G1 Optimus Prime Reissue

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

  1. LoserBroadside

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    Peaugh noted that the reissue Starscream now comes with tempoed eyes instead of a sticker. I'd be delighted if they painted/tempoed on Prime's stripes.
     
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    Wonder how much one of those reissues with the smaller smokestacks go for? If those are cheap, one could get this cab and then get the trailer from one of the earlier reissues.
     
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    If this were true, the stripes would be so nice and clean. Love the possibility.

    I just hope they don’t change op’s eyes from yellow to blue. They changed up reissue bee’s face a lot (which I was ok with)
     
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    What, is the reissue $400+ too?
     
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    SO BOUGHT.

    I absolutely love the packaging and don't really care that there's no trailer (I have an older reissue, so this won't be my first Prime). This is gonna look amazing on my shelf, and will stay sealed.
     
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    Screenshot_20181215-142459.jpg $50 from Walmart?! I'll wait just like hotrod went down to $13
     
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  7. Canbot

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    No trailer, boo...but can overlook that if the colour red is accurate to the original.
     
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    >New G1 Optimus Re-issue.
    >Doesn’t include trailer.
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    Ditching the trailer makes me way more likely to pick this up. Unless it becomes armor the trailer lives in whatever closet the box is stored in, so not having to pay for it is a huge plus in my book.
     
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    I still have the 2000 reissue, so I might be interested in picking this up as a back-up cab/display. The smaller size might be beneficial for that purpose.
     
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    I've got 3 extra trailors........so I'm gonna get. I would have regardless.
    It is sad though that economics have brought us to the point where he is released without it...I'm sure they would charge a ton for the whole deal.
    The last time Wal-Mart released g1 prime....with the comic and DVD it was expensive...and I ended up getting it for 15 bucks on clearance.
     
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    The lack of trailer actually makes this a nice standalone piece for a desk or something to commemorate the original. Like if you wanted a G1 Prime to stand next to a more recent one and not have to worry about storing the trailer in a box or finding a place to fit both components.

    Of course it doesn't suffice for anyone who wants to experience the original in its full glory, but it has its purpose.
     
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    Holy crap...that seems high. Maybe a placeholder price? Hopefully?

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    I would like a trailer, but the sticker on my last reissue trailer (with the faded colour cab, comic and the DVD) had a factory applied winkle in it, making it look terrible to display.

    Speaking of trailers I gotta still snag a 3rd party Decepticon MP10B trailer for my Nemesis Prime...
     
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    Dang! I could accept that with the trailer, but if this is true, I'll wait to see if he goes the Hot Rod route.
     
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    Oof. Yeah, that's too high. Pass unless there's a discount. $30 is the very upper limit of what I can justify for something like that. And even that's pushing it.

    I'm not paying Leader-scale pricing for a reproduction of a Deluxe-scale 40 year old toy.
     
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    I Doubt it's a placeholder Price. There is always a chance, but I would say it is a very low chance. This is most likely The MSRP, back when the other reissues leaked last July Brickseek had the correct MSRP's as well. The data is being pulled directly from Walmart's in-store system so $49.97 is most likely the MSRP.
     
  19. 03Mach1

    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    I have to agree. $35 seems more appropriate. At $50, it should have the trailer. Although it's going to be hard to resist the novelty of this release.
     
  20. Treadshot 2.0

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    that is a very cool way to release the original Optimus that is a very cool way to release the original Optimus Prime, but it should be $30 tops. If they're going to charge $50 it should definitely include the trailer
     
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