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Encore G1 Devastator Giftset Reissue and Hercules Exgraver

Oh happy day! News broke that the G1 Devastator giftset will be re-released in the Encore line. This is finally my chance to get my hands on a complete set of the G1 Constructicons. Release is set for late 2011. MSRP will be around 10500 yen, roughly $130 US today.

I mentioned before that I am on a quest to acquire all the G1 Combiner teams. This brings me one step closer to that dream. Getting a complete G1 Devastator would have costed me an arm and a leg. Now that this set is on the horizon, I might get some of those custom Devastator parts by Crazy Devy. They’re not cheap though. Even at Botcon they were not being sold for any kind of discount. All the parts added together will easily surpass the cost of the giftset.

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In related news, the 3rd party Scavenger figure that I reported in my last post is now up for pre-order at your favorite online TF retailers (you know what they are). This product is being called Hercules Exgraver. I’m guessing Hercules is Devastator and Exgraver is Scavenger.

Here’s the pic I took at Botcon:

Another color image:

MSRP of this figure is right below $100. The obvious conclusion here is that this Devastator set will be $600, if they really make all 6. Am I hardcore enough to buy them? Only time will tell.

Dinobots and Constructicons were rivals in G1. At Voyager size, this Constructicons set will even give Masterpiece Grimlock a run for his money. “Prepare for Extermination!”

Constructicons… Transform and Roll Out!

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  1. June 18th, 2011 at 04:44 | #1

    I already pre-ordered both~~

  2. June 19th, 2011 at 17:16 | #2

    I had a feeling you would. Devastator is your avatar afterall. 🙂
    I have a question for you… how are those Crazy Devy custom parts? Did you get them all?

  3. June 19th, 2011 at 19:21 | #3

    Ya I got them all…
    They really looks great, I like them a lot
    but be honest, their QC is really bad.
    Once they are on your figures, don’t try to take them off~!
    I am afraid they will break after a couple time of putting on and off v.v

  4. June 20th, 2011 at 16:31 | #4

    thx for the input. I plan to buy them, guess I’ll find out how bad the QC really is…

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