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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:09 pm

Praying for a Kenner "Ultra Police" variant with a red visor, silver gloves, and that badass triangular handgun.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:43 pm

That is the ass-ugliest hip engineering since DCUC. NECA should absolutely be able to do a better job at 12th than Hiya did at 18th.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:22 pm

souled4 wrote:Kessler Wolf is available on NECA's eBay store.

https://tinyurl.com/wyw5cv5b
Think it’ll hit retail before Christmas? My girlfriend wants this desperately and I’d love to get it for her as a present.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 6:41 pm

thefamousnicknaro wrote:
souled4 wrote:Kessler Wolf is available on NECA's eBay store.

https://tinyurl.com/wyw5cv5b
Think it’ll hit retail before Christmas? My girlfriend wants this desperately and I’d love to get it for her as a present.
Might want to check comic/specialty stores. It hit in Maryland a few weeks ago.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 7:13 pm

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Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:43 pm
That is the ass-ugliest hip engineering since DCUC. NECA should absolutely be able to do a better job at 12th than Hiya did at 18th.
What exactly do you think they should do? They're ball joints, they can move around with the range allotted by the design of the suit. This is quite literally the best option to allow for any kind of mobility. Otherwise you're breaking up the crotch too much, and I'm not sure a rubber crotch piece would work in this situation.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:14 pm

From what I can see the ball joints are much too small and should be more space-filling, like Hiya did. From the seated pic above you can literally see *through* his hip joints to the fence bar behind him.

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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:43 pm

AdrienVeidt wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:43 pm
That is the ass-ugliest hip engineering since DCUC. NECA should absolutely be able to do a better job at 12th than Hiya did at 18th.
There's good reason. It's decade old engineering.

now why they didn't update that
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:55 pm

Is there any chance for Murphy as a cop? I’d loooooove a Murphy and Lewis team!
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 9:57 pm

Only if they do a battle-damaged Murphy. With alternate hole-in-head prosthetic puppet head.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:08 pm

dHunter333 wrote:
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Is there any chance for Murphy as a cop? I’d loooooove a Murphy and Lewis team!
They have the likeness rights, so theoretically they can do Murphy as a cop. Hot Toys did.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:45 pm

AdrienVeidt wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:14 pm
From what I can see the ball joints are much too small and should be more space-filling, like Hiya did. From the seated pic above you can literally see *through* his hip joints to the fence bar behind him.
If you make them thicker then you lose more range of movement.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:38 pm

Detrimental_Fig wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:45 pm
AdrienVeidt wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:14 pm
From what I can see the ball joints are much too small and should be more space-filling, like Hiya did. From the seated pic above you can literally see *through* his hip joints to the fence bar behind him.
If you make them thicker then you lose more range of movement.
For like the third time, Hiya managed to do it at a smaller scale.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:04 am

AdrienVeidt wrote:
Detrimental_Fig wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:45 pm
AdrienVeidt wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:14 pm
From what I can see the ball joints are much too small and should be more space-filling, like Hiya did. From the seated pic above you can literally see *through* his hip joints to the fence bar behind him.
If you make them thicker then you lose more range of movement.
For like the third time, Hiya managed to do it at a smaller scale.
For at least the third time, this is the OLD figure with a new head. This was made right around the time they first started giving figures anything more than cut joints. So it's not going to hold up to modern standards. It sucks, but it is what it is.

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Re: General NECA Talk

Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:41 pm

FuzzyBlueDemon wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:04 am
AdrienVeidt wrote:
Detrimental_Fig wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 10:45 pm


If you make them thicker then you lose more range of movement.
For like the third time, Hiya managed to do it at a smaller scale.
For at least the third time, this is the OLD figure with a new head. This was made right around the time they first started giving figures anything more than cut joints. So it's not going to hold up to modern standards. It sucks, but it is what it is.

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Is that a justification or an excuse? It's still the ass-ugliest hip engineering since DCUC set the standard for ass-ugly hip engineering. NECA is supposed to be better than this, *especially* after a decade of setting a higher standard.
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Re: General NECA Talk

Thu Dec 02, 2021 3:38 pm

AdrienVeidt wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 2:41 pm
FuzzyBlueDemon wrote:
Thu Dec 02, 2021 4:04 am
AdrienVeidt wrote:
For like the third time, Hiya managed to do it at a smaller scale.
For at least the third time, this is the OLD figure with a new head. This was made right around the time they first started giving figures anything more than cut joints. So it's not going to hold up to modern standards. It sucks, but it is what it is.

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Is that a justification or an excuse? It's still the ass-ugliest hip engineering since DCUC set the standard for ass-ugly hip engineering. NECA is supposed to be better than this, *especially* after a decade of setting a higher standard.
Oh boy, well now we're wanting to talk about "standards." It's a hip system that works for the design of the character, and I doubt upscaling anything Hiya did would be better at all.

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