Botcon 2012 SG Ultra Magnus

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  1. Agent Adam

    Agent Adam Well-Known Member

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    I was on the fence on this guy for a bit. I like the colors and his face is actually kinda neat. But that RtS Prime mold is too short! Luckily there's a "fix" for that, and I think I like him quite a bit now. ;) 

    And yeah, I know the wheels are not in their proper place in bot mode in some pics.. at least I do now. Didn't look at the instructions and this was my first experience with the mold.

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    The lightbox can't contain Shadow Bat!
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  2. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    You just increase the price of this guy....looks better in BT than G2 Prime...
     
  3. Agent Adam

    Agent Adam Well-Known Member

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    He does look a lot better with it than I thought he would. Glad I picked up BT to go along with it.
     
  4. theestampede

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    really want to see that head in solid colors.
     
  5. exclusacon

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    What does the BT look like on SG Optimus Prime?
     
  6. Agent Adam

    Agent Adam Well-Known Member

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    Haven't tried it yet. Don't think it will look all that great but eh, we'll see.

    (It's also worth noting that the Battle Tanker used here is the KO, not the original.)
     
  7. Josh

    Josh Comic Color-guy

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    im surprised how well BT meshes with this

    looks like a powered convoy!
     
  8. jay724

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    Wow it looks great with BT. I'll have to get the KO BT set
     
  9. MisterFanwank

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    Is it just me, or are SG repainted getting sillier? He looks like a damn clown.
     
  10. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    I like him but I do think they are wearing it thin on the whole SG already.
     
  11. vm-01

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    I think some Motormaster colors would have fit the SG theme better.
     
  12. Powersa

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    I like the new head, especially the clear parts. Although I can see people just don't like the mold/color/head/combination of things.

    I agree the SG implementation is poor. Magnus is blue. He's blue again in mirrored universe?
     
  13. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Normal/SG counterparts aren't necessarily different colors, i.e., Megatron, Galvatron, Octopunch. That's not the say the concept could have been better, but at least we also get a Diaclone deco out of this mold too.
     
  14. Cax6ton

    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    Yep, Shadow Bat is going to look really good with Scourge and a Battle Tanker :p 

    It looks like the existing BT set matches pretty well with Magnus, so even if a version is never made for him people could just use that one
     
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    Oh man that looks sweet, thanks for the pics Adam.
     
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    Yeah wow, Im pretty taken back by the BT add on him too. Amazing pictures ^^, Thanks for sharing!
     
  17. Max Rawhide

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    Initially I was looking forward to this: an Ultra Magnus in (the much better looking) Powered Convoy colors.

    And although these pictures do make him look better, I'm still not interested.


    With his skull-like head and his sword I think they should've gone for a Bludgeon inspired deco (or Animated Roadbuster Magnus) and make him some kind of Conan-character.
     
  18. SPLIT LIP

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    I'm glad he has a deco that's not just ripped-off from some totally unrelated other character like 99% of SG these days. At least Diaclone is still sort of a deco the character had, albiet briefly in a promo.

    Those Battle Tanker parts look hideous on him, though. Well, Battle Tanker is just hideous, but...
     
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    Looks good with the trailer. No need to buy another one then!
     
  20. PredaconTheKing

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    Thank You!
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