GigaPower HQ-05 Gaudenter (MP Swoop)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by unexpectedpanda, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. ckchan

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    AFAIK, the lights are given free for those who PO, or only for first few batches. and you guys are complaining GP giving something totally FOC. Like it or not, the price WON"T go down even without the lights and remote.

    If any of you hate it so much, feel free to mail them to me. i'll be the "bad" guy to take the rubbish from you. i have a cabinet (currently no lights) that i can make full use of these lights
     
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    I keep seeing some of you talk about the getting stuff with only Pre-Orders. Is this something that you can prove they've said? Did they mention it on their facebook page? Is there something I missed? I just don't recall seeing this and just am looking for confirmation/proof of it. Thanks in advance.
     
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    Yes mentioned few pages down.

    And also on:

    [Pre-Order] GigaPower GP HQ-05R Gaudenter Swoop Red Chrome Version

    http://robotoybase.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=4713

    http://ohmyprimus.com/gphq05rb.html
     
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    So these are all retailers outside the US. Is it this way for all retailers? Just asking cause I'm curious. I love how Giga doesn't mention this but the retailers put all this up on their sites. I follow Giga's FB page and this is the first I've even heard about this.

    EDIT: I just checked out TFSource and Chosen Prime as a couple examples and they have a pre-order up and it doesn't say that the lights and remote are special or extra with the pre-order like the other retailers. This doesn't make sense??
     
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  5. foxracing

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    You’re right if TFS and TCP didn’t list the freebies. Maybe you could email them to get confirmation before ordering?

    Can’t confirm it but I doubt GP will short change any of the pre orders just because of region. Collectors in China will update when they receive theirs and post online.
     
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    had a look again in GP's FB page..they did not mention anything about any extras for POs..
     
  7. rob_charb

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    Count me in as bummed about no visor. That's my preferred look for Swoop. But, he still looks fan-friggin'-tastic and I can't wait for him.
     
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    Baba just put red and blue chrome up for $155 with free shipping. If there is a flash sale, that would be the cheapest I’ve seen. I already preordered awhile ago from TFDirect (which ended up being $160), but I think I’ll keep an eye on eBay for a sale and maybe cancel.
     
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    I’ve save one from baba too. But I noticed the pic didn’t show the flame effects as a bonus for preorder?
     
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    Check out Showz. He has them listed for $149 shipped. And Kudos to Showz. Their service is rock solid. I needed a spare MP36 hand and he had one and I picked it up from him for $5 shipped. And it was shipped lightning quick. This guy IS ALL ABOUT GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE. Period. I placed orders for the blue and red chrome. I am SUPA DUPA excited to get this fella. I see a lot of concern over the accessories, but it is what it is and as a seller they can pretty much market it how they see fit. I know if I get a bot that has items I will never use they typically go in the closet for a short time then I will I'll just throw them up for sale. If it's one of those accessories that is a limited run for the first release of this guy then those who don't care for it can always sell it later on down the line as I am sure people will want it. While I may not use it a lot for Gaudenter I am sure I can find use for the spot lights in my custom diorama backgrounds.
    My two cents.
     
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    For people in the UK, TFS-Express has just put their Giga Swoop pre-orders live but only the blue versions so far.

    HQ-05R Gaudenter - Chrome Blue
    GigaPower Gigasaurs HQ-05R Gaudenter - Chrome Version

    HQ-05 Gaudenter - Metallic Blue
    GigaPower Gigasaurs HQ-05 Gaudenter - Metallic Version

    They are £124.99 each including postage.


    But they also have a new warehouse service where they send the item direct from China (3 day delivery) but you might be liable for customs fees.

    These work out as £75 each including postage.

    HQ-05R Gaudenter - Chrome Blue
    GigaPower Gigasaurs HQ-05R Gaudenter - Chrome Version

    HQ-05 Gaudenter - Metallic Blue
    GigaPower Gigasaurs HQ-05 Gaudenter - Metallic Version
     
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    I'd emailed them when the links went up to confirm the colour (the listing originally didn't say either way) - I've dropped them another message asking if they'll be getting the red chrome version in at all, so I'll post any reply. Fingers crossed they are getting in the red version.

    Got to say that I'm pretty happy with the price, having expected closer to the 150 mark for some reason - I'd have been tempted to chance the import version if I wasn't so desperate to receive him :) 
     
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    It's not free shipping to CANADA it's $60 US for shipping and $155 US for Swoop... To the USA it's free shipping... Might have to email him and ask why...
     
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    Hopefully they get the red version up for order soon.
    I just assumed when a company ordered they would get half of each, rather than having to order supplies of both colours separately. I Hope minimum order levels didn't make it more complicated for smaller companies.
     
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    I dig it.
     
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    Does the spotlight have some relevance that I'm missing? Or is it just a spotlight?
     
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    He did that for the WJ Omega Drone as well during the last eBay flash sale. I’m just buying more from ShowZ instead. Equivalent price for the same items. Free shipping too.
     
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    I will be having a very Dino XMas. This and the new improved Guttur. Yum!!!
     
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    I agree!! Santa will be good to me this year! YAY!!
     

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