Takara Tomy MP-45 Bumblebee 2.0

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by TTemploy, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. Dean ML

    Dean ML Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2013
    Posts:
    13,012
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +23,617
    Definitely a disappointment that Bumblebee and Hound's Spikes don't have magnets. 44's minifigs might be fragile, but I am loving those magnet feet! Especially with my metal shelves!

    Still, 45 can't come soon enough! I could not be happier with the current direction of the line right now!
     
    • Like Like x 14
  2. Xaxis

    Xaxis Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2002
    Posts:
    4,406
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    33, 158
    Likes:
    +7,367
    Right?! I’ve been enjoying the magnet feature so much that I’m considering ordering some and adding them to the other mini figures myself.

    These should work, and they have other lengths in the same diameter if needed.

    K&J Magnetics: D11-N52

    If TT does make a Soundwave 2.0, I hope they integrate magnets as the method for perching Lazerbeak/Buzzsaw on the arm and shoulder.
     
    • Like Like x 8
  3. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing Apparently Ratchet Now.

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2016
    Posts:
    1,895
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Canada
    Likes:
    +4,246
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 6
  4. Prime of Shadows

    Prime of Shadows Quick as Lightning

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2017
    Posts:
    2,502
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    Houston, USA
    Likes:
    +6,895
    YouTube:
    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 5
  5. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing Apparently Ratchet Now.

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2016
    Posts:
    1,895
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Canada
    Likes:
    +4,246
    Huh. Only says [​IMG]
     
  6. Prime of Shadows

    Prime of Shadows Quick as Lightning

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2017
    Posts:
    2,502
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    Houston, USA
    Likes:
    +6,895
    YouTube:
    thumb_good-good-memegenerator-net-good-good-emperor-palpatine-good-good-53388064.png ?
     
    • Like Like x 1
  7. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing Apparently Ratchet Now.

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2016
    Posts:
    1,895
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Location:
    Canada
    Likes:
    +4,246
    • Like Like x 3
  8. Dean ML

    Dean ML Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2013
    Posts:
    13,012
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +23,617
    Thanks for the heads up, brother! I'll wait till the Spikes show up, give it some thought. I do love the Soundwave 2.0 magnet suggestion, though! Wish they'd use magnets more in this line, hope it becomes a thing. I'm pleasantly surprised with how strong 44's minifig magnets are!

    Man, I'm loving how far back 45 can tilt his head! Obviously it's just perfect for a little guy who spends much of his time looking up at his buddies.
     
    • Like Like x 6
  9. Xaxis

    Xaxis Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2002
    Posts:
    4,406
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    33, 158
    Likes:
    +7,367
    Sure thing, brother! I really hope they start making use of magnets more too. In addition to the Soundwave idea, it would also be a much better way for guns to attach to hands than using the often faulty peg system.
     
    • Like Like x 5
  10. Prime of Shadows

    Prime of Shadows Quick as Lightning

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2017
    Posts:
    2,502
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    212
    Location:
    Houston, USA
    Likes:
    +6,895
    YouTube:
    Oh, clever idea! I've been debating magnet-fastened alternate faces..
     
    • Like Like x 6
  11. Xaxis

    Xaxis Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 1, 2002
    Posts:
    4,406
    Trophy Points:
    312
    Location:
    33, 158
    Likes:
    +7,367
    Yes! The faces would be a great place for magnets too! :D 
     
    • Like Like x 5
  12. KayODave

    KayODave Still a grey prototype

    Joined:
    May 15, 2012
    Posts:
    2,261
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +4,505
    Twitter:
    YouTube:
    Just pre-ordered on AJ!
     
    • Like Like x 7
  13. franpincho

    franpincho Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2015
    Posts:
    3,768
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +8,823
    Same!!!

    Price complaints aside (they are real), I feel like a pig swimming in deep shit!!!!
     
    • Like Like x 7
  14. Dean ML

    Dean ML Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2013
    Posts:
    13,012
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +23,617
    We need to figure out these TT surveys and send them in!
     
    • Like Like x 7
  15. WinstoBot

    WinstoBot Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 27, 2015
    Posts:
    2,050
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +1,536
    Or doing a flying pose wearing a jet pack. I’m selfishly hoping the jet pack made for MP21 Red can somehow fit on V2 Bee. It has a slight degree of adjustablity that it could “work” , maybe. I like the idea of reusing cool accessories.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  16. AlbertVanK

    AlbertVanK Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2013
    Posts:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    97
    Location:
    Houston TX
    Likes:
    +105
    I support the magnetic movement. They were using magnets 30+ years ago on Diaclone, Micromen, Starcom, Micronauts and robots in general, why not today??
     
    • Like Like x 8
  17. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2017
    Posts:
    13,722
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Location:
    Queensland, Australia
    Likes:
    +15,027
    Twitter:
    It’d be cool. But I know exactly why they wouldn’t ever do it.
     
  18. AlbertVanK

    AlbertVanK Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2013
    Posts:
    116
    Trophy Points:
    97
    Location:
    Houston TX
    Likes:
    +105
    Why, costs of production? Safety?
     
  19. Digger

    Digger Sharing peace, love and MP Cliff ≠ retool

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2017
    Posts:
    13,722
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    267
    Location:
    Queensland, Australia
    Likes:
    +15,027
    Twitter:
    Cause there’s no need. The ones with Prime are designed to scale with him in the cab, roller and repair drone. So if they’re gonna be there they might as well have magnetic feet so they can stand around. Hound’s and Bee’s are specific to them, even in scale. So there’s no need for magnet feet when they aren’t in scale with the others that Prime has.

    I don’t have a problem. I just feel like it’s not perfectly logical even in terms of Takara.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  20. Dean ML

    Dean ML Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2013
    Posts:
    13,012
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +23,617
    Hound’s is bigger, but Bumblebee’s Spike is the same same size as 44’s
     
    • Like Like x 1