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Masterpiece Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by 0ptimus__Prime, Feb 22, 2009.

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Is Masterpiece Prime worth buying?

  1. Yes.

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  2. He's Ok.

    6.1%
  3. Not really.

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  4. No.

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  1. 0ptimus__Prime

    0ptimus__Prime Autobot Commander

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    Hello, I've been looking at buying Masterpiece/20th Ann. Optimus Prime.

    Since I'm passing on $100.00 Devastator I'm thinking about getting Masterpiece Prime instead.

    Is he worth the $100.00?
     
  2. Black Omega

    Black Omega Commander Panda Prime

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    I have the 20th Anniversary OP release that has that Hasbro special battle damage. Great figure! But be sure to either pick-up the Takara MP Prime or the Hasbro 20th Annivesary version. The later Hasbro MP Prime release was not a flattering shade of red for Optimus.
     
  3. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I have yet to get the figure, but yes, Masterpiece Prime is worth $100. If you can find it priced that low, which I doubt.

    And I'd personally go with Takara's MP-01. I don't necessarily need the trailer, and I don't care for the "battle damage."
     
  4. iceclimber

    iceclimber Well-Known Member

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    Ok, I have both the MP-04 masterpiece Prime and the 20th anniversary battle damage prime. Here is my opinion. If you want the Takara one, get the MP-01, not the MP-04. If you want the trailer that is another matter, but the 20th annivesary prime is of higher quality than the prime that came with my MP-04 giftset. It may differ with yours, but I have my battle damaged one with the trailer and the MP-04 prime in robot mode.
     
  5. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    I have the Hasbro 20th Anniversary version with the "battle damage" paint apps and the repaint that has the talking display base. It's an absolutely awesome figure, but I wouldn't be willing to pay $100 for one.
     
  6. mirarage

    mirarage Agent of Primus

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    One of the best primes, ever.

    Ever!
     
  7. smkspy

    smkspy is one nice fucking kitty

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    Yep, probably THE best Prime ever made for many. He is the one transformer I would save if forced to choose just one.
     
  8. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I'd say, the best Transformer in my collection. Probably one of the best ever made. Easily worth your money.
     
  9. joebot.

    joebot. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Go for it. It is totally worth it.

    I picked up my 20th Prime from ebay with a broken leg for $30 and all I needed to fix it was a washer that I already had.
     
  10. slugslinger2004

    slugslinger2004 TFW2005 Supporter

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    MP Prime is definitely worth picking up. It's the best Optimus Prime toy available and one of the best Transformers around.
     
  11. OMEGAPRIME1983

    OMEGAPRIME1983 Well-Known Member

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  12. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    yup, mp-prime's a definite must-buy.
     
  13. Lbsammills51

    Lbsammills51 Well-Known Member

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    Yup, definetly pick up Masterpiece Prime. It's probably the definitive Prime figure. Very cool. I went with the MP-04 because I wanted the Trailer, and picking up that was going to be cheaper than picking up an MP-01 and an individual trailer separately. I don't have a Hasbro one, but that should also be a pretty slick version too.
     
  14. Digilaut

    Digilaut I'm Mary Poppins, y'all!

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    Yes, no matter what series you like, I think everybody should own a MP Prime. he's AWESOME.

    Personally I own the 20th ann. DVD edition..he has shorter stacks and is a more light red, but still totally awesome.
     
  15. wipedout

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    I would say no but then again I really dislike big bots. I much prefer the size of the Classic DLX or Classic Voyager sizes. I had MP Prime and he's worth the money if you like that kind of thing.

    Now MP Grimlock is another matter, that guy is pure win.
     
  16. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Good figure, but overrated. His robot mode is beautiful, but the vehicle mode is really compromised. I don't feel cheated for the $80 I paid, and an extra $20 isn't asking too much.
     
  17. kenm2474

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    Defiantly Worth it. If you can get the Original Takara MP-01 i would do that. Its well worth the price.
     
  18. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Rattrap Teabag

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    Yeah it's totally worth it. Personally I like the '07 Movie Leader Prime and Cybertron Prime better but it's a great toy with fun accessories and a good transformation (even if the alt mode leaves something to be desired)
     
  19. iceclimber

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    Aside from my previous post, the Masterpiece prime is a must have if you are a transformers G1 collector. I am sure with patience and prudence you can bag yourself one here or on ebay eventually for a good price. BTW, I wish I had not spent so much for the mp-04 set, but when I look at the trailer on my shelf it just begs me to not sell it.
     
  20. Plastic Man

    Plastic Man The Man in Black

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    Yes he is worth it. I bought MP-04 off of craigslist. When I got to meet the seller he informed me it was missing the Megatron Gun (which I'm still missing btw, PM me if you have it to sell). So anyways, I bought it for $50, which is a deal IMHO.