RID Optimus Prime Question

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  1. Shadowbreaker

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    Ok, years ago I bought a robot toy at Wal-Mart. I didn't get into Transformers yet. Then when I became a transfan on the internet, I been wondering if this toy may actually be RID Optimus Prime.

    His chest paint is metallic, and is terribly flaky,(Which I think I will fix) His front cab in vehicle mode has Japanese symbols and CYBERTRON on it.

    And to boot, FIRE CONVOY is on the wheels. Also, the other wheel broke, which if I recall was a problem with the US version.

    And if my bad memory recalls, he was in a blue box. Though that might not be right, so...

    Anyway, what is it? Regular US version? Knockoff?
     
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    It sounds like RiD prime but one with some rather bad QC.
     
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    Sounds like the regular US version to me.
     
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    I would, but my camera is taken for the moment.

    But so far, 2 votes for the US version, so I'm guessing it's that.
     
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    Also, when you say a wheel has broke, has the tyre split?
     
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    Does it have any electronic sounds?
     
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    It has to be if it says 'Fire Convoy' since thats the japanese name for RiD Optimus.
     
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    Was it in this kind of blue box?
    http://www.unicron.us/tf2002/boxpix/optimusprime.wsparkplug.jpg

    If so, it MIGHT have been a US Optimus Prime someone repacked into an Armada Leader Prime box. It's not a common event with Transformers, but toy repacking does happen.
     
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    I think it's the official US version, then.

    It definatly not a repacked one in an Armada box. Also, I think I remember seeing RID Ultra Magnus there, too. But I only got one. :( 

    Thanks everyone! Now to restore it! Fix the tire, paint the chest, fix the broken hinge......

    Yes, my RID prime is that messed up.
     
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    ^ Well, try and find a newer version from eBay..:D 
     

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