Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-44 Convoy/Optimus Prime Ver. 3

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Retroheavy, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. GearsRollo

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    Yeah, I just don’t see it man. There’s a steady growth and development to the MP line, and MP-10 and MP-44 are clearly related. Remote control is a whole other thing, like the difference between Generations and Masterpiece.
     
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  5. Optimus Dime

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    So here is a couple things I noticed on MP-44, like how to keep from chipping his crotch paint.

    I had taken his legs apart as the upper "hip" on his right side was missing the ratchet for his side ways movement. So I turned both legs into nice tight friction joints now stronger compared to the ratchets.

    But while doing this I figured out what was scratching his crotch paint.

    When you first open Prime you will notice there is plastic all over him, and some sitting over his crotch. It is there to keep it from being scratched so. There is the two bars that the Matrix Chamber sits on that sits over the crotch in Truck mode. Take some felt of something soft and wrap around those bars, and it won't scratch the paint if you transform it.

    If you seen how it was to fix FansToys Hoodlum, it is more or less the same thing. The way the bars sit in truck mode, it scraps on the paint. It you can put something soft on the bars, like felt or something like that, it won't scratch it any longer.

    Best Regards,
     
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    Yes. Yes, it is.

    So far, it looks it. If so, I still gotta figure out something to do about getting a box/tray....

    Thanks, man. I feel horrible right now. Was really looking forward to this....

    Hoping to get either a replacement or maybe a box/tray from someone just tossing theirs.
     
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  7. Optimus Dime

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    My friend is going to toss his box and tray, I could ask him for it if he still has it.

    Best Regards,
     
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  8. Superquad7

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    That would rock. THANK YOU.
     
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    To late tonight, but will give him a call tomorrow morning, and will let you know. Not sure if he still has it, but worth a shot seeing as that is all you need.

    Best Regards,
     
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    And if we could get a Brawn for sure and maybe a Mirage that might be nice too.
     
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    So, I'm pretty sure my figure is okay. Still inspecting. Hoping that's all and that I can just replace the box/tray.
     
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    Is anyone actually using the season one head at all?! And if so... Would you mind sharing some photos.
     
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    yeah. i know. i always wonder if any company will go that way. personally I want one like self-transform one. or eventually replace alexa with AI.
     
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    i love ss1 head
     
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    Are the shoulders ratchets working well for everyone?!
     
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    I know you've contributed so much for the communauty and I feel sorry to file you with other questions, but I'm a complete newbie in terms of how to paint a figure. May I ask you what material do you use (with pics please) and I believe the numbers after the Mr Hobby paint are proportions (?) but what does 1/32 stand for ? Thx a lot (again ;) )
     
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    True ! Another thing that can scrape the yellow crotch is when you fold the arms back inside the cab. Just have to keep it mind. For the moment I cover it with the given plastic protection.
     
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    I tossed mine by mistake. But was glad I figured out what was scratching it. At the least now I can protect it. Thanks for telling me about the arms. I would of never thought about that. I may cut out a piece of clear plastic to put over it if I do transform it. Until I can figure out a better way to protect it.

    Best Regards,
     
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    Exactly that! Was that hand brushed or airbrushed?
     
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    That's unacceptable. I feel horrible for you. Your box is totally destroyed. Does Amazon.jp pay for the return shipping? I hope you'll be able to get a replacement. I had a dent in my MP-44 box, but it doesn't even come close to your damage.
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