Predaking metal version question

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  1. Jingjing

    Jingjing Well-Known Member

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    What's the difference between the plastic and metal version of Predaking? Aka what parts of the their bodies are in metal?
     
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    From what I remember a lot of the torso pieces. And on Headstrong his whole yellow rhino back was metal.

    That's just from memory though as I don't have a Predaking anymore :( 
     
  3. Dave_6

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    Was the reissue a metal version?
     
  4. PoweredConvoy

    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    Yes it was. If I recall correctly, Tantrum & Headstron's torso is metal while Divebomb, Rampage, and Razorclaw's waist is metal.

    I have it, but cannot reference it at the moment.

    Randy
     
  5. Dave_6

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    Wish I could find one for less than ~$500 :( 
     
  6. nellie131

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    yep i have the re-issue which is indeed metal and either the backs or the waists are metal, makes for an awsome heavy figure i love mine
     
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    Headstrong's die-cast is the entire backplate of the rhino, and it can throw him off-balance in robot mode unless you remember to use the flip-out heel spur.
     
  8. nellie131

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    yes this is true but they are made well in metal, its a great box set
     
  9. _Galvatron_

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    It is mostly the chest/torso pieces that are metal.

    I have the re-issue giftset...and it is epic. What's more epic?

    I bought it for only $160 just a year ago...Yeah.
     
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    Yea i got mine for 120 shipped last december was a good find and it is indeed epic! Im glad i have the reissue although i am worried because he is soo much metal that he will become loose in combine mode and eventually fall apart. HE IS ONE HEAVY MOFO
     
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    PoweredConvoy Randy of the Allspark

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    I bought mine for 15,000 yen when it was first released. Which was under $150 at the time.

    Randy
     
  12. nellie131

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    mine was more epic i got him for free! a christmas present from my parents in 2004! happy days!
     
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    Doesn't the reissue have number on the figures though? Could've sworn that's what was said when it first came out.
     
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    I bought the reissue giftset last month on ebay 140 shipped. I've seen the plastic version and looks the same, except for a few metal parts and being heavier is the main difference. But I like how shiny the metal parts are.
     
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    I still have my original Predaking from 86. I had received the limbs individually as a gift, so some were metal and some were plastic. I recently purchased the reissue, for more than was mentioned here. It didnt take long for it to skyrocket in value since 2004.
     

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