TFW2005 Fan Choice Magnus Statue

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by Joe Moore, Apr 20, 2010.

  1. Shin-Gouki

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    Me too, it along with the Soundwave Vs Blaster that Tony had signed for me by Guido Guidi are nice reminders of the days when I was hands on here.
     
  2. iDarkDesign

    iDarkDesign None shall stand all shall fall

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    Amen to that. I actively miss those days. I love mine and display it next to my TF DVD collection.

    Here's to 'the early days' ;) 


    iDD
     
  3. Joe Moore

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    No, it was a different Chinese member named Iron Bird.
     
  4. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    It's cute, but not really my thing..Still, more power to those who like it. :D 
     
  5. Ras

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    That was in 2005? Wow, time flies!
     
  6. EmGo316

    EmGo316 Freakin' Geek

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    Hmmm

    I think I want this. Maybe I'll make an offer.
     
  7. UltraPrimal

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    Isn't this the one GMFan was looking for?
     
  8. Shin-Gouki

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    Indeed!

    :Gouki:  (For old time sake)
     
  9. Autobot-X1

    Autobot-X1 Mentaly Hilarious

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    I have that statue!! It's great, i got it at a local comic shop! I forget how much i payed for it though
     
  10. SteelMan296

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    Wow... I got mine for like 10squid(thats like 15bucks) and i'm really glad i did, it's awesome and cute all at once!
     
  11. Acteon

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    My girlfriend got me mine for next to nothing too - didn't sell that well in the UK, clearly...
     
  12. RunaR

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    Wow, that's a long time a go. I won 3rd prize with Jazz. A $150 voucher to spend with First4Figures. I wanted the Primal statue, but it never got released or I missed it. So I never claimed the prize. :banghead: 
     
  13. ams

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    Yeah, aside from the two versions of mini-Magnus, the only things F4F managed to get out were the enormous Prime vs. Megs diorama and The Snake-Eyes w/ severed Prime head. It was bizarre how many things they had on deck to come out, and how few of them actually made it.
     
  14. Joe Moore

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    Unfortunately, the market was never (and probably still isn't) ready for a full line of high end, high cost, statues.
     
  15. ams

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    Agreed, it's a very niche market. I think the smaller Beast Wars busts might have done ok, if they could have kept them under $40ish.

    The other big error on their part was kicking off their line with a giant, very expensive 12" Prime and Megatron combo, both of which had just been done individually by BOTH Palisades and Hard Hero. Core characters are critical, of course, but when you consider the tiny portion of the fanbase that buys statues had already had two previous opportunitites to purchase large, expensive statues of Prime and Megs, you have to wonder why they would have started with those.

    And as an aside, I own that F4F Prime/Megs thing, and it's not very good.
     
  16. GogDog

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    I bought the Diaclone version when it was first released.
     
  17. Zaraxion1021

    Zaraxion1021 Cybertronian Monarch

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    lmaoo cute magnus xD