Oversized KO MPM Optimus Prime - Heavily Modified

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Sep 22, 2018.

  1. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Sorry if this was discussed already but has it been confirmed that there is a V2 coming? I went to showz to finally cave and buy this only to see it's marked as a preorder for some reason. I put the $2 deposit down in case I change my mind but I don't think I will. Is this merely a second wave of production or is it a V2 of some kind? I really really love the look of this guy (although I definitely wish it was MPM size) but the abs and slightly too-small head are the only issues I have and it'd be awesome if one or both of those issues were addressed.
     
  2. Megawillbot

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    It's the third run
     
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    The third run of v1. The supply has been well short of the demand. Plan on waiting for a while... if there's another batch coming. Showz said that they don't know when to expect the next batch in their thread.
     
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    Thanks! :)  Judging by these pictures i'm certain he'll look pretty good next to BmBs Ironhide!
     
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    I don't understand why there aren't any upgrade kits utilizing these desirable features available or even just announced yet! How many would purchase a kit including a slightly larger head with built in swappable battle mask and LED's, battle axe, shield, and battle hooks? That's on my wishlist besides a Jetfire upgrade kit. A chrome matrix with blue LED would also be cool but I don't see how a battery would fit into something that small.
     
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    You can't really modify the base of the head without risking destroying it, so it'd scare most people away
     
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  7. Shmoptimus Prime

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    Thanks for the info. I’m fine with waiting since I’ve been spending way too much money on TFs lately so having a breather will be fine with me as long as I get it. I’m mostly ordering it now cause I’m worried that it will go out of production and double in price.
     
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    It's down on my priority list for the same reason. I'd also liked to see a bigger head, and maybe slightly smaller overall...
     
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    I hope not, I'm still waiting for Wei Jiang to get back to me about a replacement visor
    (The pin on the left one hadn't gone all the way through, so the small connector is slightly bent- I'm terrified it'll break)
     
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    Yeah, sorry to burst anyone's bubble, but that's not going to happen. The ab "issue" goes far beyond a simple QC mess up. It's fundamentally a design flaw and requires serious reengineering in order to fix.
     
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    Yeah people are wanting an ab fix but Wei jiang doesn’t even see it as a problem. At best they’ll do a Dotm version (maybe) but even if that happens it doesn’t look like it’ll be any time soon and that’s if that happens
     
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    Yes I know... Unfortunately.
    But a man can dream XD
     
  13. Shmoptimus Prime

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    I feel like that'd be pretty easy though. If they had just made the ab pieces so that they were removable via peg or something...
     
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    You’re right and maybe it might be something included in future versions but currently not something weijiang is inspired to do rn apparently
     
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    Then I'll continue not buying it, I suppose. That's really my only disappointment with the figure, but it's big enough that I'd rather not bother with it.
     
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    Just got this guy in yesterday and had some time to mess around with him. I thought the abs would stand out too much, but the piece as a whole just has so much character and glorious chrome/detail, that in-hand, I don't care.

    This is my definitive 07' Prime.
     
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    Yeah I can understand that. Here’s to hoping there’s a new prime that isn’t based on the mpm 4 mold
     
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