Wei Jiang (Model Wizard) KO OS MPM-8 MEGATRON

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  1. Could Mango Juice

    Could Mango Juice Todos saúdam Megatron!

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    I only know of 3. Is there a 3rd one?

    Here are the links for the other two aside from this one.
    Ko Mpm-8 Megatron

    BMB LS-12 OSKO "Not MPM-8" Megatron
     
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    supposedly wei jiang too? I don't know if black mamba or wei jiang changed their names, i'm really confused
     
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    Ebay:
    To clear things up, there are currently only 3

    • Honeybadger, normal-sized KO
    • Model Wizard (aka WJ), OS
    • Aoyi Mech (aka Black mamba), OS with some retooling
     
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    Not sure if you were still thinking of grabbing the MW Megatron, but Terry has it up for $65 on his site.
     
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    If it was, I managed to somehow miss it completely. I've got zero memory of it being shown anywhere or being in the instructions. But my memory is more like a colander these days, so it's entirely possible.
    This thread here is the Wei Jiang one. It's being referenced as part of their Model Wizard division, yet features the EarthQuake name, so there's some corporate tomfoolery going on here for sure.
     
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    got it. I'm guessing these 3P companies are doing this to evade HasTak's cracking down?
     
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    I just saw that on FB, for that price it's the winner!
     
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    Has there not been an announcement for Studio series dotm megs OS? If not give it time
     
  9. Could Mango Juice

    Could Mango Juice Todos saúdam Megatron!

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    ShowZstore just cut this guy's price to $79.99. BMB's is also listed in there now for the same price.
     
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    Hasbro MPM-08 on the left, 1:1 scale KO of MPM-08 on the right.

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    WeiJiang/Model Wizard Oversized MPM-08:

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    Aoyi Mech (Black Mamba) LS-12 Oversized MPM-08:

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Could Mango Juice

    Could Mango Juice Todos saúdam Megatron!

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    Check out 26:06 :) 


    Do you have a link for that? I can't find him on the site at all...
     
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    So better paint vs some tweaks for the same price, huh
     
  13. Mark Fuller

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    So both of them have different hands/claws than the original too?
     
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    Well I'll be damned... somehow managed to miss that part of Emgo's review.
    Still his newest listing!

    MW AKA WJ T-08 SHAKE SKY WING OS MPM8

    He actually doesn't have the BmB listed at all, yet.
     
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    MnemonicSyntax Does it see into me clearly? or darkly?

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    I'm in no hurry. I think one of the OS MPM 08s will work just fine for my Megs.

    In my headcanon, Megatron doesn't want to take any disgusting human based alt forms and proudly shows off his Cybertronian form instead.
     
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  16. Could Mango Juice

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    The Wei Jiang figure in those pictures just has his forearm painel down over his hands. Not sure why.

    Honey Badger's are just painted differently and made of harder plastic. Not sure about BMB's, but they look to be the same as the original; just painted better.

    What have people's experiences been with buying from Terry?
     
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    WJ/MW Megatron looks really solid and sturdy with improved ratchets. Hoping the eyes show up better in person.

    A little disappointed they went with a rubbery mace chain though. Couldn't wait til Nov. for Black Mamba's but it will be interesting to see how they compare.
     
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    I didn't even know there was an MPM-8 KO of anykind until I tripped over on on ebay yesterday - now I find out there is several of them.

    Oh well.
     
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    Damn you, Weijiang... $65 for 14" in too good not to buy a Foilatron.

    Ordered via Terrance.
     
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    Agreed. But if BMB drops their price to match I will probably end up with both.