Mold for the OG Seekers

Feel free to discuss anything about any of the thousands of Transformer toys here. Anything from Generation 1 all the way to the soon to be released, the never to be released or the hope to be released is fair game! Want to show off your stuff? Please post your's and see others in the Transformers Collections Forum.

Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby fubitz@hotmail.com » Tue Aug 21, 2012 11:20 am

I'm struggling with this one. I remember somewhere along the line picking up some information about the origional G1 Starscream mold being of a Mig. I see the Masterpiece version is geared me toward F-15. Thoughts?
:HEADHURTS:
fubitz@hotmail.com
Mini-Con
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:56 am

Re: Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Aug 21, 2012 12:32 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
G1 Starscream has always been based on an F-15 Eagle, and subsequent namesakes base their vehicle designs on him, down to Movie Starscream taking the form of its spiritual successor, the F-22 Raptor. He has never been an MiG jet.
There were a couple that looked like an MiG-25: Blitzwing's Jet mode, and Ramjet featured similar wings from the F-16XL prototype.
"I have Autism and I'm proud of it!" - Myself

Top 5 Priorities:

1) BW Neo X-7 Elphaorpha
2) RiD Grimlock, Hightower & Wedge
3) Energon Sledge, Duststorm, Bonecrusher & Wideload
4) Universe 2003 Night Slash Cheetor
5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)

The resident Rewind... well, half of one :lol:

- Jelze Bunnycat =:3
User avatar
JelZe GoldRabbit
God Of Transformers
Posts: 17487
News Credits: 22
Joined: Thu Feb 17, 2005 6:45 am
Location: McKinney, Texas, USA; Delft, the Netherlands
Strength: 5
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 8
Endurance: 7
Rank: 1
Courage: 6
Skill: 5

Re: Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby Rushie » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:56 pm

Motto: "Eh, keep your little planet. I'll outlive it."
Weapon: Fusion-Powered Particle Blaster
For what it's worth, movieverse Dreadwing turns into a MiG.
Rushie
Pretender
Posts: 721
Joined: Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:00 pm
Location: Rotterdam
Strength: 7
Intelligence: 8
Speed: 4
Endurance: 6
Rank: 9
Courage: 4
Firepower: 6
Skill: 8

Re: Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby alldarker » Wed Aug 22, 2012 2:11 am

Motto: "Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici"
Weapon: Vibro-Force Gun
The Takara Victory/Zone Liokaiser combiner member Guyhawk (or Gaihawk) also is a Mig 29 as alt mode.
I'm so meta, even this acronym...
User avatar
alldarker
Brainmaster
Posts: 1451
News Credits: 7
Joined: Fri Feb 10, 2006 6:37 pm
Location: Headquarters
Buy from alldarker on eBay
Strength: 10+
Intelligence: 10+
Speed: 10
Endurance: 7
Rank: 9
Courage: 10
Firepower: 6
Skill: 9

Re: Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby Valandar » Wed Aug 22, 2012 5:50 pm

Motto: "It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty, only that you work to make it full."
Weapon: Particle Beam Cannon
http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/ ... 1658/1/53/
http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/ ... m/26/1/13/
http://www.seibertron.com/transformers/ ... 1676/1/24/

Masterpiece, G1, and Classics - all the same basic plane type (if not exactly identical representations of it). All supposed to be F-15's.

Compare:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F-15

with:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mikoyan_MiG-29

The MiG 29 vaguely resembles the F-15, but its tails extend much farther forward, and the upper canopy of the side vents are sloped towards the body instead of being almost squared off like the F-15. The engine "lumps" on top are also not quite as dramatic, while the center fuselage "lump" is not only more dramatic it extends all the way to the rear of the aircraft, which the F-15's doesn't.

So while you could be forgiven for mistaking the G1 mold for a MiG 29, it's definitely an F-15.
Valandar
City Commander
Posts: 3680
Joined: Sun Jan 02, 2005 5:50 pm
Strength: 6
Intelligence: 9
Speed: 10
Endurance: 8
Rank: 8
Courage: 10+
Firepower: 9
Skill: 9

Re: Mold for the OG Seekers

Postby fubitz@hotmail.com » Thu Aug 23, 2012 12:16 pm

Thanks guys! You rule! Just wanted to make sure I wasn't toting misinformation. Plus all the other nerdy info I'm getting is great. About to purchase MP Coronation Starscream and that's what brought this about. Peace! :BOT:
fubitz@hotmail.com
Mini-Con
Posts: 4
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:56 am


Return to Transformers Toys Discussion

Ending Soon On eBay

Arrival G1 Reissue Transformers Dinobot(s) Flamethrower SLAG Takara New - Time Remaining: 4 days 10 hours 41 minutes 4 seconds
TRANSFORMERS GENERATION G1 SKIDS & SCREECH CLASSIC LIMITED EDITION BOTCON UNITED - Time Remaining: 4 days 9 hours 46 minutes 39 seconds
TAKARA TRANSFORMERS ROBOT MASTER RM-23 BEAST WARS II METALLIC LIO CONVOY + DVD - Time Remaining: 3 days 12 hours 46 minutes 43 seconds
TAKARA TRANSFORMERS MICRON LEGEND/ARMADA CRYSTAL CLEAR CONVOY/OPTIMUS PRIME MISB - Time Remaining: 4 days 19 hours 31 minutes 53 seconds
TAKARA TRANSFORMERS HENKEI C-13 HOUND W/RAVAGE CLASSIC/G1/UNITED - Time Remaining: 4 days 10 hours 1 minute 50 seconds
Transformers G1 ULTRA MAGNUS loose incomplete - Time Remaining: 4 days 9 hours 32 minutes 7 seconds
Transformers Generations COMBINER WARS DELUXE CLASS HOUND ACTION figure  NEW - Time Remaining: 4 days 23 hours 48 minutes 14 seconds
Transformers Generations COMBINER WARS  DELUXE CLASS WHEELJACK 6 INCH   new - Time Remaining: 5 days 3 hours 18 minutes 4 seconds
Transformers Podcast: Twincast / Podcast #155 - Pillarboxed
Twincast / Podcast #155:
"Pillarboxed"
MP3 · iTunes · RSS · View · Discuss · Ask
Posted: Saturday, September 10th, 2016