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Post by soulburn on Wed May 04, 2016 7:45 pm

Super sweet!

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Post by Oneluckyboy on Wed May 04, 2016 10:03 pm

Brom. Need....unless there is something super amazing.
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Re: Damn Large Martin MK2 / XLM

Post by geisT on Thu May 05, 2016 5:48 am

Yes to DLM MK2 and double yes to Bromwich colorway!!! cheers

I didn`t have a Martin in my collection, so these are fantastic news to me
and i love that "mad eye" and stoic "mouth" line,as these remind me of the portable
MK3 Bertie pinkies which i missed at the time!
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Post by papamadoo on Thu May 05, 2016 8:12 am

The large martin look like to be 1|6 tho
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Re: Damn Large Martin MK2 / XLM

Post by gar on Thu May 05, 2016 8:14 am

papamadoo wrote:The large martin look like to be 1|6 tho

Looks like it
I'll settle with the XLM while waiting for the Bertie variants in onesixth.

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Post by geisT on Thu May 05, 2016 8:39 am

gar wrote:
papamadoo wrote:The large martin look like to be 1|6 tho

Looks like it
I'll settle with the XLM while waiting for the Bertie variants in onesixth.

Yeah, me too!

I think LM will be pricey enough (400-500$?), so i couldn`t buy multiple Berties and LM in a short time anyway...but some nice 1:6 WWR drops
every 1-2 month would be cool and smooth for my wallet... Very Happy
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Post by 666ways2love on Thu May 05, 2016 11:02 am

All these slight mods AW is making to OG designs (NOM Comm, now LM) simply satisfy those who never got the originals. While, happy for those of you that can now have a big LM on your shelf, this doesn't do much for me. The paint, logos, build quality on the original LMs is perfection
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Post by Argentix on Thu May 05, 2016 1:23 pm

Large Martin? Looks like B.O.B. to me... anyone remember old-school WWR lore?
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Post by gar on Thu May 05, 2016 3:06 pm

Argentix wrote:Large Martin? Looks like B.O.B. to me... anyone remember old-school WWR lore?

I do.

But since the label on the display case says Large Martin it's pretty save to say it's a Large Martin.



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Post by gar on Thu May 05, 2016 3:27 pm

666ways2love wrote:All these slight mods AW is making to OG designs (NOM Comm, now LM) simply satisfy those who never got the originals.  While, happy for those of you that can now have a big LM on your shelf, this doesn't do much for me. The paint, logos, build quality on the original LMs is perfection

I agree mostly.
I would love some new new robots. Hope we see the TK Hunter release sometime this year.
But those newly sculpted cannons and headsculpt on this, what I assume is the XLM, mentioned in some printed promo material coming with recent releases, looks pretty great.
I t even looks like the cannon can move freely without getting caught in a scuffing competition with the shoulder.

Sweet.
Really hope I'll be able to lay my hands on one.



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Post by illproxy on Thu May 05, 2016 4:46 pm

is the extra large martin yeah? i think a sketch of it saying extra large martin in on one of those recent posters included with figs, same poster as totom agent art we have seen.

ahhh bob, the memories Cool ash that painting with blanc on a martin is epic, ash was like thats bob yo. lol

loved how the chest armor plate went up over the face abit on OG martin.
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Post by Guest on Thu May 05, 2016 6:04 pm

500 USD easily maybe more gg no re this kills the vince k thx *opens mouth* put gun here duck season fire

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Post by Oneluckyboy on Thu May 05, 2016 8:57 pm

I'm hoping for less..but we will see.
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Post by counterfeit on Thu May 05, 2016 10:02 pm

XLM = Xtra Large Martin..?

means... bigger than usual large martin? WOW!


Ash better put JEA and Panda on the list, or I will start the riot, lol, just kiddin'
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Re: Damn Large Martin MK2 / XLM

Post by Argentix on Fri May 06, 2016 3:24 am

Yeah, I think it's XLM. The poster that came with the recent Ninja TQs confirms it. But hey, I can dream right? Cool
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Post by Argentix on Fri May 06, 2016 3:31 am

Love it. I really like the high-tech aesthetic WWR has been moving towards with recent releases. We've moved out of the old WWII era and have stepped into a sleeker future. Also, I can't tell you how happy I am to see that ThreeA is finally making large bots again! Between TK Hunter, XLM and that last 1/6th Bramble, there's a lot to love right now. Very Happy
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Post by Skipper11x on Fri May 06, 2016 4:48 am

It's all good to see Ash putting prototypes up but with 3a that could mean anytime or never, I'd like to see some painted up or even an estimated sale date. We're still waiting on DD#5 as well as 1/6 Berties, does this mean they're off the table?
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Post by chiowhon on Fri May 06, 2016 7:27 am

Allow a 3 year waiting period minimum just like TK hunter

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Re: Damn Large Martin MK2 / XLM

Post by gregory on Fri May 06, 2016 9:52 am

Nothing is off the table


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Post by Skipper11x on Fri May 06, 2016 9:54 am

Good to hear Gregory! Very Happy
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Post by soulburn on Fri May 06, 2016 9:58 am

Anyone got a pic of that poster?

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Post by Oneluckyboy on Fri May 06, 2016 10:17 am

Even Gregory is on the table....just sitting there..with all the top secret robots.
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Post by Vaxillus on Fri May 06, 2016 2:06 pm

Hm, I'm really curious about the materials for these and the new Berties.  I remember hearing about a move to ABS, but the most recent Berties (3AGO and otherwise) definitely had vinyl bodies and backpacks.  Obviously the legs are ABS, the seems and logistical issues give that away, but curious if the ABS idea for bodies was scrapped or I just misunderstood the plan in the first place.  Those guns and the head are pretty crisp though, could be the new parts are ABS and vinyl bodies just ended up being more practical and easier to assemble.

I'm going to posture a guess we'll see the new Berties this year and the Martin end of this year or next.  A head swap seems like it would require a lot less engineering than rework of the Martin, but lord knows if we're going to see new accessories and how long paint work will take. We've seen grey protos go to sales within a year with the birdcage. Also depends on if Ash decides things are good and ready.  Also curious how 3A is going to handle releasing 4 new versions in 3 different scales.  I imagine releasing multiple colorways in 3 different scales, even if each new version only has one, would be a nightmare for everybody.

Thoughts? Am I full of shit like normal?
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Post by gregory on Fri May 06, 2016 2:50 pm

Bots have nearly always been a blend of ABS and PVC parts, occasionally POM. Engineers determine the best material for the job needed. There will be experiments along the way. 3AGO Squares are ABS. Brambles and Berties use a mix.

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Post by gar on Sun May 08, 2016 12:43 am

soulburn3d wrote:Anyone got a pic of that poster?

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Best I could find so far:
via toy-people.com


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