Takara Tomy MP-45 Bumblebee 2.0

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TTemploy, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. divinecomedy

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    Isn't the New Age one legends scale? His feet does look cleaner than MP-45 and that's genius level.
     
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    Finally picked up MP-45 after not really being super interested. I'm still not 100% sold on the face but in hand I really like this figure. My hips were super loose so I unscrewed the back hip screw and found the halves that make the hip don't really sit flush with each other. I filed the back piece down just a bit so that its nice and flat and took about a MM off the screw (I think it was too long to screw the two halves of the hips together tightly. Here are some pics of holding bee on his sides and the legs staying in place.
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    Edit: Just a caution. I completely stripped the screw on the back of the figure.
     
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    There was a fix by @Jarrod I think where you remove excess glue inside the waist assembly. I did that on mine and it helped a bit. The glue causes the two halves to not be flush together which causes looseness in the hip joints.
     
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  6. BrutiKing

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    A bit late on my part, but ended up picking this up when I saw it up on yahoo auction for 4000 jpy roughly. Arrived today and I'm very happy with it to my surprise! Not sure why I held off on this. I am curious though if I could 'clean up' the back a bit... perhaps a project for a rainy day.
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    Ive heard that there is some alternate foot transformation people came up with for bee but i cant find it anywhere. Anyone know of this?
     
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    Cant exactly remember it, but it didn't look any better to me.
     
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    This is mine.
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    If there were inside gap fillers it'd look more like all normal feet, so given that, it's a marked improvement on the stock version that retains the open look but adds the ski shoe back.

    Obviously not perfect, but better.
     
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  10. REDLINE

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    There's a collage in this thread somewhere that shows step by step and then all views
     
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    Has there been any chatter of a oversized version?
     
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    I need to revisit this figure after looking at the cliffjumper (eeeeh!) Thread. I actually don't think I ever did his back pack correctly!
     
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    IMG_7296.jpg IMG_7297.jpg I do the same with mine. Definitely looks better..
     
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    Transforming Bee again just reminds me how much I love the little guy! Can’t wait for Cliff official announcement WHEN?? :D 

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    This guy always looks good with a Dragon or a Dinobot

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  17. Stryder Wolfe

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    Thanks!
     
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    Legit counting the days till Wonderfest to hopefully see Cliff as one of Takara's spotlight figures, should they be there. Also crossing my fingers for some sort of surprise reveal, haha.

    I'm not expecting much but you could only hope it ends up being a sea of new MPs.
     
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  19. Stryder Wolfe

    Stryder Wolfe Is it...Safe???

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    Fingers crossed indeed! Anything would be nice but I really want to know about Cliff and the Porsche license in particular. It's such a big part of transformers lore...Guess we will see what happens.
     
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    Same, and who knows? Maybe Raiden will get a big update, perhaps?

    Either way yeah, we'll see what happens...

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