Haslab Unicron

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

  1. Happysmp

    Happysmp Well-Known Member

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    I'm eager to see if Hasbro will reach out to that guy or if he finds a return shipping label in that box. Either way, great luck for the guy to get a new figure in its entirety. When I spoke with Hasbro global they said their stock shows zero units for replacement figures but they still have some parts. All parts were identified by number only and they weren't able to provide descriptions. That said, I would imagine if it came in one of the multiple bags (A, B, ...) then you might be in luck if you find you have a bad part and can document it.
     
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  2. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    Finally decided to transform mine back to planet mode today … surprisingly wasn’t as bad as I was fearing… I’m used to shell formers needing precision with how the legs, etc fold up and I just knew it would suck but it went smoothly!

    That said, he’ll probably live this way for a while :lol 

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  3. angwk

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    The Haslab Unicron is using some unusually solid plastic for the built that we don't usually see in many other fragile transformers toys. You can put ton of forces to it without worries. In fact, without sufficient force, you will not be able to move it or even transform it properly.
     
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  4. Turbine027

    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    as mentioned by others, the only part that seems a bit iffy are the shoulder joints, and I prefer to rotate them while still attached
     
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    To be honest I'm really shocked that ToyHax even bothered with Unicron since the overall number of units is so low to begin with and most people seem to be happy the way it is. It gives me hope that just maybe a third party will bother to make a decent veneer part to clip over the top. Yes, I'm aware of the option currently available but I'm not a fan of the 3D printed version. It has too many flaws in the surface because of the printing process and I'm super picky. I would only use a molded part. I actually considered having a local machine shop cut one for me out of solid plastic but that would be pretty expensive and not worth it.

    Anyway, it's good that people have options but I really don't like stickers and in my opinion ToyHax ruined these with all that extra detail. Simple, flat coloured stickers would have been more appealing to me. Maybe with some minimal, subtle detail lines that mimic the existing maw parts. I do like what they did with the silver chomper parts, except for those odd black lines they added. That alone is tempting me to buy the set.
     
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  7. Happysmp

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    Just ordered a set!
    But agree... I would have preferred a 3D printed option and I can wait to see if that will ever happen.
     
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    GX9901DoubleX Just a passing through rider...

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    The blue maw never bothered me, but I am a fan of accuracy too, so I ordered a set of those Toy Hax stickers to see how it looks. Seems to look pretty decent in their pictures so hopefully I'll like it once I have it.
     
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    I do like the way that completed Maw looks, but that's 148ish stickers? It does look really nice, but I wouldn't even want to look at it by the time I was done lol
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    I’m mostly in this for silver chompers. Will also apply the orange triangles to cover the blue trianges (if it looks good). Haven’t rewatched yet but based on these images I found online, I think the black lining on the chompers is more or less accurate

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    I’ve never bought stickers before and the blue maw didn’t bother me too much, but this looked good. The extra cost is worth it for the centerpiece of my collection
     
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    You are correct, that's where that came from! And thank you for letting us know about those sets! It is appreciated!
     
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    There is a 3D printed maw cover available. You can buy it from an online store in Australia that is already painted (I can't remember the name, sorry! It's in this thread somewhere.) or if you have your own 3D printer you can get the file from @Trunkkey. He has a thread somewhere on this forum where he provides 3D files for upgrades you can print. He designed the maw cover as well as some other cool stuff.
     
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    I wonder if this is just their first set. I wonder what else they can sticker up. I'm also very glad they're not charging $100 or whatever for one massive set.
     
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    I've had no further contact from Hasbro and there was no additional label in the box. I'm gonna assume at this point that I was the beneficiary of a random act of kindness from a Hasbro Senior Customer Service Exec and consider myself very lucky. Needless to say, I'm not gonna be reaching out to them and reminding them I still exist however

    Unicron will stay boxed for another month or two till I'm sure Hasbro don't want anything else. At that point, I'll probably transform into planet mode and hang from the ceiling in my garage.
     
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  18. Happysmp

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    Thanks!
    I saw that one and was going to order from him until he said there was something wrong with his design. I saw the aussie one too but it's $25 shipping to Canada.

    I finally found a printer that was reasonable in price and will probably order from them in addition to the stickers from toyhax. One advantage of the stickers is I don't have to paint it.
     
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    4249david Autobot's chief customs agent, apparently...

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    I've got Trunkkey's one and it's great. The issue was printing material, but whatever mine's printed in works fine. The only issue is the lines as @Paco Grande mentioned. I've addressed mine mostly though.
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    Is it perfect? No. But I'm happy nonetheless.

    At least it's not blue...:lol 
     
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    Looks great
    Thanks for the clarification
     
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