Favorite Repaints

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  1. Shockwave9227

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    Which repaints are your favorites? I like the following:

    RID/CR Scourge
    Generations Dirge
    HFTD Axor
    Botcon 2009 Banzaitron
    Cybertron Cannonball (curse you Vangelus!)

    EDIT: I'll also add in RTS Cyclonus, Botcon 2012 Kick-Off (or as many call him, Kick-Ass), DOTM Cyberfire Bumblebee, TFP Hot Shot, DOTM Darksteel, and DOTM Spacecase.
     
  2. 3.8TransAM

    3.8TransAM 1989 Turbo Trans AM

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    Fire Guts Ginrai

    Stunningly beautiful as it is ugly, its a love/hate thing
     
  3. opt1musaber

    opt1musaber Victory Saber's Recruit

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    ^ Fire Guts God Ginrai is so nice. It is in my top 3 best repaints ever. I would say my other 2 are Buster Prime and Brave Max, although technically not really a repaint as he is a different character.
     
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    RID Scourge
    Cyber Fire (Murder) Bumblebee
     
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    Well in no real order, here are all of the repaints I have (excluding G2 Constructions & whatever I've forgotten), and while many of em could be considered mold reuses, they make up a pretty large part of my collection, considering of course that I have less than 100 in total.

    As far as which ones of them would be my favorites, it really depends & changes from time to time, but I've bolded a few that came to mind right way, so yeah. Moral of the story? I have no problem with repaints because Most (if not all of these) figure wouldn't even be in my collection if the only ones that existed were their 1st incarnations


    RID Cryotek
    Robot Masters Psych-Orb
    Beast Machines Rapticon
    Telemocha Tigatron
    10th Aniversary Rattrap (does this even count ahah?)

    25th Anniversary Unicron
    Generations Thrust
    Henkai Dark Skyfire
    RTS Cyclonus
    RTS Rodimus
    Blazing Lockdown
    Alternity Skywarp
    PCC Crankcase
    TF Prime FE Bumblebe (2pack version)

    Battle Ops Bumblebee (gold version)
    TFTM Deep Space Starscream
    HFTD Banzaitron
    HFTD Crankstart
    HFTD Tracker Hound
    DOTM Darksteel
    DOTM Cyberfire Bumblebee
    DOTM Specialist Ratchet

    G2 Optimus Prime (black trailer)
    G2 Purple Ramjet
    G2 Sideswipe
    G2 (green) Slag
    G2 minibot Bumblebee
    G2 minibot Beachcomber
     
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    all the RTS Jazz repaints!
     
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    All of them. I'm totally fascinated with repaints/remolds. It's the main reason I didn't start collecting Star Wars figs. I'd have a hundred R2 units by now.
     
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    Most of the Classics ones (except SG)
     
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    Nucleon Quest Super Convoy
    RID Scourge
    SG Optimus Prime
    SG Starscream
     
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    Prime Hot Shot
    Deluxe Stealth Bumblebee
    ROTF Dead End
    Prime Dead End
     
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    2.0 Starscream
    BiS Cyclonus
    Botcon 2011 Breakdown
     
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    BM Rapticon for me. That made a mediocre mold so much better.

    Anniversary Unicron and Primus were also good best repaints for those molds.

    Then there's the Beast Wars Telemocha line.
     
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    Out of what I have, DOTM Thundercracker, Cyberfire Bumblebee, HFTD Axor, RTS Cyclonus and HFTD Payload.

    Prime Hot Shot looks like a real winner though.
     
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    I try to stay away from repaints unless it is a remold as well. That being said I really like:

    RID Scourge
    HFTD Banzitron
    The SEEKERS!!!!!
     
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    You and me both. I often enjoy repaints more than the original figure, and I love seeing what potential molds have and how they can be repainted/recolored. So for me it's REALLY hard to pick a favorite repaint, but off the top of my head (Oh, I'm staying away from well-established characters who are technically repaints, like Thundercracker or Ratchet or Classic Tracks... that would just get too unwieldy; so I'm keeping to the less-planned, less obvious, more "how can we milk this mold a little" repaints):

    -CR Scourge
    -Botcon Bugbite
    -Botcon Weirdwolf
    -Universe Ratbat
    -TRU Darkwind (possibly my favorite)
    -TRU Countdown
    -Walmart Fracture
    -Walmart Breakaway
    -Walmart Grindcore (man, 2007-2008 was a GREAT time for repaints)
    -Universe 1.0 Ratchet (RiD X-Brawn repaint)
    -SE Dragstrip
    -ROTF Nightbeat
    -E-Hobby Hauler
    -E-Hobby Bad Boy
    -Alternators Ricochet (still one of my favorite figures, years later)
    -DOTM Specialist Ratchet (who I swear is a G.I. Joe Lifeline homage)
    -Classics Acid Storm
    -Animated Blazing Lockdown
    -the Botcon Stunticons
    -Prime Hot Shot (this guy is amazing and should NOT be shelfwarming the way he is)

    Okay, I give up, there's simply too many... it would be a lot easier to list repaints I DON'T like... like, say, that Nascar-inspired Racing Bumblebee that (I think) hit Walmart during DOTM. Or Sideswipe with the black stripes and red windshield. Those sort of lazy, half-way repaints are the ones I skip.
     
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    Master Galvatron. So shiny. So sexy. So why won't he hold me at night?
     
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    FAKER II Cheap Repaint

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    Purple Galvatron reissue
    Stepper
    Ultra Magnus from the deluxe Armada Optimus Prime mold (I don’t care if it’s outdated. I still really like this figure.)

    Me too. Though I turned mine into Scourge/Nemeis Prime.
     
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    Luckily there aren't many like that in the Classics or WFC/FOC line. I'm happy with all of them. And since you brought up the wonky unexpected repaints, Acid Storm wins for being a green Seeker, something I've wanted to have made since the start of G1
     
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    Brave Maximus
    G2 Sideswipe
    G2 Bumblebee
    Classics 2.0 Starscream
    TF1 premium leader class Megatron
    G1 seekers
    Cyberfire Bumblebee
     
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    5) DOTM Darksteel
    4) MP Black Rodimus
    3) Botcon Bonzaitron
    2) Costco Battle Ops Bumblebee
    1) G2 Bruticus (I'm a G2 fanboy)

    I'll also mention the unreleased Terrorcon Bumblebee. That toys looks friggin gorgeous in those colors!
     

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