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

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

  1. Spark

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    Bugged me when he was talking about the super mode chest and he's saying it can be bent back "with no ill effect" on the side that does not appear to have a hairline crack at the joint.
     
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    I know it seemed different when he reviewed it. maybe he doesn't like Armada that much but still wanted to review it anyway because its one of the few UT third party offerings?
     
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    My second run has shipped directly from Fans Hobby this morning.

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    Good to hear, hopefully it won't be too long now
     
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    Any day now Showz.
     
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    Yes!!! My Second Run has also shipped from Fans Hobby. Very excited for this big boy
     
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    I got my shipping notice, I'm both really hyped and completely terrified.
     
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    It’ll be disappointing if there’s new issues with the second run, but then again all 3 of my repaired copies are now extremely solid so maybe I’m being paranoid.

    One thing they badly need to consider for Megatron is better quality screws. I had to go and get replacements for a couple of them because they just stripped without much force at all. They’re so cheaply made.
     
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  10. Littletree666

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    My preorder from fanshobby has not shipped yet, hopefully soon

    Also where is fans hobby shipping from? A warehouse in china or do they have a warehouse in the states?
     
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    I wonder if Fans Hobby is like Joy Toy, where they have a direct and close relationship with one factory. That allows them to make changes and corrections so fast.
     
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    They’re based in Hong Kong I believe, so just China. They don’t ship from the US.
     
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    How do you remove a stripped screw?
     
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    I had issues with the ones in the white plugs that hold the legs together. I had to actually clip the plastic away to give myself the grip with nail clippers to unscrew it. I’d attach a picture but I don’t want to deal with it again, but trust me it was a real pain. Doable, but with effort.
     
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    There are some tools that actually drill into the head of the screw and use the new threading as grip to remove it
     
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    Seeing all of these shipped posts has me so excited to see everyone enjoy this figure soon.

    After I installed my replacement parts, it’s bounced to one of my favorite purchases in the last two years.
     
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    A private island.
     
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    MMC Bruticus felt like buying an island financially :eek: 

    It was the Mastermind Creations Bruticus set!
     
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