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Customized Generations Red Alert

One of the biggest differences between the US version of Generations Red Alert and the Japanese Henkei equivalent has to do with the color of Red Alert’s head. The Henkei figure has a red head, accurate to the G1 animated series and to the G1 toy. The US Generations figure, however, comes with a black head, same as Universe Sideswipe. So once again, fans on this side of the Pacific gets the less show accurate version. Personally I don’t think it’s a big issue, but many other G1 fans other than myself feels strongly against the mis-coloration.

And so my friend Gemini comes to the rescue (much like Red Alert himself). As a customizer he did an excellent job of painting Red Alert’s head red for me. While he was at it, he painted the gun silver. Check out pics below.

Customized and uncustomized version side by side.

With his good buddy Inferno.

I think a black head on Red Alert has a charm of its own, but as a G1-er I certainly appreciate a red-headed version. Now if only someone will make his G1 missile launcher…

Transform and Roll Out!

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  1. August 9th, 2011 at 01:37 | #1

    Dude, I totally forgot that I still need to make one of my own. Are you gonna do a review of the other one I gave you? I wanted you to do a review of my Primus too, but oh well. Next time.

  2. August 9th, 2011 at 04:06 | #2

    Yep I’m gonna review them. I should have took pics of your custom painted Primus. That is impressive to say the least.

  3. August 9th, 2011 at 05:11 | #3

    Red Alert PSA! Knowing is half the battle!

  4. August 9th, 2011 at 05:39 | #4

    Nice paint job~!

  1. April 18th, 2012 at 06:40 | #1

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