The New Nexus Maximus Combiner Head

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Moroni Prime, May 26, 2009.

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How would you rate Nexus Maximus

  1. "In a word, Prime." (squeeeee/joygasm/etc...)

    10.0%
  2. This will help fill out the shelves nicely. (good)

    26.7%
  3. Indifferent (meh)

    28.3%
  4. Meh, They could've done better. (not so good)

    26.7%
  5. I wasted 5 years, and $200.00 on THIS CRAP?!?! *off to eBay* (bad)

    11.7%
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  1. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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    Love it or hate it, this is the EPIC remold we've waited five years for. The new combiner mode head for the newly named "Nexus Maximus". Alot of folks have many varying opinions about it. It's too big for Heatwaves bot mode, or The design doesn't match the FP Club comic from years back (glyphs on the wall that skyfall saw). Whatever your opinions or thoughts, share them here.

    Personally, I can see the slight resemblance to the standard "Prime" helmet design, although loosely at best. I think the chin could help him to even jump over into the animated universe if he should ever want to. However upon further inspection, I suspect that the new "expensive" head doesn't seem to be made of the same red plastic as the rest of the figure. The plastic feels and looks visually to be a very slight bit cheaper quality. Could it possibly be that so much money went in to R&D that they had to sacrifice a little quality? You decide.
     
  2. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    I see nothing epic about the remold the head is just plain nasty looking and very underdetailed
     
  3. Nemesis_Dirge

    Nemesis_Dirge Banned

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    it's there...little better than the bruticus maximus head.....a tiny tiny tiny bit better....

    five years wasted on meh molds....would have liked the entire set of bruticus maximus done in these colors instead, made the tank and helicoptors reversed colors so you do not have two tanks and two whirly birds the same color scheme...using a mix and mash of the superion set and bruticus set gives this thing a freakish frankenstein look and feel to it....
     
  4. Moroni Prime

    Moroni Prime #TFYLP Podcast

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    I just took and painted mine a little, somewhat similar to RiD Prime.

    the "mask" bits that surround the mouth are now silver, except the 'chin' which is still red. also the rim around the forehead vent is now silver, as are the captain america wings on the sides of the head. Now it doesn't look quite so bad.
     
  5. Foster

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    The new head's mohawk is too tall to allow Heatwave's backpack to fold up in robot mode. It strains that weak hinge to even attempt to fold the cab panels properly.
     
  6. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, there's a lot wrong with it... from (what appears to be) sub-par plastic used (I agree with others whom say it feels like different plastic than that used on the rest of the figure)... to the fact that the head is really too large to allow Heatwave to be transformed properly (as was pointed out... it stresses an already delicate hinge to attempt to close the panels properly).

    I already sold all my other figures from this set and this one will be the next to go... I've really been underwhelmed by these figures the whole time and never cared for the reds and blues used in the set.
     
  7. Unfall

    Unfall Shattered Glass

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    lets not forget his name......:google  :banghead: 
     
  8. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, there is THAT, but I wasn't going to bring it... :lol 
     
  9. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    holy shit it has two heads.

    oh wait wrong one.
     
  10. Ziero

    Ziero TFW2005 Supporter

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    :useless 

    ...of the toy, not the other thing

    .......err, the Transformers toy :confused2 
     
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    It's not like he's actually called Doubledong or Logjammin', so the name really isn't a serious issue compared to the QC.
     
  12. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    True enough... but it is funny that they would choose such a name... and begs a few questions considering how... popular... this particular NSFW item seems to be on Google... I mean, seriously, why Nexus Maximus and not Nexus Prime? He is one of the original Thirteen anyways right?
     
  13. Ziero

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    While I agree with you, I think they wanted to stick with the "Maximus" surname of the energon combiners.
     
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    Underwhelmed but don't hate it. Would've preferred a translucent red.
     
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    Yeah, I can see it... but I guess, in my mind... these guys aren't part of the Energon Combiner group. Eh, just my opinion.
     
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    Just wondering if anyone have pics of him put together? Can sort of visualize it but pics would've helped a ton.

    I can't help but to feel indifferent 'bout the name though... seriously, Nexus Maximus? (let's try to forget our google results for the moment :lol  ) And he's really underwhelming as one of the original thirteen...

    The verdict? Meh.
     
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    Just received Heatwave today. I love the new head sculpt, but the combined mode stinks.
     
  18. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Oh, so it's not my fault. :eek: 
     
  19. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    Why is everyone joking about the head? (searches Google)


    oh.
     
  20. Bgrngod

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    The head would have been 10x better if they had painted it correctly.
     

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