Clear photo of TakaraTomy Menasor

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by General Tekno, Apr 3, 2015.

  1. General Tekno

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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Dragstrip looks to be pretty bland without the spicey purple, but everyone else seems minimally changed. More like different shades? Hard to tell.
     
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    Motormaster looks pretty different at the very least; they went with black instead of grey.

    Curious how that impacts botmode given it's hard to tell in that pic.
     
  4. Starscream Gaga

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    Really disappointed that Menasor doesn't have black horns. Weird that they made Superion toon accurate and not Menasor.

    Motormaster looks awesome though, do I'll still get the set.
     
  5. monish

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    Cant see clearly
     
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    Happy to say that I'm Not seeing enough difference here to not be happy with the Hasbro versions :) 
     
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    Me too now that we are getting Wildrider
     
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    PlanckEpoch Red and black red and black

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    The biggest differences I can tell are that Motormaster is black and Wildrider doesn't have the red side panels. Less red overall. The only thing I really want here is the Wildrider but I can live with the Hasbro one.
     
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    Yeah; gonna wait for better pics for a final judgement, naturally, but the Hasbro one looks pretty good as-is.

    Still gonna preorder just in case, naturally.
     
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    not really a clear photo but from what I see not really worth a double dip.
     
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    Fantasic. Motormaster's colors don't look fucked anymore. Can't wait to pick this up.
     
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    Hasbro version looks much better. Motormaster has more purple than Takara's and Takara's Dead End lacks his signature golden stripes down the left-hand side of his alt mode. Though I do like the G1 blandness of Dragstrip and the lesser amount of red on Wildrider.
     
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    Looks kinda like Drag Strip maybe has a chunk of the car sides painted black to emulate the extra set of front wheels in the original - strange. It's up there with them painting black stripes on the spine of Slingshot to look like the original toy's jointing (and the cartoon).
     
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    I'll wait until this is up at either HLJ or AE.
     
  16. Bountyan

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    What I might do is double dip to get both versions of Drag Strip and Dead End so I can swap some parts.

    Also waiting for HLJ so I can take advantage of that glorious yen rate and discount.
     
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    Can you put Hasbro Stunticons on the TT Motormaster? or switch the aerialbots between the Hasbro and TT Superions? (again, I'm new to the world of Combiners)
     
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    Yes. The molds are the same. If you can swap between Hasbro Superion and Menasor you can also swap with the Takara ones. Every combiner in this line except Devastator have a cross compatible connection system to swap limbs.
     
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    Oh yeah! They're the same molds and are totally swappable between Takara/Hasbro/Stunticons/Superion plus the Optimus combiner. Back in the day all the combiners except Devastator could all swap parts they called all the ones made that way part of "Scramble City".
     
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    Thank you. That makes my decisions a little easier. I like the Hasbro Dead End and Breakdown more than the TT, but I like the TT Motormaster more than the Hasbro.

    I can also now justify buying Alpha Bravo.