The Masterpiece Appreciation thread

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

  1. LorDZeeD

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    Damn…just realized I’m gonna have to put a toon style logo on this guy when I get him again…oh how the tables have turned for me, I was vehemently against them when takara started using them.
     
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    I've been playing with my KO MP Hound. Man, oh man, how I wished Takara re-released him without the problems it had. The design is stunning. This really is one of those "shut up and take my money" moments - just give me a product tat doesn't crumble. The moment that it comes out I'm buying, and the moment I unpack it, the KO's out. Such as shame. Hope it will happen. Hound's one of my all-time favorites.
     
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    Redferno97 I can stop collecting whenever I want...

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    I love the design too, my Hound has been alright, I’ve transformed him a few times either way with no issue but I have noticed a small crack forming on the head armature so he’s staying in bot mode for all eternity now unfortunately
     
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    Doesn’t his toon grill already have the toon logo?
     
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    I have been lurking lately and been mainly in the third party threads.
     
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    His chrome grill doesn’t
     
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    I'm waiting on a reissue as well, and if they don't release one, well I guess I'm just never owning it. I refuse to spend that much on a transforming figure that I can't transform. He looks incredible and I would love to add him to my display
     
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    His chrome grill isn’t toon either though. So why put a toon symbol on a toy chest? Makes sense right? That’s why Takara did it that way. Anyway it’s your toy so you can do whatever you want of course. I have fully committed to the church of toon so I remove all the chrome if I’m given the option.
     
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    I don't play with my figures much and repose every 6 months to a year or so. No need to transform if you purchase two. I definitely understand the issues, but he's too great to pass up.

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    Fair, but I don't want to give takara money for something so flawed. Especially twice. Plus, transformation is one of my favorite joys of masterpiece figures. They don't interest me as static never to be touched pieces. To each their own of course!
     
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    100% understand and agree. Honestly, I dont have time to transform these guys currently (house, kids and all that Jazz - please make him Takara!).
     
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    Figures like prime, sunstreaker, etc, don’t have the option to remove the chrome so I keep it on alt mode parts for the sake of consistency. Grapple and inferno are actually the only two figures thus far to have their logos on the swappable parts so it hasn’t really been a problem until them. At this rate the only figures left with traditional logos in my MP collection will be Ironhide and ratchet, Starsaber, and maybe the reunited Ginrai depending on what direction they go with him. For what it’s worth takara seems to have anticipated some people having this preference as well, thus the inclusion of sticker sheets with both logo options.

    Edit: turns out ocean did a set of white backed cartoon style dry transfer logos so I shall soon have solutions for all of the above.
     
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    His alt mode is highly underrated and so beautiful!

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