Haslab Unicron

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

  1. Ratchet2007

    Ratchet2007 Well-Known Member

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    No you paid the full retail amount, about £600, and then once enough people decided to buy it, it would be made.
     
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  2. Phamduc

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    ^ this
    and studio cell operate in much smaller scale , they duplicate the mold to make the whole figure. The planet mode is dinky. I vastly prefer haslab Planet mode , and robot mode while has kibble but the presence is insane
     
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  3. mx-01 archon

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    I can't get over Studio Cell's perfectly symmetrical robot mode details. That's what gave Unicron that "planetary" feel, is the randomly placed "craters" all over his surface. That, and they poorly interpreted Unicron's face. Unicron doesn't have a giant "handlebar moustache". What he has is something like a Phantom of the Opera mask, that creates the illusion of a pencil moustache with the ridge formed between the mouth area and the rest of the face.

    And HasTak's deeply detailed surface design really helps sell the illusion of scale. The Studio Cell version just lacks "presence".
     
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  4. Astrotrain52

    Astrotrain52 Former Green Kool-aider

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    I hope the box it ships in is a bit more discreet than "UNICRON"
     
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  5. metalwar2010

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    Oops. Look likes HasLab missed a test there for shipping. Until you drive a forklift through it, its not fully ready to be shipped just yet. Had one go through the SW ship so I speak from experience.

    Also, leaving Unicron pictured like a bullseye on the box, just gives the boys something to aim at by the way.
     
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  6. NTPrime

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    I don't know if this update was supposed to be available yet but it's something I suppose. The orange on the body looks about perfect in that new picture but the various plastics are still all different colors. That pic might have even been taken closer to update 3. Either that or they're still working on matching the colors.
     
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  7. protostar8

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    That box looks needlessly big.  Like they are trying to impress us with box size instead of figure quality.  :( 
     
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  8. Ezilla82

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    Well at least Hasbro is testing everything out to make sure Unicron here doesn't just explodes into a bunch of plastic shards. But damnit he's a big boy.
     
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  9. bumblebee1981

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    What sucks is i had to cancel my preorder and lose the down payment due to covid and oil gas industry slow down. I wouldn't have been able to afford him :( 
     
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    darn was hoping for a release date but this is nice
     
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  11. Mattymo

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    The back is not compressed all the way.
     
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  12. Foster

    Foster Haslab Unicron Backer #10 Veteran

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    Cool update. It's almost Q1 2021!
     
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  13. bman29

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    I’ve said it elsewhere, but they really need to make the packaging more discreet. Porch pirates are going to love this. I know a lot of companies are trying to cut down on the use of boxes but this needs another on the outside for shipping. Because this is going to get filthy and banged up in transport.
     
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  14. 3P Desperation

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    Too little too late. (Just my opinion)
     
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  15. realwhz

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    I regret I didn’t preorder it :( 
     
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  16. Mattymo

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    it will also come in a mailing box.

    here’s the sail barge

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  17. Oniconvoy

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    What are you basing that on? From the video of the woman standing on it, it seems like there’s a ton of reinforcing materials inside, which certainly take up space.
     
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  18. Single Elegant Machine

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    Wow, they actually fixed the colors. Now I regret not pulling the trigger on this even more.
     
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  19. lordmegatron64

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    Man that kibble is trash. 

    Thankfully we got Cell :) 
     
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  20. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    You know this Unicron figured had completely slipped my mind and for some reason i thought it had already shipped to those who ordered it.
     
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