Wonderfest 2015 Official Masterforce Minerva Resin Kit

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by xdmisato, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. xdmisato

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  2. giga-galvatron

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    Transformable? And what's the quality. I want it
     
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    cool
     
  4. xdmisato

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    Looks like it's transformable. I'm not sure about the quality though.
     
  5. shibamura_prime

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    I kinda dig the style but using the Figma stand as scale she's not very big at all. And being a kit at that size she might be super fragile.
     
  6. orangeitis

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    Makes me want an MP Minerva. But then I realize how long it'll be before the MP line gets to post-movie figures en masse considering the pace they're still going at.
     
  7. Gryph

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    It's a resin kit. Resin isn't what you would call durable. Also, you have to build and paint it yourself.
     
  8. Sponge

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    If it is indeed a resin kit, it will almost certainly be suitable for display purposes only, as joints made of resin aren't terribly robust compared to your typical figures made of ABS/PVC/PA with metal pins and screws

    That's not to say it is bad by any stretch, simply that you will likely need to exercise more caution than you typically would, plus IMO resin in much easier to paint, granted I haven't painted anything in years, but I'm sure others with more experience on this front will chime in at some point, as its not every day that we get a new kit of this kind
     
  9. WhiteMocha

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    Always glad to see a new Minerva, but I wouldn't go near a resin kit. The design also looks fairly dated by modern standards. I'll wait for a sturdier, more widely available version.
     
  10. Autovolt 127

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    This is ok I guess.

    It transforms that's a plus but still looks awkward. I new Minerva toy shouldn't be so hard should it?
     
  11. SouthtownKid

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    It looks like it's made out of cake frosting. I'd accept this as a Father's Day gift. I would not pay money for it. And being a super-fragile resin kit, besides parts fitting properly being a potential major problem, I'd be surprised if this wasn't actually a partsformer, rather than something that actually transformed.
     
  12. flux convoy

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    That looks terrible.
     
  13. ubertenorman

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    SORRY I CAN'T HEAR YOU ALL COMPLAINING OVER MY INTERNAL SCREAMS OF JOY.

    Seriously, that thing looks amazing for a resin kit and if I could afford it I would be in 100%.
     
  14. LegendAntihero

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    oh cool. It'll be just like the custom fig at BotCon
     
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    You know... this transforms almost exactly like Arcee. Makes me wonder if we might get an actual Minerva redeco out of that mold.
     
  16. Venksta

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    Something to add to my Wonderfest buy list. :) 

    Just like ABS, there are different types of resin. It all depends on what type the creator uses. There is resin I've personly used that is just as strong as ABS plastics used for joints.
     
  17. Aernaroth

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    Resin is generally less... forgiving than most plastics, especially at that scale... Still, that looks great.
     
  18. Boy Blunder

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    Inventive, if awkward, use of the kibble to get a pleasing vehicle mode and an unencumbered robot mode.

    If we could get a Deluxe-class toy that builds on the same design points as this, I'd buy it at any price.
     
  19. Tekkaman Blade

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    Cool, probably won't beable to get it, but I'd love a third party to release a figure like this with a working head master. Toyworld get started on this.
     
  20. T-Logicon

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    I'd love to have that! Fems ftw!