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The evolution of Transformers from G1 to Alt/MP to Classics - A pictorial quest

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Old 09-08-2012, 09:36 PM   #11
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I find it amazing that for all the love they get, the classics toys are in comparison the least classy versions of each character.

great thread, I look forward to seeing more!
Not exactly a fair comparison, since the alts and/or G1 figures are customized and compared to stock versions of basic Classics - compare United Jazz to an un-reprolabeled Meister, or the original Alt Prowl to the Classics version, or use Henkei Hound in place of the Classics version.

Still though, it's a cool comparison idea. Maybe do Rumble and Ravage next?
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:39 PM   #12
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In all fairness, my Alts are pretty pimped out. So for those who don't know, the Alts don't come with the shoulder missiles and stickers. The prowl is actually BT Red Alert with Prowl's head and a set of reprolabels.

So the classics may look worse by comparison. Maybe if I pimped the classics with Reprolabels, people would think differently.

In either case, it goes to show G1 has it in spades with the chrome and stickers. While people may not like em, they greatly improve figures.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:00 PM   #13
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I can help out with this thread as well if you need it Alucard77 send me a PM if you want a set of figures you don't have.

I'll send them to you so you can upload them to the first post.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:10 PM   #14
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In all fairness, my Alts are pretty pimped out. So for those who don't know, the Alts don't come with the shoulder missiles and stickers. The prowl is actually BT Red Alert with Prowl's head and a set of reprolabels.

So the classics may look worse by comparison. Maybe if I pimped the classics with Reprolabels, people would think differently.

In either case, it goes to show G1 has it in spades with the chrome and stickers. While people may not like em, they greatly improve figures.
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When you have three cars and two of them have chrome rims and rubber tires, the third car really stands out in a bad way.


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Old 09-08-2012, 10:10 PM   #15
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Fascinating idea. As much as G1 love/nostalgia is alien to me personally, I really dig the comparisons showing the regular retail toys of the past and present, along with pimped out collector's versions.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:14 PM   #16
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Omg. The Optimus photos are going to embarrass the hell outta the classics version. ( I can't wait ) lol.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:15 PM   #17
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Great to see that this series has it's own thread. Looking forward to more.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:23 PM   #18
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Sweet pics. You should add in the WSTs as well if you have those.

You still need:
Grimlock
Seekers
Coneheads
Prime
Megs
Tracks
Bluestreak/Silverstreak
Sideswipe
Sunstreaker
Red Alert

I think that's it. I look forward to seeing what you do with all of these guys. The comparisons are awesome.

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Old 09-08-2012, 10:41 PM   #19
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Awesome idea! Keep em' coming!
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:41 PM   #20
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