Dino Riders Kentrosaurus

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Ready for more Dino Riders? Let’s look at this guy. Sort of like a sleek and extra spikey stegosaurus, the Dino Riders Kentrosaurus is one vicious looking dinosaur even before you add laser guns and a crocodile alien behind the trigger.

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This one took me a little time to track down. Kentros are all over Ebay but they’re rarely complete. There’s either some panels missing or a broken tail weapon or, usually, a missing brain box. The kentrosaurus has such a small head that the brain box is tiny and fragile. It usually ended up broken or completely missing altogether. I finally ended up buying one through a Facebook Dino Riders fan group with my fingers crossed that I wouldn’t get ripped off. Luckily there are still some honest people out there because just over a week later I finally had my Dino Riders Kentrosaurus all the way from Germany.

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The kentro is not a dinosaur I was familiar with as a kid but I know I would have thought it was awesome. It’s a fitting dinosaur for the Rulons as it makes me think of an evil stegosaurus.

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Speaking of the Rulons, they’ve really loaded the kentro down with weapons. It may be covered in its own natural spikes but the evil Rulons have added a tail mace, six sets of lasers and several armor plates. The Valorians are going to have a very hard time tackling the Kentrosaurus.

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Tyco gave us Krok with the kentrosaurus. He’s a member of a crocodile species that was a late addition to the Rulon armies. I really like the Rulons being made up of different alien races. It gives me the feeling that they are a group of conquerors who travel the galaxy adding new members to their ranks.

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In the end the Kentrosaurus and Krok are just more great toys in the awesome line that is Dino Riders. I highly recommend all these toys. You just can’t beat dinosaurs, aliens, and laser guns.

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3 thoughts on “Dino Riders Kentrosaurus

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    May 5, 2016 at 9:06 am
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    Another great review. 😀 How may more are there to do now?

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      May 5, 2016 at 5:21 pm
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      I have them all but two and I think the Kentrosaurus is the last one I own that wasn’t already on Doom Kick. I need to get those last two but it won’t be easy. They’re hard to find and really pricey.

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