DNA Design DK-41 Haslab Victory Saber Upgrade Kit

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  1. BlueAngel_Bolt

    BlueAngel_Bolt I'M REALLY FEELING IT

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    Will the new sword be able to store in Star Saber's leg?
     
  2. CelticMutt

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    The only thing I like is the blade. I'm apparently in the minority, but I think the cannons the figures already come with are fine. The replacement wings are ok but unneeded, and I don't like the new face.

    If people really want to do an "upgrade kit," they should do an exact replica of Saber's head as a helmet like the Star Saber helmet, so he can have a proportional Saber head in Star Saber mode, like in the show.
     
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    Pretty sad third party makes add on for figure that’s not out yet as far as I know it’s not out yet I don’t follow toy news of releases no more I wouldn’t know
     
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    Y'know sometimes DNA Design puts out a set that changes so little that I wonder they even bothered.
     
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    bruh….
     
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  6. neeral36

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    Looks like someone hit the ole egg nog a little early this year.
     
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  7. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Meh. That new face design replacement looks hideous 
     
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    Yeah, I don't understand why they bothered. The face is perfectly fine. It's the thick neck that bothers me more. I know why the neck is so big because Saber's head is in there, but there's a way around it. Simply make Saber's head not pop up in Star Saber mode. Store the brain of courage in the sword hilt, and boom, you have room to redesign the neck.
     
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    Things like that face plate really give me an "okay, but why?" vibe. If hollow bits are enough of an irritant then I suppose the new cannons solve that quandary for oneself. I personally don't get the longer wings, and while the longer blade is nice losing the leg storage/integration for the size is unfortunate.

    Waiting to see what it's priced at and wondering what other options this kit will spur the other groups into making.
     
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  10. Piemanbegins

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    I only see boot-mode Leo. What do you see?
     
  11. Rewind

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    The only part of this I would want is the blade. The cannons look better of course but the originals don’t bother me enough to spend money on replacements. I have absolutely zero issues with the stock wings and face and I didn’t know those things weren’t liked by others enough to warrant replacements.

    There are other things the set really needs that aren’t here. New shoulder parts for Star Saber to give him true lateral shoulder articulation. Arm panels for Saber. A show accurate-sized Saber head. A replacement Brain in case you loose or break the original.Other little gap fillers.

    Overall I feel this set really misses the mark and as someone who loves DNA sets I’m genuinely disappointed. :( 
     
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  12. cloudballoon

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    I really just NEED the blade. Everything else, while nice enough, are non-essential to my enjoyment of VS.

    The blade connection and size is absolute crap. It's loose AF and can't even go in straight in one of the 2 ways (parallel or perpendicular to the hilt), WHY!?

    The "greatest swordsman in the universe" came with a dagger, not a sword! It's a free gift from Hasbro to 3P addon companies.

    I'll just go to a dollar store and see if I can find a substitute for the blade first before I shell out the money for DNA/TF-Labs and such.
     
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  13. Slimaximus

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    First work on your writing because that was painful to read. Secondly it has been front page news that Victory Saber has been arriving at people's homes since the beginning of the month
     
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  14. Pcsolyar

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    But is there mold on it?
     
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    As usual, DNA makes a kit with only 2 things people would actually like.
     
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    His blade is just sad. I mean, its narrower and barely longer than Rodimus’ sword.

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    I do think its neat that it fits in the leg but I don’t like keeping it there because it slides out so readily that it always ends up on the floor.
     
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  18. Hellscream85

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    The hell are you on about? It's been released, I've had mine in hand for at least a week and a half
     
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  19. Feralstorm

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    Bigger sword blade is nice. Aside from filled gaps in the shoulder cannons, everything else feels like overkill to me. the cannons didn't necessarily need to be bigger. The wings definitely didn't need to be bigger IMO, and I think the new Star Saber face looks worse.
     
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    And China/HK got it even earlier than North American orders. I'm in Canada and I got it on Dec 9. DNA designers are based there, they got their hands on VS weeks before us.
     
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