Revoltech Sci Fi #40: Optimus Prime DX

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by FlatlinerZero, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. Raiju

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    ^ It's possible to swap out some of the smaller Revoltech joints (the main culprit for stability issues being the too-tiny stock ankle joints) for bigger ones (the first run figure had lots of gun parts with plenty of medium-big size joints to choose from). After I did that on both of my Optimii (I have two, mainly for two sets of weapons and swords), the stability issues were more or less fixed. Also, it looks like Rev Jetwing Prime comes with a display stand, so there's that.

    I may pick up Rev Jetwing Prime while I'm in Japan, and display him (alongside one of the originals) at home, and bring the other original to work with me to fiddle with at my desk when I'm bored. XD
     
  2. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    I've heard quite a few people raise an issue with his stability. I've never had a problem with his stability (barring any super awesome athletic one foot poses or whatever). Is he falling over because you guys are putting him in ridiculous poses? Or are you genuinely finding trouble with having him stand all regular like?

    EDIT: Might I also add that I adore the fact that his axe resembles the bat-symbol! :lol 
     
  3. Transmetal

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    I have the original but I'd be down for swaping some of the guns I don't use for the axe if somebody wasn't thrilled about the axe. BTW, just goes to show how bad the leader jetwing looks. Never could get behind that guy.
     
  4. tot_kit

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    The Original "Rakuten Market" Link : :wink: 

    http://item.rakuten.co.jp/candymam/tr-an-02/?scid=af_ich_link_txt


    Option Parts :
    Large jet wing × 1
    Axe × 1
    Blade & Hand-held adapter × 1
    Optional head (open face) × 1
    Optional hands × 4
    Display base × 1
    Name plate × 1

    4800yen / Oct 2012
     
  5. ease

    ease HIPHOPTIMUS PRIME

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    Nice! Been wanting a Jetwing Prime forever!! passed on the first Revoltech & import Leader version (price). This will do nicely,even though the Guns are missing.
     
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    I'm not gonna lie. I'm thinking of getting this over the Amazon Jetwing.
     
  7. Brave Magnus

    Brave Magnus Drawings from Argentina! :D

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    The guns from the first Movie Revoltech Prime can attach to the bot by its hands, arms and shoulders but if they can be attached to the new jetpack then I will be a happy duck. ^^
    I guess I have to get this version too. ^^' Curse you, Revoltech!!!! XD
     
  8. Starscream Gaga

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    I would think it would be amazing to own and then I remember it is a Revoltech, which ALWAYS disappoint due to their horrible QC and low standards.
    I have had far too many Revoltechs let me down and this Optimus looks lacking somehow in the first place, like the first one did.
     
  9. daimchoc

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    So, those of us that bought the Revoltech Scifi 30 - Optimus Prime got screwed... Well kinda...
     
  10. SantaClaus

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    We're not screwed at all, we have the guns that complete the model...and a second sword to match...finally. Revoltech screwed us because they won't give us a shield ffs.
     
  11. megatronski

    megatronski Mr. Low attention span

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    Bought. wake me when Sentinel Prime and DOTM Megatron Revoltechs get announced.
     
  12. TylerMirage

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    The shield! F**K! I was so overjoyed at seeing all of the new accessories that I nearly forgot about his shield. Man, I'd love to have the shield come with him.

    Also, this. I'd kill for a Revoltech Sentinel.

    For some reason though, if Revoltech makes more DotM figures, I picture Starscream and/or Shockwave being the next ones. Not sure why. Sentinel and Megatron make the most logical sense, but it's almost too logical. They'd be all like "Man, most of the collectors out there would really love a Sentinel figure. ... Let's give 'em Starscream."
     
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    Damn that axe looks sweet.
     
  14. tot_kit

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    In the movie, Jetwing Optimus Prime equips with two heavy-duty power guns, one for each arm~

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    Heavy-duty as supporting arms need to be installed(green arrow)~

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    The power gun still connected with the supporting arm though loosened from hand after attacked by Shockwave~!

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    Look at the figure again that supporting arms have been already added~!?

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    I wonder why it added two supporting arms if no gun is planned to include...
     
  15. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    ^Balls, man! I never noticed that. Good eye! :thumbs2: 

    The cynic in me wants to say that they included the power-lifter arms merely so that they can re-release this figure again, the third time with the guns. :lol 
     
  16. SantaClaus

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    OR ARE THERE actually guns included, hooks, and shield. who knows. :)  stay positive :) 
     
  17. tot_kit

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    Showing @ Wonder Festival 2012 Summer in Japan~

    [Forward from Snakas.web.fc2.com]


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  18. Anguirus

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    It frustrates me that this is the ONLY Optimus figure released that can wield a remotely film-accurate axe and shield...

    Guess that makes this a pretty cool release. Don't think I'm starting in on Revoltech TFs though.
     
  19. SydneyY

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    Screen accurate or not, I'm not keen on those wings. But that AXE. Must own.
     
  20. Omega Charge

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    Yeah, that pic with him flying past the camera grasping that killer axe in both hands pretty much just sold it for me.

    I still also need to get Bumblebee...
    All this money...