Help - Energon Superion Maximus Parts Question!

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  1. TheSpacebridge

    TheSpacebridge The Spacebridge TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey all

    I just picked up a large collection of recent TF toys and I am hopeless with the parts

    I am trying to complete an Energon Superion Maximus and I seem to have different coloured parts

    What are the purple parts for? Are they for the Japanese version or something? Seems strange as the collection had a bagged up Superion with these parts below in 2 very different colours!

    I know the light blue ones are the "correct" parts, so what are the purple ones from? Another version or just a variation?

    Also which round chip things are the correct ones?

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    Cheers

    Hitch
     
  2. Chosen

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    The five-point star Energon chips are the correct version for Superion. The others belong to either Bruticus or Constructicon Maximus. I'm not sure why you have five Superion stars though, because only the basic combiner parts came with stars, not the deluxe team leaders (Storm Jet).
     
  3. TheSpacebridge

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    Cheers, any idea on the blue/purple colors though?
     
  4. REDLINE

    REDLINE longer days, plz? Veteran

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    looks like Superlink
     
  5. TheSpacebridge

    TheSpacebridge The Spacebridge TFW2005 Supporter

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    How the hell have I got 2 random Superlink versions?!?!? Any difference on the toys?
     
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    I think the darker color parts are from the Transformers Club free figures Skyfall and Breakaway to be exact.
     
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    1987olds442 Cam Maximus

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    My Superlink Superion parts are purple like those.
     
  8. TheSpacebridge

    TheSpacebridge The Spacebridge TFW2005 Supporter

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    I thought that at first, but they are red
     
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    I have the Superlink Superion (Takara) and my brother have the Energon Superion Maximus (Hasbro).

    The dark purple energon stars and weapons/hands/foot = Takara Superlink Superion.

    The pale blue/blue energon stars and weapons/hands/foot = Hasbro Energon Superion Maximus.
     
  10. Chosen

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    Perhaps the previous owner had both sets, but when sold off them, sold a mixed set of parts. It would depend on how exactly you got them in the first place.

    Only differences are in color.
     
  11. TheSpacebridge

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    Thanks for resolving this one everybody!
     
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    Some color differences, also most Hasbro Energon versions of the figures have a "Powerlinx/Gear" logo painted on them somewhere, while the Takara Superlink ones do not.
     
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    Just a head's up...the Universe/RoTF Superion's parts are all different colours as well...none of the parts are the same colour, so you have a different colour for each "hand" and foot. Plays hell on the symmetry.
     

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