Toy Lab TL-01 Dark Knight (Bumblebee Movie Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. Reygn

    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    I love SS-38 as much as the next guy, see my earlier posts for that, but having it as your Optimus Prime over the rest is a joke; unless you are not financially able to afford the others, which I completely understand and you will not be disappointed by the Studio Series line, you should be able to get the better Optimi. Don't just settle for the no ankle posability, weirdly colored plastic voyager figure, treat yourself to the best of the best, and you will never look back, unless you look back 20 years from now and think about all the wasted money you spent on plastic that can move around.

    Note - No one is a joke for only being able to get the afforable versions, I just mean that people should know that there is a difference in quality between a $30 figure and a $180 figure. I might reword this later because it still sounds like I'm saying anyone is a joke, well, I guess the only joke is on us for paying so much for things today... cough, cough, people getting 7-∞ versions of Menasor, cough, cough.
     
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    When did I ever say it was my Optimus Prime over the rest?
     
  3. Reygn

    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    Never, and I never said you did, I had meant that anyone who chooses SS-38 as their version is missing out on some amazing figures.
     
  4. CobraKai

    CobraKai Well-Known Member

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    Oh. I re read. I agree. Love the figure but it’s not my Optimus. I think in general BB Prime would never be in that standing.
     
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  5. Reygn

    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    How many Versions are we gonna get? Just wow!
     
  7. SideSwipe154

    SideSwipe154 Not a Decepticon

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    Not gonna lie, TW had its hold on me for a while but after seeing what Transcraft can do with bumblebee, (which i feel was be a much more difficult due to his round and stubby proportions/proportions) and how much cleaner TL/DK is with their optimus, its harder to look at TW the same way. Price will probably dictate which one i ultimately go for, so fingers crossed that Transcraft's smaller size plays a role in their price.

    that being said, what even is the price for TC bumblebee, and what would be the likely price for TC's Optimus?
     
  8. octobotimus

    octobotimus Plastic Criminal

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    No price on bee yet, but their 4-5 inch Mohawk is around $40. So I assume their bee will be around $100 (just an estimate tho)
     
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    Man that truck is certainly the best in the game. Great job at showing it’s details.
    Are those the actually heights?
    Oh I see what you mean. I totally agree it’s a pretty perfect figure. But it’s certainly not 100% accurate to the film. I’m sure we’d all agree on that.
     
  10. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    I think I'm gonna stick with Freedom Leader for the simple fact that he has that insane cherry red paint job, and doesn't look exactly like he's from the movie. I don't actually want a Bumblebee movie Prime, just a really awesome prime, and I think freedom leader fits that bill.
     
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  11. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Likes Alpha Bravo

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    So you're saying Bumblebee movie Prime isn't a really awesome Prime? And that Toyworld Freedom Leader doesn't look exactly like him in the movie?
     
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    any new news on this guy?
    he's the best looking (in my opinion) of all the Bumblebee OP the we have from all the different makers :) :) :) 
     
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    So many of these 3rd parties are jumping on that BB Optimus Hype. At this point I’ll probably get the first who makes it to the finish line, or maybe who’s the cheapest
     
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    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    Aoyi Mech Tactical Commander
     
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  15. octobotimus

    octobotimus Plastic Criminal

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    Model wizard god of war is the cheapest at this size. Aoyi mech tactical commander increased in price recently close to 3p pricing
     
  16. David Hingtgen

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    I really hope they include optional "screen-accurate" (aka G1) straight stacks for truck mode.

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    All the fuss about accurate truck mode and no one has a problem that they used a stretched rear on the truck making it non G1
     
  18. Cheebs

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    This isn't G1. Why would we care? I just want the truck seen in the movie for the toy representing what was in the movie.
     
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    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    It's not supposed to be G1 though, it's only inspired by G1.
     
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  20. BrutiKing

    BrutiKing Apparently Ratchet Now.

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    Looks interesting... I'll watch this.
     
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