Just Opened Animated Leader Ultra Magnus A Couple Of Days Ago.........

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  1. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    Finally got around to opening this guy and all I can is is WOW......Just WOW. :bowdown:  :thumbs2:  :rock  :jawdropper: 

    I picked up a 2nd Leader UM (to open and mess around with.) at tru during their $19.99 sale and I also had a $5 off coupon.

    I used to think that Animated Leader Megatron was my favorite leader-class figure from the Animated line but, now it's UM......HANDS DOWN. He makes the leader Megs figure seem small and flimsy. Not to mention the fact that he's armed to the teeth with tons of hidden guns. GREAT figure!!

    Animated Leader UM is now one of my favorite TFs of all time from any line. Does anyone out there love this figure as much as I do? Who is your favorite Leader figure from the Animated line?

    Thanks for looking and/or posting!!
     
  2. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    i have magnus my self along with all the other leaders minus the magnus repaint.

    i think shadowblade megs is my fav, im a sucker for a black repaint.
     
  3. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    megatron is still my favorite, but um is one of the best from any series too
     
  4. *Soundwave*

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    As far as looks, Megatron wins for Animated.

    But for playability, UM wins Animated.
     
  5. Dom

    Dom TFA Supporter

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    He is a brilliant bot. Liked the mold of him and Megs so much I bought the repaints. Just pray we get more TFA stuff some day.
     
  6. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    I love my magnus. I think he should've gotten a Powered Convoy repaint instead of the crappy Roadbuster repaint he got. It's a good idea in concept, but the blue head and hammer ruins it.
     
  7. rustyshark

    rustyshark G1 FTW

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    its definately one of my fav figures
     
  8. Dally

    Dally Decepticon

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    Animated Ultra Magnus is awesome! But I think I like Leader Bulkhead just a little bit more. I don't have Leader Megatron yet, so I can't comment on him.
     
  9. *Soundwave*

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    IMO, Megatron's transformation is a little TOO simple.
     
  10. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    At least as far as design and appearance goes, he's definitely my favorite Animated leader. I do have to admit that I like Bulkhead's transformation more, though (and Megatron's sound chip - love that evil laugh). But in the looks and features departments, Magnus wins hands down.
     
  11. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    i have small quibbles with UM, but it is the best TFA figure i own thus far.
    will have to re-evaluate after i snag a SB Megs and a Dlx. Jazz.
     
  12. Vampiros

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    I have him and he's so Epic. There's suddenly an influx of TFA UM's on clearance in our local TRU's and god bless those people who now finally have him. He's hard to come by in our place.
     
  13. Valkysas

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    I like megatron and bulkhead more. magnus is so close to greatness, but he has these stupid flaws that ruin it.

    he can either look down, or up. you cannot position his legs to stand straight and look forward. his shoulders are stupid, and make posing him in any decent way almost impossible. the hammer pegs into his hand too high on the handle, so it's always bumping into his shoulder armor.

    it's very annoying.
     
  14. Transquito

    Transquito Reach For The Light TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think that Magnus is highly overrated. And hes lack of heels is a freaking pain at times ...
     
  15. Dally

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    All of these reasons are why I prefer Bulkhead. Had they been fixed then Ultra Magnus may have been my favorite.
     
  16. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Posability issues with TFA Ultra Magnus don't really bother me. Some of the other characters like Swoop or Prowl and Jazz need that posability a lot more, because dynamic poses are what they are all about.

    Magnus pretty much just has to stand there and be awesome.
     
  17. Kowane

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    my favorite leader of the tfa line would have to be bulkhead. He's loads of fun but UM comes in a very very close second. Megatron looks awesome... but his transformation is just so simple and boring :/ I'd have to say Blurr is my favorite of the whole line though :D 
     
  18. MrMark

    MrMark Minifigure

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    He's great I got mine from Kapow Toys (US Import)last year. It's a pity Hasbro UK didn't release the show colours version instead of the shelf warming (even at half price )RB Magnus.
     

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