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

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

  1. Applejacktimus

    Applejacktimus Likes Alpha Bravo

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    For sure. He's my favorite Mini-Con, (despite what my avatar would suggest) I want a good, accurate one someday.
     
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    So... after shipping it's gonna run me $400 local currency. So I'm gonna wait until it goes up somewhere else.
     
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    williammmw MuderPrimus

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    Coincidentally I have the same question

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  4. samisham

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    That's really cool to hear
     
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    Raiyuki Low Class Seeker

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    I have GM; he's a solid piece and def a proper MP representation. He did go on sale near instantly though hence the final price like half of this one.
     
  8. Kaynowa

    Kaynowa #MakeTransformersStupidAgain

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    I've never understood that. He's a good figure, why does it have a bad rep?
     
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    Apparently it had some issues with the hip ratchets. MakeToys somehow misconstrued the negative feedback on that as "Unicron Trilogy doesn't sell," it seems...
     
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    Whats GM?
     
  11. Daedelus

    Daedelus Know sacrifice, know victory

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    Galaxy Meteor I believe, Maketoys' name for their Cybrertron/Galaxy Force Starscream.
     
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  12. Matrix1981

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

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    Does anyone know if they charge upfront on their website? It’s about $30 cheaper directly through them compared to bbts and tfsource.
     
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    Gzstg Well-Known Member

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    thanks when I see GM I think General Motors or the Federation Grunt suit from Gundam. didn't know it was also used for a Cybertron Starscream how did that do?
    don't know they might. I used bbts.
     
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  14. Kaynowa

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    Galaxy Meteor is his name from MakeToys
     
  15. Daedelus

    Daedelus Know sacrifice, know victory

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    Was a fairly lukewarm release, since it was kind of outta nowhere for UT MP. Took a lot of work on Maketoys end to get it through to production, and I believe they had to cut the price at NA retailers like TFSource.

    It had some QC issues with the soft ratchet hips becoming loose and some other thing. But I think most people didn't jump on it because they didn't market a "UT MP" line.

    They teased their version of Cybertron Optimus Prime and Megatron as part of their Cross Dimensions line but Galaxy Meteor just looked like a one-off. I like the aesthetic, would buy it if they teased more updated characters.

    They teased Skywarp and Thundercracker recolors a year or 2 ago.
     
  16. Matrix1981

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

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    I just checked with them and it’s full price for preorder. I guess I’ll wait and see showz’s price first. And maybe A3U...
     
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    Gokai Tahu Emotionally compromised

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    Honestly I hope if this release does well it convinces maketoys to rerelease Galaxy Meteor
     
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    Well they were planning to do a cybertron optimus and if that eventually sells, I assume that would push gm on.
     
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    Damn, MakeToys Galaxy Meteor is a great toy. When it was released I was thrilled because that’s a trend HasTak / Third Party should be pursuing. I’m an avid G1 collector, but it’s been rammed down our throats so much that anything else is a breath of fresh air. That’s why I’m so on board with this release by Fans Hobby. I think it’s going to do phenomenal.
     
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    This.
    Plus they are planning to do Armada Megatron. Both figures needed a MP articulation upgrade. However my originals aren't going anywhere.
     
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