Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

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Collector Coin - Transformers Asia MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet

Postby Va'al » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:58 am

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As usual, the Transformers Asia (which excludes the Japanese market, covered by Takara Tomy) will be accompanying its release of Masterpiece MP-30 Ratchet with a collector coin depicting the figure, and in an envelope mimicking the same deco and pattern as the toy - check it out below, courtesy of Facebook page ToyScope!

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Ravage XK » Mon Apr 18, 2016 8:07 am

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I do like a nice collector coin. I don't know why, I don't do anything with them just put them in the figures box.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby .... » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:09 pm

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Yeah there's nothing special about the coin, but I still want it. #-o
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Postby fenrir72 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 6:07 pm

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SillySpringer wrote:Yeah there's nothing special about the coin, but I still want it. #-o


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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Cyberpath » Wed Apr 20, 2016 2:29 pm

Just paid for mine. Looks like he sold out on HLJ like Ironhide.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Burn » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:03 pm

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Just got my payment request through HLJ. Lets see if he can live up to the awesomeness that is the mold.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby shajaki » Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:43 am

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Paid last night, shipped this morning :DANCE:
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Postby Cobotron » Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:06 am

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby xMXUx » Thu Apr 21, 2016 7:27 am

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And here I am still waiting for my MP-29 to arrive :BANG_HEAD:
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MP-30 in-hand pix

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby galvatron00 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:35 am

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Ohhhhhhhhmanohmanohmanohman!!

Well at least when he arrives at TFL he'll be shipped out automatically, preeeeeee-paaaaaaaaid! :lol:
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Seibertron » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:36 am

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Mine's on the way! Can't wait and still can't figure out why he looks so much better than Ironhide to me.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby galvatron00 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:37 am

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Seibertron wrote:Mine's on the way! Can't wait and still can't figure out why he looks so much better than Ironhide to me.
White hip panels blend with white thighs better than Ironhide's red with gray thighs. I think at least, and the majority of the figure is white too which helps the eyes :lol:
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:50 pm

When you think about it, it's kind of funny that we buy the same toy again (pretty much,) because it represents a different character on the cartoon. :lol:

Seibertron wrote:Mine's on the way! Can't wait and still can't figure out why he looks so much better than Ironhide to me.

Maybe you're a crest - not mohawk - man. ;)
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby galvatron00 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:05 pm

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Cyberpath wrote:When you think about it, it's kind of funny that we buy the same toy again (pretty much,) because it represents a different character on the cartoon. :lol:
It's the G1 in all of us, cause that's where the repaints started (well Diaclone..but more G1). I also find it funny that I get annoyed with repaints/retools in other lines sometimes but don't question it on MP. I think the Bayverse stuff may have angered me, with first release then premiums, then 80 Bumblebees. :lol:
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Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet In-Hand Images

Postby D-Maximal_Primal » Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:08 pm

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Thanks to fellow Seibertronian Cyberpath we have some new in-hand images of Masterpiece Ratchet! This Masterpiece uses the Ironhide mold with some retooling. The images were originally from Blacklai's toybase. Check out some of the mirrored images below, and visit the link for all the images. Let us know what you think in the comments section below, and as always stay tuned to Seibertron.com for all your latest Transformers News and Galleries!

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:37 pm

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Desslok2201 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 1:59 pm

Wow, it's really not going to be that hard to give him proper cross stickers on the shoulders, is it? The only way to make that easier is to include a pamphlet on how to use a pair of scissors
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Cyberpath » Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:59 pm

itscramtastic wrote:
Cyberpath wrote:When you think about it, it's kind of funny that we buy the same toy again (pretty much,) because it represents a different character on the cartoon. :lol:
It's the G1 in all of us, cause that's where the repaints started (well Diaclone..but more G1). I also find it funny that I get annoyed with repaints/retools in other lines sometimes but don't question it on MP. I think the Bayverse stuff may have angered me, with first release then premiums, then 80 Bumblebees. :lol:

I draw the line at Decepticons jets who aren't Starscream. :) (Though I don't have him yet either, heh.)
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Burn » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:30 pm

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When I first saw pics of him I was all "Oh yeah, this is MUCH better than Ironhide!"

Then I got Ironhide in hand, and looking at those pics I just see a sea of white.

Got a long way to go to beat Ironhide Ratchet! I might just have to bite the bullet and have you shipped on your own.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby hinomars19 » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:37 pm

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I got Ironhide today after much much thinking and near ordering and backing off-and I was right, the mold irritates me :( Just looks odd.

The super cartoony blue windows on Ratchet just add to me simply not caring about these 2. I mean, Ironhide is here now, but had I never ordered him I wouldn't be missing anything :(
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby Ironzeus » Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:48 pm

I'm extremely excited for this. I just got my soon in stock pre-order notice from BBTS. I also bought Ironhide on release. I understand its the basically the same mold but its just too major of a character to not want it for completion of a G1 Masterpiece collection. I think the white makes a pretty big visual difference on the mold and the character doesn't look like "White Ironhide".

The mp line has been sooo good this year I gladly will pay to keep Takara churning new MPs out. I mean we've had like 4 sweet releases in just the first 4 months of 2016.

They've been making insane progress on the MP characters but i cant wait till Jazz, Galvatron and maybe a Beast Wars Scorponok or Tarantulas get a shot at getting a MP-##.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet (video review)

Postby Cyberpath » Fri Apr 22, 2016 4:18 am

From the Chosen Prime:

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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby huryochagi » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:13 pm

I'm going to pass this one. I'm glad I skipped Ironhide and bought Shockwave instead. Of course, Masterpiece Shockwave is way overpriced, but at least he looks perfect.
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Re: Takara Transformers MP-30 Masterpiece Ratchet Revealed

Postby galvatron00 » Fri Apr 22, 2016 1:43 pm

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Anyone else choosing to use the smile face more than the no-expression face?

That's what I'm doing. Happy Ratchet FTW :KREMZEEK:
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