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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Mkall » Wed Mar 20, 2013 8:26 am

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Blackstreak » Wed Mar 20, 2013 4:04 pm

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Stormrider » Wed Mar 20, 2013 7:16 pm

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I like the story line of from G1 Magnificus and G'mede (sp?).
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:23 am

Ugh... Here I am, sitting and hoping that GT-R Maximus is the 4th and final GT-R (2012 had 4 GT-Rs in Super GT), which would make a nice (possibly temporary) cap-off. Because by then, I would have a complete set of non-Convoy/Prime GT-Rs. And then this is confirmed.

Sonnofa... I just hope this version is not as cool as the original. :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:01 am

KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:Ugh... Here I am, sitting and hoping that GT-R Maximus is the 4th and final GT-R (2012 had 4 GT-Rs in Super GT), which would make a nice (possibly temporary) cap-off. Because by then, I would have a complete set of non-Convoy/Prime GT-Rs. And then this is confirmed.

Sonnofa... I just hope this version is not as cool as the original. :BANG_HEAD:


Are you talking about the same thing we're talking about?
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby KNM2012 » Thu Mar 21, 2013 4:27 pm

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KUMA-NIN Maximus wrote:Ugh... Here I am, sitting and hoping that GT-R Maximus is the 4th and final GT-R (2012 had 4 GT-Rs in Super GT), which would make a nice (possibly temporary) cap-off. Because by then, I would have a complete set of non-Convoy/Prime GT-Rs. And then this is confirmed.

Sonnofa... I just hope this version is not as cool as the original. :BANG_HEAD:


Are you talking about the same thing we're talking about?


Yes I am. A month ago, I had found the original e-HOBBY version, which came with Ga'Mede. One was MISB, and a second was graded by AFA. The whole background for these two were great, and I was tempted to get the graded version (as the non-graded version was not guaranteed the same condition or better). Because, I mean, how can you top the chance to have an "expanded universe" (Star Wars terminology) character that is a Destron who wants revenge on other Destrons? 8)

Which lead to my point. If the piece is the same as the original, the only point I would skip on him if he was a Generations piece. Do not collect that line. Otherwise, I need to refocus my plans and budget for the magnificent Magnificus. :lol:
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:43 pm

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Mindmaster » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:25 pm

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I want him, but not for $60. I'll just wait for that rumored Reflector repaint. >:oP
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby RhA » Sun Mar 24, 2013 1:39 pm

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gavinfuzzy wrote:Cool, just might get it if the club imports this. $58US is not bad...


:lol: I dare you to claim that 58$ for a robot toy is 'not bad' in a bar full of people.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby El Duque » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:58 pm

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e-Hobby has fully revealed their recently announced exclusive, Magnificus! The figure is a black, red, and chrome redeco of Reveal the Shield Perceptor with a brand new head sculpt. Expect the figure to cost 5500 Yen and be available from March 26th until May 8th. Check out the latest images directly from e-Hobby mirrored below.

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Mindmaster » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:02 pm

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Something this cool should end up in the Generations line for mass retail, not as an exclusive from foreign markets. I would import this beauty, but not for $60.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Mkall » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:27 pm

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I'll get one. Maybe even 2 so I can have an SG Percy
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Trikeboy » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:06 am

Mkall wrote:I'll get one. Maybe even 2 so I can have an SG Percy


SG Perceptor already exists. Magnificus, based on the original Perceptor toy, was in the Botcon comic.

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Henry921 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:06 am

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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Mkall » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:08 am

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Mkall wrote:I'll get one. Maybe even 2 so I can have an SG Percy


SG Perceptor already exists. Magnificus, based on the original Perceptor toy, was in the Botcon comic.

Both will work fine though.

Indeed, but I don't want a G1 Magnificus, I don't do G1 figs so he'd look real out of place.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby gavinfuzzy » Tue Mar 26, 2013 6:16 am

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gavinfuzzy wrote:Cool, just might get it if the club imports this. $58US is not bad...


:lol: I dare you to claim that 58$ for a robot toy is 'not bad' in a bar full of people.



Maybe the people in the bar are already drunk? :D

Not bad, in comparison to TFCC's stuff. Hope TFCC does not jack up the price IF they import it.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby mooncake623 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 7:18 am

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I will buy this! I love black repaints!

Is there a preorder anywhere? I hope e-tailers get him at $60 still.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Rated X » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:13 am

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Lets hope not. Either use the Countdown mold or nothing.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:09 am

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Henry921 wrote:Hello, Machine Wars Soundwave?



Lets hope not. Either use the Countdown mold or nothing.


You mean Cybertron Defense Red Alert :-B

Anywho, that must be the alternate toy-accurate head Hasbro was talking about at BotCon 2011. I think Reflector will become a reality. ;)
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Henry921 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:01 am

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Henry921 wrote:Hello, Machine Wars Soundwave?



Lets hope not. Either use the Countdown mold or nothing.


You mean Cybertron Defense Red Alert :-B



Well, yeah, I'd have suggested him, but all the UT molds have been written off as too old and/or overused. I've been figuring this Perceptor mold would be used for MW Soundwave since we started guessing last year.

Slap on Hoist's new head and rework the color scheme on the mold and you have an armored research truck Soundwave. Not as awesome as an armored ICBM carrier, but the available alternatives for similar military vehicles is a bit lacking, and none of them have such a distinctive shoulder cannon.

But this is a bit off topic, so I'm gonna put an end to further speculation on MW in this particular thread.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

Postby Seibertron » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:39 am

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This looks really awesome but I can't help but think that this was a wasted head mold. I think most of us would have been fine if Magnificus just had Perceptor's head. It's cool that he doesn't, but now I can't help but feel that I want to see Magnificus as Perceptor now.
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Re: e-Hobby Teases Their Next Exclusive: Magnificus?

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