FansToys FT-44 Thomas (MP Astrotrain)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by eVac Z, Mar 16, 2019.

  1. mikeszekely

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    That's about right. Seems like TFSource always gets stuff in at just the right time for it to ship then sit at the local UPS hub all weekend and make me wait until Monday.
     
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    This lovely article of mine, haha, would be CM'S Corp's Gutto Kuru Noriko (Same people who made action figures of Minerva and Ginrai from Masterforce). Unfortunately they went belly up about 5 years ago.

    You can find it around Amazon JP and specialty stores for around $175-200. Yeah, it's a bit of a hurdle. I was lucky enough to find one for about $90, with the only problem being a bit of a mess up on the box, but everything was sealed.
     
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  3. artimus prime

    artimus prime Articulation Junkie... I'm a poser TFW2005 Supporter

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    This might be the first Fanstoys product that I have a bit of regret not getting... yet. He looks great and the articulation looks to be good too. Which is why I don't usually get any Fanstoys stuff.
     
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    Is anyone else hoping for a G1 toy deco of Thomas?
     
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  5. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

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    I believe Dalianjj has already mentioned it happening if demand was sufficient enough to warrant it.

     
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  6. paul5409

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    You just made my day :thumb 
     
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  7. Ryuu

    Ryuu It is Looooord!

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    I only have the g1 panda so im happy with that next to Thomas
     
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    sifu74 Banned

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    Keep in mind with most third party items is they have average QC and when you need a retailer to take care of you, BBTS is cream of the crop with no questions asked.
     
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    Just got my notification from TF Source that it's in stock and ready to ship.
     
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    So other retailers are less helpful in what way?
     
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    BIOMEC Terrorcon, aka "Ratchetman"

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    That is my main concern as well, have good after sales support.
     
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    This is a good point, aftermarket service is a valuable and legit consideration. Other USA retailers I use also have a track record of expeditious resolution of issues.

    But good callout on that with BBTS
     
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    Such Heroic Nonsense No!

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    White could double as toy and "scary" IDW Astro .... :eek: 


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    "TICKET INSPECTIONNNNNNNNN!"
     
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    "ALL ABOARD!"
     
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    Would gluing it stop the mechanism from functioning?
     
  17. mikequillm

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    It'll be a month before I get mine. I'm good at figuring out the assembly mishaps
     
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  18. ThatGuyCalledBlaster

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    Hopefully you get yours soon, buddy. Hopefully TFSource doesn't twiddle their thumbs so I can get mine probably by the beginning of the month.
     
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    My guess is that i would prefer the Panda version to the Toon, but, not knowing if it is happening for sure, and even if it did, that it might be limited that i might not even be able to get at retail, well... going with 1st versions of FT now as a rule, and can always decide later on repaints.
     
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  20. jma141

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    This is the only FT product I've missed a preorder on since 2019. I am jealous! I hope we see more runs of him sooner rather than later.
     
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