MP-08 Masterpiece Grimlock to be re-released

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Red leader, May 18, 2011.

  1. Red leader

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    Got a solicitation through today that the Takara Tomy MP08 Grimlock is getting a re-release - top news for those who havent got him, no firm release date other than this year but that makes at least 3 MP's on the way before the end of 2011 :) 
     
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  2. Waverider

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    Sweet! This is good news to those who missed out. IMHO the Takara release is much better than the Hasbro release.
     
  3. Blackout32

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    I am assuming this is a Takara release right cause you didn't say. If it was the Hasbro version I know I would get it cause its cheaper then the Takara 1 by far.
     
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    I thought MP-08 was the indication that it's Takara?
     
  5. Red leader

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    sorry, bad habit :)  edited it to show its the Takara version.
     
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    missed out on both releases but if he's not the same or cheaper than what Grims is goin for on ebay then i'm not all that excited :p 
     
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    o_O  again? TakaraTomy sure loves to milk a mold, eh?
     
  8. Waverider

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    What do you mean again? They're just re-releasing it? It's not like it's a 7th repaint or something.
     
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    ^As far as Takara goes, this was released 3 times prior. This being the 4th...:sly2: 
     
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    Actually still 2 for me. I don't count re-releases with gimmicks/repaints. :) 
     
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    They have to, especially with the MP molds, as the molds are very costly to create to begin with. As with the Alternators line, reuses of the molds are simply expected.
     
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    Wonder if there's any chance this will have the orange energo sword from the King Grimlock repaint? I'd upgrade just for that alone!
     
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    Man.... I'd love a G2 MP Grimlock! Make it happen Takara!
     
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    How much was he on the first release?
     
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    Well, this is one of my favorite all time figures, so if you haven't gotten him, get him. However, I do like the Hasbro version slightly more.
     
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    Thanks for the info Red Leader, keep us posted when a price surfaces! :thumbs2: 
     
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    £100 for the takara release is well worth it IMO.

    If I hadn't got the first release, or bought the Hasbro version then I would look at picking this up.
     
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    Awesome hopefully it will be towards the end of the year, then I will be able to afford them this time around!
     
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    The Takara release is worth it just for the sharper teeth and claws.

    Hmmm wonder if this re-release means the'll announce a new MP Grimlock mold after everyone buys one...:ev: 
     
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