Takara Tomy MP-45 Bumblebee 2.0

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  1. ambitron

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    "This is the best of all possible Bumblebees."
     
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    Lol. I just knew the quote, googled it and came across a page discussing the attribution. That seemed to conclude Evelyn said it so that’s what I went with. Pure luck it was right. Glad I was able to contribute to everyone’s education (including my own)
     
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    I don't know if it's the face, or the poses everyone puts this toy in, but everything about it screams "the big kids being extra nice to the special needs kid."
     
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    Really great shots dude
     
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    Don't fear, we'll be extra nice to you too.
     
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    Thank you for posting the magnet mod for the figures. I tried it out for myself and liked it so much that I went and modded all of them! 16 figures modded so far, including a couple of customized ones. Also made a tutorial on my page as well. Many blessings to you my friend!

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    Butt magnets wins the internet today!!
     
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    Awesome! I was thinking I'd do the same but haven't had time yet to do any besides 45 Spike. Were the adult Spike and Daniel figures from MP-22 easier due to the difference in material their feet are made from (compared to 45 Spike)?

    Also, I see you even modded Raoul and removed his stand! Nice job!

    Cheers and blessings to you, my friend!



    Totally agree!! :D 
     
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    Hello all.

    New to the forum and have a question about MP-45's color. I received him today and I was expecting the yellow to be more lemon-like. After all, this is supposed to be like the cartoon, where Bumblebee was a true yellow. Instead, MP-45 appears to be orange/yellow like I remember MP-21 to be, but who I no longer own. I did find a review online that poses MP-21 next to MP-45 and there is clearly a difference. I also made an effort to check this thread to see if there were similar observations, but there was a lot to dig through.

    My questions are: Is there really a distinct difference in the paint between Bumble 1.0 and 2.0, and if so, did any members here receive what they would describe as a true yellow (lemon) copy of 2.0?? My initial reaction after opening the package was that mine was a knockoff or something. I was very surprised....
     
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    I'd recommend posting a picture. Camera and viewing screens will differ, so try to ensure plenty of light (not harsh light though). Then use the 'upload a file' button followed by the 'full size' option.

    That way we can see what you've got and whether it's drastically different to our own.

    Oh, and welcome to TFW!
     
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    Do you run a store or is that your personal collection? You've got a ton of the same figures that I have! GGG Mikoto, Saber Lily, KOS-MOS, Dead Master... even that Goblin-kun figure.
     
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    Hopefully just your eyes playing tricks on you. I just opened mine last week and had similar thoughts seeing him in certain lights, but standing him next to my MP-21 it's a very obvious difference. Here are mine together.

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    He's definitely a proper yellow - I wouldn't say lemon yellow so much as buttercup yellow, but whereas MP-21 was orange, MP-45 is a true yellow. If you stand him next to Sunstreaker, you will see that Bumblebee is yellower, with Sunstreaker appearing more orange when placed next to him.

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    Just comparing the Mp-45 in your picture and mine in the post just before yours, yours does look a bit more bright yellow to me. I guess I can compare mine to Sunstreaker and try my own comparison shot later.
     
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    IMG_0583.jpg Thank you for the helpful replies. I transformed him, and while I can't stand him next to MP-21, here's a comparison of yellows with Sunstreaker. I still wish Bumblebee was true yellow, but I guess that's just not how he was painted. Maybe the lighting of the review I watched simply made him seem yellower than he is.
     
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  20. Effigy

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    It could easily just be lighting, but it does look to me like your Bumblebee yellow is a shade darker than ambitron 's in his picture.
     
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