New Premium Finish WFC Ultra Magnus & SS Megatron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by mike15, Jul 2, 2021.

  1. Megs

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    Here here!!! I don't see anything here that warrants that price. At least it does look more different than the megatron. But not by much.
     
  2. Requiem Prime

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    It you really wanted him looking blasted to hell, this is the best version.  Not sure how the Netflix one was so off the mark.
     
  3. Prescient

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    I was just about to post the same thing.

    I think for me, it's because it is purposefully different enough to the original and siege netflix spoiler box variant which was average.
     
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  4. 2fabdad

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    I missed Seige Magnus.
    Netflix was Bad gave it away
    Kingdom is G1 Awesome
    I will see what my budget says when he is available.
     
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  5. Dfunk1210

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    Yea im just not a fan of this whole \"premium finish\" thing. Maybe if it meant metallic paint like in the past
     
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  6. Blitz.

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    I like the idea of bright blue eyes with a dull silver face. Really makes the eyes pop but the rest is kinda meh.
     
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  7. Mattymo

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    Dude this premium subline is a takara only gig. Hasbro has nothing to do with this line.
     
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  8. UltraMagnanimus

    UltraMagnanimus Fully Articulated. NOW WITH LIGHTS AND SOUNDS!

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    I..... I just don't get it......... So this guy is grey and stood out in the snow too long.
    Doesn't look that premium to me.

    "Premium" should have a lot more paint apps than this.
     
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  9. SoundwaveSuperior

    SoundwaveSuperior "The Scourge of the Sky"

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    The idea that Selects Galvatron is an upgrade over Kingdom Galvatron rather than an alternative is silly. Plenty of people prefer the Kingdom one, and they're of comparable quality.

    Also, in the US, MSRP is the same for Selects and retail figures.
     
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  10. Raiyuki

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    It does admittedly look a tad dull compared to the standard Siege version. But tbh this is one instance where I do think it'll look a lot better in hand than in these pics. Hopefully we see the cab robot comparisons soon because that's what really sold me on this when I saw it. Kinda the opposite of how I feel with the Netflix version where the dark super robot shoulders look really good to me but the cab bot looks awkward.
     
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    I’m not the biggest fan of Ultra Magnus which is why I didn’t get the Siege or Kingdom version. However this PF grey Ultra Magnus actually appeals to me a lot more for whatever reason. Maybe because it doesn’t look like the typical Ultra Magnus, like an interpretation of a nemesis. That being said will the PF line stick out too much compared to the typical WFC paint job. I would buy this, but I don’t want it not fitting the WFC line as well because of the PF.
     
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    I have long theorized that Hasbro\'s Favorite Grey(tm) is probably dirt cheap plastic, which is why they use it on everything. Even going as far as to mold figures in grey and paint over them. Premium? I think not. Give me pearlescent white and metal flake red, along with a nice chrome blue. That I would call premium. This is just pandering to an increasingly smaller demographic of fans who can\'t get enough of that beat to hell look. All while bringing in a tidy profit.
     
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  13. Oniconvoy

    Oniconvoy The Other Black Repaint

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    This is Takara.
     
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  14. Jaguaratron

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    I find it disturbing we have mainline stuff for masterpiece prices.....
     
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  15. 80sforged

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    Well it is in line for what the e-tailers charged for TT's TF Legends line
    Transformers Legends LG60 Overlord (bigbadtoystore.com) was along the lines for a leader. So UM is actually within line for that type of pricing.
     
  16. Dragonclaw

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    If Premium series was done without the battle damage Id have been pulling the trigger...but it isn't...
     
  17. Terrorpin

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    Yeah, it's just what I call that color. Hasbro's Favorite Grey (tm). Because they use it soooo much.
     
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  18. octobotimus

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    Ah, the days when Takara actually did something with the molds rather than slapping some new colors on it and charging an extra $20.
     
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  19. weevil

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    I want PF Siege Ratchet because I missed original Siege Ratchet which is ridiculous expensive.
     
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