers were way too big. Even an Bandai S.H. Figuarts character was too big.

    But then I discovered this (Attached)

    The MakeToys Swerve/Cogz fits perfectly! I rotated the leg wheels out and flipped out the back flaps for better clearance, but what do you guys think?
     

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  11. Joevette8

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    she fits

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  12. OptionZero

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    Terribly. She's way too big.
     
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    The bipod broke on mine. Both pegs sheared right off, and the first repair I tried to do was something of a bludgeon job, so I don't know if I even have enough clearance to use a screw on the second leg. I'll try gluing the peg back on, but if that doesn't work, does anyone know of anything to replace the bipod with?
     
  14. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style I'm boney. I'm boney; Leave me aloney! TFW2005 Supporter

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  15. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    Hello, I've been interested in these figures since I got Aranea. I was just wondering if the pink version comes with the visor just like the blue version?
     
  16. TFao

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    Pink RC comes with a yellow visor. Sorry couldn’t find a pic. Guess I don’t use it much.

    I do recommend grabbing PE Ninja to go along as a companion. They make a great pair.

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  17. Rakzo

    Rakzo Peruvian Transformers Fan

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    Neat, thanks!

    I'm probably going to get both and treat them as new characters just like with Aranea.
     
  18. Garralous

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    Sad Post!
    To preface- I'm pretty inexperienced to the third party scene so maybe I'm going to say somethings that may seem obvious to you vets.

    Anyways I saw this figure, thought it looked great, and everyone's reviews said it was great, so I figured it would be a solid pick. I grabbed a new one off ebay. I guess the lesson I learned is some 3rd party figures just don't age well: the moment I started fiddling, things got troublesome. For starters, that build quality a lot of folk mentioned just was not there, moving the head or arms felt very dangerous as pieces of plastic started to slightly come apart at the seams. The sniper barrel was missing a ring on it's connection side, so it split open whenever i tried to plug it on (tape worked as a temporary fix, will use epoxy later). A bit concerned at this point, I at least wanted to transform it. For the most part it was fine, but then I got to one mind boggling step. I had to lock the heel/foot into the leg- this issue is the heel/foot is plastic and the leg is diecast. So you having to force the delicate and intricate plastic bit into a tight diecast notch which has zero give. I was successful the for the first leg, but second leg gave me more guff, and I accidentally snapped a tiny decorative plastic part. Maybe I'll be able to fix that as well with epoxy, but I don't think I'm going to try transforming it again. Which is a real shame, because I like fiddling with my collection.

    All that said the figure looks great, and is a cool looking bike. I'm just sad I can't flip it back and forth. Maybe I was just naive for thinking a 6 year old figure would stay study.
     
  19. Rewbot12

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    Mine's forearms/elbow area have cracks I haven't seen before. This needs not a mere reissue, but with fixes addressing recurring problems. Or better yet, a version 2 with an entirely new mold.

    By far this is the closest thing we could have to an IDW Arcee of this design https://i.tformers.com/g/generated/25666/TF_RiD_37-pr-1__scaled_600.jpg, though I wish a car version were to be made.

    Its flaws are understandable since this is one of PE's earliest products. It's design, to this day, has got to be one of the most impressive 3P figures ever made.
     
  20. Nemesis251

    Nemesis251 Wakanda Forever!!!

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    I don't have many regrets but selling my Aranea is one of them...