Which ALT should I get!!

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  1. Armorhide

    Armorhide Damn kids

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    I'm not sure what catergory this goes in but I need some of your opions on my connomdrum or connumdrom:inquisiti . Anyway heres the thing, there are 3 ALTs in the superstore in my region. they ALts are OPTIMUS, RICOHET and SKIDS. Witch one should I get.

    Oh before I forget I can only GET 1.
     
  2. Razerwire

    Razerwire 99 Problems... Super Mod

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    Skids.
     
  3. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    I'd say Ricochet is the best mold out of those, but you might want to paint his nose when you get him.
     
  4. oldg1fan

    oldg1fan Well-Known Member

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    get the optimus that is the hardest to find of the 3 . the other 2 will be there forever warming the shelve.
     
  5. Kid Icarus

    Kid Icarus Castlevaniac

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    The real answer here is:

    Buy Optimus.

    Sell on Ebay for $40 minimum + shipping.

    Return to the store.

    Buy the shelfwarmers.

    Now you have two toys.

    Whee!!


    -Pit-
     
  6. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Skids,He's the only mold out of the 3 i have at your superstore,He's pretty cool.
     
  7. Prisoner1138

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    Dunno about ebay prices for that optimus, but it's one of the shittiest TF's I've ever bought.

    Skids and richohet are both nice though.
     
  8. SureShot90

    SureShot90 Peace=superior firepower

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    Ricochet cuz he's a Subaru :D 
     
  9. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    That's pretty tough. All three have their advantages and disadvantages.

    Obviously, these are all IMO...

    Optimus: + He's Optimus! - His transformation is extremely simple in comparison to the others. I felt kind of cheated by this.

    Ricochet: + Great transformation and displays very well. - He's the thousandth repaint of that mold, which just personally bugs me.

    Skids: + Also has a good transformation and displays well. - He's a ScionXB! His transformation can be a little frustrating at first.

    Of the three, my favorite is probably going to be Skids.
     
  10. Kid Icarus

    Kid Icarus Castlevaniac

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    Yeah, I'll agree with that logic.

    Last time I priced a Prime Alt for kitbashing, Ebay came back with a $26-48 search for completed listings. This was a few months ago, though. Not sure if that leveled out since the line was cancelled, haven't tried a search recently.

    Of course back then it seemed like a lot of folks just came across the Mirage/Prime cases somewhere and just emptied the stores.

    Seriously though, choose Skids.

    He's not as big of a panel/shellformer as Prime; also Ricochet is the third version of an original mold. Depending on how lucky you get, it might be crazy loose out of the package, or some parts might not fit together at all.

    Skids on the other hand, is the first and last of his kind...at least on this side of the world anyway. It's almost like the folks at QC were out to lunch for the other two...


    -Pit-
     
  11. Dark_Convoy

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    Skids.

    if you can't get Skids get Ricochet, the Subaru mold is an excellent Diaclone update.
     
  12. Gen. Magnus

    Gen. Magnus Everything is Awesome

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    I would pick up Skids. If you can't get Skids, however, invest in some question marks since they really do belong in the title instead of exclamation points.
     
  13. Sound Blaster

    Sound Blaster Shattered Glass World

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    Hey Armorhide where did you get this?? Or is it a custom?

     
  14. GogDog

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    Skids is easily the best of the three, IMHO of course.
     
  15. Moonstreaker

    Moonstreaker The Evil Triplet

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    Ricochette....the WRX is the best ALT mold.
     
  16. soundwaveCA

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    Ricochet hands down, Prime is a good mold but the Hasbro paint is not very good in comparison to Nemesis Prime, KP Prime etc...

    I have to disagree on the love for Skids, in my opinion its a terrible toy all around.
     
  17. GogDog

    GogDog Logic's wayward son Veteran

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    Using your mod powers for evil again, I see?

    :) 
     
  18. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch TFW2005 Supporter

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    I like the suggestion about buying Prime, selling him and getting the other two with the money.

    As for transformation Id go for Ricochet or Skids. Yes Skids is a Scion aka toaster on wheels, but the transformation is fun. Overall Id go for Ricochet.
     
  19. jourdo

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    Of those 3, I would agree with this.

    ... but again, you can't really go wrong with any Alt you choose.
     
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