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Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by DaveWire, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. Edwardmus Prime

    Edwardmus Prime Righteous Defender of Ed-Land

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    Despite a few details that are not accurate to the G1 version, the Thrilling 30 Arcee is nearly spot on. The vehicle particularly. There is a Takara Legends toy that uses the T30 mold and gets rid of the black of the Hasbro version. I have to say, she's a pretty splendid little bot and surprisingly stable for having such a large backpack.

    I personally haven't heard of a third party version that lines up well with Arcee's G1 depiction.
     
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  2. Bumblejazz

    Bumblejazz Hm..

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    My favorite is the Generations deluxe.
     
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    Thanks! I've looked around and there are at least a couple Hastak versions that look pretty good. And, here's to hoping that they eventually come out with a definitive version. I think things are, and have been, headed that way for a while now. It's just a matter of time.
     
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    Edwardmus Prime Righteous Defender of Ed-Land

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    I'm personally hoping to see an Arcee which has Combiner functionality. I don't think it would be a definitive version of her, but it would be nice to have one with 5mm peg compatibility. That, and I have an idea which involves stuffing my favorite characters together into a Combiner.

    (I guess a Windblade and Chromia in Combiner form would be good too... and a Flamewar for Galvatronus.)
     
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  5. combinerlover

    combinerlover PREDACON`s , Unite !

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    Yeah , as much as she would be sort of brickish in some lights , maybe not ... But I concur ...I would slap her right on Elita-1 , along side Moonracer and Novastar ( Firestar ) .
     
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  6. Novus

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    I had TR Nautica but I sold her. Sooo, I guess First Edition Arcee and Energon Elita. Oh! And Animated Black Arachnia.
     
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    Favorite version of Windblade, anyone?
     
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    Probably the original for me, though I may be biased since I never found the TR one in retail. I like the face of the recent one better, but like that the original had a sword and sheath that also incorporated into her jet mode.
     
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    I saw one version where her face is partially obscured...didn't care much for that one. I'm going to TFwiki her again. Thx, man.
     
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    OK...I think I want the T30 version...
     
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    Titans Return
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  13. ma70er

    ma70er HasTak/3P TF Collector, Gamer

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    Yeah, okay... this one,
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    Both are nice...bottom one is a winner...she looks eeeeville
     
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    I feel like had the TFSS continued, we'd get TR Windblade with Takara Ghost Starscream Headmaster deco'd as Titan Master Slipstream.
     
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    I'd be pleasantly surprised if Hasbro picks up the ball on that later on. Well, maybe not, but can't help hoping.
     
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    T30. Nails the part.
     
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    T-Hybrid Optimal Opthanos

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    The original Generations figure has a fiddly transformation which leads to a bot that's tricky to pose or play around with.

    The Titans Return version is a great combination of G1 styling and Generations articulation, but that jet mode doesn't work for me (the molding in the legs leaves an awkward shaped jet). Plus it looks like at some point they cut the idea of giving her the signature sword/sheath which is a shame.

    Ultimately I have to say it's the RiD version. Quick and intuitive transformation leaving a great bot that has all of the same personality with few of the T30's drawbacks.

    That said, I won't complain if she gets a PotP version. I'm probably in the minority, but I'd absolutely love if/when Flywheels gets made they retool the jet robot into Windblade and retool Roadtrap into Strongarm. I recently rearranged my displays and wound up being able to build a Fembot shelf centered around Windblade. A Duocon of those two would make a great addition.

    Though I feel like the more possible outcome is Hasbro creating some kind of exclusive Windblade limb (or Elita-1 retool) which would be fun...I guess. But I've already got a ton of torsos. If they do that, again...I'd want a First-Aid or Offroad retool into Strongarm.
     
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    Thanks for the input. I took a closer look at the Windblade options currently out there, and while I'm generally not a huge fan of the RID aesthetics, I think the style fits her really well.
     
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    Unmasked version of NuRiD one in Takara paintjob. WB version with less issues than other molds of the character, as none of them is ideal.
     
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