Titans Return Alpha Trion or Legends Lio Convoy?

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  1. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    trying to decide which way to go, since i really don't feel like i need 2 of that mold.

    AT is the first commercially available version of a classic character, but also doesn't seem to be the best fit for the character.

    LC just looks really sweet. beautiful deco, but more expensive and i already have a couple versions of the character (OG & Robotmasters)

    What thinks you, peoples of the boards?
     
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    Legends
     
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    i'd go with lio convoy if i could.
     
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    I chose Lio Convoy, but if I ever see A3 at a great price, I might get both.
     
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    Lio Convoy. easy choice imo.

    Color layout works better for spaceship mode too.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    woah, shoulda made a poll! and i didn't expect this to be so one sided...
     
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    Yep, Lio Convoy. Never understood Alpha Trion with an animal mode.
     
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    Alpha Trion got my vote. Alpha Trion is a character that demands to be represented in toy form. The altmode(s) don't suit him perfectly, but imo it's a better fit than tank/jet Megatron. Of course that's a different discussion for another time.

    Consider the following:
    1. How many toy options are there for Alpha Trion? (hint: Just the one.)
    2. How many toy options are there for Lio Convoy? (hint: a whole bunch.)

    ...and this question will likely get more complicated when the TR Broadside is released. :confused2 
     
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    Lio Convoy. Looks nicer, makes more sense with the mold.

    Take away Alpha Trion's colors and it looks nothing like him. I don't see the point.
     
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    I would say Alpha Trion, and if you want a good Lio Convoy (Leo Prime) I would say look into the Arms Micron one.
     
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    Lio Convoy for sure.
     
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    You could also consider this : How many other Lio Convoys are there with a good space carrier mode?

    Look at the detailed blue painted windows on Lio Convoy's space ship mode. It just works a whole lot better as a sort of SDF-1 style ship, than Alpha Trion's ship.
     
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    I like Lio Convoy's looks more because the space ship mode has more cohesive colors and I think it looks pretty glorious in those colors, but I'm OK with it as A3 as well. Way I figure it, it's a younger-era, "A3 as Barbarian King" A3.
     
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    Alpha Trion. Mold suits the character better then Lio Convoy... But I would've gone both if money wasn't an issue for me.
     
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    I'd probably go for Alpha Trion. I'm not sure how I feel about Lio Convoy using the Sentinel Prime head.
     
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    If you already have Leo Prime, then I'd say go for Trion.
     
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    I'd say both. Nice to have non-optimus_prime primes toys.
     
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    Correction to 1. Three. Titans Return Alpha Trion, Botcon 2007 Alpha Trion, and the Alpha Trion included with Legends Ultra Magnus. My Botcon 2007 Alpha Trion is still my favorite.
     
  20. Fenrys

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    the mold was meant to be alpha trion
     
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