Question about Hasbro RID Scourge/Takara Scourge.

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by VictoryLeo19, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. VictoryLeo19

    VictoryLeo19 Well-Known Member

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    Which one is worth getting? Ive been looking at this figure for a while and i cant decide which version to get. is the sword any different in either of them? Is the quality any different either?


    On another note, does anyone know where i can order transformers comics online? Thanksss guys/girlss
     
  2. SydneyY

    SydneyY @syd_tfw Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    The swords;

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    (Left; Black Convoy, right; Scourge)

    I think Black Convoy is slightly cheaper and much easier to come by? As for as I am aware of their quality is the same.
    Good luck and hope you'll join the club soon :D 

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  3. Feralstorm

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    The pictures showed it best. They are mostly the same except:

    Clear parts on B.C. are pinkish, Scourge is a deeper red

    B.C. has foil stickers with flipped G2 Bot symbol, Scourge has paper stickers with G1 Decepticon symbols (and tampoed on doors of truck.)

    B.C. has G2 Autobot logos molded on shooting discs (holdover from G2 Optimus), Scourge has the logo removed (and sword tip is more blunt.)

    I think that's most of it.
     
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  4. VictoryLeo19

    VictoryLeo19 Well-Known Member

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    great pics! thanks a lot you guys helped more than you know!
     
  5. Gadep

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    there was somewhere on the internet listing that earlier runs of the RID scourge had the G2 upside down autobot symbol on scourge but i have yet to have seen a picture of one...
     
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    Old wounds opened...I want Scourge so badly... :redface2:  :cry 
     
  7. LoC Soundwave

    LoC Soundwave 俺の魂は燃えていない!

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    I hear ya. As soon as I saw the pics I rushed of to Ebay to see how much the Sonokong release goes for :(  I already had too much on the list this month :lol 
     
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    How about the Korean release? I assume it's the same as Black Convoy, no?
     
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    ExVeeBrawn You Are Out of Range

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    I've got Scourge and there's no problem with material quality at all. Seven years later and no sign of aging or any kind of wear on the stickers, chrome on the trailer is perfect...

    While I prefer the deeper red of Scourge, I've had a fondness for the Combatron insignia. Mostly just that I love the G2 logos, but y'know... Anyway, far as I've ever been aware the difference between Black Convoy and Scourge is just personal preference. Just be aware, I'm pretty sure the Korean version uses the Hasbro modified toolings, with the rounded sword tip, and blanked discs. Don't remember which set of stickers it used.
     
  10. SydneyY

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    Everyone needs Scourge/Black Convoy. Including you and you!

    VictoryLeo19, glad to be of service :) 

    I don't know about Korean release, wish someone will show us a picture.
     
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    Jetstorm Wielder of the Keyblade

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    Glad I got my Scourge when he was in stores... such a great toy! =D
     
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    he;s the only RID figure i'm keeping. he's wicked awesome and oh so goth. lol
     
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    Personally I feel RiD Scourge is superior. Darker red plastic in comparison to pink, actual Decepticon insignias compared to upside down G2 Autobot insignias...I had no idea of the differences when I got my Scourge in 02 but I'm so glad I went that route after seeing comparison pics shortly after. One of my favorite TF toys.
     
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    You guys are making me sad that I sold my RID Scourge awhile back.:lol 
     
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    I'd go for the RID, red>pink.

    Actually just scored an MISB one on Friday- What a sexy toy.
     
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    hi i am getting a RID takara scourge in box from ebay for 48 shipped...is that good??? i negotiated and then the shipping brought it to 48 ....im happy its on its way...i love the nemesis-like characters
     
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    If I remember correctly it's the same as Black Convoy but uses RID Scourge's sword (I think its pink tho.) Sorry, I sold mine a couple of years back :( 
     
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    The Scourge trailer has remolding to reinforce it and in doing so prevents the air missile launcher from closing the right way (the turret piece piece is backwards), so when its closed the top of the missile gets bent.
     
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    In this colors this mold looks way better than Prime.
     

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