Transformers "Raiden" Project

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by chchchch, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. Slimaximus

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    The HO scale is why I ended up pulling the trigger on these guys. Combined mode be damned their train mode is damn perfection and I like the detailing of their bot modes compared to the smooth look of Moonstudios.

    Someday I'll get the G1 version and I can complete the trio lol. Unless I sell Moonstudios
     
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    I've got the G1 and MPG sets and I'm completely satisfied with them.
     
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    I think train mode is were this set shines. Sadly with the exception of Kaen none of mine fit onto their tracks. Plus I wished they would have done away with the transparent plastic on Shouki.

    Real model trains can get super expensive so if you like the trains and Transformers it is probably a good deal:
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    Kind of hard not to screw this up, but this is DNA ,they like adding superfluous stuff no one really wants or needs to jack up the price. Wouldn't mind a bigger gun though
     
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    Looks like Kaen's been left out and replaced.
     
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    He was the weakest link in combined mode. They might include a waist extender for those that want to use Kaen versus the fake torso.
     
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    There's so much to fix with this set I don't think the kit is gonna be cheap even without extra stuff
     
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    Its basically going to be a new torso and thighs, so Im expecting it to be on the expensive side. Looks like that and new foot cannons and dome add-on parts for Yukikaze
     
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    I think i'll stick with the repaint add-on waist and move on, at this point
     
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    Alternative point of view, there's nothing to "fix" in this set so the kit will be extremely cheap... free even: pay nothing, get nothing. ;) 
     
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    Nothing to fix IS the alternative point of view
     
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    I don't really want a complete replacement of Kaen just to make it look better, defeats the idea of a combiner ... just give us some stuff to lock the legs and arms in and I will be good.

    Mainly I just want new gray ankle fins, or whatever they are, and a waist cover like the gave to Dr. Yellow.
     
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    I don't even know what I want outside of an extender like what Takara is making, and I'm in for the repaints anyways so I'll get the Takara piece bundled in
     
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    Where’s the “Why not both?” meme when you(I) need it?
     
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    I do NOT want a replacement for Kaen… there’s no point in them being a combiner if they don’t all… combine…
     
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    I should have completed the set this week but there was a mistake with my order as I received a second Yukikaze instead of Suiken. I might keep it if the knee is good because I really like MPG-03. I'm very lucky as my first copy has no problem with the knee.

    Anyway, I love this set. Beau-ti-ful Ho scale trains, nice & cool bots, ending up with an eye catching combiner.
    I understand that the end result didn't match many expectancies, especially the toon accurate vibe and posability aficionados (which I am). But I really enjoy the detailed train elements in Raiden mode even though it could be seen as a step back in the MP line. To me, this set is unique.

    As for the stability of Raiden, I understand the frustration, but once everything is locked (which isn't easy), it's pretty sturdy.
    Looking forward to getting Suiken

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    Jesus
     
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