TFW2005 Review of the Extreme Sets Control Center Diorama (The Ark)

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  1. Tfgraveyard

    Tfgraveyard Not a Fan of the Fans

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    I got mine in last week. Was an impulse buy. Not sure what i'll do with it, or if i'll even use it.
     
  2. bad andy

    bad andy Well-Known Member

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    It says each segment is 20 x 12.
     
  3. Timesynch

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    And bought! I have iGear's CCC Ark playset but it's a tad too small for Masterpiece so I use it strictly for my Classics Autobots display. This diorama will be just for my Masterpiece Autobots. Also preordered the purple Nemesis version too.
     
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    12" X 20" in article. You'd have to fold it.

    Perfect Detolf size would be 45" X 15”

    Lastly, these are cardboard... for $35... and cheapest shipping is $16?

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    No way
     
  5. AutobotAlvaron

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    I wonder how this set compares with the ReproLabels/ToyHax HeroBot version, besides not being somewhat 3-dimensional. It would be great if these cardboard sets were less expensive for what they are; better yet, why doesn't HasTak just sell them like they did for the SDCC Dinobot & G1 Ark set? They already have the renders/artwork & could produce some background sets more easily & more cheaply. :rolleyes: 
     
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    It was sold out on their website 2-3 days ago before this article even went up.
     
  7. dwong1207

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    Just ordered...no longer out.
     
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    $55 USD shipping to Australia....
     
  9. Tony_Bacala

    Tony_Bacala Car Robots Professional Administrator

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    The panels are 12 inches tall by 20 inches wide each. There are 6 panels, plus the bonus console unit. So the panels will connect and stretch for 120 inches (10 feet). They can bend at each connection point, and you don't have to connect them all.

    They are not designed for Deltofs. I don't have a Deltof but I'm pretty sure 12 x 20 is not their dimensions. However, Extreme Sets did tease Deltof setups via Instagram recently, so I'd bet those are coming down the road.
     
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    Not going to justify shipping for any retailer, but I received four of these and the cost was over 60 bucks, printed on the shipping label. Real world cost. They are big, and heavy. This isn't a thin piece of cardboard like deluxe packaging, its thick corrugated cardboard with a laminate layer on one side.
     
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  11. OptimusNerd

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    Good info. Thanks for sharing.

    Their website lists each set as "3 lbs."
     
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    geekatron prime your sister's nephew's cousin's former roomate TFW2005 Supporter

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    These might work perfectly for the display cases i'm in the process of building. The height is just right. May have to modify the width tho.
     
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    I gotta say, I would be interested for one more CHUG scaled.
     
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    Hmm...In pic 22 one can see Dalek blueprints.

    Okay, I need this.
     
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    Now if only they would make one for Armada that\'s one half Autobot base Earth Base and one half Decepticon Moon Base.
     
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    It's a shame they're so big because the first thing that popped into my head when I saw the subway set was to do something Fallout related.
     
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    Awesome gallery as always. Love the group photo. :D 

    Such an awesome diorama.
     
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    I pre-ordered this at TF source, and its sitting there for me, waiting for me to ship my loot. I\'m totally ordering their upcoming Decepticon version.
     
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    I'd love this for my masterpiece Autobots, but that's kinda steep....
    I may cave later, though. It really is gorgeous....
     

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