Warbotron - WB01 (Unofficial Bruticus)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by warbotron, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. memories

    memories Active Member

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    I've just got my FA and have what is showing in these pics, is this a "get in touch with seller" issue?

    The pin that goes through the dark grey wrist piece attaching it to the light grey hand is also missing, I imagine it will be a case of sourcing a pin but I wouldn't know where to start.

    Was bought from Kapow here in the UK.

    Only got F.A., Airburst and the X-ray set for Warbo so far. Going to spend time this weekend transforming so hopefully no more QC issues.

    One last question, my Airburst is V2 do I need to swap out the spare body that comes with F.A.?
     
  2. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Nope, you are good to go as is.
     
  3. memories

    memories Active Member

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    Thanks Tigerblade. If you don't mind me asking, you do customs, mods etc, if I needed to buy a pin could you advise where I could source one?
     
  4. RustyBarnacles

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    ^ You could just grab a needle or safety pin and trim it to fit, maybe coat it with future if necessary.
     
  5. TM2 Dinobot

    TM2 Dinobot closet otaku

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    Explain this magic! What is that Barricade? A hard copy?
     
  6. Grimlock75

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    The standard transformation is just not doing it for me
    think this configuration works alot better
    more beefy, shoulders look better too :cool: 

    [​IMG]
     
  7. memories

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    Yeah safety pin might work, hole looks to be about 3 mill so may be possible, thanks RDprime.

    Been reading on here and seeing in reviews folk talking about how that wrist ratchet is really tight and impossible to move, I think I've found the reason why. If you look at the attached pic the shape of the fitted piece on the dark grey ratchet goes into a square section of the light grey hand., there was no way its ever moving even though it looks like a ratchet.

    Also look to be two small pins either side rather than one right the way through.
     

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    If you have different sized pegs for the hands, then you are safe.

    The chest that comes with FA is a V2 one to swap with the V1 that came with BBTS or other V2's if you need ratcheting hips, and combiner peg. I would try connecting Blast Off to FA and see how he fairs while holding the gun and in raised positions.

    I personally had a V1 since I ordered from BBTS and he was quite floppy before making the swap.
     
  9. memories

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    Ahh, I was thinking the different size was an issue, cheers for clearing that up and for the Airburst info.
     
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    I'm more curious who's going to be the first one to try just a LITTLE bit too hard to move it and find out for sure for the rest of us lol.
     
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    Someone has been successful with moving the wrist ratchet. A bunch of pages back, someone posted a picture of Bruti doing a handstand... Gotta find it real quick...
     
  12. Sbdunkt19

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    Here it is!
     
  13. ElekTriC

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    so it will never move? on this one it looks like it can but kinda wondering why they changed it? or something
     

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  14. memories

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    Hmmm, maybe it could be forced or if you filed down the square bit I guess.
     
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    I'm quite happy with WB-01 overall, but I can think of two upgrades that I'd still be tempted by:

    A more cartoon-styled chest plate. I suppose such a thing could even be a small, central piece that Air Burst's wings attach to. Something that fills out the abdominal area might be nice. I know that area can be filled out by adjusting Fierce Attack's shoulders, but I prefer to keep them in the default configuration for stability.

    Fully grey/silver feet. Trying to give the stock feet some other functions was a nice thought, but I'd be fine with a plain, straightforward set of grey feet to match the fists. It'd be extra nice if Sly Strike and Heavy Noisy sat down into the feet more, too, so there isn't a thin-looking area where they connect. Granted, this sort of an upgrade would probably make WB-01 a bit shorter, but I'm fine with that.
     
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    LOL, I just found out Warbotron can probably do this pose as well:

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Tryptlock

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    Looks like Hot Spot teamed up with the Aerialbots.

    And yeah, WB's built perfectly to duplicate that.
     
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    Was having some fun playing around with a few pictures of this guy, really loving him!
     

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    I ordered 2 of the 5 from bbts and the other 3 + shockwave from tfsource on the 22nd. The stuff from bbts came in today and tfsource hasnt even shipped yet. Anyone else having to wait for tfsource?
     
  20. Friendross

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    Just the people that order from tfsource

    The slow processing is tough to deal with. Hard to really get a feel for how big they really are vs how many full time employees they have.