Energon UM- opinions wanted

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  1. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    I was reading up on Ultra Magnus at TFwiki, then TFU.info looking at the Energon release of him.

    His robot mode has an interesting look, though i am digging his alt more. add to it that by combining with other figures, he has a PM Prime vibe going. i like that feature.
    The wiki said he was released in the U.S. in limited numbers but Europe got tons of him. but a few trips to eBay and the Junkion should tell me of his availability.

    am interested in him, but before i start bidding on him, was wondering from someone who owns it just how good or bad it is.
    QC, paint, playability. how does it look in-hand. best idea for displaying him.

    i do hope that it's a better figure than that Armada Optimus Prime
     
  2. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Well-Known Member

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    The Armada Overload repaint ? Yeh it's nice bricky robot. The Mini-Con's quite cool aswell and the combined mode is decent as a huge set of guns :lol 
     
  3. Blitz.

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    he was a shelf warmer in the UK so I got him quite cheap (rather ironic given his rarity in the US and how the UK is often a shelf warmer dumping ground)

    As a toy He's cool about the same level of play as your typical G1 toy that came out towards the end.

    the combo with super pants prime however is awesome I've got UM with the repaints of prime and jetfire and its rather cool looking even if all it can do is stand up
     
  4. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    when you got guns that size, I don't think you need to move much =P
     
  5. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Personally I don't ever remember him shelfwarming in the UK and only ever saw him at Woolworths. But I had Overload already so I skipped him.
    But going by Overload he's one of my favourite figures. I love the Headmasterish thing of his Minicon combination, and he's a nice solid figure. All the combinations add play value and the gun platform mode is just a nice fan mode extra. And of course there was that old-skool transforming sound when you plugged his head on.
    Damn, now I'm really tempted to hit up my TF storage again and bring out Armada Optimus, Jetfire and Overload for mega combinationing.
     
  6. Ratchet2007

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    Gotta love big 'effin guns !

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  7. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    It's a nice deco and yes in the US it was rare. It was only in the first wave of Energon Ultras and not all areas got it. In fact I think it's the only Energon figure I never saw in store.
     
  8. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    Great figure, cost is a bit high on him thou. I like the magna convoy release or the costco release the best.
     

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