universe classics 2.0 Smokescreen

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  1. Red Alert

    Red Alert Security

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    Smokescreen is a straight up repaint of silverstreak but he is better than i thought.

    The only problem i have is the numbers show too much white(a red background would have been nicer)but overall a good attempt until we see henkei.

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  2. Silent_Magnus

    Silent_Magnus Taint of Primus

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    I only just picked up Prowl this week, and you already have all three.

    Anyways, I love the bright colors.
     
  3. Ricky_Stream

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    He looks quite nice but i guess i'll wait for the henkei version
     
  4. heshanj

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    thanks for the review, it does look a very nice repaint, but ur right about the numbers standing out too much... maybe the henkei one will fix that.. i only hope they dont totally chrome the weapon
     
  5. G1Wheeljack

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    I'm sold.
     
  6. MagnusPrimal

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    Looks good. I think the Universe version of Smokescreen will do fine.
     
  7. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    Looking good!

    Prowl, Silverstreak and Smokescreen - the Autobot answer to the Seekers indeed!

    ...now all we need is a mass-release Thundercracker with a different paintjob than the Botcon one.

    And all I need is a Skywarp to complement my meager Seeker army.
     
  8. big hank

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    I like it, I also agree about the white behind the numbers. Too much white. I know G1 had square number badges, but I think oval would help it blend better, y'know take away some of the white!:thumbs2: 
     
  9. Smokescreen

    Smokescreen The Ultimate Gambler

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    Looks awesome! Can't wait to get my hands on one. I'm also very interested in seeing what the Henkei version will look like.
     
  10. AlphaPrime

    AlphaPrime Neo Autobot Commander

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    While i'll wait for images of the Henkei version of Dinobot for ol Screen i'll just buy the universe one and a second Prowl to get me some more fitting parts from and paint other parts already on Screen to get him looking right.
     
  11. Ravenxl7

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    Looks great, and he'll definitely find a place in my collection. The coloration doesn't bother me one bit. I still need to get Silverstreak, but as he just showed up in local stores, I shouldn't really have too much trouble getting ahold of him eventually.
     
  12. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    I expect I'll get Smokescreen more to "fill a hole in the line" than because I want it much. The Prowl/Silverstreak mold is a merely OK mold, and the Smokescreen colors are a merely OK scheme.
     
  13. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Instant buy no questions asked, thanks for the pics bud!:thumbs2: 
     
  14. Cheebs

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    Looks great. I would get it in a second, but I'm not going to risk a complex deco like that in this era of sticky paint. Silverstreak, Ironhide, and Animated Soundwave could be fixed with a simple can of spray paint. Prowl was a lost cause due to the door deco. I imagine Smokescreen would be equally impossible to spray paint.
     
  15. Shark Jumper

    Shark Jumper さあ、お前の罪を数えろ

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    Any issues with sticky paint?
     
  16. BigRC83

    BigRC83 I'm singing in the rain

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    Love the mold. A purchase for me.
     
  17. kenm2474

    kenm2474 LORD DC TFW2005 Supporter

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    Looks Great tamo I hope to find one later on.
     
  18. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    I still think they totally boned the deco.

    really hoping he comes out in Henkei and they do their own mask...
     
  19. artiepants

    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    I still think they totally boned the deco.

    really hoping he comes out in Henkei and they do their own mask...
     
  20. WhiteMocha

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    While there is no doubt that I'll buy this, I definitely think the color scheme could have been handled better. It's sort of all over the place, and just looks gaudy. A thinner white stripe along the side of the car, black forearms instead of red, no yellow on the spoiler, blue shoulders, and a gold instead of yellow crest would have done wonders for this figure, I think. Hopefully this one improves with the Henkei treatment.

    Ah well. Still a guaranteed buy, so who am I to complain?
     

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