TFW Gallery Update Generation 1 Skullcruncher

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  1. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    Skullcruncher - 1987 Decepticons - TFW2005.COM

    Some excellent work by boards member HighPrime in here. Skullcruncher is a great toy, and this gallery really brings back a lot of memories for me - Skullcruncher was one of my childhood Transformers, and one of my personal favourites out of the Headmasters set even today.
     
  2. DeltaMagnus13

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    Mine is beat up but i still cherish it. The alt mode reminds me of New Orleans(home)
     
  3. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    One of my favorites from when I was a kid too :) 
     
  4. tusko

    tusko Well-Known Member

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    My first headmaster.
    I played and played with this guy. I loved his almost Dinobot aesthetic for the transformation, since I didn't have any of the dinobots. Great toy and great proportions. A treasure in my collection, for sure.
     
  5. samtastic

    samtastic Herald of Wheelie

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    Nice! Makes me wish I owned it -- and more importantly, that beautiful SC Robot Heroes toy they cancelled to make me mad :( 
     
  6. HighPrime

    HighPrime Wake up with the King!

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    Thank you for posting this, sir. It is a pleasure to give something back to the forum that has provided me with some of the best experiences of any site. Looking forward to submitting more galleries (and with a little more action...) in the future.

    Enjoy :) 
     
  7. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    Amazing gallery. I loved Skullcruncher. Still do. My favorite Headmaster.

    EDIT: And for Starscream fans, he was voiced by Chris Latta ;) 

    ("The female one, mighty Scorponok! She has the key!")
     
  8. MaxLinden

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    I think I may get one now... He look amazing!
     
  9. Optimus Prime

    Optimus Prime Roll out! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice! Skullcruncher was my first Headmaster and has a permanent place on my G1 Trophy Shelf. Despite the fused legs and the goofy magenta, he's a great toy.
     
  10. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Some great shots!! Nice Work!!

    I especially like the Friskies shot..nice to know Skullcruncher will eat the Whitefish and Tuna flavor, my Screamer won't touch it!! :lol 
     
  11. Spekkio

    Spekkio Master of War

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    I'll bet Friskies loves the free advertising here on 2005.

    I, too, have my Skullcruncher figure from "back in the day." Sadly, one or both of the headmaster's arms broke off (I don't remember and I'm not going to run into my office to check). I lost the gun, too. But he was played with...and if you believe the "Toy Story" movies, that's what matters.

    Now...back to homework. RotF Brawn is helping. He's all about copyright policy.
     
  12. Cybertronian

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    Great photography.
    Until I eBay something better,
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    this is my Skullcruncher. Sadly he is missing all of his accessories and head, but even in this state, he was one of my favorites as a kid. I got him used with other thrift store stock (which I think included a unbelievably cheap Scorponok, with head, helmet, and orange ramps!). As you can see, his pink arms (but not his fists?) have yellowed slightly. For some reason, Headmasters seemed to be very prone to this, especially the 1988 ones.

    In this pic, "Brisko" is piloting him. ("Wilder" pilots Fangry.)
    -- Cybertronian.
    P.S.: The custom HM piloting a Horri-Bull junker needs a name. Would y'all mind sending me some suggestions?
     
  13. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Funny, I've had Skullcrucher with the rest of the Headmasters since the 80's. Never gave SC a second thought. Nice gallery.
     
  14. thenatureboywoo

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    I just wanted to say what an awesome little figure this guys is. And I remember seeing when this gallery was uploaded, I wanted to say how awesome of a gallery this is. I am really looking forward to seeing moar fotos from you HighPrime.
     
  15. HighPrime

    HighPrime Wake up with the King!

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words. To be honest, I'm not sure this is one of my better galleries. Always working to improve. If anyone has any tips, or something they'd like to see (or not see) I'm listening.
     
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    What other TF can say they have a pilot that rides in its mouth? :rock 

    HighPrime, great work, and I hope we see more G1 galleries :) 
     
  17. KnightHawkke

    KnightHawkke A Man, Who Does Not Exist. TFW2005 Supporter

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    This makes me desire an alligaticon.. 3rd party 2nd party or whatever :lol 
     
  18. zephon

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    His fist hole isn't exactly 5mm, right? I had to resort to some improvisation for him to be able to use PCC Minicons since my Skullcruncher didn't have a gun....
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    I love the gallery especially the part where the box is also shown!
     
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    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nice Gallery, I always loved Skullcruncher as a kid. I should track one down one of these days.
     
  20. HighPrime

    HighPrime Wake up with the King!

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    Thanks alot :)  When I was but a wee lad, I never owned Skullcruncher. My cousin owned him, though, so I got some playtime out of it ;)  Wasn't until last year that I finally picked one up (along with Weirdwolf).
     

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