Best CHUG Insecticons?

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  1. setsuna

    setsuna Well-Known Member

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    Cant make up my mind on getting Insecticons for my CHUG/Siege collection

    I was thinking of the FansToys vs planets, I like the idea of deluxe size Insecticons

    Any suggestions or alternatives?
     
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    I would say Fansprojects Insecticons are the best CHUG versions.
     
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  3. Líder Optimus

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    My vote would go to BadCube's insecticons, but I use Hasbro's for my CHUG shelf.
     
  4. StrangePlanet

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    I love the Fansproject ones from long time ago, but I like them a lot better adding some parts from junker G1 toys to them ....

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    I wish the cool G1 parts they added to these molds later on were available to purchase for the earlier ones. Would have made this a lot easier.
     
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    I guess it's the pointy FP Insecticons? In my head cannon, FP's are when they were 'roided up on Nova Power that one episode when the legends size are the regular characters or clones.

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    Yeah, I still love my FansProject ninjas!
     
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    While the Planet X ones aren't G1 I do like the look off them.
     
  8. setsuna

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    How do I tell if it’s the later production run with added parts when buying?
     
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    Pretty sure there aren't any added parts, so much as him just taking the parts from the older figures and slapping them on himself (or herself)
     
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    There was some kind of G1 set for them, but im not sure if Fansproject made it or if someone else did the parts for the set.

    The Fansproject bugs are the only 3P insecticons that scale well with CHUGS(imo). Maybe MFT will KO and upscale the NA set though. Those guys look like they'd make nice insecticons for the Seige line.

    Btw that looks really nice, did you do Bombshell and Kickback too?
     
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    That's true for what I did. But later on there were these recolors, the Armored Battalion set, that had new parts:

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    See, there's Shrapnel's pincers. Makes them more G1, but y'know, weird colors. They also have guns instead of bladed weapons.
    Here's the originals:

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    Careful with buying the originals, there were KOs made, although I mistakenly got a KO and think it's ok.

    Y'know, I'm one of those weirdos that just wants one. Just Shrapnel. So I never got or modified the others.
     
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    I don't really care about Kickback, Bombshell or Shrapnel. I totally love Ransack, Chop Shop, Venom & Barrage. Will we ever get decent toys of them? I used to have the FP set but they never made Venom so I sold them.

    I'm still hoping for a decent set of Deluxe Insecticons & a good updated G1 Doubledealer. Year after year I'm losing hope.:( 
     
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    Yeah, the Armored Battalion, which was TF Source exclusives! I bought one set, and then the following year they had a surplus they couldn't move and started giving them out for free with purchases over X amount of dollars for Winter, and I ended with a second set for free, LOL!
     
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    Alas, the Fans Project ones are the only ones, amazing Insecticons though, I love them and the Armored Batallions look. Maybe we'll get new Insecticons with the next TF line.
     
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  16. setsuna

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    Haha i meant Fanstoys vs Planet X
     
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    Haha I gotcha. For some odd reason I was thinking Plants vs Zombies lol
     
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    Like how everyone ignored the fact you said deluxe insecticons lol. I think fanstoys would be a good go. Iv been thinking of saving for them my self, there only 5.6 inch which is only 0.1 inch bigger then ER wheeljack
     
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    Correct. I did this as well by taking parts from the reissue insecticons. Apparently I added thrusts lower body. 53DEF89B-85B9-4813-BDA2-52F8BAEBD071.jpeg
     
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    I like Hasbro’s/Takara Legends better than the fansproject ones