First look at MPM Optimus Prime?

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  1. artimus prime

    artimus prime Collector of Multiple TF Lines

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    Yes, you can pull the paint from the marker and airbrush it on for a flawless finish. Unfortunately with the grill, even getting it chromed for real will lead to scrapes and damage. That's just the nature of where it's applied.
     
  2. KayODave

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    So where might one find that marker?
     
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    I got my Takara MPM-4 in-hand yesterday. Out of the box it's almost fine in truck mode, so I imagine a few of the modifications suggested here and elsewhere and he'd be just fine whenever I bother to transform him back. That aside, he's really nice. Transformation was complex but fluid for me; unlike MP-36, I wouldn't mind doing it again. My only real annoyance is that the head's on a swivel instead of a ball joint, which calls back to early post-reboot MPs making that frustrating decision as well. I don't care if Prime never really tilted his head in any of the films, I at least want the option of doing it myself. The only place I find the lack of silver unfortunate is on the gun.
     
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    I just filled out the form on the website and a day or two later I got an email back from. I have then just been responding to their email.
     
  5. artimus prime

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    I got mine from hobbytown USA but it's readily available on Amazon for $10-15 depending on what size you get. I got the 2mm for $10 and the 4mm for just under $15. There is a 1mm also available.
     
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    alt-mode is 90% good so i am fine :) 
     
  7. John TheDestroyer

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    I'm already wondering how he'll scale with Mpm 5 Barry. ;) 
     
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    I'll guess that is the same size as bee, wich means both they'll scale correctly with the commander.
     
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    No.
     
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  10. John TheDestroyer

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    Yes.
     
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    Yea, Bee is slightly too tall. Or rather, Optimus is too small. The only way to get Optimus to be tall enough relative to Bee is to extend his hips (which is inaccurate and ugly). If a KO company wants to hit big, they should upsize him by about 10%. That'd be perfect.
     
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    Bee is perfect!!!
     
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    Hes imo not a masterpiece. The alt mode isnt accurate bot mode uses faux parts, more than mpm4.
    Meh, it doesnt bother me at all. I dont like having prime that big unless its mp21 and mp10 together.

    And the hips are better extended.

    Yep, and prime too.
     
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    Not even 10 percent I think. Maybe 6 or 7 percent.
     
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    I wasn't arguing whether or not he's a masterpiece. I was arguing whether or not he scales. And he does.
     
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    Do you have MPM04 yet?
     
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    Yep had him since august, been posting about him since august

    Here he is in all his hip extended glory
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    Heres a right side up pic.
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    Ideally, I'd like to see Barry about 5 inches tall to scale correctly with Prime, but for the sake of consistency, he probably should and will be the same size as Bee. I'm just so excited to get a quality Barricade! Both MPM Bumblebee and Optimus Prime are easily the best transformers I own.
     
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