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CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby daimchoc » Tue Sep 04, 2012 12:51 pm

Will this ever come to light?

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Re: CHMS CH-01

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:07 pm

Oh. For a second I thought they were actually doing something new.

People should start labeling threads like this with "question". So others don't get their hopes up.
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Re: CHMS CH-01

Postby DJrasmo » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:15 pm

Weapon: Indepentently Targetable Particle Beam Cannons
looks like a good mold...

sadly a little late for those of us all who invested in the City Commander :-/
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Re: CHMS CH-01

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:18 pm

DJrasmo wrote:looks like a good mold...

sadly a little late for those of us all who invested in the City Commander :-/

Yeah, and all his add-ons. Just got the God Sword for him too because, really, why not?

It looked good except for out of place shoulders. Their cgi looked amazing, but the head-on line drawing seemed disappointing to me. Although a few were really, really excited for it.
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby Mekatron » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:29 pm

Is this an "original" mold idea by CHMS? Have they ever done anything besides KO's before? Just curious on both counts...
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 3:33 pm

The closest CHMS came to an original mold was an MP sized Galvatron based on Jizaitoy's old mockup.

Well ...parts of their Devestaotr add-on were original. Like the waistpiece and chestplate of their Crazy Devy KOs (probably were in development before CD was finished with the pieces). But those aren't very complicated.
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby Mkall » Tue Sep 04, 2012 5:59 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Honestly with the death of KOToys, CHMS seems to have faded into the background. I doubt we'll see this.
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby RodimalToyota » Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:35 pm

I hope not, I still have faith in a Accurate Takara MP Magnus.
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby Wh33l Jck » Tue Sep 04, 2012 6:39 pm

I'm assuming this is the future Magnus figure that X-transbots announced on their site? CHMS and X-transbots seem to be one and the same? Am I wrong?

I didn't realize that there were so many images online of this guy already, it doesn't look that bad, although the headsculpt is a bit funky. But I think that might be their style too? Arsenal Primus has a super simplified/distorted look to it too.

I would say X-transbots is going to try to make this Magnus figure happen, but like others have said the interest might not be there. I just bought a new add-on piece for my City Commander too, but I have both a KO prime and armor, and in all reality it is a floppy POS...so new figure would be great for me, however I'm trying to cut down my spending these days too. IDK?

Hopefully interest will be there on Arsenal Primus, otherwise if it bombs maybe the rest of the X-transbot's future projects like Magnus goes down the tubes with it too? I'm actually interested in Arsenal Primus though, I hope Not-Ratchet and Not-Ironhide get released at least.... I know its up for preorder right now, but you never know what could happen since I'm sure everyone bought IGEAR's instead? Do they use preorders to fund the manufacturing?
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Re: CHMS CH-01 - will this ever come to light?

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:55 pm

Mkall wrote:Honestly with the death of KOToys, CHMS seems to have faded into the background. I doubt we'll see this.


Mike from KOToys was behind most of the CHMS repaints, wasn't he? It'd explain why there hasn't been any news since the Sideswipe mold.

CHMS may be decent copy guys, but they're hardly imaginative. All it takes is a quick trip to either TF wiki and you'll find more than enough wacky Seeker colors to please the fandom. Outside of that one mold and you have to use a bit more effort to really hit a home run.

But what is made by CHMS and what isn't? Not all of their products come marked. There's newer KOs of Universe Starscream and Acid Storm ... maybe those are CHMS? They are definately different from the screwed-up-face mold CHMS used before.
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