Japanese tech spec question!

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  1. Tarma

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    Does anyone know, or have a good idea about which G1 transformers came with tech spec cards / profile cards?

    If you're not sure what I'm refering to, I'm talking about these:

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    From my experience so far, it seems pretty random as to which have them, and those that don't. Is there a resource out there. I've missed, that lists the toys that should have them?

    I know most, if not all, the G1 reissues come with them, but I'm talking about the original, 1980's, toys here :) 
     
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    All of the original G1 Transformer toys came with them.
     
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    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Years ago, i got a Lazerwave straight from a case, opened it, no card inside.
     
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    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    See? That's what happens when you buy inferior product. You should have gotten a Laserwave instead!
     
  5. Tarma

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    All of the G1 transformers come with tech specs or a profile on the rear of the box (the latter for the wave 1 1985 Takara releases), but I'm certain they don't all have individual collector card style spec cards.

    I also have a 'new' Shockwave and there's no card with it. I'm pretty sure my Trypticon doesn't have one either... and although it sounds like I'm answering my own question, I'd like confirmation nonetheless!
     
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    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    I've got a Japanese G1 Razorclaw with a different kind of card, smaller and with a hole punched through the top. I think the "real" cards came later - I know Roadfire's are on the flaps of his box. Reissues got the cards, originals got different ones or printed somewhere on the boxes, like the flaps.
     
  7. Tarma

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    From what I've seen, (cuz sadly I don't have any... yet), the boxed G1 minibots (before the cards were introduced) have the spec cards as their tech specs won't fit on the tiny boxes.
     

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