KO POTP predaking

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by bacems, Dec 24, 2018.

  1. GeoffDes

    GeoffDes Well-Known Member

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    Just ordered mine from the usual AliExpress seller.

    Geeking out at the thought of finally getting the big guy finished, to the point where I'm not even mad that BBTS had the original on deep discount this past week (as my original plan was to marry Divebomb's new wings to an eBay purchased original, which was borked when that seller turned out to be a fraud).

    Hope they move onto another similar project next. Computron would be my personal pick, I think those moulds could survive an upsizing quite nicely.
     
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    @GeoffDes

    That'd be cool, there would be only one question - Hasbro version or Takara version :D .

    I wouldn't mind OS KO of PotP Abominus too :) .
     
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  3. Scourgatron

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    Why would they mess with Computron when, they have their own version coming out?
     
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  4. Hanzkaz

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    I've been waiting for it to turn up on Show Z. Also preordered.

    Wei Jiang are doing their own 'original' version of Computron. I'm more interested in that than an OS of the original (besides I've got the original UW version, which I'm quite happy with).

    What I'd really like Wei Jiang to tackle is Volcanicus. If they could give us an improved Titan class version, I'd get it. In fact, I'd probably get two of each of the individual figures.

    Hasbro seems to be the favourite for KOs.

    I'd like that, too (I can't really accept that a 'regular animal' combiner is bigger than a dinosaur or monster combiner). But is there any chance of getting OS versions of the Takara Selects Seacons, of whom Turtler/Snaptrap may possibly be the first?


    In any case, now that Steel Claw is preordered, I'll be waiting for the sword.
     
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  5. Fenrys

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    may possibly? turtler/snaptrap IS the first, he's already been confirmed as a future selects release from takara, even if they dont do any of the others, that still makes him the first
     
  6. GeoffDes

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    Mix and match, honestly. There's parts of Hasbro's that I like (the dedicated hands and feet) but I generally liked the Takara take a bit more.

    And I know WJ theoretically has their own coming out, but... I dunno, I like the geewunness of the Takara version a bit more. I'm weak.
     
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    By 'possibly the first' Seacon, I'm suggesting he's probably not going to be the only one. Logic would suggest the others will also be released, but Hastak have sometimes done things differently from what we expected.
     
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  8. jame5y

    jame5y Till All Are One..In the UK Thread

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    Looked earlier wasn’t listed on showz, looked later - listed as preorder and sold out. FFS.
     
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    I ordered from TFDirect last night because it wasn’t yet listed at ShowZ, and I thought I’d try a new retailer this time.lol

    TFD’s website doesn’t like cellphones though......damn I had to keep trying.
     
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    Truth. I hate their site. Touchy search bar.

    Waiting on RC to hit Ali.
     
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    agree to agree. i would love to see how weijiang redo volcanicus in a steady firm figure.
     
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    Ordered mine from Aliexpress. I haven't been impressed with any of the previous bots. I'm hoping the whole is more impressive than the parts.
     
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    I see ali brothers has the whole set on for 75usd
     
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    Neither do I. Didn't stop me.

    Bit disappointed about the sword but I like the Shockwave's lab one better.
     
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  16. Hanzkaz

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    It seems to be available to order, now.

    I don't like the individual robot or beast modes of the WJ/POTP Predacons, either. But as a combiner, it's pretty solid (imo). I am eyeing the Feral Rex 'variants' for the individual modes, though.
     
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    Ordered mine from Taobao. Supposedly getting their stock on the 15th. Bring on Predaking!
     
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  19. GeoffDes

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    I don't have Feral Rex to compare him, but I've got him (well, the legs and backpack) assembled downstairs next to a couple of OS combiners and it looks like he'll fit in nicely.

    It's not super-high-end, but I'd say it's slightly better than the Hasbro version when the pluses (improved wings and space-fillers) and minuses (worse plastic in spots) are combined.

    And I think the total was under $110 CDN, shipped. Even BBTS' sale on Predaking last week couldn't beat that.
     
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  20. Omega495

    Omega495 Mostly Harmless, aspiring Mistake Not

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    Just ordered not-Razorclaw, should get him in about two weeks.
    not-Tantrum is already at my post office, will probably get him in 2-3 days.