e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:54 pm

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:00 pm

Initially I wondered if the MC stood for Magna Convoy, but then what would the 11 be?

But thinking about it and thinking about the mold...

1. Classics Optimus Prime
2. Henkei! Henkei! Convoy
3. Henkei! Henkei! Convoy Clear Version
4. Lucky Draw Convoy
5. Universe Nemesis Prime
6. United Black Optimus Prime
7. Platinum One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall Optimus Prime
8. Shattered Glass Optimus Prime
9. Age of Extinction Optimus Prime
10. Cloud Optimus Prime
11. Magna Convoy

Once you remove the two Ultra Magnususes and Knight Ginrai you're left with 11 Prime and Convoy variations no matter how rare some are.

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Coptur » Thu Jan 12, 2017 3:35 am

Emerje wrote:Initially I wondered if the MC stood for Magna Convoy, but then what would the 11 be?

But thinking about it and thinking about the mold...

1. Classics Optimus Prime
2. Henkei! Henkei! Convoy
3. Henkei! Henkei! Convoy Clear Version
4. Lucky Draw Convoy
5. Universe Nemesis Prime
6. United Black Optimus Prime
7. Platinum One Shall Stand, One Shall Fall Optimus Prime
8. Shattered Glass Optimus Prime
9. Age of Extinction Optimus Prime
10. Cloud Optimus Prime
11. Magna Convoy

Once you remove the two Ultra Magnususes and Knight Ginrai you're left with 11 Prime and Convoy variations no matter how rare some are.

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Sun Jan 15, 2017 3:37 am

Comic part 3 is GO!

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Why hello there potential full-on Sentinel Prime repaint. That mold would look good in blue. Now who is he? Or is it just a new body for Convobat?

Also a cameo of Lucky Draw blue Big Convoy.

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Also that box!

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:11 am

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The Sentinel/Astrotrain redeco previously appeared in the Cybertron Convobat comic as Magna Convoy's ship.
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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:59 am

Sabrblade wrote:The Sentinel/Astrotrain redeco previously appeared in the Cybertron Convobat comic as Magna Convoy's ship.

Wow, I had to go back to the Convobat comic and almost missed it. It's so zoomed in on an awkward angle of the front of the shuttle it's hard to make out exactly what it is and the colors are different, but you're right. I feel like they were intentionally being obscure back then because they made it extremely obvious what the ship is in this comic. They even made the fists visible (though they colored one blue) as if they were ready to reveal something. Convobat's body was pretty badly damaged in the end so it wouldn't hurt to have a new one.

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:05 pm

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Emerje wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:The Sentinel/Astrotrain redeco previously appeared in the Cybertron Convobat comic as Magna Convoy's ship.

Wow, I had to go back to the Convobat comic and almost missed it. It's so zoomed in on an awkward angle of the front of the shuttle it's hard to make out exactly what it is and the colors are different, but you're right. I feel like they were intentionally being obscure back then because they made it extremely obvious what the ship is in this comic. They even made the fists visible (though they colored one blue) as if they were ready to reveal something. Convobat's body was pretty badly damaged in the end so it wouldn't hurt to have a new one.

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Damaged but not destroyed. I'd also like to point out that the epilogue of Convobat's comic leads directly to the end of Magna Convoy comic.

As for the identity of the Sentinel Prime/Astrotrain ship, I'd leave it as just a ship for now until we see a new Headmaster clone, maybe in the form of a Shuffler redeco ;)
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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:47 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:As for the identity of the Sentinel Prime/Astrotrain ship, I'd leave it as just a ship for now until we see a new Headmaster clone, maybe in the form of a Shuffler redeco ;)


Shuffler with partner vehicle plus the Sentinel/Astro body would make for a very fun update for Big Convoy if they were ever able to revive him. Maybe his spark is in the sword?

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e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Comic Part 3 Now Online

Postby Va'al » Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:48 pm

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Thanks to fellow Seibertronian Emerje, we have the third page of the comic that currently accompanies the pre-order campaign for the e-Hobby shop exclusive Takara Tomy Transformers LG-EX Magna Convoy - the blue redeco of the Classics Optimus Prime mold. Check it out below in Japanese, along with a nice look at the packaging and its box art!

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Emerje » Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:47 am

So I decided to order Magna Convoy via proxy direct from e-Hobby. If everything goes smoothly I'll post a guide on how to do it. Right now I'm at 8,100JPY (US$71) after tax and shipping to the proxy service. Hardest part was trying to make sure I got the address right. Shipping and proxy fee is estimated at about $15 if the weight at BBTS is accurate so that's US$86 total if all goes well. Great price compared to US$95 plus shipping at HLJ or US$110 plus shipping at the usual importers.

We'll see what happens in May.

Maybe I should do a test run with Cloud Shockwave... :-?

(edit) There's a payment hold from e-Hobby for $70.93 on my bank account so that's one hurdle. :)

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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Albatross250 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:12 am

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IS THAT ASTROTRAIN BEING TEASED IN THIS COMIC/MANGA? :shock:
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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Sabrblade » Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:04 am

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Albatross250 wrote:IS THAT ASTROTRAIN BEING TEASED IN THIS COMIC/MANGA? :shock:
:lol: :CON:
It's Magna Convoy's ship. It doesn't have Astrotrain's (or Sentinel Prime's) color scheme.
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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby Starsaber468 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 7:39 pm

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Something tells me Magna Convoy's ship will become an new character, or an already existant character
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Re: e-HOBBY Magna Convoy Discussion Thread

Postby megatronus » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:37 am

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I remain amazed at how well this mold has held up. And we get him in Blue!!!

Definitely one for the Diaclone shelf.
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