Preferred Insecticon team?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by dmarsee, Sep 13, 2016.

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Which Masterpiece-scaled Insecticon team do you prefer?

  1. BadCube: Bug Corps

    16.3%
  2. Fans Toys: Mercenary, Forager, Grenadier

    67.4%
  3. MMC/Ocular Max: Malum Militia

    2.8%
  4. FansProject: Causality

    12.1%
  5. Something else I don't know?

    3.5%
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  1. dmarsee

    dmarsee Minibot Action

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    I'm looking to get a team of Masterpiece-scale Insecticons. As things stand in later 2016, what is the best team, if price is no object?
     
  2. Slave IV

    Slave IV more wealth than you can imagine!

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    If money is no object and you just want Insecticons now, get them all and have a swarm. I'm passing on all of them for now but if I were to buy any set, it would be the deluxe BC versions.
     
  3. JPrime

    JPrime Michael Bay Assassin

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  4. Weezie

    Weezie Contrary to popular opinion, not just a G1er TFW2005 Supporter

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    Had BC Evil Bug Corps but sold them. I don't have any Insecticons at the moment, I haven't had the time to purchase any. I'm trying to save money for my new PC rig. I'm planning on getting the FT guys when I have the chance.
     
  5. CVprowl

    CVprowl Done

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    FT look the best to me, but I wasn't happy with the design of their Kickback which has a fragile piece/poor design. I might have gone with a different set if I'd known.
     
  6. Big Bronze Rim

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    I have both the Badcube and Fanstoys. My Badcube bugs are currently for sale in the for sale thread. While there are some things I like about the Badcube ones I feel they Fanstoys bugs are the superior set. They have a more premium feel and just look so good on a shelf.
     
  7. engrpedro

    engrpedro Well-Known Member

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    FT FTW!
     
  8. Weezie

    Weezie Contrary to popular opinion, not just a G1er TFW2005 Supporter

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    Am I the only one who wants toy only Insecticons in MP style? Venom, Barrage, Chop Shop and Ransack. Obscure characters like that are perfect for 3P to tackle.
     
  9. Big Bronze Rim

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    I would totally be in on an MP take of the deluxe Insecticons.
     
  10. Electro Rush

    Electro Rush Just a guy waiting for the perfect Whirl

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    I have the FansToys ones. I still haven't transformed Kickback, for what it's worth.
     
  11. MpCollector81

    MpCollector81 Banned

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    .........Ssssssseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeennnnd moooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooar Faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaansssssssssstoyssssssssssssssssssssssss.....

    The BC bugs seem small, overpriced and with proportions that don't suit me, at least for an MP display.
     
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  12. HandlesIT

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    This one is easy.. Fans Toys. You can find reviews on Youtube that show Fans Toys vs Bad Cube.
     
  13. divinecomedy

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    Badcube for playing, FansToys for display.
     
  14. Scaleface

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    For now I have the Hasbro ones. Waiting someone to make the Insectatrain.
     
  15. OptimusNerd

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    Fansproject did make a 3 pack as a TFsource exclusive, in homage to the deluxe bugs.

    They're a bit smaller than BC and FT, but they were released much earlier.

    Currently being sold for a good price on TFsource
     
  16. Weezie

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    I'm not really interested in non MP stuff.
     
  17. zfarsh

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    Get the Purple FT Bombshell, you wont regret it!!!
     
  18. Wh33l JcK

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    I never cared for how FT handled the bug legs. The kibble is atrocious.
     
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  19. Big Bronze Rim

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    I get over it. I don't display my figures backwards and they look so good in both bot and bug mode I don't care. I like the way Badcube's clean up but the bug legs don't look nearly as good in bug mode.
     
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    I think it depends. I have the Badcube set, but I like a toon style MP collection. If you want a toy style MP collection, you should get the Fanstoys set.
     
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