TakaraTomy Mall Exclusive Reissue Big Convoy Matrix Buster Edition

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  1. Darkstone

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    That was my original reaction once this was announced, to offer it separately as an alternative. Would’ve been my favorite way to handle this too.

    Them being popular sounds good to me because I'm craving for some more Encore-figures. Come on Magmatron!
     
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    Thanks a lot for the proper and accurate translation. Adding this to the main story with a news hat for you.
     
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    I forgot how much of a sucker I am for BFG’s in Transformers. And learning how Big destroyed Unicron with this is enough for me to pull the trigger (because I’m also a sucker for superpowered Japanese Transformers :p ).

    Also, good to have confirmation that the anime accurate Big Convoy release was indeed meant to be (as I suspected) an MP ‘stand in’. Not that I am happy about it - I would have loved to see BW Neo get incorporated into the MP line - but atleast now we have some closure.

    What is that grey canon though? Just a prototype? Would have been nice of Takara if they included a grey one as well for Blue Big Convoy. :D 

    it would be so great if Takara started tackling some Destrons in this line, but I don’t have much hope (as I said the last time I responded to you ;) ).
     
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    I don’t have the exact dates ready but LG Megatron was used as a stand in for a MP Megatron and like one year later MP-36 happened. If anything now that the Encore apparently did well (can’t see it myself, Encore Big Convoy is still readily available) they'll probably think about making a MP version.

    Looks like it to me.

    See, but the idea stuck! It's spreading ever so slightly; soon Takara will have no chance but to make it happen!
     
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    Humm, wait, so was the anime edition and big blue also retooled? Do they have the extending side hip feet cannons?
     
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    I cheked my Big Convoy . What they have at the side feet are not remolds, but new extra parts. You can remove the mammoth feet easily. It's just a snap-on part. Also, they are not cannons, but rocket propellers.
     
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    Yep, it’s on sale everywhere. I think it’s just Takara saying ‘yeah, Big Convoy didn’t do so well, so to recoup the mold updating costs we’ll sell you that Matrix Buster we still had lying around from way back, together with a reissue of the original Big Convoy’. And if that LG Megatron story is similar to this, then we’re back to where we always are (which is being in the dark as to what or what not Takara will tackle for the MP line).

    But alright, I’ll share your optimism. Let’s see in one year from now if Takara finally wakes up and reveals an Encore baddie.
     
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  8. primalxconvoy

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    Really? From TT's track record of "sudden" or "surprise" repaints, I would assume that it was simply in order to recoup costs (alongside the blue repaint) by milking the mold dry. TT can get anime fans to double-dip, while charging extra for people holding out for the original version.

    I thought the reason above was why; that being it wasn't ready in time for the anime version? Was the anime-coloured version more expensive than any other version of this mold? If not, then I don't understand the this quote.
     
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    I noticed that they came off. At first, I thought they folded down, but they can't. What is their function and how do I achieve that?
     
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    I still have the original, not interested in an other, but hope someone (3rd party) can make a Matrix Buster 
     
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    I'm pretty sorely tempted by this guy, but with the potential for an MP on the horizon I'm unsure.. Thoughts?
     
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    It would have been better an upgrade kit with only the Matrix Buster and NAVI, not with the same figure 20 years ago, it's a scam.
     
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    When will this be up for preorder on BBTS?
     
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    looks pretty good!
     
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    This was a dirty move by Takara. I am still sore over this.
     
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    ...got my notice from the chosen prime this week; my beast-era leaders will finally be complete!... =D
     
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    I can't wait to get him!!! I hope Robotkingdom ships fast!
     
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    why though? the last release was anime accurate colors, this one is toy accurate colors. at least theyre not identical
     
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