New Legends EX Armada Prime?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Purple Heart, Feb 9, 2019 at 9:13 AM.

  1. Purple Heart

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    From Wonderfestival we get two new seperate Takara releases. A Star Convoy that is a retool of the POTP leader Optimus mold with an inner robot modeled after G1 Optimus and a very stylized brand new Armada Optimus that can do his super mode! No word on a trailer or Jetfire yet.
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    These aren’t part of the Siege line either, FYI. But aren’t listed as part of the Legends EX line.
     
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    It would be a bit of a disappointment if the two are the same toy due that they're both from completely different series and making them combine just doesn't make sense at all. Not to mention that the definitive high price of the Legends Ex figure would prevent from getting multiple copies to display them separately.
     
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    I remember being in love with Star Convoy and the whole RETURN OF CONVOY in my younger years . But now I only buy characters who appear in the cartoon , specifically the G1 continuity cartoon series that ends with beast wars Neo . I also inlclude the machinima series in that though . So as cool as this is I am skipping it . But it is very very cool.
     
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    It seems to be a retool of POTP Optimus Prime. You can sort of make out the seperation of the chest.
     
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    Could be a siege magnus too
     
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    Psyched to see how this turns out. I could use a nice larger Prime with a combining feature. Especially after the disappointment of the leader version from Siege.

    I love the armada Prime base figure, and I've also always been fond of Star Convoy (who I really regret selling)
     
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    I love the look of armada prime. I'll be keeping an eye on this.
     
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    Well, Siege Ultra Magnus has the robot mode of G1 Magnus and vehicle mode of RID Magnus. Similarly, the leader Prime is an amalgam of G1 Prime and Galaxy Convoy. An Armada Prime with a Star Convoy super mode isn’t out of the realm of possibilities.
     
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    I 100% support an Armada Prime armoring up into Star Convoy.
     
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    Ultra Magnus still looks like Ultra Magnus in robot mode though.
     
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    They have two separate placards...leading me to believe these are two different Primes standing next to each other.
     
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    And we are back to discuss this big beauty!
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    We can see his size compared to a leader class, with star convoy being a potp prime remould. Looks to be a really good hunk of plastic, and the crotch split indicates a super mode. Apparently there are large articulated fists in his heels so a trailer and super mode are basically confirmed. If anyone has pics of those hands, please add them here.

    Man, i am so excited to pick this guy up!
     
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    i don't know much on star convoy can someone run me down on what the orion pax would be?
     
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    thats a good question really. since the original star convoy toy was a straight up, cab and trailer become robot deal. no smaller robot intermediary mode. the original also had a base mode and a Micromaster Hot Rod.

    sooooo, my theory? the "core" robot IS Micromaster Hot Rod.
     
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    Here's hoping that the brand unification between Hasbro and TakTom means that Generations will go with updated Armada designs too.
     
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    the core is a g1 prime to reference the original box art, we've seen the head, dont have a pic on hand but its floating around the wonderfest thread
     
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    Apparently it's based on the original G1 Optimus Prime toy (see the head?). It's appropriate since Star Convoy is actually meant to be G1 Optimus Prime in a new, later form.
     
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    ARMADA PRIME AND STAR CONVOY ARE TWO DIFFERENT TOYS THAT JUST HAPPEN TO BE STANDING NEXT TO ONE ANOTHER!!!
     
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