Masterpiece Optimus vs Starscream

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  1. HaSteveHa

    HaSteveHa Well-Known Member

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    is the MP starscream box supposed to be bigger then the MP optimus box? I bought both off of ebay, is there a way I can tell if they are Knock offs, or the real Master Piece figures?? Thanks!
     
  2. Valkysas

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    there are no actual KOs of them. there's some smaller KOs that use various parts of prime's design, but thats it.
     
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    Nerdling Plastic Crack Addict

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    I don't think they've made any KO's of these yet. It would take too much time and I'm sure the bootleggers would color them so bad people wouldn't buy them.

    Here's a box size comparison pic.

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    Just out of curiousity, how much did you pay for these?
     
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    To have that Ultra Magnus and Convoy with Trailer... :( 
     
  5. Samana Rombuca

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    It's called $$ down the woozah. And sticking to the line and scraping us cash. Boy, I guess once you have em, you don't even remember how fortunate you are!
     
  6. Lord Of Tetris

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    ^^^A simpler, cheaper answer to getting the Prime with trailer is to get one of those $20 truck toys and taking its trailer. I saw an Optimus Prime trailer at Comic Con...I don't know if it's official or not, but I balked at the $70 price.

    From what I can see, the official MP-04 trailer is just a scaled-up G1 trailer with a slightly more complicated opening mechanism. You're not missing much by just getting any truck toy from the bargain bin at Target.
     
  7. Tekkaman Blade

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    Actually it's a scaled up Ths-02 trailer with places for the weapons to be stored. The scaled up G1 version is a Custom that was sold on ebay. However the custom does come with roller while the Mp-04 version doesn't.
     
  8. HaSteveHa

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    man, the mp-04 and ultra magnus look awesome! I just started my collection.Do you have yours open?
     
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    waiting for walmart starscream :) 
     
  10. HaSteveHa

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    do you guys think the price for the masterpieces will eventually go down as time passes? How much is an ultra magnus worth?
     
  11. benzo

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    ultra magnus is very rare and if you do find him make sure you have a very deep wallet.
     
  12. cannabisprime

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    I would have to say that with the exception of MP05 (which is being re-released), I don't see the others going down in prices any time soon. Ultra Magnus as far as I know hasn't been selling for the ridiculous markups that Prime (MP01 and MP04) and Megatron have been; however, UM has been selling with an average $50 premium ever since he was released. :peoples: 

    UM is rare, but you don't necessarily have to shell out a lot for one; I scored my MIB MP02 for about $90 (after shipping, commissions) on YJ Auctions.
     
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    No they will go up in value. These are the ones that Tf fans will be after years from now. There are very few transformers that get the level of hype as these have gotten. Prime made Wizards toy of the year. That never happens with a transformer.
     
  14. pcsguy88

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    Grabbed my MP-02 MISB for $110 on Ebay in March, well after his release. He is worth every penny!

    I don't think MP's will ever drop in price. They might not increase in value after the movie hype dies down, but they certainly will not come back down. The clearance aisle at Walmart is your best bet for any discounted US MP releases. I paid $50 for my 20th Anv Prime and $30 for my DVD Prime there.
     
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    Wrong on both counts.
     
  16. Wingsbr

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    Yep. I got my dvd prime after christmas at target this past year for 20 on clearance. Kicking myself for not picking up 2 of them. O well, live and learn. Hopefully I can get a couple of wm ss mp on clearance this year.
     
  17. HaSteveHa

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    what is the best trailer to get mp-01 optimus? and how much should it run?

    Thanks
     
  18. Wingsbr

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    I got a justittoys trailer for 59.95. It doesn't transform though. =(
     

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