i recently purchased a loose JRX in perfect condition. this addition completes my collection of all the new molds that were originally made for the line. the rest are all RiD releases but it's a happy feeling to see them all together. i almost want to watch the old show again but i remember how bad it was all too well. anyway while transforming these guys again it made me think about when we were making the transition from beast machines to RiD. these toys were so different than what we were getting the previous 4 years. i wanted trans tech so much to be a reality after seeing some of those designs but in a way i'm glad we had these. i don't exactly call them shellformers because i enjoy how they transform. the look of them all is pretty unique in my view. compared to the handful i toys i have from armada and one from energon and cybertron i prefer these guys more. they also share the same scale problems that g1 had which to me is the best homage for those people that look for them. where else do you get a dodge viper the same size as a train and a dumptruck? or for that matter a fire truck bigger than a train. hehe. good stuff. on a side note, another thing i liked about the line was being able to get the BM toys that never made it while bm was around. bruticus, supreme optimus primal, and megabolt megatron are all great toys in my opinion. i still wish bruticus had a better color scheme though. oh well. how do you guys feel about the line? it seems it's the only line to last no more than a year, save for machine wars.