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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Zeedust » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:42 pm

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kurthy wrote:Is Impactor's actual hand supposed to be so big that none of the weapons plug in? Mine doesn't and I see the one in the pics also doesn't plug into the yellow hand. It's disappointing because now I can't do hulk hands.


Mine's the same way. Kind of a sad thing since it would have been fun to dual wield the swords


Yeah, mine has that problem too. Purple hand doesn't hold things well, orange one won't hold things at all. Damn shame, really, I was looking forward to this guy.
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Re: Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 Impactor and Bluestreak Arriving and In Hand Images

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:49 pm

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william-james88 wrote:Image

For some reason, this combined mode looks really weird and ugly to me
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Re: Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 Impactor and Bluestreak Arriving and In Hand Images

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:50 pm

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william-james88 wrote:Image

For some reason, this combined mode looks really weird and ugly to me
That's cuz it uses the ugly Optimus/Motormaster torso. :-P
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Re: Transformers Subscription Service 4.0 Impactor and Bluestreak Arriving and In Hand Images

Postby Sigma Magnus » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:51 pm

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william-james88 wrote:Image

For some reason, this combined mode looks really weird and ugly to me

Same here, but it's probably because it's not in full color. I'll reserve judgment until we get in-hand pictures.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:52 pm

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I also dislike that there is only 1 jet. having only 1 plane limb makes one of those limbs look weak and kinda brittle compared to the rest (poor Defensor...)
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby durroth » Mon Aug 22, 2016 6:00 pm

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yeah, nothing is fitting in the cannonholes properly, he barely can even hold the claw there. my bluestreak has kinda loose fist ports too.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Ultra Markus » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:32 pm

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Ultra Markus wrote:that mold could be used for strika
perhaps we could see a beastmachines inspired combiner 8-)


Could be done, but they wouldn't be terribly accurate in either form.

Jetstorm (Silverbolt), Tankor (Brawl), Thrust (UW Groove), Strika (Rook), Obsidian (UW Vortex).

Combined form could be either Megatron with the mask or Megahead/Megabolt Megatron. Also include an Arms Micron like Zori to act as the Diagnostic Drone.

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i was thinking along those lines ;)^
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby RNSrobot » Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:31 am

durroth wrote:yeah, nothing is fitting in the cannonholes properly, he barely can even hold the claw there. my bluestreak has kinda loose fist ports too.


TBH even my original Rook has problems holding anything tightly in the ports. Ah well, future floor polish to the rescue.

I'll definite be swapping Fractyl to an arm, with Bluestreak. Don't like the Dead End mold as an arm anyway. It's going to be a garish mess and I'll love it. I actually really like the Breakdown mold as an arm, but Impactor with the sword half and cannon is too good to not use.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby kurthy » Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:27 am

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RNSrobot wrote:
durroth wrote:yeah, nothing is fitting in the cannonholes properly, he barely can even hold the claw there. my bluestreak has kinda loose fist ports too.


TBH even my original Rook has problems holding anything tightly in the ports. Ah well, future floor polish to the rescue.

I'll definite be swapping Fractyl to an arm, with Bluestreak. Don't like the Dead End mold as an arm anyway. It's going to be a garish mess and I'll love it. I actually really like the Breakdown mold as an arm, but Impactor with the sword half and cannon is too good to not use.


I just compared the different versions I have. Rook for me is as tight as a frog's butt, however, I bought right away; Roller is actually a little bit looser in the left hand, but not a problem; then Impactor can't even come close to holding things in his left, and his right barely has enough friction to hold stuff in.

Edit: Now I'm going to have to check all my Swindles and Hounds, too.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby grimdragon2001 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:49 pm

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had a bit of a sad thought (well to me, some might like this idea) on who the 5.0 sub exclusive might be. I think it may be another '84 Autobot with the most likely picks being Jazz from the Dead End mold, or Sideswipe from the Breakdown mold. I hope I'm wrong on this though. I really want that Mystery figure to be something out of left field
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:50 pm

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grimdragon2001 wrote:had a bit of a sad thought (well to me, some might like this idea) on who the 5.0 sub exclusive might be. I think it may be another '84 Autobot with the most likely picks being Jazz from the Dead End mold, or Sideswipe from the Breakdown mold. I hope I'm wrong on this though. I really want that Mystery figure to be something out of left field

Also could be Hoist from Trailbreaker
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Aug 23, 2016 3:24 pm

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D-Maximus_Primal wrote:
grimdragon2001 wrote:had a bit of a sad thought (well to me, some might like this idea) on who the 5.0 sub exclusive might be. I think it may be another '84 Autobot with the most likely picks being Jazz from the Dead End mold, or Sideswipe from the Breakdown mold. I hope I'm wrong on this though. I really want that Mystery figure to be something out of left field

Also could be Hoist from Trailbreaker


Especially since there's a distinct possibility that the Trailbreaker parts for the Offroad mold have an alternate Hoist head, as shown here:

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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby grimdragon2001 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:39 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
D-Maximus_Primal wrote:
grimdragon2001 wrote:had a bit of a sad thought (well to me, some might like this idea) on who the 5.0 sub exclusive might be. I think it may be another '84 Autobot with the most likely picks being Jazz from the Dead End mold, or Sideswipe from the Breakdown mold. I hope I'm wrong on this though. I really want that Mystery figure to be something out of left field

Also could be Hoist from Trailbreaker


Especially since there's a distinct possibility that the Trailbreaker parts for the Offroad mold have an alternate Hoist head, as shown here:

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Plus, the Autotroopers were first intended as the BotCon 2016 Troop Builder set, before being replaced with Reflector.

ooooo, maybe we'll get X-Brawn from that comic, that would be cool
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Aug 23, 2016 9:52 pm

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grimdragon2001 wrote:ooooo, maybe we'll get X-Brawn from that comic, that would be cool


Or a different character using the same head. Using a head "that hasn't seen US retail" implies either a TakaraTomy-only head, or an unused pretool head. Again, the rundown:

TakaraTomy only heads
Starscream (Skydive)
Thrust (Air Raid)
Lightspeed (Wheeljack)
Nosecone (Rook)

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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby jay5 » Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:08 am

If anyone does not want their Bluestreak, I am looking to buy one. Thanks.

Update: got one, thx.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby durroth » Wed Aug 24, 2016 6:21 pm

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I've been working on building up the fistholes. Right hand tightened with one application of clear nail polish, the left hand is still pretty loose after like... 5 (getting a slight grip on deeper pegs) and I need to find a way to keep applying more layers without more polish accumulating in the bottom or he's going to only have a half depth peghole when I'm done x.x

kurthy wrote:Edit: Now I'm going to have to check all my Swindles and Hounds, too.

Considering swindle and hound dont use the cannon fists and the "teeth" inside them seem to be the specific thing degrading, swindle and hound are probably fine.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Wreckgar » Sun Sep 04, 2016 5:13 pm

Just put Thunder Mayhem together for the second time, and now both swords are stuck in Spinister's HFG, and in trying to remove them, the handle on one has started to break :-(

More a warning to everyone else to be careful than anything.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Zeedust » Tue Sep 06, 2016 8:31 pm

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Wreckgar wrote:Just put Thunder Mayhem together for the second time, and now both swords are stuck in Spinister's HFG, and in trying to remove them, the handle on one has started to break :-(

More a warning to everyone else to be careful than anything.


Breaking like stress marks, or breaking like cracks. Either way, my condolences.

Mine is fine, but usually I only put one handle in the fist and attach the second sword directly to the first in one manner or another.

Is it possibly related to how deep you're putting the handles in? I remember having a thing with that when I got mine, though the exact details escape me.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Wreckgar » Wed Sep 07, 2016 4:04 am

Full on cracks unfortunately, and I'm pretty certain there are stress marks in the other one, though it's hard to tell with off-white plastic.

I don't think I put them in any further than I did the first time either.

I've messaged the club to see if there's any chance of getting replacement parts, but I'm not holding out much hope as technically nothing is faulty.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Wreckgar » Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:06 am

Well, here's a turn up for the books - They're sending me replacements for both swords and the HFG. Say what you like about the club, but their customer service continues to impress
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby grimdragon2001 » Fri Sep 09, 2016 12:13 pm

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Wreckgar wrote:Well, here's a turn up for the books - They're sending me replacements for both swords and the HFG. Say what you like about the club, but their customer service continues to impress

too true, they have the best customer service that i have seen from any company. they are the living example of customer service done right, while digital river is the living example of customer service done horribly wrong
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby Zeedust » Fri Sep 09, 2016 6:28 pm

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I just figured something out. FSS Bluestreak isn't G1 Bluestreak!

If you take a look at his tech specs here, it describes him as stealthy and sniper-y, which, if his TFwiki page and the only translation of his tech specs I could find are accurate, makes him a closer match to Masterpiece Bluestreak, who was released as a separate character (the guy we call Bluestreak is just "Streak" in Japan) and who is also based on the Blue Bluestreak deco.
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Re: TCC and TFSS 4.0 Thread - Mayhem Attack Squad, G.I. Joe, Armada

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 8:36 pm

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Hey all, I'm selling my Thunder Mayhem set. Just the 5 figures in box. They've been transformed, combined, and reviewed. Price is $300 plus shipping

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