Maketoys Green Giant delayed?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by TinManA.H., Jun 25, 2012.

  1. TinManA.H.

    TinManA.H. Artificial Hero

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    Hadn't seen this posted anywhere yet - and so far, only RobotKingdom has mentioned it;
    Dear customer,

    We just received informations regarding the release date of Maketoys Green Giant.
    Maketoys announced that Green Giant will be delayed to July 2012.
    Exact release date is not confirmed yet. Please stay updated with our website and facebook for newest informations.

    Robotkingdom Crew

    Maketoys Giant Green Version. Preorder. Delayed to July 2012
    USD349.9
    robotkingdom.com -- Online Toys Company

    Please ignore if this is old news, but they only posted this last Friday.
     
  2. Bountyan

    Bountyan Well-Known Member

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    The question is, early July or late July?
     
  3. Acidophilus

    Acidophilus Well-Known Member

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    I think most of us saw this coming. This is the first I've seen that maketoys has made an announcment of a delay until July though.
     
  4. Cheem The Rup

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    It was known this delay.... but I hope it'll be early month though
     
  5. skiss

    skiss Crash and Burn

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    I hope late july, either way thats the only time I'll be able to afford him lol.
     
  6. Timesynch

    Timesynch Go For Broke! TFW2005 Supporter

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    No biggie. I actually rather that Giant was released at the same time as iGear's PP05 van brothers so I can ship my BBTS PoL together.
     
  7. Acidophilus

    Acidophilus Well-Known Member

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    I hope early, but I would bet on late. Would'nt be surprised if it didn't make it into my hands until august either.
     
  8. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Not surprising. It's probably due to the fixes that had to be made to crane and dump truck before they green lit production of green giant. Perhaps they wanted to wait a few weeks to see if there were any issues with mixer and loader.

    Either way I'm cool with it.
     
  9. aprim

    aprim Well-Known Member

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    my wallet is very happy right now!
     
  10. TacomaPrime

    TacomaPrime Cybertronian Tacoma

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    meh. I paid for him when I ordered him, so doesn't matter when he comes out to me. Obviously I'd like to have him sooner, but if I have to wait for them to shore up the QC issues, I'm fine with that.
     
  11. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    at least they let us know within reasonable time span, unlike iGEar.
     
  12. Acidophilus

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    I did too, and 100% agree.
     
  13. anubis20

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    Good! i was about to cancel my pre-order but this will give me more time to gather up some money :D 
     
  14. Ejack37

    Ejack37 Robot in Disguise

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    Where is the best place to preorder the Jolly Green Giant?
     
  15. deaculpa

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    Yeah, I don't think many people thought this was coming in June.
     
  16. skiss

    skiss Crash and Burn

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    Any of the stateside stores, BBTS is great and TFsource. I usually try to go with RK but the box is so big and heavy that shipping puts him over what I'd have to pay stateside. Only downside is waiting for stateside stores to get their stock in (RK will have already had them shipped out and likely arrive before the stateside stores do). I think Capturedprey is selling giant and they have excellent customer service.
     
  17. hXcpunk23

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    Most places list Green Giant as hitting in June/July. Given that we are nearing the end of June, I think most of us already figured July was the more reasonable time frame.

    I'm just hoping we see some shots of the box set. I'm planning to pick this up, just waiting to drop the preorder after my Hegemon ships from Captured Prey (don't want to have it held up due to another preorder or something). Still looking forward to this!

    And as skiss mentioned, in the US, go with BBTS, TFSource, or Captured Prey. All 3 are great in their own right. It may come down to price or shipping on something this large. Go with what you feel is right for you (they all 3 have great customer service). Outside the US, I'd say go with RobotKingdom.
     
  18. seali_me

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    Delay it even more. I don't mind.
     
  19. Rexidus

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    Crap, I'm getting antsy for it. Why does everything I pre order through bbts get delayed? This has litterally happened every time. Curse you 3rd party for making me wait! :p 
     
  20. Ejack37

    Ejack37 Robot in Disguise

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    Just checked and CP will be $353, TFSource $356 and RK will be $391. Didn't bother with BBTS because it is $355 starting with no shipping added yet.
     

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