BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Yotsuyasan » Wed May 02, 2012 3:42 am

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Rodimus Prime wrote:I'm probably gonna get this, though I don't care about Spike or the trailer. Maybe I can sell it off...


That might be a bit difficult, since there isn't a version of this Prime not including a trailer... but maybe you could have some luck selling to a customizer? If nothing else, maybe there will be someone wanting to paint one black to have a G2 trailer...
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Optimum Supreme » Wed May 02, 2012 4:21 pm

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Yotsuyasan wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:I'm probably gonna get this, though I don't care about Spike or the trailer. Maybe I can sell it off...


That might be a bit difficult, since there isn't a version of this Prime not including a trailer... but maybe you could have some luck selling to a customizer? If nothing else, maybe there will be someone wanting to paint one black to have a G2 trailer...


I imagine it's too small to work with the original MP OP, or there'd definitely be a market there.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby TorontosVeryOwn » Wed May 02, 2012 6:06 pm

Man this toy is gonna be a pain to get.. Paid 80 for TRU exclusive rodimus, had to constantly check back and forth to get amazon exclusive unicron ... I don't have a TRU near me only close by one is in vegas .. And no doubt there are collectors there... If I somehow can't get it can someone pick up an extra for me and pm me ill buy it off you, for a reasonable price of course , thanks!
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Super Megatron » Wed May 02, 2012 10:24 pm

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby korisifu » Thu May 03, 2012 1:34 am

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Nemesis Destron wrote:Man this is gonna sell out on-line faster than Rodimus Prime and Amazon Unicron combined IMO. That is when it's online you know...we get word it's available then it sells out then later it's available again then it sells out...you all remember the pattern right? :BANG_HEAD: :VEHI:

I do, hoping to hit it in that gap before it re-sells out
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby steve1971 » Thu May 24, 2012 10:06 am

As impressive as MP-10 look's I am going to pass and here's why. I already have MP-01 Optimus Prime and he is more then good enough for me. Second I just dont care for the height they made him which to me is to short and to top it off they left out many of the features that to me made MP-01 so unique and more of a collectible. Also I dont like the fact that MP-10 is pretty much all plastic, I like diecast in my figures and I think MP's should have more diecast. But thats just me. This is nice though for the ones that may have missed out on the other MP Primes and I am glad that they have the chance to get one. Happy hunting when MP-10 comes out guys and I hope everyone that wants one gets one.


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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby steve1971 » Thu May 24, 2012 10:07 am

As impressive as MP-10 look's I am going to pass and here's why. I already have MP-01 Optimus Prime and he is more then good enough for me. Second I just dont care for the height they made him which to me is to short and to top it off they left out many of the features that to me made MP-01 so unique and more of a collectible. Also I dont like the fact that MP-10 is pretty much all plastic, I like diecast in my figures and I think MP's should have more diecast. But thats just me. This is nice though for the ones that may have missed out on the other MP Primes and I am glad that they have the chance to get one. Happy hunting when MP-10 comes out guys and I hope everyone that wants one gets one.


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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Blasphemous Prime » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:31 pm

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Wow. I'm glad I waited on this guy. I guess I'll be hitting the toys r us again!

I wonder if there will be a release of the inevitable black version too.


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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Yotsuyasan » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:41 pm

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gothweaver wrote:I wonder if there will be a release of the inevitable black version too.


If there are ever repaints done of this mold... which wouldn't surprise me... I would be surprised if they ever made it to U.S. retail. (Possibly with the exception of if they do an Ultra Magnus repaint with a proper trailer to go with him.)

Of course, what do I know? I'm still quite surprised we're getting any version of a complete MP-10 domestically! I tell ya, I was that close to reluctantly plunking down the dough for the Takara version myself when this was anounced.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:16 pm

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Anybody know if these will be available at SDCC from Entertainment Earth?
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby fenrir72 » Sat Jun 30, 2012 7:28 pm

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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Blasphemous Prime » Fri Aug 03, 2012 8:43 pm

Motto: "If not by graceful diplomacy, then by deadly force!"
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Yotsuyasan wrote:
gothweaver wrote:I wonder if there will be a release of the inevitable black version too.


If there are ever repaints done of this mold... which wouldn't surprise me... I would be surprised if they ever made it to U.S. retail. (Possibly with the exception of if they do an Ultra Magnus repaint with a proper trailer to go with him.)

Of course, what do I know? I'm still quite surprised we're getting any version of a complete MP-10 domestically! I tell ya, I was that close to reluctantly plunking down the dough for the Takara version myself when this was anounced.


Even if Nemesis prime made it to US market without the trailer, I'll get him if he's a Decepticon!
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby KnightStrike » Wed Aug 08, 2012 4:12 pm

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Anyone heard anything else on when these might hit stores? Also, has it been confirmed they are a TRU exclusive? I remember reading a little while ago that there was a possibility of a mass retail release, but I am afraid that is too good to be true.
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Re: BotCon 2012 Coverage: Masterpiece Optimus Prime

Postby Wheeljack35 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:56 pm

I'm selling some things to bbts so I will have the money to grab one
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