Power of the Primes Rodimus Unicronus

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  1. bagofshhh

    bagofshhh Well-Known Member

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    This being largely a repaint of the original Rodimus Prime, There isn’t really a lot new I can say about him. He has the same transformation, same engineering, same accessories, same feeling as the original. I was lucky enough not to have problems with my original Rodimus, and I don’t feel like I have problems with this one.

    One kind a funny thing his name “Rodimus” Is written on the sticker kneepads. So I guess if he is kneeing you in the face, or you are kneeling down worshiping him he can be easily identified.

    As a personal preference I think I would’ve preferred his guns be in the same light gray as the frame of the matrix, and I would’ve liked a mustache on the evil Hot Rod.

    I found this at a Walmart in Arbutus, Maryland, USA. Pictures are below. If anyone has any questions I’m happy to try and answer them for you.
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  2. bagofshhh

    bagofshhh Well-Known Member

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    Some comparison shots below and a picture of that knee pad:

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  3. Gligamesh51

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    I'll happily snag this over the original! Love the black and purple deco! Great pics!
     
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    Huh. I wonder why they retooled the combined-mode's fists? They DO look much better and less puffy now.
     
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    since regular hot rod/rodimus has black legs, this guy should've had red ones...
     
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    If anyone is interested here’s the card I got.
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    Huh. Not nearly as repulsive to me as the original. That black and purple do look sharp.
    This went from an "absolutely forget it" to a "if I see it on sale and have nothing else I need to buy like shampoo or crackers" pick up.
     
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    Fists look the same to me, maybe they look different because they are black.
     
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    This looks better than the original use of the mold. Wish they could have done something about the stickers and the backpack, but that's just the line and the mold for you. I think I will still end up getting this with the proper funds.
     
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    No, Rodimus' fists are definitely puffier. And Unicronus' fists have a slightly different sculpt.
     
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    bagofshhh - Can you confirm the fists are remolded. The pic you have of them standing side by side, look the same to me.
     
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    I hope when I find one it looks that good.
     
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    I have seen Rodimus Prime..more than I'd like honestly, in person; but something about him just doesn't catch me wanting to buy him. This DOES. I don't know if it's the quirky details, or the paint scheme in general. But DAMN son..
     
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    I’m not exactly sure, the black one does look a little less puffy. But I’m not sure if Rodimus Primes Fists are also black but are painted that color which makes them look puffier.
    Here some pics side by side hopefully they help.
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    Great repaint for this mold...

    Both versions are fantastic figures... but RU owns it!


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    Uh... no they're not. I'm looking at both sets right now. They're exactly the same. The only difference is a lick of paint on Rodimus Prime.

    That's it exactly. Prime's hands look bigger because they're painted.

    I like this one slightly more because it DOESN'T have the paint apps that the Prime hs.
     
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    Yeah, I could be wrong then. It might just be the paint plus tricks of the lighting.
     
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    The glossy black paint on the hood/fake chest hood looks fantastic, and overall I'm glad I opted for this version over the first one .

    Although I do wish they kept the Shattered Glass Autobot symbol on the inner robot, I wonder how late in production they decided to make the switch. The photoshop on the artwork looks really rushed. (You can clearly make out parts of the Autobot logo under the Decepticon one.)

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