Unique Toys R05 Desperado (MP DotM Megatron)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by xueyue2, Sep 26, 2021.

  1. LSSJPrime

    LSSJPrime Well-Known Member

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    Scale-wise they're actually quite a bit off (Optimus is far too tall) but the overall aesthetic is so good that me as a scale junkie can overlook it.
     
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  2. BIOMEC

    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    Maybe that's why there is a "clean version" for those with the skills to do their own custom paint job.
     
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    I mean I disregard scale charts and just go by how I think they looked on screen specifically the last fight. I could barely tell there was a height difference. So to me Megatron is definitely taller but not by much. Besides it doesn't feel right having him tower over an armless Prime who then proceeds to decapitate him lol.
     
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  4. Vale

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    my progress so far it’s not perfect but I think I’m doing a good job for someone who has never done a custom before thoughts?
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  5. acegikmo31

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    I might have to take you up on that offer, depending on what tfsource says, I ordered the battle damaged one since I couldn't find any info on the clean look, and when I got my order just now he's just clean green, I'm not really sure if this is the default version, or if mine just wasn't painted at all

    Not sure what to do other than see if tfsource mixed up the inventory
    did anyone else have this issue from tfsource
     

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    That posting looks like it should be for the battle damaged version. If you're in Los Angeles, my offer still stands!
     
  7. acegikmo31

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    I'm down in SD, ca so it's not super far
    Guess my first job is to see if tfsource even has battle damage ones in stock, or can get ahold of them, and if it's something to swap through them

    I don't think they even had a listing for the default version, so they shouldn't have had any in stock unless UT mixed up their shipment
     
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    I would get a partial refund if I were you. The normal version is a bit cheaper than the battle damaged version.
     
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    Repainted my Megatron today. Not sure if it’s movie accurate, but it is in-character using plenty of references!
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    Thats not an awful idea, I'd prefer the battle version regardless
    The problem I have with that, is tfsource only ever had a listing for the battle damage version, never for the standard
    So they don't have any sort of price to lower down towards, to know what I'm getting into
     
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  11. BIOMEC

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    It happened to me too... Waiting for a response from TFsource
     
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    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    I mean regardless, you didn’t get the figure you paid for.
     
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    This Pics with 3a Optimus are incredible tempting!! You all should stop posting them!!
     
  14. thebandwagon

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    Did anyone else purchase the "Battle Damaged" version from TFSource, only to receive the clean cut one? They aren't even selling the clean one on the website as it stands, so while I don't mind doing the work myself I don't know how they would go about reimbursing for the wrong version.
     
  15. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    Last page 2 others also had the same issue. Looks like TFsource is shipping out the wrong version to people and charging for the more expensive version.

    Just another reason people should stop ordering from that stupid site.
     
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    So I just checked the price of the "battle damaged" version on TFSource and it's $50 more expensive than the price in ShowZ. Maybe I'm just missing something but why do people even shop there to begin with?
     
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    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    Because it’s technically faster when both stores are in stock. Otherwise realistically Showz gets stuff in like a month or two ahead of them and you’ll have it in hand for a solid month before TFS. Overpaying at a bad store beats waiting an extra week for some.
     
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  18. Furb

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    This is something i really don't understand...
    it usually takes ages from announcement to release and then the extra 2 weeks are suddenly a problem?
     
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    I bought one from ShowZ and the other one from TFsource because I wanted 2... I only use TFsource if I can get a better deal (like Kinglion for example)

    In my country dealing with US based retailers is easier. Plain and simple.
     
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  20. Vale

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    More progress compared to the original colour I want to begin the weathering but not really sure where to begin or how much paint I should use any tips?
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