The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Superquad7, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. Dachande

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    my wife got me MP45 for Christmas. For the most post I am impressed. Articulation is excellent by modern standards, the Chibi VW Bug is delightful.

    Not sure I'm transforming the back properly because it doesn't seem to lock in. The head/face are extremely true to the cartoon (which unfortunately means they look dated).

    All in all in happy with this guy.

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    Dude I love your backdrop. Is it a specific location or just something you threw together?
     
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  4. elburrito

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    Thanks. That's a few pieces from other backdrops cobbled together to preserve them. I'll try to find pics of some of the older backdrops.
     
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    I think the trick is to overcompensate the degree in which the hinge sits when it's flush in robot mode if that makes sense. Basically bend it a little bit more than what it needs so that it sits flush when everything gets put into place. The hinges are pretty solid as well, on my copy anyways.
     
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    The back doesn't really lock in as far as I know. Shame because the figure in generally is pretty good.
     
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  8. atomD21

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    Guess who showed up today! I went from abject hatred of this design to mild curiosity, then thanks mostly to @Dean ML and his pics, I began to love this little guy! And while he is a bit fiddly, he is awesome! I love him! Spike.... Not so much.
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    Just got the shipping notification for Hound! Should have him in hand Monday night!!! Then I have to stop and let my wallet heal.
     
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  10. Fenrys

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    out of curiosity, does anyone still use alternity cliffjumper with their masterpieces? i see he's not super expensive on ebay and was curious how he compares size wise with masterpiece figures
     
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    Soo uh... Who's MP of the year?
     
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    Depends on Hound. Mine should be delivered on the 30th so not all votes are in. My current vote is on Prime V3 / MP-44. I have to admire Prime for coming with his own playset.
     
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    mp-10g, just for doing something off the wall and different with the franchise
     
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    My vote would be with MP-44. They killed it with him! Bee is pretty good, and Hound seems like he's going to be great, but Prime takes the cake.
     
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    I gotta go with Blackarachnia slightly over Prime. Hound is still in the running though since he'll be in my hands any day now.
     
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    Seeing as MP-44 is the MP of all time, he is defacto winner for the year :cool: 

    Don't @ me ;) 
     
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    I thought that I’d be unboxing MP-18+ by now but a post office snafu means I’ll have to wait awhile longer. Fooling around with Bluestreak to keep myself occupied. 3030EC68-77D2-4083-91B3-C3FB642B683A.jpeg 56852344-733D-447C-87F4-5B92D9E5FB55.jpeg
     
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    It’s cool, I’ll just quote you instead :p 
    But I have to agree with the majority, MP-44 is the killer figure for this year. I have a feeling a lot of people will also say MP-43 Megatron.
     
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