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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby nycPrime » Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:47 pm

How much was star saber when originally imported from Japan?
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby william-james88 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:46 pm

nycPrime wrote:How much was star saber when originally imported from Japan?

About $140 before shipping.

You can get him for only $110 right now from Japan (with an opened box)

http://order.mandarake.co.jp/order/deta ... 9&ref=list
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby nycPrime » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:33 pm

william-james88 wrote:
nycPrime wrote:How much was star saber when originally imported from Japan?

About $140 before shipping.

You can get him for only $110 right now from Japan (with an opened box)

http://order.mandarake.co.jp/order/deta ... 9&ref=list

Works out to $155 after shipping. That BBTS price is mighty tempting.
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby william-james88 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:36 pm

nycPrime wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
nycPrime wrote:How much was star saber when originally imported from Japan?

About $140 before shipping.

You can get him for only $110 right now from Japan (with an opened box)

http://order.mandarake.co.jp/order/deta ... 9&ref=list

Works out to $155 after shipping. That BBTS price is mighty tempting.

What helps is BBTS bought all their copies when the Yen was lower than it is now. And since you are getting a new one with them, its a far better purchase.
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby D-Maximus_Prime » Fri Sep 08, 2017 4:45 pm

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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby skywarp-2 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:47 pm

While I am happy about the Masterpiece reissues, I am kinda hoping they rerelease the MP-11SW and MP-11T versions of the Starscream molds in Thundercracker and Skywarp. I need those two bots. I also would like to find a reissue of the cassettes that came as additional for the Masterpiece Soundwave. I need those as well, tho I bought recently the bootleg KO soundwave Takara ver., with the added ratchet joints. I actually prefer that version, and the paint apps were not an issue on mine. My laserbeak was actually painted pretty well. Tho, based on vid reviews online, I did take him and clear coat his body to keep the paint from chipping. I got the best clear coat spray out there, it works wonders and serves to bond the paint to the plastic and diecast parts.

I will wait to get the resissue of Megatron, and I hope beyond hope that they reissue most of the current MP line up, from MP 11 on.. I think MP-10 has plenty of releases so far, and is still the gold standard in Masterpiece figures..
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby ltivey » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:15 am

Have you seen the price of masterpiece bumblebee in toys r us uk, its silly money. bring on the re-release. Also need Prowl and Smokescreen re released
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby skywarp-2 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:39 pm

I'm hoping for a release of the Conehead jets too. Hopefully they get a larger run then the first batch! Have to take out a 2nd mortgage to get just 1 online anywhere!!
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby wilcosu35 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:27 pm

Sorry for nerco-ing this, but i just noticed something. I was looking around for a more specific release date for the MP-22 reissue, since he's coming up (still haven't found anything better than "january"). I noticed on his lower legs, the inner portion of them is entirely red, whereas the original had blue paint there, with white paint just below the knee, if i believe correctly.
Do you guys think this is just a bad photo of a poorly painted proto or will he have differently coloured legs?
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby Cyberpath » Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:04 pm

wilcosu35 wrote:Sorry for nerco-ing this, but i just noticed something. I was looking around for a more specific release date for the MP-22 reissue, since he's coming up (still haven't found anything better than "january"). I noticed on his lower legs, the inner portion of them is entirely red, whereas the original had blue paint there, with white paint just below the knee, if i believe correctly.
Do you guys think this is just a bad photo of a poorly painted proto or will he have differently coloured legs?


According to TakaraTomy Mall the MP-22 reissue is due January 27, 2018.

That's just the old stock photos. And fixed on the revamped Takara website --

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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby nycPrime » Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:58 pm

I was so tempted to get the UM reissue but decided to be good and passed. Hope I don't regret it =(
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby wilcosu35 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 9:05 pm

@Cyberpath: Thank you very much for the info, i was a bit worried.
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Re: TakaraTomy Transformers Masterpiece Reissues

Postby william-james88 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:53 pm

nycPrime wrote:I was so tempted to get the UM reissue but decided to be good and passed. Hope I don't regret it =(

I have a feeling this will eventually be released by hasbro. he's a prominant character (movie character at that) and has no licensing. Sounds ripe for release.
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