SS RotB Optimus Prime possible First look?

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  1. Onilink

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    The photo isn't loading btw.

    The figure looks okay, though. If I'm not mistaken, that looks to be a new mold. Much lankier than the SS figure of BB OP was, and it's traded out the handheld Ion Rifle for a piece that replaces the hand with a little gun barrel. Just based on the footage we've seen, I feel like that blaster should be quite a bit bigger. The sword's also pretty interesting, not surprised they went for a different paint job, but I am surprised they seem to have kept the Bayverse shape.
     
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  3. Onilink

    Onilink That's my secret, captain, my head always hurts

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    Now?
     
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    I can see where the image should be but it's not actually displaying an image. Just shows [​IMG]
     
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    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    Hey! Better legs!

    Already 10x better than SS38.
     
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    Man that gray is really dragging an otherwise great looking figure
     
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    Truck mode gonna be compromised.
     
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    Alt mode < Bot mode
    Sometimes it's better to make small sacrifice for a greater good.
     
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    Least questionable Hasbro mold layout, why is his waist and sword casted in blue?
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    Looks neat, praying that it fixes the whack tolerances and the truck mode isn't compromises.
     
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    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    And SS38 had the bot mode compromised.

    I'll take an iffy alt over an iffy bot mode.
     
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    Glad to see proper weapons rather than the ROTB mainline Prime's gun.
     
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    Looks alright, but….

    What’s with his cannon being tiny and him being unable to hold his sword properly. It’s supposed to pop out of his wrists, it’s not supposed to be a hand held sword that can port into his arm. They literally did it correctly with SS prime already.
     
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    I was never a big fan of SS-38, and this guy looks to be an improvement, but I'd need to see some more pics before making a final decision.
     
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    Looks absolutely badass, really love the way this looks. But I also really want to see the alt mode.
     
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    Hopefully it'll end up being a similar situation to SS WFC Prime where they might go for a nicer looking grey plastic by the time the figure starts hitting retail.

    Yeah, seems like a weird choice when as you say the tooling already exists from the SS ROTF figure. Though I can honestly see myself just giving this guy one of the SS DOTM Prime's axes instead of the sword.
     
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    Theses a hole on the side of his forearm where you can peg in the sword.
     
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    There's most likely a limit to how big steel molds can be, and therefore a limit to how many parts can be in a certain color if a figure only has the budget for one steel mold per plastic color, thus some parts that would "sensibly" be molded in one color have to end up in another, all things considered.
     
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    Yeah but like I mentioned it’s a sword with a handle, and it ports way too far back into the middle of his arm. It’s supposed to come out of his wrist. Should have been done like ROTF SS prime.
     
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    IMG_0688.jpg IMG_0687.jpg Looks like he’s got the bullbar!
     
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