G1 Optimus Prime Reissue

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by lonewolf96, Dec 14, 2018.

  1. AnnaLK

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    I dont have an Optimus reissue, so this is a definite buy for me!
     
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    Didn't even notice it has the long stacks.... as long as they don't fuck up the head like on Bumblebee this is such an insta buy.
     
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    That G1 bio is going to be super awkward now. Kids are going to be asking "Well, where's the other two autonomous modules?"

    Easy pass for me. It's a little cool, but if I am paying the Vintage G1 prices, I might as well get an overpriced trailer and Roller too.
     
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  4. Enigma2K2

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    Anything above $30 s a ripoff.
     
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    317493B1-439A-466D-BABD-DC72682D95E9.jpeg 552746E6-C9B3-4309-BB62-21E8DDD974BC.jpeg OMG, that is amazing. I wanted a trailer less prime for my 80’s MOC collection so bad, as the full box is too huge. So I ended up making my own, but this may replace it. I just wish this release would have been in bot mode too.
     
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    I'd buy one. Would be cool to display a white Prime alone next to the full Ultra Magnus.
     
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    I hope this is available somehow in the UK as I have a G1 Optimus deficiency
     
  8. shogun221

    shogun221 timewaster extraordinaire

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    Well....

    sometimes you feel like a trailer,
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    sometimes you don't.
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  9. RKillian

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    The trailer would put this in the $60 range at minimum. I know what I paid for previous reissues over the years but this is to be sold Walmart in the era of 75% off at Ollies.
     
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  10. BWfan86

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    $30 for a plastic box is ridiculous
     
  11. RKillian

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    Where are you getting $30 from? Has it been confirmed that the cab alone is $30?

    Reality is that the last few reissues have gone for $40-$100. Yes, I know, that upper end had a comic book and a DVD but the lower end was from all the way back in 2001. You're still looking at $60 minimum in 2019.
     
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  12. Megatronwp38

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    Really wish this was a complete reissue. All my misb G1 prime reissues got damaged in hurricane Sandy in 2012. I still have them but the are pretty bad.
     
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    You just said $60 for truck plus cab. This is likely to be $30 based on prior releases
     
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    I for one am grateful for the trailer-less release. We’ve had a million re-releases of G1 OP before, that are still available. This is something cool and different.
     
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    Honestly, the most interesting part of this reveal is what other bots are coming in 2019 that we don't know about.

    C'mon Hasbro, drop us some info.
     
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  16. Chareos

    Chareos Needs New Omnibots

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    Do kids today read anyway?
     
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    Finally proper smokestacks but ofc Hasbro have to do something to ruin it by removing the trailer. lmao!
     
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    I'm very ok with this. I avoided the previous reissues because they were too expensive and I never had any interest in the trailer.

    If this bugs anyone, you can pretend this is him just before transforming right after his trailer mysteriously vanishes.
     
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    As someone pointed out on Ben Yee's FB page, selling Prime this way makes a ton of sense from a retail standpoint as it takes up way less shelf space but emphasizes the thing most nostalgic adults are going to be the most interested in (the figure).
     
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  20. RKillian

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    Saying $60 for the set doesn't say anything about the price of a separate components. In fact, given that Hotrod was sold for a little over half the price of every other deluxe car in the past, that would put the cab alone at $50. I think it'll be $40 myself.