Henkei Thundercracker.......

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by turbobungle, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. turbobungle

    turbobungle SuperGodMasterPhil

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    Hi folks.... I'm guessing this guy was really rare since he seems to be going for silly money.... was there ever a universe/classics release, or somewhere cheaper I can gettim? Long shot I know... Thanks :) 
     
  2. bouncing boy77

    bouncing boy77 Syntax Error

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    the classics version was a botcon exclusive in '07 and is far more expensive than the henkei version afaik. unless you wanna shell out $$$ for either, best bet is to wait if ever hasbro or takara decides to re-release it at some point. hope this helps!
     
  3. turbobungle

    turbobungle SuperGodMasterPhil

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    Thanks pal, I figured as much.... Guess maybe there's a chance what with Generations Thrust and Dirge on the way... Or maybe I picked a bad time to start collecting deluxe seekers :) 
     
  4. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    Just wait.... or repaint a Starscream.
     
  5. Miggytron

    Miggytron Slag Sucking Saurian

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    This.

    Who knows maybe you'll find a new hobby out of it. I know I did.
     
  6. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    The BotCon figure was very limited (only 1,500 or so), so the Gentei (Henkei) was in high demand. The Gentei was a store exclusive in Japan, and was made to order. So there are only as many as ordered, but that's still probably a relatively small amount (but likely a lot more than just 1,500).

    Randy
     
  7. hailstarscream

    hailstarscream UNICRONIAN

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    my first custom was a tc. i took a universe deluxe acid storm and a can of testors blue. took him apart and slapped him together. then get the reprolabels.com seekers stickers and there you go. ave alot of money that way and he looks exactly the way you want. since then i've been repainting/customizing my guys(1-2 yrs). good luck and have fun
     
  8. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    The quality on the Henkei sucks. The missile launchers will just fall off in bot mode. Dont waste your money on it.
     
  9. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Yeah, I love my Henkei Thundercracker but its far from perfect. Get some clear nail polish and be ready to work. It doesn't take long to fix the issues with TC.
     
  10. Valkysas

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    Since thrust and dirge are coming in generations, I think it's safe to assume Thundercracker is too.
     
  11. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeyup.
     
  12. War Bearer

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    Botcon doesn't want us to have an affordable Classics/Universe/Generations Thundercracker.
     
  13. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lolol  and that's not all. All of the joints on the one I held were looser than a New York city hooker's during fleet week.

    BOTCON 07 NERD RAGE!!!!! :Gouki:  ;) 

    At this point they probably will. If they do, it will be a very non G1 deco like they did with Classics Skywarp and Starscream. That way they can say they didn't totally trample on FP's deco.
     
  14. RodimusDawg

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    Wait is this a serious eeeeeyup or a sarcastic eeeeyup? I am counting the money in my wallet with a worried expression. :lol  j/k

    But I wouldn't be surprised if it does sneak it's way into the Generation line for stuff slotted for 2011. I wouldn't expect it this year that is just too much wishful thinking but I would be shocked and grateful.
     
  15. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    great, this will become a lap dance of death for me.

    waiting painfully for a Generations Thundercracker since i have SS, AS, Thrust, definitely ordering Dirge...and i will get SW and RJ probably early next year offa eBay...this will be teasing me with intangibles until Hasbro releases a pic or announcement, lol.
     
  16. Deceptigtar

    Deceptigtar Sworn Decepticon Assassin

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    i have both botcon and henkei. the henkei or gentai like others said has issue with the launchers staying on the arms.

    of they make a generations, sweet, the more the merrier in my classics seeker collection!
     
  17. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Rattrap Teabag

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    That's what I'm hoping for. It'll fit in with Starscream and Skywarp much better that way.
     
  18. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I second this statement. Every joint on mine is floppy as hell.
     
  19. CyclonuS_ZerO

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    Henkei Thundercracker is a great figure if you do the simple fix on the null rays. Considering that Henkei Thrust and Dirge are being released under the Generations line, it's very likely that ol' TC will see a release (at least at some point he'll be re-released I'm sure). I have a Henkei TC, but I think I might go for the Gen. version of him if it happens, though I'm not really interested in the new Thrust and Dirge as I have the Henkei vers. of them. We'll see though, all depends on Habro's paint apps on this guy.
     
  20. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    I tightened the screws on the back of my Thundercracker's shoulders and it's fine now. I think just the rotating joint in the shoulder is slightly loose.
     

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