Takara Henkei Ultra Magnus exists!

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  1. UltimusPrime

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    Takara Henkei Ultra Magnus exists. I have one en route and will be sharing detailed pictures with comparisons to Classics Ultra Magnus when he arrives.

    He features a entirely different paint scheme / apps and has the same chroming applications as Optimus Prime / Convoy.

    I look forward to sharing this treasure with the community shortly.

    This marks my 3rd unreleased / Prototype figure I have acquired (Leadfoot , Nemesis Prime).

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    That's good to know. The pic that's shown, is that Henkei UMagnus or still enroute?

    On other hands, I got excited from the title thread thinking it was TTomy mass release, agrrrr. I was thinking to acquire another one until I saw the price on Ebay which is kind out of my reach for the moment. My current one is display as City Commander and now I want another one as his normal classic self.
     
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    That is a pic of the one on his way to me.
     
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    Neat catch! His color scheme looks more convincing as Magnus than the Classucs version. Two questions:
    1) How much did it cost?
    2) Do you have City Commander, and if so, do you plan on displaying him in it?
     
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    Ah, so it's an unreleased prototype from the Henkei Henkei! line? Odd that it never saw a release; it would have driven down the price of Classics UM by quite a bit, I'd imagine. XD As far as City Commander goes, would be a shame to cover up Henkei UM almost entirely with add-on armor.
     
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    1. I will answer that question when I get him in hand.

    2. I own City Commander and the Classics Ultra Magnus already. I happened upon this figure by accident.

    I will be doing comparison pics of him and Classics Ultra Magnus as well as pics with the City Commander Trailer when I receive him.
     
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    Is it a KO? just curious, not challenging or calling you out, but it was never mentioned, as far as we all know about the existence of a Henkei UM release... regardless, that looks nice! It could be just like the unreleased prototype 'Wonderfest Nucleon Quest' Black Convoy... :) 
     
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    I have never seen a KO in this deco or with Chroming like all of the other Henkei Figures.

    Would be one hell of a KO if it was.
     
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    Well, the KO CHMS Seekers retain the chrome of their Henkei counterparts, at least and I'm thinking the KO KOLD Convoy does too, so KOs retaining Henkei chrome is hardly uncommon (hell, two of the Seeker KOs were entirely chrome, if I remember correctly).

    Did the canceled Wonderfest Black Convoy include chrome? I don't recall it doing so.

    Anyways, I'm very curious to see pics of this thing too. Since no one's ever heard or seen this before, I'm thinking it's possible its a very well-done custom or a KO of some sort (no offense), but hey if it's legit, that's cool and I'd be more interested to know why Takara never followed through.

    Was there any further light shed on that blue Henkei Bumblebee that randomly showed up and no one knew where the hell that came from? This Magnus, if legit, could end up along those lines.
     
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    Never saw a KO with white legs. They are not painted they are formed White plastic. The Copyright is on the legs.

    I added more pics.
     
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    Aye, I saw this on eBay earlier and I figured it to be a KO. I'm still not convinced it's legit.
     
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    did any type of documentation come with it?

    it's kinda hard to back up a claim as a proto without any paper trail at all, and nobody having any knowledge of this things existence.
     
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    We will have more definitive answers when the time comes.

    I will keep everyone updated. Also the KOLD Convoys do not have Chroming on the Grills from the pictures I have seen.
     
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    When you are done playing with it send it to....

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    Nice score!!!
     
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    He does not :eek: 
     
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    Nice Ultra magnus though. I don't think I'd bother putting him in the CC armor because of the white legs. It could look cool but I love how FP highlights the details on the sides of his legs by slotting them into his boots.
     
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    I'm in the same boat.
     
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    If it's bogus it will be missing some ratchets in the body - it seems to be legit as it's not the KOLD mould you usually see it's got the proper head.
    But bogus or not I still like it a lot. It's especially nice for City Commander - I suspect it's either legit or it's a new mold based on the new version comming out that has Ankle tilts and a different grill - that ones has a decent head so with the vintage parts in it still it could pass as a legit mould.

    But if that is not the case I'd say it's what it pre-ports to be.
     
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    Man, he needs some paint for his eyes.

    But legit or not, he looks pretty awesome. I love the white and teal Optimus look. I wish they'd bring it back...
     
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    I have my doubts on this as well. I hope it is legit so you did not get ripped off but id not touch it with out some documentation to back up the claims about it.

    I will be interested to see more info on this.
     
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