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

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  1. RoboW4rrior298

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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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    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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    How are you liking that set? They look gorgeous but I can barely stretch this guy
     
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    I know it was unlikely from the start, but it would be pretty cool if they included Over-Run with Naval Commander as one of his guns.
    Only time he was ever on screen was in the opening for Micron Legend.
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    Other than that he came with all (or maybe most of) the bendy Primes. One of them he was even fucking dead.
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