FANS HOBBY MB-15 Naval Commander (Armada Optimus Prime)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by blitzjoans, Dec 15, 2018.

  1. Sixo

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    Ha, thanks! Someone the other day described them as "shattered glass Thew transformations" and that did make me laugh.

    My pleasure! I do try and cover all the bases. :) 

    I'm really enjoying Naval Commander so far and have transformed him a couple more times since the vid. I think I've been luckier than @Peaugh so far as I don't appear to have any cracks on mine, but have been really careful with it since FH's announcement too. I'm very much digging the combined mode most of all.
     
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  2. ChaoticDarkness

    ChaoticDarkness TFW2005 Supporter

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    Since It's BBTS it will probably be a while. I'm still waiting for them to ship figures I pre-ordered that were released elsewhere a month ago.
     
  3. ali tavakoly

    ali tavakoly Well-Known Member

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    Link please?
     
  4. Matrix1981

    Matrix1981 It's Hot Rod's fault...

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    Watched both Peaugh's and Sixo's reviews. This bot looks awesome! I'm glad I have this preordered.
     
  5. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    First off, just wanted to say I've watched your videos for well over 12 years now (ROTF Prime is one of the earliest I recall of yours), so thanks for still pumping out the same quality. Second, what was that Autobot sticker you put on him? I've never seen a raised one like that, how much do they cost? It really rounds the figure out
     
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  6. Nova Maximus

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    Pretty sure they're these ones.
    Raised 3D Bot Symbols
     
  7. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    It’s a 3D one from ToyHax. I also have some Decepticon versions as well. I honestly do not recall how long ago I got them, they’re in my little container with all of my ToyHax labels. I’m not sure if they are still in production.

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  8. God Orion

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    I had never watched one of your reviews before but I was really impressed. Thanks for so much in depth details.
    Your review was awesome too. At first I found you were a bit rough with the figure, but I am glad you did as you can really show what the figure can take.
     
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  9. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Having seen this a couple times now, what exactly do you feel I was too rough with? Nothing in the video was forced or manhandled in the moment, I’m just curious which bits came across as “being rough.”
     
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    Many thanks! :) 
     
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    Originally I was only interested in the base Prime. The combined mode of Armada manner looked interesting to me.

    after watching Peaugh’s video, I’m actually a bit underwhelmed by the base Prime, but am surprised by how much I like the combined mode. :lol  It’s really well done.
     
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  12. Grendel163

    Grendel163 Galactic Transcender

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    Im going to take the plunge after watching Peaugh's and Sixo's review. Hopefully my copy wont have any hinge cracks. And he's staying in super bot mode after lol
     
  13. God Orion

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    It's just that I am probably too careful with my figures because the way you fold panels or tab things in and out looks rough to me. But that's a good thing in the end, so please don't take it wrong.
     
  14. Peaugh

    Peaugh Hi.

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    Oh, it’s all good, was just curious about it. I had played with it quite a bit before I shot the video and I didn’t do anything I knew it couldn’t handle, so I wasn’t sure if maybe there was something that manhandled that I wasn’t aware of.
     
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  15. GR1ML0CK

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    Man I have zero knowledge of Armada but this sucker looks all kind of fun. I absolutely love this company. Everything comes with so much extra. So many weapons and missiles that fire. They get it, they really do. Long live Fans Hobby. I almost want to get this just to support them
     
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  16. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good

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    So if I preorder from TFSource is that in the second batch?
     
  17. ali tavakoly

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    I don’t know. Probably
     
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    The Chosen Prime supposedly has their's on the way. That's where I pre-ordered from.
     
  19. idkwdya

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    I went ahead and made my pre order with TCP. I had to hop off that fence. Grew up with the Unicron Trilogy so those nastalgia threads are tugging!
     
  20. samisham

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    Really can't decide if I should wait for the second run or not since Peaugh's idea of how to avoid the cracking makes sense and seems like it'd work. But I also have no idea how to knock out a pin if I get the replacement parts.
     
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