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

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  1. Agent 539

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    Guys legit question here.

    I'd like to purchase MP44 but im afraid ill end up with one with bad knees or one that was put together badly.
    Is this still luck of the draw or is there a serialnumber to look out for?
     
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    Knees aren't a big issue as paint issues imo.
     
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    Thanks to the 11/11 sales I'm now a proud owner of MP 44. Very beautiful figure,a significant upgrade over the MP10 mold in my opinion. The knees are fine, I really hope they stay this way, I'd rather not open the legs to do preemptive surgery if I can avoid to. Antennas are are fine on the movie head, more bent on the alternative head, but they scare me because they feel really fragile. There are some sprue marks but not really noticeable unless you look carefully for them during transformation. My only real complaint is that there is some play in the hips so posing hi is a bit more difficult than I would have liked. I still feel the price increase isn't fully justified,and there shouldn't have been the whole knee problem, but when everything works fine, the figure is truly a masterpiece.
     
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    Legit answer here,

    My copy is perfect and I got it from AJP on release day. Probably 4 transformations already.

    Looks and feels like new. Get it.
     
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    I have two MP-44s and my bot copy's knees are still perfect and I've run him through the ringer on poses. Both copies came from AJ. I'm not sure why some are still good and others fail. When I do move the knees to pose, I hust move eerything slowly.
     
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    Can't wait to pair up MP44 with MP45 Bee ver 2.0. Those look great together, natch.
     
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    My copy is from Nippon. The knees are still fine. I also pose him regularly and dynamically.
     
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    Dramatic knee poses ftw!
     
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    luck of the draw. Mine is from amiami Day 1 release. No issues too.
     
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    Thanks all, ill scower the Interwebs for a decent MP44 deal :D 
     
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    Ditto on mine. Touch wood
     
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    Just becareful with paint chipping off his toes (the aluminum silver paint) when transforming.
     
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    and crotch. :-/
     
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    Crotch and headlights on chest were my issues.

    The former luckily are super subtle, the latter is not. The latter will be a quick fix hopefully though.
     
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    Ladies and gents, he arrives on Tuesday!!
     
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