TRANSFORMERS G1 Optimus Prime Bloated Gun Diaclone part. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . This is why when we got Transformers in the West, many of them had cockpits but no figures to go in them. I cover gaming in Japan as well as the pop-culture here. The (pre-Optimus Prime) Diaclone Truck, though, is so hard to find it’s unreal! Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by skywarprime, Mar 18, 2008. Add to Watchlist Unwatch. I bought this Diaclone Truck together with a Joustra Diaclone F-15 (pre-Starscream) for a very good price. I cover gaming in Japan as well as the pop-culture here. Add to cart. Optimus Prime, Battle Convoy, Diaclone Truck. Condition: Used. No.18 Lancia Stratos Turbo — The Diaclonedeco was virtually unchanged for release as Wheeljack. The Battle Convoy has the large Diaclone sticker on the side of the trailor. I also founded and continue to manage the. Back To Main Page The Diaclone Optimus has 4x grey missiles, 1 grey Car, and a Huge Weird looking Prime gun, 2x Oversized fists, Nozel and gas part (connects to car) are is more detailed. I also do toy reviews for HobbyLink.tv. The "Grey" Optimus Prime was the first Optimus Primes mailed out in Transformer packaging. In that, Optimus Prime was originally released as Battle Convoy in Japan back in the early 80s and now he’s getting a long overdue Diaclone update. Whether the “V-MAX” suffix is a homage to Blue Comet SPT Layzner is unclear but the toy itself looks amazing. Better known to us as Transformers Optimus Prime Priced at 35,400 yen (after taxes), this is not a cheap set but if you go over to HobbyLink Japan, they have it available for a more reasonable 29,440 yen (or around $279). The launchers that fire the missiles are also different. TRANSFORMERS G1 Optimus Prime Bloated Gun Diaclone part. The upcoming Diaclone update for Battle Convoy, also known as Optimus Prime from 'Transformers'. Follow me on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Put simply, this was part of the rebranding from Diaclone to Transformers. The "Grey" Optimus Prime was the first Optimus Primes mailed out in Transformer packaging. Collection of: Stephen Lewis The Battle Convoy has the large Diaclone sticker on the side of the trailor. Best Offer: Make Offer. Like the original Diaclone toys, they also included small pilot figures with magnetic feet. You can follow me on Twitter, Facebook or check out my YouTube videos. The latter is what would make up most of the Autobots, with Optimus Prime being notable here. It is the original name of Optimus Prime in the toyline he originally came from in Japan, Diaclone. It is refered as "grey" because the missiles and car are grey. The Battle Convoy has the large Diaclone sticker on the side of the trailor. The Optimus Prime Diaclone has some great differences from the produced version. But the "Grey" Optimus Prime and Diaclone Prime are very close to the same toy. Here I've taken a Combiner Wars Optimus Prime and given him a new Construct-Bots head and paint job reminiscent of the vintage Diaclone Prime. A remolded version served as the inspiration for Exhaust. Its stature and gravity as part of the European-released Ceji Joustra Diaclone line is no exception, not only characterised as the leader of the heroic forces of good, but almost immediately becoming the most … Item Information. In that, Optimus Prime was originally released as Battle Convoy in Japan back in the early 80s and now he’s getting a long overdue Diaclone update. Collection of: Stephen Lewis © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. The Diaclone Optimus has 4x grey missiles, 1 grey Car , and a Huge Weird looking Prime gun , 2x Oversized fists, Nozel and gas part (connects to car) are is more detailed. You can follow me on Twitter, Facebook or check out my YouTube videos. I have over a decade’s worth of games industry experience, having worked in both publishing and game development. Photos: Stephen Lewis, Back To Diaclone Original Diaclone Commercial for Battle Convoi. A red version was also available as a Diaclone. Battle Convoy V-MAX is released in February in Japan and I only hope that Takara Tomy get around to making a Diaclone game, as the announcement video (shown above) is really great. The Optimus we all know of was shipped with a blue car and black missiles. Price: US $12.00. The only difference between the Grey Optimus is the stickers on the trailors and bumpers. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Before Transformers, there were two toylines; Microman and Diaclone. Battle Convoy was also part of the Diaclone range in Japan before the Transformers series was created and famous mecha designers such as Shoji Kawamori were integrally involved in the creation of the toys. Photos: Stephen Lewis. The Diaclone Optimus has 4x grey missiles, 1 grey Car , and a Huge Weird looking Prime gun , 2x Oversized fists, Nozel and gas part (connects to car) are is more detailed. The Battle Convoy has the large Diaclone sticker on the side of the trailor. I reviewed the excellent Dia Battles V2 and Big Powered GV from the new Diaclone range a few years ago and they were genuinely glorious. It is refered as "grey" because the missiles and car are grey. Here I've taken a Combiner Wars Optimus Prime and given him a new Construct-Bots head and paint job reminiscent of the vintage Diaclone Prime. In addition.....it has a Diaclone license plate and bumper! The name Battle Convoy should mean something to many Transformers fans. You may opt-out by. So Is This Optimus Prime's Diaclone Driver? "Diaclone" G1 Optimus Prime. I cover gaming in Japan as well as the pop-culture here. I also founded and continue to manage the mecha gaming site, Mecha Damashii. Lucky for me I finally managed to find one for sale from a private collector whom I bought from before in the past and always got great deals from. The Diaclone Optimus has 4x grey missiles, 1 grey Car , and a Huge Weird looking Prime gun , 2x Oversized fists, Nozel and gas part (connects to car) are is more detailed. The launchers that fire the missiles are also different. Specifically, Battle Convoy included both the truck and the trailer, whereas just the truck was plain old Convoy (shown below). EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, Michigan Economic Development Corporation BrandVoice. The launchers that fire the missiles are also different. I also manage Mecha Damashii and do toy reviews over at hobbylink.tv. The Diaclone toy series were the precursors to Transformers and from them spawned the characters we all know and love with Optimus Prime leading the A Anyway, this new Diaclone toyline has announced its new iteration of Battle Convoy, called Battle Convoy V-MAX (shown below). The Diaclone toy series were the precursors to Transformers and from them spawned the characters we all know and love with Optimus Prime leading the Autobots. Joined: Jan 16, 2008 Posts: 132 Trophy Points: 56 Likes: +1. The only difference between the Grey Optimus is the stickers on the trailors and bumpers. But the "Grey" Optimus Prime and Diaclone Prime are very close to the same toy. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > skywarprime, Mar 18, 2008 #1. skywarprime DHARMA. In addition.....it has a Diaclone license plate and bumper! By GaZ, February 15, 2005 in Transformers. Many of which were never originally really released outside Japan. No.17 Battle Convoy — The Diaclonedeco was virtually unchanged, except for some decals on the trailer, for release as Optimus Prime. The Diaclone toy series were the precursors to Transformers and from them spawned the characters we all know and love with Optimus Prime leading the Autobots. Like with many of the new Diaclone releases, this Battle Convoy V-MAX set can be reassembled in various configurations and can also store other Diaclone toys in the trailer portion of the set. The launchers that fire the missiles are also different. Loading... Resume making your offer, if the page does not update immediately. In recent years, Takara Tomy has rebooted the Diaclone toyline with all-new versions of these classic designs. The Optimus Prime Diaclone has some great differences from the produced version. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. 98/5/25. Paragraph: Alex Bickmore Whichever official Takara or Hasbro toy line that this iconic and globally-recognised mould has been a part of, it's been the talismanic centrepiece. Paragraph: Alex Bickmore The Optimus we all know of was shipped with a blue car and black missiles.
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