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

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

  1. divinecomedy

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    The first post of the Crackup thread has a quote from a UK retailer. They were specifically told that the price for all the limbs would be the same i.e. low price. Heck, Gravestone's supposed to be cheap as well. ibot could have denied that but he never did.

    Bad math and bad memory makes quite an awesome combination.
     
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    What about the sword? Is MM gonna come with a sword for Menasor too or just one for both?
     
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    OK…

    I wanted to try and match/scale this with MP-44 (or as in MY preference, TE-01), because, let's face it…
    The majority of us are actively seeking a replacement for our MP-10 within our MP collection.

    I started with the shot of Gravestone and MP-10 holding hands, then pieced together multiple shots of bots until a lined them
    up as close as possible.
    YES, this may be a tad off, as I've yet to own either (only own MP-10), but it's d@mn close.

    MM n OP.jpg

    It's clear that Gravestone was designed to pair with MP-10.
    And it's almost not fair that the MP game switched on XTB before they even had a chance to get this out.
    Gravestone's build, the taller mid-section, the thighs… ALL of which are MP-10ish.

    And from what we've seen, FT's MM definitely benefitted from designing him after MP-44 renders were released (or possibly just they're normal Toon Accuracy came into play).

    That said, I am still ALL IN for Gravestone, and do think, once final color renders on this bad boy are available, he'll still look quite stunning.
    Who knows, maybe it's not too late for Keith to make a few minor last minute changes (shorten the cod-piece, not taper the thighs, etc…), but even if not, I can't wait to see more, and to get him in hand!

    Besides, in all likelihood, Gravestone will spend less than a month with his team before Merging For The Kill… and there he will stay! :cool: 
     
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    I see that the prices are continuing to creep up with the limbs. BBTS just listed the last two at $69.99
     
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    "Transbridge Omegalock
    Yes, we have confirmed with XTB the limbs price will be the same for all of the early birds, the torso's price not get finally confirmed yet, but it will also be incredible cheap.quoq"

    I remember now this was reposted in the Flipout thread. So not completely "official" but pretty close.

    Not personally complaining about the price as average $60 per limb is still a steal, but that sucks that the price has creeped over time.
     
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    Well that's a pretty bad mistake, maybe l should email them and say hey you said it would cost this much so what happened
     
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    I did not conflate the two. I compared carbots with carbots and jetbot with jetbots.

    The inconvenient problem for someone who wants to make Stunticons oversized in botmode is that there's already an established carbot size thanks to existing Autobot carbots.

    And before someone asks, mass shifting has nothing to do with this. Mass shifting is an animation cheat used to fix a transformation issue where the realworld alt mode needs to be substantially smaller/larger in the cartoon, such as Megatron gun or Soundwave boombox to fit into another bot's hands, or for the interior of a shuttletrain to hold a bunch of other bots. Even your Bruticus reference is about altmode size not botmode. If anything, Bruticus further supports my point, in that, despite very different alt modes the bots are similar sized. It makes for a cohesive team and a more appropriate presentation.
     
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    very interesting, so the last 2 members are 10$ higher to make the first member really 60$ instead of 40$...and thus 60$ per limb accross the board. Very effective strategy indeed. I mean, what are fans gonna do about it, say no after coming on board with two members already? Nope.

    Well, except me that is, I am still "free" not to buy the rest if i want to, lol ;) .

    FREEDOM!!!
     
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    I find the lower leg particularly pleasing aesthetically... does that make me weird? :D 
     
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    We'll have to wait and see.
    And our counter strategy is to buy it from Chinese sellers at below NA retail and discounted further with an Ebay flash sale coupon.
    We'll have to wait and see.
     
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    I don't know. Do you have the strength of the bear, eyes of the hawk, ears of the wolf, and/or speed of the puma?

    [Edit] did that from memory but then decided to look it up. Got it out of order: it's hawk, wolf, bear, puma.
     
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    Preordered both Deathwish and Overheat from TCP. Now we wait.
     
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    I am now convinced that Gravestone will be less than 100 dollars.

    Why?

    Because "Keith Jr" will steal the mold from "Keith Sr" and make an Optimus Prime KO.

    We are all winners when a mold gets "stolen" from XTB ;) 
     
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    Well that's the easiest wank ive had for a while.
     
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    So it's the strength of a hawk, eyes of a wolf, ears of a bear, speed of a puma? ;) 

    Yes, I have all that... I get some funny looks in the supermarket :p 
     
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    gross
     
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    Seaspray. It's all about the surf baby.

    Feels weird to be looking forward to a TFer again. Been knee deep in MOTUC, DS Real Ghostbusters and 1/4 scale Neca Batman figures.
     
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    How do you get trousers to fit over it?! :eek: 
     
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