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

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

  1. deadgiveaway

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    Didn’t someone find a video where they did the reverse transformation back to truck? If I’m not misremembering and someone could point me in that direction I’d greatly appreciate it.
     
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    Optimus and Carly exchange secrets. IMG_2849.JPG
     
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  3. Peacefrog35

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    Delivered at 9:30pm. They didn't even ring the bell...just left it on my porch. If I hadn't checked online tracking one final time, it would have been there all night.
    I will open it tomorrow. I'm beat.
     
  4. Soundwave3k

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    I haven’t read the whole thread to see if someone else suggested this, but I’m trying to see if I can straighten the season 1 antennae by placing them on the edge of a shelf with the base hanging off the edge and the rest of the antenna under a heavy book for a few days. After about 12 hours they’re already slightly straighter, so I have hope that this is a less risky method which will still work or at least lessen the bend.
     
  5. Prime of Shadows

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    I don’t have MP-08 anymore, but here’s Prime with MP-22 @Cyclonus79 :
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  6. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing Apparently Ratchet Now.

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    Exchanging. Will explain the process as it goes along.
     
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  7. The Mad Demobot

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    Oh Goodness he comes in Truck mode.

    Getting him in robot mode is going to be fuuunnn.

    Man I feel super bummed about TE-01 after this. I mean yeah he looks great for a 3P kit, but with all of those accessories and actual articulation instead of TE's faux joints like the "ab crunch", I may just have to swap him for Prime v3. Plus now that I have MP Megatron v2 it feels like I cheated a little. :p 

    That pose is amazeballs.
     
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    Optimus Prime:” open me...sleep is overrated...just take a peek at me, I won’t hurt you friend....”
     
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    My knees are fine but does anyone have problems with the hip ratchets? My left one doesnt seem to be working (friction)
     
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    Wow they look great together. Damn you all. I guess I’ll be playing photographer this weekend lol.
     
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    For those interested, Paik4Life is doing a livestream video on YouTube in about the next 10 mins for Prime 3.0. :) 
     
  12. KayODave

    KayODave Still a grey prototype

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    This one is really helpful:

     
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  13. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Yeeeah ! That’s that side profile I’m looking for ! Goddam ... stunning ..
     
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    Anti Spark It'S DUB Or Nothing!

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    Can someone humor me and put mp 10 head on mp 44?
     
  15. ACMagnus

    ACMagnus Phantom Thief

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    This might sound a little weird, but have you tried using year old LR44s? I had the same problem as you. I had a few batteries sitting in a Power Rangers morpher for about a year and tried using those instead and sure enough, it worked.
     
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    MP-10's head isn't balljointed and easy to remove. And while it's fairly easy to pop off by disassembling it, it's really annoying to get back in place again (mostly the antennae keep falling out).

    So no, I don't recommend anybody doing this just for shits and giggles.
     
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  17. rkretz

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    Got mine from amazon and took me about 2 hrs to transform but I was challenging myself to not watch a video or use instructions. LoL.
     
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    @Optimus Dime I hope this helps
    A DISCUSSION I HAD WITH AN AMAZON JAPAN REPRESENTATIVE ABOUT RETURNS. I SUMMARISED IT FOR EASY READING. I HOPE I ASKED ALL THE QUESTIONS YOU ALL HAVE.

    Amazon Japan Conversation Notes:

    Question: Will reimbursed for shipping?

    Yes, you will receive the shipping fee for return.

    We will arrange a refund once we confirm your returned item and the following information.

    ・Order ID

    ・Tracking number

    ・Shipping fee

    ・Image of receipt *We recommend saving your document as an image file (JPEG, GIF, PNG).


    Do I have to return the item by the return date, or do I have to ship the item by the return date?

    The returned item should be received at our return center by the return date.


    If I am not able to return the item by the return date, can I extend my return time?

    I am afraid not, but when you check the tracking status and you expected the item is not returned by the return date, please contact us again. We will confirm your tracking status and we would be happy to assist you.


    Amazon return policy states that the product will be reduced by 50% on the refund if it is opened, but the user wouldn't have noticed the issue without opening it. I also forgot to type all in the return description. Will I get the full refund?

    Please note that we will arrange a refund even if the item is opened if the item is defective, damaged.


    If the replaced product is also defective, what should I do?

    I will check our stock and ask your intention.


    I see. For the refund for shipping, what form will the money be? Will it be put into my credit card?

    We reimburse a return shipping cost maximum 12,000 JPY to your original payment method. If the amount is exceeded 12,000 JPY, we will refund the difference via *Amazon gift card. *Amazon gift card is valid for 10 years.


    Does amazon have a DHL account I can use to ship back?

    I am afraid that we do not have DHL accounts.


     
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  19. Nems

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    I was supposed to get mine today but DHL decided to sit on it with a "shipment on hold" status for a day.

    It should be here tomorrow, which means I won't be able to play with it until Friday.
     
  20. Phamduc

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    FINALLY THEY CAME
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