Combiners War Combiners.

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Combiners War Combiners.

Post by Yaya » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:34 am

I don't know, I'm very tempted to get these after see Dev and Superion. What do you guys think? They're huge. I still remembered how excited I was to buy the original Devestator six pack, even if he would fall over at the slightest breeze. But these guys look great. And in scale with Masterpiece figures perhaps!
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Post by bumblemusprime » Thu Jul 02, 2015 2:33 am

The Takara versions are being sold as sets on TFSource, from 134-150. They don't include the Legends figures, but I'm tempted as I haven't been able to find good deals out of package aftermarket.
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Post by Yaya » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:09 pm

The Takara versions are different, right? Better?
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Post by Hound » Fri Jul 03, 2015 7:37 pm

I picked up a Takara Superion - the plastic is better, the joints are tighter, the paint apps are more anime accurate - and the set comes with Slingshot instead of Alpha Bravo.

I would recommend it
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Post by Best First » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:30 pm

yeah they all seem to have the full set of originals

I am really tempted by these

its just a question of space...

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Post by Brendocon » Tue Jul 07, 2015 4:28 pm

I've just pre-ordered the Takara Devastator from Kapow. In very real danger of falling off the wagon here lads.

By which I mean I've also just bought MP Soundwave and MP Bumblebee from eBay and am probably about to order that Third Party Impactor.

Hey, where did the wagon go?

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Post by Best First » Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:13 pm

The wagon just combined with 4 other wagons to create a mighty mechanical warrior.

I just ordered Magnus, Nightbeat, the add ons for CW Megs and Impactor. Bah.
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Post by Professor Smooth » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:01 pm

TakaraTomy's Unite Warriors Superion was the first Transformers toy I bought since the Fort Max reissue in 2012.

I regret NOTHING.

Bummed that Defensor's an online exclusive, though. Bic Camera's in-store prices are nigh-impossible to pass up.
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Re: Combiners War Combiners.

Post by Brendocon » Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:52 pm

Best First wrote:The wagon just combined with 4 other wagons to create a mighty mechanical warrior.
Must own it...

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Post by bumblemusprime » Fri Jul 17, 2015 3:15 am

Brendocon wrote:
Best First wrote:The wagon just combined with 4 other wagons to create a mighty mechanical warrior.
Must own it...
Turns out there's a third-party add-on for it.
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Re: Combiners War Combiners.

Post by Aaron Hong » Tue Jul 28, 2015 2:51 pm

Really want to get Unite Warriors Defensor just for Groove, so the price isn't really helping there. Sure I'd like the other four along for the ride, of course, that's kinda the point. Maybe Optimus can get his own team going with the chopper, Offroad and Rook, just no sign of a fourth 'leftover' limb yet... maybe a retool of Skydive for the Combaticons? Here's hoping.
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Post by Professor Smooth » Sun Dec 27, 2015 2:37 pm

Loved Superion. Dug Menasor. Devastator arrived a few weeks ago.

It's been standing around my living room since a day or two after I bought it. I keep giving it sideways glances because I still can't believe it's a real thing. It's probably the single best TF figure I've ever owned. It's simply perfect in every way I can conceive of.
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Re: Combiners War Combiners.

Post by Aaron Hong » Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:58 pm

total combiner checklist currently thus:
Hasbro Superion but with Quickslinger instead of Alpha Bravo
Hasbro Defensor incl. Rook and Scout size Groove, with Deluxe Groove I got later
Hasbro G2 Menasor (with Wildrider and Scout Blackjack and no Offroad)
Hasbro G2 Bruticus (incl. Scout Shockwave)
Hasbro Victorion (planning on repainting a spare Groove for this bunch)
Optimus, Sunstreaker, Ironhide, Prowl, Mirage, with Jazz on the bench
Grimlock, Slag, Sludge, Snarl, Swoop (incl. Scout Slash)
Elita-1, Moonracer
Hun-grr, Rippersnapper, Sinnertwin, Blot, Cutthroat
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