Which is the best G1 Cyclonus toy?

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    Tactician Cyclonus in my opinion. I only have the Hasbro version, but this looks perfect to me and I wish I had it. Sure it wasn't originally designed to be Cyclonus, but the remolding and coloring make it work very well.

    RiD'15 Cyclonus can also count as he is closely based on G1 Cyclonus but he's not the best.

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    Battle in Space is also my favorite, maybe they can upscale him and TR Scourge (without the head/titanmaster feature) to Voyager scale like they did to the Classics Seeker mold in Earthrise.

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    Despite its age the Universe Cyclonus mold (specifically in the Battle in Space deco as @Dachande said) is still unchallenged as far as CHUG-style Cycloni go imo. The CW/UW toy is cool but the combiner feature gets in the way of it being an ideal update. Hopefully WFC will finally bring about a new Cyclonus with his own dedicated mold.
     
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    My favorite is the CW Hasbro release.
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    UW or CW mold. Gret jet mode and he's imposing and tall just as Galvatron knight should be and his wings add majesty.Face is too elongated but I like humanoid traits.
    And G1 Cyclonus is one of very few G1 toys I'd always keep.

    Instead the previous deluxe scale seems beuatiful even more for his IDW version.
     
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    I'd completely forgot buying that set when it went on sale years ago. It was fun, but not the best.

    Nah, the best for me is still the universe mold. CW/UW gets held back by the combining gimmick. That and I appear to be in the strange minority who prefer deluxe as the standard to scale.
     
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    CW with Nightstick from the Universe deluxe for me. The deluxe is held back by the back of the jet mode being so floppy. CW Cyclonus may have some compromises due to being a combiner core, but he's solid in both robot and jet mode.
     
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    I think it depends on what you're looking for.

    Jet and big robot, I think CW Cyclonus.

    Cartoon authenticity and a targetmaster, Battle in Space (Though I have a real soft spot for the Henkei)

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    Any that have the bunny ears. 20180709_161953-1.jpg
     
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    OG Universe 2.0. Love the dark purple.
     
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    I like the CW mold most. It looks most like the character from my childhood memories and it's got a really fun transformation and a smashing alt mode.
    I had a chance to buy the tactician version and I regret not doing so.
     
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    i never got the chance to get the CW Cyclonus and i've been tempted to get it. i do like the old-school CHUG Cyclonus, the very first Cyclonus toy i ever got, and i love the fact you can integrate the targetmaster into his arm. i know there's already a Cyclonus in Kingdom, but it would be great if it was an upscale CHUG Cyclonus with some improvements. that's my personal preference, but who knows! this new one might be the real Cyclonus we all need. i just hope there's a way to make it MTMTE style with or without any upgrade kits. so the best i can say is, wait until reviews come out for Kingdom Cyclonus then take your pick on CHUG, CW or WFC.
     
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