ROTF Premium Ironhide or ROTF Recon Ironhide...

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by qwerty, May 26, 2010.

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Which one...

  1. Premium Ironhide

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  2. Recon Ironhide

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  1. qwerty

    qwerty Well-Known Member

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    Premium Ironhide or ROTF Recon Ironhide...

    I need to pick up an iron hide...which one do you guys recommend...??
     
  2. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Well, do you mean Premium Ironhide from the first movie, or the grey ROTF Ironhide, cause there is not a Premium one in the ROTF line. I like Recon, but I would get either the original first movie one or Premium one over it. Recon has some nice firepower and a good head remold, but those white lines all over it take away from vehicle mode.
     
  3. kajobaldisimo

    kajobaldisimo Well-Known Member

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    premium ironhide. you wont need any other ironhides after that. unless they make a red one.
     
  4. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    Recon Ironhide is the best Ironhide, even if he isn't film accurate, lightening bolts and knives are rad.
     
  5. qwerty

    qwerty Well-Known Member

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    my bad...i meant TF1 Premium Ironhide..
     
  6. Octavius Prime

    Octavius Prime Well-Known Member

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    Easy. Recon Ironhide is amazing and can actually still be found in stores. Go for it.

    Unless you want film accuracy; if that's the case, bypass the voyager version and get the upcoming deluxe.
     
  7. Optimus Vader

    Optimus Vader Banned

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    I have Recon Ironhide and I really like it, but I'd prefer the shiny black Premium version with the big cannon arms. I never saw one up close (Premium), but a lot of what I read points to Recon Ironhide's mold having a few significant improvements.
     
  8. John_Force

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    Recon. I'll admit the white lines do detract from it being a awesome figure, but get it for the guns and the head sculpt.
     
  9. videriant

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    Recon. Just sharpied the white lines black. The problem I have with the Premium Ironhide is that in order to make it look different from the 1st release they painted a silver autobot symbol on his hood. Robots in disguise my arse. I think they also frosted the windows. That the the price difference between Recon and Premium.
     
  10. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Recon Ironhide is my favorite version of the mold, so... yeah. I'd go with him.
     
  11. SydneyY

    SydneyY @syd_tfw Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Recon Ironhie, because I want one myself :D  I hear Recon version's car roof doesn't pop off in robot mode...that is worth more than some paint apps.
     
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    If you want a really cool toy and don't care about him being film accurate, Recon Ironhide is awesome. The weapons easily make up for the lightning paint job. And the new headsculpt is rad too.
     
  13. Haloid1177

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    Recon. Love his guns, but the face is what really makes him better than the Premium version, IMO.
     
  14. Mr. Sparklebot

    Mr. Sparklebot 'Til All Are Juan

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    Recon. Probably easier to find now, and those weapons sweeten the deal. I think I remember someone removing the white paint apps quite easily; don't remember how, but they rubbed it off with something.
     
  15. Grimlock_13

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    Recon Ironhide. Fantastic head sculpt and fun accessories. I'm one of the few who like the lightning bolt deco.
     
  16. Insecticon

    Insecticon I am a Transformers

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    Recon Ironhide. He has a full arsenal of weapons that just blows the first movie Ironhide out of the water. He is basically Rambo if he was a giant transforming robot.
     
  17. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    Recon is my favorite version.
     
  18. CETERUS PRIME

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    Personally, I like the Premium Ironhide best, but that's me. Anybody know where to find one ?
     
  19. harrismonkey

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    I actually think the original release of this toy was the best.

    I thought premium featured some improvements, but also some backsteps I really wasn't ok with. Didn't care for the giant autobot symbol on his chest, or the really tacky paint job they did on his windows.

    I recently bought NEST ironhide (or what ever he's called) and swapped the heads since the headsculpt on Ironhide toys from the first movie is really pretty poor.

    Swapping heads was a bit tricky (and I may have destroyed the nest figure in the process of working out how to get the head off)- but my Ironhide looks quite a bit better with the newer head (up close- the nice thing about him was with the black head, unless you looked very close at him the mold problems were easy to miss).
     
  20. DarthMagnificus

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    reecon ironhide...fucking rocks at target for $14.99

    that is what i just paid...he has enough weapons to arm himself and brawn...i left him the knives and bow...and gave the rifles to brawn...plus you can click them on his rails so he carries weapons in alt mode and brawn can do the same.
     

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