Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

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Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby william-james88 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:16 pm

We tend to clump all the seekers in the same boat but they've had different toys and decos over the years. Is there a seeker mold that works better for Thundercracker than the other two? Or Skywarp? or Starscream? For instance, I think that the Leader Seeker works best with Thundercracker while the best MP 03 was Skywarp. Let me know what you think.
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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby fenrir72 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:24 pm

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Also, in their robot mods, they are just the same size as the TF/diaclone incarnations. Only in vehicle modes do their scales differ.

As for the MPs, I haven't have any issues with the original MP-3 mold. This April, I'll be handling my first update of the mold with Coronation Starscream. I'll get to see how bad the Blitzwing shoulders really are.
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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby MrBlack » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:10 pm

Weapon: Fusion Cannon
CW Leader for Thundercracker
MP03 for Skywarp
MP11 for Starscream

For CHUG scale

Classics Thundercracker
Generations Skywarp
RID 2015 Starscream
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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby Black Hat » Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:39 pm

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Ooh, that's an interesting question!

I honestly think the 2007 movie Thundercracker worked better than Starscream. That metallic blue, man- and that was just plastic! On the flipside, I feel that Prime Starscream worked a lot better than the two Arms Micron Seekers (though that could be because he was in his own unique colours and thus the G1 referential colours clashed with him). Animated Voyager Starscream definitely looks more Starscreamy than Skywarpy.

I actually wouldn't mind a line where the Seekers were either all entirely different molds (in the same size class) or were heavily retooled from each other. Perhaps they could all turn into different jets; if we're using real-world jets as a basis, then Starscream could turn into an Su-37 Berkut , Thundercracker could be a Mig-29 Fulcrum and Skywarp could be a Mig-21 Fishbed.
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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby Wolfman Jake » Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:56 pm

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I'm going to be "that guy" and point out that, for Classics/Generations, the best mold for any of the seekers is the one that doesn't exist yet, a Voyager sized mold based heavily upon the Classics Deluxe mold from 2006 with added articulation and detailing, but preserving the mostly G1 faithful look.
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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby Gauntlet101010 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:50 pm

Hm. I think recent IDW comics have answered this one. If I'd be interested in different mould Seekers I'd pick:

- The Japanese version of Generations Armada Starscream
- FoC Skywarp
- Generations Thundercracker (because he shouldn't be taller than his pals)

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Re: Is one mold better for Thundercracker, Starsream, or Skywarp?

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:45 pm

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Black Hat wrote:
I actually wouldn't mind a line where the Seekers were either all entirely different molds (in the same size class) or were heavily retooled from each other. Perhaps they could all turn into different jets; if we're using real-world jets as a basis, then Starscream could turn into an Su-37 Berkut , Thundercracker could be a Mig-29 Fulcrum and Skywarp could be a Mig-21 Fishbed.

I really like this idea.
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