Which Cyclonus?

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  1. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

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    Which Cyclonus looks better with your classics collection, Universe or Battle in Space? I already have universe but the BiS Cyclonus just looks like he could be better.

    Should I spring for the BiS pack?
     
  2. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    How would a slightly different shade make it look better with Classics on the whole? If that's the only reason you want the set, then I'd save my money If I were you.
     
  3. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    Definitely the Cyclonus from the Battle in Space set. IMO, his paint-job is as close to G1 cartoon accurate as it can get (unlike the Universe and Henkei versions).
     
  4. Nightwind

    Nightwind Aka Dusty Bottoms.

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    I have Universe as my main Cyclonus and three of the BIS versions as his Armada. You get the best of both worlds!
     
  5. Seawing

    Seawing Lurker of the depths Moderator

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    I prefer BIS Cyclonus over my Universe one. Both BIS figures look closer to their toon counterparts but Hot Rod doesn't look as great in person. If you have the money spring for the set but if money is an issue, the Universe one is still a really nice figure. I hear some silver paint on the face does wonders...
     
  6. LadyStarscream

    LadyStarscream Queen of Cybertron

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    Henkei is my favorite Cyclonus! But after that BIS, then Universe in last place. Don't get me wrong, they are all great figures, but if I had to rank them, that would be the order. I own all 3! :lol 
     
  7. Grimlock_13

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    I have both, but Universe Cyclonus had always looked better to me. I prefer the darker color scheme. So he's my Cyclonus, BiS is 'Armada'.
     
  8. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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  9. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    Battle In Space Cyclonus looks better. I have him and Scourge standing in front of Unicron. Unicron has the BiS Matrix in his hand and he giving the bird with his other hand.
     
  10. barrelks

    barrelks Captain Funtastic

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    Although I think the BiS colorscheme is the best, I really don't like the rubsign instead of the insignia. Bugged me enough to buy the import 3-pack. I would rank em (though there is not not a bad one in the bunch):
    1. 3-Pack Import
    2. Henkei
    3. BiS
    3.5. Universe

    Like I said though, they are all great IMO, and if they release more colorschemes, I will probably buy them as well. Just that good of a mold.
     
  11. Optimus Vader

    Optimus Vader Banned

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    Challenge at Cybertron because I'm one of the suckers who overpaid for that set. Nothing that Reprolabels can't fix, but one thing I hate about the RTS version is that you get a black square front and center on his chest instead of the actual logo. It's painted on Cyclonus and Rod in the C@C set.

    Edit: I was typing this as barrelks was posting. I hate rub signs. I've been replacing all of them with Reprolabels on all of my Classics.
     
  12. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    Never really though about it until you post but, I guess that makes this version of Rodimus....C@C Rod:lol 
     
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    Challange at Cybertron > Battle in Space > Henkei > Universe
     
  14. B'Bantor

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    A slightly different shade can go a long way, just ask any Superlink collector. RTS Cyclonus is a million times nicer than Universe. I'd say spring for it.. it's only about $23 right :thumb 
     
  15. Rubber Ducky

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    This
     
  16. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Battle in Space for me, I use Universe for Armada
     
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    This exactly. I Love the toy accurate look of the Universe version. That coupled with that fact that the C@C/BIS versions look uniformed and monochromatic as drones normally tend to.
     
  18. Autobot Burnout

    Autobot Burnout Not safe for nought to three sad onions

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    And I thought I was the only one who used the original Universe Cyclonus as himself and the BiS version as "Armada" since everybody else loves BiS Cyclonus's coloration more than Universe.:lol 
     
  19. FrankyWest

    FrankyWest As far as it goes

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    I have battle in space and henkei one.
    I love the henkei one, only because its henkei.

    however the battle in space one is the nicest of all three (universe, bis and henkei) that was on the market in the past 2 years.
    The reason being mostly for the fact that the chrome on henkei is a bit too much.
    Henkei is not to play with :) 
     
  20. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    I'm sure it's already been said numerous times in the thread, but I figured I'd just chime in:

    If you already own the Universe one, buy the BIS one anyway; make the BIS one Cyclonus and the Universe one "and his Armada." Plus, you get a Hot Rod and a Matrix. Not too shabby of a package.
     

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