Transform Element TE-03 Speed Star (G1 Mirage)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by oku, Dec 3, 2019.

  1. oku

    oku Chill.

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    Finally got estimated delivery date!
     
  2. Optimus Prime23

    Optimus Prime23 Lighting our Darkest Hour

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  3. Optimus Bruce

    Optimus Bruce Human Germ

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    Nah, TE01 isn’t for me and truth be told I wasn’t MP10s biggest fan at the time as he set the new scale in stone.

    MP44 has its faults, that ghastly looking backpack and he always looks like he’s on tip toes to me, but if TT could guarantee me it would be fault/blemish free (including the antenna ) and that I would feel he’s worth it, I’d buy one as from the front he does look (to me) as if he walked off the screen.

    As it is I’ll most likely vote with my wallet and pick up a KO MP44 as my small FU to TT.
     
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  4. OstOgBajer

    OstOgBajer Well-Known Member

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    MS has an awesome Prime too. I have MP-10, MP-44 and MS Toys. Although it could use some paint...
     
  5. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    How does this guy look with mp44, mp45 and FT Hunk? (bonus points if you chuck in mp20+, mt Downbeat and mp47)

    Living vicariously through pics till wave 2.
     
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    4249david Well-Known Member

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    My Hunk is due soon, so he'll go with my finished Ark crew (until TT or FT do CJ). You'll see him with or around all of them, but currently without waterslide decal insignia...
     
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  7. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Mine arrives tomorrow with FH Athena and I still haven't seen him with mp45!
     
  8. Optimus Bruce

    Optimus Bruce Human Germ

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    Yeah it’s a bit weird, I was expecting to see more shots with various bots too but relatively quiet.

    Could the small 1st batches sent out have been really small or have that many peeps held off?
     
  9. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    I think the first batch of this guy is miniscule. Is it October the next batch? So close yet so far.
     
  10. 4249david

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    According to TFS-Express they sent 50% of the first run initially, and they were expecting the second 50% 10-14 days later, all with fixed legs. There's then a second run due September time.

    So, really, only 25% or so of the first round of manufacturing for this figure is actually out there in hand, and folks are about to receive the second 25%. Or something like that anyway!
     
  11. Mentasm

    Mentasm I check in, but I don't check out.

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    Man, you'll be wanting Cybertron on a stick next! ;)  How many robot points does this earn me?

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  12. UtahRobotInDisguise

    UtahRobotInDisguise Herald of Utahcron

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    Beeeeeeut!
     
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  13. 4249david

    4249david Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, 'twas bedtime for me so didn't snap anything. Hunk looks like arriving today, but in the meantime...
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  14. Dead End14

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    I still hope some 3P company does a new Bumblebee someday. Until then its MP21 for me. Actually are really great figure.
     
  15. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

    ThatGuyCalledBlaster No relation to the Autobot, ironically. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Enough to get all 3 Omnibots!

    Seriously though, beautiful group!
     
  16. Dead End14

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    Ok got him:

    How do I see if he has been misassembled?

    Mirage1.jpg

    Mirage2.jpg

    Edit: and only now I realise... his whole arm section is brown. I need to contact ShowZ before I start doing anything.
     
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  17. Bugste81

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    Does anyone have a link to a video showing transformation from car to bot mode? Cheers
     
  18. PowderedToastMansButtocks

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    The hip-skirts should nearly fully cover his hip joints so that they are almost not visible. Unfortunately yours are misassembled just like mine.
    I have to fix it soon and hopefully the knees will stay tight...
     
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  19. Dead End14

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    Hmmm well with his arm being brown I am not starting the fix just yet. Until I have a response from ShowZ.
     
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    ...and I thought my cases were crowded. Also, that looks amazing!

    That's where MP-44 belongs. In the back, partially obstructed and out of focus. ;) 
     
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