I found Movie Ops for 5 bucks!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by rapid_fire, Mar 22, 2011.

  1. rapid_fire

    rapid_fire TFW2005 Supporter

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    At Value Village, $4.99, I was like.. no way, he's gotta be broken, but no, he's mint and complete! (I believe)

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    I always wanted this guy, but couldn't afford him when he was out, and I hated the battle damage version.

    OK, but I gotta question. How on earth do you turn him into a truck? I can't figure out his chest at all. I ended up popping the little red flippy firewall/abs pieces out of their sockets, and even that didn't help. I just don't know where to put them, or how they are suppose to go. The little blue pieces with the flames on them is a pain in the ass too.
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    Now that is a good deal.
     
  3. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movies Fan/Supporter

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    Damn your so lucky.....:( 
     
  4. Saberfrost01

    Saberfrost01 元ロボ ダイユーシャ

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    And to think I paid £20 for mine.
     
  5. Stryker055

    Stryker055 Josh Boyfriend

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    Optibotimus's review should help you with the transformation (transformation from robot to truck starts at around 13:22).

    But that is an amazing deal, right there.
     
  6. starscream-99

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    Very nice find. He's a great figure.
     
  7. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry, you're supposed to do that for transformation.

    Yeah, if you can't make heads or tails of it on your own, definitely seek a video review or two. It's quite intricate.

    Great deal!
     
  9. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    Dang, that's a great deal.
     
  10. rapid_fire

    rapid_fire TFW2005 Supporter

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    thanks so much for the links to the transformation, I havn't checked them yet, I'll play with him tonight after dinner sometime, but that will help a ton! I forgot about youtube :p 

    Man this guy is cool, SOO much neater then the first version. Looking at the robot mode, its hard to believe it even transforms into a truck!
     
  11. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Now the secret is out....thrift shops will be overrun by collectors....:D 
     
  12. jru42287

    jru42287 With great power...

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    I've never even heard of a Value Village lol. I'd take another one for $5 though! I love that figure and his intricateness. Plus, with how bad the DotM stuff has been looking, it seems like that mold is going to be the definitive movie Prime for years to come.
     
  13. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    Great find considering it's complete and for that price.

    Much better than the last one I found. Compared to yours, mine looks more like a Prime skeleton, but it was only a dollar and I needed the head (and was glad to see the electronics still worked too) for a custom project:

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    But I actually have two others still in the box. One was a birthday present from the parents, and the other I got on clearance for $10.

    You're a mite late, mate:

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-toy-discussion/377488-thrift-store.html

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/trans...369086-best-thrift-store-yard-sale-finds.html

    http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/transformers-toy-discussion/363092-thrift-store-finds.html

    Thrift stores are my favorite place to look for TFs. My hauls/collections thread is full of cheap thrift finds.

    It's a franchise:

    Value Village - Good deeds. Great deals.

    I found a couple TF junkers at a Value Village last week, along with a Movie Prime helmet. But passed on them -- just didn't have any use for them, and they weren't in good shape anyway.
     
  14. Megatronwp38

    Megatronwp38 Megatron? Is that you!?!?

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    Nice deal! I went to a show a few months ago and a guy sold me a ROTF leader Prime AND Jetfire complete for $15! Gave it to my step-son.
     
  15. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    Holy crap.
     
  16. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    got mine for $1 at goodwill missing a couple parts, i would gladly have paid 4 more to get the rest lol. a member is supposed to be selling me the extra bits though
     

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