When I bought Classics Astrotrain, I thought he was just "ok." A decent bot mode, and two passable alt modes. It's amazing what a nicer paint-job can do for a figure. He has gone from being just "ok," to being downright amazing in my book. This figure has one of the nicest paint-jobs I've seen on any transformer. The purple is rich, richer than the purple Hasbro used. Also the Grey has a gloss to it that's very impressive. The chrome on the exhaust is a very nice, regal touch. When I hold henkei-train, I can almost hear the G1 voice yelling back at me, "Jettison some weight!" Only gripes I have is that there was some extra white paint splattered on his helmet, but I managed to scrape off most of it. Also I wish the gun had been purple to match his body. The Hasbro gun can be used but like I said the purple color is not the same. After playing with henkei-train, the hasbro toy feels like a cheap unpainted knock-off. It's just that much of an improvement. Also all the joints are tighter and more sturdy on henkei-train. If you only buy one Henkei, make it Astrotrain!