Legends LG41 Lio Convoy

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  1. primalxconvoy

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    Another reason why I thought Alpha Trion was a "hot mess", was the colour mapping. It seemed the mix of colours was all over the place, making it seem confusing.

    I'm not sure about the Lio Convoy version, but I'll probably buy this, due to loving this character.

    I hope Takara uses a better/different mold for Alpha Trion's body if they release it in Japan.
     
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  2. PredaConvoy

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    The horned lion is a mythical creature. Yes, it's an odd choice, but in a toyline with dragons and winged wolves, can we get over it? I think we can.
     
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    Here is Takara Legends Alpha Trion:

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    This figure is only about a year old. I don't expect them to make another one so soon after this one. Especially with how minor a character he is.
     
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    I just bought 2 of that 3rd party alpha trio , Titanium saints , or whatever it's called and I dont ever need another alpha trion, . It's perfect and amazing quality
     
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    The Alpha Trion Titanmaster Sovreign has a VERY Optimus body

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    It'll be that with a new face for the head mode.
     
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    Nope, it’s not working for me :( 

    I was afraid of this; this mold is just not enough of a fit for Lio Convoy. Don’t get me wrong, the colors are beautiful, and you cannot imagine how much I like seeing the Maximal emblem on his chest, but that mold is just not fitting for Lio Convoy.

    If anyone feels similar but wants a Lio Convoy for their collection, it has been mention once but I’ll say it again: The Korean release of Lio Convoy, which is the Takara one but in different packaging, should still be available on eBay for less than this will cost you. And it’s a nice figure to have, I like my Lio Convoy a lot.
     
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  7. Hiro Prime

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    I'm liking most of it, but that MLP unicorn horn needs to go.
     
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    Knew this was coming as soon as I saw (clear) pics of A3. I want to be hopeful that clearer pics will make it look better, but honestly i was hoping for remolded shoulder pads/ lion heads....
     
  10. MyTea Boc

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    I prefer my giant robot unikitties to have red helmets. ;) 

    I'm not complete keen on TR Alpha Trion, but I still might be tempted to get this.
     
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    Yep getting that one, a Hasbro one if it happened couldn;t be much better . Now I just need to Takara to do the blue Rumble/Frenzy :3
     
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    F*cking typical! Just when I managed to get a Lio Convoy (along with BWII Galvatron) at a price that wasn't so ridiculously expensive this appears!

    This is by no means a perfect representation of the character but neither was the original figure (it was way too big even for an Ultra class and the kibble was even more obtrusive than Big Convoy's) and it certainly fits into the majestic nature the character should have while also looking better than Alpha Trion.

    Should I get this? I suppose I could eventually compare the two figures and see which one I prefer.

    (Eh, I guess I could always call this Transmetal Lio Convoy anyway).
     
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    "No! I want realism in my giant space lion robots damnit!!"
     
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    I still can't get interested in this mold.
     
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    Holy shitamoly, yes please! I don't actually know anything about BWII or Lio Convoy other than "him a lion Optimus Prime sort of", but TR Alpha Trion is my goddamn favourite TR Voyager (precisely because he's so off the wall) and I never got around to getting the Arm Micron version, and this looks fucking brilliant. I can certainly deal with the inflated import price for this guy.
     
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    It's there so that Alpha Trion has his traditional shoulder spikes in robot mode.

    Well, technically it's based on the Mini-Con Safeguard redeco that came with BotCon Alpha Trion (Beta Maxx), but yeah, it'll work nicely in Prime-y colours.
     
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    Now that i have had a good look at it... the red mask reminds me of Cringer/Battlecat from He-Man!

    Side note, Lio pulls of the shuttle mode MUCH better than A3 did!
     
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    03Mach1 Logic has been replaced with blind ignorance.

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    $34 at AE is a no brainer. Deco looks outstanding.
     
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    I'd consider him... the spaceship mode looks kind of cool. Very White Base from Mobile Suit Gundam.

    The lion mode is still awful, but at least it makes sense for the character.
     
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    Looking at it for a second, I thought it was a masterpiece figure. Oh well. I like him though
     
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