TFC-06 Megatron re-release still going to happen?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Sol Fury, Oct 31, 2006.

  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    According to the latest Xybertoys newsletter:

    I'd be sceptical of this, except this is precisely what Takara-Tomy did with MP-1 and MP-4, releasing a new product in Japan but doing a new run of the older product for the other Asian countries.
     
  2. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I think I am just going to buy one off of e-bay. I did not want to do this but if this one is going to be "custom" and not the same as issued before I might as well get one now.
     
  3. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Im confused, so theyre allowing someone to make a custom Megatron, then release a limited number (more than likely) to the Asian Market?

    Would it not make more sense for TAK/TOM to do it themselves, as they have the mold, rather than get someone to make a custom one to mold from?
     
  4. Super_Megatron

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    I think this is very poor wording and it's a custom order, not the toy itself that is the custom.
     
  5. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks that was confusing. Is 99 bucks to much to pay for this or should I wait for the reissue in December. My birthday is the 15 and would be a sweet gift.
     
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    Agreed. Guys, think of this as the way they handled the MP-01 reissue. Virtually indistinguishable from the original release, but farmed out to other Asian countries that aren't Japan rather than a proper Japanese release.
     
  7. Swampfunk

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    Being a total newbie on these boards, longtime fan and collector though, I take it xbertoys is a well respected dealer. I have been wanting a G1 megs reissue, but just don't have the ebay funds for it. Gf is a Star Wars nut. I think I might pre-order from them.
     
  8. WhiteMocha

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    I sure hope there isn't some grand confusion between a "Re-release Megatron" and a "Masterpiece Megatron." I mean, they're both being referred to as Walther P38's...... I hope someone didn't just jump the gun (no pun intended) and assume a re-issue was a Masterpiece.
     
  9. IACON

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    Sure hope it will not end up with megatron, made out of shaggy plastic.
     
  10. Rattrap

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    I may consider getting a second one to keep MISB if this is true, as G1 Megs is an awsome toy.
     
  11. Orodruin

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    Well, I do hope he still comes out but I'm not exactly convinced yet. I'm just going to wait and see what happens unless I manage to find one for a really good price before then.
     
  12. Nerd Bomber

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    I would have considered it but with the masterpeice coming, all i need is one gun.
     
  13. Automorpher

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    I'll wait for further confirmation from here, its not that far away from release date so I think we'll receive more updates along the way. ;) 
     
  14. Swampfunk

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    Has anybody here ever ordered from Xbertoys. I want a G1 MEGS and feel this might be the best way to get one.
     

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