Is there any reasonable way to obtain the original 3 seekers in the same line?

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  1. Arc Flash

    Arc Flash The Usurper

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    I'm a newbie collector and I'd really like to get Thundercracker, Starscream, and Skywarp in the same style.
    I can't seem to find them all in the same line, within reason.
    Such as the new DotM Skywarp is going to be exclusive to Takara, there doesn't seem to be a typical seeker model Skywarp from what I can find, and the Animated doesn't have a Thundercracker.

    Am I out of luck when it comes to finding these three with the same model, or have I just missed something?
     
  2. Lbsammills51

    Lbsammills51 Well-Known Member

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    All three are available in Armada, Cybertron, and Alternity, plus all three have been reissued by both Takara and Hasbro. Picking up all three for the movieverse Seekers (well, the main three) is still possible if you go for the Voyager class toys instead of the deluxes. However, that DotM Deluxe Skywarp might be a lot cheaper than what a legit Classics Skywarp and Starscream go.

    There's also the Animated Activators, but Skywarp is even more expensive as a Family Mart exclusive compared to the DotM Deluxe.
     
  3. Arc Flash

    Arc Flash The Usurper

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    Gah I didn't even think of Armada, that's awesome.

    Well that's pretty cool then, thanks.
     
  4. Red Alert

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    Classics 1 Starscream
    KO Henkei Skywarp
    Gen Thundercracker

    Still will be around 100 for the 3 but that's the cheapest unless you go with TFTM Voyager
     
  5. Orodruin

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    WSTs would be nice and cheap :D  Assuming you get the KOs that is, but I don't know if anyone can really tell the difference anyway. Cybertron would be trickier, as Starscream had Legends-class and Supreme-class releases in the states, while Skywarp and TC were a different (and rather crappy) mold.
     
  6. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Go and buy 3 Generations thundercrackers and then repaint him as Skywarp and Starscream. :p 
     
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    sometimes you have to go beyond reasonable for the good ones. Henkei SS and SW and go with generations TC.
     
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    Magnus' Mate Well-Known Member

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    Go for Encore reissues of the original G1. Why settle for anything else??
     
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    Why not Henkei TC too?
     
  10. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    I can't say that you're out of luck. It just requires a lot of patience and diligence.
     
  11. Th0r4z1n3

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    Henkei TC suffered from pretty bad mold degradation; most notably the missile launchers tend not to stay on the arms, also it can be pretty floppy.

    That being said there's always the Robot Masters versions, they're pretty good and by most considered to rival the Classics/Henkei mold.
     
  12. ssjkazer

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    here is an option i would take prime line is comeing and hasbro loves repainting so hold out saying that

    classics all the way its worth it yes i was lucky enough to get all 8 seekers from the classics line as they came out

    tradtional seekers plus the brighter white starscream (now with cornation set:D  ) and acid storm
     
  13. CNCBrawl56

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    Ya, i myself am almost done getting all the seekers in the Classics mold, got a Henkei SW on the way and I just need SS, Ramjet, and if they ever make a Sunstorm I'll nab that too.
    But pertaining to the question, ya lots patience is required!
     
  14. CNCBrawl56

    CNCBrawl56 TRU Commander

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    8?
    I can only think of 7
    Starscream
    Skywarp
    Thundercracker
    Acid Storm
    Ramjet
    Dirge
    Thrust
     
  15. turboedguy

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    ^^There were two classics Starscreams.^^
     
  16. CNCBrawl56

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    Ya, but that really doesn't count, thats like counting up all the hasbro and takara versions!
    I go by characters
     
  17. turboedguy

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    I think he was referring to American Classics releases, not characters. Of course if you include both Starscreams, there was also the Botcon seekers released in America.

    But your right, there are only 7 official characters.
     
  18. ssjkazer

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    yeah only 7 by name sake but 8 releases as i said i use one for cornation starscream

    random thought cheap and easy enough to get try the titanium line :D 
     
  19. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    They're all available pretty reasonably in the Movie 1 Voyager mold.
     
  20. combaticon164

    combaticon164 Warlord of Floriduh

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    I love the Robot Masters Seekers. No one cares about them anymore since the Classics came out.
     

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