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

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

  1. Bob 121

    Bob 121 Well-Known Member

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    Kinda confusing since it's not an up front preorder. Do they do a test charge at the time of pre-ordering to make sure it's a valid card, and then assume it'll be valid again in 8 (assuming they aren't taking into account the inevitable delay) months? I would have thought they would just scan to see if it's an accepted type of card then do the test charge like a month or so before the real charge.
     
  2. fearthehoss75

    fearthehoss75 Well-Known Member

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    Looks great!  But not 450 great
     
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    tabtiurf Chimeracon

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    Backpack aside it\'s, you know, fine.

    Bored of this guy. Hound now please. 
     
  4. Bob 121

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    He's starting to grow on me which is really strange. I think his chest would look much better and more accurate if the windows were smaller though.
     
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  5. NSJ23

    NSJ23 Binalternator Lover

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    pre-ordered at ami-ami since it was cheaper than HLJ
     
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    And his autobot emblem on right side of cab also disappeared.
     
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  8. franpincho

    franpincho $449!!!!!!!!

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    I don’t know of many that are paying that.
     
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  9. jackisking

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    It's like engineering and art had a baby.......a beautiful blue and red baby:lol 
     
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  10. mx-01 archon

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    That'd be my guess. Most online sites will go through a verification process like that to make sure you're registering a valid card.
     
  11. D307

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    They are some fantastic shots! That last one certainly is very "heroic" isn't it?
     
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  12. Heat Guy

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    Wanting to think the side of the truck cab folds into the legs.

    Really wanting to see how he turns into a box with wheels.
     
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    Ami-ami and Amazon both quote an RRP of 54,000¥ while AE quotes 50,000¥. Strange...
     
  14. Alexander Fedorychev

    Alexander Fedorychev Power: Optimal Mission:Destroy Megatron

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    Looks nice and accurate but that price though
     
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    They probably did and it set off a red flag in my banks computer system with it being a foreign country and all. Glad to know they have such safety measures in place. Heck of a way to find out though.
     
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    Actually that 54K figure includes local taxes I believe. Does AE ship locally?
     
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  17. BrutiKing

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    You know, I just noticed that the chest windows may not be faux, because if you look at the alt mode pics, there seems to be panels going all around the windows. The outside hinges also look very similar.
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    What is this sorcery Takara?

    Edit: Looking at this closely, you can see the gaps on the bottom of the windows. I am 100% sure that the windows are not faux.
     
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  18. kazukun

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    fudge, caved and preorder this at amiami while I was modifying my March order to combine my MP Beast Wars Megatron.
     
  19. TattooedRobot

    TattooedRobot Desperately in need of sleep TFW2005 Supporter

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    That’s an egregiously big backpack.  Prime’s transformation is that complicated you need that much crap on his back?
     
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    Yeah there store is in Taito.