G1 Optimus Prime Reissue

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

  1. BWfan86

    BWfan86 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah- that’s never going to happen anywhere but Japan
     
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  2. BWfan86

    BWfan86 Well-Known Member

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    We already saw the packagaing/ contents
     
  3. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Evil Warrior of Talking

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    Where is that trailer?
     
  4. BWfan86

    BWfan86 Well-Known Member

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    “Sold separately”
     
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  5. fschuler

    fschuler Post Count Inflated With Hot Air TFW2005 Supporter

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    It is a neat idea...but at $50, he will go the Hot Rod clearance route...unless they only produce him in small numbers.
     
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  6. MaximusPrime2002

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    Hallelujah! Hallelujah! My opportunity has come at last! I\'ve wanted to know how I could get my hands on a G1 Optimus for so long, and now its finally come!
     
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  7. Silvershot

    Silvershot On The Double Dutch Bus

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    Pssshhh - going to wait for the oversized KO.

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  8. My BaLl JoInTs ArE lOoSe

    My BaLl JoInTs ArE lOoSe Well-Known Member

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    This thread in a nutshell:

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  9. MatrixOfWumbo

    MatrixOfWumbo I see you

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    Well, I guess if somebody doesn't want him because of his lack of trailer, I fill in their spot in the distribution lotto. I don't really care for G1 but a piece of history like this is worth considering. Especially if it hits saturation the way Rodimus did.
     
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    Sure is .. hope price goes below
     
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  11. Markdelg

    Markdelg Spin Road fan

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    It’s there. You just can’t see it because it’s in subspace.
     
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  12. TenScaryMonkeys

    TenScaryMonkeys Can You Believe How Great These Pants Look?

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    A little context. TRU’s 25th Anniversary reissue in 2008 retailed for $70.

    Optimus Prime (25th Anniversary Re-Issue) - Transformers Toys - TFW2005

    You got the full Optimus toy, plus 3 metric buttloads of extras (that’s a highly scientific unit of measurement). Adjusted for inflation, that’s about $82 in today’s money. This new cab-only version would have cost $42 in 2008’s dollars when you adjust backward.

    US Inflation Calculator

    So 40 extra bucks got you a trailer, all the associated accessories, a DVD of the original MTMTE episodes, a comic, and electronics. This new one doesn’t seem like terribly good value.

    But, hey, longer smokestacks!
     
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  13. franpincho

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    No trailer is BS.

    Hasbro, you just ruined it. I sure hope a “complete version” comes along. It is Prime, damn it.
     
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  14. mattph76

    mattph76 TFW2005 Supporter

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    This would have been cooler as a VS set with either Megatron or Soundwave.
     
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    Fifty dollars is a bit high for only the cab, but this will sell well.  Optimus Prime in any form usually does.  I can see them releasing the white version and call it Ultra Magnus.
     
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  16. stprime

    stprime THE Prime that the Matrix refused.

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    I’ve got it. They do what they did with reissue hot rod and put it backwards
     
  18. Rockdown

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    Transform it to robot mode and it will be cartoon accurate; the trailer is disappeared!!

    I will be getting this.
     
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    No trailer?! No fun! What\'s next, a re-release of Ultra Magnus as a white cab with no trailer? Omega Supreme as a rocket without a tank? 
     
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  20. e prime

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    Funny thing. The other day I seen a custom figure of prime without the trailer. Only it was on card back. Lol. This is a great opportunity for those who don\'t have the g1 prime mold. That said $50 is kinda high considering he is missing his accessories 
     
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