KRE-O Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by transfan681, Apr 4, 2012.

  1. Smokeyoreo18

    Smokeyoreo18 *snap* Yup, that’s going in my cringe compilation

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    Kre-o’s were so underrated
     
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  2. Shady boi

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    Agreed
     
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  3. lastmaximal

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    More of the Class Of box sets (at least an 86 and 87), or otherwise themed box sets would have been nice, even with simpler/less costly packaging as store or Pulse exclusives. That, or really just more waves of Microchangers. Perfect things with which to populate the Titans and even the Modulators.

    This is a great format to release these characters in, even with the reused/repurposed shared helmets and parts; I mind the accuracy problems a bit less when I see them all together looking like a cohesive line. Of the many side lines that have come and gone, Kre-O is the one I miss the most, I think (loved Bot Shots for some reason when it was new, but I enjoyed thee much more).
     
  4. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    These look great. I have a bunch of unfinished customs that have been put away for a bit. Still want to finish them; also planning to use @x01618’s decals.
    Did you print them on water slide/transfer decal paper? Or transparent and/or white sticker paper?
     
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  5. UKBrawn

    UKBrawn No arms just CLAWS!!

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    Thanks, I have loads more half-finished customs that need repainted helmets etc, I used white decal paper and printed them all on one side of A4. The colours match up well.
     
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  6. prime roller

    prime roller 昔者莊周夢為胡蝶⋯

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    Thanks. I’ll try to get on mine soon. Want to get them all finally finished up!

    Would love to see pics of your others soon, when you get them done. And, I think I can speak for all frequenters of this thread, we’d like to see more pics of the ones you’ve already completed! Showcase those up so we can get a better look at them!
     
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    Maikeruu Shadowtraveler

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    The mail was good to me today. Finally got Rotor Rage for the unique Vortex and parts and an order of twenty-one Prime Vehicons for massive army building. Still building in 2020.
     
  8. Isaac Hill

    Isaac Hill Systems Analyst

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    So...Does anyone know of a kit that comes with around 50 black, cylindrical 2x2 bricks?
    TarnFront.JPG
    I had just enough to do the treads for half of one shoulder. Here's how that looks from the side.
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    I might make the backpack bigger. I'll know for sure once I've replaced the green and purple cylinders with black.
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    He's 12" tall to the tips of his cannons, 11.5" to the tips of his crown. Here he is with Devastator for scale.
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    He has Kre-O ball jointed ankles, hips, and shoulders. Knees are hinged. Elbows are ratchets. He's got waist and neck swivels, and each finger (3 per hand) has a joint. Given his weight, he's pretty hard to pose.
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    I've got Kreons and other figures in this thread.
     
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  9. Isaac Hill

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    During Kre-O's heyday, TRU had the Devastator with Ironhide set on sale for less than the Dev without Ironhide. I built the 4 Constructicons in each mode and liked them, but never bothered to go through the hassle of disassembling Devastator to rebuild them.

    Then, the Devastator without Ironhide set went on clearance. I bought that so I could have one sett for Dev and one for the Constructicons. And I got both Dev Kreons. It wasn't until now that I realized I also have a spare Devastator head. I didn't have the right lime green parts to do a G1 version, but I did have the yellow for G2.
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    Here's some side, back, and top views to show how I incorporated details of the individual Constructicons. I'm particularly proud of using a sideways seat to make Bonecrusher's roof, especially since Bonecrusher mounts to Dev sideways, making the seat right side up.
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    He's got hinged knees, ratcheted elbows, a waist swivel, and Kre-O ball joints in his shoulders, hips, and head. Here he is with the original Kre-O Devastator.
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    Got to be the Beast with those wings and elongated jaw.
     
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    Clearing shelves and decided to get a pic of all the combiners together.
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