Sometimes I hate making decisions

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by LeTigre, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. LeTigre

    LeTigre Meat popsicle

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    Sigh, I hate to do this..

    My wife is giving me the opportunity spend a little real money on a figure. I'd like to concentrate on my main collection, comprised of "Classics" and "psuedo-Classics," but I'm of course in a deadlock on what I actually should get.


    I either want to:
    • Finally get a Henkei Optimus Prime
    • Get Henkei/Universe Inferno
    • Get a United Jazz to replace RTS Jazz and grab a RTS Grapple too
    • Get a ROTF Mindwipe to go with my unopened Skystalker and maybe Grapple or United Jazz or Henkei Hound as well.


    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Rockdown

    Rockdown Well-Known Member

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    I suggest your option 4 is best because:

    United Jazz, is leagues above the RTS version as it has a far better paint job.

    Henkei Hound, is the definitive version of that character. Comes with Ravage as a sweet bonus.

    ROTF Mindwipe, is probably the only update that the character is going to get, ever. It is also a great looking figure. As you know, he can combine with Skystalker to make a sweet looking superjet fighter.
     
  3. Thenames9

    Thenames9 D-d-d-d-duel!

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    Henkei Optimus would be my choice.
     
  4. 46+2

    46+2 Well-Known Member

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    What's the budget?
     
  5. LeTigre

    LeTigre Meat popsicle

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    I'm trying to keep it under $100.
     
  6. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    How much of this "real money" are you looking to spend? [EDIT: Beat to the question.]

    Overall, I'd say Hound is the most improved Henkei figure over it's Classics release. And because of the second production run of him and Optimus, you'll find those for cheaper than most other Henkei figures.

    If you have to only go with one, go with Hound.
     
  7. Sanchimaru

    Sanchimaru Well-Known Member

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    wow, I feel your problem making a choice there. So many good figures!
    The first thing I'm going to say is that you will be glad with any of those choices :) 

    Of all those, United Jazz and Henkei Hound are definitively the best choices.

    Whatever you decide, show us when you get it ;) 
     
  8. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    get prime.
     
  9. process

    process Hanlon's razor Veteran

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    Another vote for Henkei Hound and United Jazz. I think both epitomize their lines' improvements over their Hasbro counterparts.

    Henkei Prime is tempting because of the weight of the character, but I think Hound and Jazz are much closer to my definition of a perfect Transformers toy.
     
  10. Optimus1138

    Optimus1138 Minecraft Addict

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    If you already have RTS Jazz, then save at least $20 and get the Reprolabels for him. They make up for many of the problems the RTS one has that the United one fixes, and they ad sponsors and better stripes, which the United one still doesn't have.
     
  11. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    if you already have RTS Jazz, you don't really need United Jazz, Save your money for the other things.
     
  13. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    this, if the rts' plain-ness bugs you, get the reprolabels, took him from one of the most boring decos, to one of the best in my display
     
  14. 46+2

    46+2 Well-Known Member

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    Hound and jazz.
     
  15. depthcharge82

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    Mindwipe(10-$20),Grapple($9.99 at Ross), reprolabels($9[$3 shipping]) and Henkei hound($27.00 at vnctoys[$10 shipping])...that should be a nice haul for under $100..
     
  16. LeTigre

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    I do have RTS Jazz, but put up against a figure like Generations Wheeljack, he's becoming more and more disappointing. It's really as much the overall white color as much as the missed details. I've been steering to giving him the boot, the only Reprolabel set I like is the G2 set, and that doesn't really fit in with the present vision of my collection.
     
  17. Quixote_Prime

    Quixote_Prime is missed.

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    Hound and Jazz. Central characters in most g1 continuities. Great figures whose Takara versions surpass the US.

    I'm partial to OP.

    RtS Jazz + Reprolabels might suffice if you do Hound + OP.
     
  18. LeTigre

    LeTigre Meat popsicle

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    Well is United Jazz going to get any toughter or more expensive to find?
     
  19. terry981

    terry981 Well-Known Member

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    Robotkingdom is the only place to get Jazz fairly cheap-- 32.90. I haven't opened him up yet but so far Jazz and Tracks are the only figures I got both U.S. and Takara.
     
  20. BumbleBee75

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    I say get Henkei Prime.
     

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