Magic Square MS-02 Light Of Peace (MP Scale Optimus Prime 2.0)

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  1. Snaku

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    From my understanding, their pre-order numbers are conservative. Once they run out, they'll up their order from the manufacturer and then increase their stock. They do this to try to avoid ending up with a bunch of unsold stock.
     
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    Yeah, but that's not always the case too. I got burned with MS Vortex's first release.
     
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  3. John TheDestroyer

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    Only one figure here, all captured in camera:D 

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    Wait, it comes with a Starscream head now?
     
  6. Honesty

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    Seriously? Cool for people who are just now getting him. No way would I ever re-buy just for that.
     
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  7. Illiterate Scholar

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    I would buy another one and use him as my Starscream stand in because of how much I hate my current Starscream's transformation.
     
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  8. Snaku

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    That's cool. I've never felt even a slight desire to stick a Starscream head on Optimus but it'll be nice for those who do. I was curious what changes there would be - it wouldn't be magic square if there weren't at least something different - and was really hoping it wouldn't be enough to be tempting.
     
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    Not something I would use even on the MP-44. The sculpt seems off too. Probably some slight reduction of price without it is something I would prefer. Either way, I'm more on hoping the ratchets are better on this version.
     
  10. NSJ23

    NSJ23 Not today Chumly, not today.

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    So am i right that Magic Square free shipping is super slow? i'm not in a rush to get this when it ships, i'd just like to know.
     
  11. Robyn The Dragon

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    Aw what, no jetpack? Dang I really wanted one too! Maybe if I ask MS nicely, they'll let me buy one. I could not care less about the SS head.
     
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    Same. I might put it up for sale along with FT's Ratbat.

    Irks me a bit that MS is doing a reissue while BBTS preorders are still unfulfilled. ShowZ is one of the better Chinese shops but they still have trouble shipping large items without damage.
     
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    I’m assuming this means it’s also missing the more rounded S1 head. Not that I really cared for it.
     
  15. John TheDestroyer

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    Being nearly half a decade back and pretty outdated in terms of sculpt and refinement, I'd be 100% okay with a MS Starscream 2.0, and if that happens, then I hope someone KOs it to MP scale cuz god knows MS won't do it themselves
     
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    Omg, I really really hope they resell this with the starscream bits, the jetpack, AND damage bits and Id absolutely get it
     
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    Wait another year or so they'll release another one with the damaged bits and no starscream head and jetpack
     
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    Are they making any design changes to improve the build quality? My first batch EX wasn't great out of the box, right leg has loose ratchets on side motions, paint chips to smoke stacks and primes head, plus scratches to the windows and paint rubbing on the white parts. From a distance ok but still feels fragile when handled unlike TE-01. It would be good if they used more diecast and used a better plastic instead of the soft nylon (?). Great sculpt and presence but build could be nicer!
     
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    Got my request for full payment from Magic Square for MS-02EX- says "in stock" now but not sure if that means physically or if its just a way to allow full payment. $134.21 all in with shipping on their site though. Fair bit cheaper than a lot of shops.
     
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    Paid mine off i think, website was being really buggy but i got my confirmation email.