DNA Design DK-04 Fortress Maximus Upgrade Kits (Crotch plate, ratchets and feet)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by daimchoc, Oct 20, 2016.

  1. blazemongr

    blazemongr Well-Known Member

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    When the eBay seller is in China, yes, apparently. Even if it’s not, I prefer to buy from an American store that will replace or exchange pieces if I get one that’s broken.
     
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    Cool. I say go with whatever works best for you.
    I'll have to to some price comparisons. I've never had any problems getting replacements parts or exchanges with Chinese sellers. I stick to the same group of sellers that have demonstrated to be reliable.
     
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  3. blazemongr

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    For what it’s worth: I saw today that BBTS has these in stock (TFSource still has them on preorder) and their $4 flat shipping should make them the best price currently available in the US.
     
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    Here's the actual link:
    DK-04 Upgrade Kit

    Here's the kit for hands and hip cannons
    DK-02 Upgrade Kit
     
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    I paid $40.20 shipped from Action Robo.
     
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    octobotimus Decepticon Intelligence

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    Would be nice to find these kits for less than I paid for the actual Titan himself....
     
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    I'm curious how you did that. They charge shipping and the one set starts at $39.90. Coupon code?
     
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    Can you post the links?
    How did you get it that low grand total?
     
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    I'd actually love if DNA releases also a set of new ratchets with more teeth for the shoulders, elbows and knees of Fortress Maximus.
     
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    I paid the $10 pre-order and they applied it to shipping.
     
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    My set cleared customs today, should have them by Friday!
     
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    i bought a set from BBTS and canceled my preorder from TFsource. but i fucked up and will never use them again.

    i bought the set early on the 6th because they got them first. but they still havent shipped the the fucking things out. they did do the fucking thing where they generated a label on saturday. but what is the point if you dont schedule the pick up or drop them off at fedex.

    i am sure i would have these enroute had i got them from TFsource by now.
     
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    I bought my TE-01 from Action Robo and was impressed at how fast it arrived. I almost cancelled and went TFSource, and I'm glad I didn't. I love their selection, but I don't feel like their prices are competitive, and their domestic shipping is painfully slow. I had no reservations about ordering from Action Robo. If this set gets here by Friday and the box is intact I will be impressed again.
     
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    i reach out to fedex and got my shipment expedited so this hit today. the set is great and even though i didnt need it for fort max. it does flesh him out a bit more. i have no complaints other than the price. but that is just how it goes.
     
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    Of course the USPS has sent mine to the wrong sorting facility and it is now back at the previous one it was in.
     
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    That's why I hate watching the tracking. You go from "YES, I will have it by X day" to "Fuck you. How can they screw that up."

    It could be worse though. I had a buyer refuse a package overseas and because the label wasn't covered correctly, it literally looped 2 or 3 times in New York and then 3-4 times in Chicago. It took two calls and two people to get it corrected. Technology, when it fails, it fails hard!!!

    ETA on the feet is today or so I hope.
     
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    When do the TR colors come out?
     
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    My kit finally arrived yesterday. I think part of the crazy shipping issues I had may have been due to the fact they used an old factory case to ship and the shipping barcode on the label was close to the old barcode on the box. Anyways, installation wasn't too bad. I'm happy with the new ratchets and the fact I can pull off some wider stances without FM rocking or falling over. I would love to have new joints for the knees and shoulders, but for now, I'm happy with what I have.
     
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    ...there's only one kit; it matches all versions of fortress maximus...there's a separate kit for grand maximus, and of course another for metroplex...
     
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    If anyone has just the Cerebros legs from the DK-02 kit they are looking to sell, please let me know. I don’t need the other items.

    Thanks!