Prime Wars Trilogy Repugnus

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by barry, Jan 13, 2018.

  1. Nevermore

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    But they're from Takara! And they don't include extra Titan/Prime Masters! Therefore, they are infinitely better by default!
     
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    myrrh Knell-Mown Wember

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    ...to be fair, repugnus and grotusque were produced as special-edition figures to a much higher standard than hasbro's retail titans return deluxes...i remembre being disinctly impressed by how much they reminded me of takara legends in fit and finish, in substantial contrast to hasbro's doublecross...
     
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    Oh is that so? Hmm. I may order 20 now. Thank you for the enlightenment.
     
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    Smokescreen38 Fight fire with smoke!

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    I’m glad this thread was revived. It was a great chance to look over some awesome pics and appreciate Repugnus one more time. IMO, this figure was a really great “last sendoff” for one of my favorite TF lines of all time (and I’ve been in it since ‘84). I’m amazed that he has been available for retail on Amazon for so long! I hope this just means that they produced a ton of them rather than a lack of sales.

    Dude, you’re killing me with those Battle Beasts!! I’m jealous as hell. :D 
     
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    i actually got them for free from a buddy at work that got a complete set with doubles :p 
     
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    Decepticreeps100 Bite your face

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    All for Autobots who are as cracked as the worst of the Decepticons, step forward Wreckers, Dinobots and the Monsterbots. When you need a sledgehammer to crack a nut. Send for the suicide squads.
     
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  8. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] Takara Fanboy Collector

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    But cheaper as a combo rather than individually if Grotesques ebay prices are going for alone..
     
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    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    Having both Hasbro and Takara in hand here is a list of differences i noticed

    Takara Repugnus has
    Black screws
    Gloss robot toes
    Gloss Sword details
    Gloss Beast head

    Takara Grotusque has
    Black screws
    Flat robot face
    Flat robot feet
    Flat lower beast jaw
    Flat crotch
    Flat wings
    Flat guns
     
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    Smokescreen38 Fight fire with smoke!

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    Wow! Take that buddy out for lunch or something. That’s too damn cool.

    Thanks!! I was curious about this. The differing finishes are interesting. Which do you like better?

    I really to appreciate that Takara consistently goes for the black screws. It’s a nice example of attention to detail and probably only costs them a fraction of a cent per unit.
     
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    shadow panther Mechanically Insane

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    I acually like the flat better than the gloss
     
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    Can't decide on which head to give Repuggles, which do you guys think? 2019-02-06-00-37-14.jpg
     
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    I went with the Takara one for mine, swapped the faceplate onto the battle beast titanmaster that came with repugnus
     
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    Definitely the green eyed head.
     
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    I've only got the Takara one, so I went with that. Plus if I put the three Monsterbots together, I tend to get a sort of 'blue-eyed boys' impression'....
     
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    I've got my Repugnus and he came with two Dastards! If there's anybody missing him, PM me.
     
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