God Bomber, reissue or vintage?

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  1. Jingjing

    Jingjing Well-Known Member

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    Anyone who can tell by these pic's if this figure is vintage or a reissue?

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    Also, is it possible to attach a God Bomber figure to a regular US version Powermaster Optimus?
     
  2. Inikalord

    Inikalord Legal Binding Contracts

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    1. Im not all that sure

    2. theyre the exact same figure, so why not?
     
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    Mixmaster logh ghot SIS yoD TFW2005 Supporter

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    It looks mint. So it's likely it's the reissue.
     
  4. repair_bay

    repair_bay Scramble Power!

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    I'm not sure if you'd be able to attach the Godbomber arms to US PM Prime, since his fists don't retract. But it's worth a shot.
     
  5. destrongerlupus

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    Well it has the "closed" missile pods so it can't be a single-pack-vintage, but it could be a gift-set-vintage or (MUCH more likely) a Reissue

    D/L
     
  6. iron maniac

    iron maniac Help Uncle Sixshot, Help!

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    I have a vintage Jap God-Bomber and it does fit the US vintage version easily.
     
  7. Roanstalker

    Roanstalker Great Baan Gaan fan

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    The US Power Master Prime has some mold differences. The arms have less sculpting and the fists dont retract. The Reissue uses the japanese reissue's mold though.

    I dont think the fists have to retract to attach the arms.
     
  8. Inikalord

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    I know, but in general they are the same figure really.
     
  9. rework

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    They don't. I'm pretty sure I still have a vintage GB on a PM Prime on my display shelf. Been there since before the re-issue even came out.
     
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    If I had to guess, I would say the reissue.

    Everything should attach to the US G1 PM Prime, the only thing I am unsure of are the arms.
     
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    The arms do. They are the same length as Super Ginrai's arms when they are in trailer/base mode.
     
  12. saber san

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    This is the reissue one.

    The sticker on the arms of vintage god bomber does not have the white/grey lines.

    Only the reissue one has the white/grey lines on the stickers on its arms.

    It's really difficult to tell the diff between vintage God Ginrai and the reissue one. Even the copyright stamps on both the vintage one and the reissue one is the same. The only noticeable diff is actually the eyes of the small ginrai robot which I believe most will already know about it.

    I've seen sellers (my friends) actually claiming that they r selling vintage god ginrais where, in fact, only the cab is vintage and the rest, including the trailer and godbomber, r from the reissue one.

    So for those who r planning to purchase vintage god ginrais/god bombers, pls take note of this.
     
  13. combaticon164

    combaticon164 Warlord of Floriduh

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    Does the stamp say made in Japan or China?
     
  14. saber san

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    both vintage and reissue ones state "made in japan"
     

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