What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

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What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby ActionFigureOutpost » Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:44 pm

Can anyone help me out here. I have looked all over for an ID on this guy. He seems to have the same body as the 10th anniversary primal and can be seen in the background here http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/ ... /964/1/32/. Is he just a variation, is he rare? Thanks. ImageImage
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:07 pm

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He is from the Transformers: Cybertron toyline but I don't think he is rare. Comes with a jungle planet key activated hover board to hang-ten.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby BeastProwl » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:13 pm

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Really cool figure I've been looking for in the silvery color.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby Doubledealer93 » Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:18 pm

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i love this figure. i recommend him in either color. and no he is not rare. and this color scheme came before the 10th anniversary beast wars i believe.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RAcast » Fri Sep 14, 2012 11:15 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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As has been mentioned, that's the original deco. They didn't know if the Beast Wars Anniversary line would get the green light, so they designed the new Primal and beast Megatron molds with the TF:Cybertron's beast planet aesthetic in mind.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby PrymeStriker » Sun Sep 16, 2012 11:13 am

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I have that and the silver Primal, as well as the Megatron that they released. It's...just...none of them are complete right now.

It's my fault, okay? I was only 10 or 11 and I misplaced all mah Cybertron figure's (and every figure up until Animated) accessories. :-(

Nevermind, it is my fault.

Anyway, it's been said 6 times, so I don't feel the need to tell you what it is. But it's really cool. It's not that rare, and his face is in his butt. :D

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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby Megatron000 » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:44 pm

Wow, that's an awesome colorway. How much do they go for?
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby GuyIncognito » Mon Sep 17, 2012 1:56 pm

I paid about $15 on eBay, but that was about 3 years ago. I'd expect them to go for about $30 now.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RAcast » Mon Sep 17, 2012 2:03 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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GuyIncognito wrote:I paid about $15 on eBay, but that was about 3 years ago. I'd expect them to go for about $30 now.

They go about the same, loose. Sealed goes for $20-30 though.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RodimalToyota » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:08 pm

RAcast wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:I paid about $15 on eBay, but that was about 3 years ago. I'd expect them to go for about $30 now.

They go about the same, loose. Sealed goes for $20-30 though.


Really? I hated this figure, it got loose real fast and the "Air Board" was really stupid and didn't make much sense with the figure.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:24 pm

Motto: "When did I get this tattoo?"
Weapon: Thrust Gun
RodimalToyota wrote:
RAcast wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:I paid about $15 on eBay, but that was about 3 years ago. I'd expect them to go for about $30 now.

They go about the same, loose. Sealed goes for $20-30 though.


Really? I hated this figure, it got loose real fast and the "Air Board" was really stupid and didn't make much sense with the figure.


I think it's supposed to be a nod to this:

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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RhA » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:42 pm

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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RAcast » Mon Sep 17, 2012 3:58 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
Weapon: Rocket Launcher
You remind us of that abomination RhA? XD

Back on topic, I love the hover board, the whole figure pays a great homage to the original and transmetal forms of Optimus Primal.
I'm looking forward to (hopefully) getting my hands on it. :)
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby Overcracker » Mon Sep 17, 2012 4:47 pm

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The figure is quite good. Mine hasn't experienced any loosening of he joints.its as tight as he day Iicked it up at Target.

Yes the hoverbord is silly, though it does have a reason as has been mentioned before.

The only difference between the Cybertron Version, and the 10th Anniversarry Beastwars version aside from the paint, is that the Anniversarry version came with a tiny die cast ark space ship.

Transformation is quite interesting and different, and the sculpted fur and mechanical detail is very nice.

I do recommend this figure.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby ActionFigureOutpost » Mon Sep 17, 2012 6:46 pm

Mine's on ebay now. I'll let you know what I get.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby Flux Convoy » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:43 am

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Overcracker wrote:The only difference between the Cybertron Version, and the 10th Anniversarry Beastwars version aside from the paint, is that the Anniversarry version came with a tiny die cast ark space ship.

Those ships are just rubbery plastic. No die cast at all.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:25 am

PrymeStriker wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:
I think it's supposed to be a nod to this:

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And a nod to this:

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Either way, a surfing gorilla is radical to the max, and that's why this figure is awesome.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby PrymeStriker » Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:51 pm

Motto: "When did I get this tattoo?"
Weapon: Thrust Gun
GuyIncognito wrote:
PrymeStriker wrote:
RodimalToyota wrote:
I think it's supposed to be a nod to this:

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And a nod to this:

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Either way, a surfing gorilla is radical to the max, and that's why this figure is awesome.


Correction; Radical to the Maximal. :P
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby Mykltron » Wed Sep 19, 2012 8:05 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

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Wouldn't ya know it? He has monkey arms. Damn, I hate monkey arms.
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Re: What's up with this weird brown optimus primal?

Postby RAcast » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:28 pm

Motto: "Can't stop, so what! That's how I like it!"
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Just secured myself the Cybertron decos of Prim(al) and Megatron for a great price. :D My day is now awesome.
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