3A DLX Bumblebee

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by decemberist, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. davidhunternyc

    davidhunternyc Well-Known Member

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    Uugh.... everyone should come to a consensus and agree how tall all the Transformers are going to be and then tell the CGI Studios.
     
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    I wonder if the premium Bee will have swappable chest and rear doors to emulate his Cybertron/Jeep/Beetle/Camaro alt modes
    his bot mode looks pretty similar through all 4 in bot mode except for the chest, door wings and wheels which could all be easily made swappable
     
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    I'm not 100% comfortable with doing a pay up front preorder directly from 3A. Even if it takes longer I'm fine going with another retailer. The warranty is something that always comes with the figure right? If I buy it from bbts for example that's just in the box by default?
     
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    Yes, the warranty is in the box by default.
     
  5. djmajin

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    I added paint detail to the JADA Charlie in anticipation of getting this guy

    its the only figure ive seen of here that remotely looks right, its a tad small but you can fudge it since theres no other option

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    the only probable would be to replicate each version you would have to swap nearly the entire out layer
     
  7. World Prime

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    Even through BBTS I had to put down an $85 non-refundable deposit, so nowhere is without financial obligation up-front that I know of.
    Looks great! How is this figure available? I wish the one that came with that SS Garage Bee was accurate.
     
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    It comes with the jada toys metal bumblebee beetle which is not accurate to the movie car at all
     
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    Really? That's not showing up anywhere on their product page.
     
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    I'm not sure which product he is referring too, but I pre-ordered the 3A Bumblebee and Blitzwing from BBTS, and there was no deposit.
     
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    Try adding it to your cart and starting the checkout process then? Or it could have just been when he was a preorder and now that it's available everyone pays upfront.
    Those are significantly cheaper. I think it's standard practice at a lot of places when something's that expensive. I got so mad about delays that I wanted to cancel him a few times (really glad I didn't!) but I couldn't because I would instantly lose $85.
     
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    just got him in today and LOVE him... my only gripe is that at times while posing I feel like im going to snap something off and break him
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    Yeah do you feel that way with the forearm parts that stick out past the elbow? The two little spike thingies? That and the hip armor seem pretty delicate to me.

    I got an official response from 3A about my repair request saying.....their factories are closed due to CNY and they haven't done anything about it yet....Thanks!
     
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    yeah I second that on those elbow pieces... I would have liked those to be die cast or something cuz they are like thing

    but this thing is so amazing that I ordered a second from the second batch to have in battle mask mode
     
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    Awesome! It would be cool to have two since he looks great both ways. I have my MPM bee in car mode right in front of him too so the beetle can be represented.
     
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    Bee vs Agent Burns
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    It would have been really cool if he'd come with a Charlie figure. Maybe the premium one could have that? The licensing on Steinfeld's face is probably too high...
     
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    yeah the jada one kinda looks like her but its vague

    if the Premium is in scale with 1/12 figure then an Agent Burns figure will be super easy since theres a billion John Cena toys out there.... hell just do a head swap with roman reigns + a little black paint and you already have his uniform haha
     
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    I thought that was an homage to the G1 cartoon where size changes more than the robots.;) 
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    I was strongly considering getting this. Now I MUST get this guy! Your photos definitely sold me on this. Also sold me on the Jada beetle.