Transform Element TE-01 (Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Cheem The Rup, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. FattyMoBookyBut

    FattyMoBookyBut Well-Known Member

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    This is what we all think of when we picture a Sleep OP:

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    Is it too boring for MS/TE to produce?
     
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    I can't get over MP44's truck mode looking like a paneled mess, like someone created a model out of paper mache......I'd get flamed for saying that, but in some regards, I do think MP10 is better.

    I'm still on the fence about TE-01. I want a cartoon accurate Prime, but I may end up having to sell my SG MP-10 to get it.
     
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  3. Wan

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    And mass shifting which is impossible for a toy to do. So I don't ming the fake parts. What's important is cartoon accuracy
     
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  4. Wan

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    That legends class looks good. Hope TE can do it
     
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  5. Wan

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    Can't wait to display my TE01 with my other MP figures but have to wait till January to go back home. Now travelling in Asia and bought 5 new figures to add to my collection including the TE01. 20191113_230837.jpg
     
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  6. Wan

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    Yup. Same here. But I don't mind
     
  7. gigtigre

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    Since the beginning, every reissue had improvements, I expect the new reissue to be improved as well with much needed details. I would love a white grill and smockestacks instead of silver.

    I doubt the colors would match

    I think the only reason for the crotch hinge to be whitish on that sleep mode version is that it has whitish ribs instead of grey. I hope in the V4 they will use different plastic colors for the ribs and the hinge so we have a standard prime that would look marvellous
     
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  8. rob_charb

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    Yeah, I just swapped them for the Season 1 antenna anyway. Matches well enough.

    Gotta say, he looks damn good with my other MP bots.

    Hey, Wan, whereabouts are you?
     
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  9. ChromeMagnus

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    You can go see for yourself. :rolleyes: 
     
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    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    Get TE01 Highly recommended. I have V2, and tho V3 is a bit better, I still love it. Mainly because the windows aren't frosted.
     
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    Yep can't stress enough how good TE-01 is.
     
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  12. Wan

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    You mean my location? Currently in Malaysia where I bought the 5 transformers in the pic. Will be back in Europe in January. Will take photos of all my transformers
     
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  13. rob_charb

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    Gotta admit, I was quite surprised by the figure. I kinda expected to be disappointed by it.
     
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    It seems to me there was once a debate about which V3 OP was best. The debate is over. TE-01 is the clear winner. I haven't even had enough interest in my MP-44 to open the box. But, I have 3 versions of TE-01 that I mess with regularly and another version on order. (MS-01 can't support a trailer. That's a non-starter.)
     
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  15. skywarp-2

    skywarp-2 Master of Teleportation

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    At first I did too..
    until the V2 and new head sculpt hit.
    then it was obvious, I had to get it.
    I fell in love ever since I created this digibash of it with Mp44's head..
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    TE01 for anyway is the clear winner of the G1 MP Prime wars. Sometimes less and cheaper are more, and or is all you really needed or wanted.
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    The season 2 headsculpt does look great. I’d like to see them take another stab at the season 1 headsculpt though. Can we get a v4?
     
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  17. Magnusfan Nujevad

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    If they're gonna redo a part, I'd like to see a new metal spine which has a joint in it. He can already extend the upper torso from the hips, so a jointed spine would give him a much needed ab crunch.
     
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    TE....Please make a cell shaded version!
     
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    I must admit though the V1 head really turned me off. Without the V2 I wouldn't have wanted it. But the S1 head on MP44 is equally bad. I don't understand why they took City of Steel as reference (an S2 episode btw). I would really love a new S1 head that looks good on TE so I can switch it around. Add in a damaged head, with damaged parts and a basketball and I'm game for an accessories pack. Maybe they could add some more stuff.
     
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  20. gigtigre

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    Please please please TE do that.
     
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