Year of the Monkey Optimus Primal

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  1. TM2 Dinobot

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    Or as I shall call him, Beast Machines Primal Prime.

    Oh, wait. Primal Prime was Meast Machines. And we just had a botcon version. Hang on, I'll figure this out...
     

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    I really hope it doesnt cost over 100$ like every other platinum year of the something so far. This mold isnt worth that at all.
     
  3. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 Ayo Fryman. That uh, that's highly illogical. Moderator News Staff

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  4. SPLIT LIP

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    This is very, very odd, but I will get it because I never owned the mould. Perhaps I will repaint it.
     
  5. TM2 Dinobot

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    YOTH Starscream was $99 while the original Cybertron Supreme Starscream was $50.

    I expect this Primal to be anywhere from $60-70. It costs more to make figures the way they were made back then so taking inflation into account, I doubt this is going to be close to its original price.
     
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    The hell is this?

    ~Waits for preorder~
     
  8. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    This is wildly inaccurate, as gorillas are apes, not monkeys.

    I demand a formal apology from Hasbro for FALSE MARKETING

    Joking aside, I never figured out their Chinese Zodiac releases. Is it mostly just classic figures with new molding or paint jobs aimed at collectors with premium pricing?
     
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    Sigh I was hoping for a Primal Prime reissue/redeco
     
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    and then hasbro is gonna be like "beasts don't sell"
     
  11. Composite Ghost

    Composite Ghost Motorized Transformer

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    Damn. I was hoping for a Galaxy Force Convoy repaint. Maybe next year.

    Does this guy even transform?

    Edit: Ok yeah he transforms. I googled.
     
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    Comes with patented "Dull Surprise" deco for all your generic expression needs.
     
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    I want this or tm primal not bm primal
     
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    So one of the best molds in all of transformers gets repainted? Sure. I'm on board.
     
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    Hopefully this isn't the final deco, and we can get some better pics later on? I was so excited when I saw this - I also missed this mold - but holy hell is that thing a hot mess! I'm in if they can get it to match the kick-ass box art a little bit better (BLUE. CHEST. CIRCLE.) - and I really WANT to be "in!"
     
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    Is it really a good mold? Never had it, and thinking of getting this version.
     
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    this looks okay. lol kind of weird.

    maybe i need to see better pictures. but i am not convinced i should buy one yet. considering i have the original. which looks better.
     
  20. TM2 Dinobot

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    Yeah, it's pretty good. He's BIG though. Just be prepared for the sheer scale of this guy.

    You know, they could have gone with a translucent red "Burning Convoy" version. That would have been nice.