New Pics of MP-05 Megatron and BW Repaints

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Postby Ironhidensh » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:38 pm

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Postby mesh » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:47 pm

megatron with an orange cap????
it better be a rumor

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Postby sparkofchaos » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:07 pm

you know, i really wouldn't mind having an off-scale gun mode as long as the robot mode is good looking. Even though the transformation design and the color scheme are both exceptionally well done for the Masterpiece Megatron, I just can't get over the skeleton-look of it.
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Postby Flint » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:09 pm

I can't wait to get Megs...
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Postby Immortal Starscream » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:14 pm

mesh wrote:megatron with an orange cap????
it better be a rumor

............sigh...............otherwise........i might as well just leave it.

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some of the retailers that are importing megatron are adding either permanent orange caps, or orange painted tips. thats no rumor, as of now bigbadtoystor and HLJ have both stated they are doing so, that is old news.

and as of yet, seibertronian new hasnt led me astray, the news crew here do one damned good job. thats why i post here.
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Postby Selectron » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:25 pm

Wow! Dinobot finally has a MOUTH! :D
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Postby Greed » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:38 pm

Megatron looks really misproportioned, skinny legs, large torso, large canon, and his head looks a little long in those pics.

The BW figs are all a big pass for me, I own all the molds I like already so maybe that is why I'm so uninterested.
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Postby Thunder_breaker » Wed Jan 31, 2007 4:57 pm

Wow! That is great. Megs looks spectacular. BW repaints look nice. The OPs and Megs are kinda crappy, why did they use RM? Would a been cooler if they went with some sweet transmetalage. Cheetor looks amazing. I love the paint apps. I thought my 10th anniversary Cheetor looked good, but that is the definition of how a great transformer should look. Dinobot looks really good too. I love the new head. Howlinger looks nice. I don't know why he's red, but it works for me. Rhinox looks more accurate, and don't get me started on how great Blackarachnia looks. The rest are alright. But seriously, WOW!
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Postby Liege Evilmus » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:35 pm

Megatron's chest looks flat, but otherwise, they did a real good job, I guess they took notes after Starscream.

The Beast Wars, well outside of Blackarachnia and Cheetor, I already have them, so my personal intrest is gone.

Actualy, I have several Cheetors, but that cat face looks to goofy to pass up.

My Blackarachnia has seen better days, so maybe it's time to trade up on her.

Otherwise, they are reissuing some great figures and I can't say enough, if you don't have them, you should look into getting them.

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Postby 1337W422102 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 6:50 pm

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Postby Zeedust » Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:06 pm

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I have never until now been tempted to import repaints. These things are very well done.
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Postby Foallen » Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:20 pm

Megatron looks really cool... if only they could do something to make his legs look a little stronger/thicker.

The beast wars repaints are in most cases better than I would expect. I don't know if I'll get them or not (as I have most of the figures), but there's a higher chance now that I've seen these pics...
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Postby AbsumZer0 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 7:58 pm

In that picture it looks as if Waspinator actually has a new head as opposed to the original w/mutant head painted like we got with the 10th Anniversary figures. I still don't understand why they don't just remove the mutant heads on Rhinox and Dinobot though.
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Re: New Pics of MP-05 Megatron and BW Repaints

Postby tentagil » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:09 pm

Alex Kingdom wrote: Looks like I'm going to have to replace most of my Hasbro 10th anniversary figures with these. Takara just have a far better eye for detail that Hasbro it seems.

Yours AK

I think its less an eye for detail and more a willingness to push the price up if they feel more paint apps are needed. Hasbro starts with the price point and everything choice from then on is effected by it. They will not push to a higher price point, thus sometimes a figure suffers. Takara has no problem pushing up the price if they think it gets a better product that collectors are more likely to buy.
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Postby Ninja Sixshot » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:10 pm

i really want megs! if my sis goes to japan this year, ill give her some $$ to get it(i wonder if she can get it through security :-? ). it looks like takara/tomy is trying out wat hasbro did with the bw reissues with dvds
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Postby UltraPrimal » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:12 pm

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I like the look of Howlinger/Wolfang. I may pick him up. Still no picks of Drancron?!
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Postby cheeser82 » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:13 pm

Are these the first pictures we've seen of them? I can't remember.

But as for the figures, I love them! If I had the kind of money, I'd buy them all at once!
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Postby Stormrider » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:24 pm

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These pictures provide some good details regarding MP Megatron. IMO the legs look better in these shots.

I am starting to get a sinking feeling that he will not contain that much die-cast. It looks like his feet are die-cast, along with his groin, and possibly thighs. The black handle, chest, arms, and other parts look more like plastic. I hope I am wrong.

His groin appears to have a series of folded hinges. I hope they stay together well.
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Postby Predaprince » Wed Jan 31, 2007 9:38 pm

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Must have MP Megatron!!! :HALUC:

Most of those BW repaints are awesome!!!
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Postby PrimulArchangel » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:35 pm

I love what they did to the beastwars.. There is so much more detail to them now.. I think ill be buying these
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Postby Hotrod » Wed Jan 31, 2007 11:38 pm

Oh, I know one thing is for certain after checking out the Beast Wars figures and Megs. I need a raise before I go into heavey debt because of my collection :grin:
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Postby City Commander » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:47 am

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I love the colours. Really looking forward to getting MP-05 now!
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Postby Collector Maximus » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:57 am

Those BW repaints look incredible. The new paint apps really improve the look of the figures. Mp Megs looks great as well, but I found some other pics I haven't seen yet.
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Postby skywarp-2 » Thu Feb 01, 2007 9:14 am

On the bw repaints, i love the resculps and the fact that the paint jobs on the outsides are darker, and when you open them up to the inside, they are metallic and shinny!! Its almost as if they corrected and refined the actual toys and released some sweet versions of them. I love em!! these look as if they stepped right out of the cartoon and into toy form, a definate must buy, for any Beast Wars fan!

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Postby tile_mcgillus » Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:07 am

MP Megatron = Heavenly
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