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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby carytheone » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:26 am

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I've put the R2D2 one together. It was a long an tedious process, but enjoyable. Probably only if you enjoy model kits. I never broke a piece or cut myself and I had to unbend a few tabs when I skipped a step or two. I used two different needle nose pliers. One very thin and the other a little more beefy for some of the harder bend/folds.

I haven't made the time for the Millennium Falcon yet. I got them both on clearance at bed bath and beyond.

Is is just me or do they resemble the MP line? Is that a possible MP Megatron reveal?
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby Peridot » Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:59 pm

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carytheone wrote:Is is just me or do they resemble the MP line? Is that a possible MP Megatron reveal?

Bumblebee doesn't really look like the MP version. It's just a greebly version of the G1 character model. Megatron looks like a beefier MP-05 Megs. I think they just had orders from Hasbro to make "G1 characters" and MP10 and MP05 just happened to be the most easily available reference materials.
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Feb 16, 2015 2:24 pm

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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby Zeedust » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:42 pm

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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby donny1975 » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:51 pm

These look great, I think they will man my desk at work! I have seen the metal earth series and Barnes and Noble and thought they were were kind of kewl but only ever saw architectural kits...haven't seen the star wars stuff yet.

But I haven't looked, will def be looking for these guys though.
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby Moosey » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:16 pm

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carytheone wrote:I've put the R2D2 one together. It was a long an tedious process, but enjoyable. Probably only if you enjoy model kits. I never broke a piece or cut myself and I had to unbend a few tabs when I skipped a step or two. I used two different needle nose pliers. One very thin and the other a little more beefy for some of the harder bend/folds.

I haven't made the time for the Millennium Falcon yet. I got them both on clearance at bed bath and beyond.

Is is just me or do they resemble the MP line? Is that a possible MP Megatron reveal?


Interesting. I have done Gundam Model Kits and a couple of years ago did an Empire State Building model out of thin wood. Perhaps I'm just not used to working with metal as a material. I might give the transformers a try, maybe I'll be able to build them easier given my prior "experience." I may not buy them though, given the awesomeness that is combiner wars.
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby carytheone » Mon Feb 16, 2015 7:57 pm

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If anyone us by interested here is my finished R2D2.

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Beep boop beep


The hardest parts are when you have to round out pieces. I found the back of the needle nose to work well.

The tools I used.

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What a pair of tools


I used the smaller pair the most and the tappered back really helped round out bits. I used the larger pair for more torque on some folds and when the tabs had to be twisted.
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:45 pm

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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby Valandar » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:06 am

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Those kits are also SUPER sharp. I tried to make one of them, and ended up with more cuts in my fingers than if I had been petting a porcupine.
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Re: Toy Fair US 2015 Coverage - Transformers G1 Metal Earth 3D Models Unveiled

Postby a Cobra Viper » Tue Feb 17, 2015 11:03 am

These look awesome. I've been wanting the Star Wars ones, but never dropped the cash for them.
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New Images and 360 degree product view for Transformers Metal Earth 3D Model Kits

Postby william-james88 » Wed May 13, 2015 7:44 am

The Fascinations website has been updated with their upcoming Transformers Metal Earth 3D Model Kits, which were first seen at the 2015 US Toy Fair.

You can now go to the Transformer page at http://www.fascinations.com/transformers for more information. Make sure you click on the image of each model to see its 360 degree product view.

These Metal Earth kits are detailed DIY models that start as 4" square steel sheets and finish as 3D models. Use the instructions to pop out the pieces, bend the tabs and connect them at attachment points. The upcoming characters released are Megatron, Optimus, Soundwave, and Bumblebee and their images can be found below.

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby carytheone » Wed May 13, 2015 8:01 am

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Definitely getting SW. I'm liking the look of OP as well. I have a couple of these and I enjoy putting them together.

Hahaha, Bee has skates!
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Wed May 13, 2015 9:12 am

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Would ya look at that. A toy of Bumblebee's grave marker. :P

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby dragons » Wed May 13, 2015 9:23 am

Glad master piece bumble bee feet don't look like that
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Desslok2201 » Wed May 13, 2015 11:13 am

Sabrblade wrote:Would ya look at that. A toy of Bumblebee's grave marker. :P

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I was just thinking that these would be great in a display of fallen autobots or decepticons
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby LegendaryAntiHero » Tue May 19, 2015 3:36 pm

I liked their Star Wars stuff. I'm eager to show how they tackle figures
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby william-james88 » Thu May 05, 2016 6:42 pm

I finished my first model today: Megatron.

Its wasnt easy but it was pleasant once I got the right tools. I made a few mistakes here and there but overall it wa a fun experience and the end result is not bad. Here are a few pictures of my progress:

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Ironhidensh » Thu May 05, 2016 6:55 pm

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What was your trick for the rounded parts? I didn't do so hot at those.
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby william-james88 » Thu May 05, 2016 7:29 pm

Ironhidensh wrote:What was your trick for the rounded parts? I didn't do so hot at those.


I used the a headphone jack. It had 3 diamateres so one usually worked and if not it gave a rounded shape that I could widen or make smaller after.

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby william-james88 » Sun May 08, 2016 9:32 pm

I finished Soundwave which I am very proud of. I kicked ass on him and all his tiny ass parts, like Lazerbeak. Here is a breakdown of this model:

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Here is Lazrbeak

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He is so TINY!

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Burn » Sun May 08, 2016 9:44 pm

Biting the bullet and getting Prime. Not sure how I'll go with it, but hey, may as well have a go!
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby william-james88 » Sun May 08, 2016 9:45 pm

Burn wrote:Biting the bullet and getting Prime. Not sure how I'll go with it, but hey, may as well have a go!


Please let us know how it goes. And remember to get tweasers instead of the long nose pliers they indicate.
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Ironhidensh » Mon May 09, 2016 1:20 pm

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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby carytheone » Tue May 10, 2016 5:09 pm

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Well that settles that, Soundwave it is! That tiny metal Laserbeak is sweet.

I might just mount him on my face!
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Re: Transformers Metal Earth 3D Models Thread

Postby Burn » Tue May 10, 2016 6:02 pm

Ironhidensh's Wife wrote:Tweezers are your friend.

She speaks from experience. *snickers*
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