Universe/Classics unreleased Deluxe Convoy/Prime

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Solscud007, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. SentinelPrime

    SentinelPrime I NEEDED THAT!

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    Ugh

    Classics Prime is not one of my favorites. I absolutely HATE the arm-kibble, the head is weird including the mouthplate, the yellow is painful.....I could go on, not to mention he looks like a young teenager Prime, not the powerhouse leader we love.

    So yeah....no.
     
  2. Foster

    Foster Haslab Victory Saber Backer #3 Veteran

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    Just get Powered Commander and leave the chest and head piece off. Couple of shoulder guns and rifles off a vintage PMOP and you're golden. That's my plan anyway.
     
  3. saberconvoy

    saberconvoy Drifting around

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    Looks pretty cool
    it really looks alot better than the real one but damn
    why can't we have it
     
  4. underwear-ninja

    underwear-ninja Eats Gobots for breakfast

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    Wow that upscaled really well. If only Galvatron downscaled as well >:[
     
  5. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm Good Morning, Weather Hackers! TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't remember all the details quite like that but it sounds about right. I remember some concept art from Don which was basically Classics Prime, but with "Deluxe Optimus Prime" in the notes next to the drawing. Didn't realize the deluxe version made it that far. I'm happy they went the way they did though, as Classics Prime is excellently sized as a voyager IMO, and I wouldn't have given two poops about a trailer for the most part.

    (ahem) Takara there.
     
  6. Prime Aspect

    Prime Aspect Visual Synthesis Engineer

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    Some things I noticed on the deluxe:

    It doesn't appear to have the waist articulation.

    It looks like the knees fit under the arms in truck mode, so no need for the folding kneepads. I like this better.

    No holes on the arms for the smokestack gun to fit. I wonder if they had a different way to attach it, a differnet gun (but no smokestacks at all?) or if that was just not in the prototype but planned for the actual figure.
     
  7. DJW107PRIME

    DJW107PRIME Autobot Hero

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    Remold the head and rename him Orion Pax I'd buy one and then the repaint Ultramagnus in Dion colors,
     
  8. Bgrngod

    Bgrngod Autocon

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    And somehow this piece of crap ended up being released as the deluxe figure? sigh...

    [​IMG]
     
  9. honcho

    honcho BW Megatron Completionist

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    Same here. I honestly think Classics Prime works best as Nemesis. It's not a bad mold, but it doesn't feel like Optimus.
     
  10. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    LOL i know rite! wtf!
     
  11. Maximus_Prime

    Maximus_Prime Graphicon

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    that is so awesome
     
  12. PyroniusRex

    PyroniusRex Banned

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    I want it, feels alot more homey than his voyager class counterpart. And he would make a good funnies prop.
     
  13. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    I think I would have preferred the Voyager size instead of the Deluxe.
     
  14. Rayzilla Prime

    Rayzilla Prime I RIP ALL MY RAZE!

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    That would've looked so much better in the Prime vs. Megs 2-pack. And on the up-side, I like the Classics Prime mold, so a down-scaled version would've been bought in a heart beat.
     
  15. Xhairs

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  16. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    release this.
     
  17. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    Pretty cool but I'm glad we got the voyager. I'd love for this to get made though..
     
  18. Nightrain

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    lol exactly. He was always a rip-off without the trailer and I wouldn't have even bought one if not for a sale at amazon.
     
  19. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy

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    In the concept art, he had two smoke stacks similar to the original G1 figure. They were attached to his forearm and would flip down to become arm blasters IIRC.

    Randy
     
  20. Squints

    Squints Well-Known Member

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    To think...they could have released that, in white, with some armor, and made it a proper Voyager Ultra Magnus! Oh well, you know what they say, "If you want a job done, do it yourself". And by "yourself" I mean "wait for Fansproject"

    I can't find the right smiley to conclude the previous statement, so here is a rock band formed from circular heads:
    :music