Repaints you like more than the original

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  1. NGW

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    Be it you just like the color combo more or you feel the new color scheme works as an awesome homage or better for the character or you just like the gaudy look of G2 repaints, which do you like more than the mold's original colorscheme?

    For me some one of the best examples of a repaint is Universe Ratbat. I never bought any Cybertron figures, they came out during the long period between collecting Beast Wars and jumping back on around the time the first movie line came out. I picked up the Ratbat vs Springer set, originally I think mostly for Springer, but it was Ratbat that became the star of the set for me. For one I just love the mold, it looks great, has cool weapons, nice alt mode, just an awesome, evil looking figure. But the colors are beautiful (love the purple used on him with the gold), and honestly those colors with the shape of the figure (especially in alt mode) are just perfect for Ratbat IMO.
     
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    Universe Razorclaw (BW TM Tigerhawk repaint)

    I'm a sucker for black, purple, and silver, and the mold rocks.
     
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    Botcon Flak. Love it far more than Cybertron Defense Scattorshot or the Universe repaints. Just a real nice figure to me.
     
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    RoTF Smokescreen, HFTD Crankstart, and HFTD Jetblade.
     
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    I prefer Generations Skullgrin to Generations Darkmount. And Shadow Commander to City Commander.
     
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    HFTD Banzaitron.
     
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    Quite a few, actually:

    - TFU 1.0 Razorclaw
    - BM Terranotron - Good substitute for Classics Swoop
    - TFU 1.0 Nemesis Prime
    - Cybertron Dark Scorponok
    - TFU 2.0 Ratbat
    - TFU 2.0 Darkwing
    - Classics Devastator
    - RotF Bruticus
    - RotF Superion
    - TFTM 07 Mudflap - Good substitute for Classics Erector
    - Energon Dreadwing
    - Energon Quickstrike
    - Galaxy Force Soundblaster
    - Cybertron Galvatron
    - Cybertron Brushguard and/or TFTM07 Warpath
    - MP Starscream, Hasbro version
     
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    Just off the top of my head:

    Universe 1 Razorclaw
    Movie Hardtop (Cybertron repaint)
    Universe (2009) Roadbuster
    Energon Galvatron
    RiD Scourge
    About a hundred seeker jets that look nicer than the first Classics Starscream.
     
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    TFU SE-04 Overkill, fits this mold better than it does Grimlock IMO.
    ROTF Bruticus Maximus over Energon/SL version.
    RID SkyBite over BW Cybershark.
     
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    From the RotF line, I like the Dead End repaint over the original Sideways deco. The red on Sideways was a bit too bright.
     
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    Fansproject Warcry over Munitioner by far.
     
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    Classics Devastator
    Universe King Atlas - It's a brick, but it's a COOL LOOKING brick!
    BiS Cyclonus
    RID Scourge
     
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    RID Scourge > G2 Laser Optimus Prime
     
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    Beast Wars Walmart edition TM Rattrap, I love the colors on it more. Oddly the blue paint is holding up far better then the red paint on the regular TM Rattrap.
     
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    Generations Blurr.

    Improves the appearance of the sculpt to an incredible degree.
     
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    Deep Dive is way better than Seaspray...
     
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    debatable which is the repaint, but i like wheeljack better than tracks
    united ricochet over hasbro jazz
    uni 2.0 roadbuster
    uni darkwind
    botcon dreadwind
    hasbro mp starscream
    bis cyclonus
    movie 1 breakaway and crankstart
    alt nemesis prime
     
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    Here are a few of my favorites but not all.

    Energon Galvatron
    Cybertron Galvatron (Leader and Legend)
    BIS Cyclonus
    All Classic Starscream repaints
    Cybertron Cryo Scourge
    Universe 2 Hardhead
    Universe 2 Countdown
    Movie 1 Big Daddy
    All Energon Combiner repaints
    BIS Rodimus
    Generations Blurr
    Universe 2 Vector Prime
    Universe 2 Powerglide
    TFCC Dion
    Wal-Mart exclusive Classics Bumblebee
    Titaniums Sunstorm
    Cybertron Dark Scorponok
    Universe 2 Target exclusive Leo Prime
    Cybertron Excellion
    Universe 2 Blades
    Cybertron Cannonball
    Cybertron Ransack GTS
    RID Wal-Mart exclusive Ruination
    ROTF Swerve
    HFTD Arcee
    ROFT red Rampage
    ROFT 3-pack Demolishor
     
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    Beat me to it...
     

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