MP-01/04 BLACK Gun

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  1. Incepticon

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    Was there ever a black gun released for MP-01/04 Prime, or did that only come with MP-02 Ultra Magnus?

    The grey gun that came with Prime does the trick I suppose, but I'm sure I'm not alone in realizing it should be black. I only recently noticed that a black gun comes with UM, but obviously I don't want to buy that sorry excuse of a repaint just for one accessory.

    So... any advice where to find a black version for MP Prime? Like say, did someone such as JustIToys ever release one?

    Thanks.
     
  2. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    The first US Anniversary Optimus had a black gun, but blue paint on the inside for no apparent reason...
     
  3. viper2391

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    Yap I had that. Funny how toy companies never made it right or they intentionally did it to confuse the buyer and trick us into buying a repainted version of the same mould over and over and over again.
     
  4. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Trick us? Who's getting tricked? Repaints are simple to spot 99% of the time.

    And if you had that black gun, where'd it go? Or do you want an all-black gun sans the blue highlights?
     
  5. Omnius

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    The TRU-exclusive 20th (22nd?) Anniv Prime released in the UK this year had that same gun.
     
  6. Grimlock_13

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    Where was the blue paint on the grey gun? I've never noticed it on mine. I know you said on the inside, I'm just curious where it's located.
     
  7. Codimus Prime

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    I am also confused by that blue paint. I've watched the cartoon and the movie many times through looking for these mysterious blue markings!
     
  8. TJOmega

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    I said it was on the BLACK gun that came with the 20th Anniversary Prime, it's on the grey one as well but it works better with silver so you dont notice it... The inside I meant was on the inside of the back section of the gun.

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  9. Golgo-013

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    I don't mind the blue insert and the silver patch on the back is nice too. I like it better than MP-02's black gun mainly because the 20th aniv gun has a glossier finish instead of flat black.
     
  10. Abrogate

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    yeah I got the American black gun and never had a problem with it
     
  11. Grimlock_13

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    I'm a jackass....my eyes read the black, my brain interpreted grey. Don't mind me...move along, nothing to see here...
     
  12. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Jackass. :throw  j/k :D 
     
  13. ARTIMUS ONE

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    Hasbro's 1st Anni Prime - Black Gun

    Takara's MP Convoy- Grey Gun

    Hasbro's 2nd Release of Anni Prime - Blue Gun

    Takara's Ultra Magnus- Black Gun

    And there you have it.
     
  14. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    the initial run of hasbro's 1st anni also had the grey gun
     
  15. cuad

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    I simply spray painted the gun black. I have no clue if that was the smartest thing to do, but whatever.
     
  16. MasterOfPuppets

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    Okay here's the rundown of gun colours since none of them are 100% correct so far, I don't even know if mine will be.

    Hasbro 20th Anniversary Optimus Prime (2004) - Initial shipment, grey gun with blue and silver trim. Running change to black gun with blue and silver trim.

    Takara Masterpiece Convoy (2004) - Grey gun with blue and silver trim.

    Takara Masterpiece Ultra Magnus (2005) - All black gun (Dreamwave comic accurate).

    Takara Masterpiece Convoy Complete Edition (2006) - Grey gun with blue and silver trim, same as original.

    Hasbro 20th Anniversary Optimus Prime (2006) - Blue gun with silver and yellow trim (wtf indeed).
     

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