Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Sabrblade » Mon May 26, 2014 11:27 am

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Now bring on a cartoon-based redeco. Something like "MP-20A Wheeljack Anime Ver." or what have you. :D
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby shajaki » Mon May 26, 2014 12:13 pm

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he might not be the perfect cartoon accurate wherljack everyone wants, but he looks like he'll fit in just fine.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Doctor McGrath » Mon May 26, 2014 12:14 pm

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This figure continues to impress me. He is so well proportioned from top to bottom. There really isn't an area where a lot of kibble congregates. Wheeljack is very streamlined.
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Re: Colours Test Shot - Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack

Postby Stormrider » Mon May 26, 2014 5:21 pm

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Va'al wrote:Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece designer Shogo Hasui has tweeted a new image of the upcoming MP-20 Wheeljack figure, next to MP-17 Prowl, showing the scale of the two and a look at the not-yet-finalised colours. Thanks to Seibertron.com user Cyberpath for the tip, and check out the image below!

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Looks great. I see two or three different shades of white like the neck and back of hands. I hope it will all be one uniform white in the release. I still find it comical that they have given Wheeljack such a tiny gun. I'll pretend the gun is a pneumatic drill and have him displayed building something.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Mon May 26, 2014 6:36 pm

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Captain » Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:16 pm

I really like this. keep the adjustments coming. I love the clear windows instead of the black windows.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Stormrider » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:12 am

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Sweet. Wheeljack needs a lab and lots of lab toys.
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Official Images - Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack

Postby Dr Va'al » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:01 am

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After the official images of both Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP-21 Bumblebee and MP-22 Ultra Magnus, Amazon.co.jp has updated its MP-20 listing with a lot more pictures of Wheeljack! Included are the anti-hypnosis device, the launcher and a sleek sleek deco. Check them out below.

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Autobot032 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:10 am

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Poop. I had just finished this. I was about to news it. :( To the victor go the spoils.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Dr Va'al » Fri Jun 20, 2014 4:15 am

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Burn » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:31 am

Va'al wrote:PA-ZOW.

ZOWWEE!
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Ravage XK » Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:51 am

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WOW, looks so good. Cannot wait for this one. Reprolabels will have their work cut out creating a sticker set for this that doesn't cover that lovely paint work.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby mooncake623 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:22 am

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I wonder why these pictures came out after the bumblebee and UM ones even though it's to come out first. Strange.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby mblase75 » Fri Jun 20, 2014 8:31 am

Ravage XK: Really? I imagine the first thing Reprolabels will do is create a set that does cover it to provide a cartoon-accurate paint job.

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Ravage XK » Fri Jun 20, 2014 9:20 am

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mblase75 wrote:Ravage XK: Really? I imagine the first thing Reprolabels will do is create a set that does cover it to provide a cartoon-accurate paint job.

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Yeah, they probably will but looks great as is.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby MaverickPrime » Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:00 pm

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Oh my god, he's so freaking gorgeous!!! This will be the Masterpiece I finally pull out all the stops to get, he looks incredible, I feel like I'm looking at porn! =P~
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Stormrider » Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:11 pm

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Doctor Fraggingtron » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:21 pm

His waistline looks horrible. That little bit of non-show-accurate hood is a very poor substitute for an actual abdominal region, which there should be plenty of room for in the back of his vehicle mode (as with MP Bumblebee). The top of his pelvis is the worst part, curved and minimal instead of square and solid. It is really obvious from a lot of angles that his actual waist actually only consists of a pipe.

If I could actually afford to collect masterpieces I would pass on this one.
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Tomy MP Wheeljack will be delayed to September

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:10 am

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Regarding order number: 14-0115-#####

The pre-order item listed below
Master Piece MP20 Wheeljack (Completed)
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Was originally scheduled for release on Late Aug,
but has been rescheduled for release on Late Sep.

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Re: Tomy MP Wheeljack will be delayed to September

Postby Mykltron » Thu Jul 24, 2014 4:53 am

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He was originally due for release by the end of July. I've just been told he's due end of August so this looks like he's been delayed FOR A SECOND TIME. Ridiculous. They ought to have learned how to stick to schedule by now.

I don't know if it will directly delay the release of Bumblebee but he was never going to be released on time anyway. None of them are.
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Re: Tomy MP Wheeljack will be delayed to September

Postby Dr Va'al » Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:21 am

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Thanks to a tip from fellow Seibertron.com user fenrir72, we have bad news for those of us excitingly awaiting Takara Tomy's Transformers Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack. It appears its release date has been pushed a little further yet, and is currently set to appear in September rather than July August. Read on below for the communication from Hobby Search.

Thank you for shopping with Hobby Search.

Regarding order number: 14-0115-#####

The pre-order item listed below
Master Piece MP20 Wheeljack (Completed)
( http://www.1999.co.jp/eng/###### )

Was originally scheduled for release on Late Aug,
but has been rescheduled for release on Late Sep.


We will ship out the item normally when it comes in stock.

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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby Deathsanras » Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:43 am

Goddamnit. I literally just pre-ordered it last night.
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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby fenrir72 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:00 am

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It's kind of good 'cause my wallet can rest.

Mykltron wrote:He was originally due for release by the end of July. I've just been told he's due end of August so this looks like he's been delayed FOR A SECOND TIME. Ridiculous. They ought to have learned how to stick to schedule by now.

I don't know if it will directly delay the release of Bumblebee but he was never going to be released on time anyway. None of them are.


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Re: Masterpiece MP-20 Wheeljack from Takara Tomy

Postby jamesbenjamin » Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:18 am

He was never scheduled for July, its always been August.

Its also worth noting that no one else got these emails and none of the other retailers sent them out Annnnnd HLJ just put up NEW pre-orders for WJ. What probly happened is they decided to make more, but release that second batch in Sept instead.

Either way, people shouldn't freak out till the two big retailers (AE/HLJ) in Japan or BBTS confirms. Then you can freak out if you want.
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