Masterpiece Beast Wars - MP-48 Lio Convoy!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Jtprime17, Jun 15, 2019.

  1. DarkEyes

    DarkEyes Well-Known Member

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    Worst part is, Masterpiece boxes still have the "Long live design" logo.
     
  2. Trip

    Trip Prudentia Fortitudo Temperantia Iustitia

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    That is iffy. I haven't bought a masterpiece since MP 44 for the same reason. Build issues. I wanted the lio convoy but I can't pull the trigger on it because IU will be heated if I buy another masterpiece that is fiddly or might break easily.

    Beautiful picks, with my all time favorite MP 32
     
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    I\'d love to see how TransMetals would look as MasterPiece figures. Along with Big Convoy from BWNeo.
     
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  4. autobot prowl

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    This figure looks great but no way I would spend nearly $200 on it. Maybe if they make a ko
     
  5. Paco Grande

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    The lion mode is not perfect by any stretch but I think it looks fine in hand and does the job from the angles I think most people would display it. I display in bot mode only so it doesn’t bother me at all.

    I’m really tired of seeing so many comments about fragile MPs. I’ve only heard of two MP-48 figures breaking. And other than Hound, all the recent MPs have had very few people break them. Paint scuffs can happen but they aren’t super fragile and breaking.

    I guess the knees on Prime V3 are still a concern for people but my copy is still perfect and I’ve had no issues with the knees.

    Lio Convoy looks great with MP-38 but I guess not many people bought that one because almost every review or gallery I’ve seen have it with MP-32 and that just doesn’t look right. I originally had no interest in MP-38 but as soon as Lio Convoy was announced I picked up 38 to go with it. 38 looks better than I expected in hand and he has some different weapons than 32 that look awesome. I’ll post a pic later.
     
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  6. Chaos Muffin

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    Agreed.
     
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  7. Xkcer Man

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    Can't unsee it now.

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  8. samisham

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    So could someone give me a quick rundown of the anti-prizes in the MP QC lottery this time? I'm interested in this guy, but when MP's have gotten to the point of bursting into flams when you bend the head back too early I'm kinda cautious.
     
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  11. Trip

    Trip Prudentia Fortitudo Temperantia Iustitia

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    Just started watching beast wars II dubbed. Kind of wishing we get a tasmania kid mp too. The maximal lot would be dope, big fan of these designs. Scuba would be another want. Caved and ordered MP 48 last night from hlj.

    Also really looking forward to this in nemesis colors
     
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  12. TenScaryMonkeys

    TenScaryMonkeys Can You Believe How Great These Pants Look?

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  14. TenScaryMonkeys

    TenScaryMonkeys Can You Believe How Great These Pants Look?

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    ... Now gimme two hundred dollars.
     
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  15. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    I want that more than Flash convoy.
     
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  16. Trip

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    Me too, and hopefully we will get a gaia convoy repaint too.
     
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  17. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    I am buying all of the repaints of this guy. Really hope they get to a German Convoy.
     
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    Not as much as people are tired of having to make those comments. It’s pretty easy to stop the comments. All Takara has to do is make better products.
     
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  19. Paco Grande

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    As I said before, there are issues that are real like paint scuffs, but people saying all MPs are fragile is straight up fake news. Hound is the only one that is actually fragile. Lio Convoy appears to be just fine and not falling apart so Hound was a fluke, not the norm.
     
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  20. Smasher

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    With Takara's contemporary Masterpiece engineering resulting in Hound, Bumblebee and Optimus Prime having all of these fake parts that fold up and hide away in complex ways to produce an "animation accurate" model for a series that was very light on accuracy in its own animation, I can not believe that they did not engineer a convincing lion shell for that beast mode. They don't appear to have even tried.

    I love the design.
    Lio Convoy is the first Transformer I ever imported.
    But this lion mode looks like the robot bent over someone draped a lion costume over him.

    I think this is the first Masterpiece that is just bad.