Top 20 TF molds ever

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  1. tony77tony77

    tony77tony77 Well-Known Member

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    What do you guys think the top 20 TF molds ever made?
     
  2. BonecrusherCA

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    20 is a pretty high number to come up with... Maybe in the morning I'll attempt 10 haha.
     
  3. Grimwing

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    Lets do this! Just keep in mind. These are the 20 flawless toys that came to me immediately. I'm sure there are thousands more capable for this selection.

    -Masterpiece Starscream
    -Alternity Cliffjumper
    -Alternity Convoy
    -Masterpiece Grimlock
    -Masterpiece Optimus Prime
    -Alternators Mirage
    -Alternators Jazz (meister)
    -Animated Shockwave
    -Alternators Hound
    -Alternators Windcharger
    -Universe Cyclonus
    -Armada Tidal Wave
    -G1 Omega Supreme
    -G1 Darkwing
    -Cybertron Leader Optimus Prime
    -Nest Alliance Blugeon
    -Classics/henkei Megatron
    -Animated Prowl
    -Energon Strarscream
    -Energon Skorponok

    Edit: Good input NGW so added blugeon and shockwave to vary things.
     
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  4. NGW

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    Would put Masterpiece Megs over Classics/Henkei Megs personally. And I'd say Animated has better molds to offer than Prowl (like Shockwave), but I can agree with a decent chunk of that list. Though I'd honestly include a couple movie molds as well personally.
     
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    Being a newbie collector, I don't have much knowledge of the previous TF molds, but among my collection, these are the top 20 molds for me, not in any particular order:

    - HA BB
    - Alternity BB
    - Alternity Cliff
    - Henkei Dx BB
    - Classics Legends G1 BB/Henkei Minibot Cliff
    - Henkei Dx Grimlock
    - TFTM Dx Stealth BB (I think it came out before TFTM Premium BB)
    - TFU Legends G2 Megatron
    - ROTF Legends Megatron
    - TFTM Dx Barricade
    - TFA Dx BB
    - TFA Activators BB
    - TFA Activators Cliffjumper
    - WST Grimlock
    - TFTM Legends Scorponok
    - TFU Legends/Henkei Minibot Cosmos
    - TFU Legends/Henkei Minibot Warpath
    - TFU Legends G1 Jazz
    - Cybertron Legends Megatron/Galvatron
    - TFU Legends Hound
     
  6. Lbsammills51

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    Hmm...

    G1 Soundwave
    Classics Jetfire
    Beast Wars Ultra Optimus Primal
    MP Optimus Prime
    MP Grimlock
    Animated Leader Megatron
    Alternators Ravage
    RotF Leader Prime (either version)
    Cybertron/Galaxy Force Starscream
    Energon Scorponok/Cybertron Dark Scorponok
    G1 Metroplex
    Animated Shockwave
    RotF Deluxe Sideswipe
    Cybertron Megatron/Galvatron
    Hybrid Style Optimus Prime & Black Convoy
    Classics Cyclonus
    Classics Prowl/Bluestreak/Smokescreen
    Classics Powerglide
    Revoltech Megatron
    RotF Ejector
     
  7. LigerPrime

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    For me its:

    1. G1 Optimus. If you didn't know he could transform, one could easily mistake it for a toy truck.

    2. G1 Soundwave. Tape recorder mode was pretty realistic. The ability to store the tapes is another good gimmick.

    3. Masterpiece Optimus Prime. Decent bot and alternate mode. Drawback - it can be top heavy.

    4. Masterpiece Grimlock. Would have been higher if he was taller than Optimus.

    5. ROTF Optimus Prime. Regular verion or Buster version looks amazing.

    6. Master Piece Starscream. Would be better if not for the kibble.

    7. Master Piece Megatron. would be better if he wasn't so flimsy.

    8. G1 Grimlock. For a G1 toy both bot and mech mode are amazing! One of my fave G1 toys of all time.

    9. RID/Car Robots Optimus Prime. Uncombined mode is one of the best Primes I have ever seen.

    10. Fortess Maximus/Brave Max. Sheer size and decent city mode.

    11. G1 Metroplex. undocumented gimmicks of interaction with combiner teams and
    decent alternate modes.

    12. Predaking. Overrated but largest G1 Combiner and the overall "look" especially the colour scheme makes it decent. Individual beast modes aren't as "nice" as compared to the Dinobots.

    13. Omega Supreme. Motorised tank on a base is pure win IMO.

    14. Trypticon. Walking robot Dinosaur that transforms into a base. Nuff said.

    15. Overlord. 2 different vehicles that combine into a bot.

    16. Star Saber. Love the mini-pilot gimmick and the combine gimmick.

    17. Victory Saber. Winged Sabertooth Lion that combines with Star Saber. Nuff said.

    18. Classics Seekers mold.

    19.Classics Prowl/Bluestream mold

    20. G1 Megatron. Gun mode was above average. Fold the higs and you get a decent version of Megatron.

    *honorable mentions Classics Ironhide/Ratchet and Hound.
     
  8. Easterling Capt

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    ta list like this is hard to do. You need to take in so many considirations and other factions to get a overall good list.

    a g1 toy could be just as good as a toy made today ..since it was made 25 years ago. This is just one exampeel....Newer toys will get better and better because devolpment always goes forward.

    BT Lazerware is a good exampl..It is a perfect mold, transformation, color and so on. But this was made in the 2000 late era. G1 Prime is darn magnificent to but he was made early 80s.

    lists like these will never be fair but will only of once own favoritesm of molds.
     
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    1. MP prime
    2. G1 megs
    3. mp ss
    4. rotf leader prime
    5. universe sideswipe
     
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    I'll just throw a few out there.

    G1 - Soundwave
    ROTF - Leader Optimus Prime
    ROTF - HA Bumblebee
    Animated - Leader Megatron
    Armada - Unicron
    Animated - Voyager Optimus Prime
    Classics - Voyager Optimus Prime
    G1 - Bumblebee

    This list is from what I own so that's why it's missing some better molds.
     
  11. Sammael

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    By series:

    G1: Soundwave
    G2: Dreadwing/Smokescreen
    BW: Rampage
    MW: None
    BM: Deluxe Jetstorm
    RiD: X-Brawn
    Alternators: Jazz
    Armada: Unicron
    Energon: Megatron
    Cybertron: Evac
    Classics: Jetfire
    Masterpiece: Convoy
    Movie: Deluxe Concept Camaro Bumblebee
    Universe 2.0: Sunstreaker
    RotF: Buster Optimus Prime
     
  12. tony77tony77

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    There are soo many good molds but here is mine list of top 20.

    Masterpiece Starscream
    MP Optimus Prime
    MP Grimlock
    MP Megatron
    G1 Overlord
    G1 Omega Supreme
    Victory Saber
    Victory Leo
    G1 Soundwave
    G1 Prime
    G1 Megatron
    Alternity Cliffjumper
    Alternity Convoy
    Alternity Megatron
    Classics/henkei Megatron
    Classics/henkei Prime
    Classics/henkei BB
    Classics/henkei Cyclonus
    Classics/henkei Hound
    Animated Megatron
     
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    Only one needs to be mentioned - BW Heinlad. He's got huge balls that he sits on, a jug of booze that he totes around, flip-down shades, and a friggin' working alarm clock in his chest.

    No other mold comes close to that level of awesome.
     
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    LOL!!!
     
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    MP Seeker
    MP Prime
    MP Megatron
    MP Grimlock
    RotF leader Prime
    RotF voyager Starscream
    RotF voyager Long Haul
    RotF voyager Bludgeon
    HA Bumblebee
    TF'07 Wreckage
    TF'07 leader Brawl
    G1 Prime
    Alternity Prime
    TFA Ultra Magnus
    Crossovers Wolverine
    BT/Alt Meister
    BT/Alt Swindle
    Classics Cyclonus
    Classics Sideswipe
    Classics Onslaught
     
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    1 - MP-1, a great representation of the iconic character
    2 - THS 2 Convoy - Smaller scale figure, very well done
    3 - ROTF Buster Prime - Almost perfect rendition of ILM's work
    4 - Classics Prime - Nice modern update
    5 - MP Grimlock - would go higher on the list if he was taller, but flawless figure.
    6 - Galaxy Convoy - Good figure with a great combined mode with Sonic Bomber, combined mode does not hinder the figure in any way
    7 - THS 1 Galaxy Convoy - a very nicely done figure
    8 - Henkei Megatron - Great update to Megatron
    9 - G2 Laser rod Prime/RiD Scourge - A figure ahead of its time, started evil prime repaints
    10 - Animated Megatron - Simple transformation, but a very nice Megatron
    11 - Armada Unicron - started the trend of larger figures with finger ariculation, plus great homage.
    12 - RiD Omega Prime - Started a new trend of prime combining, after the beast era.
    13 - BW TM2 Primal - brought back a larger size figure range, and finger articulation
    14 - G2 Cyberjets - started the trend of ball joints as standards, no longer were tfs bricks
    15 - Armada Bendy Prime - One of the best primes, and stands out from his entire line.
    16 - Universe 2.0 Sideswipe/Sunstreaker - Pick your favorite, but a great use of a mold and design.
    17 - Alt Jaguar Ravage - a great idea and update to the character
    18 - MP Seeker - would go higher, but leg kibble gave it a lower score, still a great mold
    19 - Music Label Soundwave - a GREAT figure, just a high price point that hurts it.
    20 - And last but not least, G1 Prime. From the original, to G2, Ultra Magnus, Jafcon, Collection 0 and encore, and all the ones in the middle, this is our centerpiece, our main man. Who can deny the awesomeness of 1984 and the original Optimus Prime?
     
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    G1 Soundwave
    Masterpiece Prime
    Masterpiece Starscream
    Human Alliance Bumblebee
    Universe Prowl et al
    Universe Cyclonus
    G1 Shockwave
    G1 Preceptor
    G1 Prowl et al
    G1 Jazz
    G1 Punch/Counterpunch
    G1 Astrotrain
    Classics Rodimus
    G1 Hot Rod
    G1 Sixshot
    Animated Samuri Prowl
    Beast Wars Megatron
    Beast Wars Transmetal Rampage
    Beast Wars Cheetor/Tigatron
    Car Robots Speedbreaker

    These aren't my favorite 20, but I think they're the 20 best molds over all.
     
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    Jesus Christ, that is awesome.
     
  19. Neo-Bombshell

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    I will write the first molds that came to my mind so I can give a real list according to what molds really impressed me.

    - MP-01 Simlpy a masterpiece
    - Binaltech Smoke Screen Awesome mold, awesome colors.
    - BW Neo Big Convoy
    - RID OP/Car Robot Fire Convoy. I still think this mold was almost perfect
    - RID Omega Prime/ Car Robot God Fire Convoy. For me is another Masterpiece.
    - G2 Dreadwing and Smokescreen. A mold that was too advanced for the time it appeared.
    - Superlink Nightscream. Simply the best.
    - G2 Laser Rod Sizzle. Simple but articulated.
    - BW2 Thrustol, Incredible impriovement for a poor mold.
    - Supercon Armada OP. The ONLY, I repeat THE ONLY mold that was good for that brick line.
    - RID Scourge/Car Robots Black Convoy. Another great G2 mold, simple but awesome. The new colors gave the mold the ral parecciation it always should have had.
    - Superlink Galvatron. Great and fun to play with.
    - Energon Slugslinger. A great transformation for a deluxe toy.
    - G1 Soundwave and his cassettes. INcredible show-likeness, and great ways to play with it.



    Grrrr. I have to go, I will try to complete the list later!
     
  20. Satomiblood

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    My Top 20:

    1. MP Prime
    2. G1 Sixshot
    3. MP Grimlock
    4. MP Starscream
    5. G1 Fortress Maximus
    6. G1 Scorponok
    7. Armada Unicron
    8. MP Megatron
    9. G1 Omega Supreme
    10. G1 Shockwave
    11. G1 Jetfire
    12. G1 Devastator
    13. G1 Predaking
    14. Powermaster Prime w/Apex Armor
    15. G1 Soundwave
    16. G1 Prime
    17. G2 Laser Prime/RID Scourge
    18. RID Prime
    19. RID Air Attack Optimus Primal
    20. Classics Mirage

    Honorable Mention: G1 Insecticons, G1 Punch-Counterpunch, G1 Blaster, G1 Blitzwing, BW Optimal Optimus
     

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