Haslab Unicron

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

  1. samisham

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    The virgin no size class vs the chad size class with two figures in it.
     
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    Finally transformed my Unicron from planet to robot. Thankfully no quality control issues. Took about two hours only because I was scared I was going to break something. Hardest parts were getting the rings into the wing shape and the shoulders. It was a scary, sometimes frustrating but ultimately rewarding experience.
     
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    Haha, took a couple glasses of whiskey and the help of a buddy I finally transformed my too
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    You look kind of young to be having a couple glasses of whiskey.
     
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    I think Unicron can now too in some continuities.
     
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    I'm happy for those that have this guy especially as his price has shot up but meh....

    I'm not sure I'd take this guy for free. He doesn't appear to do enough for my liking. I'm also disappointed to hear that galvatron ship doesn't attach to the mini stand. That should've been something that hasbro made sure worked.

    I'm happy with my dark energn unicron. He has great presence for a figure that's a good few years old.
     
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    He's pretty great, but you're mostly buying him as an imposing display piece and the accuracy and whatnot. It's about the appearance and size. If those do nothing for you he's probably not worth the space he takes up.

    That being said I adore him.
     
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    No I get it. He does look imposing and I'm sure in person he's great but for the price I couldn't justify it.
     
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    Absolutely,. If that's not enough to justify the choice for you then you 100% made the right call. You would probably hate it.
     
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    I'd feel guilty man.
     
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  11. Scott_XIII

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    There's nothing wrong with the Armada figure, even for an oldie he's still got presence.
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    For a time I'd decided that this was going to be my forever unicron, I let the Haslab project pass me by and was quite content.
    ... Then I stated seeing more and more in hand pics.
    Once you've handled one you know you did right.
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    No regrets - he's one mean mother trucker, even if he's a bit too big for his spot on the Titan shelf.
     
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  12. Nemesisprime1975

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    Looks great man. I'm glad he got made because it means projects like these will get done in future. It's a win for fans. That's how I saw it.

    I got my energon unicron about a year ago. I love him. Love his light up features and chest missile.
     
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    You're absolutely right about the price though, I was lucky enough to get offered one at cost after release but even then I thought how can any figure be worth that!
    I still think he's overpriced but also glad I thought screw it why not. I would have been content to stick with the Armada one if it did pass me by - he's still a great figure and I have both in the display.
     
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    Haslab one should have come with the light up eyes feature off the bat too.
    I have no regret but it is a rediculous amount of money for a single figure and now it's happened Hasbro will keep pushing to see how deep a collector's pocket is.
     
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    I think they will and price a lot of fans out of getting these figures. It's the only real downside to it.

    Its interesting that they had to extend the deadline to get it over the line but the star wars razorcrest blitzed its target with ease. I always saw unicron as John wardens baby and it would have been beyond embarrassing if it had failed.
     
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    I was pretty much priced out, part of the reason I disbanded collecting Masterpiece figures too.
    In the end a friend dangled a carrot at me after the fact, then my OCD got the better of me, I collect Generations (CHUG) figures, my Unicron was an Amarda figure, would my collection be incomplete without Generations Unicron? Common sense went out the window and here I am.
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    Amazing collection sir. Pure class. And yeah unicron has your wallet lol

    I'll be backing the haslab projects for both tfs and sw. Just to be part of it I'm sure is exciting. As a sw fan my biggest recent pick pic was vintage collection millennium falcon. Im glad I didn't back the razorcrest expecially after they destroyed it in season 2 lol
     
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    hey sick display and im glad you were dragged back in.

    i just had a quick question. what and where did you find those clear acrylic shelves from? those look great.
     
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    Polycarbonate roof sheet (multiwall), cheaper than timber lightweight but very strong.
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    ... Great light piping properties too :) 
     
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    Man, this is the funniest shit I’ve seen yet!!!! Not sure what’s funnier, the ridiculous price of the listing, or the fact that 42 people are watching it!!!

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