Bandai's Hi-Metal R line (moar mecha now! macross, dougram, etc)

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  1. treatment

    treatment Well-Known Member

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    One of these isn’t a Hi-Metal.

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    I'm going to say.... Alphonse in the middle.
     
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    Correct he looks pretty good in there though doesn’t he? Of course he actually does have...

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    Flashing lights, which are cooler that this picture.
     
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    It goes really well with that lineup!
     
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    Galliar is simply f#####g HUUUGEEE, and i LOOVEE IT!
     
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    Ironically Xabungle is the is weakest release of the Xabungle releases.
     
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    Reason? I only ask because the Xabungle is the only Hi-Metal I own and it's one of my favorite purchases.
     
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    Oh it’s the best representation of the Xabungle. Gallia, Brockary and Timp are all a little more fun to handle than the notoriously finicky Xabungle, that’s all. I am super happy to have this, it’s a great representation of the show. I wish I could say the same for Dougram and Macross which I think Bandai somewhat dropped the ball on.

    And to be clear I mean dropped the ball in terms of giving us an insufficient amount of releases to really span the look of the shows, thus far. Xabungle doesn’t have holes except for Iron Gear and there is an SOC option. Macross and Dougram have some inexcusable holes in the line-up.
     
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    Does anyone think the U.S. P-Bandai shop will carry Hi-Metals? I doubt I'll be afford the aftermarket tax on Layzner if it's exclusive.
     
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    What state are you in?
     
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    I meant the secondary market markup.
     
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    I meant what state are you in. I’ll order one from Japan, probably sooner than later, and I can get you a copy I have to ship it to me anyway. If you aren’t too far from me it could be worthwhile for you or not. But you’d have to cover the shipping from me to you.
     
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    Ohh sorry I misunderstood. I appreciate the offer but I don't know if I can commit to anything like that right now financially.
     
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    Thoughts on Walker Gallia? It's on sale at HLJ and combined with a 10% off coupon it's pretty tempting. Only downside is shipping eats away at most of the savings
     
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    All the Hi-Metal figures are great. Ironically, the non Macross ones tend to be extra great. But yeah, I’d just leave it in the Private Warehouse until shipping is cheaper.
     
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    First time posting in these part of the forums. Just want to let you guys know that the Hi-Metal Bat-Shu is a freaking beast. Should be in the Metal Build line. For the first time in this line, there is finally a figure that lives up to the Hi-METAL name :D .

    Looking forward to the main one coming this July.

    Praying the mechs from the Five Star Stories get releases as well.

    Makes me wonder if the GX-77 Gypsy Danger was originally meant to be a Metal Build figure as well :confused: .
     
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    So good that I bought 2 more. One to keep MISB and the other for just in case. :drool: 
     
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    The L-Gaim got pushed back to August, wish I got get the Bat-Shu too but I can't afford both.
     
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    Oh wow, this thing is a beast! Bigger than most non combining SOC and even some combining ones I think!

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    Edit: Just opened and took a couple quick and dirty shots.

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    There is not much to not like here. If anything, it comes with a hand with a tab to hold the front of the gun but I can’t find where it’s supposed to tab into. Nbd and I’m sure it’s there if I keep looking.
     
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