MP-44 Optimus Prime Discussion/Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Sam, Nov 28, 2018.

  1. DesertDog

    DesertDog is a Limited Edition redeco.

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    I'm in for pretty much any repaint that they throw us. Toy +, Nemesis, Ultra Magnus, Powered Convoy, Sleep Mode, and of course my hallowed, long wished for Pepsi Convoy.

    We definitely don't need any more fucking Bape's though.
     
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  2. Sam

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    Made a thread for this in the news section, and already added these to the first page, but here they are again anyway.

    All translations courtesy of the owner of Soundwavesoblivion.com

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  3. chchchch

    chchchch Chunky Coherent

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    Thank you both! This is incredible!
     
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  4. MrBigFeathas

    MrBigFeathas My rocket pack?!?

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    If the rocket pack fits on Sideswipe in robot mode I don't know what I will do with myself....
     
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  5. Paco Grande

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    I think it will because it looks like it uses the gun port on the Lambo roof to attach the rocket pack and that port is on his back in bot mode. Prepare yourself for the awesomeness! :) 
     
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  6. Predaking EX

    Predaking EX I am Power.

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    May just keep the Starscream head on him. As a Decepticon fan boy I feel it may be necessary.
     
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  7. Goldimus Prime

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    Cheers @Sam and @SoundwavesOblivion, that was such a satisfying way to spend a homework break! I'm bookmarking this page, as I'll surely revisit this page many more times too.
     
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  8. Sam

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    My only concern is that the plug on the rocket pack is so high up, that it would look damn weird if it was plugged in in robot mode the same way that it is in bot mode

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    But I imagine there's another plug inside the jetpack about halfway down which can fold out just for Sideswipe's robot back. Would love to see that for confirmation though!

    One of the reasons I made this thread, apart from having a place to shoot the breeze about this release in peace and quiet, is so that I can add all important photos into one place in the first post, and refer back to them for drooling over!
     
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  9. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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  10. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    The only repaint isI go for would be the sleep mode version. Unless I get an incredible job, or hit the lotto, I can't afford that much awesomeness.
     
  11. Agent 539

    Agent 539 Blackrock Gas Attendant TFW2005 Supporter

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    You guys are the best. As soon as I’m done writing a paper, I’ll read through this.
     
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  12. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Not gonna lie, if they do this, I might not be able to hold myself back from buying it. I'd gladly take a bot only release for it.
     
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  13. Destructimis Prime

    Destructimis Prime We have Landed

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    I am in for a + release and a Powered Convoy Blue, with a preference for toy colors and details. I may be tempted by a white Magnus too... hopefully we get a bare bones release of just the bot, similar to the way MP-10B was released, so we can afford more versions of this mold. One trailer is honestly enough for me. I like the trailers from MP-04 and MP-10 but they have no place in my display so they usually sit in the box until I transform them.
     
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  14. OMEGAPRIME1983

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    Is it me, or does roller pulling the trailer turret remind anyone else if fortress Maximus's cog? o_O  :lol 
     
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    Yeah, I think TT's best bet would be to go trailerless for the Magnus repaints and do whatever they have to in order to make them hitch to MP-22/31's trailers. It's hard for me to believe that more expensive sets with random repainted Optimus Prime trailers would sell better (assuming the cross-compatibility is possible engineering-wise). Thanks for the positive reactions too :) 
     
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  16. WildBill

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    While the open back of the cab doesn't bother me and wouldn't stop me from getting trailerless repaints, I wonder if they would make some sort of accessory in terms of a shield or something along those lines to occupy that space for such a release? I mean, since those guys didn't show up in the toon there's really no reason they couldn't get creative.
     
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    Yeah, while I like the fifth wheel area myself, that could be a nice thing for those that don't...it would also make sense for a "toy accurate" release, since the G1 toy mold was supah smooth there.
     
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  18. oku

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    @Agent 539 would you do a rough part counts based on all pics available so far?
     
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    "G1 Toy Ultra Magnus...is that you?"
    "HERE'S A HINT!!!"

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    (Another digibash that originated in @Sam's brain.)
     
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  20. Prime of Shadows

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