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Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

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The Soundwave train just keeps on chuggin'! If there's a mold, there's bound to be a redeco, and sure enough... MP13B Soundblaster is born! Partnered with an exclusive Ratbat cassette available nowhere else, this stunning redeco takes the already amazing Soundwave mold and makes it even better by giving you a tall, dark and gruesome badass for your shelf.

He's shipping from retailers now and is in stock in the States at both BBTS and TFSource. Check out the gallery and then go buy him!

Click on any of the pictures below to be taken to the full galleries.

Transformers Masterpiece Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat


Transformers Masterpiece Soundblaster

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

Transformers News: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat

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Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560288)
Posted by joevill on March 26th, 2014 @ 8:13am CDT
Amazing! I still cannot justify the purchase though!
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560344)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on March 26th, 2014 @ 11:14am CDT
this is one of the worst figures i own, the mold is fine but the plastic quality is god awful. I thought Beast Hunters was bad but they feel top notch compared to soundwave and the minions. Also my ravage didnt come with a tail so that didnt help either, for the money i spent on this figure im very disappointed. Not worth it at all if you ask me, to expensive & to cheaply made.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560373)
Posted by shajaki on March 26th, 2014 @ 12:53pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:this is one of the worst figures i own, the mold is fine but the plastic quality is god awful. I thought Beast Hunters was bad but they feel top notch compared to soundwave and the minions. Also my ravage didnt come with a tail so that didnt help either, for the money i spent on this figure im very disappointed. Not worth it at all if you ask me, to expensive & to cheaply made.

plastic quality of them all (sw & tapes) or just the tapes?

sorry to hear that. mine are all takaras, and the quality is great. though i took extra care as i heard ravage was fragile.
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Posted by Noideaforaname on March 26th, 2014 @ 1:30pm CDT
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Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560421)
Posted by Rated X on March 26th, 2014 @ 4:49pm CDT
I want that Ratbat but I dont want the Soundblaster so to the KO gods I pray...
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560430)
Posted by Stormrider on March 26th, 2014 @ 5:13pm CDT
I really like this shade of purple for Ratbat. The head mold is awesome.

shajaki wrote:
Megatron Wolf wrote:this is one of the worst figures i own, the mold is fine but the plastic quality is god awful. I thought Beast Hunters was bad but they feel top notch compared to soundwave and the minions. Also my ravage didnt come with a tail so that didnt help either, for the money i spent on this figure im very disappointed. Not worth it at all if you ask me, to expensive & to cheaply made.

plastic quality of them all (sw & tapes) or just the tapes?

sorry to hear that. mine are all takaras, and the quality is great. though i took extra care as i heard ravage was fragile.


I had problems with Laserbeak's wing hinge being too tight and breaking (BBTS replaced it), but that was the only problem I experienced. Megatron Wolf, are your cassettes Hasbro or Takara?

Ryan, how is your Ratbat figure?
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560441)
Posted by shajaki on March 26th, 2014 @ 5:30pm CDT
thank you for this (and well, the whole gallery for that matter)!

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this is the picture that sold me on SB here. other pictures of the red window (lower res and not close up) made it seem almost sunken in. which paled in comparison to the purple window, and that really bugged me since i want to display him with the red to distinguish him from SW as much as i can. im not in love with the black trim around the red window (id prefer gold) but it still looks nice.

only thing i wonder now is how that red window looks like a reprolabel decepticon insignia stamped on there...
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560459)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on March 26th, 2014 @ 5:50pm CDT
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Oh, he comes with Safety/Lava-Fall Megatron? I did not know that. Interesting.

I've been leaning towards buying Soundblaster before Takara Soundwave all along, but it'll still be a while before I save up.

And for once, my desire for a KO of this Ratbat isn't about the price as much as that while I want all my cassettes to be the same size (that's kind of the point) and therefore see those enlarged KO cassettes as a total waste, this Dery-accurate Ratbat is the one and only potential exception, since Marvel Ratbat was usually 2-4 times larger than the other cassettes in robot/animal mode. His TF Universe entry also mentions him being able to achieve two different sizes in bat mode; was he the only non-Insecticon to have that ability explicitly stated back in the day? (Overkill doesn't count, as his TFU entry says it happens to him by accident)
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1560519)
Posted by MGrotusque on March 26th, 2014 @ 8:50pm CDT
As much as i want an MP RatBat i honestly think the G1 doesn't look half bad in the comparison shot. To the point that i'm actually content with my G1 and am not stressing about getting my hands on the MP version at all.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1561713)
Posted by Autobot032 on April 1st, 2014 @ 1:24am CDT
In the middle of last week, we posted our galleries of MP-13B Soundblaster and his companion Ratbat, here and a day before that, the Hasbro set which included all the cassettes from MP-15 and 16, which you can see here, and now we round that out with the origin of it all...

Seibertron.com is proud to present our newest galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13 Takara Tomy Masterpiece Soundwave and Condor, plus MP-15 Jaguar (Ravage) and Rumble, and MP-16 Frenzy and Buzzsaw!

Transformers Masterpiece Soundwave

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Transformers Masterpiece Condor

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Transformers Masterpiece Buzzsaw

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Transformers Masterpiece Frenzy

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Transformers Masterpiece Rumble

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Transformers Masterpiece Jaguar

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Keep your optics tuned to Seibertron.com for the latest in news and updates, plus the best galleries around!
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1561800)
Posted by megatronus on April 1st, 2014 @ 10:24am CDT
I always forget how utterly massive MP-05 is...
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Posted by mooncake623 on April 1st, 2014 @ 11:27am CDT
megatronus wrote:I always forget how utterly massive MP-05 is...


And massively awesome!! :grin:
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1561830)
Posted by megatronus on April 1st, 2014 @ 12:20pm CDT
mooncake623 wrote:
megatronus wrote:I always forget how utterly massive MP-05 is...


And massively awesome!! :grin:

Indeed!

I sold mine off (along with my MP-01L) a year or two ago, though, because of MP-10.

I hope they make another MP Megatron down the line. Doesn't have to be this year, next year, or the year after that. But I do hope they make one, even if it means sacrificing the gun mode for a nice bot mode.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1561968)
Posted by Rated X on April 2nd, 2014 @ 12:37am CDT
I still say they sacrificed cartoon accuracy for playability by enlarging Soundwave but not the cassettes. I mean who really wants to put MP cassettes inside a vintage G1 soundwave ?

But on the other hand, it worked just great for my classics shelf. Am I the only one here who bought MP Soundewave and Soundblaster just for the cassettes ? Or do others besides me see the MP cassettes as perfect "classics" scale ? United Rumble/Frenzy are actually bigger than their MP versions and classics Ravage is the same size.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1561978)
Posted by robotmel on April 2nd, 2014 @ 3:05am CDT
Rated X wrote:Or do others besides me see the MP cassettes as perfect "classics" scale ? United Rumble/Frenzy are actually bigger than their MP versions and classics Ravage is the same size.
:D
*RAISES HAND*
I managed to miss the boat on the TrU MP Optimus w/trailer and also MP Soudwave w/cassettes which I am gutted about.

I have just ordered KO MP 15 Rumble & Ravage to be displayed on my Classics shelves. Boom!

My wants list used to have Mini-tanks Rumble & Frenzy, then changed it to Perfect Effect Rumble & Frenzy, now decided that MP Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage, Buzzsaw & Laserbeak are scaled well enough to be CLASSICS!

This all may change again as I also wanted PE Rewind & Eject which may well be smaller than MP Rumble/Frenzy/etc? :???:

Can anyone snap a quick photo if possible of the MP cassettes with the Perfect Effect Rumble & Frenzy? :-?
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1562014)
Posted by G1COLLECTOR on April 2nd, 2014 @ 11:10am CDT
I still have MP-01 PRIME & MP-05 MEGATRON and will keep them as a set. I still LOVE MP-01 with all of the Metal in him, feels like they used to in G1.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1562213)
Posted by Rated X on April 3rd, 2014 @ 12:08am CDT
robotmel wrote:
Rated X wrote:Or do others besides me see the MP cassettes as perfect "classics" scale ? United Rumble/Frenzy are actually bigger than their MP versions and classics Ravage is the same size.
:D
*RAISES HAND*
I managed to miss the boat on the TrU MP Optimus w/trailer and also MP Soudwave w/cassettes which I am gutted about.

I have just ordered KO MP 15 Rumble & Ravage to be displayed on my Classics shelves. Boom!

My wants list used to have Mini-tanks Rumble & Frenzy, then changed it to Perfect Effect Rumble & Frenzy, now decided that MP Rumble, Frenzy, Ravage, Buzzsaw & Laserbeak are scaled well enough to be CLASSICS!

This all may change again as I also wanted PE Rewind & Eject which may well be smaller than MP Rumble/Frenzy/etc? :???:

Can anyone snap a quick photo if possible of the MP cassettes with the Perfect Effect Rumble & Frenzy? :-?



Here you go...

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Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1562602)
Posted by robotmel on April 4th, 2014 @ 6:02am CDT
Rated X wrote:Here you go...
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:D
Thank you Rated X!

I had hoped the PE minions where a little taller so I could mix up the cassettebots without them all looking like David and Goliath? :-?

What to do....
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1595979)
Posted by Va'al on August 2nd, 2014 @ 5:31pm CDT
As we aim to keep you entertained with Transformers news over the weekend, as usual, why not kick back and enjoy two new galleries? Seibertron.com proudly presents Hasbro Masterpiece Sunstorm, a redeco of the new and improved seeker MP mold (though the box shows the old one), and Prowl, with its Nissan Fairlady alt-mode, in all their non-import glory, which you can view by clicking on any of the images below! For those of you who might be wondering, there are no differences between the Hasbro and Takara releases of Prowl aside from some extremely minor paint shade variations on the badge symbols on the doors.


Transformers Masterpiece Sunstorm

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Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1595990)
Posted by Convoy on August 2nd, 2014 @ 5:49pm CDT
No wonder the domestic Prowl release is so expensive.
Volume carries a price, the same as weight, when shipping.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1595994)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2014 @ 5:56pm CDT
Convoy wrote:No wonder the domestic Prowl release is so expensive.
Volume carries a price, the same as weight, when shipping.


I really wish they had put the missile launchers in with Hasbro Prowl. It would have somewhat justified the price on him. Instead, he turned out to be the least accessoried Hasbro Masterpiece yet!
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1595996)
Posted by Railbomb on August 2nd, 2014 @ 6:07pm CDT
I got the pair since Toys R Us had a buy one get one half off deal on Transformers. $35 for Prowl is much better than $70.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1595999)
Posted by Rated X on August 2nd, 2014 @ 6:10pm CDT
First Hasbro butchered Acid Storm. Then they butchered Sunstorm.

Dont see any difference between Takara and Hasbro Prowl except the crappy Hasbro shoulder rockets. (which prowl didnt have in the cartoon anyways)
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596002)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2014 @ 6:32pm CDT
Rated X wrote:First Hasbro butchered Acid Storm. Then they butchered Sunstorm.

Dont see any difference between Takara and Hasbro Prowl except the crappy Hasbro shoulder rockets. (which prowl didnt have in the cartoon anyways)


Missile launchers didn't come with the Takara or the Hasbro versions.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596013)
Posted by shajaki on August 2nd, 2014 @ 6:56pm CDT
Va'al wrote:Masterpiece Sunstorm, a redeco of the new and improved seeker MP mold (though the box shows the old one)...
ha! not sure if id have noticed that.

Va'al wrote:Prowl, with its Nissan Fairlady alt-mode, in all their non-import glory...
so is this to say hes not changed at all? i mean, i assumed as much but its best hearing from the guys who have both in their hands ;)
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596016)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2014 @ 7:04pm CDT
shajaki wrote:
Va'al wrote:Masterpiece Sunstorm, a redeco of the new and improved seeker MP mold (though the box shows the old one)...
ha! not sure if id have noticed that.

Va'al wrote:Prowl, with its Nissan Fairlady alt-mode, in all their non-import glory...
so is this to say hes not changed at all? i mean, i assumed as much but its best hearing from the guys who have both in their hands ;)


There are some extremely minor paint shade differences that I noticed on the badges on the door, but that's about it. I'd expect to see similar minor variations amongst toys from the same production run so this one is an extreme stretch. It's really odd for the same item to be released in both markets without noticeable differences (movies 1 through 3 aside). I can't help but wonder if these were made when the Takara ones were made or something along those lines.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596031)
Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2014 @ 8:28pm CDT
Well I feel like an idiot. Despite owning probably over a dozen or more different versions of the Masterpiece Starscream / Seeker mold, I just discovered after 8 years that there is a tab in the upper wing that plugs into his upper backside shoulder area. Doh! I can't tell you how many times I've had to transform these guys over the last 8 years for their own galleries and then again for comparison shots. I can't believe I never noticed that. I only accidentally discovered it somehow on Hasbro's new Sunstorm and thought "wow, that was nice of them to modify the mold to do that." and then I realized that all of them have that. Problem solved with wings flopping backwards on the Masterpiece Seekers!
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Posted by Bumblevivisector on August 2nd, 2014 @ 8:59pm CDT
Seibertron wrote:
Convoy wrote:No wonder the domestic Prowl release is so expensive.
Volume carries a price, the same as weight, when shipping.


I really wish they had put the missile launchers in with Hasbro Prowl. It would have somewhat justified the price on him. Instead, he turned out to be the least accessoried Hasbro Masterpiece yet!
Ditto to the extra launchers, but as for the volume thing, in another sense his box might not be big/expensive enough! My TRU started putting all their Prowls inside the service desk where no one can see them while browsing, counting instead on every interested party specifically asking for them. This is apparently due to his small size making him too easy to shoplift. They can't put security spider-wraps on him because he's under $100 and/or his box is small enough that it might get damaged if they try.

This means we'll have to start pestering TRU employees even more...and that it may not be possible to just browse future Hasbro MP Autobot car releases, unless they lock 'em up in an R-zone display case or something.

And if his box was the same size as his Takara counterpart's, thieves with large jackets wouldn't even have to unpackage him before exiting the store!

As with so many past MPs that simply sold out immediately, how much shelf space his box takes up isn't even an real issue. Either Hasbro or TRU might have to rethink something here.
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Posted by EagleBot13 on August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:02pm CDT
Seibertron wrote:
shajaki wrote:
Va'al wrote:Masterpiece Sunstorm, a redeco of the new and improved seeker MP mold (though the box shows the old one)...
ha! not sure if id have noticed that.

Va'al wrote:Prowl, with its Nissan Fairlady alt-mode, in all their non-import glory...
so is this to say hes not changed at all? i mean, i assumed as much but its best hearing from the guys who have both in their hands ;)


There are some extremely minor paint shade differences that I noticed on the badges on the door, but that's about it. I'd expect to see similar minor variations amongst toys from the same production run so this one is an extreme stretch. It's really odd for the same item to be released in both markets without noticeable differences (movies 1 through 3 aside). I can't help but wonder if these were made when the Takara ones were made or something along those lines.

There are probably production wide QC issues that the takara version doesn't have. I've noticed that with most hasbro masterpiece figures.
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Posted by Seibertron on August 2nd, 2014 @ 9:07pm CDT
EagleBot13 wrote:There are probably production wide QC issues that the takara version doesn't have. I've noticed that with most hasbro masterpiece figures.


I think the Hasbro version had LESS paint flaws than my Takara version does.
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Posted by reluctantyouth on August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:05pm CDT
I found Prowl and Sunstorm in Bloomington,IL today and scored BOGO 50% off on last day of sale. Out the door for both with tax was $123.89. Couldn't just get Sunstorm. Now having an official Hasbro Prowl for $35.00 is well worth it. This is a first being able to purchase two different just out MP figures at same time. The figs came in Yesterday and were held but requester didn't show. I called store at 10:30am to hold them until I could get there at 245pm...store was a 45 min drive from my TRU. Well worth it. :grin: :BOT:
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Posted by Sabrblade on August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:05pm CDT
Are there any differences between the Prowls?
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Posted by Blurrz on August 2nd, 2014 @ 10:55pm CDT
That Sunstorm is way too Ronald McDonalds for me.
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Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 12:28am CDT
Sabrblade wrote:Are there any differences between the Prowls?


Nope!
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Posted by mirageandjazz1197 on August 3rd, 2014 @ 12:35am CDT
Unlike others i love Sunstorm's paint



It looks cartoony i like that



my fave part of Sunstorm is the brownish head instead of the BLACK HEAD EVERY OTHER SEEKER COMES WITH SINCE FOREVER.
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Posted by TimothyR on August 3rd, 2014 @ 2:58am CDT
whoever decided to use that brown and to not fully paint the waist/cod piece needs a SERIOUS kick right in the nuts.

seriously.. that is just terrible. i would've understood if the thing was orange and white, or had a different shade of yellow or used orange highlights rather than white.. but i have no clue why they decided that brown was a good idea.

i just don't understand it... why not make the head white.. or yellow, or red, or orange, or dark grey.. WHY BROWN!!!

mirageandjazz1197 wrote:Unlike others i love Sunstorm's paint



It looks cartoony i like that



my fave part of Sunstorm is the brownish head instead of the BLACK HEAD EVERY OTHER SEEKER COMES WITH SINCE FOREVER.


it looks cartoony like that?.. what, like he just stuck his head into a cartoon toilet filled with cartoon crap?.. in that case, yes it looks cartoony.

see.. the problem is that this is a MASTERPIECE FIGURE, IT'S HEAD IS SUPPOSED TO BE LIKE IT WAS IN THE SHOW OR THE G1 TOY. i could stomach the brown if this was a generations figure or something.. but not a MASTERPIECE figure.

i'm sure they're going to wonder why this thing won't sell very well. i mean, the guy who chose this brown has to be the same guy who chose the colors for the AOE figures.. if not, then he HAS to be related. this is just unacceptable.
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Posted by Economus Prime on August 3rd, 2014 @ 4:10am CDT
The stand with the three movable bars that you use for the Masterpiece Seekers, where did you get it?
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Posted by CenturionSAM on August 3rd, 2014 @ 5:42am CDT
I like this Sunstorm more then the takara one.
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Posted by reluctantyouth on August 3rd, 2014 @ 8:43am CDT
Sunstorm is selling better than Acid Storm did. There were 4-5 Acid Storms sitting in my TRU for months before they were gone. I passed on Acid Storm and waited for Sunstorm. I love the new color scheme more than Takara as well. I just have Screamer, Skywarp, and Sunstorm for my MP seekers...that's all I need and each stands out on their own...love the contrast. :BOT:
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Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 8:59am CDT
Economus Prime wrote:The stand with the three movable bars that you use for the Masterpiece Seekers, where did you get it?


I get them from FlightPose.com: http://flightpose.com/

Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?
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Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 9:01am CDT
reluctantyouth wrote:Sunstorm is selling better than Acid Storm did. There were 4-5 Acid Storms sitting in my TRU for months before they were gone. I passed on Acid Storm and waited for Sunstorm. I love the new color scheme more than Takara as well. I just have Screamer, Skywarp, and Sunstorm for my MP seekers...that's all I need and each stands out on their own...love the contrast. :BOT:


I agree. The demand for Sunstorm is surprising to me. I don't think the color scheme is that bad ... but that might be because I don't think the Takara one or the Hasbro one are a true "Sunstorm" to me. Whatever happened to Sunstorm being orange with white? Now that would be a true Masterpiece Sunstorm to me.
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Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 3rd, 2014 @ 9:05am CDT
Seibertron wrote:Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?


All Generations figures, at least the Deluxes, have a port in te back of the hips. A regular Tamashii stand will do just fine. Those are used for high-end figures like S.H. Figuarts.
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Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 9:58am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?


All Generations figures, at least the Deluxes, have a port in te back of the hips. A regular Tamashii stand will do just fine. Those are used for high-end figures like S.H. Figuarts.


Is this what you are referring to?

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... tage+clear

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Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 9:59am CDT
This would have been really awesome for Sunstorm's galleries:

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-N ... shii+stage

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Posted by OptimalOptimus2 on August 3rd, 2014 @ 10:20am CDT
Seibertron wrote:This would have been really awesome for Sunstorm's galleries:

http://www.amazon.com/Bandai-Tamashii-N ... shii+stage

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You could use this for the Movie Toy Galleries. There isn't a Transformer without an explosion in the background. :michaelbay:
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596157)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on August 3rd, 2014 @ 10:29am CDT
Seibertron wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?


All Generations figures, at least the Deluxes, have a port in te back of the hips. A regular Tamashii stand will do just fine. Those are used for high-end figures like S.H. Figuarts.


Is this what you are referring to?

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... tage+clear

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That's the one. Some Figuarts figures come with their own versions, differing only in whats printed on it. That's all I can tell you, maybe somebody can fill in some of the details?
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596167)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on August 3rd, 2014 @ 11:03am CDT
That McSunstorm looks bad. and the KO prowl has my money. =;
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596168)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on August 3rd, 2014 @ 11:04am CDT
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?


All Generations figures, at least the Deluxes, have a port in te back of the hips. A regular Tamashii stand will do just fine. Those are used for high-end figures like S.H. Figuarts.


Is this what you are referring to?

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... tage+clear

Image


That's the one. Some Figuarts figures come with their own versions, differing only in whats printed on it. That's all I can tell you, maybe somebody can fill in some of the details?


the voyagers have the port too. look on them.
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596169)
Posted by Seibertron on August 3rd, 2014 @ 11:20am CDT
Doubledealer93 wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
Seibertron wrote:Speaking of stands, I heard that the AOE Dinobots or some other group (can't remember for sure) all have a standard port on their backside that supposedly is compatible with Bandai's figure stands. Can anyone point me in the right direction of what stand I need to purchase?


All Generations figures, at least the Deluxes, have a port in te back of the hips. A regular Tamashii stand will do just fine. Those are used for high-end figures like S.H. Figuarts.


Is this what you are referring to?

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss? ... tage+clear

Image


That's the one. Some Figuarts figures come with their own versions, differing only in whats printed on it. That's all I can tell you, maybe somebody can fill in some of the details?


the voyagers have the port too. look on them.


Next question ... anyone know where I can those that is cheaper than the current prices on Amazon?
Re: New Galleries: Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-13B Soundblaster and Ratbat (1596177)
Posted by Va'al on August 3rd, 2014 @ 12:15pm CDT
Just yesterday we offered you two Hasbro Masterpiece Transformers, Prowl and Sunstorm - what do you say to three more, from Takara Tomy? Seibertron.com brings you the Takara incarnation of the flaming Seeker MP-11S Sunstorm, a redeco of the Prowl mold in MP-18S Silverstreak, and the yellow version of the Lambor mold MP12T Tigertrack! All of which can be viewed in their full galleries by clicking on any of the images below.


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Transformers Masterpiece Tigertrack

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Transformers Masterpiece Sunstorm

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