ZetaToys Kronos (Masterpiece Superion/Aerialbots)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Oct 28, 2016.

  1. Decepticon13

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    I just picked up the Superiton set from a Facebook seller for a good price. First impressions are that I like the paint on the Superitron bots more than the original set and it's tempting to keep both like you (I try not to have duplicates sets of combiners but I was huge into aircraft as a kid so the Aerialbots have a special place for me, lol) and possibly go the same route- display the Superitron bots as individuals and use the torso from the Superitron set with the limbs from the Kronos set for combined mode.

    The metallic paint finish isn't super obvious on most of the bots in pics for sure but it's noticeable in hand and makes them look more upscale and a little less cheap. Have to say I'm surprised by some of the subtler changes they bothered making in decos between the two sets. I haven't had time to compare all yet but you can see in a couple of my pics below how they changed the fronts of Fireflight's legs for example- first pic is Superitron version, second is Kronos version...

    So, pics of Superitron bots in front of combined Kronos set:


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  2. Treadshot 2.0

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    YOUR DISPLAY IS EPIC!!!

    I'd greatly appreciate a pic of the old Kronos bots with the new superitron body.
     
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  3. Decepticon13

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    Lol. Thanks for the compliment.

    And if I go that route I'll definitely post pics. Even if I sell on the first set I'll post pics of the team members compared to one another, etc...
     
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  5. Dead End14

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    Do you also have a non lighted picture? I'm quasi interested ;) 
     
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    You mean with VS turned off or with VS on and no external light?
     
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    With VS turned off. I'm interested in how it looks.
     
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    It's difficult to capture the details because of the sub-surface glitter-swirl, but it's a smooth/polished geodesic near-sphere. Only thing I have done to it was wrap the stand in a mirror paper to hide the wire.



    I've edited these pics to try to show off the external characteristics, so the color will vary pic to pic.
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    Thanks that looks pretty good. I might check that out!
     
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    EXACTLY
    THANK YOU
    Freaking annoying when ppl have a problem with my hobby
     
  11. transformer_78

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    Mini-update:
    So with news that FT Iceman (Air Raid) coming out in a few days I figured a share a mini-update on my AirStrike project. With the lockdown I haven’t been able to make further progress with any more 3D printing.
    But have been able to mess around with a new face.....where last update I was using XTB Savant face, this time using DX9 Montana face. See below.

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    ZetaToys Kronos (Masterpiece Superion/Aerialbots)

    Comparison with FT Iceman
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    Dx9 face w/Airstrike’s helmet
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    Did a little re-sculpting of the face, and a bit of sanding around the face. Working on the eyes still. But the same face sculpt can be used for the other Aerialbots and their cartoon helmets. I have a FireFly to show also.
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    Sample:
    Face w/ Firefly’s helmet on Airstrike body
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    some close-ups
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    As mentioned above, last update I was using XTB Savant face. But felt the face was a bit too small in proportion to the body (see picture below)...even the hands were bigger then the face. DX9 Stunticons bots scale better with Zeta Toys Aerialbots so figured I try testing Montana’s face. With a little sculpt work, I’m liking the face proportions better.

    So this is where I’m at.... thanks for looking:) 

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    in action.....
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    Annnnnd I'm on board with the metallic set. Man it's kinda working out that I took a break from transformers for over a year. All the upgraded versions of the combiner sets are coming out. Besides the fans toys figures I missed out on its great.
     
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    Great job. Funny how they immediately look evil.
     
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    Great! I love Superitron, though I mainly have it for combined mode and sparring off with my Deception combiners, I still think the robots are perfectly fine, love their authentic mini jet backpacks and the alt modes are great! Plus like that you can take off all the wings (a partsformers worst nightmare but I don't mind personally for the aerialbots).

    The gestalt mode is just very handsome and fun to pose! Great ratchets in the toes and ab crunch.
     
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    yeah, I mentioned in my post I still need to work on the eyes. Need to change the shape of the eyes to feel more Autobot :) 
     
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    @Decepticon13, been meaning to ask where are the shelves from? Makes for a great looking display :) 
     
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    Thanks!

    The ones with glass shelves are IKEA Vittsjo shelving units. Went in for Detolfs and bought them instead, lol. Then I found the narrower unit sitting between the two larger units at a discount store.
     
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    Still hoping for a toy version head for Airraid and Skydive. :( 
     
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    I just got Downthrust in and he came with two small grey pieces of plastic I assume are screw covers, I am just not sure where they go.

    EDIT: Never mind, I figured it out!
     
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    I just want some 3rd party kit to make these bots show accurate. There's only s few things here and there that's needed.
     
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