Haslab Unicron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by bearytrek, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. Radish Sam

    Radish Sam Well-Known Member

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    I find depending on the source you download from, or the device you watch from, or which scene, and various other factors drastically change Unicron's color. So Haslab is technically "screen accurate". But you also wouldn't be wrong if you wanted a different color scheme that's within that very broad range. Personally I would like a darker orange but both my interpretation and haslab's are technically correct.
     
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  2. Deltron Magnus

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    My resolve was getting close to breaking last night. I've had a list of reasons why it's not a good decision for me for quite some time now, but after he hit 8,000 last night and I was looking at that timer going down and down I found myself pondering it. He really does look amazing, and it's big thing in Transformers history, literally and figuratively. I was seriously thinking about pulling the trigger.

    And then I went to put the heat for the first time this season. Or rather, I tried to put the heat on. The noise that came out of the furnace was pretty horrifying. So no huge purchases for me for the time being. Just wasn't meant to be, I guess.

    Still, I'm really happy seeing that this is going to happen and that a lot of people are going to have the opportunity to enjoy Unicron.
     
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  3. PrimalFury

    PrimalFury The Chosen One

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    A rumored surprise? Like that they secretly began production weeks ago and that Unicron will be ready far ahead of schedule?
     
  4. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Nifty

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    I believe some of that was sarcasm. The rest is answered on the crowdfund page.
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    The FAQs is blue because it is a link to their Frequently Asked Questions.
     
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    This post combined with your avatar is comedy gold.
     
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  6. Xaxis

    Xaxis Multi-dimensional Traveler

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    Oh man, more comedy gold! Keep ‘em coming, dude, you’re on a roll! :) 
     
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  7. Redog75

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    The volume of space this will take up is...shocking. Talking total volume and not density. Height and width is isn’t too much larger than the 6” Black Star Wars Tie Fighter I have. But the depth...gasp! At least 2 feet deep. Probably more like 30 inches allowing for clearance. I’m pretty excited and also a bit bewildered (in a fun and awesome way). I was not fortunate enough to see this live. The pictures are good, but really hard to judge proper scale. This is a monster!
     
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  8. samisham

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    Hasbro's "No more orders even thought it won't be out for two years" rule is real dumb and they should rethink it.
     
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  9. pokemonsdoom

    pokemonsdoom Not very good at being catty.

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    They kind of should
     
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  10. Redog75

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    This method is a limited production prepayment scenario. I do appreciate that this Unicron is a one-off and only a certain number will be made. It is unfortunate for those who couldn’t afford it in the 2-month-ish window. I think a payment plan option would be the best route for future projects.
     
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    No, they shouldn't. It's hard to schedule around production demands if they continue to move the quantity up. Everyone had an extra month as it is to commit to the project. It's done. No need to further complicate things.

    They didn't even even need to do that with the numerous secondary market options available.
     
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  12. Redog75

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    My order came in at $695.58 with shipping and taxes. That is $925 CAD. /gulp
     
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    Don't get me wrong they do need to have a cut off point, but two months is utterly absurd. The only reason I'm able to get one is that my etailer is very nice about this stuff. They have a payment plan over the entire time until it comes out.
     
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    I’ve been thinking this ever since I backed it. I’m in the middle of constructing a display case for my Barge right now. Can’t help but think about one for future Unicron too.
     
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  15. oku

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    Here we go again:


    One month ago: "How dare they extend the deadline"





    "How stupid they don't extend now??"
     
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  16. Radish Sam

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    Yeah 2 years of potential additional income, potential stretch goals, etc... more collectors could get it and Hasbro would make more money. Everyone would win.
     
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    Hey, what happened to our counter? It just says 8000+
     
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    Thats the AB advantage ;) 
     
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    It's been that way since about 11 this morning.
     
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    Still debating buying a second one to resell at some point, but I’m trying to buy a house so priorities... I guess...

    How final do you think the design is? What are the chances they’ll do something about some of that kibble? They have a year after all.
     
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