Combiner Wars Megatron Leader

Discussion in 'Transformers Feedback & Reviews' started by ChErikS, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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    If that's the comics, I'm further out of the know than I thought!!! I've heard that their are some 3rd party add on's...is this true?
     
  2. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    I just got the Takara version in the mail, and IMHO it just smokes the Hasbro version. The light piped eyes are SO much better in the Takara version. He is so much less "busy" and a better representation of his G1 color scheme.
     
  3. TCracker

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    Yup the Takara Megs is awesome
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  4. Mr.Deflok

    Mr.Deflok Well-Known Member

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    Are those the MP10B KFC hands you've modded on there?
     
  5. TFXProtector

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    The red plastic of the Hasbro version has never really bothered me. In fact, I find that it breaks up the monotony of the figure, but I can see why a G1 purist would want something as close to the original as they can possibly get.

    That said, this figure looks incredibly bland to me, and I can't figure out why they skipped fixing one of the biggest complaint areas on the figure and just shipped it out.

    People have been trying to get rid of those red shoulders since it came out, one would've thought that at Takara premium prices they'd have done that for you.

    Just seems like a wasted effort.
     
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  6. Knightdramon

    Knightdramon Hasbro LIES to the US

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    What's even more puzzling is the fact that the shoulder joint is gray halfway through, then uses the same hasbro red again. Why even bother changing half the joint?
     
  7. Dachande

    Dachande Formerly Yaujta... Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am so glad they made that a sticker option instead of a flip symbol. It gives me an Autobot sticker to use otherwise, as it will NEVER belong on Megatron.

    They turn the sleek alt mode into a kibble-tastic wagon, all for the sake of giving the figure ankle tilt.
    Ugh.

    Yep, which is why I cancelled my pre-order for it. I prefer the Hasbro release. The red inner arms and broken-up gray in the torso are just more visually appealing.

    After owning the figure for a while now, I can honestly say the ONLY thing I don't like about it is the position of the cannon in bot mode. I wish it was removable.
     
  8. TFXProtector

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    Hah! I just now noticed that. Well...yeah, I got nothin'. That's just straight up dumb. lol

    It's odd how Hasbro and Takara will pick their color schemes. Hasbro's going animation on CW Devastator and toy on SDCC Devastator, which leaves Takara kind of out in the cold, because Hasbro's already stolen their one selling point. Hasbro usually goes for the toy deco on most items, such as Masterpiece Rodimus.

    But this Megatron? Toy colors do help tremendously and I'm surprised Hasbro went the extra mile and spent the extra dough to produce all the pieces. I'd think all the plastic being one color would help cut costs some.
     
  9. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord, Botbot Collector

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    any action pics of him and MP 10? I know they're the same size (roughly) and MP 10 to me is a viable stand in for a Leader Class Optimus (I still use the Classics Megs and Prime, for now, until MP 10 comes in from BBTS)
     
  10. Nutahal

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    what do you think, folks?

    ToyWorld Orion Not Optimus Prime and Combiner Wars Leader Class Megatron

    both of them are of current IDW design, right? are they somehow in-scale?

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    if you can provide better images of these two figures together, side by side each other, i would really appreciate it.
     
  11. Fallout

    Fallout you finally met your nemesis

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    i really want a bludgeon retool of this guy. new crotch with armor paneling, a new head, two swords to replace the guns...
     
  12. nemesisconvoy

    nemesisconvoy Gundam Pilot

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    Has anyone been able to successfully disassemble the hip joints on Megs yet??
     
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    so, I have my Leader Class Megatron and MP 10 Optimus are the Guardians of the collection, safe guarding from threats posed by The Fallen, Dark Entities, Old Ones, and SG incursions……their Main Authority is MP 01 and the Enforcers are Leader Class Ultra Magnus and Weaponizer Prime……

    So this way, the Voyager Class Prime and Megatron are still leaders, but they have the larger figures acting as the Ultimate Control

    (I took some points from Collectiwar, but Leader Class Figures aren't Leaders by Divine Right, and there aren't any cases of mass corruption boarding on ignorance or blatant treason or incompetence)
     
  14. Basilisk

    Basilisk It will give you infinite pleasure!

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    IDW Megs and Optimus are the same height as each other.

    That being said Orion looks nice standing next to him.
     
  15. Xkcer Man

    Xkcer Man Autobot

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    I have this guy available for $48 shipped if anyone is looking. Just shoot me a PM.
     
  16. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    Salamat/Thank you. :) 


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    So cool looking like that!
     
  17. Altercron

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    You just sealed it for me. I have to have this now.
     
  18. seali_me

    seali_me RIP January 2018

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    It took me months to actually find Megs.

    Loving everything about the toy. Especially now that I modded him to my specifications.

    Check out that light pipping. So sexy!
     
  19. Haywired

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    Why this thing isn't yet retooled into Galvatron? :/

    C'mon Hasbro, you can do it. It's not any harder than Armada Megatron.
     
  20. Altercron

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    I wouldve preferred Galvatron too. But I am also happy to see that Hasbro is giving every Generation some love in this line. I'd personally love to see some more Robots In Disguise (Autobots vs Predacons, not the new series), but the love Armada has gotten is much appreciated.