MPM-12 Optimus Prime (Bumblebee Movie)

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by oku, Feb 9, 2021.

  1. ghostyurei

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    Target delivered mine today, and I’ve got some playtime scheduled for tonight. I’m loving how it scales with TC-02.
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  2. GeoKaiser

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    Thoroughly enjoying this guy! The MPM line in general seems like it’s aiming a little lower on the high end collectible scale (more plastic, less paint apps, etc) and this fits in nicely (and I don’t have to import it!).

    Anyone else think the thighs we’re supposed to be diecast originally?
     
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  3. Radioguy

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    I'm not so hard against this figure, although first impressions were not great for me, but I did feel more was meant to be diecast than the fuel tank.
     
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  4. Seth Sunthay

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    This may be weird but can anyone provide a comparison pic of MPM12's box with others boxes from the line? (For shelf space reasons)
     
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  5. ghostyurei

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    I just so happen to be shelving mine in storage with my other MPM boxes!
    The box is identical to MPM-11’s box dimensions. F8AEDC8F-1C01-4C1F-9B63-51E020F8D8FC.jpeg
     
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  6. Seth Sunthay

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    Thanks! Much appreciated
     
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    I think the thighs were supposed to be diecast. The reveal pics have silver painted thighs and the real figure they had in hand had a very metal looking finish to the thighs making it look diecast. Why it was changed to unpainted bland thighs, idk.
     
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  8. Jtotheiso187

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    Who's going to be the first to cut off the cat ears?
     
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  9. octobotimus

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    Probably no one considering there’s now 3 kits on the way to remove em.
     
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  10. Radioguy

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    If a KO is designed with the fix, frankly some may just go with the whole thing. I might.
     
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  11. Jtotheiso187

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    If it were cut flush with the back it would hardly be a loss.
     
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    Considering the ears form a fairly identifiable part of his robot mode design, it probably would be.
     
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    The thighs on mine aren’t unpainted, they have a silver painted finish on them that gives a die-cast metal look in hand.


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  15. DoctorAlgy

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    It's still too new at the moment, TFsafari doesn't have it up yet. Around 5 ebay sellers are accepting preorders already heh. And this package in particular doesn't have new hands.
     
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    Yeah mine too

    Out of all the upgrades I have seen, these (because they might be cheap) and hands are all i think is needed.

    The figure is a very good MP-10 era Masterpiece figure.

    A fun future upgrade would be a ROTB kit. Giving him the grill. And grey shoulders.
     
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    Used the 3A version as a reference and quickly fixed some of the paint apps...
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  18. Chris C137

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    How much of the red and blue parts are actually painted?
     
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    Any pics with him and MP-44 yet? Just curious how they look next to each other.
     
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    Probably just the chest since that has clear plastic.

    Edit; and probably the arm panels with the windows.
     
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