Classic Combaticons?

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  1. Howling

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    I recently got Classics Onslaught and thought he might want his fellow combaticons. So far I have Movie Hardtop for Swindle and Movie Leader Brawl for well, Brawl.

    Anyone have any suggestions for the other two, or better molds for the ones I already chose?
     
  2. Torque

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    possibly, if you wanna swap factions around, Whirl as Vortex? i think Vortex is a combaticon...
     
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    which whirl?
     
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    Given the similarity of alt modes, Strongarm may work better as Swindle (either in Energon or Movie colours).

    If you want to keep the relative proportions of the originals, deluxe brawl may serve better than the leader class. If you're not fussed on keeping the original proportions, though, the leader mould rules :) 

    The Britucus Maximus Vortex mould would probably work as Vortex, given that you've already got an Energon mould in there with Hardtop (or Strongarm).

    Whilst the "obvious" option for Blast Off would be classics Astrotrain, I don't think he'd fit with the very angular aesthetic of the other ideas... how about the Storm Jet / Afterburner / Silverbolt mould from Superion Maximus? Granted, that does screw up the relative proportions of the group compared to the originals, but if you're going with leader Brawl, that's pretty much a non-issue :)  If you want to keep the size and approximate colour, then RotF Skydive might just about work.
     
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    I'm kind of sold on hardtop as Swindle. And I already have him anyway. I don't want to have to paint anything, so Astrotrain is out.
     
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    I'm hoping when Classics comes back new Voyager or Ultra class tank and helicopter molds are included because of the repaint/remold potential for various characters. A G2 Megatron could be turned into Brawl (among other characters) and a helicopter (Whirl/G1 Blades?) could be turned into Vortex. Considering they could always repaint Hound as Swindle, that's four of the five Combaticons right there.

    As for current figures...it may not be exact, but maybe Henkei Astrotrain or even Timelines Astrotrain could be used for Blast Off? RotF Whirl could function as Vortex even if the colors aren't quite right.
     
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    i meant ROTF Whirl
     
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    Blast Off - Classics Astrotrain
    Swindle - Universe Hound
    Brawl - RoTF DD Brawl(b/c of the fixed shoulders)
    And not to sure on Vortex, maybe Blazemaster but that robot mode is shit!
    Head swaps and new paint jos and voila, Combaticons

    Edit: You know what, scratch Deep Desert Brawl, I forgot about the Deluxe tank Megs. That will work so much better....still no luck on the choppa though.
     
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    Vortex-Incinerator
    Swindle-Cybertron Swindle
    Brawl-Leader Brawl
    Blast off-Classics Astrotrain
     
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    My collection is (and will be) this:

    Classics Onslaught=Onslaught
    ROTF Bruticus w/ FP upgrade kit.

    I just think of it in a RID sense. Onslaught leads the Combaticons. The main torso of Bruticus keeps his Energon name of Barricade. :) 

    I do the same with Silverbolt and the ROTF Aerialbots w/ FP upgrade.

    As far as Swindle, I've customized one at the moment for yourreflections upgrade customization kit. Althought, I love Cybertron Swindle. That mold is just so kickass. Plus he's a sniper! :) 
     
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    Easy. I just can't find a good update of Blast Off.

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    i've got a similar display...its my combaticons from across the multiverse... animated Swindle, movie deluxe Brawl (cuz leader is in my movie display) universe Onslaught, and Energon Cyclonus as Vortex...just need a good Blast Off...unfortunately, there's not many purple space shuttles out there...until FP gets their Explorer out... the Club exclusive astrotrain could work...but his head is SO space choo choo, and classics/henkei are just too iconic as astrotrain to work... today i toyed with the idea of cybertron sky shadow being blast off... he kinda reformatted himself into a big carrier jet instead...but i dunno, since i already have skyshadow as part of my combaticons as a big carried jet anyway...guess it would work until the FP kit shows up, then just stop calling him Blast Off...

    but i do agree that cybertron swindle and energon strongarm both work very well as swindle...
     
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    I completely forgot about Incinerator...and I really like that mold (though I prefer the Takara version more). I think I like that one for a Vortex stand-in now.
     
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    I like this idea, especially since I don't have to spend any money(except for the upgrade.) I just hope it comes with swindle. I actually thought about it, but couldn't think of an excuse for the other Onslaught.
     
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    since, you're using movie leader brawl. you can use tfcc astrotrain as blast off.
     
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    I agree. The head reminds me a lot of vortex. And there really aren't a lot of really good decepticon helicopters out there to repurpose.

    blast off - cybertron sky shadow or Jetstorm the toys r us repaint. (jetstorm would be easier to find)
     
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    Classics Combaticons, that's easy. ROTF Bruticus Maximus, done in one.
     

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