Agreed. I've never been tempted to go for the FT or HasTak version of Hound. I love my dark green toy-colored gundog. He's so chonky!
I don't have FT Jazz preordered, but I suspect I'll pick him up if I can. I have Downbeat and Hova... and both have strengths, but at this point, it's probably a safe assumption that the FT version will best them.
In general, I'm still averse to replacing figures I'm happy with... but when it comes to '84 carbots, I don't mind owning mutables unless I feel one is perfect (see Gundog).
I bought one of the trailbreakers... one of the earlier ones, but to be honest, I can't even tell you which one. They all look the same.
That's funny. I put a deposit on him this morning at ShowZ. He looks impressive.
When I die, I think my family will just bury the optimus prime collection with me rather than trying to sort them all out. I think this will be my 6th "MP Prime", not counting the knocked-up and down versions. I keep saying I won't upgrade, but they just keep getting better.
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