the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

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Re: the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

Postby billprestonesquire » Mon May 30, 2011 3:03 pm

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Dark Optimum Supreme wrote:That silver orb Microchange guy reminds me of Armada Unicron's minicon. Wonder if that's an intentional homage or just a coincidence.



the Unicrom Minicon seems to definitely be inspired by the Micro Change Orb. i remember seeing all three Micro Change Orb molds reused in a Transformers series a couple years ago. they weren't chromed out and had completely different paint jobs. i can't remember the name of which toy line it was. Hasbro/Takara/Tomy sure loves reusing their designs. i don't so much. it's nice seeing recolors.
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Re: the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

Postby craggy » Mon May 30, 2011 6:55 pm

iirc it was the same line that had the condor and kitty cassette molds reused.
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Re: the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

Postby Tigertrack » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:35 pm

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billprestonesquire wrote:
Dark Optimum Supreme wrote:That silver orb Microchange guy reminds me of Armada Unicron's minicon. Wonder if that's an intentional homage or just a coincidence.



the Unicrom Minicon seems to definitely be inspired by the Micro Change Orb. i remember seeing all three Micro Change Orb molds reused in a Transformers series a couple years ago. they weren't chromed out and had completely different paint jobs. i can't remember the name of which toy line it was. Hasbro/Takara/Tomy sure loves reusing their designs. i don't so much. it's nice seeing recolors.


The orbots (eggbots) were reproduced during the Beast Wars era in Japan. I have 5 of the 6 of them. All Clear plastics (blue, green, yellow, red, etc.)

I have a couple of those and envy you some of your pieces. Pre-TFs tend to be super-frustrating to collect, and super-expensive. The blue Blaster I have, I also have a red and blue version. Diaclone Snarl, and a diaclone Mirage round out my meager group (minus those that have been e-hobby'ed).
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Re: the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

Postby Seibertron » Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:09 am

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Wow ... impressive collection! Very unique approach to the early stuff. Would love to add some of the pre-Transformers stuff to my collection. the only pre-Transformers TF I own are Astro Magnum and "Bumblejumper". I'd really like to get a prized piece like Marlboro Wheeljack into my collection. One day! Thank you for sharing these pictures with us.
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Re: the complete Micro Change line, some Diaclones, Microman, and Henshin Cyborg

Postby Laserwave13 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 6:26 pm

Wow... Just wow... All those pre-Transformers :HALUC:

Never knew that there was a yellow Trailbreaker... Just :BOWDOWN: :BOWDOWN:
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