Generations vs Prime vs CW vs ER Wheeljack

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  1. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    I'm curious about which wheeljack you have and if you are going to buy the new one.

    Personally, I have the Prime version with custom blue eyes, it is an amazing figure, and I hesitate to upgrade for the ER version.

    So what about you guys?
     
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  2. SinisterSpinister

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    Definitely getting ER's. He'll be the first and likely only, given how good he looks, G1 Wheeljack in my collection.
     
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  3. AutobotAvalanche

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    Generations.
     
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    Generations until ER is released.

    Prime is a great figure but never really felt like WJ to me.
     
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  5. KraegorStark

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    Unpopular opinion: CW
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  6. Notomus

    Notomus Unofficial Pope of Devconism

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    I had the Generations one when I was a kid, loved it to pieces (literally) so I'm going to get the Earthrise one to replace what I've lost, as for Prime Wheeljack, I find he fits best with other Prime figures (all of which I no longer own) and as for CW Wheeljack, he stays as a leg to be obscured by much better figures.

    He can look amazing with some paint apps and a decent wingpack upgrade.
     
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  7. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    Hey, good for you. He actually looks good pimped out with stickers and add ons.
    My problem is he kinda sticks out on a Generations shelf and his portions are all over the place.
     
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  8. Rob

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    I have all of them, but will be buying the ER one, as it looks like a miniature Masterpiece. The previous ones looked off to me.
     
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    I have the UW version with the Reprolabels parts yours has, but I went over them with a silver sharpie.
    I'll never need another chug Wheeljack.
    I have difficulties letting go of the Generations version, but the UW is the Wheeljack on my chug G1 shelf.
     
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  10. deltaprime

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    They all have their merits, really

    Generations: Love the wrench weapons, gorgeous updated altmode, I always liked his car wings, headsculpt is dead on, and the transformation is oh-so-satisfying (that chest slide)

    Prime: Another fantastic and original transformation scheme, sweet weapon storage in both modes, great articulation, and both modes have a ton of personality (even if that personality is more maverick Wrecker than kooky inventor)

    CW: Altmode nails the G1 look, combiner capability is a nice addition that honestly doesn't take away from the look of either mode, and his proportions are arguably better than the more squat Generations release

    ER: Looks like they're going for a straight-outta-Sunbow feel with him, sleek and gorgeous altmode, but we can't say too much yet since we don't have it in hand yet.

    It's tough to pick a favorite, I'm a fan of each mold for different reasons.
     
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    I have and really like both the Prime and Generations versions, and I'll be getting Earthrise too since it looks great overall.
     
  12. Smitty.1981

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    UW Jacky for my collection. I like the fun of the combiner gimmick. In fact a good chunk of my collection is CW, UW and POtP with no sige of many of them getting replaced.
     
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    Earthrise for me. I kept my Prime Wheeljack after selling most of my TFP collection while I made up my mind whether to replace it with the original Generations one, eventually decided to wait and see if a new version came out that I liked better, and at long last there finally is.
     
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    CW Wheeljack has never made it into my collection and never will. I like CHUG Wheeljack, but he will be replaced by Earthrise. To me, Prime Wheeljack is a totally different character named Jackhammer
     
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  15. Maximus Danz

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    Seconded
     
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    I was excited when earthrise wheeljack was rumored and when i saw him i was very dissapointed
    So im sticking with my cw one
     
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    I got the Generations one but Earthrise will absolutely be my Wheeljack. I absolutely adore the Lancia Stratos, especially rally car versions. ER is the best representation of a rally Stratos next to the MP!
     
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  18. Insurgent

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    Generations for me. If I had one of the others, I'd probably swap for the ER one, but the Generations is sweet enough (I have the MP as well so that die hard G1 Jack need is filled there).
     
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    I actually never did get a Wheeljack, so Earthrise will be it.

    He just never stayed in stores long enough for me to grab.
     
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    I have/will have all but the Prime versions of Wheeljack.