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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby KNM2012 » Fri Aug 31, 2012 8:12 pm

Hmmm... >:oP

Even though I am not a fan of the movie line, I actually like this. :grin:

...I mean...

Yeah. It looks cool. >:oP
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Cobalt Prime » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:55 am

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I simply MUST have this figure! =P~

I wonder when it will be available for pre-order, and where?
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby gavinfuzzy » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:37 am

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I already own Buster, and Black Jetwing...

Having a shield and gun did not sell me previously, and the shiny paintjob is still not working for me. With Ultra Magnus priced around $85, I doubt this will be anywhere within my price range, plus, 3 ROTF Prime molds are abit too much IMO.

Unless this thing is below $140USD, I have no interest. >:oP
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby El Duque » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:09 am

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TransformersAsia.com has posted some larger and clearer images of the Asian market exclusive APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime. As previously reported this redeco of DOTM Striker Optimus Prime will see limited production, comes in premium packaging, features metallic paint/chrome, and comes with the exclusive battle blades. Images mirrored below.


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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Flux Convoy » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:16 am

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Looks reeeally good. I need to get some money together for that guy.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby mattwhite924 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:48 am

I'd like a version of this mold that has both the Striker and Jetwing accessories. Heck, I'd even take a version of Jetwing prime that has chrome parts.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby f-primus-unicron » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:04 am

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i wonder if you can use the buster gun on this version( i mean, replace the gas tanks) that would make this the ultimate movie optimus version(well, the striker with the swords, the buster gun, jetfire and the jetwing XD) but seriously, i have wondering that since the first striker version came out
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Micronautsdeep » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:22 am

RodimalToyota wrote:Pre-order please? Man I could only hope for a chromed up version like Buster on the striker mold.



I already have this mold with another on the way...I wish they'd just sell the add-on kit. I'd definitely go for that.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Cobalt Prime » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:07 am

Motto: ""Excessive force is not necessary.""
Great.

You just HAD to show the high quality images, didn't you?

I wanted him, but was conflicted about the price.

Now I HAVE to get him!
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Megatronsdemise666 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:07 am

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
They thinned out the pinstripe on the flames which is good but its blue again.looks better white.
I liked the darker blue and grey on the original mold
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Megatronsdemise666 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:32 am

Weapon: Null-Ray Rifle
If only hasbro would release this through universal studios =;
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Bubbah » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:07 am

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Oh man I wish they'd release this stateside. I'd much rather have this than that "Year of the Dragon". C'mon Amazon and Hasbro, let's get something worked out, ok? :grin:
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby rpetras » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:29 pm

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Micronautsdeep wrote:I wish they'd just sell the add-on kit. I'd definitely go for that.


^^ This

I refuse to shell out for another version of the movie Op, but I'd love this as a kit.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 12:36 pm

At first, I wanted him because he is a very impressive piece. Then I saw how much he would cost me if I wanted to add him to my collection. Now I am thinking "Maybe not" because he costs more than what I paid for my "2010" Predaking set.

Okay... Granted, I got that piece on sale. But even then... It is the same price as the set originally cost! :michaelbay: I mean... I guess I'll look for another piece to add to my collection. :grin:
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby XDMan » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:22 pm

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You see Takara, this is why you are the real Transformers brand creator and not Hasblame: You are good at making superior exclusives!
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby TulioDude » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:59 pm

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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 11:07 pm

XDMan wrote:You see Takara, this is why you are the real Transformers brand creator and not Hasblame: You are good at making superior exclusives!

Expensive, superior exclusives! But still... Stuff like this makes me wish that Hasbro would step up their game. If not, then I need to make one of those commercials showing poor collectors who get stuck with what Walmart (who had a nice, basic exclusive of this version of Optimus Prime) and Target give us! ;)

Besides, I am hoping that if Takara Tomy reissues this into the Japanese market, that they use the same gold detailing used on the Walmart exclusive variant of him. =P~ I mean... :michaelbay:
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Sodan-1 » Sat Sep 08, 2012 12:00 pm

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I'm having a real hard time ignoring this now. There's still not one version of a movie Optimus which contains all the features that I like, but this one might have the most prominent ones. I don't like the handheld blades, but I do like that they've got the silver detailing. It's got a facemask, pinstriping (albeit pale blue and not white) and the DoTM abdomen. Yeah it doesn't have the Buster's brilliant gun, but if that fella here on the forums mass produces his custom guns that'll sort that out.

Argh! I want it!
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby bolleiii » Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:04 pm

Can someone tell me why Robotkingdom sells these for $50 less than TFSource or BigBadToyStore? And do all of those sites ship to the U.S.? And is there a customs or import tax coming from Japan?
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sun Sep 09, 2012 8:09 pm

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bolleiii wrote:Can someone tell me why Robotkingdom sells these for $50 less than TFSource or BigBadToyStore? And do all of those sites ship to the U.S.? And is there a customs or import tax coming from Japan?


First off, it's only a $40 difference and this is an asian market exclusive which doesn't include Japan. Robotkingdom is based in Hong Kong and yes they do ship to the U.S. which will run about $26 and some change.

BBTS and TFSource are both U.S. based so it goes without saying they ship to the U.S. They also have higher importing costs as well as your usual mark up for profit which accounts for the difference in price. There may or may not be other factors that I am not considering but those are the main ones.

The U.S. also doesn't have any customs or import tax so that question is no.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby bolleiii » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:48 am

Thanks, LOST Cybertronian. Two other questions for anyone that owns one of these:

U.F.O. Unknown Factory Originals - War Axe For DOTM Leader Class Optimus Prime.

Can you remove some of the grey paint around the edges to make it appear to be glowing? If so, is there a "right" way, or just paint remover and patience?
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby El Duque » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:29 am

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We have a couple of new images of the upcoming Asian market exclusive APS-01 Striker Otpimus Prime. Our first image comes to us from the Hobby Ark Toy Store facebook page, and gives a look at the figure's packaging. The second image, courtesy of the Planet Iacon facebook, is of the actual figure. The figure is scheduled to release on November 7th.

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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Bubbah » Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:46 am

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Oooooo shiny!! :x
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby Flux Convoy » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:07 am

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I put this on my Christmas list. My girl keeps pretty much assuring me I'm getting it. We'll see. Looks pretty awesome.
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Re: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime Teaser

Postby gavinfuzzy » Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:36 am

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It's just buster with a shield and gun... >:oP
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