Flame Toys Furai/Kuro Kara Kuri Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Maximus Danz, Oct 28, 2019.

  1. Convoy

    Convoy Useful dinosaur robot

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    @Booster Gold how did you organise getting a spare part? I lost Megatron's forehead when my painted parts were drying T_T
     
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    Ah yes I feel your pain. I emailed Flame Toys directly at [email protected] they were super helpful.
     
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  3. Hadlen_Weltall

    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    To add to this, you need proof of the item's authenticity. So take a picture of the model's box, its UPC code and it doesn't hurt to show the model itself. when I needed parts, they asked for these details and forwarded my request to D4Toys, their key distrubutor/partnership. They'll take care of your needs.
     
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    They didn't ask for any of that from me, I just told them the part I was missing and it's reference number, they asked for my address and they sent it out. I must have a trustworthy way of typing or something lol.
     
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    Hadlen_Weltall Whiskey Powered Mad Genius Gunpla and Cow Master

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    This is where I'd make a joke about being infamous in replacement parts problems..but to be fair, I haven't abused a parts replacement service since last week... I mean when I went to the intermediary source for Bandai parts because a friend had a forehead sensor stolen by a brat, and I just so happened to request him a replacement v-crest he didn't need but I wanted for the same model.
    ...not my fault Bandai changed the 00Q's crest between its original release and the Full Saber.
     
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    Bluefinbrands.com has the Bug Bite Flame Toys Furai model on sale for $30 bucks. Home page illustration shows $35, but it comes up as $30 on the product page and in cart.
     
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  7. Convoy

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    Cheers! Meg's forehead is now on its way ^_^
     
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    wetwithwaterwings Well-Known Member

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    What's the least expensive place to purchase the model kits?
     
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    It depends. Barnes & Noble will often have them eligible for discounts in online sales with a coupon offer. USA Gundam Store you can always use a 10% off coupon, either sent out in email notices OR using "reddit10now" which always seems to work.
    I can't recommend going to Hobby Lobby because they have discontinued their freebie 40% off coupons but they will sometimes put model kits on sale at that rate.
     
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    Opened the Kuro Kara Kuri Optimus Prime. The figure is wonderful, as usual, but the leg joints are looser than I'd like. I tried some dynamic poses and he is still more stable than Drift, but I have some concerns on how he will hold up in the future.
     
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    I hope they fixed this issue on the shattered glass one
     
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    A recently finished G1 Optimus Prime....

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    Thundercracker was A LOT of fun to put together. I find the aesthetic and scale works pretty well with Gundam Universe too. 20200724_174537.jpg 20210409_222743.jpg TCracker Gundam.jpg
     
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    Preordered Windblade yesterday. :)  Looking forward to getting her and experiencing my first time building a Furai kit.
     
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    RUN WHILE YOU CAN!!!!
     
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    So I’m new to furai/kuro kurai stuff so I’m just gonna ask you guys for help. So from what I can understand, flame toys sells the model kit, and they own kuro kurai, which sells the preassembled figures. So I’m interested in getting shattered glass drift from bbtsTransformers Furai 19 Drift (Shattered Glass) Model Kit. I’m looking to get the model kit one, do you guys know how it’s different from the kuro kurai preassembled one? Does it have the same lighting feature and accessories?
     
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    The model kit is just like any gunpla kit. No lighting. The Flame toys site will show you exactly what you get in terms of accessories which I think is the big sword. I wouldn’t expect a 50$ kit to come with the stuff a $300 figure comes with.
     
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    Thanks for the help! Did not realize the kuro Kara kuri was $300. I will take 3 accessories and a figure for $50 lol.
     
  20. Rookbartley

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    I think you'll be happy with the model kit. I love how dynamic the regular Drift model is and this is just a recolor. Definitely enjoy!
     
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