DNA Design upgrade kit for POTP Optimal Optimus

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. Monari

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    This is what the toy should have been like if they hadn't decided to cut the budget by 8%. Goddammit Hasbro, why do you make it so easy to support 3rd party companies with your cost cutting?
     
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  2. Optimugatron

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    This is going to be one helluva polished "turd". I am digging this kit, a lot. Of note, the wheel goes in the back gap for ape mode just like the original's did...I have a feeling this kit would further augment the figure for those who are wanting to separate Optimal from Primal. I look forward to getting this set (and eventually getting the figure, if he ever shows up in my neck of the woods).
     
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  3. Blunderzag

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    Dr wu I can see making a megatron face
     
  4. Mediusprime

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    Yeah, that and screen accurate accessories. I still think PE will make the inner gorilla though, just like the ginrai/PMOP/magnus sets though.
     
  5. Fenrys

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    Keep in mind it took a 2nd/3rd/4th mold to get perfect effect to make that figure. They didn’t when cw Magnus came out and they technically didn’t when pmop came out, only when lg Ginrai came out did they make it for prime/Ginrai and Magnus and then with primitive prime they did the black version. I wouldn’t expect an inner gorilla unless optimal gets at least one repaint
     
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  6. Sovietbot

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    Need a new head with green optics.

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    If the Grimlock kit is DK-06 and this is DK-08, what is DK-07?
     
  8. ma70er

    ma70er HasTak/3P TF Collector, Gamer

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  10. JT-bob

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    This turned out to be a darned handsome kit, the way it fills in the monkey's hollow neck area is downright charming. Too bad it's necessary on a FIFTY DOLLAR FIGURE.
     
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  11. Fenrys

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    yep, thats transform dream wave
     
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    It's cool to see that these 3rd party upgrade kits are still a thing. This one is rather inspired, especially how the wheels fill in that hollow gap in ape mode.
     
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  13. ma70er

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    Oh god lord, you're right.

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    ok i just posted on this i did a serch and nothing came up
     
  15. BWfan86

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    Why did they redo the wings?
     
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    To make them bigger I think
     
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    The Fort Max gun?
     
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  18. ma70er

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    So the Grand Maximus repaint of DK-03... though can't find any images of it branded as DK-07.

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  19. UltraMagnanimus

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    Wow this is a great fix for this annoying but lovable base figure. Im in!

    Its funny how Hasbros ultra low budget approach has enabled a whole cottage industry to spring up just to fix their mistakes.:rolleyes: ;) :D 
     
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    wish the wings were bigger