MP Cliffjumper prototype?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Teletran-1, Jul 26, 2021.

  1. UtahRobotInDisguise

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    I hope this is legit. I have no reason to suspect otherwise, since we\'ve seen early pics of almost every mp months before the trade show or magazine reveals.

    mp45 is a perfect building block for Cliffjumper, and Takara won\'t be as ridiculous to obtain as the FT version will be. 

    Also if true, congrats Hastak on finally securing Porsche\'s blessings! 
     
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    With the recent trend of the seekers POs going up before Starscream actually released and the simultaneous Skids/Reboost launch, I wouldn't be shocked if we did get Cliffjumper and Tapout close together or even at once. Glyph and Tapout would actually get me to buy this mold, lol.
     
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    It’s a very rough prototype. The final colored pics will tell a different story (I know you know this but still).

    Agreed on the feet. That gimmick (if it’s being included) is NOT needed here IMO. That’s an area in which FT did better. Their HS looks like ass tho. And not the good kind.

    the backpack is still a mystery as I’m sure it compresses more (it has to).
     
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    If this is legit I’m not even considering the FT figure. They haven’t done one yet that I think would be better than a TT version. They just never get the face spot on like TT does. Anyway…

    I’m glad to see another minibot getting some attention. Hopefully this will lead to a Windcharger and Brawn to go along with Skyfire.
     
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  6. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    So where’s the back of the car. On mp45 it folds in robbing him of waist swivel, but I don’t see it anywhere.
     
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    The closest we have ever gotten to a Tap-Out is an MP Cliffjumper in prototype colors. I guess it\'s going to stay that way for a while.
     
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    Yeah pass...
     
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    The details on the feet track fairly well with TT's Choro Q 924. After talking to @Sam I guess the asymmetric hood vent thing will be on the part of the hood that ends up on the backpack rather than the foot? Hard to tell if it's there on the clear piece hanging off the backpack.

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  10. jackisking

    jackisking Yeah, the MP line is soooo dead

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    The repaint is probably going to be Hubcap, which I wouldn’t be surprised to see releases at the same time as CJ.
     
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    EDIT: we don't really know if it's complete anyway. That gun looks like it was a failed molding, so who know what else failed...

    I wonder if maybe they are integrated into the arms and/or folded under the rear window. On Bee 2.0 parts of the arms became part of the rear roof. Cliffjumper's alt mode would be slightly shorter (which explains the behind-foot kibble being a little smaller as they're made from the doors). With a shorter alt mode, the arms might not form the roof (notice that the roof-rear windows don't have the holes Bee does). Only other place to put the arms is more towards the rear as the bumper area.

    tl;dr - I think this guy may transform slightly differently to accommodate the car being a different shape with windows in different locations.
     
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    It seems like genuine Takara. Even the windshield comes pre-cracked!
     
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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say that the spoiler on his robot mode upper chest is also the car spoiler. It looks a little bulkier than I would have expected if it was faux and it looks like there may be some kind of slider joint stuff going on under the armpits in the rear view pic.
     
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    Robot mode parts that actually come from the vehicle? In MP? XD

    I think you're right though!
     
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    This may end up officially licensed by Porsche, but if it's based on MP45 it's gonna be the penny-racer style?
     
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    the Gun has a hinge, I guess to fold up for storage.
     
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    Hopefully that vent thing will either be smaller or, more preferable to me, can be folded away and hidden in alt mode, like the modded parts on Sunstreaker to accommodate both licensing accuracy and toon accuracy.
     
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    I.... *loooooooong sip of liquor* endorse this level of excitement wholeheartedly.
     
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    They should just release it green cause screw it nothing matters anymore
     
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