Power of the Primes (PotP) Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by TyrantGalvatron, Jul 20, 2017.

  1. Arko22

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    I got my PC-23! It will be some time before i can post any pics, though. I'll tell ya'll this: Grimlock's left waist screw was threaded before i ever tinkered with it, AND, the instructions show Grimlock's arms having three screws when they really only have 2! Very strange! But it still worked out in the end! Definitely worth the buy!
     
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  2. Kamen Ranger Bat

    Kamen Ranger Bat SELLING EVERYTHING!!

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    I'm still stuck between the 3 available options for volcanicus. Pc-21/23, tdw tc-06, or the base look with a few structural supports from shapeways. It's like there's things I like and dislike for all three.
     
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  3. Arko22

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    Understandable. Literally the only thing i'd like from the TDW set is the hands. I have the one they did for defensor, the feet were awful; the pegs were to big and the joints waaaaay too loose.
     
  4. oneyouknowleast

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    Anyone not care for Onyx Prime and willing to let it go? Let me know!
     
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  5. Kamen Ranger Bat

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    Makes sense. See for me. On tdw I like the hands, feet, chest, arm stability, and their solution to grimlocks hips. The issues lie in the overly aggressive shoulders and the fact the volcanicus' legs have a weird hip placement due to the solution and it limits you to slag and snarl as legs.

    For pc-23 the issues are the chest and "thinning" of the upper body by bringing the grimlock arms tighter to the body. But I like the functionality of the legs and how stable they seem.

    If I could like take pieces from all three and make my own combo without buying all 3 full sets, it would be perfect.
     
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  6. Kamen Ranger Bat

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    2nded on the onyx prime for me too just in case.
     
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  7. Arko22

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    i went with PC-23 because of the chest improvement and the thighs. They make Grimlock look like an actual Voyager class, as well as add stability to the shoulders of the combined form. Stock configuration for Volcanicus puts a lot of stress on Grimlock's shoulders, to the point that just after a few combinations the plastic can begin to wear. That's why i really like PE's solution, it puts the weight of the shoulders onto the back of the combined form, where it can be handled.

    But i definitely see your point in wanting stuff from each. I'd like the hands from TDW and the feet from the other PE set. But i don't have the funds to do such things.
     
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    Thanks for taking the time. Didn't even realize where the stress actually was located. I'm gonna stay away from combined mode until I figure out what I end up doing.
     
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    I too am on the fence between TDW and PE for Volcanicus, I like the feet, combining sword and Grimlock upgrades from PE, but I like the hands, the chest configuration/overall proportions of combined mode, and extra guns from TDW. Tough decision!
     
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    Got my Nemesis Prime in the mail yesterday. Bummed that it doesn't come with a figure card. Is mine a one-off on not getting a card or is that how they all are?
     
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    pretty sure thats how they all are
     
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    I saw this but the main issue with it so far is it doesn't address my biggest concern and that the thighs/legs being unstable.
     
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    I just got the predacons from Amazon delivered today. I was excited in till i opened it and headstrong has no horn. I contacted Amazon and im going to send it back and Amazon is going to send me a replacement.
     

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    I hit that last night on one of my Volcanicus'...there are a few screws that can help tighten it up and then with floor polish I got that particular copy pretty nice.
     
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    My Predaking was missing his right hand. I had to send it back to Hasbro for replacement. :( 
     
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    Still no reply from TFSource about that Terrorcon preorder slated for July, thoroughly regretting it now.
     
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    Loving this behemoth: 20180729_225517.jpg
     
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  19. smf2045

    smf2045 Aficionado of Combiners

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    Blot is a very disarming fellow. Especially with his fellow Terrorcon, Rippersnapper. :eek: :p :D 

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    Don't worry, though. Abominus got rearmed. :D 

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    Does anyone else have their Cuthroat's head popping off easily?
     
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