Fans Toys Release Schedule (Past/Present) PART 2

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Teletran-1, Jan 25, 2022.

  1. krysuk

    krysuk Well-Known Member

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    So I’m seeing the fanstoys insecticons at a load of shops on AliExpress out of the blue, anyone know anything about this? One of the shops is definitely reputable as used them for several years now, reissue? Warehouse find?
     
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    Dpuff Fanstoys made me do it

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    Seems like a situation you would be intimately familiar with.
     
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  3. Rust Encrusted Cokroach

    Rust Encrusted Cokroach Collector of Merry Mechanical Men

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    I just took a crack at Spotter on Ali, the seller asked me to cancel saying it was out of stock and the old listing was replaced with something in the $1400 range. I suspect he's down to his last one and decided to mark up. Aftermarket fun for those of us late to the party.
     
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  4. Redferno97

    Redferno97 I can stop collecting whenever I want...

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    Looking that the release dates on page 1 and if my memory serves me well, the tape packs don’t tend to be any closer to their leader than any normal FT release (Soundwave released November ‘21, tapes followed in December. Blaster released May ‘23, tapes followed in June)

    I suspect mid to late June for RP-01C which lines up well for Jester to release in July as Omegalock stated they expect it to.
     
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  5. WyldeBill

    WyldeBill You will ride eternal. Shiny and chrome.

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    Now wait just a minute man!
     
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  6. Hoffman

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    I'd definitely like a Ratbat, but not enough to buy Soundblaster. I will continue to be satisfied with my KO TT version.

    TBH I'm probably ok skipping that tape set as well.
     
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    I've been thinking a lot about this and comparing it with the Takara Soundblaster/Ratbat situation. I also skipped it and just bought the KO Ratbat. In this case though I think the toy parts FT is including may be enough for me to go ahead and get it since it will give me an excuse to display one with toon and one with toy parts.
     
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  8. crdavismusic

    crdavismusic Vectron Labs-Only Collector

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    The toy parts for Soundblaster are also compatible with Soundwave and vice versa, so you could have even more fun swapping those!
     
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    I’m happy MMC is doing a ratbat so I don’t have to buy a Soundblaster I don’t want for a Ratbat whose size I won’t like.
     
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  10. franpincho

    franpincho NOT a FT Only collector

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    Something tells me that SB will be very limited.

    Will likely sell it later.
     
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  11. Quintessential Prime

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    Just finished the two display shelves on the right (this weekend).

    I’m planning to have the top for 3/4 FT combiners. I hope to The Matrix they fit! TG would fit if not for the wings so it’s going to be a tight squeeze.

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    If Omega Supreme can fit, you'll be fine. Check with him. It'll give you piece of mind!
     
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  13. Quintessential Prime

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    Oof! It’s tight! I’m hoping they’ll be slightly shorter and failing that, better articulation / stability so I can pose them with a wider / dynamic stance…
     
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    I fully expect them to come in a hair below OS. So I'd reckon you're fine dude
     
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    I believe (I could be wrong) "in scale with FT-20" will have them around TG's shoulder at the head. Some of them have things like backpacks or tall shoulders that could be an issue. Shoulders can be handled by posing with the arm up, not sure how much articulation backpacks will have.
     
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    Ah, yeah, Bruticus might be a tad difficult, actually. Those dual cannons will go up past his head, so might need a hint of posing to scrape under @Quintessential Prime
     
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  17. Quintessential Prime

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    Yea.. I took “scale with” back when that was originally posted as exactly that... not “as tall as”. I know Superion will have a decent kneel so that’ll help. The pictures are deceptive because there’s one image with Superion with Blaster and he’s only a touch taller than two Blasters. Won’t be long until I find out for sure though! :D 

    Would have been nice if FT had shown some promo images next to TG.

    I can always stand them on the floor.. There’s plenty of space there. Plus they’re not always going to be in that area. Eventually I’d like to build 2 more to go on the left side. I’m hoping to have moved by then anyway… a long time before FT Bruticus lol.
     
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  18. Curium

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    I went ahead and e-mailed FT just now to ask if they would take a pic next to TG. I figure the odds are virtually 0%, but it doesn't hurt to ask.
     
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  19. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Board Certified Fans Trollar

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    I don't buy shelves for my figures, because they will all fit inside FT's Fortress Maximus AKA FT Shelf 1.0.
     
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  20. Quintessential Prime

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    It has begun!…

    Not promising this is going to be quick, or any good for that matter… but we’ll see.

    I’m going to have to strip the paint on the parts that need recolouring. The parts around the hips skirts and arm mechanisms are tight and they rub quite a bit. It shows how durable FT’s paint actually is.

    Still think I’m going to have to dye the hands rather than paint them.

    Upper body first, then the legs.

    I’m hoping to get an end result close to this.

    G1 Cerebros.jpg
     
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