GigaPower HQ-04 Graviter (MP Sludge)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by GiGaPower, Aug 27, 2015.

  1. Casetronic

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    I picked up the Chrome Graviter a few weeks back from Chosen Prime, the wrists are a bit loose. Not sure if anyone else is having issues with them, but I reached out to Gigapower and they responded with specific instructions to correct this problem. Thought someone would find it helpful.

    What they wrote:

    "You can remove one screw from the palm (pic1). Split the hand halves, preferably keep it oriented palms up which should make it easier to keep the fingers in place (pic2). Then you can add a layer around the mushroom around which the wrist rotates (pic3).

    You can use a floor polish finish, nail polish or even superglue. Basically anything that would create additional layer on the parts of the joint that rub against each other, so there is bigger friction, so the joint is stronger. Even a piece of duck tape might do the trick.

    In case of superglue beware of actually gluing it together, its best if you can disassemble, apply superglue, let it dry well (like days as it could stick together too much even long after it seems dry) and only then reassemble. Superglue might end up with a stronger effect, but it has this danger. It is better to start small, apply it just a little bit and test it. You can make another layer later if need be. It is better than over-tightning the joint which might be dangerous."

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    Yea the wrists on mine were just terrible. I will try this. I used future on the fingers and the result was a disaster. Both thumbs broke from perhaps too much being applied. Luckily I finally got my replacement thumbs.
     
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    Just wanted to say this. I saw a great local deal for a bundle of Graviter, MPM7 Bumblebee, and an R/C BB-8. I was excited to get it, but when I met the seller, he mentioned to me that, these toys were too sophisticated for his 5 year old, who was the main one playing with these. :eek: 

    Well, I took a leap of faith, and sorted out the figure as much as I could. Aside from some scuffs on the back of the dino head, Graviter held up extremely well, and I left happy. :D  I think this is a real testament to the build quality of these figures.
     
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    That was during the sellers promotion. Now the price has gone up a few bucks. I just heard back from the seller and they said the actual shipping weight for HQ-04R Graviter is 3kg.
    So that means you're looking at a grand total of $133.79 USD EMS shipped to the USA.
    That's just one seller. Another seller may have it for slightly less. Who knows for sure.

    View using Google Chrome browser on your desktop or laptop. Make sure you adjust the browser settings to automatically translate foreign text to English.

    Gigapower GP HQ04R 淤泥 电镀版 恐龙 再版-淘宝网
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    I have never bought anything form tabao. Is it safe for users just like here in the US? Any advice Chrome on how this is done? It looks like a god money saver for a US buyer. Can PayPal be used? Thanks man.
     
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    The pegs probably broke off the wings that fold down to become the chest. They peg in right behind the neck. I have already contacted GP about this as I have one peg that broke when I was clipping it behind the neck. It doesn't really affect the transformation but to me I know I have a broken piece. It's also super easy to replace whenever they get around to shipping it to me. I asked since August 2018 but they recently said the part is not ready to ship yet....
     
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    I’m looking for the red eyes calm face for my chrome version. Anybody have any way to buy this or trade one of my other faces for it?
     
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    Good luck with them. I got notice that they had finally shipped a part to me and it never came and this was after I asked for it for several months. Not a bad company, but they need to restructure their service department. My two cents.
     
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    If you have a blue eyes, calm face, I'll trade for my red eyes, calm face.
     
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    Agreed.

    Giveth on one hand (great looking, almost CHUG like dinos), taketh with the other (appalling after-care).
     
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    Hey everyone :)  Do you know if Gigapower will restock their Graviter anytime soon? Or is current reissue wave already sold out?
     
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    I'm curious as well.
     
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  15. Mercat

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    i dont think there has been a reissue for this yet..the only reissue atm is chrome guttur..
     
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    Do you maybe know than if Gigapower will restock Graviter any time soon?
     
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    I asked GP before about grassor coz thats what i dont have, but they didnt gave a concrete answer..they are still busy with gaudenter, so hopefully after that we can have any news..
     
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    They are just sooo slow and so I would not hold my breath on other releases other than Graviter. If anyone on this forum is waiting for parts for something that broke on your graviter I wish you goo luck. I asked for a simple hand part and after sending the message last summer they finally got back with me in January saying that they had two sets on the way and guess what. Nothing has ever made it. I even asked them what was going on politely and they said they were still in transit. I find that very hard to believe that since last month it is still on the way. I am lucky I bought my Graviter from Baba. Within a month he had the part I needed and so yes I kicked myself for not asking him in the first place. I think the vendors have better access too part requests versus GP who apparently is so small that the factory will not offer them much assistance when it comes to spare parts. Just my two cents on this matter.
     
  19. spacelion77

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    I posted this in the Grassor thread the other day, but this is my conversation with Gigapower....

    My suggestion was maybe for us to start contacting retailers to see if they can push Giga towards a reissue of Grassor to show the interest is there.
     

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    I got a couple of replies from Baba and Toy Dojo regarding that same question...

    Me: My second question is on the Gigapower Gigasaurs. I was looking to purchase the entire set but I read somewhere that they are no longer going to manufacture the Metallic versions and do only the Chrome. My heart was set on the Metallic.

    Toy Dojo: I haven’t heard that rumor from gigapower. I’ll check with them but they’re really bad with communication.

    New message from: bababobo00712 (17,858[​IMG])

    Hello, my friend

    GPHQ02 and GPHQ04 have been out of production for a long time.


    This sucks...