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Transform Element TE-01 (Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Blazing Mewtwo

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    I'm actually the complete opposite of this. lol Again I must say, the fact that I'm CHUG only, now, is a testament to how impressive this figure is. No MPs to speak of in my collection and I'm getting this guy. Dang. (Fortunately, I was using DX9 Mightron as my Leader for CHUG, so TE won't be alone.)

    Yes. This.

    Also, yes. This.

    Pidge is the true MVP of the Voltron Lion Force.

    Don't give them ideas, you madman!
     
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    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    Now I know what bothers me about the TE01 head. It's clearly a Season 1 head sculpt that is merged with elements of the Season 2 and movie head. namely the inner spikes. the eyes are set too far apart too. I did a digibash modifying the head. What's actually good about the thing is that if they just make some tiny adjustments, the head would be a perfect Season 1 Prime helmet. If they want to go movie, they would need to alter the side guards of his helmet and make some other minor adjustments. But for the purposes of remolding just a bit... and still able to reuse some of the mold, they should do it like I did in this digibash. This to me would be a perfect Season 1 Prime and I'd love it!!
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    Also and I know this sounds foolish, but I also like the MP44 axe style because it feels more Cartoon accurate, and I would love a clip-on toon accurate Axe as well as his pistol, and the jet pack. But I'll settle for the new head sculpt and energon axe if possible. If not maybe Dr. Wu will give us an upgrade pack including hands, and those aforementioned Items.
     
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    Yes to everything :lol 
     
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    This might be hard but could you digibash it to the movie head too? I’d love to see it
     
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    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    Thanks!

    Sure, I'll give it a shot, and see what it could look like.
     
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    Cool thx
     
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    Iron Star FB vid. Are the kids putting together the toy?

    Iron Star 钢铁星

    Edit : Looks more like they’re doing qc checking.
     
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    No problem, also I am going to see what his head looks like upscaled just a tad. I feel like his noggin is just too small for the body and to match aesthetically with MP36
     
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    Tekkaman Blade Professor of Animation

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    It's sideways, so your seeing the top of a thin long object.
     
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    Much better. :thumbs2:  I still would prefer a light grey instead of the white they used.
     
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    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Can't wait till this thread explodes with pics. Reading early reports I have a feeling this guy is gonna have that Quakewave feel when you pull him from the box.

    Just been perusing the MS thread and I've just seen the red wrist mushroom peg screaming 'I'M HERE!' in most pics.
     
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    Can't unsee the mushroom peg now that you've mentioned it. :s
     
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    This picture is money. :drool: 

    "Megatron must be stopped. No matter the cost."

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    ok , will display this guy next to Infinite Transformation Megatron at my workplace
    MS with eye paint gold next to MP36+ at my diaclone shelf
    and finally MP44+ next to glorious MP36 at MP shelf as his rightful place
    CAN'T WAIT
     
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    Thanks for your input. I should maybe have checked the forum better as there is precisely a topic concerning that subject. I’ll spend sometime there next.
     
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    smkheidze I don't break rules, no really, I don't.

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    goddamn this thing looks so good that I may cancel my MP-44 PO with AJ when it gets here. He looks sooooooooooooooooooooo effing good.
     
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    There are actually a number of figures that do an ab crunch much better than MP-44. He still has the separated in half look to him, it’s just less obvious because of his ridiculous backpack.
    My current favourite is Perfect Effect Mega Doragon (BW TM2 Megatron). His ab crunch isn’t huge, maybe 30 degrees. It’s enough to pose well though. But the figure has an additional piece inside the torso that is revealed when the figure crunches forward. Basically you lean him forward and instead of a huge gap in the back, this internal piece is revealed so he looks like he still has a solid back. It’s clever, doesn’t impact the figure in any way but makes the ab crunch look great.
     
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