Favorite Optimus Primal?

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  1. jessecuster

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    Which mold is your favorite Optimus Primal, and why?


    If you have pictures, that would be great!
     
  2. Thundershot

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    As much as I would love to say Optimal Optimus, he's just too... clunky. If he didn't have all the electronics, he would have been a much better toy. So I'll probably say the TRU anniversary one that had the remolded head and face.
     
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    I only have Robomaster and Optimal Optimus and I have to say I like Robomaster the best. He just feels more like Primal and considering the maximals are supposed to be micromaster sized he can look in scale next to a lot of figures.
     
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    Telemocha by far. Transmetal Primal's pretty sexy looking with the blue chrome, if you're cool with chrome and blurring the line between robot and monkey. Primal Prime's deco is stunning, even if the mold is cumbersome.
     
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    I was always a fan of the original Ultra Primal mode. The 10th anniversary version one upped it with some tweaks.
     
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    Optimal Optimus, Just becuase it represents Primal at his most powerful.

    Plus that was the version of Primal Megatron stole for himself.
     
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    I only have Primal from season 1, and Optimal Optimus, from BW, so between those 2, I would say Season 1 Primal. As far as BM go, the only Primal figure I have is the Mcdonald's toy, which is actually more screen accurate than the official BM Primal toy.
     
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    Ultra Optimus Primal and almost all of his re-deco buddies. He's pretty cartoon accurate (or, the show is pretty toy accurate. Whatever). And he's got so many gimmicks packed into him it's like a party and everybody's invited! He's got a face mace! Let me say that again, a FACE MACE!
     
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    Time for same hate to fly at me, but the massive Beast Machines Primal wins it for me. He's just epic. I think he was called Air Attack Optimus or something.
     
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    Air Attack was an amazing Primal toy if not too big. To get somethign very similar yet smaller but not too small at all, Blast Punch Primal.
     
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    I have the original Primal and the transmetal. I love the transmetal one more. I think he is fun to transform and the blue chrome is sexy.
     
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    For me it goes in order:

    Ultra Optimus Primal (love the amount of weapons)

    Mega Transmetal (just something fun about a surfing gorilla)

    Optimal Optimas (I felt it could have been better)


    A(n) honourable mention goes to Bat Primal from the BW two pack with Gator Megs.

    Never managed to buy Air Attack so I can't speak on it's behalf.

    Not really fond of the deluxe BM mold.
     
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    They've all got their strengths and weaknesses for me...

    Bat: I have repurposed him as BW Soundwave. Look into your heart, you know it to be true.
    S1 Ultra: Gimmicky goodness.
    Transmetal: Screen accurate and nostalgic for me.
    Optimal: Probably my favorite of the BW ones, I love the look of the robot mode.

    BM Deluxe: Not a great Optimus toy, but a really good robot/monkey toy. Really fun.
    BM Mega: Don't have, but it looks like a good compromise between screen-accurate and a decent size.
    Air Attack: Accurate and huge.

    RM: Most screen accurate (and scale accurate!) version of S1 Primal,

    Honestly, I'd say I'm torn between RM and Optimal. They're very fun for very different reasons.
     
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    Telemocha Robomasters redeco. He's a fun, humble little Primal, about as accurate as physically possible.
     
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    Optimal Optimus is my favorite toy version of the character.
     
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    the ultra, non-Transmetal one
     
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    My favorites are Optimal Optimus and the Telemocha Robotmasters mold. I also like the Beast Machines "Blast Punch" Primal, even though that one has some seriously gimped arms.
     
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    the original toy was prolly the best, next to optimal optimus. his cybertron BWX version was a let down when i got it....
     
  20. Robogeek28

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    I absolutely LOVE the Telemocha version of Primal and am so sad I had to sell mine a couple years ago.:cry 
     

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