TakaraTomy Masterpiece Dinobot

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Type-R, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. BWfan86

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    Fastest selling MP of 2018 because:
    1.) The supply was cut short by lack of HA release
    2.) This has been the only new mold of 2018

    I stand corrected re: my earlier post suggested it might not be an actual reissue
     
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    Isn't this 'reissue' just Hasbro Asia release delayed by a year? If so do wit think there will be an Asia exclusive pack in? I also wonder if anything has been done to fix the shoulder and battery issues?

    I'm inclined to buy a second copy of each BWMP as they are reissued as I worry that one day my first copy will 'wear out' in so far as paint chipping and so on goes. However, where I did it on Primal (still my favourite BWMP) without a second thought, Dinobot's price (and therefore also Megatron's) has me less inclined to do so.
     
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  3. Chopper Face

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    This may be my last chance to get a third Dinobot at a less exorbitant price to make a CoH version.
    It’s quite a commitment to spend that kind of money on something I’ll intend on purposefully ruining but the ends should justify the means.
    Also, if TT fix the shoulder issue then I can use the new one as my bot mode display piece and mess up the old.
     
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  4. Paco Grande

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    Just curious why nobody is discussing the price increase to $280. I thought re-issues were usually a bit cheaper?
     
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  5. BWfan86

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    Not sure - only way to find out is if we see JP retailers offering this figure or not. AFAIK, there was no clear reason given for the lack of a HA release other than that letter which cited QC issues. Some speculated that it was the exorbitant price and other speculated that it was sharp bits on the figure itself that posted a safety hazard, but I don't think any of us truly know
     
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    Is that the BBTS price? Because they've always wanted that much. A lot of us preordered from Japan instead and paid around $225 after shipping.
     
  7. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    MPs are going to double in price from next year onwards!
     
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  8. mx-01 archon

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    When has that ever been the case?
     
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  9. BWfan86

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    AFAIK, the only time a reissue has actually had a LOWER MSRP is with the upcoming Optimus Primal reissue. Otherwise, the MSRP usually stays the same.
     
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    TT re-issues are usually priced exactly the same as the original. However we don't know who is behind this reissue or how much TFSource are marking it up. Are you saying back when he was originally release TFSource sold him for £249.99?
     
  11. Oniconvoy

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    The first run of MP Dinobot was $249.99 at BBTS.
     
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  12. grindcore138

    grindcore138 Handsome like an F-22

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    Hey, so y'all know that stupid as shit tiddy add-on for that 3rd party Arcee? Instead of that nonsense that only the most grotesque Comic Book Guy lookin' ass freaks would buy, they should've given us the add-on kit everyone has actually been clamouring for, you all know what I'm talking about:

    Articulated.

    Dirk.

    Dinobot.


    D O N G .
     
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  13. ILoveLuci4

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    This may be my chance to get an MP Dinobot for a price I can "live with".

    I need to know if this is Hasbro Asia or T-T, though.
     
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    Ah yup. The new price of $280 is a joke . Unless they include a bottle of lube ....( which you’ll actually need to use ! )
     
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    I’m pretty sure all the US retailers had him at $250 USD for the initial run. And I believe most got him for way less than $225 USD shipped from AJ.

    Hasbro Asia didn’t carry him the first round and I thought I heard this next batch is Hasbro Asia. It would be hilarious because the rumour was that they didn’t sell it the first time because it was too expensive! It might be more because of a coin or another pack in?
     
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    On Dinobot’s shoulders or the buyer’s butthole? ;) 
     
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  17. mx-01 archon

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    Yes.
     
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  18. Dinotrap

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    Man this is IMO the best mp to date, I’m still in awh over him and cannot wait to get a second copy :D  now bring on megatron without any further delays
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    Anyone know if the JP exporters are gna put up the Cheetor and Dinobot re-issues or is that just a Hasbro Asia thing?
     
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    I've been asking the same thing, no one seems to know for sure.
     

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