Is this legit? a Takara purple chrome primal?

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  1. G1_Cindersaur

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    yea, I think that's a legit figure, though I don't see the translucent shoulders as you mentioned o_O 
     
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    Its legit. Transmetal Primal was released in North America in Both purple and blue, purple being the more rare of the two.
     
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    the first one is the one i won..

    the second two are from another ebay auction...see the differences in fist and shoulder color?

    the one i am getting is 1/2 opague translucent and the 2nd one is not...especially the fists...
     
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    I've seen this variation on the US release but not on the Takara release. Are you sure they just didn't do some part swapping there?
     
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    The japanese figure has cybertron written on the chest, the US realease says optimus so if there. Was parts swapping that would be your indicater.

    Looking at the image in the thread it would appear that it was part swapped so you have officially bought a halfbreed.
     
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    This is what I was gonna say. Why someone would bother doing this I have no idea, but the evidence is there I guess.
     
  8. Death333

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    Custom color combination, aesthetic preferences. Which is all well and good until you decide to sell it and not be truthful and forthcoming.
     
  9. G1_Cindersaur

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    oh its not getting sold...it's going next to pink chrome bits armada predacon....
     
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    I think he was referring to the auction you linked. The description in that auction wasn't accurate.
     
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    i know that seller. he buys lots and lots of figures and resells them. hes not a hardcore collector that would know parts were switched.
     
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    maybe use it as a shatter glass primal?
    know its not what your asking and if anything, maybe just be an issue with lighting and camera. but still SG primal
     
  13. G1_Cindersaur

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    no i am happy with the item, i have been looking for a purple primal for years. i just was confused because the seller listed it as takara brand i was convinced that they never did a purple primal ...i knew hasbro had...and those fists look like the blue takara primal i have (same amount of tranlucent plastic )
     

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