Haslab Unicron

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

  1. pokemonsdoom

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    my statement about me being happy Digimon's Keramon and Summer War's Love Machine being fictional so our number doesnt' disappear leaving us at square 1, still stands
     
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    Now we can slowly begin discussing how and where to display him...
     
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    Shockwave81 Protecting Cybertron from all hostile threats Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    My collection needs to be sorted something awful. It’s all over the place hahah.

    I have a feeling I’ll be displaying the big boy on the floor near my main shelves, but will need to see what feels right.

    My other dilemma is bot mode or planet mode...
     
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    There is one point that is confusing me, though. Individuals backing this will be paying $575 on Monday morning. But the 3rd party vendors are offering payment plans so backers don't have to pay the full $575 immediately.

    But... isn't Hasbro getting the full $575 immediately the whole point? My understanding is, they need $4.6M up front to produce this. Presumably a nice portion of that total is profit (unnecessary to pay for production), but how many 3rd party orders can they accept before they don't have the minimum amount of money they need?

    Surely the vendors aren't going to pay the difference out of their own pockets. That's an immense amount of money for them to lay out for eighteen months.

    I mean, theoretically speaking, if 3rd party vendors accounted for half of the total orders, Hasbro would have to make up the difference out of their own account... which defeats the purpose of a crowdfunding... so what am I missing?
     
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    But seriously Bottom shelf replacing the current Unicron walking out of the shelving or if i can, Pose him lurching forward ready to grab Hot Rod as he opens the matrix
     
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    If I thought there was any way my wife would allow it, I’d be doing both. As it is I’ll just get used to transforming him.
     
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    I hear ya, I’ve used up all my brownie points on this purchase. :lol 
     
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    its not that they literally need the money, what they need is gaurenteed sales.
     
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    The vendors already have established lines of credit with Hasbro, they don't need to pay up front and be in debt themselves or deprive Hasbro of a bunch of money until a year and a half later.
     
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    And that's also why the third party vendors have non-refundable deposits attached. You're either promising to give them the money at a later date, or you cancel, and the vendors now have $100-150 of free money, because they'll have no trouble selling a couple of spare Unicrons down the road.
     
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    I saw him earlier today at NYCC for the first time. We all know the dimensions but to see it in person...yeah it's going to dominate all TF collections in terms of presence, as it should.

    My biggest display case has shelves over 25 inches deep and 27 inches tall...and unicron won't fit. There's a shelf load max of 30lbs and with the stand and other figures ... risky!
     
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    20191005_025051.jpg My own little pic from NYCC. Why not
     
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    Meh I still like it, could've been like Beast Wars Neo Unicron where nothing folds or packs away and he looks like he's wearing high power but oversized fantasy armor hahaha.
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    Giant half shell turtle backpack that looks really unsightly.
     
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    now to make it fit unicron but how
     
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    What are the chances that we get a Cybertron Primus after this some time in the future? I wouldn't mind paying 500 for an opposing Primus figure
     
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    BW Neo's feet look like clown shoes compared to all the other Unicron figures.
     
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    They remind me of Geta (Japanese wooden sandals) it's part of planet mode but it's just so weird.