Tank & Helicopter Transformers

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ravenxl7, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. Ravenxl7

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    Hey all. I was wandering if anyone could recomend me some good Tank TF's and some good Helicopter TF's. I would go threw www.tfu.info, but it hasn't been working for a good while now, and www.seibertron.com would take me more time than I have to search to go threw. I'm looking for something that would make for a good kitbash, has decent possibility, and would make sense as an Autobot. I'm not currently looking to purchase anything as of yet, I'm just looking for suggestions of something to look for. Thanks to anybody who can help me.

    Edit: Fixed error, but, the sight still hasn't worked for a long time now.
     
  2. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Choppers :

    -G1 Whirl (a classic imo)
    -G1 Rotorstorm (best deco for that mold)
    -Energon Bulkhead or Energon Quickstrike
    -Cybertron Evac
    -Movie Blackout or Movie Evac

    Tank :

    -G1 Warpath (tiny but cool)
    -G1 Megatron (the big one with electronics, my favorite)
    -RM Reverse Convoy/Rebirth Megatron (Prime & Meg in the same figure!)
    -Micron Legend Megatron (I love hearing Megatron speaking Japanese)
    -Leader Brawl (you know why)
     
  3. Valkysas

    Valkysas Attack Buffalo

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    tfu.net isnt gonna help you, the URL for the site is tfu.info.
     
  4. Basketball Jones

    Basketball Jones Decepticon

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    Cybertron Evac is generally considered to be the apex of helicopter Transformers.
     
  5. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    they should make tankcopter TFs.
     
  6. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    Or you can just put helicopter blades on blitzwing, or a tank turret on springer.
     
  7. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    DON's Megatron Dominator for the all-time win.
     
  8. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    Dlx Brawl, Tankor (Universe or BM) and Energon Kickback (kinda small but still good) are the best Tankformers out right now. Look out for leader brawl. Special mention to Cyb. Unicron.
     
  9. ckhtiger

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    he-LLO! blitzwing ftw!
     
  10. Ravenxl7

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    Thanks guys. I should have mentioned that I'm staying away from anything G1, as I want something that actually has some posability. I'm also mainly looking for a tank, and the helicopter is the back-up plan, lol. I would use Movie Brawl (deluxe or leader), but, it would be hard for me to get him to look like an Autobot (claws). I'm currently leaning towards Tankor. I'm still open to suggestions if anybody can think of any more.
     
  11. Night Flame

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    Actually, the idea of a clawed badass Autobot really appeals to me.

    Damn you, now I have reason to buy yet ANOTHER leader Brawl. I'll probably end up with fifteen of the darned things.
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Choppers:
    G1 Springer
    Cybertron Evac
    Armada/Energon Cyclonus
    Cybertron Buzzsaw
    Movie Blackout and Evac
    Energon Bulkhead,
    Energon Quickstrike
    Classics Legends Whirl
    Classics Minicon Divebomb
    RID Movor
    Energon Blackout
    G1 Blades
    Energon Stormcloud

    Tanks:
    G1 Blitzwing
    G2 Megatron,
    G2 Hero Megatron
    RM Reverse Convoy/Rebirth Megatron
    RID Amorhide,Rollbar
    Armada Megatron/Galvatron
    Cybertron Defense Scatttorshot
    Cybertron Defense Hot Shot
    Cybertron Defense Red Alert
    Botcon Megazarak
    Botcon 06 Megatron
    Botcon Springer
    Movie Brawl
    Movie Wreckage
    Cybertron Unicron
    Armada/Cybertron Land Millatary Team
    Beast Machines/Universe Tankorr
    Beast Machines/Universe Strika
    Classics Minicon Broadside
    Classics Ultimate battle Megatron
    Beast Wars Rampage
    Beast Machines Tank Drones
    G1 Warpath
    G1 Sixshot (Well i think so)
    Cybertron Scattorshot
    RID Mega Octane
    G1 Onsluaght
    Energon Barricade
    Energon Blight
    Energon Kickback
    G1 Brawl
    Movie Leader Class Brawl
    Armada/Cybertron Dimmolisher
    Tiatnium Megatron (Don't Buy #1)
    WW Megatron

    I don't Have all,I just posted every Tank/Helicopter Transformer that i know of.
     
  13. Ravenxl7

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    Nice list, but, some of those aren't even helicopters or tanks, lol. I'm also not interested in anything G1(G2 also), due to lack of articulation. Here's my edited version of your list.

    Choppers:
    Cybertron Evac
    Armada/Energon Cyclonus
    Cybertron Buzzsaw
    Energon Bulkhead,
    Energon Quickstrike
    Energon Blackout
    Energon Stormcloud

    Tanks:
    Armada Megatron/Galvatron
    Cybertron Defense Scattorshot
    Beast Machines/Universe Tankorr
    Beast Machines Tank Drones
    Energon Blight
    Energon Kickback

    I might go with CD Scattorshot if I can find him, and swap out his head for something different.
     
  14. Sol Fury

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    CD Scattorshot is awesome, he is an excellent tank TF. The tanks from the Energon Bruticus team are excellent too. Great robot modes, you'd need to do something about the molded chest sigil for a Decepticon but it could be done.
     
  15. Maz

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    Hey man,

    Even though you're looking for posability, I have to recommend G1 Blitzwing or even the E-Hobby repainted "Overcharge" as the colour scheme is far more realistic due to the Diaclone heritage.

    While Movie Blackout is one of my favourite toys at the moment, the remoulded figure "Evac" scheduled for a later release looks superb as well.

    All the best
    Maz
     
  16. Optimus Matt

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    there was no g1 tank megatron it was g2
     
  17. Ravenxl7

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    Hey. Thanks for your opinion on the matter. I was actualy just thinking about Blitzwing, and I'm going to wait to see what his Animated incarnation looks like. From what I know about the upcoming series, it'll basically be a better version of his G1, so that there will help with articulation. I'm also curious to what other alt-modes will be in the Animated, and then the Universe lines (Classics 2.0). I'm not 100% sure what alt-mode my character will have, so it might be a while before I decide on a mold to start of with.
     
  18. Maz

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    I was at the Hasbro panel at BotCon and I have to say Blitzwing was one of the best-looking of the animated characters, he received a healthy round of applause!
    He's apparently going to have a split personality in the series as well to go with his triple-changing theme ;) 

    The Animated toys look superb I have to say judging by Prime and Bumblebee, I really like the look of them a great deal.

    Here's Overcharge/Blitzwing if you fancy a dabble:
    http://www.tf-1.com/articles/reissue_frame.php?art=Overcharge

    All the best
    Maz
     
  19. Ravenxl7

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    Cool. I forget, did they show Universe (Classics 2.0) Octane at Botcon? I've been very interested in how he's going to turn out, lol. He's another one that I might concider for this project. I can honestly say that I've never seen that coloration of the Blitzwing mold before. The split personality thing might work well for my character.
     
  20. Maz

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    Yes they did show Octane, but they were concept drawings not actual images of the toy as far as I can recall. That got a huge cheer as well, rightfully so, it looked amazing.

    And that green/cream Blitzwing is the first colour ever used on the mould when it came out in Japan as part of the Takara Diaclone toy line. Just about every KO of the mould has sported that colour scheme as well. The TF colour is the minority ;) 

    All the best
    Maz
     

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