TF prototypes

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by heraldofunicron, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. Goldprime

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    Well apparently it's not mine lol. I posted it here and someone front paged it without me ‍♂️
     
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    The Easter bunny... common mate...
     
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    I just wanna see more that's all.
     
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    Sure... here you go...
     

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    I found this amusing. As much as we hold test shots in a high regard this is a remind that most are just discarded in bulk. A Chinese marketplace seller has been selling headless Metalhawks over the last year but must have finally hit the bottom of the barrel, and revealed his stash when he recently sold these parts lots.

    Also, here's an orange Bludgeon body. The red one seems relatively common compared to non-red ones from what I can tell.


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    Prototype Legacy United ANIMATED Optimus Prime. 1 with mouth piece 1 without....

    BOTH HAVE HEADS!!!!! lol
     

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    Maybe a face plate was in earlier prototypes of the toy?

    Which makes me wonder if there's any prototypes of Animated Bumblebee out there with the unused head sculpt. (no images of it exist so far, but its existence was confirmed by the designers in his reveal stream)
     
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    Makes sense for a later release. Maybe we'll get a Jetwing boxset as a future pulsecon exclusive as some speculated.
     
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    Damn. Wish this came on the first release, as a faceplate would have made him my definitive Optimus design.
     
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    Interesting. Maybe he was originally intended to come with two swappable heads, but it was cut at some point in production. For those who have him, how easy is it to remove his head?
     
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    This is awesome!
    But personally, I believe TFA, TFP and Bayverse Primes look better without face plates.

    Though it's good to know some will be happier with this release!
     
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    Yeah definitely planning for repaints and a possible Jetwing Optimus Prime as a Pulsecon type exclusive or even Leader Class.
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    I just got an Amazon order on the one that\'s out right now.  It\'s crazy this Prime is spiked by third party sellers already, but fortunate caught Amazon having their MSRP stock in.  Hopefully this alt head will not be a pain to track at MSRP.  An exclusive on their website would be ideal.
     
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    Probably will be for Jetwing Prime and or repaints (elite guard, Toxitron)
     
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    It could end up being unused. Hasbro always does two head molds for retooling purposes due to the sprues. But I doubt they'd skip on this when they can do a Jetwing Prime.
     
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    I'm sure we'll see this head eventually.
     
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    TLK Optimus also has an unused unmasked face but never had it used, so who knows if this will ever see the light of day. But it’s cool to see it exists in some form somewhere.
     
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    True but that was a different team and they should have reused it, same for SS Prime’s. Easy rerelease material