Combiner Wars Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Shin Densetsu, Dec 12, 2014.

  1. Beastwarsfan95

    Beastwarsfan95 Also known as Cheese House

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    He's not perfect, but I think Brawl is my favorite of the CW deluxes.

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  3. Beastwarsfan95

    Beastwarsfan95 Also known as Cheese House

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    He really wasn't, just had a bad waist attachment and kinda nubby arms (much like ER Prime).

    And unlike most CW molds he wasn't milked to high heaven so remained one of the most unique.
     
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    Kamen Rider Decade A Passing-Through Kamen Rider...

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    While apparently not big on quality, there's an undersized KO of MMC Feral Rex that's out there. Personally, I'm more a fan of the Jinbao OSKO Feral Rex; it may have been intended to be a fit with Masterpiece (especially since the indimavidual robot modes are effectively ol' skool Leader to larger MP sized), but when combined, it just works SO INCREDIBLY WELL with mainline stuff. I think that the PotP Predaking is about the same size, but the dumb design decisions that went into it mean it ain't quite got the sheer presence that Jinbao's "Into the Sky" has.
    On the downside, the Jinbao is wildly unstable when combined. The way I have it positioned is the best way *for me* to keep him standing.

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    If you haven't already, a quick easy fix for stability is simply to get some grip under his feet. I added some rubber pads and now his feet grabs the floor so well that he stands very well now.
     
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  7. Arduous

    Arduous Megatron Rules All TFW2005 Supporter

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    Even though I absolutely adore CW Computron…. CW Superion is what I would consider best in class of the CW combiners



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  10. jametron

    jametron Take a good plane and shave off all the edges…

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    Agreed. He’s not my favorite per se either, but he’s probably the best in terms of proportions, balance and cohesion overall.

    I’m especially enamored with this version…

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    I have unique toys warlord for predakinh. Sizes well
     
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    I went ahead and bought a UT Warlord for my CW Display.

    It should be here in a few days.
     
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    show up pick when you can :thumbs2: .
     
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    As someone who owns feral rex, id say consider the UT one. It is way more posable, where feral rex strikes the world's coolest A stance but that's about it. You have the potp one for shelf presence, you need one that can throw down.
     
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    I ended up with 4 brawls (brawl, nosecone, killbison, drillhorn). And I suppose you gotta count g2 brawl as a 5th option. But it's a fun question, who is your least owned CW mold? Mine is breakdown, just at have the one. He also doesn't earn the hate he gets IMHO.
     
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    My Warlord was a pain to transform at first. Removing the backpack from combined mode, removing the arm bots from the torso, and extending the torso from the leg bots were all super tight for me. They're fine now, but it was the first toy I felt like I was going to break, particularly the leg bots. I ended up removing a plastic piece from their leg assemblies that caused the thighs to get stuck in there. Maybe my copy has been sitting in combined mode for too long before I bought it. Hope this doesn't happen to you, but be wary when handling it.

    Also the wings tips for my copy of Divebomb were falling out way too easily so I had to glue them in place and they now no longer splay out. Which isn't a big issue for me as it's stored away but worth noting.
     
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  17. Strykor77

    Strykor77 Ever have one of those flashbacks...

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    Decided to showcase some of my older Transformers, seeing as my store's being lazy again, and shopping online tends to get a little too pricey, even with free shipping. So, I'm starting off with my Protectorbots from Combiner Wars. Also, this was a test of a new everyday camera that I got so I don't have to use my phone (batteryhog). Judging by the photos, I'm gonna skip the mini-key light and just use the flash.

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    Interesting. Totally NOT envious that your copy of Blades can properly transform into helicopter mode.
     
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    Wait whats the issue with blades?
     
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  20. Kamen Rider Decade

    Kamen Rider Decade A Passing-Through Kamen Rider...

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    Y'know how that mold has these two rectangular grooves in the lower back? It's where the lower legs tab into when you collapse them for helicopter mode or Combiner leg mode. I tried to get the best possible angle for comparison between Alpha Bravo & Blades, but to put it simply: on MY copy of Blades, those grooves weren't cut properly. So those lower legs can't tab in like they're supposed to at all, making helicopter mode & Combiner leg mode IMPOSSIBLE to do. Effectively, his only "alt mode" is a Combiner arm. And it's the ONLY copy of this mold between Alpha Bravo, Blades, & Vortex to even have that problem.
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