How close are the Skids (TRU Comm. or TFC) versions to the original G1 vintage?

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  1. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    I need to pick up G1 Skids for my collection and I was wondering how close the Toys R Us Commemorative or Transformers Collection (Book style) reissues are compared to the original G1 vintage version?

    I'm basically trying to avoid the Encore version because I don't want the tampo logos, so if anyone could expand upon the differences between the versions mentioned above, I would definitely appreciate it.
     
  2. Insane Galvatron

    Insane Galvatron is not insane. Really!

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    The Book style Takara reissues are pretty much identical to the original. The Commemorative series are about the same, with the exception of missing chrome on the weapons or elongated missiles. Whether or not Skids suffers from these changes, I don't know off the top of my head.
     
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    The Takara Skids reissue has a functioning spring-loaded rocket launcher. The Hasbro Commemorative reissue does not. I think that's the biggest difference.
     
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    Are there any major differences in chrome content with the Hasbro Commemorative?
     
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    Hasbro has chrome weapons.
     
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    He doesn't. Hasbro Skids has the right chrome, and the right sized weapons... only difference is they don't fire.

    To be honest, any version of G1 Skids is so cheap you may as well go for the all-round best which is TFC.
     

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