Transformers Masterpiece MP-41 DINOBOT Thread

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby dragons » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:23 am

fenrir72 wrote:Why all the ruckus? All the speculating..........just wait for the official JP PO in Amiami etc. Then start the bellyaching! :lol:



Big bad toy store have it listed for 245
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby fenrir72 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:14 am

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dragons wrote:
fenrir72 wrote:Why all the ruckus? All the speculating..........just wait for the official JP PO in Amiami etc. Then start the bellyaching! :lol:



Big bad toy store have it listed for 245


'memba when the Inferno mold was released? Same with IH etc. The intial SRP was waaaaaaaay out of there! Especially the local based importers. When the actual fig got PO'd, the prices went down. END. :-$
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby DecepticonFinishline » Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:30 am

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Sounds great! Still doesn't sound like proper, sound, justification for that particular price point. I know it's bigger than Primal, but WAAAAAY smaller than Magnus - even considering all these other features - and does not justify that price.

But like Magnus (and Inferno, apparently?) the price will probably go down.

Unfortunately, I am sick, and will get this no matter what. I just... Won't preorder it.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Sodan-1 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:26 pm

Motto: "Motive is a universal weakness."
It sounds like they're going all-out with Dinobot, which is great news and goes a way to justifying the price.


Marginally. :roll:
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Fires_Of_Inferno » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:47 pm

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If I'm going to spend that much money on a Transformers product, I'd rather do the $300+ for the BW Megatron statue with the Dinobot head on it.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Prime Target » Tue Nov 07, 2017 5:36 pm

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby shajaki » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:26 am

Motto: "A man who wants nothing is invincible."
First JP preorder price. 21000¥. >:oP

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Actar » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:39 am

Motto: "Love what you do, do what you love."
shajaki wrote:First JP preorder price. 21000¥. >:oP

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What site is that?
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby SbdunkT19 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:55 am

That would make it about 185 bucks...
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby wilcosu35 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 8:58 am

I suspect the price will go down a lot more.
I'm putting my preorder with HLJ as usual, and i'm not expecting preorders from them until he's been revealed in Figure King.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Ironhidensh » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:55 am

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I think I'll just wait for the KO. I know my wife really wishes she had with Megatron.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby shajaki » Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:53 pm

Motto: "A man who wants nothing is invincible."
Sorry, was at work and couldn't post much. This is from Big in Japan:

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Actar » Thu Nov 09, 2017 2:56 pm

Motto: "Love what you do, do what you love."
Thanks! I really like how every retailer is using the (illegally reproduced?) photographs from the Tokyo Toy Show pamphlet.

Seriously though, from what I understand, we will be getting a full reveal in a week's time. Keep your eyes peeled.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Corsair » Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:43 am

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Actar » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:02 am

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Insurgent » Sun Nov 12, 2017 5:33 am

This is the definition of masterpiece. I wan it so hard. But that price.......
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby wilcosu35 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:18 am

The only proper response to this


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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Ironhidensh » Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:27 am

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wilcosu35 wrote:The only proper response to this


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Yeah...,no. Hell no. I'd be willing to spend 150 on this, but nothing more.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Corsair » Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:06 am

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Emerje » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:39 am

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Ironhidensh wrote:Yeah...,no. Hell no. I'd be willing to spend 150 on this, but nothing more.

So not going to bite for the expected price of $185 (plus shipping)?

I feel like the box shouldn't be too big so he should ship for fairly cheap, too bad a lot of places won't let him ship SAL.

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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby SureShot18 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:19 am

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Must resist. Must resist. Price too high....

He looks really good but he looks off to me in certain aspects. I think I need to see some more pictures in better quality first. The face and head sculpt could be better and the proportions aren’t doing it for me as much as they should. Still looks great though and Dinobot truly got the Masterpiece treatment.

Eh I’ve got time to decide, at the price of $180-250 I probably won’t be able to get him till December 2018/January 2019. By that time he’ll only be available at $250. Or I could do some saving month by month until July. But of course there’s other stuff coming out before then. And then there’s the fact that MP Cheetor doesn’t quite have the hand feel I like...I’m so torn. :BOOM:
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Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece MP 41 Dinobot Fully Revealed

Postby william-james88 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:38 pm

Here it is, the biggest news of the year, the full reveal of Takara's Transformers Beast Wars Masterpiece MP 41 Dinobot.
The Japanese preorders are now out so we know the full MSRP for those ordering directly from Takara and it is 28,000 Yen. This is exactly what was initially reported. Of course, those wishing to import it themselves may be privy to retailer specific discounts however as you will see below, this is a big boy, one of the biggest Masterpiece figures yet, and the shipping for such a box could make the total cost a wash compared to what a local collectible stores are selling him at (which is around $250 USD).

Now onto this amazing reveal. Below you will see images of this beast of a figure showing a robot mode which looks like it seriously cannot transform. A shot of him with the previous Beast Wars Masterpiece figures shows he is scaled proportionally in robot mode, being more than a head taller than Optimus Primal. However, a shot of him in beast mode reveals that the scale of the robot mode was clearly the priority here. You will let us know what you think about that. A listing from Amiami gives us a full list of his accessories which can also be seen in a shot below. These, along with the electronics, might help answer for the high price of the figure. He includes a modular base which seems to be the first in a series, similar to what comes with the new Machine Robo figures. You will see no mention of a different set of eyes for the raptor mode but that is because the eye changing gimmick is probably similar to MP Grimlock's where the eyes are not a seperate piece that must be removed to be changed. The full list of accessories will be found after the images that were found on the Snakas blog (initially originating from a now removed Amazon Japan listing).

This figure is scheduled for a July 2018 release.

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Battery Type: LR44 Button Battery x2 (sold separately)

[Set Contents]
-Dinobot figure (1)
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-Dyno saber (1)
-Face (smiling) (1)
-Face (shouting) (1)
-Face (beam)
-Beam effect (1)
-Golden disc (1)
-Disc stand (1)
-Disc adaptor (1)
-Base adaptor (beast mode) (1)
-Base adaptor (robot mode) (1)
-Base A (1)
-Base B (1)
-Arm (1)
-Character card (1)
-Instruction paper (1)
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Quantum Surge » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:52 pm

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So delicious looking I am hungry for Clone One!
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby Octobotimus » Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:54 pm

as i expected, looks meh.
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Re: Takara Tomy Transformers Masterpiece Dinobot Thread

Postby EunuchRon » Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:36 pm

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Why so expensive? #-o
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