Classics Seekers updated vs G1 paint schemes

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  1. SCPrime

    SCPrime Well-Known Member

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    Now that we have all of the main 6 seekers from G1 in Classics, 4 of them (Starscream, Thundercracker, Dirge, and Thrust) have G1 paint schemes while the other 2 (Ramjet and Skywarp) have the updated paint schemes...anyone else wish they would re-release Ramjet and Skywarp with G1 paint schemes? I suppose I can buy the Takara versions of each but those are higher prices and have chrome. I'm not complaining and am happy we have all 6 seekers. But be better at least for me if they all have G1 paint schemes mainly to be more uniform.
     
  2. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I wish I had gotten a Universe 2.0 Starscream while he was on the shelves but I doubt Hasbro will re-release any seekers I was surprised by the second Starscream.
    My 6 is
    Henkei - Starscream
    Henkei - Skywarp
    Generation - Thundercracket
    Botcon - Thrust
    Henkei - Ramjet
    Generation - Dirge

    I believe they look the closest to the G1 schemes.
     
  3. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I like the paint aps on Classics Skywarp, but I hate that pink color, so I went with Henkei for him. Honestly, I like the stylized Classics paint schemes more than the strictly G1 colors. I think Henkei Dirge's blue-and-white striped wings look so much cooler than the Generations G1 wings. So no, I don't want Ramjet and Skywarp to redone in G1 colors; I want Thundercracker redone in Classics colors :lol 
     
  4. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    I still find it funny to this day that Takara/Tomy releases Thrust and Dirge with "Classics" style paint apps, and Hasbro is the one that does the G1 accurate ones. :lol 
     
  5. mx-01 archon

    mx-01 archon Well-Known Member

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    I much prefer the updated, stylized markings. They're just more interesting. Plus it prevents them from being completely, blatantly G1, when nobody else is such a direct duplicate.

    So I've opted for:

    Classics Starscream
    Classics Skywarp
    Custom Thundercracker
    Classics Ramjet
    Gentei Dirge
    Gentei Thrust

    I like that the new Generations Thundercracker's deco isn't blatantly G1, but it doesn't quite go far enough compared to the rest. So I'm thinking of stripping off the wing designs and redoing them in my own style.
     
  6. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I've got

    Classics Starscream
    (KO) Henkei Skywarp (with Classics in storage)
    Botcon Thundercracker
    Classics Ramjet
    Botcon Thrust
    Botcon Dirge
    (plus Acid Storm and KO Sunstorm)

    For the most part I'm fine with this setup, but if they make a KO Henkei Dirge, I would totally buy it and transplant its wings onto the Botcon or Generations. (well, actually I probably cant cos I suck at removing pins. But I'd like that setup)
     
  7. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    I've got the following:

    Universe 2.0 Starscream
    Generations Thundercracker
    Classics Skywarp
    Classics Ramjet
    Generations Thrust
    Generations Dirge

    I really like these guys - I wouldn't mind seeing a new Skywarp (and maybe even Starscream) with a similar deco style to Thundercracker just so all three of them shared a similar look.
     
  8. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    While I prefer the G1 schemes, I do like having the option available :) 
     
  9. Angelwave

    Angelwave Physical Maintenance.....

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    So do I actually. It gives them a bit more distinction. All of my seekers are the Hasbro releases:

    Classics Starscream
    Classics Skywarp
    Classics Ramjet
    Universe 2.0 Starscream
    Universe Acid Storm
    Generations Thrust
    Generations Dirge
    Generations Thundercracker

    The only reason why I picked up Universe 2.0 Starscream, is because I like the mold and figure I'd have one at my desk. But Classics Starscream is the one on display leading the seekers. And I wouldn't want it any other way.
     
  10. Tiller

    Tiller I don't know nothin'

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    Can we just let this mold die already? Please? We don't need any more releases or rereleases of this thing. It's starting to show its ugly.
     
  11. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    I like the updated paint schemes personally.
     
  12. Spoiler

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    Yeah, the color schemes don't bother me. I just keep kicking my ass about not buying that Skywarp/Magnus pack. I think I saw it once...which is odd, when everyone else was talking about them going on clearance. Had it in my hand, and put it back because I was low on cash...

    Anywho, I think they are great.
     
  13. iamste

    iamste Well-Known Member

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    I just want a damn classics Skywarp that isn't a knock-off. Everytime I go on ebay and see the magnus and warp set going for £100+ I die a little inside.

    Are you proud, Fandom? I literally die a bit.
     
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    I love that Skywarp deco. He doesn't need a rerelease, save that for new characters like the Junkions that we have new head remolds waiting for.
     
  15. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    I own the Henkei versions so I'm not interested in more Seeker repaints :thumbs2: 
     
  16. ZedzDead

    ZedzDead decepticon sabatour

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    in the last year i have become quite the seeker nut. i have the henkei tc, sw, dirge, ss, ramjet, and thrust among amost all best quality ko's and chrome. i have to say the best of the all between J/U are:

    hen ramjet
    gen tc
    hen dirge
    gen thrust
    hen sw
    uni ss (white ver)

    and then you have your customized ko's! sunstorm just looks like a henkei. the purple clone is not too shabby either. the clear ss was badly painted so i painted the fuller colors onto him. the only one in the pics not a ko is thrust.
     

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    Kup-is-Dion Lord Cthulhu

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    Mine are:
    Universe 2.0 Starscream
    Generations Thundercracker
    Universe Acid Storm
    Classic Dirge
    Generations Thrust
    Generations Dirge

    I missed Skywarp as I didn't really shop at Target when he was on shelves and won't pay secondary market prices for him!
     
  18. The Dark Seeker

    The Dark Seeker TFW2005 Supporter

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    To include the clones right? Well....here's my modest collection (errr part of it anyway):

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  19. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

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    :thumbs2:  Awesome!
     
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    The Dark Seeker TFW2005 Supporter

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    Try the flea market. I found two of them loose at one in my local area. With them, I made that custom black and red one in one of the photos I posted (also depicted in my avatar). Dirt cheap too. I don't think I paid more than $10 bucks each.

    Thanks :cool: 
     

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