STS-01 (former TMT-01) AOE/TLK MPM Optimus Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by octobotimus, Dec 28, 2020.

  1. Shmoptimus Prime

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    The backs of the knees are the same because that’s how the character design is…
     
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  2. Rodimus_Prime

    Rodimus_Prime Until all are one!

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    Wow, almost forgot about this. It's been quite in this front. Have they released an ETA yet? IF they have pardon the question.
     
  3. Seth Sunthay

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    STS Bot mode: :bay 

    AAT Alt mode: :bay 
     
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  5. Lockon Prime

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    AAT is already up for preorder on ShowZ
     
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    So far, I think I'm leaning more towards AAT than this simply for the weapon storage/partsforming that this guy has, as I believe BOTH the giant cannons are made to be part of the truck when in the films he only has one. Idk why that's so annoying to me, as I love BA Prime's weapon storage. But honestly, I love seeing so many movie designs coming out.
     
  7. Lockon Prime

    Lockon Prime Get a eye full of lid when I slight ur lights out

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    I think that it's bcs BA Prime's blaster make a very small portion of the truck, in comparison to STS-01. You cld take BA Prime's blasters away from the truck, and still have a solid truck.

    That said, like I've said bfr, those weapon's gotta come from somewhere, as far as Knight Prime is concerned, so it makes sense that the blaster is made out of part of the truck.

    And while yes, Knight Prime only had one blaster in the movie, the magic in the movie can't be replicated in real life. Prime would be lopsided if he was made movie accurate, in real life.
     
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    @Catalyst1945 That's the exact opposite why I'm leaning towards STS. It was either @BIOMEC or @Lockon Prime or both ;) , that convinced me the credence that the weapons should form a part of the alt mode. If STS proves to be the best of the Knight OPs, other parties might start following suit. It ONLY makes sense if the parts transform out of the alt mode, not plug and store SOMEWHERE. Just works. :D 
     
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  9. Lockon Prime

    Lockon Prime Get a eye full of lid when I slight ur lights out

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    Im honestly thinking abt getting them both. They're both looking great, and I can always sell one later, if need be.
     
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  10. Illiterate Scholar

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    I've heard about it, but I don't know what happened. I saw the thread, but it was too big to dig. Is there a TL;DR on this figure?
     
  11. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    Honestly AAT’s is more impressive from a design perspective. They aren’t throwing away half the vehicle mode to form random weapons. As to whether it’s a better figure….. who knows. Neither exists so idk.
     
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    EL CID was better than anything Hasbro put out for that character. Which is sad.
     
  13. Jtotheiso187

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    Having owned it 2X (believe it or not) the transformation was awful, maybe the hardest/worst ever for a 3p. That being said the robot mode was pretty decent looking and felt like a quality figure, until you tried to transform it. The front wheels didn't even lock in place in truck mode. It was overcomplicated in the worst way possible.
     
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  14. VVa

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    I'd say the TLK Voyager is better because it didn't feel like self torture trying to transform him.
     
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    Well, idk if that's a fair comparison considering Hasbro has only made mainline figures of this Prime. A $25 Voyager and a $45 leader compared to a $90+ figure is still a bit unfair. Not saying El Cid is worth $90, but that is the price he was set at since he was meant to be an MPM equivalent figure. Not saying you're wrong that El Cid accomplishes an overall more movie-accurate look, but the comparison seems really unfair. It's like saying Devil Saviour's Devastator is better looking than the SS Devastator. I mean... duh? I would hope that a more expensive figure looks better lol. Also, the Voyager Prime is an actually good figure, even has a better torso too

    They both look really great. AAT probably has the second best looking legs, right behind TW. The main Weakpoints is that his arms are kinda short, and his abdomen area is kind of lacking. Ironically enough, I think STS has the better arms and torso, probably the best out of any Knight prime, but pretty meh looking legs, mainly the shin area
     
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    I am so disappointed when I saw an update on this thread and it's not a new pics.
     
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    It's based on UT, of course.
     
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    How would something that has weapon integration in the transformation possibly be based on a pre-existing mould that doesn't do that?
     
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  20. Lockon Prime

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    Hahahaha!!! I couldn't agree more lol. Unless he means KOK, which would still be an incorrect statement.