FansToys FT-44 Thomas (MP Astrotrain)

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

  1. Omega23

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    There's a few cabinet lighting tips here.
     
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    Show.z is shipping out the paid orders first then sending out the pre-orders pay now notifications.

    As soon as I found that out I paid off the pre order. I should be getting him tonight or tomorrow.
     
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    Hey folks, I've done a video on FansToys Thomas if you fancy it! :) 

     
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  5. Such Heroic Nonsense

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    Great overview @Sixo, thanks. :thumb  There's definitely not a mode I dislike or which is an obvious weak link compared to the other two - which is a rarity for me with triple changer toys.
     
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  7. divinecomedy

    divinecomedy Well Known Sucker

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    I looked back and I still wonder how we almost got into Backgate "Oh the back looks terrible". I mean unlike other FT's products, which sometimes comes mistransformed, this one is pretty much there. Must be Hasui taking improper pictures.

    Still my figure of the year.
     
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    @dalianjj any plans for the QC issues on this figure?
     
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    I just got mine in. But I find the artwork very uninspiring. It looks like a kid designed the artwork. For a $200 figure, the artwork should be more slick and professional. Maybe a battle scene or something?
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    FansToys noted your comment and added new detailed artwork to the boxes. That's why they are now $350 retail.
     
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  11. Momobots

    Momobots Eat my smoke!!

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    I personally love the FT box artwork. To each their own.
     
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    I assume it's your first FT figure?

    I consider any artwork on 3rd party stuff and added bonus. I mean, you're not buying it for the box, are you?
     
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    Lol Badcube
     
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    FT's boxes aren't special, maybe because they try to emulate the minimalistic Takara's MP boxes. On the other hand, the old boxes from Generation Toy and TransformMission were the best!

    KFC's boxes are also quite cool. But the best boxes I have seen are the ones from Cang Toys and Jiang Xing.
     
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    Well, It is super cool to the homeless.
     
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    Speaking of the box, let's appreciate the write up about Thomas regarding the "jettison weight" in joke.

    In addition, it referred Devastator as Marauder, so the rumored FT Devi is coming true now that it has a name? 16038957002285923825429139194994.jpg
     
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  17. eVac Z

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    Marauder is the name of their Menasor.
     
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  18. nomolos

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    Marauder is the name of their menasor.
     
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  19. nomolos

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    lol
     
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    they just gave the only example of a Decepticon combiner they have and named publicly