"OptiMEOW Prime" Came Today.......

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by GrimlockAutobot, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. GrimlockAutobot

    GrimlockAutobot Me No Bozo Me King!!

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    Ordered the red and blue version of Universe Voyager Leo Prime and it came today.....the mold is AWESOME especially in the red/blue/silver color scheme.

    Never owned this mold in any form before and I LOVE IT!! I believe that it is vastly underrated. Are there any other versions/color schemes for this mold besides the Target exclusive white version?
     
  2. Omega Charge

    Omega Charge Prepare for trouble...

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    the nemesis (black version) and the original brown and tan...i love the mold too...it gets a bad rap at time..but i love the bw era so anything that turns into an animal/critter has my vote
     
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    nemesis breaker....its the only one (to my knowledge) that actually roars
     
  5. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Never liked the mold...I can appreciate the Leo Prime color scheme though.
     
  6. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I picked one up the other day because it was cheap and I wanted the mold. Don't particularly like the red and blue colour scheme. To be honest I'm not fond of it as an Optimus-like character at all. Decent-ish arm articualtion but the leg articulation is utter crap. It's like the designers got down to the waist and just gave up on the bits below it.
     
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    Rewind Be Kind TFW2005 Supporter

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    I always hated the look of this sculpt but I decided to give this recent Target repaint a try and I ended up really liking the figure. He hangs out with my Brave toys and they get along just fine. :) 
     
  8. ersico

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    oh! wasnt there like a convention exclusive also that was red yellow and black
     
  9. katch26

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    Ratchet2007 Neither Here Nor There

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    Leobreaker roars
     
  11. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

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    Press the autobot crest to see his mouth open. In the first two versions of this mold this also has a roaring sound effect that was removed later. But its still a nice touch of character for what is left.

    Heck, even if you had the sound effect its powered by watch batteries. Which can be a little overpriced to replace.

    I have Dark leo Breaker. Universe Leo Prime (red blue), and so far three copies of the red and white leo prime.:rolleyes2 
     
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  12. katch26

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    so the original versions leo/nem roar but the newer ones dont? good to know
     

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