Takara Prime AM-01 Optimus Prime

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  1. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Just to get the ball rolling...

    Despite the outrageous lack of paint apps and the fact that stickers look tacky on modern figures (the feet are quite insulting: if you're going to cover grey feet with black stickers, why not mold them in black right from the start? I ended up removing them this morning), the Arms Micron saves the day.

    I've always liked Targetmasters and this one is pretty cool. Still, I would have preferred a color-matching one as the purple looks a bit of place. I like the fact that you can combine several weapons and that you have several mounting options on the figure (9 different ports in alt mode).

    So, far from a must have. But if you're like me and collect Optimus Prime figures...

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  2. Agent Adam

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    The micron does look pretty nice. Hopefully there will be an easy way to get them seperate from the figures in the future.
     
  3. LogicalLuke

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    Can't you order them from BBTS?
     
  4. mx-01 archon

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    The individually packed Arms Microns are something else entirely.
     
  5. LogicalLuke

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  6. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Well, the 4 figures shown on the box are nothing like the ones we've seen packed with figures so far.
     
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    I don't keep up with the gimmick/omg super-duper excluusiiive import figures much.:wink:  Never was my thing and don't see the big deal as I'd rather have show/character specific type weapons (Headmaster or targetmasters excluded for obv. reasons).
    I don't like this version of Prime Prime but it's colors do look a lot better.
     
  9. SydneyY

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    I agree, I see no point of those black stickers for his feet.

    After Ratchet, I find the lack of stickers on Prime almost boring. I really am enjoying this series much more than I thought. I haven't Hasbro version of this figure, and I liked the toy itself. He looks a bit gangly but transforming and posing him is quite enjoyable.

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    I attached the Micron on the back of the cab.
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  10. Stepper

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    Little shockwave sure look cute
     
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    aside from the feet and shins, what other decals are there?
     
  12. megatroptimus

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    Lights, faction symbols... I think that's it.
     
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    Kind of disappointing really
     
  14. Shatterpoint

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    This figure is really growing on me, I kinda want to get the version that comes with the Pinpointer repaint.
     
  15. Dinobots Rule

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    i see alot of pics of this guy but cant really tell, so to those that own him are the clear plastic parts darker than the hasbro version??
     
  16. TCracker

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    The clearer plastic is darker than Hasbro's. So is the red and blue plastics.
     
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    thank you :thumb 
     
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    Compare to the FE version,this AM Optimus Prime is sure disappointing
     
  19. Shin Densetsu

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    This is a big reason why the AM releases are still better than the Hasbro ones...but moreso with Decepticons and voyagers than the Autobot deluxes. Optimus looks really good.
     
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    Some of the Hasbro RID figures look better because they come with pre paint job compare to the sticker
     

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