Can you tell me if this is a reissue astrotrain?

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  1. Optimus Heckster

    Optimus Heckster Well-Known Member

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    I bid on a bunch of TF's from the same bidder on ebay claiming they were original G1's. When I recieved then I was amazed at how good of shape they were in, almost near mint, stickers unapplied. The I compared him to my other astrotrain and noticed this small difference. Where the wing is on the one I just got there is a round notch cut out and on my other that I know is G1 there isn't. The one on the right is the one in question.


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  2. Gears

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    Well my original looks like yours on the left, if that helps.
     
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    The one on the right is the one in question. The bottom of the wing area is slightly longer and has the round notch cut in it.
     
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    Awsome. thanks for the info!!! Wonder what's he worth? No stickers and missing his gun but near mint...
     
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    Rachael Ray Rocks!!!!!
     
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    The reissues weren't available in those colors anyway. Only black and white (like a real shuttle and train) and the e-hobby anime colors.
     
  9. Prowl_Delta_31

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    Mine is a G1 and it looks like the one you have a ? about. Sorry for the bad pic.
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    For a second, I though you were saying "Michael Bay Rocks" like Scooby Doo would.
     
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    So is it decided that this is a common thing?
     
  12. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    yeah, only white astro was reissued so thats definitely vintage.

    ...man i used to think the black and purple train was lame but now i kinda dig it.
     
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    G1 Astrotrain is one of my favorite figures. I love him in shuttle mode.
     

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