Help!!! Differences between MP-2 First Release and Recent Release?

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  1. Code

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    Help!!!

    Hi guys, are there any differences at all between these two?

    Also is there a way to tell if you have a first release versus re-release?

    Thanks!
     
  2. DanicusTF(cdn)

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    The main difference between the two is the fact that the reissued UM's headlights are installed upside down in vechicle mode. Other then that, the only obvious difference is that the box is now branded with Takara-Tomy, rather then just Takara. The origional release was out before the two companies merged.
     
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    As mentioned by DanicusTF(cdn), the logo is changed and moved and the front of the box.

    Takara logo in lower right = 1st release
    Takara-Tomy logo in upper right = 2nd release

    I've heard the paint chips easier on the 2nd release. QC issues and what-not. It's the upside down lights that are making me want to sell off my UM and go pick up the 1st release.
     
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    This is correct information. Also check out this link:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-toy-discussion/198304-reissue-mp-2-ultra-magnus.html
     

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