Higher Quality Images: APS-01 Striker Optimus Prime
Thursday, September 6th, 2012 8:13AM CDTCategories: Movie News, Toy News
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Posted by Flux Convoy on September 6th, 2012 @ 8:16am CDT
Posted by mattwhite924 on September 6th, 2012 @ 8:48am CDT
Posted by f-primus-unicron on September 6th, 2012 @ 9:04am CDT
Posted by Micronautsdeep on September 6th, 2012 @ 9:22am CDT
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.
Posted by Cobalt Prime on September 6th, 2012 @ 10:07am CDT
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!
Posted by Megatronsdemise666 on September 6th, 2012 @ 10:07am CDT
I liked the darker blue and grey on the original mold
Posted by Megatronsdemise666 on September 6th, 2012 @ 10:32am CDT
Posted by Bubbah on September 6th, 2012 @ 12:07pm CDT
Posted by rpetras on September 6th, 2012 @ 1:29pm CDT
Micronautsdeep wrote:I wish they'd just sell the add-on kit. I'd definitely go for that.
I refuse to shell out for another version of the movie Op, but I'd love this as a kit.
Posted by KNM2012 on September 6th, 2012 @ 1:36pm CDT
Okay... Granted, I got that piece on sale. But even then... It is the same price as the set originally cost! I mean... I guess I'll look for another piece to add to my collection.
Posted by XDMan on September 6th, 2012 @ 5:22pm CDT
Posted by TulioDude on September 6th, 2012 @ 9:59pm CDT
Posted by KNM2012 on September 7th, 2012 @ 12:07am CDT
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. I mean...
Posted by Sodan-1 on September 8th, 2012 @ 1:00pm CDT
Argh! I want it!
Posted by bolleiii on September 9th, 2012 @ 7:04pm CDT
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on September 9th, 2012 @ 9:09pm CDT
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.
Posted by bolleiii on September 10th, 2012 @ 2:48am CDT
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?
Posted by El Duque on October 8th, 2012 @ 8:29am CDT
Posted by Bubbah on October 8th, 2012 @ 9:46am CDT
Posted by Flux Convoy on October 8th, 2012 @ 10:07am CDT