Bandai METAL BUILD Discussion

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by MechaFanboy, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. 68whiskey

    68whiskey Metal Build Gundam Addict

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    Dont get your hopes up on that Metal Kingdom Strike. I bought three of them in anticipation of the Metal Build Astray accessories coming out.

    All three have issues.
    #1 Loose waist and shoulders
    #2 Loose Legs
    #3 Loose ankles

    The fingers on the hands for the rifle hand fall out. All three of the aile strike backpacks either have poor coloring , excess paint overspray/runoff/fingerprints in the paint or damaged/blunted edges that should have been sharp. The Metal Kingdom Strike is definitely a reflection of its $120 price point.
     
  2. Sup3hobo

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    Are all of those from the first-run? I'm getting one from the 2nd batch. Hopefully they fix some things here and there.
     
  3. 68whiskey

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    All three were from the second run recent release from Show Z store. I have one from the first go around in March. The aile strike pack from the first run was the worst of all of them. The metal and paint used came with small surface scratches and blems. First run was by far the worst. I only bought them to display the Lightning Strike Pack , Sword Striker , Launcher striker etc. 3 of the 4 Gundams will stand up under their own power but they all have issues and/or blemishes.
     
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    Well crap, I guess Metal Kingdom is no Metal club. Hopefully, mine isn't too shabby. I can always tighten a few joints here and there.
     
  5. Pharoid

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    Heads up...shipping is like $10

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    An excellent deal for an excellent mold. If anyone wanted a premium 1/100 Zaku this is a great one to get. I almost want 1 more so I can display 2 green zakus with 1 char Zaku, but I think I will resist for now.
     
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  7. 68whiskey

    68whiskey Metal Build Gundam Addict

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    Nope, Metal Club was wayyyyy better. These are on par with that crappy HongLaJiao Sinanju , in the pictures it looks amazing but when you get it the quality suggests it was put together by a 10yr old. For the price I am not losing too much sleep.
     
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    NY still has mine, hypothetically, they certainly have my money. So I grabbed a second maybe I can flank Char one day. It’s definitely a decent deal.
     
  9. Gabriel Contreras

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    Mashin Hero Wataru METAL BUILD DRAGON SCALE Ryujinmaru
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    Gabriel Contreras After 5 years of lurking I finally made an account

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    Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Astray: Princess of the Sky METAL BUILD MBF-P01-Re2AMATU Gundam Astray Gold Frame Amatsu Mina
    Price: 27,500 JPY (Taxes Included)
    Release Date: Apr 2021

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    Pre-orders start Dec 2, 2020 JST
     
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  11. Fr33domgundam

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    It's cool... but will pass on it since I don't feel like I'm missing out as I already have the (arguably) more iconic first Gold Frame Amatsu release.
     
  12. Gabriel Contreras

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    did the previous release have an effect part for the 'spear' or whatever it was called? Cause out of all the reviews i remember watching i dont remember seeing it and i dont think the Hana has one.
     
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    You're right, there's a spear, but no fancy spear effect part. :D 
     
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  14. Gabriel Contreras

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    I FUCKING SLEPLT THROUGH TH FUCKING PREORDER WINDOW FUCK FUCK :mad: :mad: :mad: :( :( :( 
     
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    I feel your pain. On the up side the run for preorders wasn’t that strong so I would assume that the item will be available at launch for some time.
     
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    It's a regular release so if you're in the US, it will pop up.
     
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  17. Gabriel Contreras

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    Yeah I might just get a copy of it from bluefin. I mainly just wanted to see if I could pull off another miracle like I did with the F91
     
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    I don't think a lot of people wanted the F91 in the first place. I compared prices with shipping included from JP sellers to US sellers that don't charge online sales tax and the difference is very negligible or sometimes it comes out the same price. Unless the USD exchange picks up against the Yen, it's not worth it for me to wake up early for JP PO.
     
  19. Gabriel Contreras

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    yeah thats true but you just cant help feel a sense of euphoria when you manage to get a pre-order in for a highly sought after item especially on a site that keeps imploding in on itself
     
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    That's for damn sure. I'm somehow 3 for 3 on all of the recent SEED Metal Build releases. Last night it took me using two computers to get a preorder in but I managed to beat the odds and keep the streak alive. I've now secured preorders for the Red Frame Kai, Freedom 2.0, and now the new Gold Frame all from from Amiami. Such a relief being able to go to bed after knowing I don't have to stress about Bluefin preorders each time.
     
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