GigaPower HQ-05 Gaudenter (MP Swoop)

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by unexpectedpanda, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. ckchan

    ckchan Well-Known Member

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    the only loose joint i have thus far is the dino toe but not a big deal
     
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    TRANZ4MR General Thud

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    ugh…

    Mine is STILL sitting in Customs… Since May 7th, 11am.

    Get a Move On, d@mmit!!! :banghead: 
     
  3. chuckcjc

    chuckcjc Wheeljack Engineer Corp.

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    That's completely normal. Almost every shipment I have from china spends six to ten day in Customs before it hits my local Post.
     
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    Oh, I know…

    But I got a bit spoiled with my last 2-3 orders. They were In & Out of Customs within 3-4 days!

    Unfortunately, I also know, its allowed to sit there for up to 30 days… I just hope it doesn't come to that.
    Someone's looking for that as a B-Day gift at the end of the month! :bday 
     
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    Nothing will ever beat how fast I got my GP Metallic Sludge from ShowZ last year. I fully paid for it on a Sunday then it arrived Friday (or Saturday) the following week. Totally caught me off guard and thought I was getting pranked lol :D 
    (Unfortunately not so much for Swoop.)
     
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    joopsta Masterpiece, Encore and 3P collector

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    Got my metallic blue bird today. What a beast! No paint chipping whatsoever. Now to decide if it can replace my FT Soar.

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    Bigger than Soar
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    And JUST like that... BOOM!

    Updated to ARRIVED in my city today!
    I should see him TOMORROW!!!

    JOY!
     
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    Thinking of getting metallic red since I had a red swoop growing up.
     
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    CooljazCustoms Autocon/Deceptibot

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    Anyone have a chrome one that been chipping causing enough frustration to wanna sell it :)  ??
     
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    The Toes are a bit loose but it not even a problem. My copy is perfect. 20190511_231112.jpg
     
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    artimus prime Articulation Junkie... I'm a poser TFW2005 Supporter

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    He's HERE!!! :scalper 

    Opening him during lunch at work!
    Deskbot, here we come!!!
     
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    CooljazCustoms Autocon/Deceptibot

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    I actually did see someone in the sales thread with one, but someone beat me to it :( 

    Maybe someone else will end up not liking and buying the metalic instead hahaha
     
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    Would u be able to post a few pics conparing the Metalic and Chrome versions? I havnt seen any side by side and just curious how different the main colors are besides the obvious chrome lol... thank you!
     
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    A3445BCD-FE70-4452-926A-707D2862AB32.jpeg Ok seriously...

    This bit is... what I’ve come to expect from Giga... Absofuckinglutely gorgeous!!!
    Sturdy, well built, paint is beautiful.
    Can’t wait to get him on my shelf with his brothers!!!
     
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    Keep your "Pew-Pew" gun sounds down @ your cubicle.!! :D  Haha Congrats and can't wait to get mine this week.
     
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    You really are from the Nati LOL
     
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    Blue Metallic left, red chrome right

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    the red paint on the metallic version looks more glossy than the chrome version
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    the gray on the thigh is darker on the metallic version
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    the wire details are all painted on flat gray, which stick out on the chrome version
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    some parts on the wing is also flat gray, which again looks more obvious on the chrome version
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    the red is deeper and more glossy on the chrome version
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    the gray on the face is darker on the metallic version
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    here, the red is deeper and more glossy for the metallic version
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    clear transparent beak vs smoked transparent beak
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  20. ckchan

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    on the heel, the metallic version sits flush in line with the feet. but the chrome version, the heel can be over rotated. This is due to the back of the feet which the metallic version have a thicker piece to keep the heel in place

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