Preferred Ironhide/ Ratchet

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  1. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord

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    With Ratchet coming soon in the Revealers line plus the rumored Ironhide Revealer, will some collectors use them or the I Gear 3rd party figures or even FOC versions as their main Ratchet/ Ironhide figures in place of the Universe versions
     
  2. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

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    If the Igear one wasn't so stupidly expensive, I'd be all over that.

    Instead I have no G1-update-standin Ratchet.
     
  3. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Henkei versions of both stay for the moment.
     
  4. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    FOC. Close Enough.
     
  5. Anguirus

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    IGear's wowed me at first, but the price and time have really made me cool on it. I traded for a Henkei Ratchet, that will serve me just fine.

    The Cyberverse Commander Ironhide is unmistakably the G1 character with nods to more recent incarnations (who were arguably more interesting anyway, at least visually). He will be bought, and if a Deluxe comes out with the same design he will be bought so fast it will leave a smoking peg behind.

    Although I'll actually be a little bummed if he then goes and shows up in Prime anyway. I'm all for more characters showing up in Prime, but NO NOSES.
     
  6. Grimlock_13

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    Still going with iGear's, whenever they finally get released. The price is quite high but since Hasbro isn't releasing much that I'm interested in I have plenty of $$$ to spend on 3rd party items.
     
  7. dkr7

    dkr7 "Argh' Hexagonal Nuts!"

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    iGears if they ever get released, however if Takara do indeed end up doing smaller scale MP's then i'd buy their versions of Ironhide/Ratchet as i'm sure they'd be one of the early releases.
     
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    Using the Henkei versions for Robot modes and Encore versions in Vehicle modes. Just feels right that way!
     
  9. bossprime

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    well the universe versions suck, igears don't look great to me plus there 120 dollars, and the revealer figures are for well transformers prime and plus that new prime ratchet looks small and he should be a voyager.
     
  10. Bountyan

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    iGear one is too big and looks too G1. FoC ones would have cybertronian modes. RiD ones would like out of place. I'm sticking with Universe.
     
  11. Lbsammills51

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    I'm sticking with the Henkeis I picked up when the first came out. Prime fits with Prime and the iGear stuff looks nice but is too big for Classics for my tastes. I think the iGear stuff would work better as Masterpieces with MP-10, if I decided to buy them and place them in a line.

    I can't imagine replacing the Henkeis until/unless Hasbro/Takara makes better ones. It's not a superb mold, but it will suffice for my collection.
     
  12. LogicalLuke

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    The Henkei/Universe are more than adequate and infinitely better than the original G1 versions. They even have HEADS. :lol  What's not to like really? IGear is best suited for MP, IMO.
     
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    I don't know if I'm in the minority, but the Universe 2.0 versions are my preferred Ironhide and Ratchet. I actually like those molds despite their weaknesses!
     
  14. Thundershot

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    I used to have a shelf that had Ironhides and Ratchets from the various continuities:

    Ironhide: Universe Deluxe, Energon Voyager, RID Spychanger, Movie Deluxe, Animated Deluxe.

    Ratchet: Universe Deluxe, Movie Deluxe, Animated Deluxe, Universe 1.0 (RID) Deluxe.

    So now we'll be able to add Prime Ratchet and hopefully a deluxe or voyager Prime Ironhide. It'd be cool to have a Shattered Glass Ironhide (Universe mold in black) and Shattered Glass Ratchet (Energon Roadblock mold).


    I'm REALLY tempted to get the iGear Ratchet, but I want to see how he looks with the red helmet/white crest...
     
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    I have Universe 2.0 Ratchet and I'm considering getting Prime Ironhide if there is one. IGear was never an option to me.
     
  16. CZ Hazard

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    Henkei and Classics versions are in my "to sell" pile, just need to actually obtain PP05.
     
  17. Mechafire

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    I'm fine with the Universe versions.
     
  18. FatalT 71

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    I've got the Universe versions, I think they look great.
     
  19. Silk Spectre

    Silk Spectre The Evil Queen

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    I'm keeping my universe Ironhide with my classics, and getting iGear's Ironhide to display on my non-movie Ironhide shelf.
     
  20. Nope

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    Kre-O Ratchet is still king to me.
     

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