Should I amass a force of Autotroopers to face The Burt Squad? Which figure(s) would be best?

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  1. LoneDragon

    LoneDragon I dare to be stupid!

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    It probably won't be nearly as many unless I find super bargains like I did on Brunt.
    They could all be the same or I could mix a few of the following candidates:
    Cog - I didn't decide I wanted to get Weaponizers until after he left stores, so I'd be starting at zero here.
    Six-Gun - I have 3...well, 2 and Sideswipe's jet pack...
    Crosshairs - probably has the best look for it, but I don't have any yet.
    Ironworks - I might want several of these anyway.
     
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    I'd say Ironworks or Sixgun
     
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    I think a mix of Iron Works and Sixguns could be neat from a head canon lore standpoint.

    the Iron Works could be construction drones reprogrammed for fighting in the early stages of the war while the sixguns are a more recent, combat from the start drone model perhaps reverse engineered from decepticon tech to explain the flying alt mode when Autobots lean towards ground vehicles.
     
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    I say Ratchet with Crosshairs' head is pretty passable 20200106_183609.jpg
     
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  5. LoneDragon

    LoneDragon I dare to be stupid!

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    I really need to buy them on discount...not buy 2 figs for every new trooper. :p ~
     
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    Well maybe someone can make a head on shapeways or something that way you're not spending $40+ on one trooper
     
  7. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    The smart aleck response is to amass an army of Clearance Rack Chromias.

    I'll stick with that.
     
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    Some good candidates;

    Generations Crosscut

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    Combiner Wars Rook

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    Combiner Wars Streetwise (Probably the best fit)

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    A heap of siege prowls
     
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    reprolabels did a conversion pack for siege Prowl to turn him into a KP style Autotrooper
     
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    I personally use Siege Cog and Sixgun
     
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    smf2045 Aficionado of Combiners

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    I'd say get duplicates of Siege Cog. He looks enough like a drone to me to be a generic trooper, IMHO.

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    This brought a tear to my eye.
     
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    Ok it just took me til now to notice that one of your Burts is in a wheelchair and that's brilliant.
     
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    I use discounted PotP Jazz for that purpose. I was going to use Tailgate, but Jazz turned out to be cheaper. I painted all their helmets white to set them apart from Jazz.
     
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    Sixgun
     
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  17. LoneDragon

    LoneDragon I dare to be stupid!

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    Now, that's Lieutenant Dan:
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    On the subject of older figures (probably not wholly relevant to the topic at hand), back in the day, I bought a trio of clearance-priced RotF Fallbacks to serve this purpose.
     
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  19. KuroKage2001

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    To add onto this, iirc Scattorshot is pretty cheap and could work as a commander style unit while also letting you have a horde of generic combiners to go up against the legions of Burt-powered cons.
     
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