Looking for Masterpiece Optimus Prime Trailer....

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  1. JediTray

    JediTray aka User897

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    Hello everyone,

    I know this has probably been done to death, but I would like to know where I can find a trailer for my 20th Prime. I want one that opens and has the roller in it, and allows Prime to stand in it, etc. I know we've all seen the pics, but I haven't the slightest clue where to obtain one. The closest I got to getting exactly what I want is at KOOL TOYZ, which has been sold out of this particular item for a YEAR now and the owner, Sheraz, has no update from the maker.

    I have seen the customs, I have seen the JustiToys that doesn't open.... Is there ANY hope of getting a transforming trailer in this scale?

    I'm not the local Transformers know-it-all, so I would appreciate any and all input on this.

    Thanks!

    -JT
     
  2. mineraljane

    mineraljane Gravity Hugger

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    There is a 'wants' section a few doors down on this forum. You may have luck there. I know one sold recently on these boards, so perhaps someone else will be listing one.

    I have this trailer and it's amazing. You definitely won't be disappointed if you find one!
     
  3. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    The same guy that made it is making a MP UM trailer, maybe he can help you get one as he posts on the boards.
     
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  5. JediTray

    JediTray aka User897

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    Crap. That means I am S.O.L. :mad 

    I'll either end up without a trailer altogether, or will have to sell a kidney.
     
  6. Backstop

    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    There is none on ebay?
     
  7. JediTray

    JediTray aka User897

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    I've only seen the non-transforming JustiToys version on eBay.

    -JT
     
  8. JediTray

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    Looks like my only chance is to get the MP-04. Trouble is, being disabled and having a very limited income makes purchases like that difficult. I'd have to scrimp and save, and a lot of times whatever I'm after is sold out by then.

    Anyway, if I do end up being able to get the MP-04, what online retailers do you guys recommend? Where did you find the best value, price, shipping cost, customer service, etc.?

    Please provide me with links and any other info you can.

    -JT
     
  9. payton34

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    I found a couple on Ebay. The first one is $225, shipping and all:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/TAKARA-MASTERPIECE-G1-OPTIMUS-PRIME-MP-04-MP-4-TRAILER_W0QQitemZ180313503519QQihZ008QQcategoryZ4696QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem


    This one, if you did buy-it-now, is $225 shipped as well but the starting bid is $160 and nobody's bid on it yet so you have a chance at getting it for $185 shipped:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/TAKARA-MASTERPIECE-G1-OPTIMUS-PRIME-MP-04-MP-4-TRAILER_W0QQitemZ110327790921QQihZ001QQcategoryZ4696QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
     
  10. unmc2001

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    Even though it is pricey I would recommend that you try to get it. The one transformer I have that I will never part with is my MP Prime and his trailer.
     
  11. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ebay:
    You probably won't find MP-04 for under $220 unless you get a lucky bid under that price on ebay. I scored mine on BBTS for $210 shipped, but that was back a few months ago when they were having a massive sale on everything and I believe they're now sold out.

    The be perfectly honest though, the MP-04 trailer isn't that nice. The only reason I got MP-04 in the first place was for the non-Hasbro OP figure as I couldn't rationalize getting a $300+ MP-01 (although $200 isn't much better). If you just want a OP trailer for the sake of having a "complete"-looking OP, you might be better off with the non-transforming aftermarket one. In my opinion it's much more convincing for the outside- matching trim and blue plastic to that on the cab, and the stripes along the sides of the trailer are actually blue instead of mostly white on MP-04.
     
  12. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    pfff... wheeljackslab, good luck my friend. You may as well go to vegas rather than buy from him, because it's a gamble.
     
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    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    I keep hearing this, but I've had nothing but good deals with him. The one time something did go wrong (got a KO ratbat) he fixed it immediately, no fuss, no extra cost, no problem.
     
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    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've had good experiences with wheelsjackslab. I didn't really understand his feedback though...

    "“Deep down, we are more like than unlike humans.” By Skids - GREAT BUYER A+"
     
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    I know the custom trailer maker.

    I am sure he is not going to manufacture that beautiful trailer anymore

    so try to find one from someone else.
     
  16. JediTray

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    Well, I hope I have a chance to grab an iGear trailer. It looks really nice! Hopefully when it goes up for pre-order, I'll catch it before it's too late!

    -JT
     
  17. JediTray

    JediTray aka User897

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    Does anyone have anything new about the iGear trailer? It's been quiet since March!

    -JT
     
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    Look at the top of the page, and there's a bunch of sponsors that sell TFs.
     
  19. JediTray

    JediTray aka User897

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    I received a reply from iGear about the IG-TF004 Trailer. They said it has been delayed and will go ahead with the IG-TF007 and IG-TF008 environments first.

    Dammit.

    -JT
     
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    when MP-4 is reissued in august, prices will come crashing down.
     

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