Transformers Premium Finish Optimus Prime and Bumblebee

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Syndicator, May 6, 2021.

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  1. Bass X0

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    Which seeker is this?

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  2. protohuman

    protohuman Primus was a pander

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    Made a post about this a while back, did a rephotoshop on it and it looked like they changed more than just the tint.
     
  3. Black Convoy

    Black Convoy Proudly Peruvian Transfan Moderator News Staff

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    Regardless of what I think of this figure, I am 100000% in on the idea of Takara releasing "better painted" figures.

    In the height of Titans Return, I spent the extra money on almost every Takara LG iteration of each character....I'll gladly do it again.
     
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    I hadn't paid enough attention to notice that Bumblebee does not have any real weathering/dirt/rust on him. That might have pushed me into getting him, but not just a few more/better metallic paint apps and a desaturated yellow.

    Going to just hold out hope that Hasbro likes making Bees enough that they just make an all-new mold of this design eventually.
     
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    Much accurate in the movie
     
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    I see no mold on toy nice looking figure
     
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    Cardion Courage and Good Cheer!

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    Isn't Earthrise Wheeljack due for the Premium Finish line eventually? I think I saw a chart somewhere...
     
  10. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    The yellow they used looks less accurate than the retail release lol.
     
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    yeah, but it’s custom faded
     
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  12. octobotimus

    octobotimus Bad company ruins good morals

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    Looks clean to me. Which means it’s completely inaccurate to the worn down beetle in the movie.
     
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    Why are the boxes so big!?
     
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    Azuzu98 Still hyped as fuck for Rise of the Beasts

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  15. octobotimus

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    To make ya think you get what you paid for before opening the box. A big box will make ya think it’s a larger figure inside.
     
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    BluJayWarrior Waiting for more AOE Dinobots

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    I'm guessing the Premium Finish Series will all have the same box size, and it's big to fit the leader class figures later on.

    Edit: on second thought, the Optimus box seems to be larger. Might just be big for the sake of it.
     
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  17. lord ginrai

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    By mold, they are referring to the steel mold the plastic parts are cast in. They’re not talking about the mold you’d find on old bread or something :) 

    Injection moulding - Wikipedia
     
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    Really wish they did a general premium finish on this instead of going for accuracy to the Netflix show. That Prime was...less than cool (still love the siege mold though).
     
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    Wow he has a slightly different tint of yellow...
     
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    Pixelmaster >implying toys are good

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    I think they based the yellow off the beach scene with Charlie.
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    But then it's pretty obvious that it's got something with the color grading, because quite literally every other scene has a much more saturated yellow similar to the retail release. The only upgrade I see is that the sides of his crotch that's molded onto his thighs are now painted silver, and the bronze on the arms and legs are now painted.
     
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