Mech Fans Toys ASTROTRAIN / MS26-IRON SKY

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by NOCV, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. TIKnTIN

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    even if you don't expect to order anything soon, they will hold it for you. took me over a month to get my next order in, but only because shipping to Canada had been suspended in May and only resumed 1st of June. :rolleyes: 
     
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    Yeah thanks for the info and the precision. Honestly if one would ordered it loose no box, then nit picked and complained with the seller about it, I'll have trouble to understand that. I ordered mine with box especially for that reason.
    Very nice fig. Lots of presence. A little limited in the articulation section
     
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    Feels like you’ve just written the template review for FT Thomas.
     
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    just a heads up for those who dont know. you dont have reorder from HZJ to get replacement parts. he will just toss them in the mail for free or he will charge a buck. i have had him send me shit after orders a few times over the years. great seller and such a breeze to work with compared to other sellers in china.
     
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    That sucks man, sorry :(  You could try sanding it very softly. Search for tips to remove nubmarks or stress marks on model kits and gunpla.
     
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    There's like four scratches and two are deep enough to see white. It's pretty much a lost cause and buffing it will just make it more of a mess. Honestly, scratches don't bother me too much because my mind can somewhat write it off as battle-damage.
     
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    I'll take a look at it when mine finally arrives from ShowZ, but as much as I hate single hip flaps, I doubt it'll bother me enough to go to the trouble of replacing it. Besides, it wouldn't be easy: have to keep that hinge intact which means the side flaps will need to be moved outward as much as you can get away with and then you've got to figure out a way to attach them so that they won't just fall right off. If the whole thing were on a long pin, it'd be easy (assuming the pin isn't too difficult to remove) but it looks like it's just plastic nubs sitting in a recess.
     
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  8. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    What's "HJZ", again? I want this guy but no one has him in yet.
     
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    Astrotrain be trying to slide himself into a tunnel that's too tight.
     
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    HZJ is a chinese seller on ebay. also if you want this bot he is readily available here in the states if you are stateside. @ToyDojo has a bushell of them if you want to go that route.
     
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    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    @lilcarus TD has never showed it as back in stock since they sold their first lot. I know you saw some in the shop but I have to assume those were already spoken for because you can’t order it from TD right now. I can’t find any NA retailer who has it. BBTS has preorders still up, that’s it. If anyone knows where it can be found I’d appreciate the info.
     
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    no im sure they have it instock. i have said this like 100 times already about the site listings. if you want something just give them a call to double check. the website sometimes doesnt get updated fast enough.
     
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    I mean, did you call them to actually check, or just make assumptions so you could hop online and complain?
     
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    no those were just stock and not sold bots. eddie told me they weren't sold when i took the pic. whenever something is sold it is pulled off the floor and boxed up for shipping.

    i called but he wasnt at the store right now but he will check. but he did say he has another 150 on the way. so either way he will still have some for sale.
     
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    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    Can you order over the phone with them?
     
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    Sort of. I called him and had him send me a direct invoice to my email when he randomly pulled the IF Lamobros from the metaphorical "backroom".
     
  19. Johntimus Prime

    Johntimus Prime Where's my perfect Legends-scale Ultra Magnus?

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    I'll see if I can give them a ring, if not, hopefully they'll pop up as in stock on the site itself.

    Because waiting for 2 weeks on a Chinese order with tracking that makes zero sense is something I avoid when possible.
     
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    @lilcarus Yeah I just got off the phone with them, they don't have any stock now but they're expecting 160 pieces in, but things are delayed so no idea when it is. He said he wasn't going to put it up for sale on the site until they get in because "Transformers fans are the most impatient" and if he puts up preorders he'll get bugged constantly until they're in. lol He's right!
     
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