X-Transbots MX Series Berserkars / Monolith (Stunticons/Menasor)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Jul 15, 2017.

  1. Blaque_Ravage

    Blaque_Ravage The Beast From The East

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    that’s odd, about the loose parts the video review from Ben none of which was shown. Ben was using force to move the elbow and wrist was holding the sword just fine. Can anyone else confirm these issues?
     
  2. Bruticus88

    Bruticus88 Bruticus devastate Devastator!

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    There’s the XTB quality and design prowess we all know and love. :eek:  :oops: 

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  3. Phamduc

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    Ben tends to avoid show criticism toward figures and always end with "glorious"
     
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  4. mx-01 archon

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    Whether Ben outright calls out the flaws or not, there's still aspects that can be evidenced just by watching the video. You can see how joints settle and sag when he lets go, etc. His version seemed a lot tighter than this guy's.

    Again, ironically though, Ben overtly complained about the lack of forward/back hip ratchets, but they're the one set of joints that this guy seems to actually struggle with, a bit.
     
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    Ok it's Bruticon and Superitron's turn. And go!
     
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    Toy Flipout looks gorgeous. Bought!!
     
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    I've taken some more shots of the packaging and accessories.

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  9. Chris C137

    Chris C137 Costs less than a Fanstoys box.

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    It's a shame they don't have a store. They are only 10 minutes from where I live (not that we can shop in person at the moment). The DPD distribution centre the package was sent to is further away than my house :D 

    Still, can't complain: looks awesome combined.
     
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  11. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Ultimately, for a lot of 3Ps, the design work is as much a hobby as a business. The designers have their own sense of pride, and sure as hell they're going to step up to the challenge of making their toy transform properly, and not wuss out and make a giant Action Master just to get it over with.
     
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  12. Orion86

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    Here is a pic of the wrist area. No tabs to lock it in place so it moves freely all the time. I just don't understand why they would not put a tab on the bottom of that rounded bit, it would have locked it in place perfectly. Anyway it is loose at the pin where the bar connects to the arm, same for both arms, and for me this wrist rotation is also loose. Any ideas how this could be strengthened?

    I should also note that the only thing keeping all this in place is the single tab you can see at the top of the image which the inner arm panels tab onto. 1 tab. 20210114_115113.jpg
     
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  13. 4249david

    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    Ebay:
    They usually only do it when solicited with XTB's stuff. From recollection, anyway
     
  14. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    I don't have the toy in-hand yet to parse what you're trying to show us, but I feel like you must be doing something wrong. I don't feel like previous users would feel safe posing him doing something like a hand-stand if the wrist assembly as as unstable as you say.
     
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    I am the user that posted the hand stand. It is fine with pressure along the arm or outward movement but if you pivot the wrist inward it just falls apart.
     
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  16. Mykltron

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    I got a shipping notice! (UK) Damn, I haven't been this excited since Zetacron. I hope I don't have to do loads of work on the joints.

    Either floor varnish or superglue. Apply it to the edge of the joint with a toothpick or pin and rotate the joint to spread it. If you're using glue (which I've found is more effective) apply just a tiny bit so you don't lock the joint. Keep moving it for the first few seconds, then move it every few seconds over the next couple of minutes. If you're using varnish, do the same application method and then just leave it for an hour.
     
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    What town are you in?
     
  18. mx-01 archon

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    Oops, lol. I'll just have to take your word for it, for the time being.
     
  19. yaladjack

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    dang, that looks like a really big box. Is that a poster I see included with the included trading card?
     
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  20. yaladjack

    yaladjack help

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    also I'd hate to ask anyone who has their trailer right now to transform it into the base mode, but is the base mode stable enough for a MP figure in robot mode to stand on it?