Takara Tomy Pre-Orders For February 2024: Legacy & Studio Series

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  1. Black Convoy

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    I really wish that Dreadwing in person looked more like how he does in these pictures. I think he looks too dark in hand. A darker color serves the mold a lot better. DW_001-1278x665.png TL-57-Dreadwing-06.jpg
     
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    Okay, I\'ll ask... has anyone already planned to cobble SS Magnus together with Combiner Wars limbs?
     
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    Yay images I can easily digibash. More poses and lack of an involved background to crop out.
     
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    I wish we could. The pegs on magnuses thighs and shoulders look too thin. Plus even if they were the same size you could only peg torsos into them.
     
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    I'm going to display SS Magnus in pieces to see how many people ask what happened.

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    "TIS MERELY A FLESH WOUND!"
     
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    This is not a problem. Lovecraftian body horror Magnus, with an entire torso in place of each limb

    Imagine you take 4 entire CW combiners, remove one arm each, and clip the shoulder sockets to Magnus. A quadruple combiner centaur Magnus. 8 legs and 4 arms
     
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    That's cursed and I'm all for it lol.
     
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    Next year 
     
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    Still just hoping that magnus isn\'t a partsformer
     
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    He isn't. He's an all-in-one figure, so he's animation-accurate. The limbs come off as a gimmick to replicate the scene where he's blown to bits by Galvatron in TFTM. The system utilizes the Menasor leg connection, redesigned from the CW combiner port system. Now, that connection does make Menasor a bit unstable when manipulating his legs (sometimes they lock nice and tight, other times the spring doesn't seem to do its job as well), so I'd imagine that could be touch and go on some people's copies. I don't think Magnus will be perfect across the board. Too many points of manipulation and failure. I'd say he'll overall be okay, though.
     
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    The studio series line is shaping up to be next level. I mean hell even legacy with it's releases I don't care about seems to be crushing it. Already have primal on pre-order. Magnus is next.
     
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    either the matrix is upside down in Magnus' photos...

    Or he is.

    I think it's the latter.
     
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    The legs on Magnus look to use that redesigned CW system, but the arms look to just slide off after moving a panel on the back of them.
     
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    They might be. Same principle at the core, though.
     
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    Seems like Magnus has been designed altmode first. His alternative form is much better that WFC mold (which I have), but the robot mode is just too wide. I'm sure he was thinner in the cartoon.
     
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    IgnikaMarcus Scale Charts are pointless.

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    He was thinner.
     
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