Hasbro G1 Breakdown - More Hidden Stickers

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  1. Maz

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    Hasbro Transformers G1 Breakdown - More Hidden Stickers, a Square One article looking at the mystery of Breakdown's stickersheet. Prototypes, hidden stickers and all that stuff :) 

    Square One: Hasbro G1 Breakdown - More Hidden Stickers <- CLICK TO READ

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    Nice article. As someone who pours over images of preproduction items, I've actually noticed a lot of this. Of the four combiners teams the Stunticons had some of the most changes, sticker wise. Almost every figure that had a rubsign indent molded into them, I feel like it really detracted from the sculpt. The Breakdown one drives me nuts since it affected the roof vent that I always found so iconic on Countachs.
     
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  3. Maz

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    Yeah that's very true regarding the roof detail, sadly the indent is such that even if I cut out a big enough trapezoid from the spare red shiny sticker material, it would have looked weird to cover the indent. Was much easier with Drag Strip.

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    One of these days, Maz will discover hidden joints on G1 toys that improve the transformation.
     
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  5. DoubleClouder

    DoubleClouder Prototype / Testshot collector

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    Fireflight's testshot actually had a different shoulder joint, but you can't replicate that with the production version
     
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    Nice write up as usual. Thanks for posting the discovery and I love the red on the top as well.
     
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  7. Maz

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    :lol  I don't think I am the first to discover this about Breakdown, though :) 

    Cheers, and fully agree, it adds that excellent extra touch of colour and detail he needs, as does the Decepticon sticker!

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    I think Breakdown needs his Deception symbol in robot mode. It just seems off not having it. I also don't care for the rub sticker moulded in on the figures either. It kills the aesthetic look.
     
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    If it were up to me and it could have been done tidily, I would have had the full length Countach detail red sticker on the roof, rubsign on the door and Decep sticker in robot mode.

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    You have no idea how much I look forward to your articles. They are so informative and entertaining. Thanks!
     
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    Ah man, thank you so much. That is thoroughly appreciated!

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    Hey @Maz love what you posted on Facebook about Stunticons and love that sweet picture of G1 Megatron.
     
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  13. Maz

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    Many kind thanks dude!

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    i just really love your hard work and love your attention to detail and look of figure to shine and be proud. Your definitely an inspiration that i look up to.

     
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    I'm sincerely humbled and honoured, dude. Thank you.

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