MP 50 Tigatron

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Fc203, Feb 8, 2020.

  1. oku

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    Not so fast, MP46 saved MP44.
     
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  2. Silvershot

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    Part of this increase also has to do with the lack of repaint potential. TT can usually make more money back when they repaint a mold, but Dinobot, Megatron, Blackarachnia, and Tigatron don’t really have much in the way of repaint potential. They need to make more on the original mold, because they may not be able to make any on repaints.

    The major, legit retailers do not open preorders until TT officially solicits the figure. They haven’t officially solicited it yet.
     
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  3. Joalro

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    Not yet she didn't, otherwise Amazon would have MP 50 by now. I'd be able to order it, and I'd get with with next day delivery. How? Well, that's just prime.
     
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    should i jump in? he's priced here in PH at 175$

    regarding the megatron head. can it be used like a spare head for mp 43 or nah?
     
  5. GizmoTron

    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

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    From the picture it looks like it is pretty much just a MP43 head.

    A bit weird to include that, but I suppose it's much easier and cheaper to pack that in than say a full sized Snowstalker corpse.
     
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    then it can be used to replace KO Megs head. nice!!!
     
  7. Reygn

    Reygn Leader of The Abyss

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    Take a closer look at the Megatron head. You see a panel line on the left side of his face, while yhe right side of his face in rotated backwards.
     
  8. lord ginrai

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    It looks like one side of the head is tilted. Not sure whether it's fixed in place or if the sides can actually rotate. I hope the latter!
     
  9. Booster Gold

    Booster Gold Superhero?

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    We haven't seen the usual high res product shots yet. They usually drop with if not slightly before all the big name pre-orders (HLJ, AJ, AE, NJ etc etc..). Those that have pre-orders up are the sorts that often jump the gun.
     
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  10. JustineBW

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    Lowest ive seen locally is 167$ shipping included. ill wait for other suppliers
     
  11. Ratchet2007

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    I order all my MPs from Amazon JP and swear by it. Much better option than ordering from Kapow as I save about £30 at least
     
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  12. Booster Gold

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    Finally a proper example UK buyer... only a £30 saving on Kapow? I save around that much using AE.

    Example: Including shipping Blackarachnia cost me £87.26 from AE. Kapow would have cost me £112.94. (using cheapest shipping in both cases).

    So as yet I'm not seeing the benefit of dancing with the devil. Except possibly improved customer service. (although to be fair AE have been good to me). So do they charge/quote you import fees immediately upon preorder? Does your stuff pass through UK customs without issue? How does the process work, what are the steps, and how long does it take? I'm genuinely interested.
     
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  14. lord ginrai

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    I'm glad he comes pre-yellowed, for accuracy, I was worried it was gonna take 20 years of chain smoking right next to the figure to get it to match my original Tigatron.
     
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    Hmm... I preordered from Amazon JP, but so far they are actually more expensive than ShowZ. I'm counting on that price to drop, but what if I preorder from both? What is ShowZ's cancel policy?
     
  17. lord ginrai

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    Price will definitely come down. Discount has been consistently 30% to 33%. Not too sure about ShowZ's cancellation policy.
     
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    Do
    AJ charge immediately or when it ships?
     
  19. Joalro

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    Ships
     
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    Do AE write what the buyer wants on/in the box?