Haslab Unicron

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

  1. octobotimus

    octobotimus Decepticon Intelligence

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    Faceless Unicron is terrifying, and I love it. (also interesting how at SDCC warden said the head wasn't removable. Looks like they figured out a way to change that in a short amount of time.)
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    The ring comes off. The planet mode without the ring is 16.8"
     
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  2. Hicks_Royel

    Hicks_Royel Nifty

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    Oh boy. You have some creative analogies. You're right, when I think manufacturing costs, I don't even consider the number of pieces of flair an employee wears.

    Well, that's not true... "flair" is considered "mutilation risks" here.

    Anyway, Hasbro set the target at 8000 units and $575 a piece. Neither of those numbers were decided by a roll of the dice or a headless chicken landing in a square. Some one or some team at Hasbro did plenty of math to decide that they were good with those two numbers and the resulting sum of money from them.

    8000+ units sold = success
     
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    She's a keeper!
     
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  4. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    The separating head was an expected feature, yet this somehow still surprises me in all good ways! So creepy!
     
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  5. General Tekno

    General Tekno Self-Styled #1 Lugnut Fan

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    The 30" includes the rings, I think. So you might be able to compact the way those are packed a little.
     
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    Who would you sell it to? Looking like it's going to be tight getting 8K backers at 575$. Despite what anyone here says, it's likely that your assumption is correct, competition over the next year and a half will drive down the value. If you really want it certainly back it, but if you're already contemplating selling it before it's even funded? I think you know the answer.
     
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    Yeah, I was just looking into it and I think you're right (edited my post just moments ago). Looking at the video, that sure doesn't look like 30". I did think they had said it was 30" without the rings, though, but I must have misread that.
     
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  8. analogue

    analogue Opinions are not facts. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I heard that from a lot of guys at the Vince DiCola SDCC after-show. She has a larger collection than I do, so it was always more likely she would be a backer then me.
     
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  9. Primus1998

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    it's good to see hasbro ahead of engineering hmm?
     
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  10. crazics

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    If this official trailer had more cow bell, it would have surpassed the 8k backers instantly.
     
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    Okay.
    Who let Arc Kivat into the Hasbro photo studio?
     
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  12. AOEGalvatronRox

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    here 'ya go...

    399mm = 15.71" - planet diameter w/o rings
    750.7mm = 29.56" - planet diameter w/ rings
    845.6mm = 33.29" - total height of planet + rings, on stand

    Unicron - planet dimensions.jpg
     
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  14. Maximus Danz

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    Damn! thats cool.
     
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    If these are the only ‘extras’ I’m going to be slightly pissed.
     
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    Tough to say on re-sale. This is world wide release and some US sellers, for whatever reason, have it up for pre-order. I think if you unload it when you actually get it in your hands, you'll be safe. After that, its a gamble.

    Depends but in my experience, KO's have ruined a lot of the officials prices, not 3P. To be fair, 3P has avoided crossing the official guys but right now, I'm very curious to see how OP 4.0 does with the two 3P versions already out and selling well. Unicron would've been the first time a 3P tried to directly compete and would've gave us an idea who truly is the giant when it comes to who the collectors flock to first.

    There is an opportunity to re-sell it but it isn't going to be $1K or some crazy amount. He may just break even in the end. Until we know if Zeta is for real with theirs or if any other 3P company jumps in, speaking for myself, would be hard to put a value on this, outside of what US retailers have it up for pre-order at $775.
     
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    hopefully we get a stand adapter for the the head
     
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    Lol if the sphere was 30" diameter he'd be able to stand up inside his shell! I shudder to think what the shell kibble stacks would look like if that were the case!! :eek: :eek: :) 
     
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  19. T-Hybrid

    T-Hybrid "See see Seacons!"

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    Detachable face plate you say?

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    GIVVVEEE MEE YOUR FACEEE!!!
     
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