Takara Diaclone 2.0 DA-65 Battle Convoy V-Max

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  1. SHIELD Agent 47

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  2. Novaburnhilde

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    Oh shit boooooooy.

    Let's fuckin' goooooooo.
     
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    I really wish I was into collecting the Diaclone line, but I just didn't have the money when they first came out, and I'd have to do so much catch-up at inflated aftermarket prices (and finding the space for them, and splitting my already paltry budget on toys between Diaclone and actual TFs).

    I can't wait to see how they modernize an already modernized character in their own style. And, most importantly, if there are any OP/UM/NP repaints.
     
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  4. kaijuguy19

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    So you're telling me Diaclone is now doing a new take on the Battle Convoy design which before became the Optimus Prime we all know and love? Well shoot they have my attention!
     
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    I don’t think that silhouette looks anything like Battle Convoy. Maybe it’s just me. I love the few Diaclone Reboot figures I have. I really do. But they priced themselves out of my life... If I didn’t collect Transformers I’d probably get them all.
     
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    Considering Battle Convoy was literally just the G1 Optimus mold, that looks absolutely nothing like it to me. More like a strange version of Super Ginrai / Powermaster Prime, if anything.

    Strange that they would put anything Optimus-esque under the Diaclone banner rather than Transformers. But who knows!
     
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    Looks cool but I thought it was star convoy for a sec.
     
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    Is this update going to be as if we live in a strange timeline where Transformers never existed, and so this update will basically be a modernized version of the toy that became Optimus, as the original piloted mech it was intended as?
     
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    Aw man. When you said Battle Convoy I thought the Japanese name for Laser Optimus Prime.

    Now I'm sad.
     
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    Those feet look a lot like POTP Optimus.
     
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    Are his fists blue?
     
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    I wonder if this now means the chances of us getting new figures on the molds most of the other transformers were based off of will get the same treatment as Battle convoy in future Diaclone waves? I mean the idea of us getting a new take on Powered Convoy is so enticing. :D 
     
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    Don't be supprised if this ends up looking nothing like what you think it is going to look like. Diaclone Reboot is known for DRASTIC re-envisioning of classic designs that were never used for transformers. I really don't think that this will have anything to do with any diaclone designs that migrated to transformers.

    BTW. All indications so far is that this is called "Mobile Base" as evidenced by the new listing for DA-64 Manuver Gamma and Delta Mobile Base Exclusive. THis is in an deco never seen before assumed to be the "Mobile Base" deco and also comes with a bunch of parts that came with DA-33 Big Powered GV Destroyer. It is assumed so far that this is a Big Powered sized robot with a trailer that is the mobile base.

    Until they show more than just a silly silhouette, no one really knows.
     
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  15. Goji

    Goji Diaclone is ruining my life

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    @Everyone saying the silhouette looks nothing like g1 prime

    Diabattles v2 looks nothing like the og diabattles and the only resemble between 80s battle buffalo and new battle buffalo is the head
     
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    The vehicle mode silhouette already has me very interested.
     
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    Looks like a retool of Big Powered which may disappoint a lot of people, but it's understandable considering the complexity of the Diaclone Reboot molds.
     
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    Fans: We demand toy based MPs!

    Takara:
     
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    It may be a battle convoy remake, of course it might also be something entirely new like most of the Trivers subline that it probably will be part of.
    The only real guarantee is that it will be horrifically expensive!
     
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    It's the Armada Optimus Prime figure Takara teased years ago.
     
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