Blokees Transformers Model Kits

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by nune, Jun 6, 2023.

  1. ClunkerSlim

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    I find something about the yellow tip airhorns extremely distracting. It's all I can see.
     
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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    They’re not airhorns, they’re meant to be his running lights.
     
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    Then why are they open like airhorns? You've got to pick a look, Blokees! Don't leave your lights open like airhorns!

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    I have a bunch of videos up on my channel and I'm not sure if I'm pronouncing it right. Seibertron has it as Blokees so I go with that but BBTS has it as Blokes and Blukes.

    Can't wait for this Legendary Prime, but I'd wish they would include a flight arm for the stands, that would be nice.
     
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    The official anglicised name that the company is going by is Blokees.

    As for the pronunciation, it’s probably BLOCK-EES given the similarity of the figures’ skeletons to that of a Lego figure.
     
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    they've always looked like that? I don't understand what's so distracting about it.
     
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    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    Why are his windows so small with such thick borders? Why does the grill on his stomach not match an actual truck grill? Why are the fuel tanks on his legs square? It's just part of the details being stylized for the design.

    They're not open like airhorns, airhorns have far larger openings and flair out. They resemble airhorns less than they do running lights.
     
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    Legend Action / Mech Edition G1 Optimus Prime

    塑唐玩具

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    DaimChoc Reports - ダイムチョック・リポーツ
     
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    With it being a chinese product, I would imagine the price is in Chinese Yuan, which would be like €25, or whatever else it is in your currency.
     
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    Damn that Optimus is so good even I’m tempted to get him.

    I pray they at least do a Nemesis even if Magnus has to sit out.
     
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    RMB/Yuan - source is 塑唐玩具 on weibo (based in China).
     
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    Yes! But why are there 2 sizes?! 5cm and 6cm? Anyone know? Thanks in advance!
     
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    BLOKEES US WEBSITE REVIEW!
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    So I ordered off Blokees Official Site | Shop Blokees Figures Transformers Today! and I highly recommended everyone go this route instead of ordering from BBTS. There's absolutely no reason BBTS should be charging $80+ for these when you can get them right now (the same exact US packaging) for $60 from the official website.

    Some things to keep in mind...


    1. Shipping took forever. Ordered on the 16th, got it on the 28th. I guess that's on par with Aliexpress? But I'm now convinced these are sitting in a warehouse in California. So my package only had to travel from Calli to SC. And there was a Memorial Day weekend in there. So I guess it's not that bad, but it ain't Amazon quick. However it's packed really nice in a sturdy box. So everything got here fine. The outside of the box does say Blokees Transformers. I don't know if that would encourage porch pirates or not.
    2. I never got a single email from Blokees after the order confirmation. Nothing about shipping. Luckily their online receipt did update with a USPS tracking number. So I had no trouble keeping track of the package.
    3. The email I got from customer service seemed to indicate the US versions available on the website were in limited stock. I don't know if that was a salesman pitch or if the stock for these actually are low.
    4. No chase figure. :( 
    But overall, I still recommend people use the Blokees official website.
     
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    These still ship from China, so not sure why they aren't offering their other waves.
     
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    The BBTS version I got, including Vol. 03 is the original Chinese packaging. BBTS might get stock sooner since it's the international packaging.
     
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    I get it now, the website has the packaging in English.
     
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    No, they don't.

    I don't see any evidence of that. There's no indication the box came from China. No Chinese shipping label or packaging slip. The only marking on the box is a USPS label. These are stored in California somewhere. Everything seems to suggest that. I don't think it would have made it from China to California in 3 days (not at my free shipping level.) Plus this would explain why the customer service rep said they were waiting on product and it would be a week before they had cases available to ship. They themselves were waiting on a product shipment from China. The US boxes seem to be stored locally, here in the US.
     
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