Toys you have/plan to get just for repurposing

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  1. MaskSeeker

    MaskSeeker Well-Known Member

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    I would get him too. Though more because he's the one with fixed hips and better head sculpt when not combined into Optimus Maximus. His resemblance is near perfect to Nova yet he lacks the extra bits such as the wings obviously. I know some have made him into Thunderclash through reprolabels and all yet it doesn't do enough for either of them. Both those guys deserve a Titan Returns Leader Class figure so their designs are truly captured with a new mold or two.

    As for a toy I bought to repurpose I got a Fall of Cybertron Ultra Magnus for the extra wicked sword and to have a Wings Universe Magnum. Also Seeker molds of all shapes and sizes for troop building/cheaper options for obscure characters that only had botcon releases. Such as Generations Thundercracker for Bitstream since the botcon was lighter than the show's darker blue.

    Magnum - Transformers Wiki
    Bitstream (G1) - Transformers Wiki
     
  2. Beastwarsfan95

    Beastwarsfan95 Aspie :)

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    It's funny, I saw BC Prime at TRU and thought he looked sort of like Nova Prime.
     
  3. NeilJam

    NeilJam Resident Audiophile

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    That is who I consider mine to be. That way Powermaster Prime can co-exist with him.
     
  4. DocSeth81

    DocSeth81 Knight of the Round Table

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    I got Voyager BH Prime to repurpose into a rebuild Big Convoy
     
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  5. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    Let's see... some are finished, but most are in various stages.

    CW:
    Sunstreaker into Freewheeler
    Ironhide into Powertrain
    Groove into Backtrack
    Another Ironhide into a semi-original character that'll homage Smallfoot
    Rook into Red Hot
    Battlecore Optimus into Rodimus Prime
    RiD Bumblebee for RiD Hot Rod

    Finally...
    Bazooka into Rodimus. Why? Because I love Ankylosaurians. :p 

    I think I'm going to find a Bump/Armordillo head and replace the Destron one with it, though.
     
  6. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Not safe for nought to three sad onions

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    It just occurred to me that I need new names for my ROTF Aerialbots - originally they were my repurposed Classics Aerialbots but as I am close to getting Skydive and Fireflight, I need to rename the old combiner set appropriately since they still work far better as Classics stand-ins than random movie nobodies.
     
  7. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee I must be some kind of nut...

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    Maybe sometimes. I use Breacher as Movie Roller. I am considering CW Battle Core Optimus Prime for Nova Prime, and DOTM Walmart Exclusive Rally Bumblebee and Sideswipe for Movie Hubcap and Smokescreen, respectively, but I still don't have nearly all the characters I want to use as the actual characters they are, so it'll be a while before I start doing that as a regular thing.
     
  8. trence5

    trence5 Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking of getting an (current animated)RID BB to turn into a good CHUG Barricade.........
     
  9. Massasoit

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    If they ever make a Masterpiece Deep Cover, I will repurpose my Alternators Prowl with a new head as Clampdown so he can have a buddy.

    Am also considering RID Power Surge Optimus Prime as Thunderclash.
     
  10. JokerFC

    JokerFC Gaelic Hardcase

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    Universe Hound......Hes green, I'm Irish and its St Patricks Day!! It just fits!!
     
  11. Edwardmus Prime

    Edwardmus Prime Curious and Creative Man

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    I got the FOC Starscream repaint Skywarp to serve as a Decepticon trooper.

    I got CW Battle Core Optimus to repurpose into Checkpoint. Without all the extra bits like wings, this toy to me suited Checkpoint more. It also gives Prowl a companion.
     
  12. WishfulThinking

    WishfulThinking "Don't touch it! It's evil!"

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    Alpha Q stands in as a CHUG Quint.

    Energon Grimlock and Swoop stand in for Season 3 Dinobots.

    The Asia Kids Day Protectobots are my CHUG Guard City bots, minus the ability to combine.
     
  13. Starscream 91

    Starscream 91 Mech With A Mouth

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    Same about the Asia Kids Day Protectobots, they are my Guard City bots too.

    BH Deluxe Bulkhead is my Prime Brawn

    AOE Hot Shot is my Movie Tracks

    I also repurposed CW Wheeljack as my CHUG Action Master Wheeljack & Battle Core Optimus Prime as Super Saiyan Optimus Prime

    And when I buy Titans Return Rumble he'll be my CHUG Frenzy(the same will happen if they release a Titans Return Frenzy who will then become my CHUG Rumble)
     
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    I grabbed the Night Shadow Bumblebee Vs. Blight Predacons Rising 2-pack purely to repurpose the Red Blight as Sparkstalker (with a bit of help from some Lego Ninjago fangs), completing a full Firecon team of repurposes alongside AOE Legend Strafe as Flamefeather and Predacons Rising Cindersaur as, er...well, Cindersaur.

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  15. levyshahar

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    Thinking about repurposing Universe Skyfall as Black Shadow but it needs a new head. does anyone have a g1 menasor and can check whether its head might fit somehow (and look decent enough)? Thasks :) 
     
  16. Ruizu1990

    Ruizu1990 I'm a girl, not a boy.

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    I was inspired by this artwork by Guido Guidi, which is a design for G1 style vehicle/eradicons.

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    I want to get MP-25B and repaint him to look like that.
     
  17. Basilisk

    Basilisk Better check yo self

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    If we don't get a new Ironhide and Ratchet mold for a while I'm gonna go with Arms micron Ironhide and Takara Adventure Ratchet as my CHUG versions.
     
  18. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee I must be some kind of nut...

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    Looking back on this thread, I actually have bought a few 'bots for repurposing purposes since then. RID2015 Grimlock doubled as my Aligned and CHUG Grimlock before I got the Classics Grimlock, I bought knock-offs of DOTM Legion Sideswipe and RTS Legends Optimus Prime whom I repainted into Sideburn and Toxitron, respectively, and I recently bought RID2015 Scorponok and Power Surge Optimus Prime to repaint into CHUG Scorponok and Pyro, respectively.
     
  19. trence5

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    Ever since getting the CW Onslaught I'm trying to see the old Universe ultra class one as Clench.
     
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  20. DanC

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    Just bought an Adventure Swoop for use as SG Swoop.
     

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