Better use of Scorpion mold - Doublepunch or Scorponok

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by jerryitus, Jun 26, 2010.

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Which is a better use of Energon Scorp mold?

  1. Botcon Double Punch

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  2. Energon Scorponok

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  1. jerryitus

    jerryitus Transformer vacuum

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    I have to say that I like my energon scorp more despite all the hype around botcon...
     
  2. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    Scorponok's a far more iconic use of the mold, but somehow I find Double Punch's deco way more attractive.
     
  3. starscream-99

    starscream-99 Well-Known Member

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    I just got the Energon one and I love it. I don't really like the Botcon one.
     
  4. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I like the fiesta colors on the original AM figure this exclusive uses as a reference. Is the head a re-sculpt or the same as the original Energon/Cybertron versions? I ask because I looked at the bot mode pic for only a few seconds.

    Funny how AM Doublepunch originally served as an homage to Black Zarak. So this is more like Botcon 2010 Black Zarak with FIESTA COLORS.
     
  5. ckhtiger

    ckhtiger old skool fool

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    can you imagine if someone took a botcon double punch and repainted him into black zarak? oh the travesty!
     
  6. jerryitus

    jerryitus Transformer vacuum

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    Same head, no remold here.
     
  7. Takara_destron

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    Neither - a dark Scorponok repainted into BlackZarak is the best use of the mold.
     
  8. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    Eh... I get the appeal behind Black Zarak (as the old fashion tip says, "everything goes with black"), but I'd rather see that mold as G1 Scorponok. Black, red, and gold isn't nearly as unique as purple, green, and orange.


    But, of the choices here (Energon Scorpy or BC DP), I like Double Punch. As Satomiblood said, it IS Black Zarak, in fiesta colors :D 
     
  9. GreenScream

    GreenScream Neo G1 Collector

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    Man, I wish they'd repaint this guy in G1 colors. But that'd be too obvious. And that means it'll never happen.
     
  10. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I like the Dark Scorponok best...but i again He's one of the few cybertron toys i never picked up. (>.<) Only once i saw it. I have the energon version but he's like missing pieces. i need replacement parts.
     

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