If movie Prime had been a Kenworth instead of a Peterbilt

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  1. Gatchaman

    Gatchaman Well-Known Member

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    Wasn't exactly sure where to post this so this seemed like as good a place as any. I was in TRU picking up some Thomas stuff for my son and wandered down the aisle with the trucks and other vehicles and then I saw it. It's a fastlane 1:43 mighty hauler kenworth tractor trailer. It's diecast and plastic and has some chrome and is nice enough, but this particular one's paint scheme bears more than a passing resemblance to movie Prime and it has a matching trailer to boot! I took some pics of it w/some other similar sized movie primes for your viewing pleasure.

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    compared to hftd deluxe Prime:

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    compared to Trans Scanning Optimus Prime:

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    I think it scales very well with Trans scanning Prime, a little narrow for hftd though.

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  2. Computron34

    Computron34 Butt + Hurt = TF Fans

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    That's actually pretty nice looking. Wonder where they got the inspiration from? :) 
     
  3. G60Force

    G60Force World Smallest Mini-Con

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  4. Gatchaman

    Gatchaman Well-Known Member

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    The pics don't quite do it justice, it looks really good w/the trans scanning OP. I'm sure it's just a coincidence... ;) 
     
  5. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Hey, it's Rhino from MASK.
     
  6. Gatchaman

    Gatchaman Well-Known Member

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    Ha, you're right, I guess Optimus would've been Rhino if he'd scanned a Kenworth...
     
  7. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Shocking resemblance.
     
  8. alfred p. sloan

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    I was working at kenworth in 2005/06/07 and would have loved to had Prime as a W900.

    That said, i like the 379 just as much
     
  9. Voiceroy

    Voiceroy Trans-fo-mahs!

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    Not the first toy manufacturer to do this. Here's another one I've seen at Big Lots:

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  10. Jlogano20

    Jlogano20 Speed Gunner

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    wait HFTD DELUXE Prime?????
     

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