Blog #1157: Toy Review: Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Primal

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Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Primal

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Mace Accessory

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This die cast metal mace accessory comes in a banana box, which looks awesome.  It’s really better than the mace.  The mace is so heavy, I don’t think they toy can actually do anything with it.  Looks great though.

Accessories

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Optimus Primal comes with a variety of robot and ape face faces.

Optimus Primal

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Ape Mode: Optimus Primal looks awesome in ape mode.  There is hardly a bit of kibble showing.  He looks like he stepped right out of the Beast Wars cartoon.  I wasn’t thrilled when I heard they were doing Beast Wars Masterpiece toys since there are too many G1 toys that still need to be done, but if the upcoming ones are this good, I really can’t complain.

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Robot Mode: I’ve installed the battle face plate face since I always hated that he had a mouth.  Optimus Primal looks perfect in robot mode.  He comes with his swords and has pop out dual cannons on each arm.  He also has the flip out shoulder cannons.  He was kind of tough to transform.  His chest plate needs to flip around and I had a hell of a time getting it to go.

Overall:  This is a must for any Beast Wars fan.  With Cheetor upcoming, my only concern is that we aren’t going to get the whole team.  It would take a lot away to not have Rattrap, Rhinox, and Dinobot, to say nothing of the Predacons.

Thanks for reading!

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About lmb3

I’m 36 years old, and I work in network tech support for a public school system. I am a huge fan of Star Trek, Transformers, Harry Potter, and Marvel Comics as well as numerous other fandoms. I’m a big sports fan, especially the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. I collect toys (mostly Transformers but other stuff too), comic books, and Red Sox baseball cards. I watch an obscene amount of television and love going to the movies. I am hopelessly addicted to Wizard Rock and I write Harry Potter Fanfiction, though these days I am working on a couple of different original YA novels.
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One Response to Blog #1157: Toy Review: Transformers Masterpiece Optimus Primal

  1. Pingback: Blog #1310: Toy Review: Transformers Masterpiece Commander Optimus Primal | lmb3.net

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