Via 漫港湾 Weibo we can share for you new promotional images of the upcoming Transformers The Last Knight Bumblebee Smart Kit (Model Kit) By Trumpeter.
This is an officially licensed easy-to-build model kit which comes pre-painted and doesn’t need any glue, featuring a pretty good articulation range. Trumpeter had been releasing Bumblebee Movie model kits of the same scale previously with Bumblebee, Blitzwing, Cliffjumper, Arcee and Soundwave. According to the information shared, this new The Last Knight Bumblebee stands 9.5 cm tall once assembled, has got more than 70 parts and 27 articulation points. It also includes his battle hammer, arm gun and a display stand.
See the mirrored images after the jump and then sound off on the 2005 Board!
I've still got to work on removing excess ink on them but I felt like taking a photo of these two Beautiful BAY-BEE Boys.
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Thanks! And yeah, very busy lately, but I have been enjoying the heck out of this bee, so maybe he does eventually deserve some extra detailing. I actually never ended up doing any work to my VW bee kit. I've already done more to the TLK one ha
And yeah I figured you don't have too much time either. You posted on your story on Instagram that your job is hella busy as of late.
But when you get the time or motivation, can't wait how Bee looks when you "go crazy" on him.
Though, was your VW Bee lined and silvered up as well?
I did. I added some panel lining and a bit of black and silver. But I don't feel the need to go crazy with this thing right now.
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Masking tape? Who do you think I am, a competent customiser??
Nah but seriously I'm fine with my less than professional methods.
And I'm shocked you haven't added paint or lining to VW Bee. He looks WAY better with some!
If you have masking tape then use that to cover the parts you don't wanna paint.
Also, here’s a comparison pic I took yesterday, with the other Trumpeter kit I have. I’m so glad they’re doing some Bayverse too! The BBM ones didn’t appeal much to me with the scale being so off.
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Suddenly I earlier had the motivation to paint the hands. But obviously I lack a steady hand! And the color matching isn't great. I'll work on getting them cleaned up later on, at least. View attachment 29855459
Yeah I'm too lazy to do it, personally, since it'd require a layer of white before the yellow, and there are six of them, with four fingers each. That's 48 paint applications! I might do the most commonly used hands or something but maybe not.
Oi I just realised the first segments of his fingers aren't painted.
Cliffjumper redeco when?
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Yeah, we kinda figured that part out.
They're like Gunpla, but you don't need to use cutters or nailclippers and are simpler.
(cringing when I remember I broke my hg impulse lancier's back propane tank)
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I dunno, I'm a total NOOB. These are the only model kits I've ever assembled, and these are apparently the EASY ONES.
But…I don't know how people managed to snap em. Maybe the tolerances were off in earlier batches? Resulting in tighter sockets and weaker ankles?
Design issue. You’re forcing an L-shaped ball peg into a socket with no guiding divers on an angle. Maybe people broke at least one because of it.
TF Hot Rod
For some reason, I never loved or cared about that design that much growing up, but in recently it has grown on me and more.
"Skill issue"? Lol thanks. If you'd been in the thread for that one, many many people broke those stupid ankles, dude
And I would also add '77 Camaro Bee to the tops list too. Just for how how unique his robot mode is compared to the 07 and 09 Concept Camaros.
Scales well with Revoltech Prime.
What?? I've assembled two VW Bee kits and never had any breakages. Skill issue, I guess. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯