Mech Fans Toys ASTROTRAIN / MS26-IRON SKY

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

  1. OCProwl

    OCProwl Autobot Dad

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    Yeah the 3 extra heads come standard.

    But hey @lilcarus @FredVIII @Autobrat Leader hzj replied to me and said the heads are not available for sale separately and he doesn't have any extra sets. So out of luck there.
     
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  2. TIKnTIN

    TIKnTIN the NOTORIOUS B.U.G.

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    i would have been quite surprised, and to be honest a little peeved if in fact HZJ could sell the extra heads on their own as i committed to buying MS-18 for that reason. :p 
     
  3. ph4zed

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    Yaaaay!

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  4. lilcarus

    lilcarus Well-Known Member

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    those 2 look great together and one might even say they are long lost brothers...o_O 

    i am glad they updated the design.
     
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  5. ph4zed

    ph4zed Sarcasticon

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    Me too, but it's making me extra thirsty for Thomas... and the MS-18 astrotrain for that other noggin that seems to look a lot more like fancy cell. *drool*
     
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  6. FredVIII

    FredVIII human germ!

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    T'was worth a shot! Thanks for the update. :) 
     
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    Any comparison pictures of ms-18 and original g1?
     
  8. RedEG6

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    finally got my space choo choo and this is a delight to fiddle with. i would say that my copy has awesome tolerances - tabs fit together with just a little nudge, joints are just about the right kind of tightness - not overtly tight, not way too loose either. transformation from bot to train to shuttle and back to bot was very intuitive. hope that MFT's coming Blitzwing and Octane would be the same. now I need Springer to accompany this lone triple changer in my collection. 116581536_10221462878819180_4899520906269745010_n.jpg 116666645_10221462879219190_3684487305284613692_n.jpg 116692774_10221462879859206_5993897588333766639_n.jpg
     
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  9. Bruticus88

    Bruticus88 Bruticus devastate Devastator!

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    Space Choo Choo is inbound. Finally found a reliable seller with inventory in-stock.
     
  10. mrspingly

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    "Steel Ambition", the more toy-coloured version, arrived earlier. Bot and train are impressive, shuttle is disappointing.

    I think G1 Astrotrain got a bit jealous of the attention the new boy was getting:
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    But that does show up how these new tiny bots are often bigger than the 1980s originals, which I'm sure didn't feel tiny at the time!
     
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  11. Craigmcgowan1984

    Craigmcgowan1984 Wallet prepare for devastation

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    My son's birthday present finally arrived
    (a month after his birthday) he is very happy with it thankfully
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    What's this part for?
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  12. TIKnTIN

    TIKnTIN the NOTORIOUS B.U.G.

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    adapter for the shuttle mode to put it on a flight/display stand. see earlier post in this thread.
    Mech Fans Toys ASTROTRAIN / MS26-IRON SKY
     
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  13. Pessimus Prime

    Pessimus Prime Slackerbot Commander

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    I had to nag hzj401 a bit because after 5 days he still hadn’t shipped my Steel Ambition but he finally put it in the mail (well, theoretically). Pretty excited for this one. One Astrotrain for home, one for work, but I’m not sure which one will be which yet.
     
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  14. RickyLeeSTF

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    Pretty sure HZJ is only a one man operation and ships out once a week, in my experience it’s been Mondays. He’s solid. Maybe you ordered right after a shipping day.
     
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  15. Pessimus Prime

    Pessimus Prime Slackerbot Commander

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    Yeah he wrote me back and said he doesn’t live in the center of the city and so only ships twice a week, so I wrote him back to say no problem but I’m also thinking that if you only ship twice a week and it’s been 5 days something doesn’t add up. I’ve ordered from him before so I’m not worried, but it’s been a while so if this is an established thing from him I’d forgotten about it.
     
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  16. Autobrat Leader

    Autobrat Leader Bratwurst in Disguise

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    He ships twice a week per his listings. I just ordered MFT Mindwipe on a Sunday and had to email him the following weekend because it hadn't shipped yet. Not a big deal since shit is crazy anymore, but still had to prompt him.
     
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  17. Craigmcgowan1984

    Craigmcgowan1984 Wallet prepare for devastation

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    Thanks big help, he'll be happy to know that he can use it with his space bridge stands.
     
  18. TIKnTIN

    TIKnTIN the NOTORIOUS B.U.G.

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    that's not MS-18, that's MS-20.
     
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  19. Pessimus Prime

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    For bonus points, that's not even the original G1 toy that MS-20 is with. :D 
     
  20. autobot prowl

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    Still a cool pic though
     
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