Generations Select Abominus

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  1. Napalm

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    Not in Combiner Wars. They were released by Hasbro in the third part of that Trilogy, Power Of The Primes (toy themed deco), but this didn't see release in Japan as far as I know. They also missed a spot in the Japanese Unite Warriors line that Takara grouped the Combiner Wars gestalt teams into as giftsets (toon themed decos).

    So Takara put them into the Generations Selects line in a cartoon themed colour scheme to match their Unite Warriors sets. This is only the second time they've seen release.
     
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  2. T-Hybrid

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    And in a fashion no different than the old CW/UW days.
     
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    Is there any hope Takara will give us POTP Starscream with a dedicated team, similar to what they did with Grand Galvatron?
     
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    All correct, other than that the original PotP set did get released by Takara - it was just identical to the Hasbro release.
     
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    Isn't that what God Neptune is for?

    Superion / Menasor
    Defensor / Bruticus
    Computron / Abominus
    Land Cross / Dinoking
    Road Caesar / Liokaiser
    God Neptune / Volcanicus
    Orthia / Megascream
    Ultra Prime / Grand Galvatron
    Sky Lynx / Predaking
    Omega Supreme / Devastator

    It's Piranacon that doesn't have a dancing partner until we get Raiden!
     
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  6. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Fyi I'm located in Asia bro. :) 
    Its cheaper via Hasbro Asia's distribution..
     
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  7. Fafnir72

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    Released in Japan. Only difference is the JP fonts decal over the english ones.
     
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    Nope. I bought him to give a proper enemy to my TFC Ares, which by my opinion fits better than POTP Predaking with these combiners. Probably it's because he scales better, i mean, Predaking is supposed to be as tall as Volcanicus, so...
     
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    Got mine. Some deco changes are neat, others are silly and look bland. Might end up creating a mix-and-match version with Hasbro components.
     
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    Absolutely not a fan of that combiner chest piece, glad I have the original POTP release.
     
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    Got my Abominus in today. Individually the QC is good, but some some reason combined the legs have a real difficult time balancing. Not sure if it has to do with Hun-Grrr or Sinnertwin and Cutthroat. But it's difficult to get them to stand easily.

    Figures look awesome besides that and I'm very happy that this set was made.
     
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    "Sphinx" mode?
     
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    I think joints that are not quite strong enough and being more front heavy make him want to fall. Having his elbows bent with one or both of his arms ratcheted one click back resolves this.

    I also got him to pose this way pretty easily.
    20210508_232714.jpg
     
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    Damn, I ain't even a huge terrorcon fan but that's just a good-looking combiner right there.
     
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    Yes, he looks amazing.
    hv0cfl.jpg
     
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    Sure he looks great but he can't stay upright for shit!
    ... Also all the spine plates should be purple in all modes, I may add paint.
    Screenshot_20210509-210053~2.png Screenshot_20210509-210233~2.png
    Which way around are the shins meant to go?
    ... Also need to add a bit of off-white to match the kneecaps.
     
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  18. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    See post above yours.
     
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    I feel like Starscream and the Fembots are the best two remaining candidates.

    If they did the Fembots, I could see light retooling in the limbs and maybe a major retool of Elita, possibly even from a different source mold.
     
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    I’d buy either of them. I have the Hasbro versions of both. It’d be nice for Starscream to get a dedicated team, though. Orthia could have better paint apps and some remolding. The Hasbro one would still be unique because she’d have Dazzlestrike.
     
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