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Old 2004-09-17, 12:25 AM   #41
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Originally posted by davetherave
It's not illegal to copy your own molds.
Did anyone say or suggest it was?

Takara may feel that 'putty moulding' (shaping by existing example and then scratching out imperfections) undermines their reputation as a quality toy manufacturer.

Originally posted by Roadstripe
wasn't the Classics line sold in Europe essentially Hasbro's overstock from earlier
Doubtful—the 90/91 releases were a fairly even distribution of special teams, original Autobot cars, Dinobots, triple-changers, etc. Early moulds were brought out for the G2 line as well, so it's possible (even likely) that the Classic Heroes were a trial run for this.
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