Haslab Unicron

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

  1. TFC201482

    TFC201482 Well-Known Member

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    Officially 12 hours left for those undecided or just haven't gotten your orders in yet! Get er done! Haha!
     
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  2. NTPrime

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    Production time > Time until the end of 2020
     
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  3. evilash3373

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    They changed how the backer count displays. Well that's no fair.
     
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  4. El Duque

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    Perhaps they switched over to the "8000+" rather than the actual number to discourage people from bogging down the page with just to see where it's at. They're in the final hours and I'm sure traffic is high, probably want to do everything they can to prevent crashes.
     
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  5. Barachiel

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    I did it. Oh God, I did it.

    I've been so good about not using credit except for actual important purchases (such as needing to buy a new PC).

    I don't need a giant Unicron. I don't.

    It's just been my dream since 1988 to have one, and the Armada mold just never scratched that itch.

    Breathe. BREATHE. I can pay it off long before it actually ships. I can. Breathe.
     
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  6. grindcore138

    grindcore138 Strong children! Childlike fish! Seaconsuuu!!!

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    Man, I wish I could've backed Unicron myself (I mean I could but it would mean dipping into my meagre savings) but I'm genuinely stoked to see this project succeed and can't wait to see how this absolute beast looks with other people's collections. And hey, maybe I'll at least get to see one in the flesh at TFNation in the future, or get lucky and win the lottery between now and 2021 so I can scoop one up on the secondary market, haha.
     
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  7. Radish Sam

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    Yeah 8000+ is lame some people want to get a specific number and now they can't tell. Also it would be fun to watch the numbers fluctuate.
     
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  8. evilash3373

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    Probably just a pull to make sure you were "good for it."
     
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  9. Barachiel

    Barachiel Throttlebot

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    The tipping point for me was the lifelong desire meaning I'd regret it for the rest of my days if I didn't, combined with the fact that this is probably going to be one helluva collector's item. So if Buyer's Remorse doesn't prove unbearable, I know I can make a profit off it ten-twenty years down the line.
     
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  10. El Duque

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    Well I guess it's time to start working on that custom 86 movie stand alone shelf. I currently the have the Unicron head by Studio Oz, so it will continue to serve has my version of the character until this arrive in 2021. Planning on a three shelf unit: one shelf for Junkions and Quintessons, one shelf for the Hot Rod and Crew, one for Galvatron and crew, with Unicron on the top.
     
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  11. octobotimus

    octobotimus Plastic Criminal

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    could technically make a profit on it on release if the aftermarket prices of the sail barge are anything to go by.
     
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  12. evilash3373

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    Someone must have broken the code so they said fuck it and just put in 8000+ because they would have to call "a guy" in to fix it or whatever.
     
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  13. rapid_fire

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    Kinda weird they are messing with the counter..

    Will they let us know an exact number at the end?

    8000+, what's to stop them from making 20,000 units? and selling more down the road, I thought this would be a limited thing.
     
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  14. geekatron prime

    geekatron prime Keep on truckin'!

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    I'm happy that we definitely know he's getting made. There could have been 2,000+ trolls that put in orders only to cancel at the last minute to make sure we didn't get our Unicron. Though that would have taken some effort on their part. :D 

    The only down side now, is we only have less than two years to figure out where to display him. Wish we had more time. ;) 
     
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    Aaaahhhh.... fuck it, why not?
    Screenshot_20191006-170817_Chrome.jpg

    If I get it and don't like it, I'll sell it and get my money back. If I like it, I'll keep it. If I love it, I'll be happy I didn't miss out. It's a win-win.

    I have to say that a couple of photos from @Qabiri have helped convince me that I won't hate it, so who knows, I might actually be okay with it.

    I know, I know...
     
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    I honestly considered buying two for a moment, but I squashed it.
     
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  17. evilash3373

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    Because they have to make the molds and do all that production crap to actually design the figure. What they are displaying is some sort of high quality 3d printed thing. They also have to schedule manufacturing time for it. Makes sense for them to schedule its manufacture makes sense to do it after they do all the christmas shit for next year. It would be nice if it came out earlier but I guess doing production crap around the world takes a long time.
     
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  18. Trunkkey

    Trunkkey This Trukk turns into a Munky. Yesss...

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    How hastak feels all the time. :rolleyes: :rolleyes: 
    This quote will live forever in my memories. Thank you.
     
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  19. Thundershot

    Thundershot The guy with 28 Sweeps

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    Maybe they did the 8000+ because they want to make us know it’s funded, regardless of the actual numbers. They’ve posted it all over social media, so it’d look pretty shitty if it went back...
     
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    Congrats to everyone backing it!!!

    This has been a dream figure of mine for a long long time but of course Hasbro would launch it at the worst possible time. Just bought a house in Aug and have 3 kids going back to school. If I could have put some on each credit card, it might have worked. Even tried seeing if I could get a higher limit on one card, didn’t work. They’ll be no way I’ll pay what the aftermarket prices on this will be. It sounds bad but really hoping once it does come out, Chinese companies make a really nice KO of it.
     
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