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Postby gawd6sic6 » Tue May 23, 2006 9:05 pm

ya know. i just checked my preorders at bbts and noticed the new pic... and came here to post what i found.. and you beat me to it.. and im floored with this fig.. im loving it.. only gripe i have is that its size.. wish that it could be bigger. but im not going to nit pick.. itll be fine the way it is..
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Postby piranacon » Wed May 24, 2006 3:40 am

i think im gonna stick to just one of these lol, it looks awsome, bigger then i thort too
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Postby johndillinga2003 » Wed May 24, 2006 7:41 am

You Know by looking at his shoulder cannons the lower barrels have Pegs on them could this mean the two barrels attach elsewhere and he'll have the missiles included as well?

Maybe the barrels plug back into the arm sockets and become belly guns in fighter mode?
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Postby TFLobo » Wed May 24, 2006 9:31 am

I really like it!

I especially like the way the ailerons fold back to give the wing it shape. And I'm really curious to see the transformation. Where do the arms fit in Alt mode? :?

My only gripe also would be the size. Wish he was closer to MP Prime's size.
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Postby gawd6sic6 » Wed May 24, 2006 10:25 am

robot mode he is going to stand 10" tall

plane mode is going to be 13" long.

so he is smaller. but hey the fig is still going to rock!
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Postby piranacon » Wed May 24, 2006 11:03 am

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Postby piranacon » Wed May 24, 2006 12:40 pm

mp starscream coloured toy prototype toy in between 20th ani prime and smokescreen
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Postby piranacon » Wed May 24, 2006 1:16 pm

he is just upto mp primes elbow, not a bad size, but doesnt realy fit in with other mp or alts, he is very in between them both
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Postby Lord_Loqi » Wed May 24, 2006 2:28 pm

I thought he was supposed to be 10" tall not nine. Anyone know for sure?
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Postby TFLobo » Wed May 24, 2006 3:12 pm

Isn't the 220 in the pic the height in millimeters? Because that would convert to a 8.66 inches. Which is about the same size as Alts. Maybe I'm all messed up.

Transformation looks pretty interesting. It's nice to see a Starscream with proportional arms.

Hope Hasbro releases him as well.
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Postby Lord_Loqi » Wed May 24, 2006 3:23 pm

Looking at the pic again. just noticed that the starscream shown looks like he's proportional to the alts like the old g1 seekers and the g1 cars
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Postby jimsloth » Wed May 24, 2006 7:04 pm

Personally I like the idea of him being smaller than Prime. Any idea on what the scale ratio is though? Thats the part thats going to annoy me. Prime's already out of sink with alternators ratio wize. Would have been nice to keep starscream in sink with something.
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Postby Hobbyist Prime » Wed May 24, 2006 7:29 pm

You can sort of eyeball his size by judging from the size of the screws in his legs and canopy!
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Postby jimsloth » Wed May 24, 2006 7:33 pm

so is anyone else blown away by the moving nuckle mid finger! HasTak is finally catching up on their hands. I mean with the price of Masterpiece figs they should be able to make decent hands.
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Postby piranacon » Thu May 25, 2006 2:15 am

jimsloth wrote:so is anyone else blown away by the moving nuckle mid finger! HasTak is finally catching up on their hands. I mean with the price of Masterpiece figs they should be able to make decent hands.


good eye there, i over looked that, but i just noticed the thumbs are jointed differantly. im guessing he may come with a megatron gun too or something, i cant think of anything else
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Postby Hobbyist Prime » Fri May 26, 2006 3:30 pm

I was very hopefull when I heard about this but I can honestly say I hate this figure! I really hope that they make some changes before it's brought into production!!!
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Postby TFLobo » Fri May 26, 2006 5:50 pm

Hobbyist Prime wrote:I was very hopefull when I heard about this but I can honestly say I hate this figure! I really hope that they make some changes before it's brought into production!!!


Blasphemy!!!!

I have half a mind to go up to Canada and pistol whip you with Nerf Megatron!




j/k :D

What don't you like about it? The only thing I wish they would change is the feet. The ones on Classics Starscream are better IMO.
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Postby Hobbyist Prime » Sat May 27, 2006 11:02 pm

I don't mean to cause a riot, I just think there are some strange parts like the fitup of the shoulders and the canopy sits a little too deep in the chest and the fingers have an almost afterthought look to them. It could be that it is just a bad pic\angle but I will wait and see the final outcome. Once again, Please don't riot or nerf whip me!!!!
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Postby Greyryder » Sun May 28, 2006 3:41 am

Nerf whip?

Is that what they'd call being bludgeoned with Classics Megatron's alt mode?
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Postby Dark_Fool » Mon May 29, 2006 12:22 am

Asphalt wrote:yes that means being bludgeoned with nerf megatron's alt mode.

I thought pistol whipping was just a crack over the head and not necessarily bludgeoning to death?? Although I suppose it is Megatron so a bludgeoning would probably be the most likely outcome.

Hehe, Nerf Megatron *wipes tear from eye*
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Postby Ra88 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 12:09 am

The design had some...Interesting changes. :? Not sure if I like them or not, he looks more badass now, but it isn't really a MP anymore...

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Postby gawd6sic6 » Fri Jun 23, 2006 12:33 am

you sure thats the masterpiece SS... not the classics one?
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Postby BillyBadAss » Fri Jun 23, 2006 1:19 am

I'm still getting him.. but..

What the Hell's that kibble crap on the sides of his hips?? :?

I'm still getting him.

They shoulda kept the original design.

I'm still getting him.

..and his feet look weird.. :?

I'm still getting him.

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Postby Greyryder » Fri Jun 23, 2006 2:06 am

gawd6sic6 wrote:you sure thats the masterpiece SS... not the classics one?


Yeah. Classics Screamer looks better than that. Classic's Starscream also has a more F-14 like canopy.
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Postby Pepie » Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:23 am

Bah!!! Legs looks so different now.. cry..
I preferred the kibble on the legs than on his hips.. and yeah.. lower legs look way too skinny.. bah

..still getting him 8)
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