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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Insurgent » Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:33 pm

Huh. So it does. Thanks for that looks much better. I have him with the head fully upright.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby ebo716 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:05 pm

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby carytheone » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:00 pm

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Madeus Prime » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:57 pm

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:20 am

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Madeus Prime wrote:
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A pretty cool feature from POP Grimlock

Dang, now I need to try this
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Madeus Prime » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:37 pm

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Madeus Prime wrote:
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A pretty cool feature from POP Grimlock

Dang, now I need to try this

I honestly love the buckler/arm guard gimmick, especially with the 5mm peg holes, it means customization is virtually limitless.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby thedistinctroom » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:47 pm

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I think I may have discovered what storyline that weird Year Of The Goat ~ Platinum Edition: G2 Optimus Prime toy is based on.

In the old Dreamwave Armada-Energon Comic: Issue 17, there is an image where Optimus Prime is suddenly reformatted / upgraded by receiving the Matrix. During this process, Optimus displays exactly the same colours as his YOTG toy (ie: Transparent, Silver & Bronze w/ Yellow eyes). Obviously, I cannot be 100% for certain. But, the similarities are numerous. What do you think?

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby -Kanrabat- » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:53 pm

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Damn! That one super UUBER obscure reference there. It work! ;)^

As for Soundwave... :-?
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby triKlops » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:56 pm

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@tdroom; Nice find!!
That is just as, if not more so, plausible than any other theory i have heard before.
Good call!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby thedistinctroom » Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:58 pm

Motto: "I feel so cheap and hollow inside."
Weapon: Shockwave Rifle
-Kanrabat- wrote:Damn! That one super UUBER obscure reference there. It work! ;)^

As for Soundwave... :-?


Wow. Thanks, man! I appreciate that!

It just hit me a couple of days ago as I was readin' through my comics. I noticed, and then I said "AHA !!!!!!!!".

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby thedistinctroom » Fri Jan 19, 2018 1:40 am

Motto: "I feel so cheap and hollow inside."
Weapon: Shockwave Rifle
triKlops wrote:@tdroom; Nice find!!
That is just as, if not more so, plausible than any other theory i have heard before.
Good call!


Thanks, triKlops. Glad to have finally figured out where this figure can potentially fit within the multiverse. :)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Acesmcgee » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:52 pm

Motto: "It only takes one step to move forward."
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So, I just discovered that you can slot Computrons fists into his feet, not sure what purpose it serves, but...yeah.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:16 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
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Acesmcgee wrote:So, I just discovered that you can slot Computrons fists into his feet, not sure what purpose it serves, but...yeah.


Storage. Victorion's do the same thing, and the official storage spot is on Pyra Magna's ladder base.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Acesmcgee » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:32 pm

Motto: "It only takes one step to move forward."
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I was hoping it was more than that, but half thought it might be as I played with scattershot a bit more. Thanks for the quick reply.:)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Chimera245 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:02 pm

Everybody knows Grimlock is the torso of Volcanicus...
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And I saw one pic online where they left the T-Rex head facing forward instead which looked pretty badass...
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But if you open the mouth, which looks marginally more badass...
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You find a slot to stick a Prime Master in the chest, in the freaking T-Rex Jaws.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:19 pm

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That's pretty cool, isn't it? Almost makes me wanna dance the samba and play with batteries :DANCE: (Anyone getting the reference gets cookies!)
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby WreckerJack » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:41 pm

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Would look more amusing with a TR head.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Chimera245 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:23 pm

Oh god, you've inspired all manner of stupid-looking shenanigans. I'll take pictures tomorrow, though. It's late over here.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Emerje » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:14 am

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WreckerJack wrote:Would look more amusing with a TR head.

Preferably Clobber, maybe Ptero.

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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Duke of Luns » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:14 am

Anyone else feel the POTP Darkwing combination is a little underwhelming? It's great Hasbro engineered it, but it's only held together by one little tab, and the wings don't even clip together. With a few adjustments though(and the addition of engine things), you get this:

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It's technically less G1 accurate, but it looks so much more powerful to me. The Prime Master covers/guns can also be used to cover up Blackwing's exposed hands if you so wish, but I prefer them up top.

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Blackwing's shoulders clamped around the base of Dreadwind's ankles provide an extra layer of stability(even if it is only through friction).
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby itscramtastic » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:37 am

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It may not be as streamlined, but I think it works better!! Good job @Duke of Luns!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby TF-fan kev777 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:50 am

Oops, wrong thread. Sorry
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Yankee0 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:33 pm

This is more 'something I think my transformer might be able to do'...

I was looking at my TR Skyshadow today and noticed a pin at the base of the black oa el which forms his lower abdomen/bottom rear of jet mode. It looks as though the black panel should swivel (the pin is identical to every other pin joint eg the wrists) but it does not appear to do so.

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Anyone know if indeed this is a moving part, or if it is part of the pretool for Overlord or similar?

Obviously if it does indeed move, then this will be something I never knew my transformer could do...!
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:51 pm

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It's that simple."
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It may just be for assembly and that's it.
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Re: Things your Transformers can do that you never realised

Postby Rogue-Primal » Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:36 pm

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I found a great weapon use for Power of the Primes Metalhawk's gun. I away thought classics 2-Pack deluxe prime had a ugly machine gun.

The is a small ridge underneath the weapon, it continues just after the handle
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and has enough clearance to add this type of lego peg piece
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you connect the tiny slit-gap in the peg on the top of the shorter end...and onto the ridge under the gun and use the other longer end to attach it to prime's fist slot.
I don't know the exact type of 5mm diameter size for his fist compared to lego which is 4.8mm and just snug enough. But sadly movie figures seem to be slightly too big, i think movie figures are close to 5.1 mm or the 5mm is too smooth on movie figures.

my result which i think looks much better on him ;)^
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