Why I hate most combiner toys.

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  1. Leather Elbows

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    Okay sorry of this thread annoys any of you combiner fans but anyone else think they are crappy. I love combiners but the toys never work. They usually have very limited articulation, fall apart and have weird ass proportions. Most of the power core combiners and FOC Bruticus look like they have Polio. The only good one I've seen is Hercules and that isn't even an official product
     
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    I hate custom combiners. They always look ugly and cheat too much with the limbs. I wish I had a dollar for every time I saw one with a Unicron crotch piece.

    The problem with FoC Bruticus is that Onslaught needs to be a Voyager. If they're all the same size, the proportions will be crap. I.E., the limbs will be too big compared to the torso.

    Maketoy Giant is probably my favorite combiner. Individual robots are great and posable and the combined mode has godtier proportions that make him look nice and bulky.
     
  3. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Then get the HALF official Fans Project Brut. I think ull change ur mind , an probably reconsider this thread....
     
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    Yay.
     
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    FOC Bruticus is the first combiner in years that looks good to me.
     
  6. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    I quite like me some Rail Racer.
     
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    i like omega prime bad ass too
     
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    It does seem like Combiners often fall short in one area or another. Kind of hard to get vehicle mode, individual robot mode and the combined mode all looking just right.

    With Power Core I feel like Hasbro might have been attempting too much at once. Maybe if you transformed the limbs instead of the auto-transform gimmick we wouldn't have ended up with either floppy limbs, limps that wouldn't stay locked in place, or just down right weird looking limbs.
     
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    I liked PCC alot.
     
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    If you want a decent combiner, get Hercules.
     
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    I think he said Hercules has polio too.
     
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    Daitarn red would be pissed if he sees this thread.
     
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    to each his own, i love 'em
     
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    No real argument here. I've often wondered why Hasbro doesn't even try to do combiners with human-like proportions/hands/feet when that's how they portray them in fiction. Presumably it's a budgetary issue.
     
  16. TrueNomadSkies

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    Hahahahaha. I'd also like to believe that its you in that tub for the added touch of authenticity. Nohomo.
     
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    U wanna give me some "Hercules" money?
     
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    first: you say they LOOK like they have "polio" but FOC bruticus ain't even out yet so he can't be judged until you've at the least, seen a review. and the PCC guys were also for the kids as well as collectors. that's why hasbro didn't bother giving them limb articulation. and the only thing Bruticus and PCC figures have in common is how they fit together. other than that, they have nothing in common.

    second: Herc wasn't made for kids. he was made for collectors by (i'm presuming) collectors. or at least people who know what collectors want.

    but that's just my :2c: . and if i sound pissed, i apologize. just a huge combiner fan.
     
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    Dude, someone asked me on Twitter if that was me, and I honestly laughed so hard I'm surprised I didn't shart.

    LMFAO! Excellent response.
     
  20. TrueNomadSkies

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    Well it's like, I know that its not, but hahaha
     

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