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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:24 am

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mooncake623 wrote:Does anyone have the TRU SKU number?

Thanks


well, the item # is 863856, that's the one I give to the TRU peeps and they find him like that, hope it helps!
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby mooncake623 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 8:57 am

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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Grimlock Shakur » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:05 am

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Counterpunch wrote:
TFfan92 wrote:Do my eyes and ears deceive me?! Did Hasbro just release an Mp figure that's superior to the original Takara version?!! :shock:


Not exactly.

The Hasbro version is very nice and for the price is what most will choose.

The Takara version is actually more show accurate. G1 Prime really had a dark blue in the show. The colbolt blue on Hasbro prime seems to be the more modern take on his colors.

People are going to get mad at this comment but it's true. Just a matter of what matters to you in an MP figure.


I don't think there's a reason to get mad...
it's all about preference... I like the Hasbro version because I think that blue looks better, the price is good for what you get, and deep down inside we feel that good toys can still be produced by an American company (I know they're made in China) but you know what I mean...! :grin:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby a Cobra Viper » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:26 am

Grimlock Shakur wrote:
mooncake623 wrote:Does anyone have the TRU SKU number?

Thanks


well, the item # is 863856, that's the one I give to the TRU peeps and they find him like that, hope it helps!


Thank you. I think my TRU gets trucks on Thursday so I'll give a call tomorrow.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TJ Duckett » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:50 am

Glad people enjoy the review and pics, and hope everyone gets a chance to get one. It's a fantastic figure.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby daniel77 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:19 am

ViperEye82 wrote:
daniel77 wrote:Nice review. However, you mis transformed both in Alt mode. There's a panel under both arms to cover the space between front wheel and the tank. A lot of ppl forget to unfold that panel.



I.... :oops: ....I do this too...in fact, I thought I had the issue kicked until you mentioned it, and sure as shoot, went to my MP-10 and forgot it again.... :oops:

Haha.
I think this is really common. Even Peaugh forgot that in his 1st MP10 video review, and we all know how detail oriented guy he is.
I've always enjoyed the 'Ahh' moment I've had on transformers when I realize something I did not notice before. And that makes me appreciate the figure even more.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby XDMan » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:57 am

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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TJ Duckett » Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:06 pm

XDMan wrote:I...love...BOTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE: :APPLAUSE:


hahaha. Same here.
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby kirbenvost » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:01 pm

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OMG I just got mine this morning. :D I haven't had a chance to take him out of the package yet but he looks gorgeous. The red & blue look so much nicer in person than a lot of pics online. After finally having him in-hand I'm completely satisfied with my decision to wait for the Hasbro one.

Rumor has it there's going to be a 30% off sale at Toys R Us Canada next week. Price adjustment, here I come! :D
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby onewaydown » Wed Oct 10, 2012 2:50 pm

kirbenvost wrote:Rumor has it there's going to be a 30% off sale at Toys R Us Canada next week. Price adjustment, here I come! :D

US TRU has a 20% coupon right now.

http://trus.imageg.net/graphics/media/t ... coupon.pdf

Since most TRUs seem to have jacked the price from $99 up to $115.99, that 20% brings him just below 'regular' price. =\
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Regimus Prime » Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:04 am

Just extremely happy to have gotten my hands on one at my local TRU last week. Great addition to any Transfans collection. :BOT:
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Re: Kuma Style Video/Pictoral Review: Hasbro TRU Exclusive 2012 Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby tiburshok » Thu Oct 11, 2012 6:28 pm

if u guys don't have this yet I'll sell mine... I paid $108 for this with taxes... Just pay for the shipping
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