Hasbro G1 reissues

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  1. fake

    fake Return to Innocence

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    I am tempted to get all the G1 reissues that have started showing up on most of the online toy stores. The price does not look too bad for the imports. I don't have any G1 TF toy so do you think these are a good way to get some without breaking the bank.

    Also how much quality/detail difference is there between a G1 Soundwave and the Masterpiece Soundwave?
     
  2. gbm

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    I've been sooooo into these reissues/commemoratives as of late! I got Soundwave for Xmas, and since then (only a week, lol) I've bought Sideswipe and Smokescreen.

    THEY ROCK!

    Diecast, rubber tires, stickers! Totally worth it.....especially if you want an 80's G1 feeling/looking toy without having to buy a 25+ year old toy.
     
  3. Bossguy

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    I got a 2012 hasbro soundwave release and his visor is pretty messed up.
     
  4. Matty

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    The Hasbro reissues are good for saving on money. IMO though, most of the Hasbro stuff is inferior to the Takara reissues (Encore, etc.). If you're not looking for 100% identical to the vintage, Hasbro is reissues are a great way to go. Takara IMO are much more "vintage friendly."

    As for your second question about the difference between a G1 and MP Soundwave, well the MP is going to be the G1 figure but with every bit of your wildest dreams put into it :D 
     
  5. Cracka J

    Cracka J judas in my mind TFW2005 Supporter

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    Even encore is pretty reasonable. I'd shoot for those on most, if available.

    I do like the packaging of the older hasbro TRU commemorative editions a lot more though. That bookstyle casing like the TFC releases, but with the old 80's style grid packaging just really hit it off with me.
     
  6. Superquad7

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    The new Commemorative reissues of the reissues are a great way to go in your case.

    G1 Soundwave and MP Soundwave are two completely different figures from two different lines, though.
     
  7. Magnus' Mate

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    Did I miss something? Is there a new line of Hasbro reissues?
     
  8. grymg

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    Just the commemorative imports I think.
     
  9. Steevy Maximus

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    Basically Hasbro Asia is rerunning many of the old Commemorative Series figures, including guys like Ultra Magnus and Rodimus Prime.