SS RotB Optimus Prime possible First look?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Onilink, May 7, 2023.

  1. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Content Contributor Veteran

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    There has been times in recent years where Target cancelled preorders for their exclusives but those same exclusives later ended up in their stores in abundance. Was hoping they could at least resolve their preorder hurdles. If not, hopefully they’ll eventually restock this figure so that anyone with preorders cancelled can reorder or pick it up from their stores.
     
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  2. Rogzilla

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    Fingers crossed. But I think I’m gonna preorder that BWKO just in case.
     
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  3. realwhz

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    Target eventually canceled my preorder after several times of delays (I approved the delay each time). I am not feeling surprised Target did this. But I still feel very disappointed.
     
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  4. Skrunklemin

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    Same here exactly. Shame as it looks like a fun mold.
     
  5. zane1345

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    People who own the mold, How're you guys finding the overall QC of the figure ? Are any of the mushroom pegs popping out or any joints loose ?
     
  6. JonzyYT

    JonzyYT Studio Series is great again!

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    It's absolutely fine. Pretty solid on mine.
     
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  7. Fenrys

    Fenrys Formerly Tigatron2002

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    QC on mine is solid
     
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    OverloadedTaco I don't know what to put here anymore

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    Mine pretty good as well, nothing to complain about, though if you plan on getting the upgrade gun please shave the peg down by like 40% because IT WILL GET STUCK
     
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    Sorry for the spam again guys. Has anyone had problems with this joint ? It's just that mushroom pegs scare me and I'm kinda addicted to playing around with this guy. I love transforming the figure and was wondering if transforming the figure multiple times may damage the mushroom peg ? Currently that joint on my figure seems solid it doesnt feel like its gonna pop off but im just worried if it'll pop out overtime ?
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  10. mx-01 archon

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    I wouldn't be worried about that joint. Practically every Transformer in the last ~5 years that's not an MP has been designed similarly.
     
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  11. deathzero23

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    So with the cancellation of SS-102 by Target, people are gonna storm Takara-Tomy of Pre-Orders. And they have no choice but to pay extra.

    It shouldn't been a Target Exclusive for a Main Key Character figure.
    So what if Hasbro had a full slots for their voyager figure in ROTB Studio Series?
    I mean how Hasbro fumbled the ball that easy. It's a freakin' Optimus Prime wanted by many. And they dropped OP to Target as an exclusive?

    It's really a head scratcher for me.
    Who is used for the past 16 years of toy collecting that an Optimus Prime figure a Flagship character not ending up as a store exclusive.
     
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  12. Mister Z

    Mister Z Owner of way too many Optimus Prime figures

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    I would have gone Takara if they had silver paint. But it looks identical to the Hasbro version, so I'm going Black Mamba. Just have to figure out how I'm gonna get Autobot symbols on him though
     
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    I just had thought. What if theses go straight to the liquidation stores? Similar to all the other exclusives showing up.
     
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    Idk why it would, this thing is sold out everywhere.
     
  15. Jeddostotle7

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    So is Velocitron Cosmos, but it's been popping up at some Ross stores alongside the non-sold-out figures from the Velocitron Collection very recently apparently.
     
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    Cancellation hit me too. What's the point of a preorder then?