MP-8X Grimlock Re-Release

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by PoweredConvoy, May 15, 2014.

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  1. Liampope

    Liampope Well-Known Member

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    Woah!! Bet those buyers will be kicking themselves when they hear this news!

    (and I better sell fast :) )
     
  2. GreenScream

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    Did some digging and found that BBTS had:

    - MP-08X for preorder at $249.99 in 2009
    - MP-08 preorder for $143.99 in 2008

    $10 increase from the original price 5 years ago is not that bad.
     
  3. Cracka J

    Cracka J judas in my mind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nothing in stone yet, we've just seen silhouettes. FT scale is slightly above mp-10, while giga is larger then that. Beyond that we don't know much.
     
  4. Grimlock4523

    Grimlock4523 Me Grimlock, KING!!!

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    Oh hell yah! Anyone know if these are a wide release or exclusive to BBTS? Wonder if tony will get any.
     
  5. wildfly

    wildfly Fermenting pork tube.

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    I seem to be one of the few Masterpiece collectors who never wanted this, just can't take to the deco, and i've had my fill of the mold anyway. Nevermind QC issues of late.


    I thought this was one that would never be re-released, but money talks i guess.
     
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    gakken85 Banned

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    Don't you gotta pay up front with source?
     
  8. Rewind

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    If you activate their order stacking feature you can preorder things and pay for them later, or cancel them.
     
  9. Bob 121

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    Should I get one or two...
     
  10. SkywarpsNipples

    SkywarpsNipples ホンマおもろい人やね〜

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    I bought two for 225 shipped when they first came out, but had to sell them for reasons I don't care to mention. Paying 600 to get him back in my collection was a hard pill to swallow, but I don't regret anything. He's well worth the money.
     
  11. Matty

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    This deco is pretty damn sweet, not to mention the packaging is gorgeous as well. Unfortunately the price tag does not jive with my budget. Too many other MPs coming this year.
     
  12. AngryChad

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    The only Masterpiece re-deco I've ever been interested in shall finally be mine.
     
  13. gakken85

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    Seen 4 of these go up on ebay in the last hour.

    One sold for $550.

    Another is up for $600 and $700.
    And then some japanese sellers still asking $1000+


    So is this a hasbro asia release? Otherwise it's not really a takara second run. Not sure why BBTS and TFsource claims this.
     
  14. WrongTurn

    WrongTurn King of the Impossible

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    hallephuckinlujah - this is truly the stuff of legend - so long TRU Grimmy - hello childhood
     
  15. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I'd rather get the Hasbro re-release instead.
     
  16. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Can't wait. One of the two MPs on my list that I figured I would never have in my collection. Now I may have to track down the final one I need for a reasonable price. Love the deco.
     
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    I never thought it would be possible for me to get this. This is fantastic news.
    Goes to construct a meth lab in basement to afford all these Masterpiece's
     
  18. SCENARIO

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    :lol  i hear ya man...


    if this was a later release than July i'd be on this to try and save some coin, but well see...
     
  19. Lbsammills51

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    I think they're focusing on the fact that the original was a Takara product and this is presumably the exact same figure (outside of, perhaps, a sticker or something that marks it as the rerelease, like the Asian market MP-11 rerelease was almost exactly the same outside of the sticker on the box and a small paint or plastic shade difference on the figure). As far as anyone can tell, it's the original Takara product being rereleased by...somebody (Hasbro Asia, Takara Asia).
     
  20. Raiju

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    Neat. I didn't notice any particular mold degradation in my MP-08 reissue (with the crown and flaming sword accessory) that I got from BBTS, so I'm hoping this run won't experience any either. My wallet is getting stretched to the limit this year but gonna try to swing this one (and probably keep it MISB).
     
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