Unused Universe Menasor prototype revealed

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  1. TheMonarch

    TheMonarch Still arching Venture

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    Universe Menasor Prototype Auction

    I saw this auction and remember the story about it last year.

    Here's the artwork from Iacon One: http://www.iaconone.com/datatrax/datatrax_002.php
    Here's the link to the auction: [EBAY]180213232268[/EBAY]

    It's kind of cool, but a little too pricey for my wallet.
     
  2. Sound Blaster

    Sound Blaster Shattered Glass World

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    Menasor?

    That's a proto Optimus Prime

    :drunk 
     
  3. TheMonarch

    TheMonarch Still arching Venture

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    Yeah, it is a repaint of Machine Wars Optimus Prime that was going to be released as Menasor in Universe. Hence the picture link to the artwork for the unreleased toy above the auction link.
     
  4. grock35

    grock35 Hmmmm...

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    it's a neat proto....a bit too pricey for me tho
     
  5. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hmm. Same colour scheme as Energon Mirage?
     
  6. RoboticPlanet

    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    Thankfully that abomination was never fully resurrected. IMO, worst Prime mold ever.
     
  7. cobra zartan

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    Lies that mold rocks!
     
  8. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    No, it's true, that IS the worst Prime mold ever. It is, however, the best Thunderclash mold I've seen yet!
     
  9. Super_Megatron

    Super_Megatron Twitter: @Super_Megatron Administrator

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    I actually like Machine Wars toys, I need to get more of them.
     
  10. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Damn that would have been a cool release. I'm totally an articulation guy when it comes to toys, but there's something about the Machine Wars molds that were released in Universe that I totally dig.
     
  11. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    Ditto. I would've loved to have seen this in production.
     
  12. soundwaveCA

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    I like his vehicle mode but I'm not particularly impressed with his bot mode.
     
  13. RandomFerret

    RandomFerret Fuzzy Forever

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    Thunderclash does not have a bot mode. Thunderclash is a kickass missile launcher with some little robot thing you attach to it.

    That's the way I've always felt about it, anyway.

    It is a tragedy that this was never released. It would have made up for the neutering of Machine Wars Prime.
     
  14. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Meh, the mold does nothing for me, I like articulation with my TFs.
     
  15. Foster

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    I like the mold but it's best in the MW colors. And it's best kept in the past.
     
  16. Bryan

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    Hands down my favorite line.

    Wish they'd kept the missile launchers, though.

    But that color scheme is...well, I like the homage.
     
  17. Mutt12

    Mutt12 Starroid Raider

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    Reminds me of Powermaster Prime.
     
  18. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    I like this mold in any incarnation. My brother used to have Thunderclash, I need to get another just for the sake of having it.
     
  19. Brodimus Prime

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    Yeah, terrible Prime, but Thunderclash is kick ass! I like the homage to Menasor/Motormaster. I do wish that ole 'Clash had more articulation in bot mode, but it's still a sweet toy. I'm a sucker for simply transformations.
     
  20. Bendimus Prime

    Bendimus Prime Rolls for initiative TFW2005 Supporter

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    I put him on my Watch list. If he stays around $550-600 I might pick him up.
     

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