Masterpiece Optimus Prime out in TRUs in Hong Kong

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Star Saber, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. Star Saber

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    Ah, ok, never really noticed that before. Wonder if it's an indication it's for release outside of SDCC, similar to some previous TF toys which made their way to Asia.
     
  2. Stepper

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    Yah man,the blue eyes really tempted me to get the Hasbro version.
     
  3. Movie PRIME

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    I really hate waiting for him to show up!
     
  4. ahro23

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    Awesome to hear! Hopefully we'll get a bunch stateside too :D 
     
  5. Ultra BuckNutz

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    Well I'm hoping that he still stays at the $100 price point we were told, but even if he comes in at $140 I'm buying the fuck out of him (Just don't let Hasbro know that they can pretty much gouge me all they want and I'm gonna buy it).
     
  6. transfan681

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    just in time for my b-day tommarow..... :) 
     
  7. HnH

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    Can i get someone to help me out and buy this for me?...and then get it shipped to me in the Netherlands???


    please help me out????
     
  8. protostar8

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    Hopefully the US release isn't the defective batch.
     
  9. Raiju

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    Nice. Will definitely try to pick one up for bot mode (I'll keep MP-10 Convoy in truck mode).
     
  10. madman1366

    madman1366 "The Bad Guy"

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    After seeing the g1 Optimus in FoC I can't help but think that the MP could come out around the same day as the video game does. That was the feeling I had, and I'm going to stick with it.
     
  11. EightiesKid

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    I am thinking this will hit anytime, release dates are hard to predict. I love the packaging! Nice display. I continue to be amazed that hasbro got the price down from 250 to 100. I will have to wait until i have it hand to comPare with my MP 10. Glad that this is at a prIce where most collectors can afford it. Every tranformers fan should own this toy, he is THAT cool!
     
  12. FanTransformers

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    So badass.....A must buy
     
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    $1099 dollars??? Screw that!:D 



    Oh - thanks for the heads up on the headpiece defect, zy80! That dent/nick would seriously annoy me, so I'll be looking for that.
     
  14. Bubbah

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    Man, I'm loving this guy! I can't wait for him to hit the US, although Vegas TRUs stink and usually only get a case or 2, so he'll be heavily scalped here.
     
  15. 1031Prime

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    $1,099 is more expensive than we expected.

    Star Saber -- do you foresee the stock sold out in the next two weeks?
    My wife is in HK right now and if the risk is high I'll ask her to pick one up earlier.

    Hopefully people who want this already got the Japanese version.
    Thanks.
     
  16. magick

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    Huh. I just checked the same spot on my Takara MP 10 and noticed what appears to be a flattened spot on the side of the head vent where that chip is. Mine doesn't have the chip, but I'm not curious what's going on with the mold they use. It almost looks like the mold might have been repaired or altered. It's only on that side though.
     
  17. Barnone2431

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    Gotta scoop this bad boy up. But i thought it was going to be $100?
     
  18. Rijie78

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    Well. Never thought I'd be tempted by a Hasbro version of an MP over a Takara one, but where I wasn't fussed enough to fork out for the MP10 Convoy, I think I'll be after one of these. Really, really looks good, none of the expected fumbling of the ball here (i.e. short smokestacks, rubbish/severely lacking paint etc). Look forward to standing this next to MP1 Convoy.

    Round of applause to the Hasbro team!
     
  19. @l3x

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    Can't wait to pick this up, and then immediately sell off everything except for the main figure, rifle, and axe. Shouldn't be too expensive that way :) 
     
  20. AutoBobby

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    Looking forward to dropping $100 on this bad boy.....finally something worth the money.