Haslab Unicron

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

  1. Moos Crew

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    Like are you saying orange underneath the blue? Like painted blue you plan to remove color from?
     
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    I'd also point out that people are wary of crowdfunds, myself included. I usually like to see a final product before I commit upwards of $600. So, I think it could've sold even better if they'd just issued it as a normal (perhaps HasLab exclusive), very expensive release. Do a short run, see how it sells to gauge demand. Use non-refundable deposit pre-orders to gauge how many to make. That way they could've reissued it if demand was there. I guess they could still reissue it if they wanted to, there's nothing stopping them.
     
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    Hah! I went with Zeta a while ago but this sticker will look so cool on the back window of my Durango
     
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    Honestly it looks like some cool shading that way....was that the intent when HasTak did it?
     
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    Can’t say for sure whether they broke even, made money, or lost it. What I can say for certain is they made far less than they planned at the very least for 3 primary reasons.

    #1. Shipping rates with the steam ship lines are currently more than double what they were when Haslab first costed this project. They can only fit about 230 of these in a 40’ container. Which means they should have paid around $15-$17 per unit to get this across the water. But it ended up costing near $40. The inflated rates coming because of the shorted of space on the boats and backlogs at the ports.

    #2. Assuming Hasbro doesn’t buy and store resin, the resin prices were far higher in late 2020 when this was made then they were when these were first costed. This is due primarily to heightened demand.

    #3. Costs in manufacturing went up drastically due to COVID. This last point is the only one that possibly might not have been a factor depending on the ability to negotiate keeping the same quoted costs vs. how much room the factory itself had to absorb their cost increases.
     
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    You’ve got nothing better to do than complain about us complaining,....rich.
     
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    Haslab Maw.jpg
     
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    Despite not growing up with G1, This somehow looks wrong.....

    (also it’s an edit guys)
     
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    Unicron was eatin' some blueberries.
     
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    it's called a joke. poking fun at the maw. live a little. :lol 
     
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    It’s fake, he’s trolling.
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    Completely unoriginal comeback. Next time try this “ I’m rubber; you’re glue. What you say bounces off of me and sticks to you.” Nobody will be able to beat that one :rolleyes: 
     
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    I remember the blue one though, it's the Mandela effect! /s
     
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    ok rewatched every unicron scene, nice edit. of the first few seconds of him reaching lithone 1 minute 30 seconds into to the film counting opening credits

    yeah found that out by rewatching scenes on youtube. nice edit
     
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    :lol 
     
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    next you guys are gonna tell me Mario cant spin on the wires he's hanging in Mario Sunshine making a star shape during a boost from the turbo noozle as an easter egg,
     
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    I still want to see my Unicron art become a toy someday.

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