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@  OrionPax44 : (27 July 2017 - 01:44 PM)

A loose Scraplet wandering around??? Get back to the damn bar where you belong.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 July 2017 - 01:16 PM)

Or a scraplet!

@  Dracula : (27 July 2017 - 12:25 PM)

you might be a witch or a vampire.

@  Dracula : (27 July 2017 - 12:25 PM)

it's called "melting," yeah

@  tffan01 : (27 July 2017 - 12:17 PM)

I can't be the only one.

@  tffan01 : (27 July 2017 - 12:17 PM)

Anyone get this weird sensation when they're showering in hot water?

@  Daith : (26 July 2017 - 11:48 PM)

Stop making business sense! Your triggering my irrational hatred more!

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 July 2017 - 10:49 PM)

We know why places ain't pre-ordering. Walmart wants "SNES Mini in stock!" In there adds to get people into the strores, and GameStop wants to hold systems back till production is over with to scalp them.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 July 2017 - 10:47 PM)

Stupid tablet made my edit a new post instead.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 July 2017 - 06:48 PM)

When The Revolution Comes, They'll Be The First Against The Wall-Mart

@  D Buster Prime : (26 July 2017 - 06:20 PM)

Wal-Mart? More like Off The Wall-Mart! Amiright?! *cries over canceled preorder*

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 July 2017 - 05:39 PM)

And the Walmart debacle has no doubt pissed off a whole lot of people. What should be fun is turned into a harrowing experience by these kind of pathetic sales tactics

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 July 2017 - 05:38 PM)

Nintendo is really starting to push fans' patience with this SNES classic thing. Why are preorders open someplaces overseas but not in North America?

@  Msol : (26 July 2017 - 05:03 PM)

Well anywho it's out in Canada and I grabbed mine. I couldn't find a thread so just as a warning: watch out when flipping the head out -- I scratched the paint off a bit while doing so. Very little clearance!

@  Msol : (26 July 2017 - 05:01 PM)

Is MPM-3 Bumblebee out in the US yet?

@  Daith : (26 July 2017 - 03:40 PM)

So all of us who thought we had our SNES Classic lined up friday night through Walmart.com just got flipped the bird.

@  Evac : (26 July 2017 - 08:51 AM)

Same.

@  MEDdMI : (26 July 2017 - 05:15 AM)

I just hate Facebook.

@  Confuzor : (26 July 2017 - 01:25 AM)

I hate when follow a link to an article from Facebook it has all this extra junk in the address box, so if I want to copy/paste to send to my friends via text, I have to go hunt down the "permalink" so it's a more manageable size

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 July 2017 - 08:52 PM)

*sigh* Yup.

@  Foffy : (24 July 2017 - 06:16 PM)

That's the exact opposite of what Facebook wants to happen, though. They're hoping you get sucked in by other content and end up spending more time on Facebook and/or making an account.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 July 2017 - 04:02 PM)

I hate that these days when you use a permalink to a Facebook post, the rest of the page's material still shows up below. Like, WTF, I only want the old way of seeing the post and nothing else!

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 01:34 PM)

I call bullshit on that

@  MEDdMI : (24 July 2017 - 01:08 PM)

Read the article. Apparently too many comics sets off the machines due to the glossy pages messing up the X-ray

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 01:03 PM)

what possible justification could they have to ban books containing drawings?

@  MEDdMI : (24 July 2017 - 12:56 PM)

Per the article, United appears to be the only airline, but there might be others.

@  Dracula : (24 July 2017 - 12:48 PM)

Like anyone needed another reason not to fly United

@  Evac : (24 July 2017 - 12:46 PM)

No, apparently just United did.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2017 - 12:22 PM)

so the weekend of SDCC, the TSA banned COMIC BOOKS from check-in luggage. http://lechicgeek.bo...ium=LCG FB Page

@  Arazyr : (24 July 2017 - 11:39 AM)

...guy

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2017 - 11:34 AM)

LEAKER DROPS POWER OF THE PRIMES BOMBSHELL! Shrapnel: "No, Bombshell's the other guy"

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2017 - 11:34 AM)

...did RichardT and Nevermore just accidentally do a Cybertron Enquirer gag?

@  Nevermore : (24 July 2017 - 10:52 AM)

Note I wrote "bombshell"in lowercase.

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 10:17 AM)

in this case, face

@  Paladin : (24 July 2017 - 10:16 AM)

depends what appendage its used on.

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 10:15 AM)

I'm something something years old and I have actually never shaved with anything other than electric

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 10:15 AM)

is it worth the trouble?

@  Benbot : (24 July 2017 - 10:15 AM)

Why does a safety razor give a closer shave than an electric razor?

@  RichardT1977 : (24 July 2017 - 10:08 AM)

Nevermore That was Shrapnel, not Bombshell.

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2017 - 10:07 AM)

Deluxe Sludge alone is enough that I probably won't have to eat anything until 2025.

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 July 2017 - 10:06 AM)

I don't know about Paladin, but I personally am fueled by the rage of fans who have a very specific idea of what a Transformers toyline should be.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 July 2017 - 09:23 AM)

What do you mean too good? I don't recall lots of Micromaster updates.

@  Paladin : (24 July 2017 - 09:06 AM)

i remain unconvinced. "if it sounds too good to be true, it usually is."

@  General Tekno : (24 July 2017 - 08:58 AM)

yep - especially given that sure is one hyper easy forensic trail to find everyone involved in the leak

@  Nevermore : (24 July 2017 - 08:56 AM)

"How to lose your job spectacularly".

@  Nevermore : (24 July 2017 - 08:55 AM)

Holy cow.

@  Nevermore : (24 July 2017 - 08:55 AM)

Jesus, that Power of the Primes bombshell leak.

@  Fear or Courage : (24 July 2017 - 08:41 AM)

At least in Canada, they have excellent customer service.

@  Maruten : (23 July 2017 - 11:33 PM)

I've ordered from them several times with no problems.

@  Telly : (23 July 2017 - 11:19 PM)

i havent. but ive only ordered from them a few times


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Animated leader Megatron: Missing Blades!?


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#1 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:03 PM

Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:06 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:10 PM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif


Oh! there they are, Don't know how I missed those icon-wildride.gif

Thanks, icon-ironhide.gif

I feel like quite the fool now. icon-blitz.gif


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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:11 PM

QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 05:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(The REAL Chopperface @ Nov 3 2008, 04:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Okay, So I just got myself an Animated leader Megatron, right? and he looks just like he's supposed to in the box





With his Blade sword in his hand, but here's the thing, I'm not seeing a second set of blades.

I've carefully removed him from the box, but havent untied him from the base yet, just in case. Is this normal? are they there and I'm just not seeing them, where are the second set of blades normally stored inside the box?

Can someone enlighten me?

BTW if they are in a super obvious place and I'm just not seeing them, I encourage you to make fun of me.

if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif


Oh! there they are, Don't know how I missed those icon-wildride.gif

Thanks, icon-ironhide.gif

I feel like quite the fool now. icon-blitz.gif

glad you found it icon-fire.gif


#5 Blues

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:23 PM

Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:26 PM

QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 05:54 PM

I threw my box with second blades in the trashcan at a mcdonalds.. I looked pretty funny digging them out when my partner in crime informed me of the location of the blades... good times.. thanks Hasbro! icon-ironhide.gif

#8 The REAL Chopperface

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Posted 03 November 2008 - 08:16 PM

icon-fire.gif I wonder How many Blades were lost that way.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 12:35 AM

It isn't just Megatron. We ALL miss Blades.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 05:55 AM

QUOTE(Umbracron @ Nov 3 2008, 10:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I threw my box with second blades in the trashcan at a mcdonalds.. I looked pretty funny digging them out when my partner in crime informed me of the location of the blades... good times.. thanks Hasbro! icon-ironhide.gif


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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:24 AM

I don't miss Blades. He's sitting in my little "display case" in my room. Yay Universe!

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 07:30 AM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
if my memory serves me right, it should be taped underneath the bottom of the part megatron is attached too....in other news...mine came with three blades...which means i just found who got gipped icon-blitz.gif

In season 3, Megatron fights three-sword style.

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 09:50 AM

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Posted 04 November 2008 - 09:55 AM

QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it


Well it WAS... But I've got mine apart on the workbench, figuring out how to run a motor to that transfer axle that the wings and shoulder mounts hinge around.

Oh, yeah. They aren't just manually spinning, Blues, there's a cross-link through the wings so they turn in opposite directions.
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Posted 06 November 2008 - 10:13 AM

QUOTE(Nutjob R/T @ Nov 4 2008, 09:55 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(maximus prime3 @ Nov 3 2008, 06:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Blues @ Nov 3 2008, 04:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just going to use this to throw out a question.

Is the spinning blade gimmick just putting the blades into rotor forms and then manually spinning them?

that is pretty much it


Well it WAS... But I've got mine apart on the workbench, figuring out how to run a motor to that transfer axle that the wings and shoulder mounts hinge around.

Oh, yeah. They aren't just manually spinning, Blues, there's a cross-link through the wings so they turn in opposite directions.


N R/T:

Northwest Short Line has some gearboxes you might be able to use:

http://www.nwsl.com/BrochurePages.htm

Jameco is a good source for motors.

Tamiya also sells various mechanical parts. I'm not so familiar with their line.




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Posted 06 November 2008 - 01:45 PM

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I'm sorry, but that's probably the best thing ever in the history of things.