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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby necr0blivion » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:25 pm

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Gauntlet101010 wrote:The Powermaster and modified Classics Prime KO aren't being sold with this set. If it does decently, I'm sure they'll sell that as well.



How does classics Prime need to be "modified" to fit this set ?

On the powermaster part, it's real lazy to do an upgrade that turns classics Prime into Powermaster Prime and forget the Powermaster. And then instead of creating one for a future add on set, they want to give him wings. >:oP



No mods needed. I suggest that you go back to the picture of the prototypes. They show Classics OP on this set.


I think that the "modified Classics OP" was mentioned before when the thought was to release the Powermaster component in this set. Having PM attach to OP required changes to the grill, but since PM isn't being released at the moment, there's no need for a modified Prime.

I would be interested in the PM and modified OP being released at some point in the future, because Classics Prime clashes with Trailerforce due to the lack of chrome. Again, I sure wouldn't mind another run of Henkei Prime to be made available.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:24 pm

necr0blivion wrote:
daimchoc wrote:
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Gauntlet101010 wrote:The Powermaster and modified Classics Prime KO aren't being sold with this set. If it does decently, I'm sure they'll sell that as well.



How does classics Prime need to be "modified" to fit this set ?

On the powermaster part, it's real lazy to do an upgrade that turns classics Prime into Powermaster Prime and forget the Powermaster. And then instead of creating one for a future add on set, they want to give him wings. >:oP



No mods needed. I suggest that you go back to the picture of the prototypes. They show Classics OP on this set.


I think that the "modified Classics OP" was mentioned before when the thought was to release the Powermaster component in this set. Having PM attach to OP required changes to the grill, but since PM isn't being released at the moment, there's no need for a modified Prime.


Exactly.

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They have a Powermaster ready and a modified Classics Prime KO (and it IS a KO, even if they change it up a bit) to make it all work.

But, hey, you know what? It doesn't even need that to be canon. At the end of Masterforce (I think it was Masterforce) all of the PM bodies become TFs in their own right, Ginrai included. If you absolutly MUST have canon fiction to justify this purchase, there it is.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Mkall » Tue Jan 15, 2013 9:47 pm

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I'm glad to see that the quality seems to have improved greatly over their first release.

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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It really is a versatile toy. I even like that they made where you don't even need a prime to get the bot mode.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby rpetras » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:38 am

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Mkall » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:39 am

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby xyl360 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:25 pm

Mkall wrote:I got my RobotKingdom shipping notice today. He'll be here by next weekend!

I just checked and I got my notice as well. I can't wait to get this and combine it with Henkei Prime :D!!!
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Mkall » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:55 pm

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Mkall wrote:I got my RobotKingdom shipping notice today. He'll be here by next weekend!

I just checked and I got my notice as well. I can't wait to get this and combine it with Henkei Prime :D!!!

I only have a Classics Prime to fill his chest. A second Henkei was too expensive.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby necr0blivion » Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:02 pm

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I watched both review videos posted in this tread, and I am glad to hear that it's a solid figure. I really appreciate Encline's description of the overly tight ratcheting and his quick fix. Was really cool to see Ben's use of Henkei, G1, and original PM Prime, as well as the "stand-alone" version. There's simply an option for everyone, which in itself is quite a task.

So, I'm looking forward to picking this up at some point. Have the recent reviews changed anyone's mind on these? Think any Stateside retailer will pick up on this, or are they still burned by the Grand Patriot release?
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby xyl360 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:13 pm

Mkall wrote:
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Mkall wrote:I got my RobotKingdom shipping notice today. He'll be here by next weekend!

I just checked and I got my notice as well. I can't wait to get this and combine it with Henkei Prime :D!!!

I only have a Classics Prime to fill his chest. A second Henkei was too expensive.

I have 3 of them and no Classics Prime. Long ago ToyArena had Henkei Prime instock (even before the reissue) for the longest time and for a very reasonable price (close to the original price) so I ordered several. One for DIA Commander, one for a KO DIA Commander that I modded to be a Powermaster Prime (which I'm going to now use for this), and one to stand alone in bot mode next to United Megatron. He's by far my favorite figure/mold from the CHUG (or whatever the hell you call it) line to date.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:21 pm

I have to applicable Primes. A Classics Prime I got off ebay when he was cheap and a Henkei Prime that was from when they reissued him, but later on when he was more expencive than he first was.

However, there's KOs you can buy. There's a second run that looks better than the first set. Or you could just get a cheapo KO Prime for $12. It's just going to sit in place, so it doesn't really need to be perfect.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby xyl360 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 2:05 pm

Gauntlet101010 wrote:I have to applicable Primes. A Classics Prime I got off ebay when he was cheap and a Henkei Prime that was from when they reissued him, but later on when he was more expencive than he first was.

However, there's KOs you can buy. There's a second run that looks better than the first set. Or you could just get a cheapo KO Prime for $12. It's just going to sit in place, so it doesn't really need to be perfect.

Very true, a KO Henkei Prime (as long as the chrome on the grill is decent) would be perfect for a set like this.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby xyl360 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Mine arrived today. I haven't had much chance to play with the set yet, but I have him combined with Henkei Prime and he looks awesome :D!

I also figured out a way to somewhat hide the leg kibble (the wheels etc.) on the outside of the legs to improve the look.

He feels quite solid and looks amazing.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Rodimus Prime » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:12 pm

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The PM Prime trailer could be fit with a G1 Optimus. Can this trailer hold a G1 Prime stably?
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby xyl360 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 5:22 pm

Rodimus Prime wrote:The PM Prime trailer could be fit with a G1 Optimus. Can this trailer hold a G1 Prime stably?

I assume it can, but I've not yet tried. It's quite adjustable given how the mechanism for holding the cabs in place in bot mode works. The instructions only show combining with Henkei/Classics Prime, but I've seen pics and video of G1 and Ginrai/Powermaster Prime's cab used with this set as well.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby metaphorge » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:44 pm

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I cracked and oredered one after watching the video review. I love me some Powermaster Prime; I hope that version of Classics Prime with the Powermaster in the grill region is forthcoming.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby daimchoc » Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:22 am

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:59 am

This just arrived at my house the other day. All in all I like it. Using the Headmaster and Targetmaster yield ridiculous results, as expected.

It's a shame about the parts forming. There had to have been some way to incorporate that large pieces of plastic that hide the trailer into robot mode. Even if it was to fold up into a kind of shield or something. And it doesn't attach too well to Classics Prime in Trailer mode. At least not for me. The hitch int he back just fits too snugly and the way it's made prevents Classics Prime from really turning in tat mode, at leat with Prime's knee flaps int he proper configuration. So there's a few flaws.

All in all, I think I paid a bit too much for it at the regular retail price. But only a little bit; it gets a lot more right than it does wrong.
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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby blaynescott » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:57 pm

Mine arrived today. :)

I love to tweak every figure I own -- either through customization, or through non-destructive modification to make them look like their 1980's counterparts a bit more.

Check out these changes to Trailerforce:


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For a full writeup of the fan-mode for Trailerforce with pics, check out my posting here:

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

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Re: New Xovergen Trailerforce TF-01 Image, Details, Pricing

Postby Rodimus Prime » Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:37 am

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I ordered mine yesterday. When should I expect it?

And, if there will be no MP Powermaster Prime, is this good enough to be considered one? Even with the plastic Prime component?
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