Titanium Ultra Magnus

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  1. lostnfound

    lostnfound Contructiconvict

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    Is the Titanium Ultra Magnus a good figure? I just kind of ended up with him and am curious to know if he is worth having.. Im looking into keeping him or selling him, so if anybody know about how much hes worth MISB that would be helpful to.. Any help is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    he's alright, one of the better titanium figures, i'm assuming you mean the g1 not the ww one, he was quite expensive for a while, i don't know about now
     
  3. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Hold on to him and keep him sealed. I have mine still MISB (found it at Target) and he's staying that way.

    Titanium Ultra Magnus is still currently a very rare and desirable Titanium figure.

    Probably because he is one of a very few Generation One Ultra Magnus figures that features his fully armored mode. Plus, he is pretty damn cool being able to go from full cab and trailer directly into fully armored mode with nothing in between.

    Currently he's been fetching $55-80 before shipping on eBay. "Buy It Now"s are asking in ranges from $75-190.

    Back in July, I saw them sell for $100 before shipping. So it basically boils down to what ever you want for it and see if people will be willing to pay for it.

    I'd imagine he can only become more valuable over time now that they are not making him anymore.
     
  4. lostnfound

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    Wait.. the Titanium series came out only like two or three years ago right??
     
  5. lostnfound

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    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    Not that you'd know, what with you using him and his box as a bookend.
     
  8. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    I was well aware of what that figure did before I bought it. I was busy with work and school at the time I bought him so I never ended up opening the figure. Then it turns out he's worth a bit and since he's still sealed I'm not sure I really want the figure that much, so I decided to just keep it sealed and hold on to it for now.
     
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    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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  10. MrSoundwaveGuy

    MrSoundwaveGuy I've made a huge mistake

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    I hate the G1 Titanium Ultra Magnus. I spent $60 on him and he has the loosest ball jointed shoulders I have ever seen, bad knee articulation, vehicle mode barely stays together. Very overrated figure, not even worth retail price let alone $60-$100. Oh wait we're not talking about him are we, my bad
     
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    Considering that the G1 Titanium version of Magnus is the first & only version to ever do away with the "white Prime with armor" bullshit by keeping him as one singular figure the way he was portrayed throughout G1, I'd definitely say he was worth the retail price even despite some of the flaws with the mold. Same goes for the G1 Titanium version of Rodimus Prime. Both were brilliantly executed.

    It's just a shame that these awesome designs were stuck in the Titanium series. I'm still holding my breath that we'll see bigger, better & more articulated plastic versions one day either via the Universe or Masterpiece lines.
     
  12. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    G1 Titanium Magnus used to be my most hated Transformer in my collection, but I've grown bizzarely fond of him. Sure, his alt-mode sucks but his robot mode isn't too bad. I can't believe how much people are paying for one though, he certainly isn't worth $100!
     
  13. Valkyrie Magnus

    Valkyrie Magnus Decepticon Avenger

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    I loved mine. yeah it is what you said it is but its a great figure fo $18
     
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    I would sell him, yeah he's good for a Titanium but he's still a Titanium. Not to mention you can actually get some money for him as he's rare and is sought after by collectors. I found one locally and traded it for an Alt SDCC Rodimus which was a damn good trade if you ask me considering I only paid $20 retail for Magnus. But yeah definitely sell you can easily get $50-75 for him depending what comes along.
     
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    wrong magnus, the one he has is the WW optimus prime repaint.....
     
  16. Magnus' Mate

    Magnus' Mate Well-Known Member

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    G1 Magnus is great.

    WW Magnus...um, not so much.
     
  17. amd098

    amd098 En taro Artanis!

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    heh i paid $18 or so for my 1st one thru bbts... slightly more than retail but damn was i lucky as he went up

    but i got luckier on my 2nd on, got him complete from a yard sale for just under $8!
     

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