Chopper question

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  1. jessecuster

    jessecuster One Goal!

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    So I have all of the available TFTM Legends on my desk at work and find myself playing with Blackout more than any of the others. What do you think are the best helicopter TFs? If I were to seek out all of the helicopters available throughout the generations which ones are the most accurate? Which are the best for bot mode and which for alt mode?
     
  2. Foster

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    Cybertron Evac is one of my favorites. I love his blades and his hook. There's a legends version too if you are a fan of the size class.
     
  3. Grimlock_13

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    Cybertron Evac is definitely the best helicopter TF EVER, hands down. I don't have the legends size one though, only the voyager. Though if you have the money to spare, get the bigger version. The helicopter mode is great, and the robot mode is awesome...plenty of articulation that can be used to make action poses.
     
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    I've had my Pretender Sky High around quite a bit lately. His rotors become a double-bladed scythe. Now THAT's one of the best weapons of all G1.

    I'm not saying he can hold a candle to Evac, but his scythe is cool.
     
  5. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    I never had Sky High but that sounds awesome. One of these days maybe I'll try to find one on ebay.
     
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    I'd say that Cybertron Evac is not only one of the best helicopter Transformers ever, but one of the best figures of the entire Unicron trilogy. I'm sad that they have never done a repaint of him, I could totally go for a second helping of that mold.

    Other good helicopter transformers, in my opinion, include: G1 Sandstorm, Energon Bulkhead, Energon Stormcloud/Blackout, and Universe Whirl. I'm also quite looking forward to the Evac redeco of Movie Blackout, and Incinerator (if an Osprey counts as a chopper).
     
  7. thor20

    thor20 Omnibot

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    Dont forget about G1 Springer. He was my favorite when I was a kid. Unfortunately I lost him.
     
  8. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Ah yes, Bulkhead is cool as well. I just hated the lame moustace on its face. And Stormcloud/ Blackout as well, IMO thats one of the best basic molds in the last three lines.
     
  9. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Since I don't have too many, I can't really say too much... E Bulkhead is my favorite of what I have though. I think I only saw Cyb Evac once and didn't have the cash on me, and now I won't pay what it goes for... So I doubt I'll ever get one.
     
  10. circuitspore

    circuitspore Need More Helicopters!

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    Yeah, I'd love an Evac redeco, maybe sans the hook (I like symmetry). I had Evac, but I really really hated that yellow color so I got rid of him. Might pick up the legends 'Whirl' repaint....
     
  11. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    I'm surprised no one mentions G.1 Whirl or Targetmaster Spinister ! pretty good helo-modes.
    I'd say G.1 Whirl is the best, very good alt mode and good articulate robot for a G.1.
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    Yeah, I just got a Spinister. He's cool as hell!. I should have picked him instead of Quake off the shelf back in 1988.
     
  13. Chaos Muffin

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    I like Energon Quickstrike (& springer), reminds me of Blue Thunder, er um Red Thunder

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    Im in with the Evacs , he's cool like Airwolf

    G1 Vortex was cool, he had shoulders that let him aim almost anywhere
     
  14. Foster

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    ^^ Badass helicopter + a back-mounted ED-209 = win. He's like Sky Lynx with a handlebar mustache.
     
  15. circuitspore

    circuitspore Need More Helicopters!

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    Haha! Yeah, I'm glad I made the right choice 'back in the day'.
     
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    Only chopper I had in the 80s was Sandstorm. Not the best chopper, but having a buggy mode for when that got boring was a big plus to me back then.
     
  17. Seawing

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    Energon Blackout and Stormcloud are among my faves in both choppah and robot modes
     

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