FansToys FT-08 Grinder (Masterpiece Grimlock)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by wildfly, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. SuperGrimlock

    SuperGrimlock Cybertron Driver License

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    Grinder was gonna be my Xmas present for myself, but a lightning deal on soc megazord kinda took those funds. I've really gotta get this guy before it gets too late.

    I started to get the blue trunks version but decided against it. Really I've got to get on the ball and get stomp and decide on which slag I want to get. Given the price I'll probably go with cesium.
     
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    Very very nice! Hope to set up something like that before the year is up!
     
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  3. ErechOveraker

    ErechOveraker I'm with Plowking.

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    What case is that? Super rad setup!
     
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  4. kaszal

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    Thank you. Its a all glass/frameless design. I got it through a dealer in Texas and they shipped it to me in CA.

    I added in the lights and black mirrored background.
     
  6. Orion2703

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    Tfs-express newsletter has just come out and confirms the G1 heads for the X and G2 versions will be in stock next week, yay!
     
  7. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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    Me Grimlock say little one eye man sound funny.
     
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  8. joopsta

    joopsta Masterpiece, Encore and 3P collector

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    You Grimlock give purple man a punch on his eye.
     
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  9. Son of Carl

    Son of Carl ROCK BEATS EVERYTHING

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    Preordered the G1 head on BBTS as soon as it was up for preorder. Today I recieved an email from BBTS stating that they could only fulfill X amount of orders and that I didn’t make the cut. Everywhere else is sold out. So is that it? I know know that the colour variation versions are coming, but are there going to be more of the original color?
     
  10. sifu74

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    Waiting for people to ask FT to reissue the G1 head...I need one :) 
     
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  11. Pitt

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    That, my friend, is some grade A bullshit. I'd be super pissed if I were you. The last I heard, FT was not planning on a reissue. Maybe check with @rubadubspawn. Maybe he's got a connection with a spare one.

    As for BBTS, they usually have good customer service, but it's super shitty to not tell you that until it was sold out everywhere. If they told you sooner you might have been able to grab one elsewhere.
     
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  12. Mormolyce

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    I've had a Grinder head sitting on my desk for a couple of weeks now, still waiting for Grinder himself to arrive.

    Makes me feel weirdly like some kind of insane big game hunter. I'm out to hunt the most dangerous game of all... transforming robot dinosaurs!
     
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    If my Shockwave had looked like that he'd still be on my shelf..well done.
     
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  14. Son of Carl

    Son of Carl ROCK BEATS EVERYTHING

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    I don’t really blame BBTS, by the time it came out, it was already sold out(everywhere that I looked, anyway). If I had found it somewhere else, I would have bought it.
    I’m more annoyed with FansToys for underproducing this item.
     
  15. kaszal

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    Where would you order Grinder from if you wanted him by Christmas?
     
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    I'm pretty sure he's sold out at all of the normal US retailers and from most of the trusted Asian ebayers.

    He seems to be in stock at ShowZ (FansToys FT-08 Grinder) but in my experience with them "In Stock" doesn't really mean they have it. Worth a shot though if you're looking for a reliable Seller. and free shipping. Getting here by Christmas is questionable, shipping from them normally takes about 2 weeks for me since it's coming from Asia. They might have some faster shipping options available for a higher price though.
     
  17. ChromeMagnus

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    This is the only Ebay seller that I've bought other stuff from recently who has it.
    FansToys Transformers FT-08 Dinobot Grinder Grimlock Ver.New | eBay

    Other than that you can check with Rub or Taobao.com
     
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  18. Mormolyce

    Mormolyce Throbbing Member

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    Yesterday I went to pick up a parcel from my parcel locker in the pouring rain, got soaked. When I got there I realised that I'd only half read the text notification and the full message said that the lockers were full and I'd have to pick it up from the post shop. But it was 7PM and they were closed of course. So I had to go this morning and be late for work, and it's at the wrong shop so I had to take a tram... and now here I am at work with a massive parcel under my desk. Might have to skip the gym today just to take it home.

    If it's my Grinder it'll all be worth it though :p 
     
  19. eatingcake

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    Lol, you didn't even open up the package to see what's in it?? Willpower is over 9000!!!
     
  20. Mormolyce

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    I am fighting the temptation!

    The seller went overboard on the wrapping so I'd need to find a pair of scissors anyway :p