What classics figures should be displayed together?

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  1. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    I have the seekers together but after that, how should the lineup go? Start with Optimus then City Commander Magnus and so on? What do you guys think would be the best way to line them up? I have one shelf with 12 figs, two shelves with 8 figs, my seeker shelf, and one shelf that is just currently random with City Commander Magnus, Megatron, Devastator, Inferno and Darkwind.

    So, please give me some cool display ideas.:thumb 
     
  2. meirelle

    meirelle Sea of Shelfwarmers

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    I usually just throw shit up on my display, but one of my few rules is to always have Sunstreaker and Sideswipe together.
     
  3. The F.N.G.

    The F.N.G. Well-Known Member

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    While I don't have one myself, I think that the most common setup for a "classics-styled" shelf is to have the Season 1 and 2 cast together, with the Season 3 guys on their own shelf.
     
  4. Bountyan

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    This is what I do. Season 1 and 2 guys clumped together, while all the main guys from season 3 (right now I have Grimlock, Wheelie, Kup, Rodimus + Protector, City Commander, Blurr, Warbot Defender, and Wreck-Gar on display) sit somewhere else.
     
  5. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    I was figuring having the season figures together. I also do have Sideswipe and Sunstreaker together currently.

    I just didn't know if they should go in order of rank or what. I really don't know the rank of all of them though.

    Should I start with Prime, Ironhide, Prowl, Ratchet? Jazz?
     
  6. mentok27

    mentok27 Well-Known Member

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    Getting my shelves today.., well actually I've got them already but I'm getting new shelves to be comic shelves and the current one will be used for TF's from now on...

    Shelf unit has 6 tiers so I'm gonna work from that... Seasons work For the bulk of figs but what about the odd items? Darkwind? Straxus? Drift?
     
  7. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    Yeah, same dilemma with me. I think the seasons would work great but then Megatron kinda stands on his own. Hmm, I know it's all a matter of opinion but I just wanted some ideas to see what seems to be the more popular ways to display the. And those odd ones to present a bit of a problem too.
     
  8. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Hammer of the Gunplas

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    I mostly lump them all together, as my space is limited to where size is more important than charcter relations.

    Although somehow I still manged to get all three of my lambo molds (Sunstreaker flanked by Sideswipe and Red Alert) and Inferno standing right behind Red.

    With the Decepticons, I have my two (insert plural of "Cyclonus" here) right next to each other (Universe and RtS), but do to the size discrepancy I gave up on trying to cram Scourge into a visible spot that far in the back. I did manage to have my four Classics seekers all in a row, though, which is pretty cool looking. God help me if I need to figure out how to fit that Generations Thundercracker I still need into that cesspool of crammed Decepticons...
     
  9. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    My Classics display is grouped like this, left to right on the shelf:

    Autobots in the G1 show
    Decepticons in the G1 show (with the Seekers all together)
    Classics-styled characters that were not in the G1 show (Dinobot, G2 Prime, Drift, etc.)
     
  10. a-town

    a-town Well-Known Member

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    my display cab has 6 shelves, so what i did was this.

    top to bottom:

    universe cybertron molds (ratbat, dropshot, crankcase etc)
    season two autobots
    season one autobots
    season decepticons (seekers, henkei megs, wfc soundwave, octane and henkei astrotrian
    movie casts ( kup, perceptor, roddy, galvy, cyclonus, scourge and sweeps etc)
    and the bottom row is my favorite: fracture, darkmount, skullgrin, thunderwing, nemesis prime, henkei onslaught, stormcloud, bludgeon, banzaitron etc
     
  11. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    You can see it in my Collection videos (link in sig), but I'll give a quick run down. Plus a little might have changed since the latest video. Going into what I currently have displayed...

    Shelf 1 Season 1/2 Autobots:
    Henkei Convoy
    G3 Roller carrying WST Blaster in alt mode
    G3 Trailer with Henkei Sideswipe, Henkei Sunstreaker, and RTS Jazz atop it
    Henkei Bumblebee
    Henkei Ironhide
    Universe Prowl
    Universe Smokescreen
    Henkei Mirage
    Henkei Hound
    Universe Bluestreak
    Henkei Red Alert
    Henkei Inferno
    RTS Tracks
    Generations Wheeljack and Henkei Ratchet working on Henkei Grimlock in bot mode
    Generations Warpath
    Henkei Skyfire holding Henkei Beachcomber in his right hand while Cyberverse Powerglide and Henkei Brawn are at his feet

    Shelf 1 Season 1/2 Decepticons:
    Henkei Megatron
    Classics Optimus playing the role of Clone Optimus
    custom Nightbird
    TRU Reissue Insecticons
    Henkei Ravage atop custom Energon Cubes
    Henkei Starscream
    Henkei Thundercracker
    Henkei Skywarp
    Henkei Ramjet
    Henkei Thrust
    Henkei Dirge
    Henkei Astrotrain
    and then Classics Starscream, Classics Skywarp, Universe Starscream, and Generations Thundercracker as random Seekers along with custom Purple repaint.

    Shelf 2 Season 3 Autobots:
    Henkei Hot Rodimus (no Protector yet)
    Generations Blurr
    Henkei Wheelie
    Classics Ultra Magnus + City Commander
    Henkei Grimlock in dino mode (yes I have two)
    Generations Kup
    RTS Wreck-Gar
    and then Henkei Cliff and Henkei Warpath hiding by a rock

    Shelf 2 Season 3 Decepticons:
    Henkei Cyclonus
    RTS Cyclonus
    Generations Scourge x 3 as Sweeps
    Henkei Ghost Starscream possessing one of the Sweeps
    and Classics Ramjet, Generations Thrust and Generations Dirge as their Season 3 selves.
     
  12. SpectorDave

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    My classics are displayed like this:
    Season 1 Autobots
    Season 2 Autobots
    Season 3 & 4 Autobots
    War For Cybertron with Primus
    Season 1 & 2 Decepticons
    Season 3 & 4 Decepticons
    1986 Movie Decepticons with Unicron
     
  13. Orodruin

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    That's what I do, split by faction of course. Though the way things are going I'll need to split up 84 and 85 bots. The sheer number of Autobots and the size of some of the cons (especially with Hercules in the works) just eats up so much space.
     
  14. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I'm all over the place with my display.

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  15. ex dtw2003

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    This is definitely the start for me, though I do have subgroups.

    Seekers. Coneheads together, OG 3 together.
    Autobots: fire safety patrol, Optimus and bee adn Ironhide, wheeljack and ratchet, and then a mix of the remaining cars.
     
  16. Foster

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    I set them all up on my Fort Max :)  Use a basebot in alt mode! If you don't have one, get one!
     
  17. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    My 'Con shelf has Armada Unicron in the middle, shooting the bird and wearing the Matrix on a chain. Megatron is beside him with his guards (Starscream & Thundercracker) protecting their commander. To the right of Unicron is Onslaught with the three coneheads, while Cyclonus & Scourge are standing watch in front of Unicron's feet.

    My 'Bot shelf, well it's so packed, they're about to fall off the shelf. It's so crowded, I just have the voyagers and ultras in the back and the deluxes take up the rest of the space.
     
  18. G1Prowl

    G1Prowl Prick, apparently

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    My displays are by season for the most part. As per Meirelle, the Lambo bros are always connected at the him. Also, Prowl is always standing to Optimus' immediate right.
     
  19. Alucard77

    Alucard77 Kaon Gladiator Champion

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    I am pretty anal with my layout. Try to do seasons. Here are the results when doing seasons:

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    As for the misc ones, you can create a Misc shelf.
     
  20. HoosierDaddy

    HoosierDaddy Decepticon. I'm no hero

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    Thanks for all the ideas.
     

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