Takara Tomy Legends Trypticon

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  1. gjcv1408

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    Preorder it from hlj..Now for the shipping price..
     
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    I wonder if catapult could just be a mis-translation of the gimmick that launches Full Tilt?

    Edit: Google translate of JP language wiki specifically calls this an "aircraft catapult" which again, makes me think it's related to the launch gimmick.
     
  3. lord ginrai

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    It's listed as a separate part on the Takara Tomy mall site so I'm quite positive it isn't referring to a gimmick. Also カタパルト literally means catapult.

    We'll have to wait and see but I'm very curious what TakTom has in store for us.
     
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    Could anyone identify the catapult from the Hasbro one?
     
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    Going by the cost of shipping for the recent Fort Max or Metroplex, I'd say AE will charge around $75 to 80 to ship Trypticon . Yup.
     
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    Nice scale!
     
  9. lord ginrai

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    That looks an awful lot like the Hasbro release. The eyes look like they might be yellow but I think it's just a light reflection. I'm thinking this is probably just a tease and the actual toy will be revealed in one of the hobby magazines this month.

    Scale is awesome though! Great for those that own fort max or metroplex.
     
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    That last picture make me want even more.
     
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    Catapult is the thing that full tilt connects to on tryps chest I think.
     
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    And to think people were worried about this mold its articulation.

    I think it'll be capable to pulling off some neat poses, despite its bulk.
     
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    Glad to finally see a comparison shot with Metroplex. My biggest concern was that he would appear too small beside 'Plex.
     
  14. lord ginrai

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    Ah, if it comes off you're probably right!
     
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    And this is the money shot for me POed this guy at HLJ earlier and I can't wait for this guy in August....Wonder what the TT version will differ from the Hasbro version...
     
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    holy bee jebus! how big will the box be? i WANT IT!!!!
     
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    Definite money shot. I was already sold on this guy, but this just seals the deal for me.

    Please can a 3rd party company make loads of little weapons to attach to him in base/spaceship mode. I want him to have a full arsenal at his disposal.
     
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    COOL!! So then, leaning forward so his tail isn't draging on the ground like a 1940s donosaur he should just be maybe a little taller than Utopia, which is my Metroplex.
     
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    As posted and can confirm since I did Fort Max to be around $75-80, not factoring the change in the currency since then and when this is released.
     
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    How do you hide something so big from wife... or rather Kids. And where do you keep it when its off duty?
    I think that they should have made it also a nespresso machine so you can actually keep it around... :) 
     
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