Unused Universe Menasor prototype revealed

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TheMonarch, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    7? There's the 5 in the club mag (and on Hasbro's site as gray protos) plus Sideswipe is pretty much a guarantee (given that the Sunstreaker mold was admittedly designed to get both characters out of it) ... who am I forgetting that would make it 7??
     
  2. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Galvatron's supposed to be in the pipeline.

    I dunno... I thought Thunder Clash was best for character likeness. It was pretty much spot on... :p 
     
  3. Enigma2K2

    Enigma2K2 Robot In Disguise TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't know what's worse... the half-assed mold, or the half-assed idea of naming it after a gestault.
     
  4. Ricochet

    Ricochet The Nerve Hammer

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    Looks very Universe-ish color. I like it.
     
  5. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    As was mentioned earlier, they obviously would have called it Motormaster if they'd had the trademark. Since they didn't, Menasor was the closest homage.
     
  6. Foster

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    Until the trademark is reacquired, I'd like to see the character called Motormeister.
     
  7. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Oh, dear... the complaints we'd get then... :p 
     
  8. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    That would be Galvatron, while not as confirmed as the other 6, he has basically been confirmed, as we were told that we would be getting a new mold Galvatron, and that it would be an Ultra sized figure (that there tells us that he'll be in the new Universe line). That was back at SDCC, so things could have changed, but, I'm still pretty sure that they'll be making him.
     
  9. Might Gaine

    Might Gaine The Devil Express

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    I'd be tempted if I was trying to trim down my collection :) 
     
  10. Foster

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    Because his colors would scare away the other TFs? :lol 
     
  11. Drake

    Drake Smooth Is Smooth Baby

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    I've got Machine Wars Prime. He looks awsome in truck mode, robot mode not so much. So he stays in truck mode. Robot mode isn't a disaster but it looks nothing like how Prime should look. Truck mode I love for it's Mad Maxness. The mold would have really looked good in those colors and the robot mode wouldn't have been so bad since it wasn't OP.
     
  12. Otispq

    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    That's priced about $500 more than he's worth IMO.
     
  13. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I want this.
     
  14. Galaxy Convoy

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    Looks okay, but I would've taken Toxitron over that.
     
  15. rmac-69

    rmac-69 TF HUNTER

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    Holy crap!!!!!!!!!! Can you believe how much it went for?!!!!!!!!!!!!!! O!M!G!
     
  16. Bendimus Prime

    Bendimus Prime Rolls for initiative TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yeah, well above what I would have ever paid for it.
     

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