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Armada Powerlinx Optimus Prime or Regular Armada Optimus Prime?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Scythe, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. Scythe

    Scythe Future Foundation

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    I need help making a decision. I recently have the option to buy either Powerlinx Optimus Prime or regular red and blue Optimus Prime. They're both the same price, and MIB, just having a hard time deciding. Powerlinx Optimus is dark blue and red, has a black and red trailer and a sparkiling, gold mini-con, and regular Optimus is just like he appears in Armada.

    Thanks ahead of time people, now which one should I buy?
     
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    I would buy Powerlinx Optimus Prime because he kicked so much ass in the last few episodes of Armada.
     
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    Unless you're a big Prime fan or an Armada fan, I wouldn't spend the money on either of them. Armada Prime was very brick-tastic.
     
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  4. Scythe

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    Really? I missed all of that.
     
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    Supercon AKA Bendy Prime.
     
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    If there are any Armada episodes you should watch it has to be those last few.
     
  7. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    MORTAL COMBAT FTW!

    I have 2 MISB Armada Powerlinx Optimus Prime's sitting in my closet.
    One has the Transformers Universe CD-ROM, the other doesn't.

    I don't really want either one. I want to get the regular Armada Prime instead, and maybe the Japanese version of Powerlinx Prime because he is show-accurate.
     
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    When you put Prime's trailer on him to make him bigger, his legs become cluny and un-movable. Bummer...
     
  9. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    But the trailer...it transforms...BY ITSELF! How can you not like that?!?!

     
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    Tough call really; worse is that it's a crappy toy in either colour. I vote for regular red and blue Prime.
     
  11. Scythe

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    GAH! The more I see this figure, the more I dislike it. Thanks for all the help guys.

    What the hell? The trailer seriously works itself?
     
  12. cannabisprime

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    Yeah; not very well at that too..

    Like Cdnshockwave said, get Bendy Prime; so much playability for a fraction of the price.
     
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    Who is bendy prime?
     
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    OK now I need that Prime.
     
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    Ya I would personally save your money then buying this guy. Seeing as how it looks like you havint seen him up close I would highly recommend saving up or buying something else such as the Deluxe Armada Prime as CDN suggested.
     
  17. Scythe

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    Ah, alrighty. Thank you all so much for helping me with this almost-investment.

    I think I did have a "bendy" prime somewhere, but I remember the cuffs that house his fists when in truck mode became loose and dragged about. That was a major upset.

    So I don't think I'll be investing in any type of Armada Prime.
     
  18. mat`amit

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    hey
    i have bendy prime
    it looks good except that it has no autobot insignia
    it would have looked great if there was an insignia on the chest
    and i didn't know he was called bendy, wonder why?
     
  19. Scythe

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    I'm not sure either.
     
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    It was a nickname derived from how much more posable and articulated he was compared to the bigger Leader version .