Premium Prime Blade revealed

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  1. littleiron

    littleiron Little I.N.S.A.N.E IroN

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  2. Monkey-Hands

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    Is this going to be officially released?
     
  3. NothingHead

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    Damn, it really looked like Premium Prime was going to get a new head. I may pass after all..
     
  4. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    EDIT: The 2-stage, slide out silver sword with the sheath is Hasbro's from Premium Optimus Prime. It attaches onto the arm where the missile launcher was.


    The one-piece clear blue sword is the Asian TFClub custom.

    Yeah, the sword is from Premium Optimus Prime (not the Prime pictured there).

    Erm, the sword is from Premium Optimus Prime, but the Prime figure there is just Nightwatch Optimus Prime.

    As far as we know, Premium Prime will have either a new or a retooled head.
     
  5. Ra88

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    Methinks the Opaque is the custom made blade that occasionally pops up on Ebay.

    And that's a VERY nice sword. If the head and paint of the Premium figure itself are good enough I might consider getting that after all as well.
     
  6. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    hmm seems i've been falling behind on stuff...this is all new news to me
     
  7. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    I think you need to clarify that the transluscent blue sword that doesn't attach as a gimmick is the asian TFClub custom, while the more one with the slide-out extending blade is Hasbro's.

    You should also remove the last attachment where the Nightwatch Prime toy has the TF Club blade, or people will be confused :) 



    There we go, the clear blue sword is the custom, while Hasbro's is the opaque one. Another clue is it actually utlises the toy's gimmick, while the custom blue one doesn't
     
  8. Sso02V

    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    okay, so it's established that the blade is apparently legit, but why is it on Nightwatch Prime? Product demo maybe?
     
  9. Tell_Story

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    Unfortunately, I don't think Premium Prime's blade is going to look half as good as this custom.
     
  10. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    No, somebody probably swiped the sword (since it's easier to pocket than the entire Premium Optimus Prime toy) from a factory or somewhere. Hasbro's photos suggest it will have more paint on it.

    The more complex blade that slides out is Hasbro's. The Energon-like clear blue blade is a custom.
     
  11. Foster

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    I like the Premium blade better. It's longer. :D 
     
  12. timshinn73

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    I have the clear orange custom blade.

    I like it better.
     
  13. edicius

    edicius I need a drink.

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    Nice...but not reason enough for me to buy another Leader Prime.
     
  14. Prisoner1138

    Prisoner1138 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Meh, the custom looks better. Plus it's actually the right color. This would have been fine if it was what they released leader prime with in the first place, but if they're trying to make a $40 toy more accurate so people buy a 2nd and 3rd, why not make the blade color right as well?
     
  15. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Because the sword was metal coloured, but glowed orange with energy.
     
  16. tusko

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    It looks too pointy for a North American release. I've lost an eye just looking at it.

    I would like one, not having any other version of the leader Prime.
     
  17. Foster

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    It's probably as bendy as the swords on my Titanium Cheetor I just opened.
     
  18. Fit For natalie

    Fit For natalie tfwiki nerd

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    Plus it appears to slide out of the sheath, so it would retract if enough force were applied
     
  19. JazzIsBack

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    any word on when itll be released?
     
  20. Basketball Jones

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    Personally, I just superglued an X-Acto knife onto Leader Prime.
     

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