Takara Tomy Masterpiece MP-44 Convoy/Optimus Prime Ver. 3

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Retroheavy, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. Sam

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    Congrats dude!!
     
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    Ummm, did I just read he comes with a Peter Cullen voice clip?
     
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    Status changed early in the afternoon. Haven’t been charged yet though. How do you know you have been?

    Won’t realize it until I get it in hands. Thank you!

    It was really hard but it was the only way for me to get it.
     
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  6. Primus1998

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    yup
     
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  7. Scully

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    Looks like if you remove a couple of those black screws, the whole backpack will come off.
     

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    but why would you want to remove it?
     
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  9. Scully

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    A lot of people seem to hate it. So that looks like a very easy fix to appease everyone.
     
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  10. Prime of Shadows

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    You can remove the voice box part (theoretically) but not the rest of it; the top half of the pack will still be there.
     
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    Unless something obnoxious happens like an increase on Tarrifs on goods made in China.....
     
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    Dying to watch the reviews and see the transformation and sound clips, but I'm waiting until I have mine and can experience everything first-hand.
     
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    So wait you can JUST remove the voice box?

    I can see there being a demand for a replacement piece that slopes into the body, then. Cool.

    (I'm all for voice gimmickry myself but that's cool that that exists)
     
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    Would have prefered to have mini figures more like Chip CHase and Raoul, granted they don't have articulations, but they look stellar compared to those 3. They look horrible... Oh well can't win them all.

    Transformation seems quite a bit involved with loads of panels, not sure I'd find it that fun to do...
     
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    It’s pretty clear in the video at around 19:45. That by removing the screw I previously circled the whole “arm” holding the top part of the back pack will come off.
     

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    Picking this guy up off amazon.jp

    Total $353 shipped is much easier to swallow.
     
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    I've said it before, but it's fucking nuts that these recent MPs can pose more fluidly and freely than most dedicated action figures can, while still maintaining the ability to transform. With complex transformations even. Absolute voodoo magic.
     
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    Dayum, that second pic with the Starscream head is spiii-ceeee! The urge to post "U Got That" by Halogen is strong...
     
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    Good point, didn’t see that first pic before. I suppose you could remove the whole pack then, but you’re left with a messy back. And you can’t transform him!