IGear Faith Leader - Buying It or Passing On It

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  1. CURAMEN

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    Are you going to purchase the IGear Faith Leader or pass on it?

    Personally, I like the MP Prime mold a lot and I think it's the definitive homage to the G1 toy.

    A scaled down Masterpiece version that's somewhat in line with the size of MP Grimlock looks to be interesting and after seeing pics of IGear's Mini-Megatron, which also looks to be in in line with the size of the MP seekers, may be something I have to buy depending on the quality of the final product.

    Chances are that I'll purchase the IGear Faith Leader just to own an MP Prime that's in scale with the other MP toys, but that will still be determined once I see an actual review of it.

    I just hope that the quality is better than the IGear Command Control Center and that it will not sell out before I decide to buy it.
     
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  2. Cax6ton

    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    I've gone back and forth on it. In the end, I decided that the concept is certainly a great idea, but feedback on the ark playset scared me. I'd like the have the translucent version more than the stock version anyway - which hopefully means I can wait and see the reviews of the initial version before putting an order in.

    Minimegs looks like a great idea, but I have doubts about making a lot of those parts smaller. I think he'd have to have a lot of things re-engineered in order to make it work. He's even more of a "wait and see" than Miniprime is.
     
  3. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    same thing with me, I plan on waiting for a TFW review before I jump off the cliff with this figure. 100 dollars is a lot of money and I don't want to spend it on junk when we have so much good stuff coming out soon.
     
  4. 1987olds442

    1987olds442 Cam Maximus

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    I already have mine pre-ordered. I really like that he is in scale with MP Grimlock and the Seekers.
     
  5. mx-01 archon

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    I caved, and put a pre-order in for both Faith and Nemesis.

    From the videos they've shown off, the toy looks pretty sturdy. And the fact that they're smaller and all plastic makes them much easier to customize.
     
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    same here, Ive got them both ordered and can't wait for them to come in.
     
  7. Cheem The Rup

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    I pre-ordered Faith and Nemesis ones... but sincerely I'm a bit scared about the quality :(  But I couldn't never pass on a such OP mold :D 
     
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    I'll wait and see if the Megatron is ever made, then if QC reviews are up I'll bite.
     
  9. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Yep, I purchased the Faith Leader right when they put it up for preorder on the new site.
    Now they just need to quit delaying these puppies and send em out!:banghead: 
    In actuality, as long as the delays eliminate any poor quality issues, I can wait.:cool: 
     
  10. 1987olds442

    1987olds442 Cam Maximus

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    Same here.
     
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    Does anyone know if you preorder now, will you be in the batch that is supposed to ship on 4/20?
     
  12. TFareCool

    TFareCool TFW's Camera Guy

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    If the quality is up to par with FP, or at least good, then I'll see if i can order the nemesis version. I really like the concept and i think It would be a great piece, making him my official "nemesis prime" of my collection (Black rotf op as "Scourge", Shadow Commander as himself)
     
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    Tough call... I'm torn between my love for the MP Prime mold and my policy of not buying bootleg, KO, or third party stuff.

    If I could ever find one for around the $50 range I'd probably bite, but that seems unlikely.
     
  14. Sammael

    Sammael MightyMegatron from ATT TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nope. It's a blatant knock-off of the original mold.
     
  15. CURAMEN

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    Man, I just checked IGear's website and looked at all 3 versions of the Faith Leader and it's all very enticing.

    I know I definitely want the clear version of the Faith Leader and if a clear trailer is ever produced, which seems very predictable and possible if sales do good, this will have MUST HAVE written all over it.

    Another thing to add, this crystal version will look KILLER next the the clear MP Starscream scheduled to be released.

    As for the regular and black version, my take is that if you have one... might as well get them all.

    With a total cost of $280 not including shipping to own all three versions... Very expensive IMO and this is something I will be following closely before I make my decision on buying them.

    Man, I can't wait for some reviews.
     
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  17. bcm77

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    Subject to the QC I'll be buying it.
     
  18. Sage o' G-fruit

    Sage o' G-fruit Critics gonna critique

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    Waiting for reviews.
     
  19. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord

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    I'll wait for the reviews of Prime and Megatron
     
  20. axiom

    axiom What the what?!?! Moderator

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    Man, with everyone waiting for reviews, maybe we (the people that already bought one) should charge a fee for the review to recoup some of the cost.:wink: jk
     

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