MOTU Origins Thread

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Pharoid, Feb 21, 2020.

  1. Gumblor Gimbles

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    i ordered roboto online and he just arrived. lovely figure but the gear gimmick doesnt work, his body just rotates normally with a squeaky noise. is there any fix or should i just try to return him?
     
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  2. Maximus Danz

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    I think you should probably return him.

    But hey, up to you, I'm just not brave enough to pop open clear plastic.
     
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  3. Convotron

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    I'm pretty sure that this is a fixable issue since it sounds like a matter of misaligned gears but the torso is welded/glued so it's risky to open it in order to fix the problem. Unless you are confident that you can open the torso without unintended breakage, I suggest returning/exchanging it.
     
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  4. Gumblor Gimbles

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    Thanks for the responses guys- I decided to send them an email about returning him.
     
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    Not a bad idea to also reach out to Mattel just in case, see if they can give any kind of compensation or replacement. Haven’t paid attention but hoping Roboto isn’t as scalper-bait as others in the line.
     
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  6. matrixprime

    matrixprime Just a guy who likes toys

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    BBTS just filled my Scareglow order. Now to wait for the rest.
     
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    Wave 4 and Scareglow are now in stock at bbts
     
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  8. Chosen

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    Eyyyyy replacement Tri-Klops here we come! Hopefully Mer-Man comes in soon too.
     
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    I got a mail giving the heads up on deluxe Hordak (but none on Triklops, he just got dumped into my POL, weird) so now I really hope that Mosquitor also shows up within ten days because then I can ship all my stuff and will only have autumn preorders waiting


    are deluxes divided into any kind of wave system or do they just kinda show up whenever?
     
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  10. Chosen

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    They're by waves, but maybe they're also getting the solid case treatment like the standard figures now.
     
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  11. Smitty.1981

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    That seems likely give that the first deluxe mini comic had He-Man, Skeletor, Ram-Man and Clamp Champ but sightings of those figures were spotty and inconsistent. The the next mini comic has Mosquitor and Buzzsaw Hordak but there have been no sightings of Mosquitor that I'm aware of. However he could have been delayed due to the blood pumping gimmick not being done right as see in the Pixel Dan interview.
     
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    I received my Man-E-Faces figures from Amazon today. Still on the hunt for the rest of Wave 2, and Wave 5 and beyond.
     
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    !!! Wave 4 hit my loot at BBTS! Shipping now along with Kingdom Tracks. WOO HOO!
     
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    So anybody else feel let down that the true Alcala Skeletor Head that was teased with the Origins of Evil 2 pack but wasn't actually included... or is it just me?

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  17. Nightwind

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    I was disappointed as well. Don't get me wrong, I'm fine with the one we got but it's definitely not what I was looking for. Ordered an Alcala head from eBay for my Skeletor custom. Cost more than the figure itself, but in the end it was worth it!
     
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    yeah... I'm not paying $100 for the og head. And the best copy on eBay is hard to get cause the guy never opens his storefront. So I'll just have to spend some money and get a 3d printer. Because I'm petty and I don't like feeling lied to by companies. I pre-ordered that set solely for that head.
     
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    Glad to see some of the preorders on BBTS finally coming in. Now come onnnn, Wave 2…
     
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  20. VorZorV

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    Yeah good to see Wave 4 is back, makes me hopeful I will see my Wave 5 eventually.
     
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